Jerry’s - Division | Chicago, Illinois
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Jerry’s - Division
Excellent based on 22 ratings
Type: Bar

1938 W Division St
Chicago, Illinois United States 60622 [ print map ]
773 235 1006 | facebook | twitter

Hours: Sun - Wed 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM; Thu - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Mayor: jstraw (33) | Affiliated user(s) here nbondi | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 175

Jerry’s - Division

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Beer Available At Jerry’s - Division (arranged by most recent)
Jolly Pumpkin / Upland Persimmon Ship 92, Metropolitan Magnetron Schwarzbier 74, The Bruery Tart of Darkness 99, 5 Rabbit / Cigar City El Bizarrón 84, Three Floyds Space Station Middle Finger 97, New Belgium / Perennial Lips of Faith - Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout 91, Three Floyds Yum Yum 95, Perennial Sump 100, Surly Darkness 100, Perennial The Last Word 82, Founders Mosaic Promise 98, Haymarket Hy/Lowe Rye Pale Ale , Three Floyds BackMasking 97, Three Floyds Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker 98, Moody Tongue Cold Press Paw Paw Belgian 46, Anderson Valley Highway 128 The Kimmie, The Yink, and the Holy Gose 91, Forbidden Root Sublime Ginger 66, Lost Abbey Agave Maria Ale 95, Solemn Oath / Stone Pyrros , Port Brewing Mongo IPA 99
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22 reviews for Jerry’s - Division
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  73%
 Selection  83%
 Food  84%
 Value  69%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  87%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere  (459) Ottawa, Ontario | May 23, 2009
From the website, I was expecting a hole in the wall type of place, but was pleasantly surprise to see this upscale den of sandwiches. The beer selection is quite good, all North American (Unibroue is the only Canadian offering). The bar is modern, and the ceiling makes it look like your in a house with a pointed roof (its actually the ground commercial floor of a low rise complex on Division). Samples are available per glass or in groups of 3, 4 or 5. Another excellent place to discover beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 8/20
jrallen34  (450) Chicago, Illinois | March 31, 2011
This is a great place for food, beer not so much. Their list looks great but half the time I order they are out of what is listed. Grab lunch here but head to Small Bar for a drink.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
msante79  (341) Mount Prospect, Illinois | June 1, 2010
Stopped in for lunch with my brother and one of his friends. Really nice on the inside, but we ate on their patio seating out front. 20 or so taps, which were all really solid. They had Two Brother’s Bare Tree on cask which was nice to see. Tons of sandwiches. Almost overwhelming there were so many choices. Had a tuna sandwich that was awesome. 3 sandwiches and 3 beers for $51 wasn’t too bad for the city. My only real gripe with this place was the service. The bartender was really cool, but our waiter was absent the majority of the time and the place was pretty much dead on a Tuesday at 1pm. Would go back for sure. Not a bad place to bring the kids either. I would say half of the tables had children
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla  (339) Minneapolis, Minnesota | April 27, 2012
Solid sandwiches with a nice rotating selection. A good number of bottles as well. Overall haven’t been to impressed with the sandwiches and service can be slow. Prices are pretty good.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
illinismitty  (279) Nashville, Tennessee | September 29, 2009
This is a great place to get some unique sandwiches and enjoy a good beer with your meal. Prices are not that bad considering the area. They are sort of slow when they are busy, but when things are made to order, that is to be expected.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
cratez  (256) Toronto, Ontario | August 9, 2011| Updated August 15, 2011
Came here with my girl for lunch and drinks in July 2011. VIBE: we sat on the patio, which had a nice view of the streetscape. Generous spacing between tables offered some privacy for patrons. Crowd was kinda yuppyish (lots of people tapping away on their smart phones), but thankfully they kept to themselves. SERVICE: our server was righteous with a big chip on his shoulder. He failed to explain that you HAVE to order side dishes with your sandwich, and neglected to say where those sides were located on the menu. He did a decent job of describing the hoppy beers on tap and made great food recommendations; however, when I was paying our bill, he "forgot" to bring the change back to the table, so I decided not to leave a tip. SELECTION: the draught lineup was one of the best that I encountered in Chicago. Ridiculous taps such as Firestone Walker Red Nectar, Port Mongo Double IPA, Bruery Orchard Wit, Goose Island Fleur, and Rogue John John Dead Guy cluttered the menu. Bottle list included top notch offerings from Anderson Valley, Half Acre, and Left Hand, as well as most of the world class American IPAs. I ordered a 3Floyds Alpha King Pale Ale, which I hadn’t tried before coming here. My girlfriend really enjoyed her cocktail. FOOD: I had the Cuban with barbecue beans and mac & cheese while the lady went for a Grilled Chicken Caesar. The sandwiches and sides were outrageously good (not to mention filling!) and the prices were fair. OVERALL: it’s unfortunate that our waiter was so careless since I would’ve otherwise rated this place in the 90s. Jerry’s is a prime destination for its tasty food and excellent craft beer, but the service could definitely improve.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel  (209) Chicago, Illinois | June 30, 2009
Very cool little spot in the Division corridor. High quality tap list, fresh. A bit overwhelming menu with ~100+ sandwiches. High quality ingredients go into the burger and this place is like straight up restaurant. Very interesting, though wish it was a little more raucous...
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
ryanfolty  (205) Bourbon County, Minnesota | July 5, 2014
Met up with a couple friends here and enjoyed the nice weather at the patio seating. Nice selection on tap and the bottle list was solid as well. Prices on the reserve bottles were a bit high. Offered smaller sample sizes, which is always appreciated. Service was friendly and knowledgeable. Only negative is street parking, though I got lucky this time with a close free spot.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo  (141) Chicago, Illinois | April 30, 2008
Wow nice fancy sandwich place. Sat at the bar for lunch, has a large display of maybe 100 plus beers. Nice lounging area with a modern look. The menu is split up by beer styles and a nice cool thing at the end of the discription it has the ratebeer pecentage acoording to the style. A few beers that stood out here were, full line of FFF, GI bourboun country, Founders Kentucky stout, Allagash Iterlude and Lost coast products. It’s a bit pricy but the food is excellent, pretzel rolls, creat your own sandwich, 2 nice sides! I noticed it had an outdoor patio, but it was too cold today. The location is prime and the service was great. nice to check out.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
emerge077  (129) RIP Johnnies, Chicago, Illinois | December 17, 2008| Updated May 5, 2009
Been here quite a few times, and their beer list just gets bigger and better. Twelve taps and 175 bottles at last count. They have a seasonal and new arrival beer menu in addition to the standard one. The focus is strictly US craft, and the list is broken down by style. Helpful ratings and notes are listed too, making this about the most complete list in the city. The atmosphere is slightly upscale, an there is separate bar and table seating. Prices on rarer beers can be high, but the cheapest is around $5. They used to serve every beer with an unbranded Duvel glass, but last time I got a little bell shaped tasting glass. Food is great, especially the specials and sandwiches. Sides are ok. Patio is decent in the warmer months and not too rowdy. This place seems to attract alot of trendy folks, but they dont seem to sit at the bar ever...more room for me. 4/09: Ordered a bottled Founders RIS at the bar, found out later it was $10 for 12 oz. : /

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