CHICAGO — Longtime Lincoln Square bar The Grafton Pub and Grill is closing.
The bar, 4530 N. Lincoln Ave., will close Sunday after nearly 20 years in the neighborhood, the owners announced in social media posts. The Irish bar is known for its fish and chips, burgers, perfect pour of Guinness and live music.
“We count ourselves lucky to have been a staple in Lincoln Square for almost 20 years,” owners Malcolm and Andrea Molloy and general manager Ambrose Cappuccio wrote in posts to Facebook and Twitter. “The bar has been at the center of our family for so long and we will miss it dearly.”
The owners and manager thanks the bar’s regulars for their support and for the staff’s “hard work and dedication.”
“We are very proud with what we have accomplished over the past 20 years,” the bar leaders wrote. “As new chapters unfold for our family and our staff we hold on to the great memories we have all shared at The Grafton.”
The three asked supporters to stop in for a drink and farewell.
The Grafton is open 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Friday, 1-11 p.m. Saturday and 1-10 p.m. Sunday.
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