If you’re looking for a fun night out, the Lincoln Park neighborhood is packed with hot spots to grab a drink and unwind. From rooftops with killer views to fun dive bars, this charming area has it all.
Check out some of the local’s favorite Lincoln Park bars.
New Bars in the Lincoln Park Area
Lincoln Park has recently debuted a happening bar on Clybourne. Beck’s, a family-friendly establishment, boasts plenty of big screens, unbeatable wings, and a killer patio to enjoy a drink.
Though not opened yet, keep your eyes out for Love Street, soon-to-be Lincoln Park’s newest cocktail bar. The owners of The Victor Bar are bringing another swanky bar to the Lincoln Park neighborhood, offering fresh new drinks and a unique space catering to locals and the nearby DePaul University crowd.
Although it’s already been open for a couple of years, Tapster has recently been gaining more traction among Lincoln Park locals. Chicago’s first fully self-serve craft tasting room allows you to choose and pour your own beer, wine, cocktail, kombucha, and coffee all on draft.
Where to go to Watch the Game and Grab Food
Head over to Old Ground Social for the best spot to view your favorite sports game over some delicious drinks and good grub. Along with plenty of televisions for your viewing pleasure, this modern bar offers an extensive drink selection, a chef-driven food selection, and plenty of games to play, including darts and pool.
Gaslight Bar and Grille is another neighborhood favorite. Here you’ll find three full bars, creative culinary, a spacious year-round patio, and a secluded upper-deck lounge.
Burwood Tap makes for the perfect laid back, no thrills sports bar. Established in 1933, Burwood also boasts one of the longest running bars- sounds like they know what they’re doing.
Where to go for Date Night and a Fun Cocktail
For the perfect date night, complete with tasty cocktails and breathtaking views, be sure to stop by the J Parker, located on top of Hotel Lincoln. This trendy rooftop bar provides hand-crafted cocktails along with sweeping views of Lincoln Park, Lake Michigan, and downtown Chicago.
If you’re in the mood for more of a low key date, cozy up by the fire with a local brew at Beermiscuous. This “coffee shop for beer” offers a wide selection of craft beer, board games, and occasional stand-up and musical performances in the basement.
With plenty of options, rest assured that the Lincoln Park bars can accommodate any vibe you’re looking for on any day of the week.