Sometimes you may find yourself in position where you want to invite a group of friends, family or coworkers for an evening out, but don’t want to leave anyone out; not because you are picky about your who’s in your group, but you’re just not sure if the bar you had in mind can handle a group of your size. Now you can invite all of your friends out on the town with these Chicago bars that can cater to your oversized crowd. In addition, these bars have food and drink menus that are sure to please your entire party, and the scene at these places make for a great night out. Even though these bars run large on space, you may still want to call ahead and make reservations to let them know your group is the way.
Rockit Bar and Grill
22 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60654
Going for a night out and want to make sure you can have all of your group join in the fun? Bring all your friends with you to Rockit Bar and Grill and make the night a hit. From mussels and a lobster avocado cocktail to pork sliders and angus burgers, Rockit will serve up the eclectic food and drinks that your entire party will enjoy. The brunch, after-work and the late-night menus can guarantee that you’ll find a reason to bring your friends back time after time.
1321 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60607
Make your way over to the trendy Taylor Street area with your crowd and you’ll find Three Aces. Here your party has access to an extensive beer, cocktail and wine menu. Three Aces also has sorts of food choices like chicken thigh tortellini and porchetta meatballs that are sure to please every member of your entourage. If you and your group are heading out for cocktails, you will find quite a collection at Three Aces…as well as a great night out.
18 E. Bellevue Place
Chicago, IL 60611
Great drinks, great food and a great view of the Rush Street crowd awaits your group at LuxBar on Bellevue. Gorgeous appetizers and desserts are enough to to appeal to your entire crew. The entrees are terrific too, LuxBar even serves up Gibson burgers, an homage to its sister restaurant. LuxBar has a great menu that will keep your party happy and the who’s who view of the Rush Street area is enough entertainment for the many that flock here.
Tavern on Rush
1031 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
All of your buddies will fit into Tavern on Rush, one of the most see-and-be-seen bars in Chicago. Along with great drinks, Tavern on Rush serves up some of the best steaks and seafood in Chicago, so all of your party can have an array of food and drink choices. And if that wasn’t enough, Tavern has a DJ spinning seven nights a week, which makes for a great night out. Enjoy bonding with all of your friends or coworkers over drinks and delicious food at Tavern on Rush.
Roof On the Wit
201 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60601
Even on a cold or rainy Chicago night, bring your group for an outstanding night out at Roof, a year-round rooftop bar that’s a more than welcome addition to the downtown area. Small and large parties alike visit Roof to impress their out-of-town friends, business partners and relatives with the amazing rooftop views and tableside firepits. If it’s an extra special evening, go for bottle service. Make the scene with your party and enjoy great drinks, food and DJs.
Angela Hazen lives in Oak Park, IL. She has worked as a model in Chicago and studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College Chicago. She has traveled to Europe on several occasions, and keeps her readers up to date with local and international style, shopping, fashion and beauty trends. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.