Observations While Drinking
Chicago has some of the best bars in the world and, within these pages, you can read reviews of selected Chicago bars and other nightspots, written by the locals that frequent them.
Pre-Gaming in the City
Chicago is one of the best bar towns in the world, and nothing beats a pre-game visit to a bar or pub crawl to experience all the different neighborhoods and types of watering holes the Windy City has to offer.
The Latest Reviews
- Sedgwick Stop (Old Town Triangle)
- Illinois Bar & Grill (Archer Heights)
- Buffalo Wings & Rings (Bridgeport)
- Ceres Café (Loop)
- Gaslight Club (O’Hare)
Chicago’s Best Beer Gardens
All Chicago bars or restaurants with some combination of beer garden, sidewalk cafe, rooftop deck outdoor terrace, or patio that serve liquor.
Historic Bars of Chicago
by Sean Parnell, creator of Chicago Bar Project
Historic Bars of Chicago contains reviews of the top 100 most historic bars, taverns, nightclubs, lounges, dives, and bierstubes in Chicago today