Bars in River West

Recommended Bars in River West

  • The Dawson
    Contemporary/Regional
    The Dawson River West
    The stated mission of the Dawson is that of a "booze-focused restaurant," with each staff member supposedly empowered to recommend three specific beverages for each dish—not just wine or beer but also the seasonal cocktails. In addition, many of the »
  • The Matchbox
    Corner Tap
    The Matchbox River West
    To say that the Matchbox is cozy would be an understatement. Wedge-shaped, it's 15 feet across at its widest point and about three and a half feet at its narrowest. It can be tricky to squeeze past seated patrons to »
  • Richard's Bar
    Classic Bar
    Richard's Bar River West
    Open since 1926, Richard's Bar is old-school to the bone—the bar menu above the register looks like it hasn't been updated since the 50s, most of the bartenders were probably cracking Old Styles before I existed, and the vibe is »
  • 694 Wine & Spirits
    European
    694 Wine & Spirits River West
    A relaxing spot for a midweek date or a sophisticated night out with the girls, this two-story wine bar has a carefully curated wine list and flights of meats and cheeses for a discerning palate. Exposed-brick walls decorated with pop »

Bars in River West

    • Paramount Room
      415 N. Milwaukee Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60654-5514
      312-829-6300

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