The Map Room

The Map RoomThe Map Room
The Map RoomThe Map Room

1949 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60647-4560
United States

(773) 252-7636 | map

Notes: 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.
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Reviewed by Tilley4 from Tennessee

4.26/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4
Another must stop in Chicago...probably the coolest bar I've ever been in....the selection won't necessarily blow you away but there's not a bad beer on the list if that makes sense...

It was a privilege to be able to drink a beer in this setting..
Jan 16, 2022
Rated: 4.11 by slasich from Pennsylvania

May 16, 2020
Rated: 4.17 by REVZEB from Illinois

Jun 26, 2019
Rated: 4.11 by seanchai from Virginia

Oct 08, 2018
Rated: 4.38 by Rubezahl from Pennsylvania

Jul 30, 2018
Rated: 4.63 by Stengelfoot from California

Jun 02, 2018
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Reviewed by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5
This place is cool. I can't really think of a better way to describe it. It's just cool. A great spot to be just away from all of the really busy parts of Chicago. Beer list is deep but won't blow anybody away that's been lucky enough to travel all around for beer. Still feels a little like an old school bar, but that's part of the fun.
May 07, 2018
Rated: 4.49 by JColin from Illinois

Dec 17, 2017
Rated: 4.28 by BarrelAgedG from California

May 10, 2017
Rated: 5 by brights from Illinois

Mar 21, 2017
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Reviewed by CLEtoCINtoCHI from Illinois

4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75
Love this place. Outstanding selection - with a heavy bias for high-octane brew and belgians. Great vibe. Appealing as both a place to relax with a brew or get some work done on a Friday afternoon as it is a place to spend an entire evening exploring delicious brews.
Dec 21, 2016
Rated: 3.93 by mig100 from Texas

Sep 23, 2016
Rated: 4.25 by cryptichead from Illinois

Sep 02, 2016
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Reviewed by AlanFollett from California

5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
My favorite Chicago multi-tap, and a place I make it a point to visit several times on every Chicago visit. Great draft and bottle selection, with new items almost daily. Nice, beer-savvy people on both sides of the bar.

Oh, and they now do take credit cards.
Aug 21, 2016
Rated: 3.84 by fermentedbarley from New Hampshire

Jul 25, 2016
Rated: 5 by psoriasaurus from Thailand

Jun 30, 2016
Rated: 4.43 by Gambyt20 from Illinois

Jun 29, 2016
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

4.17/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5
This is my neighborhood bar... a mere two blocks away from my home of the last 15 years.
The Map Room is widely known and loved by most. It was a pioneer in brining Chicagoans a wide variety of craft beers.

I started going in 2003 after returning from England and finding out that The Map Room had an engine that poured English beers from a cask.

My only suggestion is that they should serve flights.

Visit The Map Room when you are in Chicago ... But, know that there is much more in what many here believe is becoming the center of the third generation of craft brewers.
Jun 11, 2016
Rated: 4.85 by kfmeke from District of Columbia

Jun 10, 2016
Rated: 4.61 by Stezz420 from Illinois

Jun 06, 2016
Rated: 4.86 by Hopfarts from Texas

May 12, 2016
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Reviewed by IceAce from California

5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5
My go-to, very first stop when visiting Chicago. Possibly tied with Belmont Station in Portland as my favorite place in the US to bend my elbow. Fantastic beer selection, well-educated staff and, is truly a Map Room!
May 05, 2016
Rated: 4.36 by bylerteck from Canada (ON)

Apr 29, 2016
Rated: 4.44 by Eman17 from Illinois

Apr 25, 2016
Rated: 4.85 by osickeym from Ohio

Mar 13, 2016
Rated: 4.18 by Mgm54 from Illinois

Feb 08, 2016
Rated: 4.67 by Gorf_Minor from Illinois

Jan 08, 2016
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Reviewed by pbgnar from Illinois

4.36/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Map room consistently has a solid tap list and more than a few interesting bottles. Only issue is that they seem to run out of what you are looking for quite often. Not to worry! A quick chat with the bartender will result in you finding a new beer or even brewery that is just as good, or better, than the one you were originally seeking.
Jan 05, 2016
Rated: 4.18 by jschott75 from Illinois

Dec 23, 2015
Rated: 4.5 by Iamjeff6 from Virginia

Dec 09, 2015
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Reviewed by wapcap from Nebraska

3.83/5  rDev -13.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75
This is a good craft brew place to visit. Seemed to be set up like a coffee shop, but with craft beer. Meaning, ample space to set up your labtop and get some work done, while enjoying local brews. The service was fine, but slow, but that was mostly due to another patron and a long winded story. Selection was fine, and they had several local options. But the selection didn't blow me away. The place came highly recommended, and while not quite living up to hype, I'd still recommend checking out.
Dec 09, 2015
Rated: 4.42 by orangesol from Pennsylvania

Dec 01, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by rcjennings from Ohio

Nov 15, 2015
Rated: 4.47 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Nov 12, 2015
Rated: 4.86 by barleywin from Missouri

Oct 10, 2015
Rated: 4.51 by jophish17 from Georgia

Sep 21, 2015
Rated: 4.38 by SergeLowpz from Texas

Aug 26, 2015
Rated: 4.11 by Kegatron from Pennsylvania

Aug 12, 2015
Rated: 4.69 by boothbeer from Illinois

Jul 31, 2015
Rated: 4.89 by chiefbender from Georgia

Jul 27, 2015
The Map Room in Chicago, IL
Place rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 351 ratings