Bars in Chicago


Drinks at Glascott’s Saloon (Up to 45% Off). Four Options Available.

Glascott's Saloon

Lincoln Park

Bellied up to a wooden bar at an authentic speakeasy, guests sip on a selection of 18 draft beers, imported brews, and glasses of wine

$20 $11

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Two Well Drinks and $10 in Tokens at Emporium Arcade Bar (Up to 45% Off). Two Options Available.

Emporium Arcade Bar

Multiple Locations

Visitors juggle drinks and joysticks at the arcade bar’s two locations, where vintage video games and pinball tables abound

$20 $11

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Dueling Pianos and Drinks for 2 or 4 on a Friday or Saturday at Sluggers World Class Sports Bar (Up to 60% Off)

Sluggers World Class Sports Bar

Sluggers

Dueling pianists take requests to soundtrack lively nights of games and drinking in the shadow of Wrigley Field

$25 $10

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Hookah and Soft Drinks or BYOB Fees for One or Two at Rotana Cafe (Up to 52% Off)

Rotana Cafe

Chicago

On weeknights, groups can enjoy their hookah with house soft drinks or they can bring wine or drinks from home on Saturdays

$19.83 $11

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Wine, Beer, or Whiskey Flight with Appetizer for Two or Four at The Sedgwick Stop (62% Off)

The Sedgwick Stop

The Sedgwick Stop

Gastropub that emphasizes whiskey and craft brews also spotlights sliders, poutine, and spare ribs

$32 $12

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Full Kits and Build-Your-Own Starter Kits or Juices at Cloud Vapor Lounge (Up to 45% Off)

Cloud Vapor Lounge

Cloud Vapor Lounge

Wide selection of vaping accessories, including custom kits and a variety of different juices

$40 $22

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Pub Food and Drinks at Headquarters Beercade (Up to 40% Off)

Headquarters Beercade

Multiple Locations

Bar and arcade entertains patrons with retro games, craft beers, and updated comfort food

$25 $15

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  • Jerry's Sandwiches
    There’s no Jerry at Jerry’s. Owners Mark Bires and Mindy Friedler chose the moniker as an homage to Jerry Garcia, whose freewheeling spirit they evidently share, given that they’ve traveled the country sampling sandwiches ranging from Chicago's italian beefs to Philly's cheesesteaks, from New Orleans's po boys to New England’s lobster rolls. It’s easy to see the influence of their journeys on the eatery’s menu, a staggering array of more than 100 regional and ethnic sandwiches that could make a magic 8 ball cloud over from indecision. Root-beer-glazed ham, beef tenderloin, and fried tofu are but a few of the sandwiches’ centerpieces, their flavors accented by offerings such as fried green tomatoes and grilled asparagus. Diners can also customize their own creations from a board filled with meats, veggies, and 10 different bread options. Hand-formed burgers, rustic-cut fries, and decadent desserts add weight to the menu like an extra stripe adds weight to a zebra. At the eatery's bar, diners scan rows of roughly 200 American craft beers accessible by bottle or tap, and they savor a selection of 70 American whiskeys. When the digital jukebox needs a break, Jerry's hosts live music, the catchy tunes of which slither through door cracks and out to the outdoor dining area.
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    1938 W Division St
    Chicago, IL US
  • Marge's Still
    Prohibition proved no match for Marge’s Still, a corner bar that’s been quenching the neighborhood’s thirst since 1885. The pub-turned-speakeasy kept the libations flowing throughout America’s dry years, mixing bathtub gin on the second floor and serving it to drinkers daring enough to slink through a side stairwell to wet their whistle. Marge’s interior was once as colorful as the characters it hosted—stained glass lighting fixtures cast a cheery glow upon the festivities and an upright piano kept a vaudeville soundtrack ringing throughout the windowless drinking hole. New owners have since retooled the interior and the menu, recasting the storied spot as a neighborhood restaurant and bar whose bistro ambience is the latest chapter in the spot’s colorful history. At dinner, entrees such as duck l’Orange, a fillet layered with Grand Mariner sauce and accompanied by a duck leg confit, share table space with pub classics such as black angus burgers and baby back ribs. Cooks weave the bistro theme onto plates at brunch with favorites such as the omelette du jour and cinnamon apple butter brioche French toast. Lively conversation still ricochets off the walls at night, fueled by cocktails, microbrews, and glasses of sparkling, red, and white wines.
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    1758 North Sedgwick Street
    Chicago, IL US
  • Moher
    The spring rolls at Moher Public House hail from the east, but not as far as Asia—they're an Irish take on the appetizer, boasting corned beef, mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, and mustard wrapped and steamed inside a cabbage leaf. They aren't the only dish that's reflective of the Emerald Isle, either. Irish nachos pile scallions, tomatoes, bacon, and jalapeños onto fried potatoes, and classic entrees such as Guinness beef stew share the menu with American pub fare. Patrons can even mix and match their meals' country of origin by ordering burgers, crab cakes, or ribs before a bowl of homemade bread pudding, mixed with dried cranberries. The eclectic food offerings go hand-in-hand with a full bar, where shots of Jameson Irish Whiskey can be had for $3 on any day of the week. Daily food and drink specials build up to Friday's all-you-can-eat fish and chips: Atlantic cod in a Smithwick's batter, which, like all of the pub's seafood, has been certified by Safe Harbor. Live music plays on Friday and Saturday nights, and Thursday trivia rounds challenge teams with tougher barroom questions than "do you have a bottle opener?"
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    5310 W Devon Ave
    Chicago, IL US
  • Mullen's On Clark
    Order all of your favorite pub classics and munch away at Mullen's On Clark. No need to miss out on Mullen's On Clark just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The bar has tons of options that can accommodate your dietary needs. Just because you're out on the town doesn't mean you have to miss the game. TVs are on in the bar area to give you all the latest scores. Ideal for birthday parties or other large get-togethers, Mullen's On Clark has all the room you'll need to be comfortable. Eat outdoors Mullen's On Clark (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. You'll want to save quiet conversations for another spot, though — the bar can get noisy. Mullen's On Clark can fill to capacity on Fridays and Saturdays, and with their no-reservation policy, you may need to wait a bit for your table. Relaxed attire is perfectly fine at Mullen's On Clark, known for its laid-back ambience. If you feel like saving gas, opt for public transportation, with a stop conveniently located at Addison (Red). Street parking is provided for those dining at the bar's N Clark St location. The average check at Mullen's On Clark will stay below $30 per person, so it's a relatively affordable option.
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    3527 N Clark St
    Chicago, IL US
  • Mirabell Restaurant and Lounge
    Near Addison and the Kennedy Expressway sits an unexpected slice of Bavaria: Mirabell Restaurant & Lounge. Taking in the German flags, live accordian music, and dirndl-clad servers, it's not difficult to sit back and imagine the twin towers of Munich's Frauenkirche looming just outside the doorway. But it's the food and drink, more than anything, that firmly roots this Irving Park cornerstone within the German beerhall tradition. A hefty menu of central European staples includes the “best damn Wiener schnitzel in town,” according to the Sun-Times, as well as what the Chicago Reader calls, “some of the city's best goulash.” And their extensive beer selection is flush with iconic German brews such as BBK, Juilius Echter Weiss Beer, and Krombacher Black. The heartiness of Mirabell's fare is offset by an airy, skylighted dining room. Banners and plants hang from the main space's lofted ceiling, casting dappled shadows over a collection of ornate steins, Hummel figurines, and crystal pieces. During warmer months, a leafy beer garden lets drinkers supplement beers with a little sunshine, which is allowed by German beer purity laws as long as the sun is not frowning.
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    3454 W Addison St
    Chicago, IL US
  • Howl At The Moon
    As Tommy, one of Howl at the Moon’s piano players, explains on the club’s website, “Every night…we try and throw a party, regardless of whether it’s a Tuesday night or a Saturday night.” The bar’s trademark dueling pianos serve as the epicenter of these nightly celebrations; patrons submit their favorite songs on slips of paper for the pianists and backing musicians to recreate. If the website’s playlist is any indication, the bands can handle popular songs from all genres and eras, from Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” to Kanye West’s “All of the Lights.” The performances are spirited: colorful lights splash upon a stage where servers, guests, and chairs that have somehow developed mobility all dance along to the music. Fueling the celebration is the bar’s indulgent selection of drinks. Servers stand over patrons to plunge jello injectors into their mouths, and revelers grab colorful straws to help drain 86-ounce booze buckets filled with sangria or other fruity libations. Pomegranate liqueur and honey-infused whiskey sweeten specialty cocktails, and local beers add depth to coolers stocked with Stella Artois and Dos Equis.
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    26 W Hubbard St
    Chicago, IL US

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