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Address: 161 N Archer Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060-2301
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+1 847-970-9174
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00

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Great drinks and atmosphere

We love tighthead! The beers are flavorful and the bar is a great place to hangout with friends. If you are near Mundelein, tighthead is a must.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We love tighthead! The beers are flavorful and the bar is a great place to hangout with friends. If you are near Mundelein, tighthead is a must.

Thank Chuckem12
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

What a surprise! Great beer! The atmosphere is perfect. Beer only here, but easy to order food delivered. What a wonderful surprise for a night out. Parking easy and plentiful. Right by the Metra.

Thank Kim G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Do you like beer,real beer then go here,bring food in or order from places around here or food trucks are here also,lots of different styles of beers all awesome

Thank chitownburbs
Grandville, Michigan
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325 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This place rocks I sampled omany of their beers and was quite impressed with all of them. Even though the outside looks like a warehouse the inside is really nice with beer inspired tables and large TVs playing the sports game. We visited on a Saturday afternoon and were able to find a seat easily enough. The menu is awesome... More 

Thank The_GR_Blade
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I went on a Saturday and had a blast. I tried all 12 of the beers on tap and only disliked 2. The Scarlet beer was my favorite. The prices of the beer are so much better than in the subs of Chicago or in Chicago. Really nice place and games are available too. I will be back

Thank Steve B
Grayslake, Illinois
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My first experience with flights from this brewer and I really enjoyed it. Learned a little about tastings and what went into the brews. Saw other tables had ordered pizza in, and I wished we had thought of that. Teeny tiny inside but clean and well organized.

Thank Susan N
Mundelein, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Living within walking distance is a great thing with this brewery as a weekly option. Great range of beers from blondes to stouts, truly something good for every type of beer drinker. The tour isn't much, but when they bring in a band and a food trick an evening here is a very attractive proposition.

Thank Frank E
Libertyville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Tucked away behind some warehouses and facing the Mundelein train station, Tighthead is worth the search. Their beers are incredibly tasty and the staff is warm and friendly. Shane, Amy, Mark and Ford are usually behind the bar serving up the suds with Bruce (owner) and Billy (beermeister) not only visible but often willing to discuss what's brewing--and it's always... More 

Thank Luisa B
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Smaller and getting bigger and better. Bruce Dir is the owner and usually on Site. Billy the Brewmaster is top flight. Prices higher than most, but the selection is top flight. Food can be delivered and often food trucks are there. Bathrooms on the left side when you walk in-nothing special. Lots of TVs-often kids with parents on weekends.

Thank gilthorp
Mundelein, Illinois
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I go here often. Right next to the NCS Metra station and parking. Not easy to find, but for a true beer lover it's a must stop. Comfortable Blonde. Scarlet Fire, Chilli Water, Bears Choice are just a few of the great beers here. They don't serve food, but have menus from a wide selection of local restaurants that happily... More 

Thank Phinphan

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