Bring your own food

These places allow you to bring in your own food or order from nearby restuarants.


friendly in many ways. staff is cheerful and informative, children are welcome and your dog is welcome. cats? maybe..... The beer is not quite my style but that does not seem to hurt business. A lot of malt forward beers that are well constructed but not my thing. Probably yours or at least someone you know. Check it out.


All Rise Brewing  Full menu Closed Monday Open 11am or earlier Brewpub. Bring your own food Growler fills available

Attached to the Cobra Lounge. Lots of events including Bikes and Burlesque in the warmers months. Sponsor a three day motorcycle oriented fest each summer. In an area that includes several other breweries. Haven't tried the food but I have seen people eating it and they looked happy! Nice pub food menu.


Beermiscuous  WiFi available Children friendly Bring your own food

Like a coffee shop but with a very good beer selection. Bring kids and food, hang out drink beer


Beer Temple  WiFi available Children friendly Has an unusual or regional beer on tap. Bring your own food Bottle shop

Bottle shop and taproom built in. Good selection -- beer to drink there if you can get them to serve you and beer to go.


Begyle Brewing  WiFi available Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Dog friendly Bring your own food Bottle shop Growler fills available

Friendly neighborhood brewery on what they call Chicago's Malt Row. 100m from Dovetail Brewery and many others in the vicinity. Bring the dog, lunch and/or friends.....Lots of seating..


Bitter Pops A David top pick  WiFi available Children friendly Open 11am or earlier Dog friendly Has an unusual or regional beer on tap. Bring your own food Bottle shop Growler fills available

Bottle shop with a small pub built in. Very good selection. Dog and child friendly


Dovetail Brewing  WiFi available Children friendly Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Dog friendly Bring your own food Specializes in German Beer Bottle shop Growler fills available

German themed brewery in what is known as Malt Row. Steps from Begyle Brewery, both with different focuses makes the trip to one better when you also visit the other. A super short walk from Brown Line stop on Irving Park. Close by Jerry's Lincoln Square, Bad Apple and Half Acre Lincoln Avenue.


Empirical Brewery  WiFi available Children friendly Closed Monday Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Dog friendly Bring your own food Growler fills available

Dog and kid friendly taproom, byof and they sell their own beer to go in bottles, cans, and growlers.


Neighborhood pub, dog friendly and good selection of beers. Great place to hang out, bring your own dog, bring your own food!


Lo Rez Brewing  David Honorable Mention WiFi available Closed Monday Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Dog friendly Bring your own food Growler fills available

Taproom/Gallery/Event Space. Great beer no IPA's


Metropolitan Brewing  David Honorable Mention WiFi available Children friendly Dog friendly Bring your own food Specializes in German Beer Bottle shop Growler fills available

Taproom with really nice space, specializing in German style beers.


Motor Row Brewing  Live Music WiFi available Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Bring your own food Specializes in Czech beers. Specializes in German Beer Growler fills available

Taproom with a variety of their own brewed on premises beers. Near McCormick Place Convention Center. Bring your own food.


On Tour Brewing  WiFi available Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Bring your own food Growler fills available

Taproom and event space with a good collection of brews


Taproom and event space.


Spiteful Brewing  David Honorable Mention WiFi available Children friendly Brewery tasting room, may have limited hours. Dog friendly Bring your own food Bottle shop Growler fills available

Taproom with great beers and around the corner from Half Acre. Always worth the trip. Not so sure how to find their tap list but I will.


They are closed as of 5/9/19 with hopes of reopening by the end of the week. A location in south suburban Homewood is still open. One of the few African American breweries. Super friendly taproom with games and communal seating and good brews. Have opened a second location in the south suburb of Homewood. BYOF.


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