L & L Tavern

3207 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60657 USA

197 Reviews
$
$$$$
Budget
Open Now
Mon 2p-2a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Not Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • No Wifi
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“A neighborhood bar with a terrifying past clientele”

Named one of the best dive bars by Stuff magazine, the L&L Tavern seems like your normal, everyday little city watering hole... What L&L doesn't advertise is the fact it's had not one, but two serial killers on its bar stools. The L&L Tavern was the favorite watering hole for both Jeffrey Dahmer and John Wayne Gacy. Dahmer used the L&L Tavern as he scoped out his next victim. Gacy even showed up once in a clown costume. Today the L&L probably doesn't have too many serial killers on its stools, but it will always have the rare distinction of serving beer to two of the most notorious murders ever.

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D H.

God do I love an old school tavern. Chicago has many of them and L&L is one of the best. Great service, prices, atmosphere, and locals. Looking forward to my next visit. Best in the afternoon,... Read more

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Victoria G.

My favorite bar in Chicago, maybe the world. It's a total dive with an excellent jukebox and chairs held together with stickers. Read more

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Suzanne E.

I was introduced to this bar in the 1990s by a brilliant and charismatic Irish actor who haunted it when he was alive--he was working with a small theater around the corner--and who I wish would... Read more

L & L Tavern

3207 N Clark St
Chicago, Illinois
60657 USA

Hours

Open now until 2:00 am
  • Sat: 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
  • Mon - Fri: 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Parking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Reservations
Does not take
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Breakfast
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