Five Foodie-Friendly Happy Hours in Chicago

Five Foodie-Friendly Happy Hours in Chicago, Flickr: cherrylet The Windy City is a great place to visit, especially in the late afternoon/early evening, when most happy hours get underway. Here are my top five recommendations for places to whet your whistle and get a great bite to eat.

Central Standard
169 W. Kinzie St
Chicago, IL
Stop into this popular gastropub for an innovative craft cocktail, one (more more!) of 40 beers on tap, or a glass of wine from the well-curated wine list. Grab some hearty eats made from locally sourced ingredients off the main menu, or indulge in $2 happy hour tacos from 3-7 p.m. on weeknights.

Girl and the Goat
809 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL
The incomparable Girl & the Goat opens at 4:30 every day and stays open until 11 p.m. on weeknights and until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. Known for its craft beers, diverse and delicious menu (divided into three categories: vegetable, fish, meat) and diverse wine list, Girl & the Goat is sure to please even the choosiest of foodies. (pictured is duck tongues with tuna poke & crispy wontons)


Union Sushi and Barbecue Bar
230 W Erie St
Chicago, IL
Union Sushi and Barbecue Bar offers one of the best happy hour deals in Chicago. Special pricing between 5:00-6:30 includes: $1 oysters, $2 beef fillet skewers, and $4 shrimp tempura rolls. Pair those tasty eats with a craft beer or glass of sake and you’re all set.  

The Gage
24 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
Located near Millennium Park, the Gage is a gorgeous gastropub serving upscale comfort food, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys in a sophisticated vintage atmosphere. It’s a great place to bring that very discerning foodie in your life.

Barcito
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60654
This Spanish-influenced Barcito offers a daily “Tapas Time” during which you can order a delicious mixed drink and get great deals on small plates (I recommend the pork belly sliders.)  Salud!

 

Photo: cherrylet


Post your Comments












Book with OneTravel

  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Cars
From:
To:
Click here for calendar
Time:
Click here for calendar
Time:
Adults:
Seniors: (65+)
Children:(2-11)
Infants on lap:
Infants on seat:
Class:
Save on Bookings with 3+ pax
or hotel stays of 3+ nights
this month withSM25

RecentPosts

  • Stay, See, Savor: 24 Hours in AustinComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Jen Westmoreland Bouchard, last post 15 Oct 2014
  • A dynamic and eclectic city that is steeped in history, Austin is one of the true gems of Texas. You’ll definitely want to spend more than twenty-four hours here, but if that’s all you’ve got, here are my suggestions for where to stay, what to see, and what to savor....read more

  • 5 Big Exhibitions in London NowComments: 1Rating: 0 / 0

    1
  • By:Chris Osburn, last post 14 Oct 2014
  • This week sees the annual Frieze Art Fair descend upon London. With it comes a scope of art related activities and satellite events across town with some of London's best known galleries taking advantage of this time of heightened buzz to put on their biggest shows of the year. Here's a list of five of the biggest exhibitions around town that are on now and well worth checking out....read more

  • 4 Travel Lessons Learned From Christopher Columbus’ MistakesComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Suzy Guese, last post 13 Oct 2014
  • Before you set sail on your own travels of discovery, be sure to keep these travel lessons in mind, all learned from the mistakes of Columbus. He might have sailed the ocean blue, but he didn’t always go about travel in the best of ways....read more

  • 5 Scan-tastic Reasons to Visit Sweden's Koster IslandsComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Chris Osburn, last post 10 Oct 2014
  • About a month back I had the pleasure of visiting the Koster Islands, Sweden's most westerly populated (if only sparsely) islands. Just south of the Norwegian coast, it’s a rugged and beautiful part of the world and a great place to “get away from it all” without having to give up on any creature comforts....read more

  • October is National Poetry Month in Great BritainComments: 0Rating: 0 / 0


  • By:Jen Westmoreland Bouchard, last post 09 Oct 2014
  • Throughout the month of October, Great Britain celebrates historic and contemporary poets. Founded in 2000, National Poetry Month kicks off on National Poetry Day, which is typically held on the first Thursday of October (this year it was October 2nd). The festivities continue all month long with poetry readings, book releases, library events, and educational opportunities....read more