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Best Bars With A Fireplace

December 29, 2010 2:00 PM

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The Bar at the Peninsula
If you’re in need of a warm up, stop in to one of the bars below. Enjoy a drink and warm up by some of the best fireplaces in the city. Winter in Chicago can be brutal, treat yourself to a something cozy!We’ve rounded up some of the best bars with a fireplace in Chicago. Have a favorite hot spot (pun intended) we missed? Tell us where to find it below.

The Grafton

4530 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 271-9000
www.thegrafton.com

Named after the world famous street in Dublin city, The Grafton Pub and Grill is a little bit of Ireland, right in the heart of Lincoln Square. If their extensive whiskey and scotch menu doesn’t warm you’re spirits, the fireplace sure will. Plush couches surround the fire, giving The Grafton the feel of a cozy living room. The Grafton is the ultimate fireplace bar.

D.O.C. Wine Bar

2602 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
(773) 883-5101
www.docwinebarchicago.com

A fireplace for the wine lover. D.O.C. Wine Bar is decorated in rich hardwood and warm colors, and is home to a beautiful roaring fireplace. Sit back in front of the fire and enjoy more than 350 bottles or flights of reds, whites, champagnes or dessert wines.

Roof on theWit

theWit Hotel
201 N. State St
Chicago, IL
(312) 239.9501
www.roofonthewit.com

One of Chicago’s sleekest rooftops, also boasts a unique and stylish winter scene. The rooftop at theWit Hotel, is the place to see and be seen in Chicago. Open 365 days a year, you can warm up by the fire and enjoy the breathtaking views of the city.

The Bar at the Peninsula

Peninsula Hotel
108 E. Superior St.
Chiacgo, IL
(312) 573-6766
www.peninsula.com

The Bar at the Peninsula has the feel of an old world library or lounge. With leather-upholstered furniture, art and a fireplace, The Bar at the Peninsula is sure to welcome cold Michigan Avenue shoppers. The Bar also offers a selection ports, cognacs and signature cocktails to help keep you warm.

Moody’s Pub

5910 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 275-2696

www.moodyspub.com

Already famous for their amazing burgers, Moody’s is also known as a winter retreat. Enjoy great food and a bargain at Moody’s cozy restaurant. With two roaring fireplaces, this is the perfect spot to warm up in Chicago’s coldest months.

Cork & Kerry

(credit: Cork & Kerry-facebook.com)

Cork & Kerry

10614 S. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 445-2675

As part of a recent addition, Cork & Kerry has added a 50-person party lounge complete with stone fireplace. Open year-round a portion of the decked beer garden is closed off to stay open during the winter.

Have a favorite hot spot (pun intended) we missed? Tell us where to find it below. –Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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