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

80 Proof
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.

Benchmark Bar
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. Outdoor seating available.

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!

Kibbitznest Books, Brews & Blarney
2212 N. Clybourn
Offbeat hangout offering beer, wine & coffee plus snacks in laptop-free digs with books & games.

The Albion Manor
1480 W. Webster
The Albion Manor is an English Pub & Cocktail Parlour offering fine food and beverages in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.

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.

Frank’s Bar
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 outdoor patio!

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

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.

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.

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 storefront with seasonal outdoor seating.

Dom’s Kitchen and Market
2730 N. Halsted
Dom’s is serving up well-crafted, locally sourced, globally-inspired food made to order using the carefully curated food found in their market. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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

Fancy Plants Kitchen
1443 W. Fullerton
Fancy Plants Kitchen is a dedicated team of professionals who are intent on creating ever greater experiences in the arena of plant based cooking.

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.

H&C Pour House
2470 N. Lincoln
Laid-back hangout serving small plates, classic comfort fare & desserts, plus innovative cocktails. Outdoor and dog-friendly seating available.

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.

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.

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.

The 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

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.

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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