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Bar Hopping for Fall Cocktails

23 great Chicago bars for fall cocktails


FALL 2017 – Fall is a perfect time to get together with old friends or a new flame to catch up over cocktails. In addition to the bars inside the Chicago Athletic Association hotel – like Cindy’s, Drawing Room, Cherry Circle Room, Milk Room and Game Room – you have so many fantastic options to get delicious, well-made cocktails all over the city. Whether you want to stay in the Loop, hit River North, Fulton Market, Logan Square, Uptown or elsewhere, you can find handcrafted cocktails all over the city. Sure, there are hundreds of places to get a drink, and we’re probably leaving off some favorites, but here some of our favorite spots to get a fantastic fall cocktail.

Berkshire Room: 15 E. Ohio (River North)

Broken Shaker: 19 E. Ohio (River North)

The Drifter: 678 N. Orleans (River North)

Sable Kitchen & Bar: 505 N. State (River North)

Sparrow: 12 W. Elm (Gold Coast)

The Matchbox: 770 N. Milwaukee (River West)

Sportsman’s Club: 948 N. Western (Humboldt Park)

Estereo: 2450 N. Milwaukee (Logan Square)

Scofflaw: 3201 W. Armitage (Logan Square)

Lost Lake: 3154 W. Diversey (Logan Square)

Billy Sunday: 3143 W. Logan Blvd (Logan Square)

The Violet Hour: 1520 N. Damen (Wicker Park)

The Aviary: 955 W. Fulton (Fulton Market)

Prairie School: 326 N. Morgan (Fulton Market)

Moneygun: 660 W. Lake (West Loop)

Punch House: 1227 W. 18th Street (Pilsen)

Maria’s Packaged Goods & Community Bar: 960 W. 31st (Pilsen)

Delilah’s: 2771 N. Lincoln (Lincoln Park)

Barrelhouse Flat: 2624 N. Lincoln (Lincoln Park)

Tiny Lounge: 4352 N. Leavitt (Lincoln Square)

The Sixth: 2200 W. Lawrence (Lincoln Square)

Larry’s: 1020 W. Lawrence (Uptown)

Income Tax: 5959 N. Broadway  (Edgewater)

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