Nightlife in Chicago

Fans of the night have options a-plenty when it comes to Chicago.  Regular patrons of either the hotel bars, down-home pubs, music venues or hybrid nightspots love their establishments with equal intensity.

The Cubby Bear: A sports bar kitty corner from Wrigley Field hosts plenty of events >

*Debonair Social Club: An eclectic club made for dancing, drinking and DJs in Wicker Park >

The Drake: A classic and classy Chicago bar >

Four Seasons Chicago: One of Chicago’s nicest hotels is an inviting and intimate spot for a drink >

*Hub 51: Everything you could ever want in a night out, from dinner to drinking to dancing >

Kirkwood Bar & Grill: Everyone is still looking to party like coeds at Indiana University’s Chicago bar >

LaSalle Power Company: Three floors for dancing and imbibing downtown >

Lion Head Pub/The Apartment: Drink downstairs, dance upstairs in Lincoln Park >

McGee’s Tavern and Grill: A notorious Friday night open bar make this worth a visit >

*Old Town Social: Two parts upscale establishment, one part sports bar >

Park Hyatt Chicago: A modern, upscale hotel bar >

The Peninsula Chicago: A hopping, sleek bar in an upscale hotel >

Seven Ten: Bowling has never been so classy >

Underground Wonderbar: Live music every night is just one aspect that renders this bar truly unique >

*The Violet Hour: A speakeasy famous for its world-class mixology in Wicker Park >