Been to this place many times, haven’t been much lately, they always have a big selection and limited releases but the crowd in here is a bunch of douchebags and theres nothing they can really do to stop it. If you go on a busy friday be prepared for people staring at you if you don’t look like an alien. Prices a a bit high and the food is usually really good as is service.
Quite a big place with big oval bat in the middle and tables for diners along the walls and upstairs. Their own beers on tap and a average selection of bottles. When we were there it was very busy, but the service was still attentive and very fast. Only downside for me was the noise, probably a combination of the acoustics and the volume of conversation, but it was a bit much. Nice place overall.
Visited on a Saturday afternoon in February 2016. The place was crowded but we did get a table after a while. Their own beers were quite good although not outstanding. Good and friendly service. The best thing with the visit was the really tasty hamburger.
Fairly busy on a Monday evening, but still spots at the bar. Parking seems to be a challenged, but I just poached the lot for Vas Foremost, which worked out well. Really solid service; European style in that there really isnt a waitperson "assigned" to you -- they are all happy to help. Taplist was pretty solid; didn’t check the bottles. They ran out of Deth’s Tar the day before, which was a bummer. Everything available as 5oz samples, starting at $2, going up to $5 for some of the BA offerings. Food was actually pretty darn good. Definitely a place I would hang in if I was a local.
This is a busy noisy taproom/restaurant located in a thriving Chicago neighborhood. There is a huge bar with around 25 stools and enough tables and booths for about a hundred guests. 17 of their beers on tap and 50 or so bottles covering most styles. Also a modest selection of liquors. Friendly service and great food.
Decent place overall. They have a great food menu, full Revolution beer line-up, and a solid selection of beers from other breweries. Parking can be really horrible on prime days/times. There can be a wait for tables as well at peak hours.
Visited on a Saturday afternoon. Started walking towards Revolution from the 4100 block of keystone ave lazily trying to get rid of a hangover. Tried to find taxi cabs, never really did. Four mile walk was tame but lord was a brother thirsty after such a walk. So we scrolled past lord knows how many cool random restaurants to get to this place. Seated instantly our server took a bit of time to say hello, which was fine. Drink orders were quickly put in as we were plenty thirsty. On that end the beers were above standard for a brewpub, but not quite up to par for me to bother to rate them in my current state. 14 or so in house taps, not bad if you need some ticks. Food was the main goal. Soft pretzel had a pretty puny crust, but the innards weren’t so bad. Served with some nice hot mustard and the most hilariously generous portion of some sort of cheese sauce (with beer?) that we saved the remnants for the main course. I got the Smoked Pulled Pork which was quite bland. The bun couldn’t stand up to the sauce and meat, which basically made this a gooey mess. As far as brewpub food, this seemed to be above average. Waiter was decent. Interior was serviceable. Tons of wood, big bar, spacious enough. Outside you had plenty of beards and cute 20 somethings dressed in nonsense with tattoos, seems like this was once a little rougher neighborhood overtaken by younger kids. Fine. Overall a nice pube, probably a great spot to make your local.
Up to 16 Revolution brews on tap. Ample bottle selection as well. $2 samples available. Really good gastro pub food. Extremely crowded on weekends....be prepared to wait 45 - an hour for a table during peak times.
DuffMan (335) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | January 19, 2015
Went on a Monday night and the place was full. Great tap list, great bottle list too featuring tons of local craft. Service was good from the waitstaff, just ok from the barstaff. Awesome tuneage (bonus points for Stompin’ Tom Connors track!). Food was tasty upscale pub fare. I’d definitely return.