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Hopleaf

HopleafHopleaf

Taps: 68 / Bottles: 350
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
98
world-class

220 Ratings
Ratings: 220
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.03%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar, Eatery ]

5148 N Clark St
Chicago, Illinois, 60640-2828
United States
phone: (773) 334-9851

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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$$

I stopped by Hopleaf after the Map Room last night. The interior was not as Spartan as the map room and their draft list was more interesting as well. There was a wide selection of American and Belgian beers with some really quality offerings. I settled on Zombie Dust and drank a couple finishing with some DFH 120 minute. The food looked interesting but a bit pricey for the decor and feel of the place. We arrived around midnight so we did not get to try the food. The bartenders were very attentive and helpful as they were at ease with the brews they were serving. Overall I really enjoyed the experience and would love to return.

08-01-2011 19:42:27 | More by Neffbeer
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alexm1309

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-19-2014 17:14:32 | More by alexm1309
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tanis

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

04-12-2014 22:53:57 | More by tanis
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.9%

04-03-2014 13:40:25 | More by Knoxrb12
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BeerLover99

Illinois

4.88/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$$

A: my visit was a post-lunch Monday affair, during Spring Break; bar area quietly full.
Perhaps a weekend or night time visit would be completely packed.

Q: This place is rather clean, nicely decorated, high standard fare,
sublime beer.

S: Johnny (Jersey guy w/red beard) was extremely friendly and helpful.
He offered pairing suggestions and his own personal touch to almost
every beer + food item on the menus.

S: The food and beer are top notch gastropub. A casual craft beer
fan or foodie will absolutely enjoy this spot.

F: Chose appetizer for my 1st visit: Sausage variety plate with white beans
in a bourbon barrel aged sauce and panchetta. The aroma and flavors
were so incredibly divine, I didn't want the dish to end.

V: The only mild drawback is the price; not for me, honestly. two 1/2 pints + 1 pint
plus an appetizer was $30 including tip. Life is about quality experiences, this was
so worth the wait, money, and time.

O: Hopleaf has been my #1 food/beer overlooked destination
in Chicago. Chicago born & raised. Treat yourself to this
mighty fine craft beer spot!

03-24-2014 23:18:56 | More by BeerLover99
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Missy82

Indiana

4.55/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75 | $$

We only got appetizers on our visit as we were more interested in the beer. Food was good but not great. The beer selection however, was amazing. Everything was fairly priced. It took me twenty minutes of menu review to finally pick a beer. They were fairly busy (it was a Sunday afternoon) and the service was very good and the staff was knowledgeable about their beer selections.

03-20-2014 18:23:21 | More by Missy82
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RMelyon

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

03-19-2014 03:45:35 | More by RMelyon
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

03-16-2014 05:52:14 | More by Kurmaraja
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-12-2014 22:35:50 | More by Canada_Dan
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beinerso

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

03-09-2014 03:14:13 | More by beinerso
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Hopleaf in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.