As featured in 10Best's "Sports Bars" list!

Gamekeepers Tavern & Grill Photo courtesy of Courtesy of Gamekeepers Facebook page
  • 1971 N Lincoln Ave

    at W Armitage Ave

    Chicago, IL 60614

  • Phone: 773-549-0400

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One of Lincoln Park's oldest sports bars, and on a popular intersection, this place will probably remind you a lot of a college bar. It'll definitely be broadcasting college games (it's the alumni headquarters for more than 10 large colleges), and have crowds of 20-somethings.. But people come here to watch Chicago's major sports teams, also, on Gamekeepers big-screen TVs (over 35). Pool tables and occasional live music provide alternative entertainment options. While the menu is limited to bar food (basic pizzas, appetizers, salads and sandwiches), you'll find lots of on-tap beers.





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Jamie Bartosch

Ten Best Logo 03 Local Expert Says:

"Stick to beer and chicken wings, the staples of this college-friendly bar."

Best for Sports Bars Because: A college sports-watching hub on a popular intersection in Lincoln Park.