Cortland's Garage

Bar
1645 W Cortland St (btwn Marshfield Ave & Paulina St), Chicago, IL 60622, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–2:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–3:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Cortland's Garage is a friendly neighborhood bar in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood. The beer is cold. The drinks are strong. The burgers are killer. The staff is hot (and friendly, what a combination!) Plus, Cortland's Garage has the best customers! Come be one!

8.0/10

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    Evelyn F.
    "Monday night trivia and $5 burger special...we shall return!"(4 Tips)
    Jade N.
    "That Vanilla Bean French Toast is digustingly amazing!"(2 Tips)
    David G.
    "18th Street burger and Vanilla Bean French Toast."(2 Tips)
    Jaclyn O.
    "Can't go wrong with the Cortland or Taylor street burger."(2 Tips)
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  • burgers
  • trivia
  • vanilla bean french toast
  • 18th street
  • taylor street
  • BBQ chicken salad
  • Bloody Marys
  • truffle fries
  • wine
  • cheese fries
  • crab
  • pulled pork sandwich
  • good for singles
  • beer
  • ribs
  • casual
  • alcohol
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  • appetizers
  • artichoke dip
  • Dragos S.

    Great place to etch the Hawks. Decent food too.

    Dragos Stancu · June 20
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  • Daniela V.

    The Cortland Burger is amazing! Great beer selection!

    Daniela Vinesar · May 20
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  • Joey N.

    Delicious burgers. And the $5 build your own Bloody Mary deal is hard to beat in Chicago

    Joey Nowak · January 18
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  • Steve

    $10 margarita pitchers on Thursdays.

    Steve · January 17
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  • Shinji K.

    Jocks and cheerleaders and everything is quite terrible

    Shinji Kuwayama · December 7, 2014
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  • Heather S.

    You really can't go wrong with any of the food here. Half price wine bottles, salads, & appetizers on Tuesdays!

    Heather Smith · December 3, 2014
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  • Tracy M.

    They ID for food? Seems sketchy.

    Tracy Martorello · September 7, 2014
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  • Julia B.

    Best veggie burger in the city!

    Julia Barrott · April 3, 2014
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  • Natalie G.

    Don't use touch tunes here. Unless it's Flux or Skrillex they will skip your song. Drop the bro hammer.

    Natalie Gordon · January 11, 2014
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  • Oscar G.

    The food was great as well as the service.

    Oscar Guevara · December 12, 2013
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  • Pranas N.

    Still have $5 burgers on Monday, but apparently they no longer come with fries. Huge bummer. Still a great burger, just not AS good a deal as it used to be. Can't blame them though.

    Pranas Naujokaitis · October 28, 2013
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  • Alex M.

    Burgers are amazing! Get the Merkts cheddar cheese on it, it's the best! Also, if you come in on a Monday, burgers are 5 bucks and all beers are a dollar off. Definitely give this place a visit

    Alex Muench · September 9, 2013
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  • George D.

    Try the Cortland!!! One of the best burgers I've ever tasted!!

    George Dozier · July 28, 2013
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  • Andy P.

    Great burgers. Great service. The Ranchero burger has carne asada on top of the patty. Order it.

    Andy Perez · July 25, 2013
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  • Andy D.

    Monday: $5 burger and fries, best value in the city!

    Andy Dreyer · July 16, 2013
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  • JP

    $5 Bloody Mary Sundays are great. Also BBQ Chicken Salad is amazing.

    JP · July 14, 2013
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  • Evelyn F.

    Holy freakin burger! Best burger I've had in a long time. Monday night trivia and $5 burger special...we shall return!

    Evelyn Feliciano · July 9, 2013
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  • Natalie G.

    Don't bother paying to play good music like Phish here, because they reserve the right to skip songs. Cool bros!

    Natalie Gordon · June 4, 2013
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  • David G.

    Voted best place in Bucktown by me to eat tasty burgers and watch the Chicago Blackhawks make big plays. The two best items on the menu are the 18th Street burger and Vanilla Bean French Toast.

    David Geary · May 28, 2013
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  • Kimberly K.

    Super busy on a Monday night when there's trivia, $5 burgers, and a Bulls game. We had a long wait, but the staff was really great.

    Kimberly Kays · April 23, 2013
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  • Matthew J B.

    The burgers here are outstanding

    Matthew J Bettes · March 8, 2013
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  • Valeriy T.

    $5 burgers!

    Valeriy Tuboltsev · February 24, 2013
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  • boyce k.

    very nice..........

    boyce kun · February 19, 2013
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  • antoine J.

    so dilecious

    antoine Jeffs · February 18, 2013
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  • antoine J.

    good.........

    antoine Jeffs · February 17, 2013
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  • Rebekah G.

    really really good!

    Rebekah Graham · February 15, 2013
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  • Levi S.

    Cortlands Garage

    Levi Shultz · February 14, 2013
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  • cohave w.

    love this place!

    cohave w · February 11, 2013
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  • Na Young L.

    awesome burger

    Na Young Lee · February 9, 2013
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  • Rubayat Z.

    Some of the food is amazing looking!

    Rubayat Zahir · February 4, 2013
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  • Rubayat Z.

    Great Place to Eat

    Rubayat Zahir · February 4, 2013
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  • Rebekah G.

    amazing!!!!

    Rebekah Graham · February 3, 2013
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  • Levi S.

    Garage of Cortland

    Levi Shultz · February 3, 2013
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  • Ole V.

    love deals on Monday;)

    Ole Voron · February 1, 2013
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  • Liz L.

    best burgers ever, and the trivia on Monday nights is actually doable, did it alone and got a decent amount right

    Liz Lemon · November 13, 2012
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  • Tara

    Ridiculous burgers. 18th Street is topped with carne asada, Taylor Street is topped with a deep fried Parmesan crusted hard boiled egg. Several different fry choices too. Always impressed by the food!

    Tara · September 7, 2012
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  • Johnny G.

    TIM'S A$$. OUT. OF. CONTROL.

    Johnny Gonzales · August 12, 2012
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  • Glen V.

    The Crab and Roasted Artichoke Dip might be the best thing that I've ever eaten! :)

    Glen Veed · August 1, 2012
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    GoBrag · March 19, 2012
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  • Jaclyn O.

    Can't go wrong with the Cortland or Taylor street burger. Worth the steep price for one of Chicago's best burger

    Jaclyn Ortiz · January 17, 2012
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  • Kate T.

    Every Wednesday (and only one Wednesdays) we serve baby back ribs slow cooked in our homemade Chipotle BBQ sauce with coleslaw and a side of your choosing. They're delish. Come try them.

    Kate Thompson · January 4, 2012
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  • Tony C.

    The BUSCH LIGHT tallboys are excellent

    Tony Campagnolo · October 2, 2011
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  • C. T.

    Make sure u get Cara as a bartender

    C. Tibbs · September 25, 2011
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  • Kate T.

    We have ESPN Game Plan & NFL Sunday Ticket. We always play sound for our fave teams (bears, iowa). We have 14 tvs so if you arrive early, we will take requests for the tvs. Watch your fave team here!!

    Kate Thompson · September 17, 2011
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  • Kate T.

    New Menu items available now! Try: the Paulina St. burger with cheese fries (or garlic or truffle fries), 4 new chicken sandwiches, pulled pork sandwich....so much to try!! Get started today!

    Kate Thompson · September 17, 2011
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  • Erik James A.

    $5 Bloody Mary. That is all.

    Erik James Albaugh · August 20, 2011
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  • Kate T.

    Half off appetizers, salads and bottles of wine tonight!!

    Kate Thompson · August 16, 2011
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  • Kate T.

    Along with our $5 burgers tonight we also have Live Trivia. $25 gift certificates go to the winning teams(s). $25 can go a long way with $5 burgers & $3 beers. Come test your smarts..it could pay off!

    Kate Thompson · August 15, 2011
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  • Kate T.

    Tonight's Deals: Buy 1 Get 1 Appetizers from 2-6pm AND $20 gets you 2 burgers (your street) and 2 beers (anything by Miller) from 4-11pm. Stop in, check in, eat, drink, save money.

    Kate Thompson · August 12, 2011
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  • Dan C.

    Bacardi team is usually in the house.

    Dan C · August 6, 2011
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