Old Chicago - Bettendorf | Bettendorf, Iowa
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Old Chicago - Bettendorf
Above Average based on 10 ratings
Type: Bar

3030 Utica Ridge Road
Bettendorf, Iowa United States 52241 [ print map ]
563 355 9494


Hours: 11am to 2am Daily

Taps: 20+ | Bottles: 120+

Old Chicago - Bettendorf

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10 reviews for Old Chicago - Bettendorf
 Ambiance  60%
 Service  63%
 Selection  60%
 Food  67%
 Value  50%
 Overall  60%
 Rating  65%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 11/20
wlajwl  (50) Quad Cities, Iowa | May 15, 2011
On tap and bottled beer selection was not really as diverse as expected, the food was good but part of the reason to go there was what I heard about the beer selection.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 10/20
Cavie  (80) Fort Worth, Texas | June 8, 2010
I stopped in here because I heard they had 110 bottles or something like that and I wanted to pick up some new local rates. I was shocked to find they didnít have anything I hadnít had before. I was hoping to find some local bottles from Two Brothers or maybe some WI breweries but they didnít have anything like that. Tap list wasnít any better. They had two taps from local brewpubs, but I had already visited them. Then the guy offered me Shiner. Shiner! Really? Bah. The ambiance felt like a smoky Chuck E. Cheese, and the bartender didnít talk to me much once I ordered a Bent River and paid out. He did say that the management was in the process of getting rid of several labels. Gotta make room for that Bud Light I suppose. I wish I hadnít stopped.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
drowland  (219) Georgia | August 3, 2009
Used to go here all the time, but I live about 45 minutes away and stopped making the trip after awhile. The ambiance is fine, but better during the day. At night the restaurant side eventually closes and the bar side fills up with loud, crazy, drunk regulars. Fun, but not for everyone. The service is usually fine, but better on the restaurant side. Usually on weekdays at night there arenít enough servers or bartenders around. If you become a regular, though, you will be set. The beer selection, both draft and bottle/can, is large and varied, but it almost never changes. Once you get through your beer tour, youíve had it all and you get tired of going. The food is typical, but good. Thick pizza, good sandwiches, and I love the Italian Nachos. The value is probably the worst part of this place and the reason I stopped going. The beers are very expensive unless you stick around for the dollar off happy hour prices at night. This fact combined with the fact that they barely ever get anything new is why Iíve stopped going. Overall, itís a decent place with good food and a lot of beer, but once youíve had it, youíve had it.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
apdyer  (2) Indianola, Iowa | August 15, 2006
Stopped in for drinks and food back in late July with some family and friends. Was pleased to see that they had local beers from Bent River (Moline) and Blue Cat (Rock Island) along with many other good choices.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd  (58) Fort Walton Beach, Florida | March 15, 2006
Stopped in to check on their beer menu. Checking to see what local micros were on hand. Not a bad selection, food is typical Old Chicago. Overall a decent place to find a local beer and dinner.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 7/20
jpm30  (57) East Central, Georgia | February 3, 2006| Updated April 18, 2006
Iíll admit up front that I donít like OC pizzas. They donít even closely resemble a true Chicago stuffed deep pizza and this chain can be expensive, 2 appetizers and a pizza can run easily over $30 and thatís without drinks. The " World Beer Tour" also I donít think is worth taking, you have to drink and PAY for a lot of mediocre beer to complete the tour. OC does have lunch and happy hour specials that help reduce meal cost, but the quality is hit or miss. This OC has the worst overall beer selection of all the OCís Iíve been to, and while this OC has all typical bar games that the chain has to offer, if youíre a nonsmoker, by 8pm the smoke level in the bar can get too much to take. If you have a chance , go to Bier Stube instead of here, the food and air is better than here at this OC. No Millstream in bottle or tap when I was there, an Iowa brewery. There is no real reason to go here unless you want a pizza slightly better than Dominoís.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
JMerritt  (72) Macomb, Illinois | October 16, 2005
Visited here during a weekday night for an early dinner. It wasnít too busy when I was there. Same general beer selection as every other Old Chicago, a few regional micros, some common micros, and a bunch of macros. I got a burger, and it was good. Very large portions.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
timmy300  (7) bloomington, Illinois | September 24, 2005
this place has a good beer selection for a pizza restaurant, but nothing exciting.....the food and service were good...i had to ask for a glass for my bottle of beer
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
igneous1  (28) Davenport, Iowa | June 28, 2005
pretty much what duane said. the selection is nice. i wish they featured more iowa beers. place is always packed, but i think the food is pretty good
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
barleyPops  (65) Quad-Cities, Illinois | February 3, 2005
Like all of the Old Chicagoís, great beer selection. But this place is always loud and smokey

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