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Bar and Tavern Opening Guide 2020

Posted on June 18, 2020

Bars and Taverns are starting to reopen and resume serving customers. We have rounded up Lincoln Park’s very own bars that are open for business. Don’t see your favorite spot? Check out our directory and call to see if they’re able to open.

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North – Clybourn 

Benchmark Bar
1510 N. Wells
Join Benchmark Bar for Brunch every Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a $30 Bottomless Brunch Buffet including Smoked Brisket, Omelette & Carving Station, Waffle Bar, Dessert Station and a $20 Mimosa Package.

Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
Broken Barrel Bar is a chef-driven tailgate party with inventive cuisine and house-smoked meats.

Earls Kitchen + Bar 
1538 N. Clybourn
Earls offers a friendly, sophisticated setting to gather for lunch, dinner, after work, or for a spirited night out.

O’Donovan’s Pub and Restaurant 
21oo W. Irving
O’Donovan’s is one of the oldest bars in Chicago. Enjoy comfort food, daily food and drink specials, a beer garden and sidewalk cafe.

Lakefront – Clark 

Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark
Join Gaslight Bar & Grill the first weekend of the month for their Acoustic Brunch. Enjoy live music with your perfect brunch featuring delicious Bloody Mary’s, chicken & waffles, biscuit sliders and their famous chorizo tacos.

Lincoln – Halsted 

Broken English Taco Pub Lincoln Park
2576 N. Lincoln
Broken Taco’s brunch menu stars both traditional and modern breakfast ingredients – alongside creative breakfast cocktails, Mexican sodas and micheladas – in a wildly colorful, art-filled storefronts with seasonal outdoor seating.

Kirkwood Bar & Grill 
2934 N. Sheffield
Enjoy great food prepared and served by a friendly, attentive and a wholly unpretentious staff. Kirkwood is family-friendly and opens at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Lincoln Station
2432 N. Lincoln
Lincoln Station is a neighborhood sports bar and grill.

Armitage – Halsted 

J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted
More than just a bar, J9 Wine Bar is a gem for grown-ups in the heart of Lincoln Park.

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