The Irish Oak

The Irish Oak

3511 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
(773) 935-6669 serving: North Side, Wrigleyville
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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Live Band Karaoke Every Wed
By Live Band Karaoke at Citysearch

great food, great drinks, great staff and Live Band Karaoke Every Wednesday night rocks! Read More

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

Cozy decor, friendly staff, feels authentic!
By gina54 at Citysearch

Wow, this is the best Irish bar in town in my opinion. I've been to Dublin and feel it could be placed there and the Irish would not know the diff... Read More

By BarriePlumb at Citysearch

Best Irish breakfast in the US! Great place to have a pint and meet new mates. Good live music, great atmosphere done right Read More

Best Corned Beef Sandwiches!
By fmbradly at Citysearch

My friends and I came into town to watch the Cubs game from Los Angeles. After the game we stumbled into The Irish Oak just looking for a beer befo... Read More