Once you've rid yourself of the tax man, head out to these Chicagloand spots to drown your sorrows or spend your new found fortune:
aliveOne (Lincoln Park)
Chicagoans who visit aliveOne in Lincoln Park will enjoy tax relief specials including half-off all beer and cocktails from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. along with $2 and $3 select craft pints all night.
Brando’s Speakeasy (South Loop)
After filing and wrapping up the work day, patrons can head to Brando's Speakeasy for a Tax Day Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Specials include $5 Makers Mark Boiler Makers, $4 Bulleit Rye Old Fashioneds, $3 Absolut Moscow Mules, half-off all Revolution beers, $3 flatbreads and small pizzas, and $5 cheese and meat trays.
Commonwealth Tavern (Roscoe Village)
In recognition of Tax Day on Tuesday, April 18, Chicagoans who visit Commonwealth can get some tax relief with $4 Blue Moon Pints and $15 Miller Lite and Coors Light buckets.
Easy Bar (Wicker Park)
Guests can forget about adulting on Tax Day while they enjoy a Retro Video Game Night at Easy Bar with everyone's favorite old school games from Sega, Super Nintendo and Nintendo NES classic. To kick off the night, there will be a half-off everything happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. along with $2 and $3 select beers, available until close.
Estelle’s (Wicker Park)
Chicagoans who need some tax relief can visit Estelle's in Wicker Park for a half-off everything happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. as well as $2 and $3 select beers all evening.
Hakka Bakka (Lincoln Park Park)
Chicagoans looking for a little Tax Day relief on Tuesday, April 18 will enjoy several specials at Hakka Bakka in Lincoln Park. With a purchase of $15 or more, guests will receive a free side of six mini Veggie Samosas (normally $3.50) as well as a complimentary cup of Masala Chai (Indian tea).
Kizuki Ramen (Wicker Park)
Kizuki is hoping to help patrons save some money on Tax Day by offering cheap Happy Hour specials from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Specials include $1 beers with a signature ramen purchase, $3 to $4 izakaya dishes and $4 to $6 drink specials.
MAK: Modern Asian Kitchen (Wicker Park)
Patrons who find out they are not receiving a return on Tax Day can drown their sorrows in MAK's Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring $3 beers (excluding Sapporo and Hitachino) as well as half-price alcohol with any purchase all day.
Remedy Bar (Bucktown)
For patrons looking for some tax relief, Remedy in Bucktown will offer a Tax Day Beer-and-a-Shot combo featuring a Miller High Life bottle with an Evan Williams shot for only $8. Guests can also enjoy an after-work, half-off everything happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. along with $2 and $3 select beers all evening.
Roanoke Restaurant (The Loop)
Located in the heart of Chicago's Loop, Roanoke Restaurant invites guests to a special "Tax Day Happy Hour" party on Tuesday, April 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can either celebrate good news or take advantage of tax relief drink specials like $6 Absolut Vodka cocktails, $7 margaritas, and $5 glasses of Canyon Road wine (cabernet, chardonnay and pinot grigio). Food specials will include $3 Roanoke Chips (hand-cut salt and vinegar chips), $6 sliders, and Buffalo Wings ($6-half dozen, $12- dozen).
Tavern on Little Fort (North Center)
In recognition of Tax Day on Tuesday, April 18, Tavern on Little Fort will offer a cheap meal combo featuring a tavern burger and tall boy for only $10. Guests can also drink $5 tall boys all evening.
The Owl (Logan Square)
Guests who filed their taxes early may want to take advantage of The Owl's early bird special from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring half-off all cocktails and beers. The Owl will also feature $2 and $3 select beers all evening.
Tuscany on Taylor (University Village)
In recognition of Tax Day on Tuesday, April 18, guests who visit Tuscany on Taylor will enjoy a "2 For Tuesday" special from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. featuring half-off appetizers with the purchase of any two drinks (drinks can include soda, tea, coffee, juices, cocktails or beer). The special is available in the bar area only.