1469 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
(773) 384-1439 serving: Wicker Park, West Side

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
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Restaurants, Rock & Pop, Outdoor Seating, Bar Food, Live Music, Alternative Rock, Electronica, Mastercard Accepted, Neighborhood Bars, After Work, Bars & Clubs, DJ - Electronica, Visa Accepted, DJ - Rock,

The Low Down


When to Go: The name implies a hurried drink, which is exactly what this bar sees everyday come quitting time, when friendly locals gather at the bar or, during the season, on the patio.

What to Eat: Bar fare leans toward gussied up comfort food, like rich meatloaf, mac and cheese, a popular mushroom patty melt.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

This casual, everyday bar occupies prime real estate along Wicker Park's Milwaukee Avenue, attracting a mix of hipsters and young professionals.
by Fred Schlatter at Citysearch

In Short
A wood and glass front is inviting, especially when the small patio is open, attracting both buttoned-up young professional types and artsy regulars. Inside find warm ambience in lots of well-worn wood, antique-looking…
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Best Food in Chicago Area
By khinvra at Citysearch

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My face will never be the same
By ericks54 at Citysearch

I wandered into Swig on a Sunday night looking for a beer and a burger. I had a perfect turkey burger with tater tots. The food and drink were both... Read More

Great for an after work hang-out/happy hour
By sminerva21 at Citysearch

We just moved to the Wicker Park neighborhood and stumbled upon this cute little place last night. We saw a sign for $5 cosmos during happy hour an... Read More