We proudly serve our beers, alongside a full bar, from 11am - midnight every day.

Kitchen Hours

Monday to Saturday:
Lunch from 11am - 2pm; Dinner from 5pm - 10pm

Sunday:
Brunch from 11am - 2pm; Dinner from 5pm - 9pm

Phone: (312) 929-2202

Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery
1746 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622 (map) - (directions)

The Forbidden Root Cap Gallery

Visit our Cap Gallery where we highlight an array of artists and their work, from 17th century carvings to modern paintings, in an effort to evoke the beauty and wonder of "tapping the underground."

Chicago Ave from the Forbidden Root offices
May 3

On Patience, Questioning, and Community

Robert Finkel
Robert FinkelRootmaster

I've been asked what I've learned in the process of opening a restaurant and brewery. I've learned patience, but not as a mode of discipline.

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