Subway: Brown, Purple (rush hrs), Red to Fullerton(773) 472-1502 birdsnestbar.com41.927152 -87.663595 2500 N Southport Ave (at Altgeld St) Lincoln Park, Chicago
Mon–Fri 5pm–2am; Sat 11am–3am; Sun 11am–2amAverage beer: $3.50
It's a sure thing: There will always be games to be watched, wings to be eaten and pitchers to be drunk. Here's your spot for cheapo food and nightly drink specials. Darts, billiards and video games rule the spacious front room, and behind the curtain in back, local crooners love the weekly acoustic open-mic night and karaoke.