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Mother Hubbard's
5 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 828-0007
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Open Everyday
11 AM until 4 AM
5 AM on Saturday
Kitchen Open Late
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Video On Demand

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub has the most satellite receiver in the area. This is great for your game day viewing because more receivers plus a whole lot of monitors means more different games being shown at the same time. As a matter of fact we guarantee you'll get your game by your table. Just ask! We call it Video On Demand.

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Employee of the Month is our way of acknowledging those who go above and beyond in offering Mother Hubbard's hospitality.

Hawks Official Viewing Site

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub is an official Blackhawks viewing site.

Watch every game here including those on the Versus Network.

 

 

Saturday
Jul282012

Complete Olympic Coverage and a Late Night Kitchen!

Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub will be showing ALL the
Olympic action. 
With 24 satellite receivers Mother Hubbard’s is uniquely equipped to show all the events from London and still have all the regular Sports programming.
Where else can can you enjoy a delicious homemade burger while watching both the dressage and beach volleyball medal ceremonies at the same time. Ahh, living the dream on Hubbards Street!

 

Sunday
Jun102012

Chicago Bulls GM Gar Forman and Former Bulls Guard Randy Brown Consider Draft Options at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

Bulls General Manager, Gar Forman, was in Mother Hubbards Sports Pub with former Bull and Michael Jordan team mate, Randy Brown. Randy is still with the Bulls organization.

In addition to enjoying the Mother Hubbards Burgers and Wings, the guys were watching the San Antonio/ Oklahoma City game. They are working on the upcoming draft.

Saturday
May262012

Hamburgers, Hot Dog and Haikus: Memorial Day at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

Memorial Day,
Travel like home team travels,
Watch home teams, Hubbard’s

Sports Bar Haikus aside, it is true that out of town visitors can tune it to their home games at Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub. Just ask.

More satellite receivers and more monitors lets us show any game by any table. Sports Video on Demand.

Monday
May212012

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub Tops CBS Chicago's List Of Best NBA Bars.

A recent Chicago CBS Channel Two article lead with Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub as one the best bars in Chicago to watch the NBA finals. We couln't agree more!

Writer Natalie Kuchik notes that a wide selection of draft beers, a late kitchen and plenty of HDTVs make it a top pick. We'll add that while these things may bring you in for the NBA finals, it's the personal service that will bring you back on any given Tuesday. 

We also think that after a visit you may realize that Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub in not just a great NBA finals bar, but also a great place to take in a MLB game during lunch, or watch summer olymipics coverage, or, well you get the idea.

Wednesday
May162012

Phillies' Cliff Lee Spends Quality Sports Bar Time At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

The Philadelphia Phillies are in town to play our Chicago Cubs. Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee stopped by Mother Hubbards Sports Pub to relax, shoot some pool and grab a Mother Hubbard burger. 
The Phils are off to a sluggish start this season but Cliff seemed on his pool game.

 

Thursday
Apr192012

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub, Never A Questionable Call!

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub is already the place where visiting athletes, coaches and owners visit to console a loss or celebrate a victory, but it is also the Chicago sports bar of choice for the refs, umps and officials who keep the games fair and safe.

Earlier this week, Mother Hubbard's was pleased to host a group of not only our local MLB and NHL officials, but their visiting brothers in service. And no, they are never questioned or razzed about a call, even against our Cubs, Sox and Hawks. We recognize it's hard work making an instant judgement call on what is sometimes an impossible play (no guarantees, though, the we won't ask you to pose for a "Yer Out" photo for our Facebook timeline).

Speaking of our safety and brothers in service, Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub was also host this week to a very special group of US servicemen who no doubt prefer to remain nameless. Gentlemen, it was a pleasure to have you. Consider yourselves honored guest anytime business brings you near Chicago. Just remember to change out of your work clothes first.

Wednesday
Apr112012

Stanley Cup Playoffs. Every Shot, Every Goal, Every Game at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub.

River North, Chicago, Illinois
National Hockey League Viewing Headquarters

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub will be televising every game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. You'll be able to catch every shot, save or score while enjoying River North's largest selection of draft beers, our hand-formed burger, or our famous Sloppy Hockey.

Games begin Wednesday April 11 and will run into June. That's right, not only can you watch all the NHL action, but at the same time you can keep up with our Cubs and Sox (or other home team favorites for you visitors).

 

Tuesday
Apr032012

The Frozen Four! NCAA Men's Hockey At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

The Frozen Four NCAA Men's Hockey semi-finals will be held in Tampa, Florida, but you can watch it in Chicago's River North neighborhood at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub. The first game is at 3:30 Thursday April 5th with the Championship on Saturday April 7th.

The remaining teams are: 

  • Ferris St (defeated Cornell and Denver) vs Union College ( defeated Mich St)
  • Minnesota ( defeated Boston U and North Dakota State) vs Boston College ( defeated Air Force and defending champion Minn Duluth)

Anyone caught tweeiting "Chillin' @MotherHubbards watching Frozen Four" will be put on the big screen and honored for their super hero-like self confidence in using the word Chillin'.

 

 

Wednesday
Mar212012

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub Welcomes Derrick Rose To The Neighborhood.

"Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has found a new home to match his sky-high game: a condominium in the Trump International Hotel & Tower" says Crain's Chicago Business in a recent post. Click here to read more.

The article notes that the Trump Tower makes one sweet bachelor pad and we couldn't agree more. Especially when you're late night walking distance from Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub. Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane is also a Trump Tower neighbor. 

We won't suggest that Mother Hubbard's presence had anything to do with their choice of neighborhood or that the famous developer chose the old Sun-Times location for the short walk to Chicago's finest, old-fashioned, hand-made burger. We'll only note that we were here first.

Tuesday
Jan312012

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub19th Annual Super Bowl Party

Join us for our 19th Annual Super Bowl Extravaganza, Sunday Feb 5th. There will be door prizes, raffles and our famous towel and t-shirt toss throughout the game. The first 100 people to arrive will get a square in out free pool.

While we cannot accept reservations, if every member of your group is present before 3:30 a table will be yours!. After that it is first come, first seated. Can't make it until later? Don't let that stop you from dropping in. The fun, food and drink lasts late into the evening.

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub makes it a special, fun experience whether your team wins or loses.

Friday
Dec232011

Never A Cover Charge For New Years Eve At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub has a 18 year custom of NEVER HAVING A COVER CHARGE ON NEW YEAR'S EVE


-Come early to get a table, first come first seated, (only complete parties can be seated)
- Complimentary Party Favors up to midnight
- Complimentary Champagne toast at midnight
- 11 Pm countdown from New York 
- Midnight Countdown from Downtown Chicago
- We will be open until 5 AM
- Kitchen will stay open until 4AM 

 

Have a safe and happy New Year's Eve! 

Monday
Dec192011

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub Holiday Hours Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub
River North, Chicago, Illinois


Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve Day 
Open 10 AM to 5 AM

Christmas Day
Open 2 PM to 4 AM

Kitchen Open Late!

There's no better way to to start off a Christmas celebration than to join us as we open an hour earlier at 10 AM on Christmas eve day to catch all the bowl game excitement. On Christmas day we'll open the doors at 2 PM so after the presents are unwrapped, the Christmas meals are finished and you've enjoyed the second portion of figgy pudding, meet your friends at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub.

Saturday
Nov192011

San Diego Chargers Fans Discover Chicago's Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

November 19, 2011
River North, Chicago, Illinois

This weekend San Diego Chargers fans discover a local favorite in Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub.

While Sunday's Bears/Chargers game likely has something to do with the west coast feel at Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub this weekend, we think it might be that our reputation for Chicago style pizza and delicious ribs has spead as far as the California coast.

Shiuttle busses to/from Sundays game leave a few blocks from Mother Hubbard's, ask a staff member of details. Also keep in mind that that our kitchen is open until 3:30 A.M. every night.

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub is San Diego East for the weekend!

Saturday
Nov052011

Citadel Military College Alums Take Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

 The Alumni of The Citadel, the military college located in Charleston, South Carolina, 25 strong were in last Saturday to watch their school against their rival VMI ( Virginia Military Institute).

 A unique challenge for a Chicago sports bar as the game was only available over the Internet. Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub, no ordinary sports restaurant,  was able to stream the signal and convey it to our large Plasmas. Internet only sports broadcasts are available in few sports bars and only one in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. 

 Streaming sports viewing aside,  The Citadel Bulldogs were victorious 41 to 14, a happy ending for The Citadel Alumni and for Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub who now has many new friends.

Friday
Oct282011

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub, Where The Cupboard Is Always Safe.

Recently during the International Association of Police Chiefs Conference in Chicago, Illinois, a number of Chiefs of Police visited Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub to watch the NFL games and munch some of our jumbo Wings. Our own Superintendent Garry McCarthy was there with a group that included the Police Chief from Boston and the Deputy Chief of Dallas.

Gentlemen, Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub salutes your commitment to public service. We, too, commit to serve, the best hot wings in Chicago, and to protect, by providing plenty of napkins. 

Monday
Jul042011

Women's World Cup Soccer - USA Championship in the Making?

For the rest of the world the World Cup Soccer Championship is like the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Stanley Cup all rolled into one game. Yup, best of ONE!

The US women’s soccer team is poised to win the FIFA World Cup this weekend in a match against Japan.

 This exciting match will be the main event at Mother Hubbard’s Sports Pub starting at 1pm this Sunday. 

Wednesday
May252011

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub Politically Neutral, Serves Beer To All Parties. 

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub loves the fact that our President enjoys a beer every now and again. But don't think that just because he's Chicago's very own we would discriminate when it comes to drawing a draught. We encourage both sides of the aisle, all a parties actually, to join us in River North for great beer, delicious food and of course, one of the best sports watching experiences in town. We do encourage caution when discussing politics, we want everyone to remain friends.

Mr. President, may we recommend the ribs with your Guiness.

Monday
May232011

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub, the spot where players watch the games!

Mother Hubbards Sports Pub continues to be the spot where visiting teams players watch the other games while they are in town. Russ Mitchell, third baseman for the Los Angeles Dodgers had a Mother Hubbards stuffed burger at the bar on Sat. This was after he hit a two out, bottom of the ninth inning Home Run to tie the game against our White Sox on Friday night. Russ was with a couple of other Dodger team mates. White Sox still took 2 out of 3 from the Dodgers.
Tuesday
May172011

Cubs Pitcher Doug Davis Warms Up At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub

Cubs happy to have veteran Doug Davis as their weapon now - Chicago Sun-Times
Read the Sun-Time piece here. 

One of Doug Davis' first stops in Chicago was at Mother Hubbards Sports Pub for one of the Mother Hubbards stuffed burgers. It is just the fuel he needed to face the World Champion Giants at Wrigley Field.

Wednesday
May112011

Bulls Playoff Contest, Red Wings Hockey History, Two Great Events At Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub!

Our Chicago Bulls are involved in some great NBA playoff contests. However, we can not overlook that the Detroit Red Wings are on the verge of History. They were down 3 games to 0 last week against the San Jose Sharks and on Thursday they will be playing to see who advances. They have come from behind and tied their series at 3 games a piece!

Mother Hubbard's Sports Pub will have all the action from opening Face off to final horn following the Bulls game Thursday night. Two great sports events in one authentic Chicago venue.
 
THURSDAY AT MOTHER HUBBARD'S SPORTS PUB
CHICAGO BULLS VS ATLANTA HAWKS-6PM
DETROIT RED WINGS VS. SAN JOSE SHARKS - TBD