Howells & Hood | Chicago, Illinois
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Howells & Hood
Good based on 9 ratings
Type: Restaurant

435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois United States 60611 [ print map ]
312 262 5310

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Hours: Mon - Thu 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Fri/Sat 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Sun 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM


Mayor: leej (11) | Taps: 360 |


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Beer Available At Howells & Hood (arranged by most recent)
Boulder Beer Shake Chocolate Porter 97, Vander Ghinste Cuvťe des Jacobins 99, Solemn Oath Snaggletooth Bandana 95, Lagunitas India Pale Ale (IPA) 93, Tyranena Rockyís Revenge Bourbon Brown 89, Off Color Apex Predator 94, Three Floyds Zombie Dust 100, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout - Coffee 100, Two Brothers Sour Beer #2 95, Off Color Scurry 78, Deschutes Hop Henge IPA 99, Penrose Desirous 70, Sweetwater IPA 97, 3 Sheeps Really Cool Waterslides IPA 92, Bells Oberon Ale 88, 4 Hands Smoked Pigasus 95, 4 Hands Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout 93, 4 Hands Blackberry Chocolate Milk Stout 87, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, Empirical Phase Transition
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9 reviews for Howells & Hood
 Ambiance  69%
 Service  71%
 Selection  84%
 Food  77%
 Value  74%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  81%


88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Luvystypotables  (68) Virginia Beach, Virginia | July 22, 2015
114 Beers on tap ishard to beat, they have pre set flights and knowledgable staff with decent food.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
cagou007  (29) , France | July 16, 2015
Very good selections of American brews, including a lot of local beers. But lack some great American brewery (Alesmth, Fermstead Hill, Cigar City, Maine Beer...) and some microbrewries surprises! Service is fine and itís possible to order in small degustation glasses. Worth the visit according to me.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack  (19) Illinois | March 7, 2015
Visited on a day drinking trip, wings were excellent. The place is full of different beer, they had many of my favorites but I decided to sample 6 or 7 that I had not had before. The service was outstanding, very professional and friendly. Be sure to visit the Jack Brickhouse statue and wgn walk of fame just steps from the entrance.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
DedicatedToFun  (60) Santa Monica, California | September 29, 2014
Overall, one of the best places you can go for food and drinks. Tons of great food and over 100 beers on tap, wide variety including local beers, awesome!
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
duckyutility  (13) Invercargill, New Zealand | June 24, 2014
What a great spot. If there is not a beer you like here you must be the biggest beer snob in the world. Right in the heart of town and the golden mile. Kenny our barman was great and enjoyed talking beers to us. He was very busy but made time to chat and inform us on the beers that they had on. 114 taps with 6 rotating beers. Beer heaven.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
emerge077  (129) RIP Johnnies, Chicago, Illinois | March 12, 2014
12-27-2013 Located in the Tribune Tower, entrance is on the south end of the building, about 500 feet off Michigan Ave. Looks like a huge patio outside with a nice view in warmer months. Inside thereís a large host desk, almost like a hotel reception area. Little sayings were etched into the walls, not sure if that was pre-existing before the restaurant or not. At the bar, the decor was copper panels and faux black gatorskin chairs. Behind the bar was more industrial with steel paneled everything and narrow windows with a view into the keg storage room. Large dining room with modern flair, white tablecloths and large windows facing the NBC plaza. Overall the hotel lobby & restaurant vibe was a little sterile and soulless. Service was ok, no one else was at the bar so the bartender was able to briefly chat, though it was early in the day and didnít seem to be the standard. Selection is wide, though there were only 8 seasonals listed. Majority is tried and true craft, mass appeal stuff organized by style in the middle of the menu book, after the food menu. The "sours/lambic/fruit" section didnít list any unsweetened lambics, Jacobins Rouge was the only sour beer. Otherwise thereís plenty of safe options to choose from, with solid go-tos like Uinta Dubhe, Greenbush Anger, and Daisy Cutter. They offer small pours for $3ish on average, and donít charge tax on your bar tab (a plus). Location is good for a place like this, though Jake Melnicks has a better draft selection on the Mag Mile.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
leej  (14) , | February 17, 2014| Updated February 9, 2015
Incredible Beer selection - rare imports, local microbrews, American craft beer seasonals, the whole lot. Fantastic Pastrami Sandwich and Fried Green Beans.
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
charule  (113) Chicago, Illinois | February 16, 2014
Went here on a Saturday. Place was pretty empty which was weird. Prices are high. Service wasnt spectacular. A large selection of beer but pretty regular stuff. Nothing special.
44
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 8/20
jrallen34  (479) Chicago, Illinois | November 22, 2013
Quantity over quality here. You would think with 114 taps they would have some good beer, umm no. The vast majority of the beers are craft beers but they are the commonly available beers you can get anywhere. Typical Michigan ave spot, huge, touristy, huge flat screens, dbag central. Skip this spot.

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