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Avondale

  • Anelya

Anelya from Chefs Johnny Clark and Beverly Kim has launched a brand-new Happy Hour Tuesday through Friday from 5-6 p.m. Chef Clark is offering a ‘Ukrainian Handshake’ with an Obolon Lager and a housemade Piana Vyshnya paired with Freph Erishky (Ukrainian bun) stuffed with cabbage, sauerkraut and tomato all for $15.  

  • Smoque Steak

Smoque Steak – from the founders of Smoque BBQ – has launched happy hour in its wine bar on Wednesdays & Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. every week. 

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Photo courtesy of Smoque Steak

Gold Coast

  • Maple & Ash

Maple & Ash is launching a Late Night Happy Hour. Maple is rolling out a late night deal every night in its ground floor bar from 9pm to 11pm, featuring cocktails (from their Tales of the Cocktail honored list) and select wines for $15. 

  • Adorn Bar & Restaurant 

Happy Hour is available Sunday- Thursday from 4-6 p.m., featuring $10 wines by the glass, cocktails, and bites. 

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Old Town

  • Old Town Pour House

Old Town Pour House’s Happy Hour takes place Monday thru Friday, 4pm – 6pm and includes drink and food specials. The restaurant offers $2 off all local drafts, the backyard flight, select hard seltzers, well drinks, and wine glasses. Food specials include half-price Bar Bites like Pretzel Bites, Cheese Curds, Popcorn Chicken, Fried Pickles, Kung Pao Cauliflower, Buffalo Chicken Dip and Queso Dip.

  • LG's Bar & Kitchen

Kick off your weekend early at LG’s Bar & Kitchen, located in the Old Town neighborhood. On Fridays, from 12 to 7:00 p.m., the restaurant offers an all-day happy hour. Diners can choose $7 selected cocktails and $8 bites, including chicken tinga tacos and a Drive-thru Burger.

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Photo courtesy of Old Town Pour House

Ravenswood

  • Cultivate by Forbidden Root

Cultivate by Forbidden Root hosts guests for happy hour Monday – Thursday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm and Fridays from 3:00 – 5:00pm. They offer their Cultivate beer flight but also $2 oysters every Tuesday.

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River North

  • Celeste

Celeste's new happy hour launched April 3rd. Prices range from $6-$10 across the food and spirits offerings, available Wednesday through Friday from 5pm to 7pm at the first floor Whiskey Bar and second floor Deco Supper Club. 

  • Olio e Più

Happy Hour is available Monday through Friday, from 3pm to 6 pm and is available at the bar only. Guests will find the following deals: House Wine $10, Cocktails $10, Food $10.

  • La Grande Boucherie 

The French spot in River North has a 'Green Hour" every Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm that is available at the bar only: Beer $7, House Wine $10, Cocktail $11, Absinthe $12 and Hors D'oeuvres (prices vary).

  • I|O Godfrey

Happy Hour takes place Tuesday-Thursday 2pm-5pm & Friday 12pm-3pm. The menu features Beet Hummus, Grilled Flatbread, Tahini Wagyu Beef Sliders, Blistered Shishito Peppers, Signature Black Truffle Fries, Edamame, Avocado Toast, And Caprese Flatbread. Beverages Include Frosé All Day, Godfreeze, Ketel One cocktails, and Maker’s Mark cocktails. Wine choices include: Achaval Ferrer Malbec, I|O House Chardonnay, I|O House Red, And Valdo Prosecco. Cocktail flights include tasting size portions of 5 kitchen cocktails: Amethyst Destiny, Scarlet Haze, I|O Cosmo, Bourbonberry Lemonade, Chef’s Margarita, and an assortment of Macarons. 

  • Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila offers Happy Hour every Monday - Friday 4 - 7pm. The menu includes appetizers like Chips and Salsa, Nachos, Cheese Quesadillas and Sweet Chili Jalapeno Wings, specials on tacos, draft margarita, cocktails, shots and beer.

  • Siena Tavern

Siena Tavern offers Happy Hour Monday - Thursday 3pm-5pm. The menu features Bruschetta, Housemade Sliders, Tavern Formaggio Flambe, and Tavern Fries. Drink Specials include Classic Martini, Espresso Martini, Citrus Julep, Violet Mule and sommelier selection. 

  • Hard Rock Chicago

Hard Rock Chicago offers Happy Hour Monday-Friday, 4:00pm-7:00pm. The menu features half-priced appetizers including Classic Nachos, Cauliflower Wings, Wings in your choice of Buffalo Style or grilled with dry seasoning or tossed in Hard Rock’s Classic Rock, Tangy or Heavy Metal sauces, Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta and Tupelo Chicken Tenders. Drink specials include $4 Drafts of Goose Island, Revolution, Metropolitan and Half Acre, $5 select well cocktails, and $5 pours of house red and white wine.

  • The Smith

Martini Hour from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Diners can select discounted specialty martinis and bites. On the menu, ethe Espresso Martini, The Dirty Martini, Midtown Manhattan No. 3, Lychee Gimlet, Basil Lemon Drop, and more for $12. For those looking for a light bite, half a dozen oysters for $13 and The Royale seafood platter, which includes a Shrimp Cocktail, Oysters, and Salmon Tartare for just $39.00. Other specialty bites, such as Potato Chips and Blue Cheese Fondue, Black Truffle Arancini, Fries, and more, are also available for purchase.

  • Rosebud on Rush

Happy hour at Rosebud from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. $6 bites, selected wines, and well cocktails, including options like meatball sliders, fish tacos, and mini spicy beef burritos.

  • Sifr

Sifr has launched a weekday happy hour available in their downstairs bar and upstairs on the rooftop daily. Monday through Friday from 5pm-6pm, guests can select from all house cocktails and house wines for only $6, to accompany an array of bites like the Herb Falafel, Hummus & Pita, Manoushe, and Spiced Shawarma Fried Chicken. Reservations are available on OpenTable.

  • Pigtail by José Andrés

Guests can stop by for Social Hour Tuesday through Friday from 5-6 p.m.

  • Jaleo by José Andrés

Sangria Hour is available Monday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. featuring discounted sangria, cocktails, wine, tapas, and more.

  • 101 Patio Bar & Grill

101 Patio Bar & Grill has just launched a new Happy Hour program. Curated by Executive Chef Khelil, guests can select items for $10 during happy hour, available Sunday through Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm. Choose between options like Lamb Hummus, Spread Trio with Za'atar Pita, Bruschetta Toast, and more. Meals are encouraged to be paired with a specialty cocktail for another $10. For those not-so-nice Summer days, 101 Patio Bar & Grill also boasts an indoor bar with ample seating to take advantage of. 

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Photo courtesy of Kevin Hartmann for Celeste

Streeterville/Navy Pier

  • Reunion

Reunion at Navy Pier has a new happy hour Reunion offers southern-style cuisine from Chef Art Smith. 2-6pm Bar Area Only, Monday - Friday.

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South Loop

  • Chicago Firehouse Restaurant

The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant features a variety of happy hour deals for their guests. Tuesday – Friday from 4:00pm – 5:30pm deals begin at $5. Oysters, black truffle and mushroom aracini or the lobster bisque, will pair with the 50% off spirits and cocktails. Also half off bottles of wine on Wine Down Wednesdays.

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The Loop

  • Depot

Depot, located at the Canopy Hotel, offers happy hour deals starting at $7. The retro restaurant hosts guests for happy hour every Monday – Friday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm from their signature cocktails to their pesto margarita flatbreads.

  • Rosebud Randolph

Happy hour at Rosebud from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. $6 bites, selected wines, and well cocktails, including options like meatball sliders, fish tacos, and mini spicy beef burritos.

  • Kindling

Kindling’s early bird happy hour menu is from 3-5:30 p.m., half-off plates of Chef Sawyer’s menu items, from Confit Chicken Wings to the Twice Cooked Sweet Potato, pairing with their wine list or cocktail menu inspired by iconic Chicago bars. 

  • Boleo

Boleo, the Kimpton Gray Hotel’s rooftop restaurant and lounge, has happy hour specials, available Tuesday through Saturday from 3-6 p.m.

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West Loop

  • Komo

Komo offers a happy hour every day from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Komo’s options include fried karaage bao, Japanese tacos, and spicy tuna crunch. Pair those items with half off featured specialty cocktails every Tuesday – Friday.

  • Bodega Taqueria y Tequila

Bodega Taqueria y Tequila offers Happy Hour every Monday - Friday 4 - 7pm. The menu includes appetizers like Chips and Salsa, Nachos, Cheese Quesadillas and Sweet Chili Jalapeno Wings, specials on tacos, draft margarita, cocktails, shots and beer.

  • Bar Siena

Bar Siena West Loop offers Happy Hour Monday - Thursday 3pm-5pm. Food specials include Mini Roasted Meatballs, Focaccia Bites, prime Steak Carpaccio, Antipasti Trio, and Mini Homemade Sliders. Drinks special include a selection of cocktails, Siena Sangria, canned/bottled beer and seltzer. 

  • Bandit

Bandit’s Happy Hour takes place Monday - Thursday, 4pm - 6pm, and Friday, 12pm - 3pm. The Happy Hour menu features half-priced bar bites including Crispy Mozz Thiccs, Kung Pao Cauliflower, and Nashville Hot Chicken Tenders. Drinks specials include Rose, Spritz, Tito’s cocktails, cocktail of the week, and Dad Beer of The Day. 

  • Fioretta

Fioretta’s Cocktail Hour takes place in the bar area Monday-Friday 3:30- 5:30pm and features classic cocktails & select bar bites. Food choices include Zeppole, Bigne, Cannoli, Tuna Tartare, Shrimp Cocktail, Oysters, Prosciutto Di San Daniele, Burrata & Cherry Tomatoes, Octopus Carpaccio, and Shellfish Tower. Libations include a selection of cocktails and wine. 

  • Proxi

Diners can choose 1/2-priced bites and sips. Available in the bar, lounge, and patio, diners can choose half-priced appetizers like the Tempura Elotes and Mini Al Pastor Hotdogs to pair with $9 glasses of wine and select cocktails including Fancy Feathers, Fuzzy Handcuffs and Roku G&T! Available on Monday through Fridays from 4:00-6:30 p.m.In addition to happy hour, diners can also choose to choose items from the full a la carte menu or participate in the four-course “Chef’s Menu.” 

  • El Che Steakhouse & Bar

El Che Steakhouse & Bar is offering happy hour on Sundays-Friday from 5-6 p.m. at the bar. On the happy hour menu, diners can select from Grilled Oysters, Empanadas, Beef Fat Fries, Steak Frites, Lobster Frites, and more at a discounted price. Also available, sip on wines by the glass or a seasonal cocktail. 

  • BLVD Steakhouse

Every Sunday through Thursday from 4:30 to close, guests can choose from array of beverage offerings. The following will be available in both the dining room and on the restaurant’s full season Atrium: Signature Sundays - half-off BLVD signature cocktails, Martini Mondays - half-off martinis, Tasting Tuesdays - special rotating wine flights, Whiskey Wednesdays - special whiskey flights, Vintage Thursdays - at-cost glass pours of vintage wine.

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Photo courtesy of Komo

West Town

  • Forbidden Root

Forbidden Root offers happy hour deals every Monday – Thursday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm and Friday from 3:00pm – 5:00pm. Guests can choose their salt and vinegar popcorn, beer cheese and crackers, or the house spicy beef jerky. Forbidden Root’s staple beer flight is $10.

  • Brasero

Tuesdays through Sundays from 5-7 p.m., guests can join Brasero at the bar for discounted bites and sips. Available on Sundays through Thursdays, single orders of Brasero’s signature Grilled Oyster, Grilled Prawns, and more. Diners can sip on house red or white wine, Brasero House Punch, and select signature cocktails as well.

  • Ina Mae Tavern

Stop by West Town’s Ina Mae Tavern every Tuesday through Thursday for Five for $5 at 5pm! Enjoy $5 hushpuppies, deviled eggs, fried pickles, cajun fries, and beignets until 7pm. Quench your thirst with one (or two) of their $5 house cocktails including a Spicy Margarita, Paloma, Frosé, Ina’s Whiskey Punch, and Spiteful Bayou Brew.

  • Lemon

Announcing "After Hour" at Lemon, a late night happy hour featuring industry deals and dessert cocktails like their Carajillo with Licor 43 and Los Magos Sotol, as well as some of their very own originals like the Port Flip and Stanky Boix Sundae made with Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. All cocktails $10 from 9p-11p, plus $5 beer-shot combos, and discounted sherry and amaro pours. Entry is free, though donations for the band are welcomed.

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Wicker Park 

  • Valedor

Valedor offers deals on drinks and complimentary rotating tapas to pair during Cantina Hour (every day from 5-7 except for Monday). Featuring a late afternoon lineup of Mexican-meets-Japanese bites such as their Tuna Poke Taco and Cilantro Lime Crispy Rice, whether dining indoors or al fresco, guests can enjoy free tapas when ordering any $12 happy hour cocktail.

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Photo courtesy of Sandy Noto for Valedor

Suburbs

  • Oaken Bistro + Bar (Lake Forest)

Every weekday from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, Oaken presents their happy hour specials, featuring everything from specialty cocktails to small bites. Starting at $7, select from Oaken’s Lemon Parmesan Fries, Truffle Popcorn, Oaxacan Pico de Gallo, and more. Pair your appetizers with their Rain Forester Margarita, Ginger & Spice Manhattan, or Red Oak Tree cocktail, starting at $5.

  • Hearth Lounge (Oakbrook)

Hearth Lounge, within the Hyatt Lodge Oak Brook, offers a special for every day of the week. From Martini Mondays to Draft Tuesdays, Wine Wednesdays, and even Old-Fashioned Thursdays. From 4:00pm to 6:00pm, beverages starting at $5 and 50% off select appetizers.

  • Bar Siena (Skokie)

Bar Siena North Shore offers Happy Hour Monday - Thursday 3pm-5pm. Food specials include Mini Roasted Meatballs, Focaccia Bites, prime Steak Carpaccio, Antipasti Trio, and Mini Homemade Sliders. Drinks special include a selection of cocktails, Siena Sangria, canned/bottled beer and seltzer. 

  • Old Town Pour House (Oak Brook and Naperville)

Old Town Pour House, with locations in Oak Brook (8 Oak Brook Center) and Naperville (1703 Freedom Drive), offers Happy Hour Monday thru Friday, 4pm – 6pm and includes drink and food specials. The restaurant offers $2 off all local drafts, the backyard flight, select hard seltzers, well drinks, and wine glasses. Food specials include half-price Bar Bites like Pretzel Bites, Cheese Curds, Popcorn Chicken, Fried Pickles, Kung Pao Cauliflower, Buffalo Chicken Dip and Queso Dip.

  • Rosebud (Deerfield, Lemont, Naperville)

Happy hour at Rosebud from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. $6 bites, selected wines, and well cocktails, including options like meatball sliders, fish tacos, and mini spicy beef burritos.

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