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Hopleaf Bar

#251 of 7,498 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
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5148 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2828
773-334-9851
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got to our hotel after 10:00. Wandered down Clark and asked several women where we should eat. They suggested Hopleaf. Good food. I had the duck reuben. Really good. And the doorman asked for my ID. I'm 56 years old! He knows how to flatter a woman.

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Thank snyder60
Chicago
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been going to Hopleaf for 10-years or so... This is the best belgian pub in town with the best fries in Chicago & the largest belgian & international beer choices in town! I love all the beers you can try there (I get the La Chouffe or Fin du monde or Kriek or their draft beer there). The steak... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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492 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I should begin by explaining why the rating is not a 5.....a fair rating for this visit would be a 4.5 but Trip Advisor does not allow partial point ratings. Deductions were for soggy fries, not crisp like they usually are. And......ordered mussels for two and received an order of mussels for 1. Although they corrected the problem, it was... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

visited with friends on a business trip. the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The menu is a good mix of sandwiches and grill. The portions were very generous. The duck sandwich was excellent. There is a huge menu of beers and the staff were very knowledgable about them.

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Southeast US
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Always a "must do" stop when visiting our son in Andersonville. Best wine on tap I have ever had! Great beer selection. Good food, also.

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Marquette, MI
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243 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Fun little bar with a huge selection of Belgium beers. In Andersonville- a hopping place. They serve food also and it is delicious. I had their mussels and they were wonderful.My husband had the grass fed brisket sandwich and it was to die for. A great spot - one of the best in Andersonville!

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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

So we ordered the famous CBJ sandwich. This is a grilled fig jam + cashew butter+ raclette cheese grilled sandwich. So very very greasy, and the sides were barely flavorful blue cheese Mac & cheese & home made chips. Holy carnivore overload! We al needed the bathroom 2 hours later. Greasy sandwich, greasy chips, fatty Mac and cheese. Hey consider... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Finally made it to the Hopleaf Bar this week. We had a wonderful time. The beer selection was incredible, the day we were there they tapped some Rodenbach Alexandre sour beer from Belgium that was tremendous. We also ordered food which was very good. I was very impressed with the friendly, welcoming staff which put us at ease from the... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I met up with some friends here and really enjoyed it. They have an interesting Belgian-inspired menu. I had the CB&J sandwich and it was delicious, as was the mac and cheese. They have a good variety of ciders on tap as well, which I appreciated as I'm not much of a beer drinker. Overall, this seems like a great... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Was recommended to visit by another bar owner. We came for a quick pint and bite before our flight. Was so sad that we had not found this bar sooner! Such an amazing selection of draft and bottles. Belgian frites were better than anything we had in Belgium. Great place. Go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar scene
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5148 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2828
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 773-334-9851

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?