Oktoberfest, which originally placed a strong focus on eating, drinking, and celebration, has evolved into a time to consume large amounts of alcohol over the course of two weeks. The greatest Oktoberfest places to visit in and around Chicago were finally here.

Check out our list of incredible restaurants, breweries, and craft beer spots serving the best of Chicago.

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The Best Chicago German Restaurants to Check Out This Oktoberfest

Chicago has many genuinely great German restaurants you should visit during the upcoming Oktoberfest, with everything from sauerkraut and schnitzel to bratwursts and hasenpfeffer.

Check out our list of incredible restaurants serving the greatest German food in Chicago if you're searching for a hearty hangover cure or some protein-rich fare.

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The Berghoff Restaurant
Bar & Restaurant $
17 W Adams St, Chicago IL, 60603
The Berghoff Restaurant is a historic restaurant that has been a full-service restaurant and bar in Chicago's Loop for nearly 125 years. This location is well-known for its old traditions, Oktoberfest celebrations, and position as a Chicago landmark.
Laschet's Inn
Bar & Restaurant $
2119 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago IL, 60618
Laschet's Inn, one of the most popular German eateries in Chicago, during this upcoming Oktoberfest. Every time you visit, you will always receive exceptional service. Many people think of it as a great local eatery.
Edelweiss Restaurant
7650 West Irving Park Road, Norridge IL, 60706
Edelweiss German American Cuisine is a rising star in Chicago every Oktoberfest. They provide a great selection of very well-prepared traditional German specialties on their menu, in addition to classic American food like steak, fish, and chicken meals.

Top Chicago Brewery Spots to Check Out This Oktoberfest

Chicago folks enjoy drinking a lot. Chicago has a renowned and magnificent beer culture, from something as simple as downing Old Styles whilst watching the Cubs to downing a shot of the infamous Malort to taproom hopping to some of the best breweries.

Check out our list of the Best Brewery Hits in Chicago and let us know which spot is your favorite!

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Marz Community Brewing
Breweries & Distilleries $$
3630 S Iron St, Chicago IL, 60609
Marz Community Brewing in Chicago is a uniquely American brewery that serves aesthetically pleasing, experimental recipes and has an arcade inside that you should visit this Oktoberfest.
Half Acre Beer Company
4257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL, 60618
Half Acre Beer Company will offer you a menu full of favorites that go perfectly with beer that will surely complete your Oktoberfest vibes.
Corridor Brewery & Provisions
Bar $
3446 N Southport, Chicago IL, 60657
Corridor Brewery & Provisions serves an outstanding pedigree that has led to flavorful hop bombs like Metamorphazed double dry-hopped double IPA and powerful Belgian beers like Fiendish Ol’ Monk tripel.

Best Chicago Craft Beer Places to Check Out This Oktoberfest 

Craft beer lovers would love Chicago; this is where you can taste the newest and greatest brews. Would you love to try some more?

Here are some of the Best Craft Beer areas that will help you satisfy your thirst.

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The Beer Temple
3173 North Elston Avenue, Chicago IL, 60618
The Beer Temple is a sanctuary for craft beer devotees, housing a spacious taproom where visitors can have a drink and a bottle shop stocked with plenty of interesting and hard-to-find brews.
Bar & Restaurant $$
5148 N Clark St, Chicago IL, 60640
The Hopleaf in Chicago is well known for its exquisite range of Belgian beer.
Sleeping Village
Other $
3734 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago IL, 60618
The big attraction is the bar, which serves Sleeping Village 56 beer and cider drafts. There, guests may choose from a variety of lagers, IPAs, stouts, and sours from around the globe that are featured on a menu that is projected onto one of the venue's walls.