The Violet Hour

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Creative cocktails & small bites define this sophisticated, stylish bar. Opened in 2007, The Violet Hour is known as the pioneer of Chicago’s craft cocktail movement. An incubator for some of the world’s top bar talents, the cocktail program is led by Head Mixologist and Partner, Toby Maloney. Featuring a seasonally rotating cocktail list, The Violet Hour is located in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. The unmarked façade of the bar displays an ever-changing mural with a singular light bulb designating its entrance. A marble bar spans the length of the candle lit room, featuring dramatic crystal chandeliers, giving the space an elegant speakeasy vibe. Some major accolades include the James Beard Award of Excellence for “Outstanding Bar Program”, and has graced the pages of Vogue, the New York Times and more.

Address: 1520 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Phone: (773) 252-1500

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Chop Shop

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Hybrid eatery, butcher shop & salumeria serving meat-oriented American fare & drinks in woody digs. The Chop Shop: a butcher/deli/bar/restaurant/venue with a 6,000 square foot hybrid event space tailored to your needs. Fully staffed with an in house production team, the space will host an array of events! Housed in a 100-year-old former auto body shop, the Chop Shop's butcher/deli showcases the daily meats, chops, sausages, and antipastos available for pick up. Adjacent to the deli counter, a glass window allows guests to watch the butchers at work while they converse with the knowledgeable team on the best cuts for their home cooking.

Address: 2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (773) 537-4440

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The Revel Room

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Bar pours house cocktails & craft beers in a quirky space with vintage furnishings & walls of books. A Wicker Park neighborhood establishment serving quality spirits and fine canned goods.

Address: 1566 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Phone: (773) 278-1600

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Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern

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Next to the field, this upbeat sports bar features American grub, brews & cocktails, plus a patio.

Address: 3647 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613

Phone: (773) 377-4770

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80 Proof

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Venue with 3 bars, DJs & a vegan menu along with classic bar food, plus private party hosting.

Address: 1500 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

Phone: (773) 966-0404

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Jolly Inn Restaurant & Banquet Hall

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Casual restaurant & banquet hall offering a buffet of traditional Polish fare plus a full bar.

Address: 6501 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60634

Phone: (773) 736-7606

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