Rum and tequila and whiskey – oh my! Chicago is home to some of the best cocktail bars in the world and concierges named these some of their favorites.
Globally-inspired cocktails and eclectic small plates make Arbella a must when you’re looking to try something new and fun.
Cocktail to try: Chicago Fire Extinguisher
This hidden bordello-inspired lounge offers craft drinks and a variety of amazing live performances.
Cocktail to try: Red Riding Hood
Super stylish and of-the-moment, this hotspot offers a rotating cocktail menu of shaken and stirred drinks.
Cocktail to try: Juliet & Romeo
Modern Mexican is the name of the game and the exciting cocktail menu boasts an awesome mezcal heavy rotation.
Cocktail to try: El Sotano
Three Dots and a Dash
Tiki meets speakeasy at Three Dots! A fun Polynesian vibe with shareable plates and ‘gram-worthy cocktails make this spot a hit.
Cocktail to try: Jet Pilot
Upscale cocktails and gourmet gastropub fare complement this chill, vintage bar.
Cocktail to try: Octli