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Recommended Sports Bars

  • Barn & Company
    Barbecue/Ribs
    Barn & Company Lincoln Park
    This is no roadside shack, but an inoffensively furbished barbecue joint and bar with a full complement of sports-dominated wide-screen TVs; the enclosed patio is lovely, though the nearby el is a conversation killer, particularly around rush hour. I was »
  • Frontier
    Contemporary/Regional
    Frontier West Town/Noble Square
    Whole-game cookery from chef Brian Jupiter and a 40-foot bar with 16 ice taps and a specialty cocktail program make this West Town spot from the owners of Lottie's and the Pony a place worth braving the frat-boy crowd and »
  • The Globe Pub
    Bar/Lounge
    The Globe Pub North Center
    This North Center spot seemingly shows every professional soccer game played anywhere in the world at any time (rugby, Australian Rules football, and plain old American sports get their due as well). Team scarves cover virtually every inch of wall »
  • Jaks Tap
    Bar/Lounge
    Jaks Tap West Loop/Fulton Market  1
    Friendly, casual West Loop sports bar peopled with regulars and folks from the neighborhood. There are 40 microbrews on tap, and the menu is more substantial than you'll find at most: in addition to the usual sandwiches and burgers there »

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