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Delilah's

Delilah'sDelilah's

Taps: 18 / Bottles: 150
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

37 Ratings
Ratings: 37
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 7.51%
$$ - reasonable


[ Bar ]

2771 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60614-1320
United States
phone: (773) 472-2771

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Notes:
Sunday-Friday: 4pm - 2am
Saturday: 4pm - 3am

Sundays in the fall - open at 11am for Buffalo Bills games
*Open 365 days a year

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Reviews by ZenAgnostic:
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$

Too dark to properly evaluate the appearance of your beer. So depending on how serious you are in rating, that may be an issue.

The glassware was pretty weak. Weird little small glasses. But they were clean.

Selection was pretty damn good, including lots of top self beers. Bottles of every Trappist brewery minus Westvleteren. Founders, Goose Island, Unibroue.

Service was a bit snarky, but after a few tips, lightened up and was helpful. Not the best way to do service, but whatever. They were nice in the end.

They offered free samples. Pretty decent place.

09-19-2011 21:58:29 | More by ZenAgnostic
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Jordy777

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-07-2014 22:29:38 | More by Jordy777
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Storning

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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PopnLoads

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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vinny21bal

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

02-27-2014 05:39:08 | More by vinny21bal
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larbush

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-26-2014 04:29:02 | More by larbush
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-15-2014 03:20:12 | More by ChainChompsky
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TheRealPour

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-14-2013 03:40:49 | More by TheRealPour
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susieferone

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-13-2013 21:13:17 | More by susieferone
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MarcatGSB

Michigan

4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | $$

Have read about Delilah's for years now. Mostly based around their whiskey selection, and I know this isn't Whiskey Advocate, but I'm giving them style points because Whiskey and beer go hand and hand.

Had lunch at the Northdown, and was walking over to Goose Clybourn, and bam, there was Delilah's and it was erupting with sound! As it turns out (and is noted above), that during the Fall, Delilah's will open early to show the Buffalo Bill's games. Mike the owner is from Buffalo, and sure as shit, you walk in and there is a bunch of Buffalo Bill's fans. As pathetic of a team as they are (zing), there is a good contingency of Bill's fans in Chicago. They were passionate, and drinking LaBatt's. I thought that was funny.

Anyways, they had a great little tap selection of beer. We ended up getting a Noel de Calabaza from JP...and that beer is no slouch, so I was very excited to see that on the list. He's got some great vintage bottles, and does a Christmas themed party ever year where he busts out some really gnarly verticals of shit like Anchor Christmas, SN Celebration and so on.

Mike is my favorite kind of bar owner. He stocks things because he wants to carry them and believes they are good products. Not because the beer community is drooling over them, or they are the newest and greatest, or anything like that. It's a great way to show people you give a f*ck, and that you are passionate about what you do. Right on Mike, keep it up dude.

Now his whiskey. World class selection. Shit you will not see anywhere else, ANYWHERE! Many hand picked casks by Mike himself, and some blends that he has done with distilleries. I love this.

This place is everything a great beer/whiskey bar should be. Dark, rough around the edges, and well stocked. A MUST stop in the Chicago area, I will absolutely be back.

12-12-2013 15:27:50 | More by MarcatGSB
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Delilah's in Chicago, IL
94 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.