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Big Joe's

1818 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60640 USA

110 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Mon 1p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Wifi
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“Watch the Mighty Turtles Race!”

Cheap drinks, a rockin' juke box, a fun crowd and turtle racing make this local dive a must-visit. Yep, turtle racing! You place your bets on a turtle and the slowest turtle wins. They're dropped into a "ring" and everyone crowds around to see which turtle will find their way across the red line last. If you want a good and unique time in Chicago, this is the place to go.

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Ray K.

This place rocks. Cash only, steel tip darts, chill vibes. And everybody loves turtles Read more

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Steve A.

Big Joe's is a total neighborhood bar. It's a place most people wouldn't know is here unless they are looking for it. Only catching a glance of it going somewhere else was how we found out. Has a... Read more

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Victoria C.

A homey bar quite a ways away from downtown Chicago. PSA: TURTLE RACING ONLY ON FRIDAYS. Start at 10PM but come early to get a table and chat up the lovely bartenders. - More drinks = More... Read more

Big Joe's

1818 W Foster Ave
Chicago, Illinois
60640 USA
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Closed Now
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Mon - Fri: 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Sat: 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Drinks
  • Outdoor Seating
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