Diners' Choice - Chicago

Most Vibrant Bar Scene

Looking for restaurants that have the most vibrant bar scenes in Chicago? You’re in the right place. Each month OpenTable analyzes more than 400,000 new diner reviews. We sort the results by category to help you discover new favorites. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

Top ​10 Diners' Choice Winners in Chicago

photo of centennial crafted beer & eatery restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(70)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub River North (Chicago)
photo of weather mark tavern restaurant
8.4
Very Good
(120)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American South Loop
photo of tradition restaurant
8.4
Very Good
(85)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
photo of the franklin room restaurant
9.4
Awesome
(543)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
photo of burger bar - south loop restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(144)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Burgers South Loop
photo of la tequileria restaurant
9.2
Awesome
(35)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Melrose Park
photo of yard house - newcity at lincoln park restaurant
8.8
Excellent
(236)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
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photo of heritage restaurant & caviar bar restaurant
9.6
Exceptional
(104)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Eastern European Ukranian Village
photo of untitled supper club restaurant
9.0
Awesome
(1285)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
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