Hopleaf Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

1. Hopleaf Bar

9.3
5148 N Clark St (at W Foster Ave), Chicago, IL
Beer Bar · Andersonville · 319 tips and reviews

Ross G.Ross Guthrie: Yes, get the CBJ & wash it down with a great beer on tap. Get there eraly or make reservations: can get quite crowded on weekend evenings.

Rick T.Rick Tanton: Snag the CB&J - an adult grilled cheese made with cashew butter and fig jam and a side of Stilton Mac & Cheese - and pair it up with one of many draught beers, or a rarity from the south bar fridge.

Lindsay E.Lindsay Erin: Besides the best Belgium list they now have wine and Prosecco on tap!

Howells & Hood is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

2. Howells & Hood

8.4
435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Streeterville · 125 tips and reviews

Chris V.Chris Vicente: Aside from their amazing selection if over 100 beers on tap; They have a Really excellent Shrimp and Andouille sausage dish you must try and their Butterscotch Pudding desert is amazing!

ThrillistThrillist: Howells & Hood is an epic beer hall in the Trib Tower, equipped with 114 beers on tap springing from 360 draft faucets spread across the 23,000sqft venue. Read more.

Ed R.Ed Rivera: Most beers on tap, the best calamari. Awesome place in the Trib tower

The Map Room is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

3. The Map Room

9.0
1949 N Hoyne Ave (at W Armitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Bucktown · 106 tips and reviews

Mikinzie S.Mikinzie Stuart: Hole-in-the-wall offering 200+ craft beers. Great selection of drafts served in appropriate glass. Reasonable price. My favorite was the friendly staff guy who went around collecting empty glasses! Read more.

Drink Deals C.Drink Deals Chicago: Try all the Belgian drafts! Always a different option every time you come here so enjoy each one while you can!

Jake W.Jake Williams: Come in the morning for coffee, quiet atmosphere to get work done. Stay for the great beer on tap!

The Beer Bistro is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

4. The Beer Bistro

8.6
1061 W Madison St (at Aberdeen St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Near West Side · 89 tips and reviews

Jennifer M.Jennifer Marvin: tons of beer on tap & good bar food - fun on weekdays when you can get a seat at the bar - relaxed atmosphere & good spot for happy hour Read more.

Dustin H.Dustin Henderlong: Threadless IPA on tap. Do it.

Geoff W.Geoff Webber: Gumball head is great on draft. Service very good.

Lockdown Bar & Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

5. Lockdown Bar & Grill

8.5
1024 N Western Ave (at W Cortez St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Humboldt Park · 119 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark B: I used to think Kumas had best burgers but this place wins. I ordered "Cruelty to Animals" burger, added gruyere and it was amazing. Lots of beers on tap as well and a great waitstaff.

Mark B.Mark B: One more thing, don't forget to show your check in as you get a free shot or draft beer!

Amy D.Amy Dittmeier: Awesome drink and food specials. Massive, delicious burgers. Free draft or shot every check-in. Attentive service...seriously why arent you here?

Kuma's Corner is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

6. Kuma's Corner

9.1
2900 W Belmont Ave (at Francisco Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Northwest Side · 409 tips and reviews

Lisa S.Lisa Stephenson: Worth the wait for the best burger ever, waffle friends, and Jack on tap. Yob's my favorite.

Steve P.Steve Peternell: Some of the best burgers I've ever had in my life...they have bourbon on tap too!

PstrongPstrong: Awesome beer selection...bottles and drafts! 3 Floyds Alpha King and Gumball Head on tap! Wells Banana Bread beer in bottles!

Kasey's Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

7. Kasey's Tavern

8.9
701 S Dearborn St (btwn Harrison & Polk St), Chicago, IL
Pub · Printer's Row · 62 tips and reviews

Kate H.Kate H.: Great neighborhood bar. Fab array of beers, draft and bottle. Hungry? Order a few baskets of popcorn, a pizza, or delivery from one of the delish neighborhood restaurants.

Roosevelt CollectionRoosevelt Collection: They have Three Floyds Gumballhead on tap! Great craft beer selection.

Amber B.Amber B.: Avoid the tables near the front of the bar in the cooler months. Killer draft from the door (everything else is great though).

Emporium Arcade Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

8. Emporium Arcade Bar

8.7
1366 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 74 tips and reviews

AliceAlice: Always decent beers on tap. Galaga, Theater Magic, and Tapper make it even better. Bring cash for tokens.

Katie B.Katie Buckner: They have a great beer selection and boulevard on tap. A must visit on any trip to Chicago

Adam R.Adam Rowe: Spectacular place. Games are in great condition. Great beers on tap.

Miller's Pub is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

9. Miller's Pub

8.5
134 S Wabash Ave (btwn E Adams & E Monroe St), Chicago, IL
Pub · The Loop · 197 tips and reviews

R. C.R. C.: Awesome tap list - Daisy Cutter, Bell's Oberon, and Lagunitas Lil' Sumpin' Sumpin' + others.

Brian H.Brian Hart: Excellent draft beers, incl Delirium Tremens and Stone Ruination (among others). Get both!

Eric Z.Eric Zillmer: The Metro Flywheel Lager on draft is excellent!

Local Option is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

10. Local Option

8.4
1102 W Webster Ave (at N Seminary Ave), Chicago, IL
Brewery · North Side · 68 tips and reviews

Jake G.Jake Guidry: Most underrated beer bar in the city. Best tap list, always. Also, great steak tacos.

Narayan V.Narayan V: Metal music. Need I say more? Friendly vibe and great selection on tap!

Matt T.Matt Teaford: Excellent Craft Draft selection!

Goose Island Brewpub is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

11. Goose Island Brewpub

8.7
1800 N Clybourn Ave (at Willow St), Chicago, IL
Brewery · North Side · 158 tips and reviews

Peter S.Peter Soung: Try the chef collaboration beer if one is on tap. Can't go wrong with anything brewed by Jared Rouben.

Chicago magazineChicago magazine: Seriously good beer is the draw, and chitchat is easy in these casual digs. Create a four-beer flight ($8) from the 24 or so draft choices. Saturday and Sunday brewery tours. Read more.

Sara S.Sara Steiger: Must haves: sriracha wings, Matilda, Sofie, and any seasonal beer on draft!! Food, beer and service was amazing!! Ask for Lisa, she was great!! Cheers!

The Bad Apple is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

12. The Bad Apple

9.2
4300 N Lincoln Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · North Center · 198 tips and reviews

Matthew P.Matthew Patterson: One of the best draft beer selections in Chicago. The burgers and fries are mediocre but their homemade ketchup is delicious

Mark W.Mark Webb: The food here is great. More than just burgers, there is serious culinary thought going into the menu - at pub prices. Always a great draft beer selection too.

Stephanie M.Stephanie Magnolia: Amazing selection of draft beers! Try the pipeworks. Yummy burgers.

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

13. Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

8.8
41 E Superior St (at N Wabash Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Near North Side · 193 tips and reviews

Vijay M.Vijay Malavia: Great selection of domestic microbrews on draft!

Marissa F.Marissa Flaxbart: They'll give you a sample of beers on draft of you ask. Surprisingly robust beer selection!

Zach M.Zach Morgan: Favorite spot in the city. Best burgers, wings, and huge selection of brews on tap.

Bangers & Lace is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

14. Bangers & Lace

8.9
1670 W Division St (at Paulina Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Wicker Park · 154 tips and reviews

Itinerant A.Itinerant ArtDirector: Crispy corn nuts, great beers on tap and a fantastic interior that's Hipster meets Hayward, WI. If you've been to the Moccasin Bar you'll know what I mean. If not, road trip!!!!

Micah D.Micah Dorn: 30+ beers on tap = awesome. Cheaper than it looks. beers/food mostly under $10

bartend4funbartend4fun: nice crowd awesome beers on tap

Headquarters Beercade is one of The 15 Best Places for Draft Beer in Chicago.

15. Headquarters Beercade

8.9
2833 N Sheffield Ave (at Wolfram St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 88 tips and reviews

SpORK S.SpORK Styles: Microbrews on tap & free arcade games. Yes, I will be coming back here. Needs X-Men arcade.

Julie S.Julie Sanders: Free arcade game play. Great selection of beers on tap = fun night!

Anja H.Anja Harris: I recommend the Olympia- they have an awesome selection of craft beer on tap