2900 W Belmont Ave · interesting places nearby
Kuma’s Corner information
Ridiculously busy and head-bangingly loud, Kuma’s attracts the tattooed set for its monster 10oz burgers, each named for a heavy-metal band and hefted onto a pretzel-roll bun. The results can be straightforward (Black Sabbath comes blackened with chili and pepper jack), esoteric (Led Zeppelin is piled with pulled pork, bacon, cheddar and pickles) or whimsical (Judas Priest has bacon, blue cheese, fruit and nuts).
There’s a mac ‘n’ cheese menu for vegetarians, and beer and bourbon for all. Be warned: on winter days there’s no outside seating, so the prime-time wait can be two hours. There is another Kuma's outpost opened in Lincoln Park (at 666 W Diversey Ave), but the original is best.