The Chop Shop is a butcher/deli/bar/restaurant/venue. Our event space is 6,000 square feet and hosts concerts, charity, corporate, culinary and art events.
Located just west of Damen/Milwaukee on North Avenue, these three concepts bring together some of Chicago's favorite things: encased meat, cocktails and live entertainment.
About the Butcher/Deli:
Housed in a 100-year-old former auto body shop, the Chop Shop's butcher/deli showcases the daily meats, chops, sausages, and antipastos available for pick up. Adjacent to the deli counter, a glass window allows guests to watch the butchers at work while they converse with the knowledgeable team on the best cuts for their home cooking.
For those looking for a bite, Minelli offers an array of fresh sandwiches and salads to enjoy in house or to go.
The first floor features hi-boy window seating, exposed brick, and oversized dark tufted leather booths with Chop Shop branded wood tables. The 27-seat bar, equipped with a butcher block bar top and chevron wood back splash, also has four flat-screen TVs, and 18 beers on tap.
Custom swivel doors with windows allow a peek into the 1st Ward event space -- the swivel functionality allows for the entire first floor to be used as part of the event space as well.
About the Restaurant/Bar:
100-seat bi-level restaurant. Seating for dinner is available in the oversized booths and bar on the first floor known as the "Butcher's Bar" with bar bites and specials, or head ups
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Hybrid eatery, butcher shop & salumeria serving meat-oriented American fare & drinks in woody digs.
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