Bar Louie Opens at University Village Maxwell Street Near UIC Campus

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Bar Louie, a fast-casual urban bar and restaurant, has opened at University Village Maxwell Street at the south end of the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

Bar Louie (http://www.barlouie.com ) has opened at University Village Maxwell Street (http://www.uvmaxwellstreet.com), the mix of dining, retail and service offerings on the south end of the University of Illinois at Chicago campus. It’s the 14th Illinois location for the fast-casual urban bar and restaurant.

Located at 1325 S. Halsted St., on the site of the former Morgan’s on Maxwell, Bar Louie University Village (312-773-1411) is open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily serving 30 beers on tap, handcrafted cocktails and a 90 percent made-from-scratch menu. Specials include $8 lunch specials on weekdays, $5 burgers from 5 p.m. to close on Tuesdays, $6 buckets of beer from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, and half-priced bottles of wine on Thursdays.

Owners Windy City Restaurant Management LLC also operate several Chicago-area Subway sandwich shops and Dunkin’ Donuts locations, including two Subways on the UIC campus.

“We’re excited to be opening University Village’s first Bar Louie, and can’t wait to introduce the neighborhood to this new, fresh venue where locals can gather and socialize,” said Murad Fazal, one of four Windy City Restaurant Management principals.

Bar Louie University Village joins dozens of restaurants, taverns, retail outlets, and service shops in the family-friendly destination that is convenient to UIC, the South Loop, Bridgeport, Chinatown and surrounding neighborhoods. Garage parking is available seven days a week and there is easy access to public transportation and major expressways.

For information about leasing opportunities at University Village Maxwell Street, contact Yolanda Valle at CBRE, 312-456-7107.

About University Village Maxwell Street
Located on the south campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago – and on the former site of the historic and renowned Maxwell Street open air market – University Village Maxwell Street (http://www.uvmaxwellstreet.com) is a unique and family-friendly shopping area composed of businesses, restaurants, taverns, retail outlets, and service shops. Everything is conveniently dispersed along Halsted and Maxwell Streets, Roosevelt Road, and Union Avenue.

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