Map Room

Map Room Chicago beer bar
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MONDAY - FRIDAY: 6:30 A.M. - 2 A.M. | SATURDAY: 7:30 A.M. - 3 A.M. | SUNDAY: 11 A.M. - 2 A.M.
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Some bars offer 36 beers, and we call them serious. The beers at the Map Room—a modest cash-only corner tavern full of old National Geographic issues—represent 36 different styles, ranging from a cask-conditioned local ale to a gluten-free Spanish lager. There are obscure microbrews like Flossmoor Helles Maibock and obscurer imports like Corsendonk Brown. The unparalleled taps would be enough, but add cozy environs, patient bartenders and early-morning Intelligentsia coffee and pastries, and you’ve got the perfect neighborhood bar.

Known For
  • craft beer
What to drink
A bottle of Meantime Coffee Porter.
Attend Map Room’s monthly beer class hosted by a local brewmaster and you’ll learn more than you could've in 1,000 nights out.