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Best bars in West Loop, Chicago

Burger Joint
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“Rated #1 burger in the US, get the bacon and fried egg on it - you're welcome ;-) Put you name on the list and cruise around west loop there are so many other amazing places to see and experience while you wait. Perhaps a cocktail at the Hoxton, Lonewolf or Money Gun. rooftop view at Cabra or games at some local game spots around the area.”
160 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“BBQ meats that melt in your mouth - add a side of mac and cheese and a fresh beer from the tap and you're in for the start of a good night! ”
53 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Make a reservation and venture to the Fulton Market neighborhood if you like beer, pork, and oysters, as that's what they serve at the Publican.”
53 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“If you eat at one restaurant in Chicago - it's this one. This is the restaurant that convinced us to move from California to Chicago. Protip - Get the dates!”
53 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“The Aviary offers some of the most innovative & creative cocktails in the city! It's also brought to you by the Alinea Group and it's located in a cool part of town, Fulton Market.”
46 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great bar/pub vibe, classic American cuisine. Patio with stylish lighting during the summer.”
34 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Whatever you order as your entrée, make sure to put in an order for a side of green beans and a side of lentils. Note: if butter is not your idea of a good time, then stick to the craft cocktails!”
41 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great ambiance for dates or a night out with friends. Loved the live music venue - drinks and a show are always a good recipe for making memories. I saw the legendary Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind, & Fire here and it was a treat!”
30 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Biker bar vibe, super friendly bartenders, great food (try the cheese curds), and half off a HUGE whiskey selection on Wednesdays”
35 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great brewery with tons of beers, they also have flights and small tasting portions of all the beers so you can try them all! I like to go go here while I'm waiting for my Au Cheval reservation.”
29 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Restaurant Row: Bar/restaurant with major bacon and craft beer delicacies.”
21 locals recommend
Bistro
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“RM Champagne is such a neat spot...perhaps the most romantic bar in the entire city. The dim lighting, candles, and French inspired decorations really make it unforgettable. The outside patio area is also beautiful. It is nice to sit outside on a summer night. The outside area closes at midnight on Saturday but you can head inside and stay until 2am. I have tried several different champagnes and have never been disappointed, they are always excellent. The bartenders are friendly. If you like strong drinks, definitely try my favorite drink called the Great Scott, which is their take on the classic Old Fashioned. Also, 5-8pm on Tuesdays, oysters are just $1.”
19 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Hands down my favorite restaurant in the city! Favorites: any of their fish crudos, grilled octopus, wild mushroom pizza, and s'mores hot chocolate!!!!!!!!”
10 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Lively eatery with colorful decor, festive vibe & food from South America, Spain & the Caribbean. So much fun!”
20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Neighborhood tavern with an old-school vibe offering craft beers, classic cocktails & savory pies.”
17 locals recommend
Noodle House
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“Tiny, hidden ramen spot in an underground space beneath Green Street Smoked Meats in the West Loop. Have a drink at the bar upstairs while you wait for a table!”
16 locals recommend