• Hopleaf Bar

    Promoting Better Beers, Wines & Spirits in Chicago since 1992.
    Belgian-inspired Kitchen featuring our famous Mussels & Frites.

  • Past Events

    • Sandwiches for Pick-Up!—Round 1

      Friday May 29—Orders // Pick-ups Saturday or Sunday

      We’ve decided to give this a try. On Friday May 29 we will be taking orders for sandwiches you can come and pick up from the South Bar windows. We will have three pickup windows each day.


    • Weekend Growler Sale NEW HOURS 2:00-5pm

      Saturday & Sunday May 23&24

      Weekend Growler Sale, click through for the list

    • The long-awaited GROWLERS

      Wednesday April 22. 2-7pm

      Cash only! 
      We have brand new 64oz one-way growlers or you can bring your own (note that responsibility for cleanliness of your bottle is assumed by you!)
      First come first served—No reservations taken.
      Please maintain proper distancing outside.
      Transactions through our South Bar windows. 2-7pm
      Cash only!

      click through for list

    • Bottles in the Time of Coronavirus

      Sunday or Monday March 29 or 30, 2020

      Our Bottle Sale !
      We hope you’ll help us out by buying some of your everyday beers from us, as well as the specialities.
      Click through for list and details.

    • Maltese Film at Siskel!

      March 20 and 24, 2020

      See the Maltese film THE WEEPING HOUSE OF QALA at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute…‘s 23rd Annual European Union Film Festival March 20 or 23! A desolate mansion abandoned behind high walls on the picturesque island of Gozo, off the coast of Malta, is the setting for an intense ghost story-turned-psychological drama loosely based on the novel “The Children of the Dead” by Elfriede Jelinek.
      Bonus: Use promo code “HOPLEAF” for discounted admission of $7 ($5 off)!
        Bottle Mondays—every Monday prices on bottled beers are discounted.
        Kegs For Kids Pour of the Week—sponsored kegs change as they run through, all proceeds go to Peirce Elementary School

        Recurring Reading, Storytelling, Performance Events:
        Tuesday Funk (1st Tuesday of Month)
        This One Woman (4th Monday of month)
        Do Not Submit/Open Mic (4th Wednesday of month)
        Check out their own websites for details and to confirm dates.

        Super Stout Sunday—a collection of stouts, inc. Goose Island’s BBSs, presented on tap at noon on Super Bowl Sunday.
        Kegs for Kids/ Peirce Day—*all* proceeds all day to Helen C. Peirce Elementary School (last Sunday in April or thereabouts)