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The Map Room

Not Rated.
The Map RoomThe Map Room

Taps: 27 / Bottles: 230
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
98
world-class

266 Ratings
Ratings: 266
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.91%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar ]

1949 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60647-4560
United States
phone: (773) 252-7636

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @maproomtavern

Notes:
CASH ONLY (as of June 2009)
ATM on premise

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday: 7:30 am - 3:00 am
Sunday: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
No alcohol served before 11:00am.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

(Place added by: jackndan)
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DCon

Missouri

4.47/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | $$$

Taking a taxi to this place from the Publican, it was tough to see on the corner @ night. There is a neon sign on the front of the place of Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea but their beer signs aren't lit up. We then finally see The Map Room sign on the corner of the place (not lit up b/c the lights were broken and hanging from the sign), and walk in, show our i.d.'s, and are told its a cash only place and there is a atm in the middle of the place.

Very easy going crowd here, all the seats and even places to stand at the bar were taken, so we took one of the seats in the back. The world is painted by an artist on the walls everywhere and very urban, cool "helicopter" fans make up the place. Nice very clean but not a problem as long as our glassware is!

The bartender definitely hooked us up with a rare Fantome AND let me bargain with the price of it. Very cool dude. Otherwise, they were very happy campers. Would have to come here again to give more of a more intricate review of the place.

Tap Handles are extremely high up and are visible with their bottles as well. A HUGE bottle list was given to us after talking with the bartender for quite some time. He then suggested some Fantomes and other Krieks/Lambics that weren't on there. Very awesome!

They open very early (6am) and then close late reminding me of a beer bar, coffee house, and music venue I used to manage in Ballwin, MO. I would like to come here for coffee next time and then also stay for a brew in the early part of the evening. Would highly recommend coming here if your in town!

11-05-2011 01:55:53 | More by DCon
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edmaher

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

07-28-2014 00:32:20 | More by edmaher
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dcf5ve

Illinois

4.88/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | $$

Opens at 6am for coffee and pastries. Starts serving beer at 11am. This place is absolutely lovely during the day with open windows during nice days. I, personally, avoid the weekends and nights. Too many amatuers. World class beer list and a very nice staff.

07-17-2014 20:55:05 | More by dcf5ve
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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The Map Room in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.