Bars in Rogers Park/West Rogers Park

Recommended Bars in Rogers Park/West Rogers Park

  • Candlelite Chicago
    Bar/Lounge
    Candlelite Chicago Rogers Park/West Rogers Park
    For decades the green martini glass on this neighborhood saloon’s neon sign was a beacon for wonderful cracker-thin-crust pizza—and still is. That’s even after a group of regulars took it over—including a culinary school grad—and installed flat-screen TVs in practically »
  • Cunneen's
    Classic Bar
    Cunneen's Rogers Park/West Rogers Park
    Old-time neighborhood bar with a wooden Indian, a Richard J. Daley clock above the bar, and hundreds of LPs lining the shelves beside a turntable. It's well preserved and comfortable, with seating in the windows and lots of (quiet) banter »
  • Jackhammer
    Music venue
    Jackhammer Rogers Park/West Rogers Park
    Some assholes are trying to rebrand the corner of Devon and Ashland "RogersEdge," but bars like the Jackhammer should help keep gentrification at bay. Unlike neighbor Touche, though, the 'Hammer's no seedy dive. As a local alternative to the Boystown »
  • Oasis
    Bar/Lounge
    Oasis Rogers Park/West Rogers Park
    This large two-roomed bar is showing its age, but no one seems to mind or care—the crowd ranges from Loyola students to Alderman Joe Moore. There's pool, but darts are the bigger draw; Oasis hosts regular tournaments, and the competition's »
  • Red Line Tap
    Corner Tap
    Red Line Tap Rogers Park/West Rogers Park  2
    There's not much to the Red Line Tap: bar on the left, stage on the right, a couple ancient arcade games, the requisite pool table. That's part of its charm, though—whatever it's doing, it's not trying too hard. There are »
  • Rogers Park Social
    Bar
    Rogers Park Social Rogers Park/West Rogers Park
    he owners of Rogers Park Social claim that it reflects the spirit of the neighborhood. If comfortable vintage couches, a regularly updated cocktail menu (including, in the winter, a superb hot buttered rum), an eclectic playlist of cool music ranging »
  • The Lighthouse Tavern
    Dive Bar
    The Lighthouse Tavern Rogers Park/West Rogers Park  1
    Is the Lighthouse Tavern the vaguest bar in Chicago? I'm not even sure it's a bar—it's more like a student lounge in a college dormitory, or a prank (the bathroom was stocked with aftershave bottles and shaving cream cans, all »

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