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Southport Lanes & Billiards

) #1,187 of 7,846 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ , American,
3325 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1417
+1 773-472-6600
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sliders” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
3325 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1417
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

We had a private work event here. Bowling was really fun, made so by the pinsetters. Wish I remembered their names but they were a blast. They would goof around with us, move pins, give us strikes so we could beat the other team, it...More

Thank Anastacia C
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for quick game of pool great place nice hall polite bartenders great atmosphere bathrooms upstairs excellent location great sidewalk cafe/patio

Thank Drew W
Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Came here Tuesday with a friend right when they opened at 4pm. The manager couldn't have been any friendlier to us! He welcomed us in and let us try out a number of beers that were on tap. We had a nice conversation with him...More

Thank GB218
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Great / spacious pool area that has a good atmosphere. The bar area was a bit loud though. Didn't try billiards. Had a burger to eat - it was 'ok' ! Service was very good / pleasant.

Thank liveseeds
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Fun time. Old school. This four-lane bowling alley still uses pinboys! Great french fries! Avoid the wings. Friendly service. I need to go bowling more often.

Thank SamAdamsGhost
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Historic beautiful building. Great atmosphere. Came to check out the 4 lane hand set bowling lanes. Had a blast bowling. Service was excellent and friendly staff. Great selection of beer and other drinks. We did not eat here, but the food that I saw looked...More

Thank Zelck
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Excellent pub grub and great al fresco dining. Also, the handset bowling lanes are fun ($10 bucks tip in the finger hole of a bowling ball will usually get you a strike...)

Thank Jim H
Reviewed July 18, 2016

The choice of places to eat on Southport seems t have reduced over the years and we ended up here more through chance than judgement! The service was good and food not bad at all. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank argwatkins
Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a bar extravaganza featuring delicious bar food while entertaining you with billiards play and bowling with live pin re-setters. Great location close to shopping, restaurants, and other amenities. A fun local bar with outdoor seating in the summer, TV's to watch sports, and...More

Thank Florence C
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Came here for a fun night of bowling and great food with a big group. The sliders were awesome ! So were the nachos and sandwiches and the salsa was incredible!

Thank Kasia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3325 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-1417
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighborhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-472-6600
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Southport Lanes & Billiards is a friendly neighborhood bar with a rich history. Built in the 1900s as an original Schlitz pub, Southport celebrates its beer history with over 30 craft beers on draft. Southport's private bowling and billiards rooms are great for special occasions or just relaxing evenings.
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