Farmhouse Tavern: Behold the Bevador


While you’re not likely to stumble upon an actual farmhouse in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, you will find the next best thing: Farmhouse Tavern. Look for the veritable barnyard of animal cutouts displayed in the front window and step right in. This “Midwestern Craft Tavern” is the ideal spot for an outing with friends for one main reason: the Bevador. Manufactured in Buffalo, New York in 1934, this refrigerator-meets-lazy-Susan holds 500 bottles of delicious craft beer, so check out the options and order an old favorite or try something new. Can’t find a beer that strikes your fancy? The Farmhouse understands your indecision, offering an additional 28 brews on tap. As with everything here, most beers are locally-sourced, so hoist a pint of Solemn Oath Ticklefight or Arcadia Cocoa Loco and toast to the great Midwest. Now that you’ve got your suds situation sorted, take a seat at one of the plush booths downstairs and share an order of beer-battered Wisconsin cheese curds, or head upstairs where you may get lucky enough to catch some live music. Relaxing with friends with an icy craft beer in hand, you’ll grow to love America’s Heartland just a little more.


228 W Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60654

(312) 280-4960

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