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Butch Mc Guires Tavern

20 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610-2217
+1 312-787-4318
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
“clam chowder” (3 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
20 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610-2217
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

First beer in Chicago here good atmosphere friendly staff. Went back in the evening for some food, simple but tasty and good value

Thank Pugwash2412
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Called in on a very busy Friday night. Great call as on Friday's they serve clam chowder which was lovely. Also had a burger which was very nice complemented by a great choice of draft beers.

Thank Simon M
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I love Chicago and it's different districts and all in all this remains a stand out place. Relaxed and cosy, they always celebrate all nature of festivities and events. Choice of drinks are excellent and the food is too notch. I was sad to find...More

Thank mgs83
Reviewed January 23, 2018

It's apparently a Chicago must go to place. Rumor is it has a staircase to an underground subway long abandoned, that's how long it's been around. The food is good to above average, it's reasonably priced, and the servers are really nice. Struck me as...More

Thank TOM S
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Alrighty, Butch Mc Guires is a Chicago staple, plain and simple. I remember during the days of McFaddens we would go to Butch's as a pre-game to have a good time before making our way to the chaotic void that was McFaddens. The Christmas lights...More

Thank broseph_von_bro
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Every year we try to get to Butch McGuire's Tavern during the Christmas season with what used to be the kids, but has now turned in to the grandkids with the kids. We absolutely love the way that Butch McGuire's is decorated for Christmas. There...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Had a group of 16 on a very busy day after Thanksgiving. They were efficient , accommodating , happy that we were there ! Service from Steve was exceptional , food was good solid tavern fare , great atmosphere . Job well done !

Thank lovestotravel1992
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Come to Chicago to visit my daughter and her husband. We go to Butch McGuire's to see the Christmas decorations. Drinks are good food is good and service was also up to par. All in all this is a great place to stop by during...More

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Been here before and will come back. Food and service was good. Best place on Division to eat and drink. Great selection of booze and beer.

Thank cranky355
Reviewed August 25, 2017

I had a drink or two here in 1981 but had not been back so I was looking forward to it. My waitress' name was Crystal and she was friendly and helpful with my odd questions and trouble between several likely burgers. She looked a...More

1  Thank hippoguy
Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60610-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
  • Neighborhood: Gold Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 312-787-4318
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Butch's is family owned and operated since 1961. We serve food late and are open even later: 4am every night except Saturdays when we are open til 5am. We have awesome excessive decorations for Christmas and St Pat's, but a manage to stay a great neighborhood bar as well.
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