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Hackney's

Not Rated.
Hackney'sHackney's
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

19 Ratings
Ratings: 19
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 6.85%
Taps: 30
Bottles: 10
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

733 S Dearborn St
Chicago, Illinois, 60605-1837
United States
phone: (312) 461-1116

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hackneys

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(Place added by: jackndan)
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Reviews by tapman:
Photo of tapman
3.88/5  rDev -5.1%

Located in Chicago's Printer's Row in the South Loop, this is a great establishment for us college students who enjoy fine brews. The prices on everything from food to spirits is reasonable and competitive with the other pubs and bars in Chicago.

The nice thing is that they change their tap beers every three months and have about 13-20 beers on tap at a time along with an honorable wine selection and some ciders on tap as well. They always balance the beer variety, so whatever mood your in they have a beer for you. A year ago they had Guiness Extra Stout (the real one) on non-nitro tap and it was delicious.

Also if you are looking for food it is the best food in the South Loop, which only has some crappy thai restaurants and a Bar Louie for grub. The famous Hackney burger is enough to draw you in and I recommend the Inside-Out burger with chedder cheese and smoky bacon stuffed inside the half-pound patty. For desert get the cookie sunday. Baked fresh for each costomer, it has to be the best tasting desert I've ever had the pleasure of experienceing.

tapman, Apr 05, 2007
More User Reviews:
Photo of blue-dream
4/5  rDev -2.2%

blue-dream, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of Robyn
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Robyn, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of ccyoung
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

ccyoung, Jul 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

cadaugherty, Jun 14, 2014
Photo of ChicagoNick
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

ChicagoNick, Jun 11, 2014
Photo of Chaney
4.05/5  rDev -1%

My wife and I visited this place on a recent visit to see the fam at Christmas 2012. This was literally a block from my brother-in-law's place which was nice.

Atmosphere: Located in the Printer's Row section of Chicago, which has sort of an old-timey, gangster movie feel. This inside had a nice, bar-like vibe that teetered on the verge of being a sports bar, but not quite. Quiet, just the way I like it!

Quality and Service: The waiter was very attentive to our need and seemed to know his way around the beer and food menu. Lot's of great stuff on both!

Selection: The beer selection was excellent: They had Daisy Cutter, some Two Brothers selelction, Metropolitan, Revolution, and a ton of other entries distributed to the local area. Lot of great selections of the food menu as well, but be warned, the website is rarely up-to-date.

Food: We ordered the Pesto Flatbread and it was killer!

Value: We got out of there for around $30 bucks or so after ordering several quality brews and a rather filling appetizer. We were both satisfied.

Definitely check this place out if you're in the area.

NOTE: A few doors down is a really nice bottle shop (Printer's Row Wine Shop).

Chaney, Jan 04, 2013
Photo of socon67
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Swung by here as I was staying up the block in Printer's Row.

This place is clearly a locals bar. I found it to be a fun atmosphere. Plenty of big time beer on tap and a wide bottle selection. I went with some Bell's stuff and it was all in proper glassware. Servers knew their stuff.

Food options looked good. Televisions had the Cubs game on, and the patrons appeared to be the after work crowd.

Pricing was typical for the area, and fiar for what we had. If you are in the area and looking for a non-pretentious hangout with good beer I'd recommend Hackney's.

socon67, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of drumminbrewer
4.05/5  rDev -1%

My favorite "burger and beer" spot in the South Loop.

Good size bar area - it can get a bit packed depending on day/time and such, but that's to be expected of any neighborhood hangout.

Large, rotating beer menu. Usually highlights Chicago brews; Half Acre, Goose (BTW-one of the places the 3 sisters made it to, they're still there as of last Sunday), Metropolitan, 2l Bros, etc. But a solid Great Lakes representation to - the region, not the brewery; Founders (KBS for a while), Tyranena from time to time.

Great food. High end pub fair, and some of the best burgers in town. I work just down the street and find myself getting their carryout more than my wallet wants to allow...

Servers are always friendly, some are more talkative than others, but it's not uncommon to hear patrons called by their first name.

I wouldn't necessarily call it a destination, but for those visiting or have just found themselves in the area it's by far the most recommended place for a nice, casual night out. I'll probably find myself there after work tonight. The very definition of a neighborhood hangout.

drumminbrewer, Sep 25, 2011
Photo of dirtylou
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%

Cool place in the south loop, a few doors down from Kasey's and around the corner from Villains (apparently closed on Sunday night).

good tap selection at fair prices - daisy cutter was the elixir of choice but there were some other interesting items - goose island green line, various metropolitan taps and other locals, higher end common offerings from the region.

the bar area was pretty quiet but it was midnight on a sunday - the restaurant area was completely shut down at this hour. the bartender was cool and chatty - not sure if she knew anything about beer, but it didnt matter.

tv's are present and the bar seems like a good conversation hub.

dirtylou, Jul 27, 2011
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Hackney's in Chicago, IL
91 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.