Simon's Tavern

Simon's Tavern

5210 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
(773) 878-0894 serving: Far North Side, Edgewater
open:Sat: 11am-3am, Sun-Fri: 11am-2am

Sidewalk Score: 8 out of 10

The Low Down


When to Go: There's always something of a crowd, but you can usually still snag a seat if you get there by 9pm on Friday. And glogg lovers should visit in winter, when Simon's regularly serves the traditional mix of warmed port, vodka, raisins and spices.

Know Before You Go: Simon's doesn't take credit cards, but there is an ATM just outside the door on the left.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Old-time tavern attracts generations of Andersonville residents with no frills, good drink prices and a great jukebox.
by Contributor at Citysearch

The Scene
A favorite of longtime neighborhood regulars--and an Andersonville institution since 1934--this low-ceilinged, low-lit and low-maintenance hang attracts one of the most diverse crowds on the North Side (equal parts gay…
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Simon's Tavern
By Laura K at Insider Pages

Though the outward appearance of Simon's may indicate that it is some dive bar, it's so much fun, especially in the winter. When Hopleaf if overfl... Read More