Howells & Hood | Chicago, Illinois
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Howells & Hood
Good based on 7 ratings
Type: Restaurant

435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois United States 60611 [ print map ]
312 262 5310 | facebook | twitter | food menu | beer menu

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 (10) | Taps: 360 |

Howells & Hood

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Beer Available At Howells & Hood (arranged by most recent)
Two Brothers Sour Beer #2 95, Penrose Desirous 63, Sweetwater IPA 97, Deschutes Hop Henge IPA 99, Three Floyds Zombie Dust 100, 3 Sheeps Really Cool Waterslides IPA 91, Off Color Scurry 82, 4 Hands Smoked Pigasus 95, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, Bells Oberon Ale 89, 4 Hands Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout 94, 4 Hands Blackberry Chocolate Milk Stout 87, Empirical Phase Transition , Green Flash Le Freak 98, Ale Asylum HuMMMane 77, Samuel Adams Cold Snap 45, Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout 96, Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout 98, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale 97, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice 89
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7 reviews for Howells & Hood
 Ambiance  68%
 Service  71%
 Selection  82%
 Food  78%
 Value  74%
 Overall  72%
 Rating  77%

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack  (15) 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.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
DedicatedToFun  (56) 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!
  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.
  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.
  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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
charule  (112) 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.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 8/20
jrallen34  (457) 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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