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Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney

Open today: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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No technology zone!

Loveed the place. It has a good coffee and tea bar with loads of board games and books. It's a fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hiral h
via mobile
A great place to chill!

We went here after dinner one night. It was a lot of fun! Some of us had drinks, which were great... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Meby C
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3 weeks ago
“No technology zone!”
Mar 31, 2018
“A great place to chill!”
About
Kibbitznest is your THIRD PLACE a WIFI-FREE Zone, NO, not free wifi, NO WIFI, to encourage face to face communication. It is a bookbar, with liberal arts books for sale, donated ones benefit our partner, kibbitznest with the mission of preserving...more
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Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2212 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL 60614-3012
Lincoln Park
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+1 773-360-7591
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loveed the place. It has a good coffee and tea bar with loads of board games and books. It's a fun place to go to and also the fact that it promotes no technology usage makes you spend quality time with people. Really loved the...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went here after dinner one night. It was a lot of fun! Some of us had drinks, which were great, some had ice cream(delicious), some hot drinks. We didn’t get anything to eat, but there were people enjoying food. It’s a fun bookstore, bar,...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We live nearby and had been eyeing the place while under construction. We loved the idea that it is supposed to be a "technology-free" space. Interior is adorable and inviting and well planned. We decided to finally try it out for a birthday celebration on...More

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Ank919, Owner at Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi, Just wanted to thank you so much for your review. You are right, that night, we were slammed and not prepared! I think that was in February. My friend Loretta did have to help, thank God she was there! Your criticism is constructive, smart...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place is one in a million. Bookcases line the walls, comfortable chairs and tables, fine wine, coffee, tea. Greatest place to have a conversation, read, relax, enjoy life. Totally recommend to locals and travelers.

1  Thank bschenkenberg
Ank919, Owner at Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for your kind words! See you at the Nest!

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a great concept! Books & Brews! Cheese plates and classic Chicago hot dogs! No wifi! No screens! Just face to face communication! Foos ball and board games! Great beer and wine! Paper Sundays - great idea- read a real newspaper!

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

If you want to visit with friends and not their electronic devices Kibbutz Nest is the place to go. It is a cross between a pub (they serve beer), a tea room and a bookstore for new andd old books with a twist. They serve...More

1  Thank Irina P
Ank919, Owner at Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

A long overdue thank you! Aloha!

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