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Simon's Tavern

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Old Gem

Stopped in before an event across the street; my dad and uncle drank here 83 years ago and though... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
Maggi C
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Chicago, Illinois
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Cool historic bar, great Glogg.

I came here after going to the Swedish American museum. It was simply awesome. It has a very cool... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2015
NovaSif
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 Dec 2017
“Old Gem”
20 Feb 2015
“Cool historic bar, great Glogg.”
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in before an event across the street; my dad and uncle drank here 83 years ago and though I've been in the Andersonville neighborhood often never went in. Met and chatted with the very personable second owner - much within this lively place with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Maggi C
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I came here after going to the Swedish American museum. It was simply awesome. It has a very cool historical feel to it. The bartender was so friendly. He told me about the history of the bar and what to do around town if I...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank NovaSif
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Simon's has been around since 1934 in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood, a former Swedish enclave -- the neon sign outside the tavern is a fish holding a martini -- "pickled herring" (get it?) This is a dive bar where lovers of dive bars love to hang...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank Deborah M
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