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Fountainhead

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
95
world-class

59 Ratings
Ratings: 59
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: 27
Bottles: 150
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1970 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60613-1021
United States
phone: (773) 697-8204

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thefountchicago

Notes:
Place added by: emerge077 on 04-29-2010

Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 2:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm - 3:00am
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm
Sunday: 2:30pm - 2:00am
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Ratings: 59 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by MrMcGibblets:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Drove by this place countless times before realizing it was a good beer bar. Always wondered why it was always busy and now I know. Decent sized place with large glass windows. Very dark inside, too dark for my tastes...hard to get a good look at a beer even. Otherwise a classy, clean feel to the place. Very busy again even on the late weeknight I went, had to stand at the end of the bar. Service was fine and it didn't take too long for the bartender to address me. Great beer list-a lot to choose from and all are quality selections. No crap beer at all. Good glassware used. Beer menu has good descriptions and is sorted out well. Also an extensive whisky selection. Will definitely be back.
update: have been here many times since. taplines are always clean and i appreciate the extra rinse with the water thingy. the new(er) rooftop bar is very nice as well. good service overall and the beer guy is super nice and generous. a go-to place. my only critique is the bottle list is pretty dated. food is upscale pub food and pretty good.

More User Reviews:
Photo of beinerso
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of feeger22
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of KeithE
4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Great neighborhood tavern with a fantastic selection for craft brews both on tap and in bottle. Tap beers are always changing and they carry a lot of small batch beers. I highly recommend this place for it's really great beer selection and it's unpretentious atmosphere.

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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Fountainhead in Chicago, IL
95 out of 100 based on 59 ratings.