Bus: 9, 66(312) 733-987341.896922 -87.667469 826 N Ashland Ave (between Chicago Ave and Pearson St) East Village, Chicago
Sun–Fri 6pm–2am; Sat 6pm–3amAverage beer: $3
Literally overshadowed by its neighbor, the popular restaurant Hacienda Tecalitlan, it’s easy to miss this bare-bones Mexican hangout. An open bar stool is tough to come by, but thankfully there are a few tables scattered throughout and pool and foosball to keep you busy. If you’re not up for bar sports, here’s a game: Count whether there are more posters displaying Mexican pride or women in bikinis.