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The Map Room

Address: 1949 N. Hoyne Ave, Chicago, IL 60647 (Wicker Park / Bucktown)
Phone Number: 773.252.7636
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Ranked #146 of 946 things to do in Chicago
Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
Owner description: Hundreds of travel books and guides line the shelves of this globe-trotter's tavern. Peruse that...
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Type: Bars & clubs, Nightlife
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 8:30 am - 3:00 am
Owner description: Hundreds of travel books and guides line the shelves of this globe-trotter's tavern. Peruse that tome on Fuji or Antarctica while sipping a pint of one of the 20-odd draft beers available.

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English first
Miami Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

I stopped by this place on the advice of my 21 year old nephew and I was really happy I did. They have a Beer Menu that's beyond anything I've ever seen before in Chicago and an updated daily featured beer specials of the day. In total they have about 200 different Beers with about 15 or 20 specials on... More 

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Chicago Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Great local bar that also has a nice morning cup of coffee to kick things off. Relaxing atmosphere and friendly staff. The beer selection is usually pretty good and they will have some hard to come by brews available. Get there early on weekends because i does fill up.

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a wonderful dive in bar if you are in Chicago. They have great beer collection of ales and IPA's. Plus the fun part is the Map part of the bar. The bar has lots of NATGeo books, travel books, and nature books to look into. Its always a fun experiences here. Outside all the bling and glimmer of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
38 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I dropped by for a foreign language event on a Sunday afternoon, so I can't really say anything about the service or the drinks, but I did really like the atmosphere. It was really chill (almost didn't feel like a bar, it might be because I was there during daylight house) and the decor was very nice. The table tops... More 

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New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I'm usually a beer snob, and this was one of the few places that had even more of a selection than I could ask for. It was recommended to me by a Chicago local on Localfu - I had no idea it existed but it was well worth the trip! Great place to kill a night with friends and tons... More 

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Arizona
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Killer draft selection in Bucktown. Great neighborhood bar you'll enjoy hanging out in. We sure did! A local favorite and you can see why.

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Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I stopped here on a Saturday morning looking for a place to grab some coffee and maybe breakfast and work for an hour or so. They had a small selection of pastries from a local bakery that all looked delicious. I had a (very reasonably priced, for Chicago) latte and a savory pastry which the bartender kindly offered to toast... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

You know, there are some places that you go to and say it is what it is. This is one of them. It is located on North Hoyning. They do not serve food when I went, but lots of options nearby. I love this city, more reviews coming. The service was top notch, they knew their beers. But it was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The greatest bar ever. Period. Great beer, friendly staff, interesting patrons. I love this place and pay a visit on every trip to Chicago. They only take cash, so be prepared.

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Clairton, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews 112 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

See the title, then add in a homey feel, a corner location, and knowledgeable and friendly service, and you got yourself a very good place to relax. The one thing that does take away from the place is the lack of a kitchen. They do allow you to bring take out or order in a delivery from one of the... More 

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