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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The Robey (Cafe + Rooftop Up & Up)

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Cafe at The Robey hotel offering American fare for brunch & dinner, plus a cocktail lounge upstairs. In an art deco–style former office building dating from 1929, this upmarket hotel on an intersection with shops and eateries is a minute's walk from an "L" station and 6 miles from Millennium Park. Featuring hardwood floors and custom furniture, the streamlined rooms come with free Wi-Fi, smart TVs and Bluetooth speakers, plus designer toiletries and luxe linens. Some rooms and suites provide sitting areas and/or city views. An upgraded suite has a separate living room and a bar. Amenities include a polished French/American restaurant and a warm lounge, in addition to a rooftop terrace with a bar, an outdoor pool and sweeping city views.

Address: 1600 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (872) 315-3084

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The Walk In

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Watering hole adjoining a liquor store serving beer & cocktails in loungey digs with a patio. A classic Chicago slashy with a nod to the 60’s & 70’s gritty funk, soul, and Rock N’ Roll that makes it impossible for you not to tap your foot while sipping your cocktail.

Address: 2727 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Phone: (773) 697-8726

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Noyane - CLOSED

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Chic, upscale spot offering Japanese fare & cocktails on a hotel rooftop with sweeping views. Noyane is a seasonal rooftop concept from the Conrad Chicago and World-Renowned Chef Richard Sandoval, featuring contemporary Japanese cuisine, craft cocktails, and unbeatable downtown. SEASONAL ROOFTOP RESTAURANT FEATURING CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE CUISINE, CRAFT COCKTAILS AND UNBEATABLE DOWNTOWN CHICAGO VIEWS.

Address: 101 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611

Phone: (312) 667-6796

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