Janitor’s Closet is a microbar with great cocktails located in the basement of the FieldHouse Jones hotel in River North. It’s also literally in a former janitor’s closet, hidden behind a door that says “employees only” and decorated with hardware and cleaning supplies. Plan to make a reservation, and to play the free slot car racing available just down the hall on weekends.
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The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club
Royal Palms is a bar with shuffleboard courts that’s a great change of pace from the usual bar scene.
The Bamboo Room
The Bamboo Room is a secluded bar-within-a-bar at Three Dots And A Dash that features vintage rum drinks and attentive bartenders.
A creatively designed bar in Logan Square with spirit-free and CBD-infused cocktails, creative bar food, and a strong roster of alcoholic drinks.
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Pub Royale is an Anglo-Indian pub serving excellent cocktails and Indian inspired food. It’s a unique, delicious, and fun time.
Scofflaw is a gin-focused cocktail lounge in Logan Square with solid food. They also give out free, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies at midnight.
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