What better way to battle the Chicago cold than with a toasty cocktail? Here are the hottest 4 spots to get winters warmest cocktails yet, all recommended by Chicago’s most knowledgable concierges!
Jonathan Rettemnier, Corporate Concierge Services
For a good warm drink, I go to the cozy Sable Kitchen and Bar. Great food and service, and the selection of seasonal cocktails is fantastic! #ChicagoInsiders Tip: Get the famed Spanish Coffee if you want something flaming, as it’s presented to you on fire! Talk about warm cocktail!
Bobby Gonzalez, The Kimpton Gray Hotel
Vol. 39 in the Loop has an excellent hot chocolate cocktail called the Banglore, which is great for Chicago winters. Vol. 39 has great atmosphere and a wide selection of Old Fashioneds to try. Bartenders are great, a great place to kick back and have some drinks!
Mark Kraemer, Palomar
The Dawson has an amazing hot cider called French Market, but they’re also famed for their other amazing cocktails! You can order some great food, chase it down with delicious drinks with a date or some good friends! And the restaurant has two fireplaces to fight the cold and a fun ambience. Great idea for a night out!
Ramon Gomez, The Gwen
Have some food and a cocktail at Cindy’s, the bar on the Chicago Athletic Association rooftop. I like relaxing by the fireplace and looking at the amazing view of Lake Michigan as I enjoy their Sweet Poison during the Chicago winter!