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The Map Room

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The Map RoomThe Map Room
BA SCORE
98
world-class

296 Ratings
Ratings: 296
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: n/a
Taps: 27
Bottles: 230
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ 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:
Place added by: jackndan

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.
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Reviews by beerinator:
Photo of beerinator
4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Wow.

We visited the Map Room during the dusk hours, right before it got dark. The light coming in from the windows lit up the national geographics that are displayed across from the bar. The entire place had this feeling of age. The bar is covered with the type of countertop material that you would find in your grandmothers house.

The draft selection was super. There were local beers as well as a few belgian draft selections that I haven't seen before. The bottle selection was enormous. The only issue that I had with the beer selection was the fact that none of the boards or menus had price listings. The prices were listed in tiny font behind the bar. The bartender even had to squint to see the prices.

The service here was great. Our bartender knew her stuff and you could tell from the way she described beers that she had previously sampled quite a few of the Map Room's selection.

Don't miss this place. It's a cheap taxi ride from downtown, and it's worth every dime. Just be sure to eat first.

There was no food other than pretzels and nuts.

More User Reviews:
Photo of evan35
4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of feeger22
4.67/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of NWatters
4.71/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

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4.32/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev -9.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of garg
5/5  rDev +12.4%

We visit the Map Room from Madison on an almost-annual basis.

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -21.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev -10.1%

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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5/5  rDev +12.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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The Map Room in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.