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Headquarters Beercade

Vintage Arcade Bar

Headquarters Beercadeā„  – vintage arcade bar located in River North is taking the traditional bar setting to the next level with an innovative concept that caters to character. HQ offers a low maintenance night with high energy entertainment that separates ourselves from the typical nightlife scene of River North.

Head to 213 W. Institute and kick back with:

65+ vintage arcade and pinball games
Over 28 rotating drafts and 40 canned craft beers to choose from
Sultry lounge in basement
Full menu and weekend brunch menu

Open 7 Days a Week, 365 Days A Year

2 Floors - 14,000 sq ft - 700+ person capacity
Available for private events

"Best Beercade"

- Chicago Magazine's Annual "Best of Chicago" List

Machine Hospitality Group

Established in 2012, and formerly known as Capacity Bar Group, Machine Hospitality Group is an operating company that creates, develops, and manages all their own concepts. Generating change and progress by way of several moving parts, partners Brian Galati and Chireal Jordan personify the very essence of what it means to be a "machine." Each of them act as a gear cut by his own experiences and expertise, while creativity serves as their fuel and every last bolt and screw is tightened by their passion for innovation. Machine is more than just a company it's a philosophy in which they approach their future. Machine Hospitality Group: Engineered dining and drink, a tagline that became their life's work.

Our Mission Statement

Machine Hospitality Group strives to push boundaries with dynamic, innovative concepts that challenge the norm. Using uninhibited creativity, it is our mission to create approachable, unpretentious venues that offer guests a familiar atmosphere, complete with inventive menu items, unique cocktails, and a wide craft beer selection. We pride ourselves on being knowledgeable and passionate, eagerly sharing our love for hospitality with all who enter our doors.

Currently we own and operate Headquarters River North in Chicago, Headquarters Downtown Nashville and a new Chicago location coming to Pilsen 2021. We also own and operate neighborhood dining hotspot Machine: Engineered Dining & Drink.

What We Do

Machine Hospitality Group owns, creates, and operates all of the Headquarters Beercade® and BEERCADE® brands and venues. We take great pride in the fact that each design element and every aspect of the building and concept development process is handled by Machine Hospitality Group and our internal team of industry leaders. We also look forward to developing several other new concepts in our portfolio within the next few years.  Here are three venues we have designed and built. Click to view more photos of each:

Kings of Nightlife

-Michigan Avenue Magazine