The beer and conversation flow, and Nebraska fans munch on gourmet burgers beneath wide-screen TVs. But this sports bar is unique, and not because it has 200 craft beers. Beckett’s is infused with, well, Samuel Beckett. A giant portrait of the Irish playwright glares from the wall. His silhouette decorates the dinner plates. A sketch of his face comprises the restaurant’s logo. And the dining area feels like a library with its wood paneling, captain’s chairs and shelves of books. Flip through one while you’re watching the Bears or waiting for Godot.
3210 North Lincoln
Best of Chicago 2011