Dovetail Brewery

1800 W Belle Plaine, Chicago, IL, 60613, United States
Latitude: 41.95625, Longitude: -87.67456


  • Monday: 4:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 12:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 12:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Thursday: 12:00 – 10:00 PM
  • Friday: 12:00 – 11:00 PM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Sunday: 12:00 – 8:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 5.00 | Atmosphere: 4.50 | Service: 4.50
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emerge077 (344)
Wednesday 9th of January 2019 08:55:02 AM
2018: Consistently great service and a solid rotating selection. Their spontaneous barrel-aged beers are starting to trickle out, be sure to check the bottle list. Petit Gueuze was a best beer of the year for me.

One of the more unique breweries in the city, putting out the best lagers in town, hands down. Dovetail's range and attention to detail puts them at the top consistently. Their traditional lambic-style beers even rival some from the Payottenland, which I can only say for a handful of US brewers. Watch this space for great things...

It does get packed on the weekend. If you want to avoid the dog & toddler crowd, go at off times.

2017: BYO food, limited snacks menu: cheese plates, Paulina Market landjaeger & kabanos, pretzels, pickled eggs, and cookies.Occasional Food trucks, usually on weekends and during special events, Treberwürst on brew days.

More experimental beers coming out as their barrel program matures.

July 2016:
Took a Saturday tour, it's one of the best brewery tours i've ever been on. Highly recommended if you like coolships, lambic barrels, unfiltered lager straight from the tank, and all the technical brewing knowledge you can handle. Can't wait for more beers from these guys. Obscure historical styles that emphasize quality over quantity. This has become a regular spot for me.

Opening 2016:
Located on the corner of Ravenswood and Belle Plaine, just a block north of Begyle. There was a good sized crowd, and everyone was enjoying the beer.

The building interior is clean and industrial with high ceilings and cement floors. Plenty of bar & table seating, a few larger wooden tables for groups. They encourage you to order in or bring food, and also have pretzels and Landjäger sausages for sale. Food trucks occasionally stop here, and also at Begyle down the street.

Beer quality is very impressive, and tours are offered on Saturdays.
Selection: 5.00 | Atmosphere: 4.50 | Service: 4.50 | Food: N/A

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