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Chicago Happy Hour!!!

josephml1 Apr 7, 2009 06:03 PM

Chicago Happy Hour!!!

I am looking for a good Happy hour around Chicago area, good prices and good appetizers.

Thanks everyone.


  1. nsxtasy Apr 7, 2009 08:28 PM

    What part of the city or suburbs? Chicago is a big city; surely you want something close to where you are spending time! The more specific you can be with a location - i.e. not just "downtown" - the better we can provide recommendations in the immediate vicinity.

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    1. re: nsxtasy
      josephml1 Apr 7, 2009 10:28 PM

      I will have a car and I don´t mind to drive...

      I will be staying in th Hyatt near the Convention center.

      Thanks for your help :)

    2. r
      rubinow Apr 8, 2009 08:53 AM

      FYI: State law prohibits happy hour for alcohol. Not for food, though.

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      1. re: rubinow
        josephml1 Apr 8, 2009 04:27 PM

        Ok, I am looking for good prices and good apetizers.

      2. m
        mmilanam Apr 9, 2009 02:56 PM

        I recommend going to Sidebar. The food is ok, but the specials are well priced:

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        1. re: mmilanam
          josephml1 Apr 10, 2009 05:21 PM

          Thats what I am looking for good drink specials and good half price apetizers.

          Thanks for mention it.

        2. josephml1 May 12, 2009 09:41 PM

          I heard that they have good choices in the area of the Bulls stadium???

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          1. re: josephml1
            delk May 20, 2009 02:18 PM

            I live near the United Center and go to these places from time to time:


            1. re: delk
              josephml1 May 21, 2009 02:59 PM

              Great choices thank you for sharing...

          2. leek May 14, 2009 06:46 AM

            Hm, I'd think there would be more choices near the two baseball parks, not so much right around the United Center where the Bulls play (near, sure, but not nearly as near as there are pubs and such close by to the ball parks).

            Also, cabs are plentiful and our public transit system is very good. Please utilize it when you plan to be drinking ;)

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            1. re: leek
              josephml1 May 15, 2009 05:03 PM

              Do you have any personal favorite??

              1. re: josephml1
                leek May 20, 2009 09:33 AM

                No - I'm not much of a Happy Hour person (and, as noted, Chicago's not much on Happy Hour due to the laws). Just happen to work nearish to United Center, and there's not too much right close around there. I do have some places I like to go get a drink and have good food/snacks, but if you're looking for bargains, I can't help you there :)

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              foodlover23 May 15, 2009 08:40 AM

              Claim Jumper and Kona Grill both have good happy hour selections! They're both in the suburbs in Wheeling/Lincolnshire but may also have other locations.

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              1. re: foodlover23
                josephml1 May 15, 2009 05:04 PM

                Looks great thank you for sharing... :),

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