You can always find happy hour in Lincoln Park, and we don’t limit it to just one hour! Check out the best spots in town to wind down on delicious bites and half-priced drinks after a long day of work.
North – Clybourn
1500 N. Wells
80 Proof gives guests a unique dining-to-nightlife experience offering a full bar and approachable menu focused on shareable bar bites, spreads on toast, a selection of grain and salad bowls & handheld offerings.
1510 N. Wells
Benchmark pairs great food and drinks with friendly service and strives to provide their customers with a powerful experience each time they visit.
Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
Broken Barrel Bar is a chef-driven tailgate party with inventive cuisine and house-smoked meats.
1480 W. Webster
Chicago’s favorite whiskey bar is decked out with not just one but two floors of bar, restaurant and event space
Earls Kitchen + Bar
1538 N. Clybourn
Earls Lincoln Park’s chefs prepare fresh, made-from-scratch dishes inspired by international cuisines and locally sourced ingredients.
Goose Island Brewhouse
1800 N. Clybourn
The brewpub where it all began in 1988!
Kibbitznest Books, Brews, & Blarney
2212 N. Clybourn
Offbeat hangout offering beer, wine & coffee plus snacks in laptop-free digs with books & games.
King’s Dining & Entertainment
1500 N. Clybourn
Entertainment venue with 16 bowling lanes, game tables, updated American eats & specialty cocktails.
Off Color Brewing
1460 N. Kingsbury
House & guest brews are tapped at this funky tasting room also offering cocktails, wine & coffee.
1500 N. Clybourn
Enjoy more than 100 taps of the best American craft and import beers, plus a menu with more than 100 dishes made from scratch in our kitchen
Lakefront – Clark
Casati’s Pizza Vino
444 W. Fullerton
Casati’s Pizza Vino offers prime quality food at a great price point to introduce Chicagoans to the real tastes of Italy.
Drawl Southern Cookhouse & Whiskey Room
2423 N. Clark
Enjoy a familiar menu of southern staples characterized by a modern, seasonal twist.
2503 N. Clark
A bar specializing in serving anything from a traditional martini to an ice cold glass of beer.
Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark
Gaslight Bar & Grille is a neighborhood bar that features creative culinary, great drinks, outstanding service and an amazing patio!
1800 N. Lincoln
Enjoy innovative plays on familiar flavors and dishes. Chef Bill Walker is committed to working with local farmers to create ingredient driven dishes that revolve around both seasonality and sustainability, especially given his close proximity to the Green City Farmer’s Market.
Mon Ami Gabi
2300 N. Lincoln Park West
Bistro chain serving traditional French cuisine like steak frites & wine from a rolling cart.
2100 W. Irving Park
Long-running pub serving Italian-American fare in relaxed environs with a beer garden & TVs.
221 N. LaSalle
Sidebar features a contemporary American menu, over 40 domestic and import beers and an impressive selection of wine and cocktails.
Lincoln – Halsted
2683 N. Halsted
Located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park area, aliveOne combines the very best of music and spirits. Separated into two different rooms, the front bar offers a fully stocked bar and 16 different beers on tap, including some of the best microbrews Chicago and the country have to offer.
2518 N. Lincoln
A true neighborhood spot with an inspired take on inventive food and drink.It’s our version of an American bistro with influences from all over the world.
Broken English Taco Lincoln Park
2576 N. Lincoln
Broken Taco’s brunch menu stars both traditional and modern breakfast ingredients – alongside creative breakfast cocktails, Mexican sodas and micheladas – in a wildly colorful, art-filled storefronts with seasonal outdoor seating.
2771 N. Lincoln
Bar with more than 300 varieties of whiskey plus movie nights & DJs spinning punk/rock/ska music.
2263 N. Lincoln
The Dime is a dynamic neighborhood sports bar and drinkery in the heart of Lincoln Park, focusing on shareable American pub fare and approachable and fun cocktail program.
2464 N. Lincoln
Dog Haus – The Absolute Würst – Gourmet Hot Dogs, Sausages, Burgers, Chicken Sandwiches and Craft Beer.
2075 N. Lincoln
Sidle up to the bar and chat with the neighbors at this New American restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park.
2265 N. Lincoln
Large portions of American fare & specialty cocktails in a casual setting with comfy booths & TVs.
Kirkwood Bar & Grill
2934 N. Sheffield
Kirkwood is a neighborhood sports bar with a spacious beer garden, dog friendly sidewalk cafe, and unique indoor space that houses fans of Nebraska Football and Indiana Basketball.
2430-32 N. Lincoln
Local hangout with a focus on local beer, large menu (with many stuffed potatoes) & daily specials.
Maplewood Brewery & Distillery
2717 N. Maplewood
The first of its kind to establish brewing and distilling roots under a single roof, Maplewood has been producing finely crafted beer and spirits out of their 10BBL brewhouse and 250L Kothe hybrid still since 2014.
Old Grounds Social
950 W. Wrightwood
Old Grounds Social is a Chicago sports bar that offers weekly food and drink specials, dueling pianos, and bar games all located in Lincoln Park.
1925 N. Lincoln
Ranalli’s, the longstanding neighborhood pizza joint in Lincoln Park, has catered to locals, sports fans, families, pizza devotees, students, sports players, and beach go-ers for more than 45 years.
Tapster Lincoln Park
1059 N. Wrightwood
Hip, laid-back bar with dozens of self-serve taps for beer, wine, cocktails, kombucha & coffee.
Tobacco Road Tap Room
2249 N. Lincoln
Tobacco Road Taproom captures ACC nostalgia with its decor and its made-from- scratch region-specific menu.
2447 N. Halsted
Artist-friendly lounge hosting live bands, comedians & DJs with daily drink specials.
Armitage – Halsted
2020 N. Halsted
Established in 1980 Beaumont Bar and Grill has been serving Lincoln Park as well as the entire Chicago land area for over thirty years.
2024 N. Halsted
Enjoy Spanish-inspired sweet & savory favorites and a Bloody Mary bar
2158 N. Halsted
Glascott’s Saloon—also known as Glascott’s Groggery—has been quenching thirsts since 1937, and is still owned and operated by a never-ending supply of Glascott’s (Four generations).
J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted
More than just a bar, J9 Wine Bar is a gem for grown-ups in the heart of Lincoln Park. Enjoy catching up with friends, date night, or a book in one of their cozy seating options.
Kingcade’s Bar & Grill
950 W. Armitage
Whether you are looking to watch a game, a bite to eat and drinks, or simply catch up with an old friend – Kincade’s is a perfect destination.
Old Pueblo Cantina
1200 W. Webster
At this laidback cantina on a charming tree-lined street, the flour tortillas are made in-house, mesquite wood fuels the open-flame grill, guacamole is made to order, and the seasonal fruit-forward margaritas are available by the glass and the pitcher.
Quality Crab & Oyster Bah
1962 N. Halsted
Cozy up in a booth or belly up to the bar and crack into the fan favorite Alaskan King Crab Combinations. Guests can enjoy generous portions of crab legs served with their choice of Chesapeake Fried Chicken, Louisiana Crab Cake, or mouth watering Baby Back Ribs.
Stella Barra Pizzeria
1954 N. Halsted
Artisanal pizzeria highlighting Chef Jeff Mahin’s knack for baking and utilizing fresh, sustainable ingredients from local farmers markets.