3511 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 935 6669
Located in Wrigleyville, the Irish Oak is a traditional Irish pub with a very casual ambiance. Woodwork in the interiors and flooring and antiques in several corners, give the place a very rustic look. Featuring two rooms, guests can head to the main room for lounging around with pals or opt for the smaller room for some privacy. Savor typical Irish cuisine, with loads of Gaelic preparations. Apart from the cozy ambiance and tasty food, the pub is known for it's live music specials. Sit back with a glass of Guinness and take in the lively scene complete with some original music played by upcoming bands and musicians.
3485 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 755 3980
A very good addition the the nightlife on Clark Street is teh upscale club 'Tryst'. Though comprising of only two rooms for lounging, it makes a good venue for events and private functions as well. Sporting striking interiors, complete with touches of stainless steel, the chic decor complements the equally happening vibe of this place. With a buzzing schedule of DJ nights and themed specials, there is always something to look forward to at Tryst. Known for it's premium martinis, the bar also features six taps of beer and a host of other drinks to enliven your spirits. Couple your drink with an appetizer or salad from the menu. Promising a fun social scene, singles might just have a 'tryst' with someone interesting.
2833 North Sheffield Avenue Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 477 3661
If you ever wished you were lost on a tropical island and yet couldn't make it, Come to Uncle Fatty's-a Tropical Island in the heard of Lakeview. Decorated to give it a very equatorial look, this place transports you to beaches in Jamaica. With a diverse crowd, the ambiance is noisy, peppy and buzzing with coversations. Drinks specials are available at standard rates and regular live performances enliven the scene.
3664 N Clark Street (between Patterson Avenue & Waveland Avenue) Chicago, IL 60613 +1 773 525 1898
The lively staff and impressive beer selection makes this sports bar a popular stop on the Clark Street circuit. So popular in fact, that it's not unusual for patrons to be crowded on the patio or sidewalk. This is also one of your best bets for finding some die-hard Cubs fans before and after a game. Popular menu items include grilled cheese, Italian beef sandwiches and Polish sausages. There are frequent drink specials that change weekly, as well as an eclectic mix of music, with everything from salsa to hip hop being blaring throughout the night. - Gina Rosemellia
3660 N Clark Street (between Elm Street & Maple Street) Chicago, IL 60610 +1 773 755 4444
Located in the bustling Wrigleyville neighborhood, this bar is one of the best places to catch a Cubs home game. With five different bars, a special VIP area and a patio on the roof, guests are given many ways to spend the evening. The food menu is extensive, with options such as New York Strip Steak, Bacon Cheddar Burger and Chicken Picatta rounding out the more traditional nachos and chicken wings. Thursdays feature drink and appetizer specials, and despite their heavy private party list, there is an event open to the public nearly every night of the week. Check website for details. - Gina Rosemellia
3801 N Ashland Avenue (between Byron Street & Grace Street) Chicago, IL 60613 +1 773 348 2767
Within walking distance of Wrigley Field, this English and Irish pub is a hit with sports fans. European soccer matches, and college football and basketball games are on regular rotation on their 30 televisions. Aside from that, you can find quiz nights and improv throughout the week. The menu offers typical bar snacks, as well as some lofty daily specials, such as Bangers and Mash, and Irish Boiled Bacon and Cabbage. There is an impressive variety of draft beer, some with interesting names like Ram Rod London Bitter. Since this place is often packed, the staff knows how to keep up on even the most hectic nights. Check their website for a list of specials and weekly events. - Gina Rosemellia
3745 North Southport Avenue Chicago, IL 60613 +1 773 325 1700
The small 300-seater Mercury Theater provides an intimate viewing experience in Chicago. It has been the host for several small productions, local theater companies and has a rich history behind it. After a hiatus of several decades, the new owners of the building restored it to its earlier function as a theater. The beautiful interiors spell old-world charm. Also, close by is, Music Box Theatre. Theater building also houses the Cullen's Bar & Grill while the Blue Bayou is just down the road.
3035 North Hoyne Avenue Chicago, IL 60618 +1 312 742 7785
The Hamlin Park Theatre, located in the windy city of Chicago is a fantastic place to check out some fabulous dance performances. Dance enthusiasts regularly visit the place to check out great dance artists and troops at work, and it is a pretty famous location for the youngsters of the city. The theater has excellent facilities for lighting and sound, and the ambience matches its excellent decor and seating. Definitely a place to check out if you are a dance enthusiast.
3175 North Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 472 3492
Lakeshore Theater seems to cater to performances that involve comedy, hence its punch line declares 'The Art of Comedy'. However don't work by it, they do have quite a many performances from various genres of visual arts apart from the comic ones. The theater has a seating capacity of a little over 300 and serves as a good place to enjoy performing arts.
3258 North Southport Avenue Corner of Southport and School Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 528 8226
Best Neighborhood Bar in Lakeview in a the Best of Chicago 2007; is Schoolyard Tavern & Grill. The interiors take you back to college with a library-like feel. The food list is small yet impressive with Chicken Tortilla, The Principal Burger, and kids stuff like Dino Chix. A great venue for meets, you can also drink up from one of the delectable choices; the Paringa Cabernet, Blue Moon Belgian White and more. If nothing else you can just watch games on any one of the 16 screens put up near the bar.