Gregg’s Olde Town Tap is the epitome of a great dive bar. It’s simplicity and authenticity make it what it is, and exactly what folks are looking for after a long day of work. Gregg Peleska has owned Gregg’s Olde Town Tap for almost 30 years, and much of its charm can be attributed to him. Before purchasing the bar, which has been there since 1933, Gregg worked at the location as a bartender for 14 years. Through his knowledge of the inner workings of the bar business after years of experience, Gregg was able to make Gregg’s Olde Town Tap his own.
Gregg’s Olde Town Tap is conveniently located at the heart of Mundelein, and offers street parking in addition to the parking lot across the street. Gregg’s is maintained and kept up by a small staff, many of whom have worked for Gregg for a very long time. The warm and familiar faces behind the bar offer guests an atmosphere they are accustomed to in which they can receive exactly what they expect on any given day of the week, month, or year. Although Gregg’s Olde Town Tap is fairly spacious inside, they offer a carport in the back that folks can meander to for a breath of fresh air. They also offer their guests a chance to get lucky on their video slot machines!
Gregg’s Olde Town Tap always welcomes fresh faces, and often has new guests visit, most of whom become new regulars. Which is fortunate, because Gregg insists it is that familiar crowd of regulars that have kept Gregg’s Olde Town Tap going throughout the years. While it might be the booze that keeps people coming back, the intimate environment is what makes it so ordinary yet unordinary. Because what’s better than being welcomed by name to go along with your favorite drink? There’s no better place in Mundelein to enjoy just that!
522 N Seymour Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060