We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tighthead Brewing Company

161 N Archer Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060-2301
+1 847-970-9174
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great drinks and atmosphere

We love tighthead! The beers are flavorful and the bar is a great place to hangout with friends. If... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Chuckem12
via mobile
What a Great Surprise!

What a surprise! Great beer! The atmosphere is perfect. Beer only here, but easy to order food... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Kim G
,
Chicago, Illinois
Read all 38 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great beer” (7 reviews)
“tap room” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
LOCATION
161 N Archer Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060-2301
CONTACT
Website
+1 847-970-9174
Write a Review
Reviews (38)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We love tighthead! The beers are flavorful and the bar is a great place to hangout with friends. If you are near Mundelein, tighthead is a must.

Thank Chuckem12
Reviewed 26 February 2017

What a surprise! Great beer! The atmosphere is perfect. Beer only here, but easy to order food delivered. What a wonderful surprise for a night out. Parking easy and plentiful. Right by the Metra.

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Do you like beer,real beer then go here,bring food in or order from places around here or food trucks are here also,lots of different styles of beers all awesome

Thank chitownburbs
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This place rocks I sampled omany of their beers and was quite impressed with all of them. Even though the outside looks like a warehouse the inside is really nice with beer inspired tables and large TVs playing the sports game. We visited on a...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I went on a Saturday and had a blast. I tried all 12 of the beers on tap and only disliked 2. The Scarlet beer was my favorite. The prices of the beer are so much better than in the subs of Chicago or in...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My first experience with flights from this brewer and I really enjoyed it. Learned a little about tastings and what went into the brews. Saw other tables had ordered pizza in, and I wished we had thought of that. Teeny tiny inside but clean and...More

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Living within walking distance is a great thing with this brewery as a weekly option. Great range of beers from blondes to stouts, truly something good for every type of beer drinker. The tour isn't much, but when they bring in a band and a...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Tucked away behind some warehouses and facing the Mundelein train station, Tighthead is worth the search. Their beers are incredibly tasty and the staff is warm and friendly. Shane, Amy, Mark and Ford are usually behind the bar serving up the suds with Bruce (owner)...More

Thank Luisa B
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Smaller and getting bigger and better. Bruce Dir is the owner and usually on Site. Billy the Brewmaster is top flight. Prices higher than most, but the selection is top flight. Food can be delivered and often food trucks are there. Bathrooms on the left...More

Thank gilthorp
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I go here often. Right next to the NCS Metra station and parking. Not easy to find, but for a true beer lover it's a must stop. Comfortable Blonde. Scarlet Fire, Chilli Water, Bears Choice are just a few of the great beers here. They...More

Thank Phinphan
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Taste of Paris
93 reviews
.29 km away
Luke's of Mundelein
57 reviews
.86 km away
Hong Kong Chop Suey
65 reviews
.55 km away
Caboose Restaurant
36 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cuneo Museum & Gardens
48 reviews
4.34 km away
Fremont Public Library
20 reviews
2.51 km away
Lake County Forest Preserves
50 reviews
3.30 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Tighthead Brewing Company staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit