The Best Happy Hour Specials In 25 Neighborhoods
By Jim Bochnowski in Food on Aug 4, 2015 7:09PM
The Betty (Photo by Eric Kleinberg)
If you're looking for a place to drink right after work in your neck of the woods, this can serve as a good jumping off point. But there are still lots of other bars that haven't planned their Happy Hours yet, so keep your eyes peeled for more. Here are our picks for 25 neighborhoods spanning the city from Hyde Park to Rogers Park.
Lizard's Liquid Lounge - 3058 W Irving Park Road. Daily, rotating happy hour specials from 4 to 7.
Pork Shoppe - 5721 N Clark Street. Tuesdays from 3-6: $3 pints. Wednesday from 3-6: $5 Ginger Beer Cocktails. Thursday from 3-6: $6 glasses of wine, Friday from 3-6 $5 summer cocktails
Sidetrack - 3349 North Halsted. Monday through Thursday from 3 to 6: $3 frozen drinks, well drinks and domestic beer. Friday from 6 to 9: $4 frozen drinks.
The Lodge - 21 W. Division Street. Monday from 4 to 7: $3 craft and import drafts & $3 Jameson. Tuesday from 4 to 7: $2 domestic drafts & $3 Jim Beam family drinks. Wednesday from 4 to 7: $3 craft and import drafts & $3 Fireball. Thursday from 4 to 7: $2 domestic drafts & $3 Tullamore DEW. Friday from 4 to 7: $3 any drafts & $3 call drinks
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A10 Hyde Park - 1462 E 53rd Street. Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 PM: $8 Draft Cocktails, $6 select wine by the glass and $4 select beer by the bottle.
Kirkwood - 2934 N Sheffield Street. Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7: Half-priced draft beer, mixed drinks and glasses of wine.
Castaways - 1603 N. Lake Shore Drive. Tuesdays from 4 to 8: Half priced margaritas. Wednesdays from 3 to 6: $4 import and craft beers. Thursdays all day, $22 buckets of domestic beer
Carola's Hansa Clipper - 4659 N Lincoln Avenue. Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 7: $5 "You Call It" drinks, which includes "all 1/2 L German Draft Beers, wine, Underberg, Julius Echter, Moscow Mules, Mojitos, Bloody Marys, shots, single rocks, bombs, & cocktails."
Bascule Wine Bar - 1421 W Taylor Street. Mondays through Thursdays from 3 to 6:30: $3 glasses of wine and half priced appetizers.
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Osteria Langhe - 2824 W. Armitage. Tuesdays through Thursdays from 5:30 to 7: Half-priced cocktails at the bar.
Jack's Place - 68 E. Wacker Place. Mondays through Fridays from 5 to 7: $5 beer, $5 wine glasses, $5 custom cocktails.
Pippin's Tavern - 806 N. Rush Street. Mondays through Fridays from 6:10 to 6:40: $2 well drinks and domestic drafts.
Brownstone - 3937 N Lincoln Avenue. Mondays through Thursdays from 5 to 7 and Fridays from 3:30 to 5:30: Half-priced draft beer, mixed drinks and glasses of wine.
Woodie's Flat - 1535 N Wells. Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 6: Half-priced Ketel One, Jack Daniels, Captain Morgan and Don Julio drinks, plus $2 beer of the month and half-priced Revolution drafts.
Ph.D Pub - 1257 S. Halsted Street. Mondays through Thursdays from 5-7 and Fridays from 7-9: Half-priced well drinks and boilermakers
HIghline - 169 W Kinzie Street. Mondays through Wednesdays from 7-10 and Fridays from 3 to 5: Half-priced draft beer, mixed drinks and glasses of wine.
Rogers Park Social - 6920 N. Glenwood Avenue. Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 7: $5 Moscow Mules, $2 off any beer and shot combos and $5 glasses of select wines.
Commonwealth - 2000 Roscoe Street. Fridays from 3 to 6: $6 craft cocktails.
Mercat a la Planxa - 638 S Michigan Avenue. Tuesdays through Thursdays from 4 to 6: Half-priced sangria and cocktails.
Streeter's Tavern - 50 E. Chicago Avenue. Mondays from 4:30 to 7: $12 craft pitchers. Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7: $3 domestic drafts. Wednesdays from 4:30 to 7: $4 Bacardi drinks. Thursdays from 4:30 to 7: $5 Milagro tequila.
Crew Bar and Grill - 4804 N Broadway Street. Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 7: $4 seasonal cocktails.
The Betty - 839 W. Fulton Market. Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 6: Half-priced draft beer, $8 select wines and $8 featured cocktails.
Mahoney's Pub & Grille- 551 N. Ogden Avenue. Mondays through Fridays from 5-8: $1 Bud and Bud Light bottles.
Modern Asian Kitchen- Mondays through Fridays from 5 to 7: $3 beers (except Sapporo or Hitachino).
Irish Oak- Mondays through Fridays from 6 to 8 when the Cubs are away: Half-priced Ketel One, Jack Daniels, Captain Morgan and Don Julio Drinks, plus $2 beer of the month and half-priced Revolution drafts.
Know of any specials in Avondale, Beverly, Bridgeport, Bronzeville, Chinatown, Edgewater, Irving Park, Jefferson Park, Kenwood, Little Village, North Park, Portage Park, Pullman, South Shore, West Ridge or Woodlawn? Drop us a line or let us know in the comments.