3 MIN READ -- After work, go out for drinks! Happy hour is happening all throughout the Loop, so you can wind down after a long day. Choose from these unique venues, each with their own style and atmosphere.
Please Note: All specials can change without notice. Always call to confirm that happy hour deals are still available before heading over.
Residing within Michigan Avenue's famed Carbide & Carbon building is a stylish and modern French restaurant, serving classic French fare with a contemporary twist—and a fabulous happy hour menu. Happy hour at Venteux is Tuesday-Friday from 4-6 p.m. Enjoy a $1 oyster of the day, $9 steak tartare, and other delicious bites at $10 or less. For beverages, Venteux's happy hour offers $8 glasses of wine, $10 craft cocktails, and $6 draft beers. View the menu here.
Elephant & Castle delivers a true downtown English pub experience with North American touches. Their extensive beer list offers a variety of local craft brews along with traditional European imports. Their food menu is composed of classic British dished mixed with American favorites. And their happy hour is not to be missed! Check out their Wabash location and their Adams location Monday-Friday 3-6 p.m. for $5 domestic draughts, $5 house wine, and $5 share plates like crisps and dips, onion rings, mini-sausage rolls, sweet potato fries, and roasted tomato and whipped feta.
Emerald Loop is an American-Irish bar and grill in the Chicago Loop, serving craft beer and cocktails. They also have outdoor dining, fine hospitality, and lots of sports playing on their TVs. Happy Hour is Monday-Friday 4-6 p.m. Get $4 Miller Lite pints, $8 Old Fashioned and $6 flatbreads. Everyday deals include $19 domestic buckets, $6 draft beer feature, $4 PBR cans, and $4.50 Powers Irish whiskey shots. Learn more here.
For extravagant rooftop dining 27 stories above it all, ROOF on theWIT is offering elevated service. Their venue features a stylish design, drifty views of Chicago, private event spaces, entertainment, and a unique dining experience. Wind Down Weekdays occur Monday through Friday 4-6 p.m. Sip on a rotating glass of red or white wine or well drinks for $10, amass seltzers for $6, or bottled beer for $6. Food options include 20% off all pizza. See the rest of the menu here.
Boleo is a rooftop bar that brings the bold flavors and sultry beats of South America to Chicago. Happy Hour takes place Wednesday through Saturday 5-8 p.m. Get $4 yaquitas along with beer of the day for $6, or a Boleo Handshake -- a beer of the day with a pour of Jameson for $12. See the rest of the menu here.
Formento’s serves you the fresh and light flavors of Italy. The earthy brick walls and terracotta tile give the restaurant a rustic Italian look. Happy Hour serves up antipasti and drink deals Sunday-Thursday at the bar and lounge. Try the whipped ricotta for $8 or sample nonna's meatballs for $8. Various cocktails are $10, some sparkling, red and white wines are $9, and beers range from $3-8. See the menu here.
Labriola is famous for its artisan bread. Inspired by French, Italian, and German baking methods, Labriola has its own signature twist on baking. Happy Hour is Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m. Labriola offers $5 house wines, draft beer, and well cocktails. Get more information here.
The I|O Godfrey is a sophisticated rooftop lounge with indoor and outdoor space at the Godfrey Hotel Chicago and is currently open with reservations required. Happy Hour is Tuesday through Friday 2-5 p.m. Get select beverages and food half off. Sip on a Frose All Day for $10 or a Ketel One cocktail for $8. For $7, have refreshing Malbec, I|O house chardonnay, I|O house rose, and Valdo Prosecco. If you get hungry, try wagyu beef sliders for $10 or indulge in signature black truffle fries for $6. See the rest of the menu here.
From the team behind Gold Coast favorite, Sparrow, arrives The Peregrine Club. Drawing inspiration from the timeless elegance of a grand Milan train terminal, The Peregrine Club welcomes visitors with a cocktail focused menu as they explore the Urbanspace Food Hall. Their aperitivo happy hour features a $9 sbagliato, "Call Me Rosa" and "Hey Americano!" plus $2 off all wine and beer. Come for the delicious happy hour and stay for Italian inspired drinks and a Euro-centric wine list.
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