Subway: Red to Argyle(773) 784-7636 thesofotap.com41.972430 -87.667531 4923 N Clark St (at Ainslie St) Uptown, Chicago
Mon–Thu 5pm–2am; Fri 3pm–2am; Sat noon–3am; Sun noon–2amAverage cocktail: $5
What’s not to like about this cozy corner tavern? The enclosed beer garden is adorable, pooches are welcome and if you’re craving a nosh, you can grab grub at nearby T’s and bring it in. As for the clientele, it’s mostly thirty- and fortysomething gay dudes. But at SoFo, everyone is welcome.