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  • New at Jaks: Frozen Margaritas!
    Choose from Lime, Strawberry, Mango,
    and more!
  • All Menu Items Available
    for Takeout
  • Pool Tables
  • Dart Boards
  • Golden Tee Golf
  • Hours of Operation:
    • Mon, Tues, Wed - 11 AM to
      Midnight
    • Thurs, Fri - 11 AM to 2 AM
    • Saturdays - 5 PM to Midnight
    • Sundays - Currently Closed


Welcome to Jaks. We're located just west of the Loop but you'll find the same casual, friendly atmosphere over here that you're likely to find at your favorite neighborhood tap. This is no surprise, because Jaks is the sister of the Village Tap, one of Chicago's finest neighborhood spots, located in Roscoe Village. In addition, we're part of the newly developing West Loop district which is growing like crazy all around us. Jaks has been open three years but our space was originally created about ten years ago as the "Tap & Growler," one of the first brewery pubs in town. They took an abandoned, run-down, turn-of-the-century industrial building and spared no expense in creating a striking loft space with old world charm. We inherited the space and made a few changes so it's even more comfortable. We don't brew our beer, but with 40 taps, Jaks offers the finest selection of draft beer in Chicago. In addition, we have the same casual, eclectic menu, with daily specials, that our friends at the Village Tap rave about. Jaks has flexible seating which is great for groups and a private party room for special events and meetings. We also have a couple of pool tables and some dart boards located in the old brewery room. So when you're looking for some neighborhood hospitality and you're near the Loop, stop in for lunch, after work, on your way to the United Center or late at night. We're looking forward to seeing you soon.