Soccer fans, I know you’ve been waiting. With FIFA right around the corner, many Chicago sports bars are ready to pamper you with big screens, immersive sound, and delicious food. But of course, some bars go further than the others. Here are the best World Cup specials in Chicago this year from your favorite spot. If you are looking for unique menus, good bucket deals, and drink discounts, these are your spots!
Moe’s Cantina will open 30 minutes prior to all 9am, 10am, and 1pm world cup games (they will not be open for 4am or 7am games) Moe’s Cantina is an authentic Northern Mexican restaurant and tequila bar serving shareable small plates, signature tacos and cocktails. THe first game kicks off on 11/20 at 10 a.m. with Ecuador vs. Qatar.
Inspired by the traditions of a British gastropub, Truth Be Told is a tavern-style restaurant offering savory and traditional fare to match. Truth Be Told’s menu features international beers and traditional dishes making it the perfect spot to catch all the World Cup games.
Menu highlights include Roast Chicken Pot Pie with Oyster mushroom, cipollini onion, grain mustard, and white wine; Bangers and Mash with Cumberland sausages, mashed potatoes, and onion gravy; Fish and Chips with beer battered cod, triple cooked thick cut chips, tartar sauce; and Toasted British Cheese Sandwich with British Stilton and cheddar, spring onions, fried egg. International beer highlights include SMITHWICK’S Guinness Brewery, IRL Irish Red Ale; LONDON PRIDE Fuller’s Brewery, UK Premium Ale; and BELHAVEN Belhaven Brewery, Scottish Ale. 5.2% world cup
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The Rambler + The Graystone Tavern
4128 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (The Rambler)
3441 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, IL 60657 (The Graystone Tavern)
Red Door Tavern Group locations The Graystone Tavern in Wrigleyville and The Rambler Kitchen + Tap in North Center will host viewing parties for most World Cup 2022 games beginning Monday, November 21. Both locations will open early for 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. games. For every World Cup game day, both Graystone Tavern and The Rambler will feature themed specials like an “Around the World” wings and shots menus.
“Shots Around the World” range from $6 to $8 each and will include a Matcha Shot or Green Tea (Japan), Jager Bomb (Germany), Limoncello (Italy), PB&J (USA), Hoser Bomb (Canada) and a Tequila Sunrise (Mexico).
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Old Town Pour House
Old Town Pour House (Naperville + Oak Brook) will open their doors at 10:00am (30 minutes prior to game start) on Sunday, November 20th through Wednesday, November 23rd, Friday, November 25th and Monday, November 28th. Restaurants will resume normal hours for games on Tuesday, November 29th through Friday, December 2nd. These deals are also available at Sweetwater Tavern and Grille!
Old Town Pour House (River North) will open at 1 pm for the USA games on Monday, November 21st, Friday, November 25th, and Tuesday, November 29th. Each restaurant will be open for all of the USA games as they advance (regardless of times). Sound will be on for all games.
Come to Fado and enjoy their Watch a Match Day brunch menu and drink specials from Nov. 20th thru Dec. 18th. All breakfast items are served with scrambled eggs on match days. Enjoy a fully loaded Irish or American breakfast, and mix & match your own domestic bucket for only $20!
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