With the Cubs winning last night’s wild card game against the Pirates, we’re in for an exciting October. If you’re not lucky enough to have tickets to a game, there are some great spots in Wrigleyville to enjoy Cubs playoff baseball. Below are some of our favorites.
If you want to enjoy the game, but also want a good meal and a glass of wine, Vines on Clark is the place to go. Their menu includes roasted ravioli, specialty pizzas and a variety of salads. They have a rooftop deck and beer garden, so you can enjoy the game outside even if you can’t be at Wrigley Field.
Vines on Clark is located at 3554 N. Clark St., Chicago. Visit their web site at vineswrigley.com for their full food menu.
If you can’t actually go to the game, this is about as close as you can get. The Captain Morgan Club is an arched-roof beer garden connected to Wrigley Field. Food options include a variety of tacos, sliders, sandwiches and salads. With 56 flat screen TVs and specialty drinks, you’ll be right in the middle of the action.
The Captain Morgan Club is located at Wrigley Field, on the corner of Sheffield and Addison. Visit their web site at captainmorganclub.com for their full menu.
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Goose Island’s Wrigleyville location allows you to enjoy beer brewed in-house and great food while you enjoy a Cubs playoff game. Their current beer menu includes the “Wrigleyville White” and the “Cubby Blue”. The “Cubby Blue” has a raspberry color and blueberry aroma. They also have a variety of wine and cocktail offerings and a food menu that includes poutine, veggie chili and fried pickles.
Goose Island Wrigleyville is located at 3535 N Clark St., Chicago. Visit their web site at www.gooseislandbrewpubs.com/home-wrigleyville for their full food and drink menu.
If you head out to watch the game and not all of your friends are going to be biting their nails for every pitch, Sluggers might be the place to go. You’ll have plenty of flat-screen TVs around to watch the game. If you get antsy you can try their batting cage, pop-a-shot, mini bowling and skee-ball. Sluggers’ menu includes a fairly extensive variety of sandwiches, pizzas and wings.
Sluggers is located at 3540 N Clark St., Chicago. Visit their web site at sluggersbar.com for their full food and drink menu.
Rockwood Place is a southern-inspired bar that can sometimes be a little less busy than the others included in this list. There are plenty of flat-screen TVs for game watching. Their menu includes some unique items, including cheese curds, a vegetarian panini, and double chocolate brownie bites.
Rockwood Place is located at 3466 N Clark St., Chicago. Their food and drink menu can be found at their web site, rockwoodplace.com.