The Best Truly Local Bars in Chicago

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Chicago has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

Au Cheval – Classy diner

Au Cheval – Classy diner

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“Au Cheval” Chicago is, as I like to say, ‘one classy joint’. If there was a must try item on the menu it’s the burger. And they have over 30 beers on tap!

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B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted – Northside blues bar

B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted – Northside blues bar

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“B.L.U.E.S. on Halsted” is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, inviting willing patrons to enjoy something uniquely Chicago, the blues. I love this bar.

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Bar Takito – Tacos & margaritas

Bar Takito – Tacos & margaritas

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“Bar Takito” in Chicago has some of the best and most creative margaritas in the city. I like it for their happy hour and their avocado pine nut guacamole!

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Bird’s Nest – Best wings in Chicago

Bird’s Nest – Best wings in Chicago

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“Bird’s Nest” Chicago has the best buffalo wings in the city. I can say that this restaurant’s got it where it counts: the flavor, the crunch, & the size.

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Broken Shaker – Creative craft cocktails

Broken Shaker – Creative craft cocktails

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The “Broken Shaker” is one of Chicago’s best-kept hidden gems. It’s the perfect intimate spot to enjoy the diverse tastes and flavors of the city…

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