36 "Drinks & A Light Bite" restaurants in Chicago.
When you don’t want to commit to a full dinner (blind date, catching up with an aunt, waiting two hours for a table elsewhere), bars with good food are ideal. Make an easy exit after the first round, or go for a second and maybe some food if it’s going well. Either way, these spots have you covered.
The Delta is a Southern restaurant in Wicker Park specializing in hot tamales.
All Together Now is an all-day cafe and wine store in Ukrainian Village with very good food.
La Sirena Cladestina is serving up Brazilian food in Fulton Market. It’s small but always buzzing.
Middle Brow is an all-day brew pub that specializes in pizza and bread.
Publican Anker is a casual bar and restaurant in Wicker Park. Think of it as a more laid back pub version of the original Publican.
Lonesome Rose is a casual Tex-Mex restaurant in Logan Square with good cocktails and hit-or-miss food.
Fairview is a stall inside the Fulton Galley food hall that specializes in rotisserie meats with Latin flavors.
Avli Taverna is a restaurant and bar in Lincoln Park serving modern Greek food as well as Greek wines and cocktails.
A creatively designed bar in Logan Square with spirit-free and CBD-infused cocktails, creative bar food, and a strong roster of alcoholic drinks.
The Bamboo Room is a secluded bar-within-a-bar at Three Dots And A Dash that features vintage rum drinks and attentive bartenders.