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The Chicago Bar Hit List: Where To Drink Right Now

The best new bars in Chicago.

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The Bar Greatest Hits List: The 25 Best Bars In Chicago

Our guide to the 25 quintessential bars that make Chicago what it is.

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Where To Go When You’re In The Mood For An Old Fashioned

11 bars and restaurants for when you don’t just want any drink—you want an Old Fashioned.

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10 Great Chicago Bars With Indoor Activities

When you just need a distraction from the weather.

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The Best Brewery Taprooms In Chicago

A guide to the best taprooms in a city that has a ton of taprooms.

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15 Bars With Things To Do Besides Drink

15 Chicago bars with activities other than just drinking.

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The Best BYOF Bars In Chicago

These are the city’s best bars for bringing in your own food.

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7.3

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Miki's Park

Miki's Park is a Korean-inspired bar and restaurant in River North.

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7.7

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R Public House

R Public House is a bar and restaurant in Rogers Park.

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The Chicago Bar Hit List: Where To Drink Right Now

The best new bars in Chicago.

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The Meadowlark

The Meadowlark is a cozy bar in Logan Square from the same team behind Union and Lardon.

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Consignment Lounge

Consignment Lounge is a bar in Avondale that also doubles as a resale shop.

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Afterbar

Afterbar is a cocktail bar in the West Loop.

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Where To Go When You’re In The Mood For An Old Fashioned

11 bars and restaurants for when you don’t just want any drink—you want an Old Fashioned.

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7.4

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Candlelite Chicago

Candlelite Chicago is an iconic Rogers Park sports bar serving tavern-style pizza.

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8.3

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Union

Union is a bar in Logan Square with great food and drinks.

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The Bar Greatest Hits List: The 25 Best Bars In Chicago

Our guide to the 25 quintessential bars that make Chicago what it is.

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Nobody's Darling

Nobody's Darling is a great cocktail bar in Andersonville.

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The Alderman

The Alderman is a great speakeasy located inside of Pilsen Yards.

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The Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle is a bar and performance venue in Ukrainian Village.

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Winter's Jazz Club

Winter's Jazz Club is a performance venue in Streeterville.

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Schubas Tavern

Schubas Tavern is a bar and performance venue in Lakeview.

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EZ Inn

Ez Inn is a bar in Ukrainian Village with occasional DJ sets.

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The Best Chicago Bars For Your Birthday

Where to celebrate with cocktails, shuffleboard, dancing, and more.

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Greenlight Korean Pub And Karaoke

Green Light is a karaoke bar in West Ridge that serves Korean food and has private rooms.

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The California Clipper

The California Clipper is a historic Humboldt Park bar that's been around since the 1930s.

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Quality Time

Quality Time is a bar in Logan Square.