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Will's Northwoods Inn

Neighbourhood: Lakeview
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Address: 3030 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL
Phone Number:
+1 773-528-4400
11:00 - 02:00
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Fri 11:00 - 03:00
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 02:00

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Go Pack Go!

Great lively bar with wonderful atmosphere. My daughter has some severe food allergies and Kevin and his staff were remarkable in making sure they made something for her and it... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
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Glenview, Illinois
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162 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All things Wisconsin at this corner tavern, with a nice adjoining patio...decent bar food, and some good beer on tap. Fun hangout for a Cubs game or any sporting event related to Wisconsin.

Thank BLtrvl
De Pere
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Food was ok. Service was terrible. If you go for an all you can eat fish fry, be prepared to ask for more fish. I like the feel of this place. But the waiter was more interested in pouring drinks and talking to people at the bar than he was in serving the tables. He never came back during the... More 

Thank AVT2013
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58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great lively bar with wonderful atmosphere. My daughter has some severe food allergies and Kevin and his staff were remarkable in making sure they made something for her and it worked. Will be back again for a Badger game too!

Thank LeannePas
Milan, Italy
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71 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Will's had always been a hidden secret before I can across this legendary Wisconsin bar in the heart of Lakeview. The staff here will remember your drink and your name even though they see hundreds of eager Packer fans on any given fall football sunday. Not to mention the food is very affordable and delicious. If you have never had... More 

Thank Sarah W
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

When a loyal packer fan who happens to live in Chicago needs to be with other "Packer Backers," where is one to go? Wills Northwoods Inn is the answer. We'd heard about the place for some time, but always found an excuse not to go into the city - the traffic, the parking, etc, etc. After going there for the... More 

Thank Darryl A
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

If you want to enjoy the company of Badger fans, plan on stopping here for drink/food specials and good times! Go Badgers!!

Thank Tim D
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2013

If you are a Wisconsin Badger fan or a Green Bay Packer fan living in or visiting Chicago, this is the place to be to watch the game. You will be surrounded by fellow fans who love cheese, brats and beer. The bar is large and you'll have plenty of reminders of the northwoods of Wisconsin with all the pictures,... More 

1 Thank KBCTourCo
New York in Route to Canada
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

We went in on 4/4/2013 around 5:15pm based off of the story that Chicagos Best did on them. We walked in and after 5 mins of not finding anybody that worked there we left. There were two guys drinking at the bar (no bartender in sight) a couple of women at a table on a laptop and a kid passed... More 

Thank superballs017
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2011

This is the place to be to watch a Packer game near downtown Chicago - bar none! My girlfriend and I were in Chicago this past weekend, and the Packers and Bears were playing. We were looking for a Packer bar to watch the game and boy did we find it. It's a 15-20 minute drive (7 miles) from downtown... More 

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