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Beer Available At Jerry’s - Division (arranged by most recent)
Bells Wheat Love Ale 95, Transient Hop Drink , Solemn Oath Nourri au Fourrage 91, Destihl Altercation 66, Half Acre Chub Step 84, Une Année Less Is More , Begyle Maybe Next Summer , Goose Island Kisetsu 42, Solemn Oath Man vs. Internet 71, Atlas Phantasmagourdia Pumpkin Ale , Off Color Prairie Dog Attack , Pipeworks Reaper vs Unicorn 89, Two Brothers Tangent 54, Dogfish Head American Beauty 92, Une Année DryHop The Devil’s Reign , Une Année Truth Against The World , Une Année Masquerade , De la Senne / Allagash Very Spéciale Belge 92, Evil Twin Femme Fatale Yuzu Pale 99, Boulevard Bob’s ’47 Oktoberfest 84
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deyholla (248) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | April 27, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
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.
KickInChalice (20) Chicago, Illinois | February 17, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Jerry’s is one of the reasons I miss living in Wicker Park. Great sandwiches, although I have a tough time moving past the Dieterich - who can resist steak, blackened chicken, avocado, aged white cheddar, mayo, and adobo sauce? During the summer, the gazpacho is great too.
The atmosphere is relaxed and more suitable for lunch than dinner, in my mind. Although any time can be a great time to grab a couple of beers and relax though. The service reflects this mentality, however, and most of the time the waitstaff seems to be absent.
The beer list has always been a strong point and seems to be getting even better. Their tap list is always changing. Their bottle list is pretty huge - I think it has gotten to 200 different bottles, although they have a few that seem overpriced.
Overall, the sandwiches are great, the atmosphere is relaxed, and the beer list is better than solid. They charge premium prices and the prices seem to be creeping up, but they definitely deliver a premium product.
cratez (174) Toronto, Ontario | August 9, 2011| Updated August 15, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
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.
needaloan (11) Illinois | June 3, 2011
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
order beer from taps. Bottle will hit n miss
kjc51478 (34) Valparaiso, Indiana | May 8, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 17/20
Great sandwich joint on Division near Ukrainian Village. Very good selection of American craft beers both in bottles and on tap including seasonal and special brews. Great atmosphere and even kid friendly (we hung out with our 6-month old there fore 2 hours, no problem). Food is top-notch - mostly sandwiches and burgers, but really well made for this type of pub fair. The only downer was how expensive it was, which is not surprising though considering the location.
jrallen34 (342) Chicago, Illinois | March 31, 2011
48 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 8/20
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.
drdisque (34) Illinois | January 10, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
HUGE food menu focused on sandwiches and very frequently rotating but small draft list exclusively comprised of American microbrews. Huge bottle list that features some really rare stuff, however note that they don’t always have everything they have on the list and frequently have stuff that they don’t have on the list, so ask the bartender if you’re curious. All the bartenders and most of the servers are pretty well trained in beer and aren’t as "beer snobby" as other beer bars in Chicago (ie just because something is rare doesn’t mean it’s good). Their food is pretty good, expensive for a "sandwich" but comes with 2 homemade side dishes all of which are awesome and everything is made of great ingredients.
msante79 (341) Mount Prospect, Illinois | June 1, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
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
satan165 (101) River Grove, Illinois | May 29, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
comfortable room adjacent to another which housed a relaxed jazz-ish group. the sounds floated into the bar i sat at with excellent service and a better selection. as good as any, in fact. need to return to sample the food soon, until then it serves well as honestly nearly the ultimate watering hole
ContemplateBeer (100) Louisville, Kentucky | October 22, 2009
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 13/20
I picked Jerry’s out of every restaurant in Chicago to visit. Friends from the UK had came to visit, and with all North American beers, I figured this was the place to show our stuff. My feelings are mixed. The place was nice and rather small; a big screen near the bar and a dining area pretty much filled out the restaurant. Some top bottles on display, they have beers from many top American breweries-their full beer list is on their website and represents nearly every major beer style. Service was pretty good; our waiter recommended some beers that my friends enjoyed (I picked my own). Our food and drinks were to us quickly, but... two food orders were wrong. The problem was fixed promptly but noted. As I said above, a nice selection of top American brews, but I must add that appropriate glassware was nowhere to be seen. A tumbler for most beers and a weizen-like glass for all the rest. Annoying. Our food was decent; nothing too noteworthy. Five of us (with child) ate and drank for 90 dollars and had some top quality beers, so I thought the value was good, especially in a big city where markups are the norm. Still, some of the beers (Jolly Pumpkin, etc.) seemed much more steep than they should. Overall, a good beer place that has room to improve on a few fronts.
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