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Bar LouieBar Louie

Type: Bar, Eatery

1800 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60614-5812
United States

(312) 337-9800

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2.58/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 2 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 1.5 | food: 3.5

Ok, everything that the last reviewer said is correct except for the grade given. With respect, this is supposed to be a rating for a beer bar. If people see a B- they might get the impression that there will be plenty of great beers to be had. In reality there are some local bottles, but those same bottles are now available in every bar no matter where. Goose Island, Half Acre, Two Brothers...while great brew companies and great beer, it is at least below average for the selection a beer bar is supposed to have. On tap is Sam Adams and Sam Seasonal, Blue Moon, and then a whole lot of macros (Miller Lite (No MGD) Bud, Bud Light, Coors Light, A-B's Shocktop).

Tuesdays is dollar burger night and is great as a pre-beer bar gathering, but the tap is not impressive and neither is the actual score.

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3.45/5  rDev n/a
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Was here a little while ago with some friends who are Cubs fans.

Atmosphere is pretty nice but being a chain this place lacks a little in the personality department. The bar covers the entire length of the establishment and behind it is the grill. Lots of tables and chairs and makes the place fell a little crowded but at least there are places to sit, even after games. Still this is not too much different than a Wriglyville bar but with a few more selections in the beer department.

The service was pretty decent even with the crowd but that might be because we were jammed up right against the bar and that place where they come in and out from behind it, at least they noticed us and were quick to attend to us when our glasses were empty.

There were a few micros on tap with along with a chalkboard with a decent number of bottle selections, mostly local stuff which is nice (Two Brother's, Goose Island, etc.) that being said the macros far outweighed the micros.

Didn't really get any food but what we saw looked pretty decent. Big quesadillas and fancy type wings and the prices weren't too bad either. Overall not a bad place to be, maybe a place to turn someone onto micros as they have some there, all pretty tame.

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Bar Louie in Chicago, IL
3.01 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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