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Zebra Lounge

1220 N. State St., at W. Division St., Chicago, IL
+1 312-642-5140
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Good for a quiet drink

Went with a couple of friends. Enjoyed some cocktails and whiskey. The waitress was really nice and... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
icandelaria
,
Coimbra, Portugal
via mobile
Great piano player, but....

Not sure if it was because it was Colombus Day, but only 2 other people where here when we visited... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Anne L
,
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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29 Nov 2016
“Good for a quiet drink”
16 Oct 2016
“Great piano player, but....”
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1220 N. State St., at W. Division St., Chicago, IL
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Went with a couple of friends. Enjoyed some cocktails and whiskey. The waitress was really nice and there was live music after 9pm. We decided to give it go since it's one of the "still standing" speakyeasy bars since the prohibition. It's a must see.

Thank icandelaria
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Not sure if it was because it was Colombus Day, but only 2 other people where here when we visited. When the bar tender asked the piano guy to start playing he took his time leaving the bar and started to play-he was great. Unfortunately...More

Thank Anne L
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

So we have been planning to go here since we moved the area. After dinner one night we decided to pop in. It was still early about 8 pm. The drinks were ordered. The the Cosmo was terrible. But the bourbon was good. The bar...More

Thank jazzyart
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Went on a Friday night with friends to check it out. Got there really early and was able to get one of the few booths. This place is pretty small, so get there early if you want any seating. Loved listening to the music, but...More

Thank LuckyInTravel
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Not your typical Chicago bar. I went here with friends while celebrating my birthday and had a blast. It was crowded, but the piano player and the rest of the bar made me feel special as they sang Happy Birthday.

1  Thank Vepaw00
Reviewed 16 October 2014 via mobile

Cozy little spot Great entertainment handled all requests and covered all genres Lots of regulars Service vg We quite enjoyed this spot

Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed 29 September 2014

we went here one night late for a little live music. when we got there we had no problem finding a place to sit and hangout, but shortly thereafter it filled up to standing room only. The music is really loud so talking can become...More

Thank Stoney89
Reviewed 27 October 2013

What a fun night out. There is an outstanding piano player and yes you will be singing every word to the songs. Such a cool atmosphere for a fun night out.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 26 September 2013

When we went here, we knew it was not going to be like that tourist trap on Hubbard. This was something neat with a lot of history. Yes...the place is somewhat difficult to find because it is nestled inside of an apartment building. But it's...More

Thank LennyChi83
Reviewed 31 May 2013

It is rumored that the Zebra Bar was issued Chicago's second Liquor license the day prohibition was repealed - Liquor License number 1 having gone to the Drake Hotel. Yes the place is tiny, dark and difficult to find, wedged into the ground floor of...More

Thank Roadbirds
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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of
Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The
original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion
here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic
mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also
find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred
restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping
fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The
...More
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