The Brew & View is the Vic's alter ego, transforming the theatre from live music venue to movie house. Three bars are open throughout the films, creating a cinematic experience miles away from the strip-mall multiplex. Movies at Brew & View tend to be second- and third-run, as well as cult and underground favorites. For only $5 you get to see 2 (sometimes 3) movies: the 7pm and 10pm (5pm and 7pm on Sundays).
The lubricated crowd will often speak along with the dialogue or even dance (go see 'Grease' there). If you want to quietly concentrate on the movie, this is the wrong place. But if you want to see an old or new favorite for five bucks with your friends while drinking cheap beers, this is paradise.
Check out the Brew & View's nightly drink specials!
Be sure to ask about our special group rates and private party packages!
The Vic Theatre is located mid-Chicago in the Central Lake View area, an eclectic neighborhood which is home to great restaurants, theater, and shopping. The Vic can easily accomodate 1400 people with seating for 1000. The venue is also handicap accessible.
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The Vic is located at 3145 N. Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657. Public Trans: Hop on the RED line and get off at the Belmont stop. Walk west on Belmont, Sheffield is the first street (make a left). There is a parking garage right across the street.
The Brew and View does not allow outside food or beverage, however, patrons are encouraged to order food and have it delivered to the theatre. Enjoy dinner, drinks and movies!
This is an establishment where beer and liquor are sold. The Brew and View is an 18 and older Movie House. You must be 21 or older to drink.
Everyone entering must have one of the following with them. A valid (not expired):
No smoking in the building
No one admitted without a valid ID
No outside food or beverage, however, we do allow you to order food for delivery using our collection of menus from local restaurants.