166 East Superior Street
Chicago, Il 60611
Booze with views at C-View’s rooftop terrace. Located on the 29th floor of the Affinia Chicago Hotel, the panorama is picturesque. Take a trip to the hotel’s top for weekly specials of $8 margaritas, $6 flatbread and $6 glasses of wine. Nosh on reasonably priced fare like mini yellowtail tacos, cheese flights or mushroom terrine.
661 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
Located in the heart of River North, The Kerryman nestles a sidewalk bar into an urban setting. Outdoor seating runs the length of Erie Street and invites guests for weekly specials under tiki torches and patio umbrellas. If wine is your calling, Tuesdays offer half-price bottles. Stop by on Wednesdays for $2 Stella and Blue Moon pints. The Irish pub serves up comfort dishes like mac n’ cheese, pub sandwiches and fish and chips.
626 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Attention wine lovers! Swing by Quartino the last Wednesday of every month. Twenty bucks gets you all you can eat appetizers and unlimited wine from 7-9 p.m. Although the tasting takes place in the privacy of the candle-lit second floor, find yourself a spot on the outdoor patio, which stretches along State and Ontario Streets, before or after the tasting event. Sample three types of wine while nibbling on tasty bruschetta and pizza.
Theory Sports Bar & Grill
9 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60654-8484
Grab your favorite summer spirit at Theory. This upscale sports lounge opens up to Hubbard Street with its patio seating that allows you to sip in the shade. Specials include $3 pints and half-price wings on Wednesdays. Follow up with half-price appetizers and $5 Absolut cocktails on Thursdays. End the workweek on Fridays, which dish up burgers, 22 oz. Bud/Bud light drafts and Belvedere cocktails—each for $5.
364 W Erie St
Chicago, IL 60654-5719
The energy is abuzz at Citizen Bar. This hot spot calls to the after-work crowd eager for a drink on the 5,000 square-foot outdoor area. There is a weekday deal for everyone. Quench your thirst with $4 Goose Island beers on Tuesdays, $5 Grey Goose cocktails on Wednesdays or $5 Absolut lemonades on Thursdays.
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