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The Berghoff restaurant, at 17 West Adams Street, near the center of the Chicago Loop, was opened in 1898 by Herman Joseph Berghoff and has become a Chicago landmark. Wikipedia


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Train & Walking Tour: Chicago's River North - Historic Pubs

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Eat, drink and discover Chicago's Loop and River North neighborhoods on our Chicago historic pub tour via the Brown Line!  Join us for a combination of great Chicago stories and adult beverages as we tour historic sites and legendary pubs in the city’s Near North Side. We'll kick off our Chicago tour at Revival Food Hall in the Loop for a bite to eat then stop for a drink at Adams Street Brewery, part of The Berghoff, Chicago's oldest, continuously-operating restaurant. Next stop, we board the Brown Line to River North. In River North, we'll visit Brehon Pub with a fascinating story involving bribery and the Chicago media. The Green Door Tavern is next on our list. It's the oldest pub in Chicago and sits above a well-hidden, authentic Prohibition-era speakeasy.  We'll then board the train again and make our way back to the Loop where we'll have "last call" at historic, antique-filled Monk's Pub.

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Discovering Vintage Chicago: The Loop Walking Audio Tour

The Berghoff Restaurant, Chicago

Amy Bizzarri, author of Discovering Vintage Chicago and 111 Places in Chicago That You Must Not Miss will take you on a fascinating journey to the timeless, classic spots that evoke the unique character of Chicago's Loop. It includes charming stories that tell you what each place is like now and how it got that way, from classic restaurants to shops and other establishments that still thrive today. Major landmarks on this tour include the Berghoff Restaurant, the Picasso sculpture in Daley Plaza, Macy's Department Store, The Chicago Theatre, The Chicago Cultural Center and Palmer House. The tour starts at The Art Institute of Chicago. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.

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