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UPDATED: World Cup 2014: Where to Watch in Chicago

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After a four-year hiatus, the FIFA World Cup is back on TV screens across the globe in order to crown the best soccer club in the world. A slew of local taverns are offering plenty of opportunities to watch the action in Brazil and root on your country with international-themed food and beer specials. Although not everyone can make it to the matches, check out the map to see where you can catch the fever from afar.


Eater Chicago interns Aimee Gasior and Melanie Hesdorffer contributed to this story.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Globe Pub

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1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 871-3757
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Many fans consider The Globe the best soccer bar in Chicago, so there aren't many better places to catch all of the World Cup madness.

2. SmallBar

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2049 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 772-2727
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Watch all the games among your soccer-loving brethren at a bar filled with craft beer, craft cocktails, and standout food options. One of the better soccer bars in town, look for $5 Firestone Walker Pivo Pils every game day at Small Bar.

3. A.J. Hudson's Public House

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3801 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 348-2767
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Although Italy is out (Puma, sponsors of the Italian soccer team, claimed AJ Hudson’s as their Chicago “Italy Fan Headquarters”) there's still plenty of specials and other soccer fans here to watch the game with.

4. DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

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4740 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 561-9181
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If you're a fan of Team Germany, grab your team garb and head to the German-American center to root among your brethren and eat pretzel specials, sausage pairings and drink Stiegl Radlers.

5. Grand Tour

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2434 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

Root for any team you want at the bar and restaurant that features many different international cuisines. This month's seasonal menu fittingly focuses on Brazilian food, and there's also $7 Estrella Damm drafts (and you can keep the glass) with $4 refills throughout the series.

6. High Dive

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1938 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 235-3483
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Head to High Dive for $6 specialty international-themed hot dogs with fries inspired one of the countries in each match. Sip on $4 Xingtu drafts and Carlsberg cans too.

7. Franklin Tap

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325 S Franklin St
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 212-3262
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If you're in the mood to catch a quick match in the Loop, Franklin Tap will host five beer-focused viewing parties from June 16 to July 9. From international brews to local favorites to even jersey giveaways, this tavern is a good spot to kick back and root downtown.

8. Chop Shop

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2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 537-4441
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Chop Shop will show the Team USA concert-style on the projector screen in the venue space, the First Ward. It'll also feature rotating selections of its in-house sausages, including Italian, bratwurst, chorizo, caprese, and "Chicago Fire." Proceeds benefit the Chicago Fire Foundation, the charitable arm of the Chicago Fire MLS team.

9. Municipal Bar + Dining Co.

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216 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 951-2125
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Opening at 10:30 a.m. for all 11 a.m. games, stop into Municipal Bar + Dining Co. and "Build-Your-Own World Cup Bucket" from a variety of international bottled beers.

10. Fountainhead

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1970 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 697-8204
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Catch the matches at Fountainhead's rooftop garden at 11 a.m. everyday with Cleetus Friedman's standout pub food, bountiful craft beer selection and full bar.

11. 9 Muses

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315 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 902-9922
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Although Greece is out, head to one of the best bars in Greektown and catch every World Cup match while drowning your sorrows with ouzo.

12. Timothy O'Toole's Chicago

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622 N Fairbanks Ct
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-0700
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Opening at 10 a.m. everyday, Timothy O' Toole's will offer soccer-themed food specials, a large beer selection, and 72 HD flat screens.

13. Fadó Irish Pub

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100 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 836-0066
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Although the Republic of Ireland didn't qualify for the World Cup, this Irish pub is still offering River North football fans a spot to root on their teams as well as a special match-day bar menu.

14. Stout Barrel House and Galley

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642 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 475-1390
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Catch all of the World Cup on 16 flat-screen TV's and choose from 18 global craft brews on tap, 46 in bottles and five in cans.

15. Old Town Social

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455 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 266-2277
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Old Town Social is adding new import beers from many of the countries participating in the World Cup, as well as food specials from chef Jared Van Camp and fan giveaways.

16. Troquet River North

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111 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 202-9900
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Root on the Frenchmen at Troquet River North. They'll have live French radio for all the French games, show every game on TV, offer saucisse and Kronenbourg 1664 for $9, and give you 15 percent off your bill when you wear you favorite team's jersey.

17. The Boundary

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1932 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 278-1919
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Start early at this Wicker Park Tavern & Grill, which is opening its doors at 10:30 a.m. for all 11 a.m. matches and serving up 16oz Carlsberg Cans for $6.

18. Howells & Hood

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435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 262-5310
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Holler for your favorite team at Howells & Hood's massive outdoor bar. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. and drink specials include a $16 "World of Cups" beer flight.

19. Cleo's Bar & Grill

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1935 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 243-5600
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Cheer for your favorite team at this Ukrainian Village soccer hot spot. Enjoy daily food and drink specials at the self-proclaimed "Home of International Soccer".

20. The Anthem

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1725 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 697-4804
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Head on over to this Wicker Park sports bar for complete World Cup coverage on two massive projectors and seven flat screen TV's. Be sure to order the $11 Juicy Lucy cheese-stuffed burger and High Life special.

21. Nacional 27

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325 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 664-2727
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Opening at 2 p.m. today, Nacional 27 will have discount tapas and $3 Miller Lites. Watch the game on projection screens and possibly win merchandise and tickets too.

22. Prost

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2566 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-9900
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Rooting for the Germans? Whether its a yes or no, head to this German beer hall in Lincoln Park for specials and a chance to win official Team Germany jerseys and shorts.

23. Soldier Field

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1410 S Museum Campus Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 235-7000
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Be among the throngs of soccer fans to watch the US team play on the big screen at the home of the Bears. Food and drink will be served - including alcohol. There's seating for more than 60,000 people.

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1. The Globe Pub

1934 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613

Many fans consider The Globe the best soccer bar in Chicago, so there aren't many better places to catch all of the World Cup madness.

1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613

2. SmallBar

2049 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Watch all the games among your soccer-loving brethren at a bar filled with craft beer, craft cocktails, and standout food options. One of the better soccer bars in town, look for $5 Firestone Walker Pivo Pils every game day at Small Bar.

2049 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

3. A.J. Hudson's Public House

3801 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60613

Although Italy is out (Puma, sponsors of the Italian soccer team, claimed AJ Hudson’s as their Chicago “Italy Fan Headquarters”) there's still plenty of specials and other soccer fans here to watch the game with.

3801 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

4. DANK Haus German American Cultural Center

4740 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

If you're a fan of Team Germany, grab your team garb and head to the German-American center to root among your brethren and eat pretzel specials, sausage pairings and drink Stiegl Radlers.

4740 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60625

5. Grand Tour

2434 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

Root for any team you want at the bar and restaurant that features many different international cuisines. This month's seasonal menu fittingly focuses on Brazilian food, and there's also $7 Estrella Damm drafts (and you can keep the glass) with $4 refills throughout the series.

2434 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

6. High Dive

1938 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Head to High Dive for $6 specialty international-themed hot dogs with fries inspired one of the countries in each match. Sip on $4 Xingtu drafts and Carlsberg cans too.

1938 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

7. Franklin Tap

325 S Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60606

If you're in the mood to catch a quick match in the Loop, Franklin Tap will host five beer-focused viewing parties from June 16 to July 9. From international brews to local favorites to even jersey giveaways, this tavern is a good spot to kick back and root downtown.

325 S Franklin St
Chicago, IL 60606

8. Chop Shop

2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Chop Shop will show the Team USA concert-style on the projector screen in the venue space, the First Ward. It'll also feature rotating selections of its in-house sausages, including Italian, bratwurst, chorizo, caprese, and "Chicago Fire." Proceeds benefit the Chicago Fire Foundation, the charitable arm of the Chicago Fire MLS team.

2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

9. Municipal Bar + Dining Co.

216 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654

Opening at 10:30 a.m. for all 11 a.m. games, stop into Municipal Bar + Dining Co. and "Build-Your-Own World Cup Bucket" from a variety of international bottled beers.

216 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654

10. Fountainhead

1970 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60640

Catch the matches at Fountainhead's rooftop garden at 11 a.m. everyday with Cleetus Friedman's standout pub food, bountiful craft beer selection and full bar.

1970 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

11. 9 Muses

315 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661

Although Greece is out, head to one of the best bars in Greektown and catch every World Cup match while drowning your sorrows with ouzo.

315 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60661

12. Timothy O'Toole's Chicago

622 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, IL 60611

Opening at 10 a.m. everyday, Timothy O' Toole's will offer soccer-themed food specials, a large beer selection, and 72 HD flat screens.

622 N Fairbanks Ct
Chicago, IL 60611

13. Fadó Irish Pub

100 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

Although the Republic of Ireland didn't qualify for the World Cup, this Irish pub is still offering River North football fans a spot to root on their teams as well as a special match-day bar menu.

100 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60654

14. Stout Barrel House and Galley

642 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Catch all of the World Cup on 16 flat-screen TV's and choose from 18 global craft brews on tap, 46 in bottles and five in cans.

642 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

15. Old Town Social

455 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610

Old Town Social is adding new import beers from many of the countries participating in the World Cup, as well as food specials from chef Jared Van Camp and fan giveaways.

455 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610

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16. Troquet River North

111 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

Root on the Frenchmen at Troquet River North. They'll have live French radio for all the French games, show every game on TV, offer saucisse and Kronenbourg 1664 for $9, and give you 15 percent off your bill when you wear you favorite team's jersey.

111 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654

17. The Boundary

1932 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Start early at this Wicker Park Tavern & Grill, which is opening its doors at 10:30 a.m. for all 11 a.m. matches and serving up 16oz Carlsberg Cans for $6.

1932 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

18. Howells & Hood

435 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Holler for your favorite team at Howells & Hood's massive outdoor bar. Doors open at 10:45 a.m. and drink specials include a $16 "World of Cups" beer flight.

435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

19. Cleo's Bar & Grill

1935 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Cheer for your favorite team at this Ukrainian Village soccer hot spot. Enjoy daily food and drink specials at the self-proclaimed "Home of International Soccer".

1935 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

20. The Anthem

1725 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Head on over to this Wicker Park sports bar for complete World Cup coverage on two massive projectors and seven flat screen TV's. Be sure to order the $11 Juicy Lucy cheese-stuffed burger and High Life special.

1725 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

21. Nacional 27

325 W Huron St, Chicago, IL 60654

Opening at 2 p.m. today, Nacional 27 will have discount tapas and $3 Miller Lites. Watch the game on projection screens and possibly win merchandise and tickets too.

325 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654

22. Prost

2566 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614