Links Taproom

Links TaproomLinks Taproom
Links TaproomLinks Taproom
Bar, Eatery

1559 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60622-2009
United States

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Ratings by jrallen34:
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Rated by jrallen34 from Illinois

1/5  rDev -76.9%

May 26, 2014
More User Ratings:
Rated: 4.26 by Gambyt20 from Illinois

Mar 05, 2019
Rated: 4.32 by PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan

Nov 26, 2018
Rated: 4.15 by seanchai from Virginia

Oct 08, 2018
Rated: 4.04 by REVZEB from Illinois

May 17, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by FowlerWorldPeace from Illinois

Oct 05, 2016
Rated: 4.15 by cryptichead from Illinois

Sep 11, 2016
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Reviewed by DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
vibe: 1 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75
The Links is a long, narrow and cavernous space in the main bar thoroughfare of Wicker Park. Full of douchebags and annoying white people, probably from the suburbs. I would completely avoid this place on weekend nights. It is crowded, super loud and the atmosphere is thoroughly terrible... but man, the beer!

35 taps and 2 casks and so much quality stuff: Almanac, Goose Lolita, Madame and Halia, Revolution, Oso, Temperance, Solemn Oath, New Belgium, Pig Minds… pricey for small pours ($7-$8) but such cool shit, yo!

The loud and douchey atmo ruins it for me, but maybe on a weekday it is not as bad. Service at the bar was surprisingly fast and attentive.
Aug 16, 2016
Rated: 3.7 by cadaugherty from Illinois

May 12, 2016
Rated: 4.61 by sd123 from Georgia

Mar 28, 2016
Rated: 4.38 by osickeym from Ohio

Mar 13, 2016
Rated: 3.83 by dexterk1 from Illinois

Jan 10, 2016
Rated: 4.28 by chitowntink from Illinois

Dec 15, 2015
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Reviewed by wapcap from Nebraska

4.06/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75
Another good place in ChiTown. Selectionn of brews was good, and larger than some in the area. The layout and service were good. Foods were good and well prepared. I'd recommend checking out. There are also a few good craft beer stores in the walking area, and at least one brewery close by. A half days visit.
Dec 09, 2015
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Reviewed by 98green from Michigan

4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
This is my kind of place. Stopped by at 6pm on a Sunday. Not packed at all but a solid rotating crowd. 40 handles including 4 cask handles if that's your thing, concentrated with a few locals when I was there. Bartenders were quite attentive. Didn't get any food but the sausages looked and smelled awesome. My only knock is that lots of offerings were on short 13 or 9 oz pours
Nov 02, 2015
Rated: 4.1 by bowzer4birdie from Illinois

Oct 02, 2015
Rated: 4.28 by gatorlove from Florida

Sep 29, 2015
Rated: 4.6 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Aug 09, 2015
Rated: 4.44 by dannycohen62 from Illinois

Jul 31, 2015
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Reviewed by mmesce2 from Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5
Let's be honest. They are named for serving homo. And they do just that, very well. The vibe is that of a restaurant which serves beer as a secondary...not quite a gastropub. Their selection is great, and diverse. I have been there about 5x and each time there has been a very knowledgeable employee. I don't think the food is worth the cost imho, but it is tasty. Give it a try and tell me I'm wrong. I love it because wicker park desperately needed a diverse taproom, and it filled my hole (no homo).
May 12, 2015
Rated: 4.23 by tim007007 from Illinois

Mar 30, 2015
Rated: 4.43 by Chris-1911 from Illinois

Mar 23, 2015
Rated: 4.93 by aussiebeer from Illinois

Feb 25, 2015
Rated: 4.29 by MaximumYuks from Oregon

Feb 19, 2015
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Reviewed by tjcapture from Georgia

4.93/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5
Great beer selection. Love the screens with beers on tap and even showing keg status. Had the Goose Island Bourbon County Coffee Stout, which was amazing itself. Bartender was very knowledgeable and a great guy.
Feb 14, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by misternebbie from Pennsylvania

Feb 04, 2015
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Reviewed by FlaviusG from Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75
I have visited several times, and would recommend Link's to anyone looking for good beer and food. Each time I have visited they have had a good mix of different beers, including beers on tap, cask, and bottles. It is clean, the staff is friendly, and the food is very good, and reasonably priced for Chicago. They utulize a cool menu that is displayed on TVs, that shows all the beer (and wine) they have on tap, with notes, as well as how much of the keg is left. Great spot!
Jan 22, 2015
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Rated by Jfishe13313 from Florida

4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75
Great beer selection, great sausage selection, great knowledgeable service.
Jan 17, 2015
Rated: 4 by drewone from California

Dec 06, 2014
Rated: 5 by PaulFunTime from Illinois

Nov 08, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Nuggetz from Texas

Nov 06, 2014
Rated: 5 by Fooze from Illinois

Oct 06, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by markgugs from New Jersey

Jul 25, 2014
Rated: 4.75 by teddyarrowhead from Oregon

Jul 21, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by mikebeachnd from Illinois

Jun 26, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by little_star from Illinois

Apr 30, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by detrockcitey from Illinois

Apr 26, 2014
Rated: 5 by Moutstainz from Illinois

Apr 15, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by cathomae from Illinois

Apr 04, 2014
Links Taproom in Chicago, IL
Place rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 44 ratings