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Hopleaf

Not Rated.
HopleafHopleaf

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

244 Ratings
Ratings: 244
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.46%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

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

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Reviews by Yetiman420:
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Yetiman420

Ohio

4.53/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | $$

My wife and I made a stop at Hopleaf prior to dinner on a Saturday evening the first week of December. Based on other reviews, I was expecting the worst in terms of a crowd. We arrived a little before 7 and while it was crowded, it turned out that many people at the front bar were waiting for tables so we eventually got a seat (and then a table) in the front bar area. The rear bar opened around 7:30 and you'll know it's open because of a red neon sign over the entryway to the back of the restauarant. We stuck with beers and it appeared the mussels were very popular. We did the Map Room twice on this visit (before and after a concert at a venue around the corner from the Map Room) and we give the Hopleaf a slight advantage over the Map Room because it's nicer, in a *better* nerighborhood, and cleaner. Better is a subjective term - there was much more going on around Clark street by the Hopleaf. Both places have a world-class beer selection and are worth the visit. Hopleaf has the Belgian Flemish sour brewed for Monks in Philly which I thought was cool. We also learned Chicago will go smoke free Jan. 1 of '08. I can't wait!!!

12-04-2007 14:15:30 | More by Yetiman420
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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spinoza


5/5  rDev +12.6%

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kodt

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.6%

07-09-2014 17:09:18 | More by kodt
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4.66/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5 | $$

This place is awesome. They have a bunch of not only American craft on tap but plenty of Belgian beers too.

Food is great and reasonably priced. It's a great neighborhood too.

Only ten minutes away from Half Acre. Get the oysters they are the best I have ever had.

07-07-2014 15:18:13 | More by NewGlarusFan
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Zombie_Dust

Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.6%

07-05-2014 16:10:11 | More by Zombie_Dust
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astronautjones

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

07-04-2014 00:26:47 | More by astronautjones
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bcook582

California

2.5/5  rDev -43.7%

06-25-2014 18:52:31 | More by bcook582
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Halfbrother83

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7%

06-25-2014 02:37:38 | More by Halfbrother83
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev -13.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$

Atmosphere: nothing to special here. mostly has the feel of a fancy restaurant.

Quality: fairly good to great quality but I would assume this isn't too out of the ordinary in Chicago.

Service: good service, didn't need much help making my selections but he was there when needed and fairly quick

Selection: pretty good selection, I'd hope for nothing less with the distro and quantity that chicago gets. I had zombie dust and heart of gold from perenial. it didn't look like the most rare and unique beer but there was a good variety

Food: very good, probably the highlight, I had good mussels and some tasty fries

Overall: if your in the mood for mussels and beer you can't go wrong. Definitely worth a shot but unlikely to be the very best of chicago

06-18-2014 20:20:17 | More by SportsandJorts
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Hopleaf in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.