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Best Happy Hours in Chicago: Cheap Drinks and Great Deals

You asked. The Haute Seeker delivered! We are (re)introducing an ongoing list of Haute Happy Hours in Chicago.

This list of local happy hour spots seeks to highlight new and diverse restaurants while spotlighting popular Chicago neighborhoods. Whether you’re WFH(working from home) or working on the roam, save yourself a few dollars and enjoy these Chicago happy hours.

Note: Changing menus, changing COVID-19 regulations in the city of Chicago. As you visit these happy hour spots keep in mind that both are well, subject to changes. Be sure to contact the restaurant or visit their website for additional details before heading out to the happy hour of your choosing.


El Che brings Argentina-inspired cuisine to the Midwest through intoxicating beef and vegetablesdishes extended to the daily happy hour menu at the West Loop restaurant. The happy hour menu includes bites like $3 Empanadas, $6 Garlic Frites, and $11 Bone Marrow. Drinks specials include Red or White House wine for $8 as well as specialty cocktails for $11.

Happy Hour specials are available Tuesday – Friday, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

river North – Il Porcellino Chicago, 59 W Hubbard St. 

IL Porcellino, the casual and chic Italian restaurant located in River North, offers a plethora of wine and beer specials for happy hour. Drinks are all under $10 and range between Aperol Spritz for $6 and Peroni Nastro Azzuro for $4.

Happy Hour specials are available Monday – Friday, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.


Eleven Eleven is a black-owned, upscale, American restaurant that you must add to your after-work hangout list. In addition to a brunch and dinner menu curated by a black chef, the restaurant offers a selection of happy hour deals. Happy hour features $8 Cocktails and 1/2 Select Bottles of Wine, that you must take advantage of—inside and on their rooftop patio.

Happy Hour specials are available Thursday – Saturday, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

THE Loop – Boleo, 122 W Monroe St. 

Sample an array of South American cuisine at the chic rooftop restaurant inside the Kimpton Gray Hotel. The cocktail lounge offers happy hour specials, views, and nightly entertainment. The lounge is centrally located in the Loop, making it the perfect place to grab food and drinks downtown. Specials include $4 Yaquita, $6 beers, and $12 Boleo Handshake(Beer of the Day + Pour of Jameson).

Happy Hour specials are available Wednesday – Saturday, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM.


You don’t have to go far to enjoy the music, cuisine, and atmosphere of a classic New Orleans restaurant. Storyville Chicago offers a great selection of cajun-inspired dishes and drinks, with a can’t miss happy hour to match. Stop by for light eats like the Classic or Savory Beignet for $1. Or refreshing drinks like the City Bird or Mardi Gras Mimosa for $7.

Happy Hour specials are available Wednesday – Friday, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

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