Craft beer isn’t just a trend to us. It’s a way of life. After 40 years of serving up the highest quality beers, great food and good times, the vibe at Old Chicago keeps getting better.
Since 1976, we’ve been committed to innovation and excellence in craft beer, pairing those picks with delicious dishes, and delivering to our guests genuine Chicago-style goodness. From our food and drink menus, to our energetic staff and friendly atmosphere, Old Chicago is the place to discover unique specialty brews, enjoy delicious pizzas and unique entrées, while celebrating with friends.
We step it up with every new tap, working to constantly discover new craft brews and specialty dishes to add to the longstanding favorites we're known for. What started with Chicago-style pizza and beer 40 years ago by a few friends in Boulder, CO—adoringly named after the classic pinball game—has grown into an incredible discovery of new craft brews and savory menu offerings. 46 million pizzas and nearly 300,000 World Beer Tours later, we're the craft beer authority, and a proud member of the CraftWorks family, the largest operator of brewery restaurants in the U.S.
After drawing our first pint in 1976, we've continued to pull some impressive local and international beers at over 100 locations. We still build our pizzas and taproom fare from scratch—one delicious, fresh ingredient at a time. And we serve it all up with a genuine smile. That’s why Old Chicago is the go-to friendly place to grab a great beer and bite for lunch, a big game, a special date, family night with kids, or just meeting friends. Old Chicago promises an unforgettable time, which is why people love to come back again and again.
Our beer selection process is as competitive as the craft beer world itself. Our beer experts strive to offer beer styles for everyone, at every level of beer expertise. Few restaurants in the country match our lineup of refreshing, food-friendly brews. And for decades, Old Chicago's World Beer Tour has been a customer favorite to share our knowledge with new and experienced enthusiasts alike. From our World Beer Tour to our Explorer Series exclusives and collaborations, we pride ourselves on guiding guests through the craft beer journey, and giving great OC Rewards along the way.
At Old Chicago, our beer experts take the beer menu as seriously as our chef does his dishes. We love discovering a really interesting micro-brew, and pairing it with a unique dish to give you a distinct flavor and feeling. At heart, we’re an honest-to-goodness, hard working bunch who can’t wait to share our new creations and discoveries with you.