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Literary Chicago Pub Crawl

Literary Pub Crawl

While New York, London & Dublin are well-known literary towns, Chicago holds its own with these former haunts of Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow, Dylan Thomas & Mike Royko, as well as the best of today's authors and writers.

Note: This is a do-it-yourself crawl with ten pubs listed here for completeness, which is probably more than anyone but only the heartiest of pub crawlers can handle, so feel free to customize each pub crawl to your abilities and tastes. Also, pubs on this crawl are located beyond walking distance and, because driving and taking cabs are out of the question, the use of Chicago Trolley is highly recommended, especially because you can bring your own beer! If you buy a copy of our book Historic Bars of Chicago ($12), you can get a $45 coupon that is more than 10% off for most rentals.

Order
Pub
Address
Chicago Trolley
A

Gold Star Bar*

1755 W. Division St.

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

To book a trolley, contact Chicago Trolley for pricing & availability at
(773) 648-5000 or
chicagotrolley-charter@coachusa.com

These are do-it-yourself pub crawls. The agenda is completely up to you.

B

California Clipper*

1002 N. California Ave.

C

Lottie's Pub & Grill*

1925 W. Cortland St.

D

Danny's Tavern

1951 W. Dickens Ave.

E

Sheffield's*

3258 N. Sheffield Ave.

F

Green Mill*

4800 N. Broadway

G

Billy Goat Tavern*

430 N. Michigan Ave.

H

Woodlawn Tap*

1172 E. 55th St.

I

Weeds Tavern*

1555 N. Dayton St.

J

Rainbo Club*

1150 N. Damen Ave.

Literary Pub Crawl Chicago Map

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