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The Punch House

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The Punch house is completely unexpected. Located in the lower level at 1227 W. 18th St. in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
WOW!!!

I love Punch House. $3 for a 16oz Schlitz, the best atmosphere and the best prices. Will come back... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2016
Jose C
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Naples, Florida
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3 weeks ago
“Very interesting concept”
Nov 25, 2016
“WOW!!!”
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1227 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608-3242
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Punch house is completely unexpected. Located in the lower level at 1227 W. 18th St. in the Pilsen neighborhood, you almost have the feeling that you need to knock on the door and give the daily password to enter. It has great ambiance. The...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I love Punch House. $3 for a 16oz Schlitz, the best atmosphere and the best prices. Will come back again. Not too crowded, service was excellent. Thank you Punch House

Thank Jose C
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and eclectic beverages, and a group sing-a-long during midnight fish feedings. DJ spinning 80's b-sides and a local crowd. Wish I lived nearby.

Thank GoMel719
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Love the vibe in this 1970's basement themed bar. Love the music the DJ played. In the basement of Thalia Hall.

Thank Holly H
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Great Punch bowls. I love the music and the speak easy vibe of this bar. Would recommend a violet hour over it though. Writing on the walls with chalk is fun.

Thank Nathan G
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stopped here for dinner with friends before a show at Thalia Hall. Can't really eat dinner here. There is fondue, oysters, pretzel, or small burger (ok, not great) Oh yea and fries cooked in duck fat or something, pretty good. Main thing is punch. Many...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Have a spectacular draft punch. Like seriously all the punches are so insanely great! Jive to some music. Look at the fish. After 6 or so punches it's good to just zone out and look at the fish. Also a good way to be anti...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived early for a concert in Thalia Hall so we decided to get some food and drinks. The restaurant had a wait of 1 hour 30 minutes. They told us that they had a bar downstairs and we could order a limited menu there....More

Thank mroyal35
Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great place to visit with a small group of friends for something a little different. It's in the basement of another restaurant, which can be a bit deceiving. They do have a variety of the basic bar drinks, but this place is special for...More

Thank ChrisF7093
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Punch House is in the lower level of Thalia Hall. It is a basement bar with a long saltwater tank, black ceilings, low light. Punch House serves some terrific tasting punches, these are not vodka or everclear & Hawaiian Punch, these are well thought out...More

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