Lincoln Park Happy Hour Guide

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

Kapitan
2142 N. Clybourn
Kapitan is the only restaurant in the US that serves nyonya cuisine, or food of the Malaysian Pernakan culture. You can find street cart favorites like Hainanese chicken, chili crab, late-night noodles, and kuih. Come give it a try!

Lakefront – Clark

Casati’s Modern Italian
444 W. Fullerton
Casati’s Modern Italian offers prime quality food at a great price point to introduce Chicagoans to the real tastes of Italy. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Gaslight Bar & Grill
2450 N. Clark
Gaslight Bar & Grille is a neighborhood bar that features creative culinary, great drinks, outstanding service and an amazing outdoor patio!

O’Donovan’s
2100 W. Irving Park
Long-running pub serving Italian-American fare in relaxed environs with a beer garden & TVs.

Sushi Hall
2630 N. Clark
Sushi Hall serves fresh sushi and Asian cuisine in a beautifully designed, yet, comfortable setting. Outdoor seating available.

The Tin Lizzie
2483 N. Clark
Known for their famous weekly turtle races, Tin Lizzie is a fun sports bar in the heart of Lincoln Park. Dog-friendly seating available. 

Lincoln – Halsted

aliveOne
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.

Argot
2349 N. Lincoln
Argot is a vibrant French brasserie restaurant that fuses classic French favorites with thoughtful accents of Chicago and the Midwest.

Avli Taverna
1335 W. Wrightwood
Recognized as a Michelin Bib Gourmand in 2020 & 2021, Avli Taverna is an accessible and sophisticated neighborhood restaurant serving contemporary Greek cuisine and craft cocktails in a chic atmosphere. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Blue Sushi Sake Grill
2351 N. Lincoln
Blue Sushi Sake Grill offers an inspired mix of sushi, sashimi, and nigiri available in traditional and vegan options. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Delilah’s
2771 N. Lincoln
Bar with more than 300 varieties of whiskey plus movie nights & DJs spinning punk/rock/ska music.

Gemini
2075 N. Lincoln
Sidle up to the bar and chat with the neighbors at this New American restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park.

Golden Dagger
2447 N. Halsted
Golden Dagger is your home for live music, hand-made cocktails, delicious coffee and a safe space for all members of our artist community.

Kelsey’s
2265 N. Lincoln
Large portions of American fare & specialty cocktails in a casual setting with comfy booths & TVs.

King Crab House
1816 N. Halsted
Serving the neighborhood delicious seafood for over 40 years, King Crab is Chicago’s oldest crab house.

LP’s T.A.P. House
2251 N. Lincoln
A lively pub with ales available in tall beer towers, a bar food menu & a dance floor upstairs.

Lincoln Station
2430-32 N. Lincoln
Local hangout with a focus on local beer, large menu (with many stuffed potatoes) & daily specials.

Parlay Lincoln Park
950 W. Wrightwood
Parlay is a lively, ultramodern sports parlor and dining establishment. With a high-energy atmosphere with elevated bar fare, it aims to be a quintessential gathering spot for sports lovers.

Ranalli’s
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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Broken Barrel Bar
2548 N. Southport
Inventive cuisine & crafted cocktails are served at this industrial chic hangout with brick walls. Outdoor seating available.

Armitage – Halsted

Beaumont
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.

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba
2024 N. Halsted
Enjoy Spanish-inspired sweet & savory favorites and a Bloody Mary bar. Outdoor seating available.

Don Pez Fish Tacos
844 W. Armitage
Fishing for great bites, satisfying fish-lovers appetite, Don Pez cooks up what he describes as Chicago’s tastiest fish taco. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Glascott’s Groggery
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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Kincade’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. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

Ramen-san
1962 N. Halsted
Ramen-san is a neighborhood noodle joint that slings hot broth, ice-cold beer and the best ’90s hip-hop in town. It’s open for lunch, dinner, late-night dining seven days a week.

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