Nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Revolution Brewing

Raise your fist to Revolution, a big, buzzy, industrial-chic brewpub that fills glasses with heady beers such as the Eugene porter and hopped-up Anti-Hero IPA. The brewmaster here led the way for Chicago's huge craf…
Cocktail Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Estereo

In a neighborhood brimming with trendy drinking establishments, this triangular bar on the corner of Milwaukee and Sacramento avenues sets itself apart by functioning as a café by day—select pastries and locally roa…
Cocktail Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Scofflaw

Scofflaw is a gin joint – literally. The bar specializes in boutique, small-batch gins mixed into gimlets, martinis and other cocktails that get creative with juniper. It's mostly a 30-something crowd sipping from m…
Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Cole's

Cole's is a dive bar with nifty free entertainment. Young scenesters flock in to shoot pool and swill Midwest microbrews (Bell's, Two Brothers) in the front room. Then they head to the back-room stage where bands an…
Cocktail Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Heavy Feather

Modeled after fern bars of the late 1970s and early '80s—plant-adorned drinking establishments replete with wood accents and faux Tiffany lamps (of which T.G.I. Friday's was the first)—Heavy Feather is a darkly lit …
Cocktail Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Lost Lake

Hipsters love a good tiki bar, so Lost Lake popped up in booming Logan Square to meet the need. Take a seat under the bamboo roof by the banana-leaf wallpaper, and swirl a Mystery Gardenia or other tropical drink ma…
Cocktail Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Billy Sunday

Tastemakers at Details magazine named this cocktail haven one of the best new bars in the country. Spiced kola nut, rhubarb sherbet and pineapple bitters are among the ingredients shaken and stirred into Billy’s hig…
Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

California Clipper

The Clipper's retro linoleum and Naugahyde decor hasn't changed much since it opened in 1937. Guys in bowling shirts and ladies in thrift-store dresses dig the lengthy list of cocktails and nightly entertainment (ja…
Club in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Late Bar

Late Bar is off the beaten path on a forlorn stretch of Belmont Ave surrounded by auto-repair shops and Polish bars, though it’s easy to get to via the El. Two DJs opened the club, and its weird, new-wave vibe draws…
Bar in Logan Square & Humboldt Park

Small Bar

Its ace jukebox, affordable food menu and kindly staff make this unpretentious gem an easygoing place to spend an evening in the neighborhood. The mirror behind the bar dates back to 1907. Alas, there's no easy publ…