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Goldyburgers is a Sports Bar & Family Restaurant established in 1926. Goldyburgers is known for being a friendly, down-to-earth place where patrons can enjoy one of our famous burgers, have a beer, and catch up on the latest sports action. Named 1 of the nation’s 15 Burgers to Try Before You Die (AOL Cityguide).

7316 Circle Ave
Forest Park,
IL
US

Just around the corner from the famous Second City, Old Town Ale House endures as a popular hangout for improv comedians and other irreverent types. The tavern’s former regulars include Roger Ebert, Mike Royko, and Nelson Algren, and their creative spirits live on in the nude paintings of politicians on the walls.

219 West North Avenue
Chicago,
IL
US

From a Center Circle seat, located in sections 106–108 of Toyota Park in Bridgeview, you'll get an awesome view of all the foot-fueled fútbol action that has made the game into what most consider the most popular spectator sport in the world. Watch the game like a soccerish sparrow, chanting and cheering on the Chicago Fire as they bicycle-kick balls and block opposing shots in their quest for goal-filled glory, or throw your shouts of contempt like deadly pennies tossed from low-hanging clouds of fiery fandom. Spectators can douse their own throat conflagrations with the two drink tickets included in this deal.

1640 N Damen Ave
Chicago,
IL
US

Pit-master and award-winning chef Willie Wagner insists upon cooking his fresh pork and brisket over wood-burning fires. The result: tender, flavorful slabs of meat that have placed in the top three at the world’s largest barbecue competition. Want dessert but can’t pull away from the meat? Two words: bacon candy.

1800 South Racine Avenue
Chicago,
IL
US

Chicago magazine calls Cody’s the “quintessential neighborhood bar,” and for good reason. The corner tap is best known for its backyard garden—complete with hanging lanterns, wooden tables, and a pebble alley for bocce ball, it almost feels like the scene of a rollicking house party.

1658 West Barry Avenue
Chicago,
IL
US

Windy City Inn's bartenders wet parched whistles with beer by the glass, bottle, and bucket, as well as cocktails and myriad libations, late into the night seven days a week. Wall-mounted televisions pour sporting events into fans’ thirsty eyes at this friendly North Center pub. Its atmosphere drew praise from the Chicago Bar Project, which wrote, "the camaraderie at Windy City Inn is amazing." Occasional music and open-mic nights accompany the melody of clinking ice cubes, and a brief menu of bar nibbles keeps stomachs from growling out sea chanteys.

2257 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago,
IL
US