Arbella is a cocktail lounge next to and owned by the same people as Tanta that complements the restaurant well. Its high ceilings, brick walls, and colorful murals make it a comfortable place to sit, but the cocktail list is what you’re really here for - it reads like a map of the world in alcohol form. Try something you’ve never had before, like a PB&J cocktail. This is a great place to catch-up with friends or take a date.
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3 Greens Market
3 Greens Market has a lot going on: Small Cheval burgers, Dillman’s pastrami, salad bar, coffee, booze, and ping pong. Feel free to hang out.
Roka Akor is a trendy Japanese restaurant in River North that has great food but is also expensive.
Chicago Cut Steakhouse
Chicago Cut is a great steakhouse right on the river ideal for special occasions and power business meals.
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Kimski is a Korean-Polish bar part of Maria’s Community Tavern in Bridgeport, and it’s an excellent spot for a casual hang over food and drinks.
Happy Camper is a semi-sports bar in Old Town that's more about eating pizza and socializing than it is watching anything on T.V.
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Pub Royale is an Anglo-Indian pub serving excellent cocktails and Indian inspired food. It’s a unique, delicious, and fun time.
Scofflaw is a gin-focused cocktail lounge in Logan Square with solid food. They also give out free, freshly baked chocolate chip cookies at midnight.
Billy Sunday is an old-school inspired cocktail lounge in Logan Square with a few solid food options as well.
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