Sheffield's

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93
outstanding

48 Reviews
Sheffield'sSheffield's
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

3258 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60657-2211
United States

(773) 281-4989 | map
www.sheffieldschicago.com

Notes:
Sunday - Friday: 11:30am - 2am
Saturday: 11:30am - 3am

"Beer School Bar" (in back) opens at 6pm.

Kitchen Hours
Monday-Thursday: Full menu until 12am.
Friday & Saturday: Full menu until 1am.
Sunday: Full menu until 11pm.

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PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
96
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
5.74%
 
 
Taps:
50
Bottles/Cans:
165
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews by TheLoneGunman:
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4.72/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Sheffield's is a bar filled with friendly bartenders and more often than not, friendly people. Of course, along with it must come friendly beer.

Sheffield's selection was something of a point of frustration for me over the years. Not because it wasn't good, it was actually really good. But I felt they could take it to another level. Not an easy thing to do considering you are in Wrigleyville.

Well, they recently did it. Their selection has become outstanding. It still falls short of Map Room and The Hop Leaf, but considering the Wrigleyville factor, they are really kicking ass.

The atmosphere is chill and the bar is huge. The front bar alone is nice. But when you step into the back it opens up to two more bars. One of them can be a room booked for private parties. That room is only open for special events and exceptionally busy nights like Friday and Saturday.The very back room contains a pool table and a lounging area.

They serve no food, except for free chile on Sundays for football. The people behind the place are starting to get creative with doing in-house special events such as the chile cookoff that happens from time to time on Sundays.

They also don't mind you ordering food in. To assist you, they even have a big ass book of menus.

Sheffield's is a place you can't miss if you are a beer fan in Wrigleyville and someplace you should visit from time to time regardless. Just avoid it after Cubs games if you aren't down with a large and sometimes terribly annoying crowd. Saturdays are usually packed. Friday's more reasonable. Every other day is rather chill with a few exceptions.

In the warmer months, the beer garden is outstanding. It can get extremely packed. But a Sunday evening in the garden is hard to beat.

Check out their website and join their mailing list. They will keep you informed of the special events which also include beer release parties. Bells and Goose Island do a fair number of release parties there and I wouldn't be surprised to see more happening in the future.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Delraypete
4.8/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Place is hopping before the second Phish show at Wrigley. Expansive place that looks equipped to handle all types of events and crowds. Legit beer selection of local, regional and national craft brands. A lot. Food we had was really tasty. Service is great considering huge crowd. Would definitely make a habit of this place if I lived in the area or visited again.

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Photo of Gorf_Minor
3.94/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of ovaltine
4.38/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
4.81/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

A brilliant bar. Actually three bars in one - each with its' own feel to it. Haven't had chance to check out the beer garden but the inside bars are outstanding. Great service, varied taplist and top notch BBQ on offer. Went during a quieter period so can't speak for Cubs game days but this was an outstanding experience.

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Photo of jschott75
3.93/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of JimmyShaker1
4.14/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of gatorlove
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
4.09/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of bolognasuave
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.14/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of JoelClark
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of misternebbie
4.39/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Jlu73183
4.61/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Kraj30
4.44/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

my corner bar.. living across the street has allowed me to take full advantage of this great place.

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Sheffield's in Chicago, IL
93 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.
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