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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

260 Ratings
Ratings: 260
Reviews: 213
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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Reviews by nogoodreason:
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nogoodreason

Missouri

4.8/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

There is a palpable love of beer in this place.

A long, narow room that was fairly crowded when we arrived. Regardless, we were able to find seating immediately.

They have a great number of beers on tap, focusing mostly on Belgian (St. Bernardus Abt 12, Tripel Karmeliet, Saison Dupont, Delerium Tremens and more) and US Micro selections (Bell's Two-Hearted, DFH 90 Minute, Allagash White, etc.) with several British and German options thrown in for good measure. One thing that pleased me greatly was a lack of macroswill. Very few bars have this broadness of selection without throwing the macros a bone.

The service was remarkable, all beers are served in the brewer's branded glassware. On top of that, each glass is hit with a rinser before being used in order to promote head retention. Talk about going that extra step. The bartenders though obviously busy, were friendly and knowledgable.

The only thing against this place was the noise. The music was loud and the crowd equally loud. We were able to converse at our table, though it required raised voices. I think this place would be even better on a week night.

A definite must-see when you're in Chicago.

08-16-2004 14:11:36 | More by nogoodreason
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The Map Room in Chicago, IL
98 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.