Kuma’s started in 2005 with its flagship location at the corner of Belmont and Francisco avenues in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood. From our origins as a corner bar with solid American bistro fare, we’ve grown to five locations that offer the finest burgers available on this planet or any other.
Our ethos is simple. Support your community. Eat beef. Bang your head.
We’re a gourmet burger bar that name all of our menu items after heavy metal bands. Everyone enjoys a good burger. What we aim to do is exceed expectations on that front. We have 16 unique and different burgers to choose from on our menu. In addition, every month we have a special rotating Burger of the Month!
We’ve been extremely fortunate to show host to thousands of dedicated eaters from locales near and far. As such, we feel it is our obligation to give back to the communities that support us and support our love for meat and heavy metal. So we encourage you to ask your server about the charity of the month and consider donating to what we feel are worthy and deserving causes. We support purveyors that are local and homegrown. Which means we don’t carry Miller Lite and we don’t carry Budweiser. We encourage you to read over our menu and seek out information on the wide selection of rotating craft brews and spirits we carry year round. Our bars feature an exclusive selection of small label whiskeys and many other varieties of alcoholic and non-alcoholic libations as well as carrying the distinction of being able to offer several whiskeys on tap.
We also take great pride in supporting the Chicago heavy music community at large. Do yourself a favor and see what our city has to offer musically by supporting Russian Circles, The Atlas Moth, Ledge, The Swan King, J’ard Loose, Jungle Rot, La Armada, Harm’s Way, Bloodiest, Melting Sun, Sarin, and the many others that make up the rich heavy music landscape that makes this city amazing.
Halloween Week! Horror Flicks! Special Beer Pairings! Come hang out while we throw up some of our favorite horror movies on the screen. Order the following beers on the date listed from 7pm-Close to win some Kuma’s Merch and brewery swag! Wednesday 10.24 – Half Acre Beer Company Daisy Cutter & Orin 7pm: ...
Kuma’s Corner is proud to welcome Denver’s TRVE Brewing for a tapping of their unique farmhouse-inspired expressions on Thursday October 11th. All beers will be tapped by 3pm and available while supplies last. When darkness descends upon Avondale, members of Trve will join us for an evening of burgers and devastating doom metal. Don’t miss ...
10oz Beef Patty (or choice of protein), Beer Braised Brisket, Bourbon Habanero Hot Sauce (our collaborative sauce with Soothsayer Hot Sauce), Sharp White Cheddar, Buttermilk Fried Okra, Chives