Bus: 49, 66(773) 384-0701 blackbeetlechicago.com41.895854 -87.690643 2532 W Chicago Ave (at Maplewood Ave) Humboldt Park, Chicago
Mon–Thu 4pm–2am; Fri 11am–2am; Sat 11am–3am; Sun 11am–2amAverage beer: $5
A change in ownership dropped the “Black” before “Beetle” but kept the wood-paneled bar, antique taps and low-key vibe in place at this Humboldt Park watering hole. If DJs are spinning on weekends, music can be heard from the sidewalk tables when the weather’s nice. (Tip: Drinking pints from the impressive beer list blurs the boring view of a wood palette lot.) Head over for free team trivia every Monday.