Bars and Nightclubs

THE SIGNATURE ROOM
Known for the amazing view, you will do more than just enjoy your cocktails here -- you'll make memories. Situated ninety five floors above ground level, the room rotates to give you a full 360 degree view of the city. Wonderful service and incredible atmosphere. This is an excellent place to take a date for cocktails.
Address: John Hancock Center, 875 North Michigan Avenue
Phone: 312.787.7230
Website: http://www.signatureroom.com/

1914
This retro bar manages to nail that speakeasy atmosphere more accurately than any other. Even the drink menu is packed with old fashioned specials, and the staff is properly attired as well. You can still get all your favorite trendy drinks of today if you like, but the vibe here is deliciously old school.
Address: 3525 North Clark Street
Phone: 773.472.0900
Website: http://www.redivychicago.com/

VERTIGO SKY LOUNGE
Another lounge that sits high atop the city, Vertigo Sky Lounge is found on the twenty sixth and top floor of the Dana Hotel. Cocktails are served with a sixties style flair, and the crowd that gathers here tends to be thirtysomething business folk and those who can appreciate a fine air of sophistication.
Address: Dana Hotel & Spa, 660 North State Street
Phone: 312.202.6018
Website: http://www.danahotelandspa.com/

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS
Buddy Guy's Legends has been serving up an authentic blues atmosphere for more than twenty years. They're open for lunch and you can enjoy live music during the week. The news as of this writing is that they are moving to a new location at 700 South Wabash Avenue, but until that move takes place they are still operating at 754 South Wabash. A major tourist attraction and a favorite spot for locals too.
Address: 754 South Wabash Avenue
Phone: 312.427.0333
Website: http://www.buddyguys.com

CANS
The unique specialties here are the 27 varieties of canned beer, but you're certainly not limited to just that. There are a couple of bars located inside and cozy booths. We love the huge windows that open to outdoor seating, and the friendly staff is a major plus.
Address: : 1640 North Damen Avenue
Phone: 773.227.2277
Website: http://www.threeheaded.com

GHOSTBAR
Ghostbar is part of the N9NE Group, located above the world-famous N9NE Steakhouse. This is a truly upscale ultra-lounge where you can enjoy your hors d'oeuvres and cocktails before a deliciously lavish dinner downstairs. They seat up to 150 guests for private parties. Don't miss this incredible gem of a bar.
Address: 440 West Randolph Street
Phone: 312.575.9900
Website: http://www.n9negroup.com

THE VIOLET HOUR
Named in tribute to T. S. Eliot's The Wasteland, is yet another speakeasy type of bar where time stops and you can relax with old fashioned drinks. This is the place to slip into bygone years when cell phones don't beckon and you can have real conversations without fighting to be heard over the banging music. Fabulous decor and happy crowds.
Address: 1520 North Damen Avenue
Phone: 773.252.1500
Website: http://www.theviolethour.com

SALUD TEQUILA LOUNGE
Tequila is often known as a wild college kid's drink of choice, but at Salud they take their tequila very seriously. They serve over seventy five premium agave tequilas here, and they often have tequila tastings and dinners to further educate their loyal patrons. Each tequila is served in a generous two ounce portion for you to enjoy.
Address: 1471 North Milwaukee Avenue
Phone: 773.235.5577
Website: http://www.saludlounge.com

MARIE'S RIP TIDE LOUNGE
Known for wild grandmotherly owner Marie Wuczynski's style more than anything else, she's got a brand of her own with that light blue shirt with the gold embroidered notes. She'll treat you to her magic tricks, singalongs, and old time stories. Stop in around major holidays to enjoy her flair for kitschy decorations. Her lounge has been in business since 1961 for a reason. You just won't find an experience like this anywhere else.
Address: 1745 West Armitage Avenue
Phone: 773.278.7317

FUNKYBUDDHA LOUNGE
If you love to dance, you can't beat FunkyBuddha. Asian decor with rich fabrics and dim lighting makes it comfy and cozy for dates or for chatting up someone new. Excellent DJs, fun crowds, and definitely more sophisticated than any other danceclub in town.
Address: 728 West Grand Avenue #1
Phone: 312.666.1695
Website: http://www.funkybuddha.com

DIRTY MARTINI LOUNGE
Specializing in fine vodka martinis from Grey Goose to Effen, and of course their dirty martinis are fantastic, hence the name! Anyone who loves a good martini, from a dry martini to a cosmo, will want to include this nightspot on their list of places to stop while in Chicago.
Address: 23 West Hubbard Street
Phone: 312.661.1230

BLACKBIRD
Though perhaps best known for the restaurant downstairs, you'll want to head up to the bar instead to enjoy some of the finest mixed drinks and cocktails in the Windy City. Very high class service, sophisticated decor, and wonderful food should you decide to venture down into the restaurant after a few drinks.
Address: 619 West Randolph Street
Phone: 312.715.0708
Website: http://www.blackbirdrestaurant.com

THE GLOBE
If you love an authentic pub, you'll want to check out The Globe. None of the cheesy themed decor here, instead the wood furnishings give it a touch of class and sophistication that other pubs just can't match. Twenty different beers on tap including your favorites like Guinness. Delicious food here as well!
Address: 1934 West Irving Park Road
Phone: 773.871.3757
Website: http://www.theglobepub.com

SOUND BAR
Aptly named, Sound Bar is all about high quality audio and a DJ who knows how to spin the best tunes. The decor is a great mix of industrial and pure sophistication. You'll love the round bar by the upstairs dancefloor, and you'll want to visit the eye-popping Orange Room and Red Room too. There is also a special VIP room known as the Green Room for Sound Card members only. Definitely one of our favorites in the area.
Address: 226 West Ontario Street
Phone: 312.787.4480
Website: http://www.sound-bar.com

ELM STREET LIQUORS
This small bar is a favorite among the locals with its chill atmosphere and laid-back vibe. The star of the show here? The drinks. Lots of exciting champagne cocktails that you won't find anywhere else, and that will be especially pleasing to all the ladies in your group. A refreshing change of pace from the same old thing.
Address: 12 West Elm Street
Phone: 312.337.3200
Website: http://www.elmstreetliquors.com

GREEN MILL COCKTAIL LOUNGE
Jazz lovers rejoice, Green Mill Cocktail Lounge has amazing live entertainment every night plus poetry slams on Sunday nights for a nice change of pace. The drinks are wonderful and the food is delicious. Very popular destination, so arrive early and get a good seat!
Address: 4802 North Broadway Street
Phone: 312.878.5552
Website: http://www.greenmilljazz.com

CULLEN'S BAR & GRILL
Yet another Irish pub, what what sets this one apart is the atmosphere, friendly crowds, and wonderful drinks and food. It's on another level entirely. We love the Shepherd's pie and mac and cheese. Get a look at that pressed tin ceiling when you enter.
Address: 3741 North Southport Avenue
Phone: 773.975.0600

ENCORE LUNCH CLUB AND LIQUID LOUNGE
If you're looking for a great place to grab a fresh bite to eat that also has a great bar, try Encore. Their menu offerings in the daytime include wraps, sandwiches, and delicious salads. At night it transforms into the cocktail lounge of your dreams. The bar has a distinctive spiral design. We would highly recommend the Rejuvenation, which is composed of cane rum with fresh passion fruit and pineapple juices. Delicious.
Address: 171 West Randolph Street
Phone: 312.338.3788
Website: http://www.encorechicago.com

COQ D'OR
Coq d'Or translates to "Golden Cockerel," and though we don't know the story behind that, we do know that the old fashioned style here is genuine and authentic. It was actually the very first Chicago bar to open up after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Enjoy the historical significance, the deliciously mixed drinks, and the warm and friendly atmosphere.
Address: Drake Hotel, 140 East Walton Place
Phone: 312.787.2200
Website: http://www.thedrakehotel.com

HOPLEAF BAR
With two floors to hold the loyal patrons who keep coming back for more, Hopleaf Bar is a Chicago classic. This is an authentic pub with excellent beers on draft. The food is also amazing here--they stick to a small menu of items that are true specialties. The stew keeps us coming back for more.
Address: 5148 North Clark Street
Phone: 773.334.9851
Website: https://www.hopleaf.com

LE PASSAGE
If you're looking for a sexy crowd and incredible decor, you cannot beat Le Passage. Upscale surroundings and a warm and friendly atmosphere, great staff, amazing music... and the drinks are affordable and yet they don't skimp on the alcohol! Cozy velvet couches are a nice touch.
Address: 937 North Rush Street
Phone: 312.255.0022
Website: http://www.lepassage.com

ROCKIT BAR & GRILL
Very popular for their incredible gourmet food, but the bar is not to be ignored. The atmosphere is very trendy and modern, and you will love the Rockit Root Beer, which is made with root beer, Stoli Vanilla, and Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur. Delish. The restaurant side also has great brunch drink specials on the weekends including a five dollar Bloody Mary that you build to your own tastes with gourmet garnishes like shrimp and peppers.
Address: 22 West Hubbard Street
Phone: 312.645.6000
Website: http://www.rockitbarandgrill.com

SPOON
Spoon is practically an institution in the Chicago area, getting rave reviews from all the loyal patrons on a consistent basis. Extremely hip and upscale atmosphere. You'll love the combo of restaurant and lounge so you can combine cocktails and dancing with an excellent dinner. We love the DJs here.
Address: 1240 North Wells Street
Phone: 312.642.5522
Website: http://www.spoonchicago.com

THE REDHEAD PIANO BAR
Awesome piano bar with no cover charge! We love the food here as well as the martinis. Friendly bartenders, beautiful crowd, and lots of old fashioned memorabilia on the walls to give it a retro vibe.
Address: 16 West Ontario Street
Phone: 312.640.1000
Website: http://www.redheadpianobar.com

KERRYMAN BAR & RESTAURANT
Kerryman Bar is one of the newer Irish pubs in the area, and our favorite highlights are the great food, affordable drinks, and great DJ. Wonderful crowd, warm and friendly staff. Very popular with the locals and tourists alike.
Address: 661 North Clark Street
Phone: 312.640.7022
Website: http://www.thekerrymanchicago.com

BILLY GOAT TAVERN
Consistently great service here. There are a chain of these in the area, in business since 1937, and you may know of this place from the famous Olympia Cafe sketch from Saturday Night Live. A rich history, great location, and a fun and funky atmosphere makes Billy Goat Tavern a favorite of ours.
Address: 430 North Michigan Avenue
Phone: 312) 222-1525
Website: http://www.billygoattavern.com

JOE'S BAR
Joe's combines the appeal of a sports bar with the fun of a music venue. The space is giant to accommodate the crowds, and the live music on the weekends is the big draw here. You'll see both local and national bands playing just about every genre of music under the sun.
Address: 940 West Weed Street
Phone: 312.337.3486
Website: http://www.joesbar.com

SIMONE'S BAR
We love the eclectic decor here, from the booths made of seatbelts, NYC subway railings, and a DJ booth made from an old pinball machine. The music is awesome and the staff is very friendly. Great beer list. Creative types feel right at home here.
Address: 960 West 18th Street
Phone: 312.666.8601
Website: http://www.simonesbar.com

CACTUS BAR & GRILL
You can skip the usual expensive downtown pricing for drinks at Cactus Bar -- everything is superbly affordable and yet they do not water anything down. Relaxed atmosphere, good bar food, and a good looking crowd too.
Address: 404 South Wells Street
Phone: 312.922.3830
Website: http://www.dontdrinkandtrade.com

FIVE STAR BAR
We're happy to say that the bar itself matches up with the name! Five Star Bar has great music and eclectic decor. They celebrate the rock and roll lifestyle with awesome memorabilia on the walls and classic sounds bumping from the speakers.
Address: 1755 West Division Street
Phone: 773.227.8700

DUBLIN BAR & GRILL
We love this bar for its fun atmosphere, cheap drink prices, and great food from the grill! The crowd is always fun and friendly, and the decor is classy yet cozy.
Address: 1050 North State Street
Phone: 312.266.6340

VILLAINS BAR & GRILL
This one's hard to find, tucked away on Clark, but the hidden ones are usually the best ones. We love the beer list and the rock and roll that's always streaming from the speakers. The staff is very friendly and you'll love the DJ too.
Address: 649 South Clark Street
Phone: 312.356.9992
Website: http://www.villainschicago.com

MCFADDEN'S SALOON
I think we love the restaurant here just as much as we love the bar. The sfaff is so friendly, and the music is great. They stay open on the weekends as late as 4:00 or 5:00 AM, so it's a great place to go when the rest of the bars have closed.
Address: 1206 North State Parkway
Phone: 312.475.9450
Website: http://www.mcfaddenschicago.com

FIZZ BAR & GRILL
We've been a fan of Fizz Bar & Grill for a while now, and now that they also have comedy on Thursday nights, we love it even more. Really comfortable atmosphere, very laid back. The loft is our favorite part with the high ceilings and hardwood floors. Live music is also a plus!
Address: 3220 North Lincoln Avenue
Phone: 773.348.6088
Website: http://www.fizzchicago.com

NORTHSIDE BAR & GRILL
Good food, good drinks, and good times with friends! Comfortable atmosphere, delicious burgers, affordable drinks, and great beers on tap. We also recommend the margaritas, and stopping in on the weekends for brunch. They've also got a pool table here.
Address: 1635 North Damen Avenue
Phone: 773.384.3555
Website: http://www.northsidechicago.com

BLUE FROG BAR & GRILL
The Blue Frog Bar & Grill is such a comfortable place to hang out with friends and enjoy a night on the town. They've got karaoke nights for those who love to show off their vocal prowess, and Sunday brunch from the grill to cap off the night you spent partying there the night before! Great prices too!
Address: 676 North Lasalle Boulevard
Phone: 312.943.8900
Website: http://www.bluefrogchicago.com

ROCK BOTTOM RESTAURANT & BREWERY
You can't go wrong with a great brewery in the Chicago area. This one's got great specials like the beer sampler, and we also love the ballpark pretzels. You pay a little extra for the premium beers here but we'd say it's worth it. Great atmosphere and friendly staff!
Address: 1 West Grand Avenue
Phone: 312.755.9339
Website: http://www.rockbottom.com

BAR ON BUENA
If you're looking for a nice low key neighborhood bar, you'll love Bar on Buena. We love the dollar burgers on Monday nights, and they've got a nice big selection of beers for you to enjoy. Many say this is the best neighborhood bar in all of Chicago.
Address: 910 West Buena Avenue
Phone: 773.525.8665
Website: http://www.baronbuena.com

SLUGGERS WORLD CLASS SPORTS
Now here's a unique bar! Downstairs is an excellent sports bar where you'll want to hang out when the Cub games are on, and they've got a great DJ for those times when there's no game. But upstairs you'll find both batting cages and dueling pianos. No joke! Sounds crazy but it's so much fun!
Address: 3540 North Clark Street
Phone: 773.248.0055
Website: http://www.sluggersbar.com

WESTEND
WestEnd is a great sports bar with nightly drink specials, tons of flatscreen HDTV sets, everything that any sports fan could want. The fish tacos are spectacular. Great surroundings and a friendly staff make this one a winner.
Address: 1326 West Madison Street
Phone: 312.981.7100
Website: http://www.westendwestloop.com

ESPN ZONE
For the sports lovers in your crew, no trip to Chicago is complete without stopping at ESPN Zone! This is the official ESPN sports bar. You'll love watching the games here, but the big draw is the memorabilia and great food.
Address: 43 East Ohio Street
Phone: 312.644.3776
Website: http://www.espnzone.com

BAR CHICAGO
Some say the drinks are a little too expensive here, but the reason to go to Bar Chicago is definitely for the dancing. They've got a giant dancefloor and big bumping speakers that will keep the party going all night long. Very nice staff!
Address: 9 West Division Street
Phone: 312.654.1120
Website: http://www.barchicago.com

MORGAN'S BAR & GRILL
We love Morgan's because of the great food, affordable prices, delicious drinks, and of course the music. They alternate between a DJ and live music, and they also have karaoke nights. A little pricey, but this is bar food at its best!
Address: 1325 South Halsted Street
Phone: 312.243.4800

CLEO'S BAR & GRILL
Cleo's is popular with locals and tourists because of their great beer selection, but another reason that we love this place is for its fantastic pizzas and chicken wings. They've got specials on ribs on certain nights too, which are fantastic. Specials every single day, and friendly staff!
Address: 1935 West Chicago Avenue
Phone: 312.243-5600
Website: http://www.cleoschicago.com

MC DUNNA'S BAR
Gotta love Mc Dunna's. Their drink specials are as good as dollar beers and half price wine and mixed drinks, and if you love your burgers with a fried egg on top, they've got you covered. There's a nice fireplace for the colder months in the Windy City, and a pool table too.
Address: 1505 West Fullerton Avenue
Phone: 773.929.0944
Website: http://www.mcdunnas.com

HALLIGAN BAR
This is a fun bar with lots of activity on the weekends. Wonderful staff, and drink specials every night. Fun place to watch the games, and when it's warm outside you'll want to sit by the open windows and enjoy the breeze. Great atmosphere!
Address: 2274 North Lincoln Avenue
Phone: 773.472.7940

BOTTOM LOUNGE
This place is semi-hidden in the meat packing district, but it's known citywide for being one of the best places to catch live music. Truly excellent staff ensures that all your needs will be taken care of. You really can't find a bar with better atmosphere than Bottom Lounge.
Address: 1375 West Lake Street
Phone: 312.666.6775
Website: http://www.bottomlounge.com

KIRKWOOD BAR & GRILL
This is the place where you'll find the best burger specials in town. Burger night is on Mondays and you can grab a burger and a drink for just three bucks. This is a great time to watch a game and hang out with a group of your friends!
Address: 2934 North Sheffield Avenue
Phone: 773.770.0700
Website: http://www.kirkwoodbar.com

BLUES R&B
This is a very cozy spot to enjoy live jazz. The music is loud and the crowd is nice and low key. Friendly bartender serves anything you want from wine to champagne to coffee. Get there early to grab a prime spot -- it's true that every table feels like front row because it's so small and cozy, but it fills up fast!
Address: 2519 North Halsted Street
Phone: 773.528.1012
Website: http://www.chicagobluesbar.com

GALWAY ARMS IRISH BAR & RESTAURANT
The star of the show here is the heated front patio. In a city full of great Irish bars, that's what makes this one a cut above the rest. We also love the indoor fireplaces for the colder months. Very authentic, excellent food and drinks, and live music on Sundays.
Address: 2442 North Clark Street
Phone: 773.472.5555
Website: http://www.galwayarms.com

MILLER'S PUB
Miller's Pub has been in business for over fifty years, and they stay open into the early hours of the AM. WE love the food and drinks here, and the specials are always great too. If you eat here you'll love the giant portions!
Address: 134 South Wabash Avenue
Phone: 312.263.4988
Website: http://www.millerspub.com

HAWKEYE'S BAR & GRILL
Awesome music here including all your 80s favorites, and the DJ is happy to take requests. The atmosphere is laid back and low key, and the food is always delicious. Lots of great beers on draft, and GREAT wings!
Address: 1458 West Taylor Street
Phone: 312.226.3951
Website: http://www.hawkeyesbar.com

FADO IRISH PUB
Fado's is always a favorite. The atmosphere is sort of an amped up version of an old fashioned Irish pub. There are multiple levels here, and the food and drinks are wonderful. Lots of authentic Irish touches from the exterior to the tiniest details inside.
Address: 100 West Grand Avenue
Phone: 312.836.0066
Website: http://www.fadoirishpub.com

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR
We love this place for their cozy atmosphere, the great live music, the authentic 'Cheers' feel, and of course the cheap drinks! They've been in business seemingly forever and they probably always will be because this is a bar that gets it right.
Address: 10 East Walton Street
Phone: 312.266.7761
Website: http://www.undergroundwonderbar.com

THE SMALL BAR
The name of the bar is very accurate here! It seats just under 30 patrons. What makes this tiny gem a winner? The cozy atmosphere, the great burgers, the fresh cut French fries, and of course the amazingly friendly staff.
Address: 2956 North Albany Avenue
Phone: 773.509.9888
Website: http://www.thesmallbar.com

GOOSE ISLAND BREW PUB
Goose Island Brew Pub is known for its amazing selection of beers, and that's definitely the biggest reason to stop in. Other pluses include the great bar scene, the excellent Sunday brunch, and the fact that it's a great place to watch the big game!
Address: 1800 North Clybourn Avenue
Phone: 312.915.0071
Website: http://www.gooseisland.com

THEORY SPORTS BAR & GRILL
If you're looking for a great place to watch the game while you're downtown, try Theory Sports Bar & Grill. Great watiresses, delicious appetizers and drinks, big screens, and specials that will save on your wallet's wear and tear!
Address: 9 West Hubbard Street
Phone: 312.644.0004
Website: http://www.theorychicago.com

WILDE BAR & RESTAURANT
Some of the regulars say that this Irish pub is half library, and we'd agree. The big fireplace for the colder months, the nook packed with books... You feel like you've suddenly teleported to Ireland and you'll never want to leave! Giant portions and extremely reasonable prices. GREAT beer selection.
Address: 3130 North Broadway Street
Phone: 773.244.0404
Website: http://www.wildechicago.com

BOSS BAR
We love the fact that this bar is open until 4 or 5 in the morning, and their late menu is delicious. After a night of partying here, you don't need to go anywhere else to sober up with some food and coffee. This is a good neighborhood bar that's very relaxed and low key.
Address: 420 North Clark Street
Phone: 312.527.1203
Website: http://www.bossbarchicago.com

HOWL AT THE MOON
This is quite possibly the best dueling piano bar in Chicago. These guys can play virtually any request, and if they don't know it, they'll learn it during a break and come back and knock it out on the keys for you. Amazing atmosphere, fun crowds, and the best martinis in town!
Address: 26 West Hubbard Street
Phone: 312.863.7427
Website: http://www.howlatthemoon.com

VELVET LOUNGE
Velvet Lounge is an underground hotspot where you'll find the hottest live bands. It's not about the ambiance here to say the least -- the focus here is on the music and all the loyal patrons know that! Really cutting edge and avant garde acts play here. Lots of great jazz.
Address: 67 East Cermak Road
Phone: 312.791.9050
Website: http://www.velvetlounge.net

MONK'S PUB
We love to stop at Monk's Pub for some happy hour specials, and the authentic Irish food on the menu is definitley another plus. The atmosphere is cozy and comfortable, and the crowds are friendly and fun. Great staff, reasonable prices.
Address: 205 West Lake Street
Phone: 312.357.6665
Website: http://www.mmonks.com

HANGGE UPPE
Hangge Uppe, or The Hang Up, is a popular bar in the Chicago area for those who love to boogie down to old school disco or groove to the 80s hits. 70s through today is on the main floor, and 80s music is on the top floor until midnight at which point it's all rap and hip hop. Very busy and popular, so get there early if you want to get in at all!
Address: 14 West Elm Street
Phone: 312.337.0561
Website: http://www.rushanddivision.com

LUXBAR
LuxBar is spacious with great decor. There is space for cocktails and space to dine in the restaurant, so you get the best of both worlds here. Excellent place for groups, especially if you're renting a party bus. We love the food here as much as we love the drinks!
Address: 18 East Bellevue Place
Phone: 312.642.3400
Website: http://www.luxbar.com

BAR LOUIE
Especially popular with the college crowd, there are great dollar burger specials on Tuesdays and wonderful American and pub food. You'll often hear a live band playing and you'll also enjoy playing pool here. If you grab a bite to eat, we'd highly recommend the delicious fish tacos with chipotle sauce!
Address: 741 West Randolph Street
Phone: 312.474.0700
Website: http://www.redstartavern.net

JAKE MELNICKS CORNER TAP
We love the decor here, very dark and moody. The drinks are cheap yet never watered down. The music is always good, and the food is even better! Our favorite items on the menu? The parmesan garlic fries. Too delicious to pass up. The wings are also amazing.
Address: 41 East Superior Street
Phone: 312.266.0400
Website: http://www.jakemelnicks.com

KENDALL'S PUB
Love bars with buffets? Kendall's is your best bet! It of course gets a little crowded in here with patrons looking to get their grub on and keep their cups filled, but it's worth battling the crowds to enjoy the food and drinks while you watch a game. There is a cover charge, but you get so much in the way of free food and drink specials. Some nights they even have a deal for ten bucks for all you can drink!
Address: 2263 North Lincoln Avenue
Phone: 773.348.7200
Website: http://www.caseymorans.com

MAP ROOM
Map Room has a giant selection of beers for you to enjoy, with more than twenty on tap. Very friendly staff and cozy atmosphere makes you want to stick around for a long time. Though they're often packed with patrons, the service is always fast.
Address: 1949 North Hoyne Avenue
Phone: 773.252.7636
Website: http://www.maproom.com

MAX BAR
We love the decor here, with the bright purples and rich reds. Dim lighting makes for a subdued low key vibe too. The music is always booming and they keep your cup filled on the cheap. For the single guys and girls you'll be glad to know there's always a sexy crowd too.
Address: 2247 North Lincoln Avenue
Phone: 773.549.5884
Website: http://www.maxbarchicago.com

FAT CAT BAR & GRILL
Here's a new trendy bar that's got a great selection of beers, exciting decor, and a friendly staff. The bartenders are always friendly and fast pouring the drinks, and the food here is also really delicious. Definitely worth checking out, and a great place to watch the games.
Address: 4840 North Broadway Street
Phone: 773.506.3100
Website: http://www.fatcatbar.com

ABBEY PUB
Some have called this the best authentic Irish pub in the Chicago area, and we are prone to agree. The food is so good here, and it's full service. We absolutely love the beer selection, and the fish and chips is our go-to dish. Fun place to hang out with friends, to celebrate a special occasion, or just to chill out after work.
Address: 3420 West Grace Street
Phone: 773.478.4408
Website: http://www.abbeypub.com

If you don't find what you want here be sure to also check out Chicago Cigar Bars, Chicago Rooftop Bars, Bucktown Bars, Chicago Piano Bars, or Downtown Chicago Bars to get some more options. For luxury transportation we recommend Party Bus Chicago in the Chicagoland area. Outside of there we highly recommend Detroit Party Bus.