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5148 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2828
773-334-9851
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Ranked #163 of 8,413 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Belgian, German
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
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Lebanon, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Hopleaf was recently on Diner's, Drive Ins and Dives and we were attracted by the brisket sandwich, so chose to try them out while in Chicago. While the flavor was good, it was a little disappointing with no crunch to it. I had the Reuben which likewise was very good, but also fell short of memorable. The selection of beer... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great selection of microbrews and unusual food. Unusual in a good way, most things are familiar yet prepared and served in a way you may not have had. The frites (French fries) are served with mayo just like I have them in Europe. Great selection and service on top of the excellent food!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Place is cozy and nice. They have a great selection of beers and the food is really good too. Nice place to visit with friends or as a couple.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I live a block from here and spend plenty of time exploring other restaurants in the city, but I'm very lucky that this is my standby. The atmosphere is pleasant and low key. The smell is wonderfully delicious. It's large enough that you can almost always snag a seat in the open bar area despite it's popularity. The beer menu... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

With the temperature down in the teens, the entry ambience and warmth of Hopleaf was very welcome on a cold, dark Monday night. I was immediately impressed with the number of people in Hopleaf given the weather and knew this had to be a special place. We were seated promptly and had fantastic service throughout our meal. Great suggestions of... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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73 reviews 73 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had a beer here last summer and new I wanted to come back for more. Visiting family in the Andersonville area gave us the perfect opportunity for lunch. Starting with an amazing beer selection, with a heavy Belgian focus, we sampled a few before making our final selections. I had the celery and squash soup with a beet relish garnish... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

With so many options for craft brews + good food in this area of Chicago, Hopleaf is a consistent favorite. So many interesting draft beers to choose from, it's hard to decide. Each beer is described by style, ABV and general taste points. The knowledgable bar staff will provide further guidance, if needed. It's not just about the beer, creative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very nice place, I recommend getting the mussels they were amazing! Nice atmosphere and staff where great! Will definitely be back!

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Yet to have a negative experience at Hopleaf, and I doubt I ever will. This place used to be very small and hard to get into until they opened up the space last year. Luckily, this has not taken away from the quality of dining you experience. I have been for a meal after helping my friend move, guys night,... More 

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Lenexa, Kansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wow, great selection of beer - served in the correct glass for the style of beer. Frites (fries to us US natives) and aiola with garlic - reminded me of my time in Holland. All the food was fresh and made a little differently than many consider as Classic in the US. The muscles were excellent - we had the... More 

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Additional Information about Hopleaf Bar

Address: 5148 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2828
Phone Number: 773-334-9851
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Belgian, German

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