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The Matchbox

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770 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
+1 312-666-9292
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Cool Place but Snug

Very long narrow Bar makes for very tight quarters. Bartenders very attentive and mix a fantastic... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
Mike M
via mobile
One of a kind dive bar with great drinks

Don't come here expecting a fancy seat by the window. In fact don't even expect a seat half the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2016
lovestoroam78
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Grayslake, Illinois
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Dec 12, 2017
“Cool Place but Snug”
Mar 25, 2016
“One of a kind dive bar with great drinks”
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770 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-5939
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+1 312-666-9292
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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Very long narrow Bar makes for very tight quarters. Bartenders very attentive and mix a fantastic margarita. Classical rock is played on records through speakers born in the 80s. High energy, friendly crowd.

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Reviewed March 25, 2016

Don't come here expecting a fancy seat by the window. In fact don't even expect a seat half the time. This place is a narrow wedge of a bar tucked between a busy sidewalk and a bathroom door. That is literally what is on each...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Such a great bar. The crew are awesome. Grotty neighborhood style. If you want to chat with locals drink good rinks in Wicker Park look no further. So good. Drink gimlets and old style. Be happy.

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Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

If you can't deal with the "starts" and the "lace" and the smells, please go somewhere else. Meanwhile, we real Chicagoans will continue going to the Matchbox.

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Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I give three starts because the drinks were good. The lace has a funny smell and staff are careless. There's a nice train which decorates the place from outside. There are many other better places to go if you d like to have a drink

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Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Great place to hang on a Saturday afternoon for our girl's trip to the city. Tony the bartender was the best and our Dark and Stormy, Margs, and beer selection was fantastic. We definitely will be back.

Thank Cndsurfchick
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