The Beer Bistro

The Beer Bistro

"The Beer Bistro is Chicago's West Loop Neighborhood Bar."

1061 W Madison St, Chicago, IL
(312) 433-0013 serving: Near West Side, West Side
open:Sun-Fri 11am-2am Sat 11am-3am

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10

The Low Down


The Extras: Capable of handling everything from neighborhood bashes with friends to large corporate parties for your office flock, this is a stylish stop.

The Extras: Each menu item is paired with a recommended beer.

When to Go: The clientele changes over the evening, beginning with local condo-dwelling families for dinner (21 and over after 11pm) and ending with area singles looking to hook up.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

The West Loop scores a comfortable neighborhood bar and grill with a global beer menu.
by Contributor at Citysearch

In Short
A gorgeous vintage mahogany Brunswick bar enhances the old-fashioned feel of this spacious high ceiling'd tavern. Beer is the main course here, with 75 choices in bottles and an eclectic mix of drafts that includes…
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By LIZZZ at Citysearch

The waitresses were rude, and one of the waitresses said that they would give us separate tabs and then when I received the tab she did not separat... Read More

Love this place!!!
By CSMobileUser at Citysearch

This place should be 10 stars!!!! The food is outstanding and the space and the staff are great!! I live a block away and we have like 10 Bars next... Read More

Great Happy Hour spot
By Mindy W at Insider Pages

Huge beer selection. This place has a great outdoor patio and daily food and drink specials. It's a perfect spot for Happy Hour with friends. The... Read More

Great selection of beers, personable bartenders and sufficient food
By jumboiowan at Citysearch

I went to Beer Bistro for happy hour after work and was very happy with the choice. There is a great selection of beers and the bartenders were mo... Read More

By Jackson at GrubHub

Bacon cheeseburger was fantastic, as usual. Fries were overcooked to the point of being inedible, so just tossed them out. Tater tots were pretty...