Kuma's Corner

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

49 Reviews
Kuma's CornerKuma's Corner
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

2900 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60618-5804
United States

(773) 604-8769 | map
www.kumascorner.com

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Added by gwtucker on 12-18-2005

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
129
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
7.06%
 
 
Taps:
5
Bottles/Cans:
30
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 49 | Ratings: 129
Reviews by Czap:
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4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Voted best burger in Chicago. I dare you to find a better burger anywhere in this country. It's not going to happen.

On a fuzzy day with friends, a stop at Kuma's, fell somewhere in the middle of our beer/food crawl. So it is a little blurry, but I remember enough to tell you that this place is all it's been hyped up to be. What's that? You say it's a heavy-metal burger and beer joint? Yep, that is exactly what it is.

I am not into metal, not one bit, but this place commits to the theme, which I appreciate. They don't do it in a sideshow kinda way. This is an authentic metal bar. Some of the "art" is very creative, hilarious and antagonistic. Love it.

The beer selection is very solid. I remember about 6 taps with all regional beers. Once you get in to their bottle selection, we start venturing out of the Great Lakes region of brewing. Lots of Colorado stuff and a very nice import selection, Belgiums included.

Okay, now for the burgers. They have about 20 or so burgers named after metal bands. The toppings and variations are wonderful and very well thought out. Just go to the website and check it out. I had the YOB...smoked gouda, bacon, roasted red peppers and roasted garlic mayo...Unbelievable. Best burger I have ever tasted in my life.

It is in your best interest to visit this place. If you have to wait in a long line, just do it. It's worth it. Come for the burger, stay for the beer. Then before you leave, order another burger. You know you'll regret it if you don't.

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Photo of Salt-n-Beer
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Poloplaya
4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.81/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of Eman17
4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.44/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Gorf_Minor
3.7/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of teamwiggum
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Angerhaus
4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Great food, decent beer, very loud.

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Photo of barleywin
4.88/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.64/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of MarkFrankosek
4.69/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Best Burgers in chicago! Cool environment and great selection of food and beer.

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Photo of Sweffin
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of dawsunn
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

As a dyed-in-the-wool metalhead, this is pretty much the ultimate beer-and-burger joint.

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Photo of bolognasuave
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

best damn burger in Chicago. beer selection is pretty solid too.

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Photo of Davit
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of brandoman63
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bshaw22
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Stopped here after a Beer Temple trip. Burgers are enormous and they have some cool appetizers. Beer on top is solid, and some good bottles. Not a ton of options, but what they have is good.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4/5  rDev -5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.6/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Kuma's Corner's burgers are as good as it gets. The service is always great, even when the line is out the door. Beer selection always small yet well thought out. Usually a Three Floyds selection available. Stellar, always bring out of town guests here!

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4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of djgoodwi
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Chris-1911
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of misternebbie
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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Kuma's Corner in Chicago, IL
94 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.
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