Meals you dream about
Why locals love it
Hopleaf is a staple! It is the kind of place you dream about the food you ate there and have to go back. And the beer selection is very strong. I was told once told the owner biked across Belgium and was inspired by the beers he tasted along the trip.
Why you should visit it
This is one of the most local feeling bars in Chicago. You can defiantly pick out the regulars by the way they interact with the waiters and bartenders. It defiantly has a community feel. Plan to see other parts of Andersonville during your visit since Chicago is a large city and distances can seem shorter than they are in reality.
The mussels are a must