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Cervecería Cruz Blanca

Cervecería Cruz Blanca

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Years in the making, Rick Bayless’ cervecería/taquería lives up to the hype. Seats at the bar have a front-row view of the tanks, where a half-dozen New World interpretations of classic European-style drafts (pilsners, lagers, weissbier, etc.) are tapped. The drinks menu is rounded out by a handful of guest brews, two cocktails and a couple of wine options. Across the room, the taquería counter serves DIY taco plates that would be a terrible idea if they weren’t Bayless-grade delicious.

THE DRINK TO DRINK: ​A pint of Winnow, an American-style porter made with cocoa bean husks from sister restaurant Xoco’s chocolate program

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: ​Unlike the adjacent Leña Brava, Cruz Blanca is first-come, first-served—no reservations. Get cozy at the communal tables and keep your tab open.


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904 W. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60607
312.733.1975

cruzblanca.com