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Recommended Wine Bars

  • Azzurra EnoTavola
    Azzurra EnoTavola Wicker Park/Bucktown
    Marty Fosse's Wicker Park enoteca features an affordable wine list that runs down the boot from Trentino to Sicily, with all selections available by the glass. Pair a few bottles with the nearly two dozen small-plate options (not to mention »
  • Balena
    Balena Lincoln Park
    Balena's cocktail program, based on the bitter herbal Italian liqueurs known as amari, assigns placement on scale of bitterness from one to ten. The resulting drinks are across-the-board approachable yet still manage to be interesting, from the sweet, citrus-kissed chartreuse-and-gin »
  • Bar Ombra
    Bar Ombra Andersonville
    A Venetian-style bar from Marty Fosse and Tim Rasmussen, owners of the adjoining Acre, Ombra's compressed dining room is dominated by the bar up front, a long glass-fronted food counter that runs back toward the kitchen, and two rows of »
  • RM Champagne Salon
    Swanky Bar
    RM Champagne Salon West Loop/Fulton Market
    RM Champagne Salon’s hopping, mirror-backed bar lines one wall of the fashionable, back-street restaurant, which prides itself on offering wines made from the bottler’s own vineyard. There’s a book full of those—sparkling and not—to choose from by the bottle, and, »
  • Rootstock Wine & Beer Bar
    Wine Bar
    Dark and comfy, with an outdoor patio that in the warmer months brightens an otherwise stark intersection, this is a fine spot to take a sip or two from an intriguing list of small-batch beverages, including a passel of interesting »
  • Vera
    Vera West Loop/Fulton Market
    This Spanish wine bar from Mark and Liz Mendez is a cream-colored, high-ceilinged room with a handsome bar and cheese counter. Liz put together the wine list, which has at least a couple dozen by the glass and a range »

Wine Bars

    • Appellation
      5212 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60640
    • Bar Pastoral
      2947 N. Broadway St.
      Chicago, IL, 60657
    • Big Bar
      151 E. Wacker Dr.
      Chicago, IL, 60601
    • The Boarding House
      720 N. Wells St.
      Chicago, IL, 60654
    • Bread & Wine
      3732 W. Irving Park Rd.
      Chicago, IL, 60618
    • City Winery
      1200 W. Randolph St.
      Chicago, IL, 60607
    • DiSotto Enoteca
      200 E. Chestnut St.
      Chicago, IL, 60611
    • D.O.C. Wine Bar
      2602 N. Clark St.
      Chicago, IL, 60610
    • Eduardo's Enoteca
      1212 N. Dearborn St.
      Chicago, IL, 60610
    • Eno
      505 N. Michigan Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60611-3827
    • Fork
      4600 N. Lincoln Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60625
    • Gather
      4539 N. Lincoln Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60625
    • J9 Wine Bar
      1961 N. Halsted St.
      Chicago, IL, 60614
    • London House Rooftop Bar
      85 E. Wacker Dr.
      Chicago, IL, 60601
    • Pops for Champagne
      601 N. State St.
      Chicago, IL, 60654-3834
    • The Purple Pig
      500 N. Michigan Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60611
    • Quartino
      626 N. State St.
      Chicago, IL,
    • Rebar
      401 N. Wabash Ave.
      Chicago, IL, 60611
    • Summer House Santa Monica
      1954 N. Halsted St.
      Chicago, IL, 60614

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