The Irish Oak

The Irish Oak

3511 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
(773) 935-6669 serving: Wrigleyville, North Side
open:The Irish Oak is open Tuesday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. The bar is open every day of the week come Cubs season and opens two hours early for home games.

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Mastercard Accepted, Irish Pubs, Discover Accepted, Irish, Visa Accepted, Bars & Pubs, American Express Accepted, Happy Hour,

The Low Down


Where to Sit: The second room is often closed during non-peak times, but it can be a quieter retreat when open--especially if there's live music and huge crowds in the main room.

When to Go: Days and early evenings are good for grabbing a pint and a bite to eat, but weekend nights are the hot times if you're looking for rowdy crowds.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

Don your Cubbie blue and you'll be in the majority at this near-Wrigley restaurant that features live music and a menu of Irish-inflected bar basics. Choices run from beer-battered pickles and "Irish Nachos" (criss-cut fries topped with…
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Authentic Irish Pub!
By Laura B at Insider Pages

The food here is great and very well priced! The Irish Oak is an authentic Irish pub AND they have Guiness on tap! This is a bar you definitely n... Read More

When the kids are away
By Angela C. at Judy's Book

My husband is Irish, and we both enjoy authentic music and a good time, when we can get it. Every once in a while, we strike it lucky and find a si... Read More

Irish music!
By Kaitie C. at Judy's Book

This is a fun little bar!! People here seem like fun-loving, energetic, down to earth people who don't mind having others around to share space wit... Read More