Popular Night Clubs & Bars in Chicago

Popular Night Clubs & Bars in Chicago
Situated on the windswept shoes of Lake Michigan, Chicago has a lively lake-front area ideal for inline skating, jogging and cycling. In the warmer months, the cool waters of the lake provide a welcome respite from the heat and humidity. And when it comes to cooling down at night, Chicago is home to some of the best bars and night spots in the Midwest.

Redhead Piano Bar

Located on bustling Ontario Street, the Redhead is Chicago's premiere piano bar. Known for its lively, upbeat musical acts, fine selection of wine, beer, spirits and cigars, the Redhead is an excellent place to unwind after a day spent cycling along the lake shore. A city landmark for more than 50 years, the Redhead provides an ideal atmosphere to enjoy a classic slice of Chicago nightlife in.

Redhead Piano Bar
16 W. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 640-1000
www.redheadpianobar.com

Rino

Since opening in the mid-2000s, Rino has quickly established itself as one of the city's premiere hot spots. Known for its cool, hip atmosphere and cutting-edge DJs, Rino is a good place to catch a glimpse of locally based celebrities as well as A-listers who may be in town shooting. With low-slung leather love seats, a great drinks selection and DJs who spin everything from old school classics to current pop hits, Rino is the perfect place to go if you're feeling svelte after a day spent splashing around at the beach under the city skyline.

Rino
343 W. Erie
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 735-7182

Clark Street Ale House

The Clark Street Ale House is a lively ale house with a traditional pub atmosphere and a great selection of drinks. With 25 hand-crafted beers on draft, another 70 in bottles as well as 40 scotches, 20 cognacs and 10 wines, the Clark Street Ale House is bound to have something to wet your whistle with. Aside from its great selection of beers, the Clark Street Ale House is well-known for its friendly service and chilled-out atmosphere. Why not settle in for a pint or two after a day spent playing volleyball on the beach?

Clark Street Ale House
742 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 642-9253

Mother's Night Club

The Original Mother's Night Club has been a Windy City favorite since 1968. Whether it's live music, dancing or singing karaoke until your throat hurts, Mother's has got a good time in store for you. Having hosted gigs by such legendary acts as the Velvet Underground, Chicago and Cream, Mother's still offers a lively calender of events, including bands, DJs and film screenings. Come enjoy a drink from Mother's extensive selection of wine, beer and spirits and soak up the classic atmosphere.

The Original Mother's Night Club
26 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 642-7251
www.rushanddivision.com

The Wild Hare

The Wild Hare is a state-of-the-art live music venue that showcases top reggae, world beat and international music artists. A Windy City institution for over 20 years, the Wild Hare's legendary stage has been graced by many of reggae music's true greats. The sound system is top of the line, the atmosphere is unbeatable and the Jamaican beer is always ice cold.

The Wild Hare
3530 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 327-0868
www.wildharemusic.com

Article Written By Alex Baker

Alex Baker is a journalist, blogger and copywriter. He's been published in publications like "Resource Magazine" and the "San Francisco Weekly." He's a staff writer for 90:00Soccer.com and contributes to WorldSoccerReader.com and Swagger. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in interdisciplinary arts from San Francisco State University.

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