Gamekeepers Tavern & Grill
345 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Gamekeepers Tavern and Grill
Cuisines: American, Bar & Grills
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Takes Reservations: No
Outdoor Seating: No
Bike Parking: Yes
WE ARE PURSUING A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE BAR AND THE EMPLOYEES WHO TOOK PART IN THIS INCIDENT. I have copied the reviews below so they are not removed by the bar. I WOULD APPRECIATE IT IF ANY OF THE PEOPLE WHO REVIEWED THIS BAR and/or ANY FUTURE REVIEWS SIMILAR TO THE ONES MADE SUCH AS MINE WOULD PROVIDE ME WITH A WAY TO CONTACTING THEM. Your name will not be released to the bar, it is only for the detective and lawyer so that they can speak to you. THIS BAR WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE, I GUARANTEE IT.
STAY AWAY. My son's girlfriend was groped and sexually harassed by what appears to be a regular. This regular then told the bouncers that my son was bothering him, when in fact it was the other way around. My son did not strike anyone, lay his hand on anyone, was not drunk, was not disorderly. He and his girlfriend were led quietly outside by the three bouncers who then proceeded to rip off his gold chain (robbery) and his shirt. THEY THEN PROCEEDED TO HANDCUFF MY SON AND HIS GIRLFRIEND. Once handcuffed my son was beat up by these three individuals, we have cell phone pictures. My son was kicked in the feat, chest, back, scratched on his face all with handcuffs on. Who has handcuffs I ask, you know the answer to that one. Let me tell the bar owner, if you think by doing this outside your business you can not be prosecuted think again. Your employees did this. You have a history of problems at your business. We are initiating legal action against this bar. My son could have been killed, the emotional scars will be the hardest to remove. You are a bunch of cowards and egomaniacs and I look forward to seeing you in court. As a mother, I am disgusted by the behavior of this bar and I warn all of you out there, don't waste a cent on this dive. STAY AWAY!!!
These people are reprehensible.
To begin with, this place is a last resort option to begin with, and if you find yourself anywhere near the place....turn away.
Why? Ignorant, self-absorbed staff who have no concept of what customer service actually entails and who expect to be tipped after repeatedly overcharging you.
Bouncers who need to tone down the roid' rage ( I watched them kick the living daylights out of some guy who really didn't deserve to have the life kicked out of him.) Apparently this is what these guys live for. Losers and excons, the lot o' them.
Warm stale beer.
Is there a 0 star option coming soon YP? This place deserves it.
Absolutely worthless bar.
02/20/2012Provided by Citysearch -
DO NOT GO HERE even if you are tempted by the 4am close. . .
Staff is RUDE and have no problem cursing at paying and TIPPING customers.
PS. Watch your money. The only bar I've ever been to that doesn't return change. OH and don't ask how much beer costs bc they make up their own prices to SCAM YOU. Bar staff are inattentive and argumentative. As a bartender myself a small hint: if you're nice to customers they buy more and tip more so you make more! WOW.
This place needs to be shut down fast.
I won't go into detail about the bathrooms, floors, smell, just take my word and stay away.
02/25/2010Provided by Citysearch -
Gamekeepers s a staple in this small exclusive Lincoln Park area. They've gone through an extensive renovations including a private party room. Gamekeepers features traditional American cuisine with a Southern touch that is awesome. The food is way above average bar food and they have excellent weekly specials. The bar boasts 42 HD TVs with 3 HD big screens. They carry all the sporting packages and the staff is quick & friendly. Open late nights till 4am & 5am on Saturday which fits the bill when your looking to party late nights.
02/07/2010Provided by Citysearch -
No joke! Stay the hell away from this place! Two staff members thought they heard some racial slur and that it was me who said it. They met me down in the bathroom while I was using the trough and blocked the exit while threatening me. I didn't know what to think of it, but they were dead serious about it. Bottom line, gtfo. Ravens is right down the block and the staff is much more friendly.
01/25/2007Provided by Citysearch -
This place holds many memories for me and my NY girls!!! Gamekeepers has it - the SPORTS, the GUYS and a great late night. The bartenders are not so bad either - especially when they dance on the bar. Love those S&L videos they play during half time - and the food is excellent. The waitresses sometimes are little snooooooty - but what the hell - it's a late night bar and that must be there ""schtick!"" Over-all it get an A-/B+ from me and my girls...our boys seem to love it though!!! SEE YOU FOR THE BEARS GAMES!!!!
01/23/2007Provided by Citysearch -
I've spent the last three weeks at this place watching the games. We have enjoyed our servers and the excellent food. The wings are by far the best I've ever had and the service is great (but when it gets busy, they have a problem fighting through the crowd). I know why this place has been around for over 20 years - they are doing all the right things. We'll see them again during the SUPERBOWL to root on our beloved BEARS. I love the S&L skit's they play during halftime - flippin hilarious! Kepp it up Gasmekeepers and we'll see yopu for MARCH MADNESS!!!
01/21/2007Provided by Citysearch -
jUST WANTED TO DROP A NOTE TO THE FOLKS AT GAMEKEEPERS - we love you!!!!! Not sure what that other user was talking about - my girlfriends and I have been going to Gamekeepers for the last few years for IOWA games and LATE NIGHT...we love the place. We've never seen the bouncers become rough with anybody who wasn't rough with them...and most of the time they just ask them to leave. This place has great food and a ""post"" college atmosphere. The service is always with a smile - they do get backed up some times during busy events. All-in-all...this staple of Lincoln Park (and my younger years) is always ready to serve you a cold one and put on a game. See you soon guys!!!!