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The Pony

#2,372 of 8,045 Restaurants in Chicago
$$ - $$$American, ,
1638 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3018
+1 773-828-5055
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Mar 2017
“Great UK Bar!”
23 Dec 2014
“Great UK bar!!”
Closed Now
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1638 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3018
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

My husband and I were in Chicago catching a flight out the following day to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day and the selection game was playing so my husband wanted to go and watch since we had read this was a UK bar! We had...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed December 23, 2014

We went there after the game. Would have thought we were in Lexington, Ky instead of Chicago. The grilled cheese sandwich for the whole table is great!!

Thank John D
Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Ok, to be fair I am a huge Kentucky Wildcat fan and this is a great sports bar regardless of your favorite team. But for me, being a long way from Kentucky and finding a sports bar with Kentucky National Championship banners hanging on the...More

Thank rdatma1
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Was in Chicago for a bachelor party over the weekend. We heard that the Pony was great place to watch a game. Little did we know that everyone would be dressed in Ky blue with wildcats it was awsome. 5-6 free beer and pizza if...More

Thank limo4fun
Reviewed May 11, 2013

They were having a half-price appetizer special the day we visited, which was the best bargain in the city. My daughter got their macaroni and cheese, which had some great flavors and I tired the chicken chili -- a bit spicier than what I'm used...More

Thank RealityChuck
Reviewed February 16, 2013

Pretty typical Chicago bar. Great music. Good service. Tons of people. This is definitely a bar for the younger scene though (20s, 30s). They don't serve Mojitos - which is always a downfall in my opinion. Their food is pretty good though.

Thank Sptaz33
Reviewed February 1, 2013

Love that there's a UK bar in Chicago. Good beer for reasonable price while watching the UK game. Great place to be with friends from Kentucky.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed January 29, 2012

Great atmosphere, great food & it's Chicago's official University of Kentucky alumni bar!! Try the waffle nachos & the 16" grilled cheese!

Thank CaptainSaltyMcBeard
Reviewed August 24, 2009

We stopped in just doing a little barhopping in the area. We were enticed by the soft glow that the place was emitting. The bartenders were just as inviting. It was pretty busy and I think that's the fastest service I've ever gotten when I...More

Thank AnonymousBean
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1638 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3018
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-828-5055
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Lakeview’s favorite local hangout, The Pony, offers a relaxed ambiance that welcomes every type of crowd. Perfect for drinks with friends or grabbing dinner during the week.
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