5210 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
Live Music: Yes
Hours: Monday—Friday 11am-2am, Saturday 11am-3am
Type of Bar: Pub
What to Drink: Glogg or a shot of Aquavit
Why You Should Go: Original speakeasy, Swedish culture, Chicago history, Nickel Tour.
Simon's Tavern was originally a speak easy during prohibition.
It was built to serve the nearby Swedish population and has been pouring drinks since the 1920's.
Go here during the holidays for a glass of glogg, otherwise have a shot of aquavit and try to find the 5 animals in the mural.