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Fountainhead

) #1,578 of 7,717 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ American, Bar, Pub
1970 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL
+1 773-697-8204
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rooftop bar” (3 reviews)
“on tap” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, International
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
1970 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

And old stand by for locals. The drinks were really special and it's a chill place with great service. Even though it's usually crowded it's not too noisy to talk. I'll be back

Thank Shawisland
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The rooftop bar was fun to try, but the food menu was limited and there were a lot of bees that were bothering us where we were sitting. The portion size was very small for the price, which was pretty expensive. Drinks were good quality....More

Thank DoctorKnow85
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place and make it a point to go a few times a summer, even though we've moved several hours away. Their food menu used to be very weird and unappealing but they recently changed it and have great nachos and a delicious...More

Thank KACassidy
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Incredible whisky selection bourbon scotches, old whiskies, vatted malts, independent bottling and the pub have their own selection of single cask whiskies bought straight from distilleries!

Thank Lambence
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had dinner on the roof top and had a great server, Meridith, and had great time. The menu up there is way too limited in my view for the price you py. The beverage menu was monumetal. When we got our order food I...More

Thank ken h
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The rooftop is a great place when the weather is nice; there is a decent list of draft beers, a very long list of cans, and prices are right. I believe there are some drafts not available upstairs that you can get downstairs, though. The...More

Thank smdds
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great beer selection of both bottles and drafts. Great patio. I have only had the appetizers here and they have always been tasty- never had a full meal. They change it seasonally, so you can always have something new.

Thank Lindsay E
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Often come here after work with friends or co-workers when the weather is ideal. Rooftop bar is one of the best in the city. Great craft beer selection but food options not so much. Service can get aliitle behind at times. Knowledgable bartenders offer good...More

Thank william w
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Our meal was delicious - omelette and challah French toast and burger and bagel omelette, one mimosa - but pricey $68 without tip. There was not a Father's Day special menu and upstairs rooftop doesn't open til noon. Wish we knew that in advance. Food...More

Thank dk1234562015
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We waited almost one hour to get our food and the food was mediocre. I ordered the 3 grains salad and had to ask for some olive oil because it was dry and had no flavor. The mushroom risotto was somewhat a little better. The...More

Thank Celine L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1970 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-697-8204
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