Old Chicago

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

3030 Utica Ridge Rd
Bettendorf, Iowa, 52722-2977
United States

(563) 355-9494 | map
oldchicago.com

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2006

PLACE STATS
Score:
-
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
6.53%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.68/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I'm not a huge fan of the whole family-style bar and grill setting for when I'm wanting to try craft beers, but it's more tolerable if you're there with a decent amount of friends. Impressive amount of taps, and I do get a kick out of the whole beer club idea. The food's pricey (as it is at any chain like this), but it's better than some other places.

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Photo of ALC82
3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeerNY
3/5  rDev -11%

Photo of bashiba
3.05/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5 | food: 3.5

This chain pizza joint tauts its 110 Beer tour as the best beer selection in the area, but out of 110 beers there really isn't much to pick from. Not a single IPA on the hole list, but list local favorite as Michelob Ultra, ugh. Having 25 different Macro's and 50 different InBev Euro lagers doesn't actually give you a very big selection. While they did have a few suprises like a couple Rogue offerings, and Red Chimay, there still wasn't to much to get excited about. Plus it never fails every time I have been there the first beer I ordered was out. This time it was bodingtons - I settled for a bluebird bitter. Last time it took me 5 tries from the so called huge selection to get something they actually had in stock.

The atomsphere is typical Shennagins style chain with sports on a few TVs.
The service was good, but I have yet to actually have a waiter or waitress who actually knew anything about their beers.
The food was good, some decent unusual pizza offerings and decent pasta, but nothing great. A touch on the expensive side.

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Old Chicago in Bettendorf, IA
3.37 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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