The Berkshire Room
ACME Hotel entrance
15 E. Ohio St.
Chicago, IL 60611
Dad will be sure to love this craft cocktail lounge with its sleek and classy surroundings; the décor has an old world feel, yet is modern and clean. The Berkshire Room specializes in “Dealer’s Choice,” barrel-finished and house cocktails by a very talented bartending team. Craft beers, “Blue Collar Lagers,” and small production wines by the bottle and glass are available. There’s also a nice selection of American whiskies, ryes and bourbons. Upscale bar snacks and desserts that Dad will enjoy can be paired nicely with the cocktails.
201 E. Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611
The Drumbar is located on the 18th floor of the Raffaello Hotel and is a cocktail-focused rooftop bar. The large selections of classic cocktails are sure to please any dad’s taste. There is an indoor lounge area and a beautiful outdoor terrace, the perfect place to take Dad for a drink on Father’s Day. Not only can excellent drinks and conversation be had, but also the view of Chicago, including Lake Michigan and the Hancock building, are priceless.
5148 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
Hopleaf is a fantastic place to have a drink with Dad on Father’s Day while enjoying the outdoors, and the patio is fantastic. This Belgium focused restaurant offers a large selection of brews and samplings. Not only are the brews amazing, but the food is also a feast to the eyes and stomach. Steamed mussels are a must-order when sitting down with Dad for a great conversation and a cold beer.
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230 W. Kinzie St.
Chicago, IL 60654
The creative cocktails and interesting atmosphere make Gilt Bar a trendy place to take Dad for Father’s Day. Not only does Gilt Bar have a wonderful selection of cocktails, but Dad can also enjoy an excellent meal, as this is Michelin recommended. Although the atmosphere is on the dark side, Dad may appreciate the relaxation and upscale feel that the Gilt Bar offers.
1970 W. Montrose Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613
If Dad loves beer, this is the bar to visit—Fountainhead has approximately 190 beers and 420 whiskeys, plus many other spirits of choice. The beer and whiskey can be enjoyed with Dad on the beautiful rooftop garden. If Dad prefers to stay indoors, the dark wood and fireplace with an old world theme will be sure to make him a happy camper on his special day. The extensive menu is also a treat, and Dad will enjoy pairing his drink of choice with the excellent food offerings.
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