Welcome to Big City Tap!

About Us
Big City Tap and 1000 Liquors are located on the corner of Belmont and Sheffield in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Whether you want to dance the night away, munch on some fantastic bar food, or just grab some drinks with your friends, Big City Tap is the place for you. We also host game day events for Iowa Hawkeyes basketball and football games.  Our kitchen is open as long as we are, which is 'til 4AM! 5AM on Saturdays! Come help us celebrate our 40 year anniversary in 2017!
Hours
Monday: 11AM - 4AM
Tuesday: 11AM - 4AM
Wednesday: 11AM - 4AM
Thursday: 11AM - 4AM
Friday: 11AM - 4AM
Saturday: 11AM - 5AM
Sunday: 11AM - 4AM

Daily Specials

Monday

$2 Burgers
$3 Bud Light Drafts
$4 Skyy Vodka Cocktails
$5 Templeton Rye Cocktails

Tuesday

$.50 Beef Tacos (Limit 5 per order)
$3 Jamo & Jack Cocktails
$4 Skyy Vodka Cocktails
$5 Templeton Rye Cocktails

​Wednesday

$.50 Jumbo Wings
$2 Bud Light Bottles
$4 Skyy Vodka Cocktails
$5 Templeton Rye Cocktails

Thursday

$7 New York Strip Dinner
$4 Turkey Club
1/2 Off ALL Craft Beer
$4 Skyy Vodka Cocktails
$5 Templeton Rye Cocktails

​Friday

$8 Three Fish Tacos
$1 Jello & Apple Pucker Shots
$6 Jameson Shots

Saturday

$7 Game Day Nachos
$1 Jello & Apple Pucker Shots
$6 Jameson Shots

​Sunday

$1 Chicago Dogs
$3.50 Skyy Vodka Cocktails
$5 Templeton Rye Cocktails

***Specials are not valid during holidays and special events. All food specials are dine-in only and are only available after the purchase of a regular priced drink. Food specials end at 9PM everyday.

MENU

Appetizers

Chicken Wings $8

10 meaty jumbo wings tossed in your choice of fire, buffalo, thai katsu, or BBQ sauce. Served with carrots and celery.

George's Great Balls of Fire $6

Bite-sized pieces of chicken lightly breaded and tossed in our hot buffalo sauce. Served with a side of chips and ranch, blue cheese or honey mustard.

Fiesta Rolls $6

Chicken, corn and salsa roja rolled in a wonton skin and served tempura style.

Bavarian Pretzels $6

5 golden brown Bavarian pretzel sticks lightly salted and served with our homemade tequila cheese sauce.

Chicken Fingers $8

6 breaded chicken strips deep fried and tossed in your choice of fire, buffalo, BBQ, or thai-katsu sauce. Served with a side of fries.

Quesadillas $7

A blend of monterey jack and cheddar cheese folded into a flour tortilla, served with sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo.
Add beef - $1
Add shredded chicken, NY strip steak or spicy chorizo - $2

Joey's Polish Nachos $10

Big City chips tossed with our fire scorned chili, lettuce, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.

Game Day Nachos $9

Fresh tortilla chips topped with monterey jack and cheddar cheese, lettuce, jalapeños, sour cream, pico de gallo and guacamole.

Hummus & Pita $6

House-made vegetarian garlic and tahini hummus served with warm pita bread.

Spinach & Artichoke Dip $7

Spinach and artichoke hearts mixed with a creamy garlic sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese, and served with tortilla chips.

Build-a-Banquet $13

Choose any 4 items:
Wings (4), Chicken Fingers (4), Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Mozzarella Sticks (5), Mac & Cheese Bites (6), Big City Chips, Fiesta Rolls, Guacamole & Salsa, Tots, Onion Rings, Sweet Potato Fries, Quesadillas (Add meat $3).

Bar Snacks

Pizza Puff $2 (add fries $2)

Mac & Cheese Bites $6 (with ranch)

Mozzarella Sticks $6 ​(with ranch or marinara sauce)

Onion Rings $4 (with ranch or honey mustard)

Chips & Salsa $4

Chips & Guacamole $5?

Cheese Fries $4

​Sweet Potato Fries $5

Big City Chips $4 (with caramelized onion dip)

Tots $4 ​(with cheddar cheese dip)

Dipping Sauces $.50
Caramelized onion, sour cream, ranch, marinara, baja, salsa, BCBBQ, honey mustard
Pico de Gallo $.75
Cheddar Cheese $1
Guacamole $2

Sides

Big City Chips & Onion Dip $1

Tortilla Chips & Salsa $1

Fries $2

Sweet Potato Fries $2

Tots $2

Onion Rings $3

Chili $3

Side Salad $3

Salads & Wraps

All salads can be made into wraps for an additional $2. Wraps come with a side of Big City Chips.

Chopped Salad $8

Freshly chopped lettuce, tomato, onion, celery, carrot served with red wine vinaigrette, italian, ranch, or honey mustard dressing.

Caesar Salad $7

Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in caesar dressing, croutons and parmesean cheese. Add chicken for $2.

Steak Salad $10 - Chef Recommended

Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, bell peppers, dried cranberries, NY strip steak served with italian dressing.

Southwest Salad $8 - Agnes' Favorite

Romaine lettuce, pico de gallo, bell peppers, beans, corn, tortilla strips and avocado served with baja sauce.

BBQ Salad $8

Romaine lettuce, bell peppers, black beans, corn, grilled or breaded chicken tossed in BBQ sauce. Served with a side of ranch dressing.
Sub Pork - $2

Turkey Wrap $9

Romaine lettuce, turkey, bacon, tomatoes, Swiss cheese and avocado. Served with baja sauce.

Sandwiches

Served with a pickle & wild onion slaw. Please see our sides section to choose an additional side.

Sheffield Steak Sandwich $9 - Manager's Favorite

Juicy New York strip steak grilled the way you like it and topped with grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, lettuce and tomato on house-made garlic and cheddar bread.

Belmont BLT $6

An American classic, bacon, lettuce and tomato on texas toast.

Grilled Chicken $8 - Greg's Favorite

Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado and mayo served on a brioche bun.

Buffalo Chicken $8

Fried chicken breast tossed in buffalo sauce with lettuce, tomato and blue cheese served on a brioche bun.

Turkey Club $8

Roasted turkey topped with bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise served on texas toast.

​Chicken Bacon Avocado Melt $8 - Oscar's Favorite

Fried chicken breast topped with lettuce, tomato, bacon, avocado, Swiss cheese and chipotle aioli.

Add $.50 for: bacon, grilled mushrooms, grilled onions and green peppers.
Add $1 for cheese (American, Cheddar, Swiss or Pepper Jack)

Pizzas & Flatbreads

Cheese Pizza $5

8 inch personal pizza

Pepperoni or Sausage Pizza $6

8 inch personal pizza

Create Your Own $5

Add $.75 each for: green peppers, onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, mushrooms, black olives & extra cheese.
Add $1 each for: pepperoni, sausage, bacon, ham, turkey, chorizo, steak, chicken & beef.

Taco Flatbread $8

Crispy flatbread, beef, lettuce, pico de gallo, cheese and sour cream.

BBQ Pulled Pork Flatbread $9

Crispy flatbread layered with pulled pork, BBQ sauce, sundried tomatoes and topped with monterey and cheddar cheese.

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread $8

Crispy flatbread topped with grilled chicken that is tossed in buffalo sauce. Served with a side of ranch or blue cheese.

Sarah's Veggie Flatbread $8

Crispy flatbread loaded with mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, lettuce, pico de gallo, avocado and parmesean cheese.

Burgers & Dogs

Served with a pickle and wild onion slaw. See sides section to choose an additional side.

Pit Stop Sliders $7

3 mini burgers topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and American cheese.

The Johnny $8

Signature seasoned 1/2 lb. patty with lettuce, tomato and onion.

​The Big City Spicy Burger $9

Signature seasoned 1/2 lb. patty, piled high with cheddar cheese, bacon, onion rings, fried jalapeños and BBQ sauce.

​The Shroom & Swiss $8

Signature seasoned 1/2 lb. patty finished with grilled mushrooms and swiss cheese.

​The Veggie $7

Grilled Boca Burger patty with tomato, lettuce and pico de gallo.

Steak Sliders $10

Grilled medallion steaks with horseraddish cream sauce topped with lettuce, tomato and onion on a toasted bun. Served with fries.

Chicago Dog $3

Tomato, onions, sliced pickle, sport peppers, yellow mustard and relish. If you're from here you knew that already.

Cheddar Dog $3

Topped with melted cheddar cheese sauce.
Add chili & onions - $1
Add chorizo or bacon - $2

The Hangover $9 - Jake Tested & Approved

Signature seasoned 1/2 lb. patty cooked to your preference and topped with chorizo, over easy egg, bacon, pickled jalapeno peppers and pepper jack cheese. Served with a side of Advil (not really).

Add $.50 for: bacon, grilled mushrooms, grilled onions and green peppers.
Add $1 for cheese (American, Cheddar, Swiss or Pepper Jack)

Kitchen Favorites

Tacos $7

3 authentic beef tacos topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and cilantro in soft corn tortillas. Served with a side of tortilla chips.
Add cheese $1, Sub chicken $1, Sub steak $2, Sub chorizo $2, Add sour cream $.50

Burritos $7

Beef, lettuce, tomato, onion, cilantro, sour cream and pico de gallo wrapped in a soft flour tortilla. Served with tortilla chips.
Add cheese $1, Sub chicken $1, Sub steak $2, Sub chorizo $2, Add sour cream $.50

New York Strip $10

Tender 8 oz. New York strip grilled to your liking and served with mashed potatoes, gravy and coleslaw.
Add grilled mushrooms or grilled onions $1 each

Fire Scorned Chili $7

Hearty beef and bean chili topped with sour cream, cheddar and monterey jack cheese.

Super Early Bird Breakfast

Served between 2AM and 4AM everyday.

Eggs Your Way $8

2 eggs cooked your way served with a side of toast and hash browns.

Steak & Eggs $10

New York strip steak and eggs cooked to your liking and served with a side of toast.

Chicken & Waffle Sandwich $8

Breaded chicken with syrup served between 2 crisp waffle pieces.

Veggie Omelet $7

Mushrooms, peppers, onion and Swiss cheese. Served with hash browns or a side of bacon.

Eggs & Meat $9

2 eggs cooked your way served with 2 sausage links and 2 pieces of bacon.

French Toast $8

4 slices of french toast lathered in maple syrup.

Breakfast Burrito $8

Eggs, hash browns, chorizo, onions, peppers, monterey jack and cheddar cheese wrapped in a flour tortilla and served with a side of salsa.

Early Bird Sides
Extra Egg - $1.50
Toast - $2
Bacon or Sausage - $2
Hash Browns - $3