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The Violet Hour

Bar clandestin, Bar à cocktail et Bar lounge$$$$
Wicker Park, Chicago
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  • convient aux couples
  • convient pour les grandes occasions
  • romantique
  • branché
  • convient pour une fin de soirée
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  • Cole K.
    Cole KennedyNovembre 26, 2016
    It's the perfect date spot. Whether you go before dinner, instead of dinner, or after dinner, you won't be let down. I liked the Midnight Stinger.
  • AFAR Media
    AFAR MediaAoût 4, 2014
    This isn’t a get up and mingle kind of joint, which makes it the perfect dark sexy lounge for romantic dates and quiet conversations about world domination. Try the pimento cheese toasts. En savoir plus
  • Mary A.
    Mary AlesandriniAvril 18, 2016
    8 - Romantic, cool place. Did a good job making a large open place feel intimate. Drinks are super strong and tasty. Not great for large groups (long wait), but got right in with two!
  • Pocket S.
    Pocket SunSeptembre 6, 2014
    Nice and intimate atmosphere, great for a cocktail date! The cocktails with egg white are interesting, but I prefer the sweeter ones. The entrance is very hidden so you gotta be looking for it.
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WMai 13, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 10 fois
    Best cocktails in the city. Never had a bad drink here. Go on a week night or Sunday to avoid the crowd. Have some drinks then cross the street to Big Star and grab some tacos.
  • Eater
    EaterAvril 11, 2013
    Step inside the intimate space and peruse through an extensive handcrafted drink menu that includes vodka, tequila, rum, brandy and portable bitters creations. Try the Juliet & Romeo or the Sazerac.
  • Beril E.
    Beril EsenSeptembre 28
    You feel like you're in a Tim Burton movie as you enter this beautifully absurd space with high top chairs and romantic lighting. Their egg white cocktails, for example the Oofta, are delicious.
  • Kelly W.
    Kelly WongOctobre 10, 2015
    Hard place to find if you don't know about it. Great for dates or anyone who enjoy well made drinks. Dark, cozy, and intimate.
  • PUNCH
    PUNCHSeptembre 25, 2015
    Violet Hour exudes a 1920s speakeasy vibe. While the drinks are innovative, the bar remains old-school: Don’t be surprised if the bartender gives you a sideways look when you pull out your cell phone. En savoir plus
  • Eric K.
    Eric KrullOctobre 5, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Simply a must! Sophisticated, chic, and everything you want for a one of a kind night out. The most hidden of all the gems but the biggest reward if you find it!
  • Jc Q.
    Jc QSeptembre 16, 2014
    Walking through the curtains takes you into the world of Alice in Wonderland. Take it all in while sipping on a cocktail and seated a seat at one of the high backed chairs.
  • Cristian L.
    Cristian LöfvallSeptembre 11, 2016
    Low lighting, excellent cocktails and great music makes for an awesome date spot. On weekends, come early or be ready to wait to be seated!
  • ブルーノ
    ブルーノFévrier 12
    One of the highlights of my weekend in Chicago. Funny place, a surprisingly airy and large speakeasy with a great selection of (strong) cocktails. Approved! 🥃
  • Redeye Chicago
    Redeye ChicagoJanvier 6, 2015
    Analogue’s Robby Haynes and Owen Gibler of New York’s Mother’s Ruin, who both previously bar tended at the Wicker Park lounge, return to serve cocktails from the bar’s past menus and their home bars. En savoir plus
  • Anna B.
    Anna BokunJuillet 24, 2014
    ~The Co-Conspirator~ unarguably strong, flawless, basically a pristine concoction of the highest order. As the plebeians say, it's the "most bang for your buck." 
  • Rob J.
    Rob JuckettAvril 4, 2015
    Amazing cocktails all around. Get "the end of the earth" if you like Madeira and pineapple it is fantastic. Good atmosphere and even if there is a wait, the line moves fast
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoNovembre 2, 2011
    It's pristine (the carefully constructed cocktails are excellent), pretentious (you won’t find a sign on the door–just look for the long lines) and, ultimately, completely and unarguably gorgeous. En savoir plus
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureFévrier 21, 2014
    Behind a nondescript door in Wicker Park, Violet Hour serves handcrafted drinks (try the Hush & Wonder, made of Matusalem rum, lime, and crème de violette).
  • Stina P.
    Stina P.Décembre 21, 2013
    lose yourself in the blue curtains. this place has an energy that makes it something to behold once found in chicago. it is tasteful and classic with an edge of biggie rap.
  • Natalie M.
    Natalie Morse-NolandOctobre 4, 2013
    It's a little too dark to see the menu, but I really like the unique setup and their cocktails are delicious. Also, fiddling on your phone is forbidden here!
  • Katie K.
    Katie Konrad SwansonDécembre 9, 2012
    Get any of their drinks with potable bitters. I am never disappointed! Ambiance is unmatched, modern spin on an old speakeasy. Excellent service and knowledgeable waitstaff.
  • Chicagoist
    ChicagoistAoût 1, 2014
    Perfect place to get lost in conversation. Draped in periwinkle velvet with sparkling chandeliers and a fireplace, it's a very romantic atmosphere. En savoir plus
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoOctobre 19, 2011
    It's pristine (the carefully constructed cocktails are excellent), pretentious (you won’t find a sign on the door–just look for the long lines) and, ultimately, completely and unarguably gorgeous.
  • Men's Health Mag
    Men's Health MagNovembre 15, 2011
    Here, the bar is a stage, and the tenders are the actors. High ceilings, giant mirrors, hell, even curtains to either side of the bar. Snag a Maloney Negroni, then watch the performance.
  • Kirti D.
    Kirti DOctobre 2, 2012
    The small plates are delicious, full of flavor, & help soak up the buzz from the amazing cocktails. It's dimly lit, & perfect for a discreet night out.
  • Girish J.
    Girish JoshiAoût 28, 2014
    They make great non alcoholic drinks here. They will try most anything on the menu, within reason. My favorite is their twist on a Pimms cup.
  • Suri R.
    Suri RNovembre 30, 2013
    On the menu under each spirit, each cocktail is listed shaken and refreshing to stirred and bold. I had the French Professor, it was epic
  • MissBruce L.
    MissBruce LeeMai 23, 2013
    An original selection of cocktails, and an impressive whiskey selection! Hidden location and quiet design, bringing a date at Violet Hour is a winner.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DuFresneAvril 21, 2014
    Really amazing speakeasy. Line really starts to stack up at 7 on Saturday and moves really slow. Definitely don't try to come with a group larger than four
  • Louis K.
    Louis KliegerDécembre 20, 2016
    The intimate atmosphere let's you focus on your private party and forget there are even other patrons. Cozy, trendy, and amazing cocktails.
  • Eater
    EaterJanvier 13
    Few would be able to see unless for the fireplace inside this infamous, dark cocktail spot in Wicker Park. En savoir plus
  • Food & Wine
    Food & WineAvril 20, 2011
    Modeled after early-19th-century English clubs and French salons, this lounge is complete with chandeliers and a fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling curtains frame the bartenders as if they were on a stage.
  • Wicker Park Bucktown Insider
    If you're looking for a place where you can actually talk, this is your spot. Sophisticated bar. Beautifully decorated.Excellent drinks. Cheers!
  • Contessa G.
    Contessa GibsonNovembre 15, 2011
    you will absolutely love it! for a good time, order a bowl of punch, and one specialty drink, good drinks, with good people = an outstanding time.
  • OkCupid Daters' Choice
    The Violet Hour was voted the Best Date Spot to Get Sex Started by OkCupid users in the first-ever Daters' Choice Awards! Tap Read more for additional date spot categories in Chicago. #daterschoice En savoir plus
  • Josh S.
    Josh SciannaOctobre 3
    Good place to impress a date, their cocktail menu is expansive and the bartenders are sublime. Keep in mind that it’s on the intimate side.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoMars 5, 2013
    If there’s a single place in the city that signifies “cocktail bar,” it’s this Victorian-esque Wicker Park lounge. Order the First Snow cocktail: http://tmoutchi.us/13EV7jr
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoMars 29, 2011
    $12 here buys you perhaps one of the best cocktails you've ever had. They take things so seriously, they have like a dozen different ice cubs for certain drink variations. En savoir plus
  • Sharon T.
    Sharon TsaoNovembre 23, 2015
    I love the variety of cocktails there are! Largest menu I've seen in awhile. I liked the gin based drinks :)
  • GourmetLive
    GourmetLiveFévrier 10, 2011
    One of Chicago’s most highly regarded cocktail bars, and another Madia-Kahan venture, The Violet Hour was a runaway success. Here cocktails highlight spirits and play off established drinks.
  • Matt B.
    Matt BentonMai 12, 2013
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    It hasn't been on the menu in a while, but get a Duckhunter. Best drink by far. Tastes like the fall. Whiskey and nugmetgy goodness.
  • Carolyn B.
    Carolyn BreitMai 24, 2014
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Sitting at the bar is fun to check out how they make all the drinks but I also love the high backed throne chairs
  • Liz H.
    Liz HomsySeptembre 26, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Probably one of the best cocktail bars in the city...go early on a weeknight if you want to avoid insane crowds :-)
  • Zach S.
    Zach SmithNovembre 16, 2015
    Fancy cocktails and sophisticated ambiance if you feel like feeling sophisticated... Or impressing a date in this low-lit speakeasy.
  • Nathan K.
    Nathan KamOctobre 31, 2010
    Overwhelming menu of cocktails served here. Ambiance is like nothing I've experienced before. Unmarked entrance, great service, and incredible place to just hang out. A must do!
  • Ashley Z.
    Ashley ZauchaAoût 23, 2011
    Don't use your cell phone and if you are meeting a group - make sure you let the host know you are expecting add ons! Great cocktails... but a lot of rules!!
  • Elly V.
    Great for a date. Expect to wait in line. The "Up Here Buddy" is not very good. Scarlet Ribbons is a great rum drink.
  • Caroline W.
    Caroline WuAvril 12, 2015
    Had the Sunday Best. One of the best cocktails I've ever tasted - incredible. Ambience is dark and private but classy
  • Erin G.
    Erin GMai 25, 2010
    these boys are not bartenders... they are mixologists.. if you have a true appreciation for class and liquor I HIGHLY recommend it. Get there early and sit at the bar for the full experience!
  • JenKudu
    JenKuduSeptembre 16, 2016
    If you don't want to loose yourself in the menu, just tell what flavor or season your craving and they'll come up with perfection.
  • Rafique J.
    Rafique JiwaniMars 9, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    The old fashioned here is one of the best I've had but request it to be mixed with Wild Turkey rare breed bourbon for a more potent finish
  • Emily B.
    I enjoyed my visit and had a great cocktail, but I wouldn't recommend going alone. They don't allow phones, the bartenders aren't chatty, and you're stuck to a seat.
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SimpsonJuin 16, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    They make some of the best bitters-based drinks in the city! Try the Bitter Giuseppe, or The Sam Spade!
  • inspector c.
    inspector clouseauMai 21, 2015
    Здесь есть самый лучший американский виски 2015 года. Thomas H. Handy Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey. Коктейли офигительны.
  • s p.
    s pJuin 13, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 10 fois
    the artisanal speakeasy that started it all in chicago. house made bitters, tinctures, liqueurs, and fresh juice & herbs.
  • Mazda
    MazdaNovembre 17, 2010
    The visual inspiration for the design of the Violet Hour was drawn from the pared down styles of the early 19th century English Georgian and French Directory.
  • Jenny F.
    Jenny Fukumoto 🍺Octobre 25, 2010
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    If you're adventurous and want to try a drink with whipped egg whites, go for the Swingin' on the Lawn - brandy, lemon, cherry liqueur/bitters - delicious!
  • Erika D.
    Erika DavisMars 29, 2016
    Love the atmosphere & all the drinks I had here so far. Perfect ambiance for a romantic date.
  • Dana J.
    Dana JensenJanvier 15, 2015
    Very pretty! Had much better luck with the "dealer's choice" cocktails than what was on the menu. Got a few killer cocktails that way.
  • ニコラス D.
    ニコラス DmitriSeptembre 4, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    If you don't know what you want, just describe the drinks you like. I've never had a bad recommendation.
  • Dave K.
    Dave KaufmanNovembre 28, 2010
    Bar seat is a must. Order off the menu or your specialty drink. Watch the making of a sensation... your drink. You sat at the bar right?
  • LXTV
    LXTVJuillet 18, 2011
    We love the exquisitely made cocktails served here with artisan ice, at the first real cocktail-focused bar in Chicago. En savoir plus
  • Yurij B.
    Yurij BryndziaMars 7, 2015
    Pro-tip: Get a fishbowl of anything (bartenders are like magicians here) and share it with someone, save some $
  • Audrey T.
    Audrey TolbertJuin 4, 2014
    Well-made drinks and great hand lotion in the restrooms! Win win.
  • Chris S.
    Chris SteeleAvril 8, 2016
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Absinthe happy hour from 6 - 8pm. Chase down that green fairy, just make sure you're not driving afterwards.
  • Kieran K.
    Kieran KlaassenFévrier 24, 2015
    Best for a date! Cocktails are the best and appetizers as well. Friendly staff
  • Original Penguin
    Original PenguinNovembre 9, 2010
    Fancy an old-world ’30s New York–style speakeasy? No sign? Check. Impossible to find the door? Sure is. An elegant, well-lit ballroom-style joint hidden behind a wood-shuttered Wicker Park façade.
  • Wen W.
    Wen WongOctobre 24, 2013
    Kevin on the door is an absolute sweetheart. Show him some love and he'll give you some back!
  • ZZubin
    ZZubinOctobre 30, 2010
    Perfect date spot, and of course the cocktails are off the chain. DJ is on his game too: Ghostface and Madlib....u serious? Added bonus.
  • Ross G.
    Ross GarnerMai 19, 2011
    Worth the wait. Unmatched cocktails served in an intimate atmosphere. Go during the week to avoid the long weekend lines.
  • Ting T.
    Ting TsaiNovembre 28, 2015
    Lines out the door even as early as 8PM. Cocktails are well done and strong.
  • Julie Y.
    Julie YeagerMars 25, 2016
    A great swanky cocktail bar! And the bacon wrapped dates were excellent!
  • Jenny
    JennyFévrier 8, 2015
    Dress code. Line out the door (before it was even open!). I should hate this place. But I couldn't if I tried. The lovely hostess was so accommodating for our group of 12. And the drinks were insane.
  • Ivy
    IvyAoût 10, 2011
    The punch pitchers are great for splitting with friends. Be wary of the HUGE block ice cube though, makes serving difficult.
  • Chicago magazine
    Chicago magazineJanvier 16, 2012
    Must-try cocktail: Hush & Wonder. The classic daiquiri, all dressed up and perfumed with violet liqueur.
  • Shannon H.
    Runner up for Bar of the Year presented by Hendrick's Gin, and runner up for Best Bar Family presented by Glenfiddich Scotch at the 2017 Time Out Chicago Bar Awards.
  • Alexandria C.
    Alexandria ColeNovembre 18, 2016
    Great list of cocktails. If you're hungry, definitely try the bacon wrapped dates.
  • Lina
    LinaFévrier 6, 2013
    A visité ce lieu plus de 25 fois
    Be nice! The staff has to deal with so many amateurs! Treat people like its their birthday, daily! - kid president
  • Pauly G.
    Pauly GNovembre 12, 2015
    Awesome atmosphere, killer drinks, a must visit while in Chicago!
  • a-ros
    a-rosOctobre 22
    Unglaublich gute Cocktails. Tolle Kreationen und völlig perfekt abgestimmt. Nicht besser zu machen!
  • Selene P.
    Selene PinAriAvril 21, 2016
    Es un bar speakeasy súper recomendado, los cócteles son algo Fuertes, pero muy buenos! La bartender súper amable.
  • Ardvaark
    ArdvaarkNovembre 28, 2015
    The punch bowl is a great way to start the evening off with a large group of friends.
  • Valentin G.
    Valentin GuerinFévrier 20, 2016
    Nice cocktails, take a seat next to the fireplace to be cozier.
  • Cresta C.
    Cresta CavanaughMars 20, 2011
    One of the best places for mixology? They don't even have the right ingredients for the 'Moscow Mule' that's on the menu. (Ginger Beer...helloooo?)
  • Yura L.
    Yura LeeOctobre 6, 2014
    My fav spot of all time. Perfect for date night, girls night, or just group of friends night!!!
  • Melissa A.
    Melissa AuJanvier 26, 2015
    Neat little spot with unique cocktails and a romantic ambiance.
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsMai 24, 2011
    Our concierge Catherine at The Sax Chicago recommends sipping on a Black River while enjoying the speakeasy vibe of this amazing bar. En savoir plus
  • Peter B.
    Peter BoyceAvril 16
    Sexy ambience, great mixologists, great speakeasy vibes
  • Dina R.
    Dina RughaniMars 15, 2015
    Great cocktails. Also order the ricotta toast with truffle oil.
  • al v.
    al viciedoJuillet 27, 2010
    Arrive early to start off your night or for a late night nightcap. Best spot in Chicago. Well worth the wait behind the curtain.
  • Serena M.
    Serena MayJuillet 29, 2012
    Wicker Park Sour for yourself. Seasonable punch bowl to share. Fried gnocchi for sustenance.
  • Carol H.
    Carol HNovembre 6, 2013
    Come on an off night and look for the door handle sticking out of the cement wall next to the bank.
  • Bravo
    BravoJanvier 27, 2010
    Hidden gem where you must be in the know to get in. Great cocktails with cool infusions. -Mike Isabella, Top Chef
  • Hector
    HectorDécembre 23, 2015
    Great speakeasy cocktail spot - worth the wait.
  • Chad B.
    Chad BellSeptembre 30, 2015
    Pro tip: keep an eye out for the periodic super-informative, super-enjoyable master classes.
  • Tana B.
    Tana BabcockJuillet 28
    Delightful cocktails + a lengthy novel of a booze list to pick your favorite libations!
  • Aleki F.
    Aleki FaloMars 18, 2013
    If Patrick is available to be your bartender, enjoy... he's the S#!T!
  • Jillian B.
    Jillian BurnickasFévrier 5, 2015
    Very cool place, drinks are a bit pricey but they're super creative.
  • Vanessa R.
    Vanessa RondiniOctobre 6, 2011
    If I wanted to listen to get ripped on wild turkey and listen to shaday... I'd go to the western suburbs. Ehh. It's a mom joint.
  • Mary Kay H.
    Mary Kay HardcastleJanvier 17, 2013
    Eater says try the Aberdeen Sling ($12),made with Pig's Nose Scotch, Lemon, Benedictine, Honey Syrup, Peychaud's Bitters.
  • Stephanie B.
    Stephanie B.Octobre 25, 2011
    Order a Part and Parcel- it's not on the menu anymore, but it is a must-have!!
  • Sarah S.
    Sarah SocialMars 31, 2011
    This place is phenomenal - my new favourite place for cocktails in Chicago!
  • Roxanne S.
    Roxanne SaeiAoût 11, 2014
    Tall love seats make it seem like you are the only group in the bar. Chandelier are so my thing
  • narni
    narniAoût 23, 2010
    A visité ce lieu plus de 10 fois
    Weekdays are the only way to go. My favorite (not on the menu) is the Rangoon Fizz. simply exquisite!
  • Bobby K.
    Bobby KennedySeptembre 16, 2014
    Believe the hype. The cocktails and the service are phenomenal.
  • Esquire
    EsquireFévrier 1, 2011
    Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. All of the cocktails are solid, but we're ordering the whiskey smash. En savoir plus
  • Bear D.
    Bear DohringOctobre 25, 2010
    Pssst.. One of the top venues for mixology in Chicago! This is a treasured secret in wicker park.
  • Jarret W.
    Jarret WeinrichAoût 11, 2012
    Great drinks, decor, and added points for there being so much space inside.
  • Annemarie S.
    Annemarie StrasselAvril 21, 2010
    Fresh ginger in cocktails. Yum! Great Edwardian decor . . . go on a weeknight if you don't want to wait an hour to get in.
  • Mrugesh
    MrugeshSeptembre 29
    Cocktails are amazing, they keep them changing all time
  • ZaarlyChicago
    ZaarlyChicagoAoût 16, 2011
    Regardless of what people say, The Violet Hour is an impressive place to go on a date.
  • Jason V.
    Jason ValentineJanvier 27, 2010
    Very pleased with my drinks. I was less than impressed with watching one of the servers make out with her boyfriend all night. If you want awesome drinks, by all means go there. Service, not so much.
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SAvril 9, 2015
    Best cocktails I've ever had. Try the Tommy Gun, it's sweet & spicy.
  • Wicker Park Bucktown Insider
    Way less crowded during the week and usually there's no line.
  • Nicki W.
    Nicki WalliserJuillet 29, 2011
    Fun spot if you're looking for something outside the box. Cocktails are pretty impressive!
  • Wally N.
    Wally NMai 5, 2013
    It's kind of a definitional thing, but if the place has a liquor license, it's not a speakeasy.
  • Sara S.
    Sara StubblefieldSeptembre 20, 2011
    Best $12 drinks I ever had. Awesome atmosphere as well.
  • Nikol H.
    Nikol HaslerJanvier 28, 2010
    Order a Julietta y Romeo- Wonderful gin fizz with champagne. If possible get a seat in the back. It is worth the wait.
  • John
    JohnNovembre 4, 2012
    Dark & Stormy is one good cocktail, not to be outdone by the Juliet & Romeo!
  • DailyCandy
    DailyCandyDécembre 9, 2010
    Wait in line for a dark, sexy speakeasy experience. House-made syrups, exclusive spirits, suspender-clad bartenders.
  • Kris b.
    Kris bJanvier 30, 2016
    really knowledgeable staff! found exploring their drink selection very fun
  • Mariana J.
    Mariana JAoût 5, 2012
    Get 'the etiquette' .. Is a drink off the menu.. Enjoy!
  • Andy A.
    Andy AntonJuin 19, 2010
    Wants to try Blue Ridge Manhattan at the Violet Hour. Rittenhouse Rye, Carpano Antica, Laphroig, Peach Bitters. sounds awesome,
  • kirsta
    kirstaMars 23, 2010
    Go to Violet Hour. Fabulous drinks separated by liquor type. Great ambiance and the bartenders are so knowledgeable! En savoir plus
  • kailey a.
    kailey arlenFévrier 24, 2015
    Great for a date or amazing drinks
  • Annie C.
    Annie ChambersOctobre 30, 2011
    Cozy atmosphere, beautiful decor, nicely crafted drinks.
  • Karin
    KarinAvril 16, 2014
    Super pricy cocktails! The bouncer is kind of creepy
  • Christine H.
    Speakeasy with assortment of cocktails. Expect a wait. 🍸
  • Gradie O.
    Gradie OakesNovembre 22, 2011
    Esquire Best Bar 2011, Petraskey Pegu Club alumni manning the bar, whiskey smash all the way.
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HirshFévrier 17, 2010
    the drinks are amazing..but try the food! if they have it, the fried peanut butter/banana/honey bites are delish
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HernandezJuillet 4, 2010
    Get their early on weekends.Drinks are good. PB and Bacon app is great. Drinks are great.
  • Davi
    DaviJuillet 15
    Beautiful ambiance. Amazing cocktails.
  • Alexandra I.
    Alexandra IonidesJuillet 4, 2010
    In love, old age feel (maybe the Motown playing) with new age infused cocktails....Romeo & Juliet drink dreamy.
  • Chema S.
    The place has a great atmosphere but the cocktails are the worst we've had in our lives
  • Joe Y.
    Joe Y.Janvier 3, 2014
    Great atmosphere, tasty and intriguing cocktails
  • Agnes K.
    Agnes KumalaAvril 4, 2011
    Try the Pomms and Austin 51- They are both Great if you like sweeter drinks.
  • Daren R.
    Daren RAvril 1, 2014
    Although not designed to, "The Boss" and "Cake in a Jar" pair really well. Cheers.
  • Andy S.
    Andy SternbergJuin 15, 2012
    No Grey Goose here; if you've gotta drink vodka, it's gonna be Tito's... and that's awesome!
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RusnakMai 27, 2012
    Romeo and Juliet: gin, cucumber, mint and rose water. Yum.
  • Le J.
    Le JordanFévrier 22, 2015
    Perhaps the best Old Fashioned I've ever had.
  • Suzie G.
    Suzie GersonDécembre 8, 2012
    Get there before 10pm to avoid a very long line
  • J D.
    J De JesusFévrier 16, 2014
    Real chill place love it!!!!!!!
  • Elizabeth F.
    Elizabeth F.Août 2, 2015
    Moscow nuke, pimms cup, all cocktails.
  • Alex
    AlexSeptembre 9, 2010
    Order the Hush and Wonder. It's made with Creme de Violette and is just amazing.
  • Jeffrey H.
    Jeffrey HarringtonAvril 19, 2011
    Bring a date for a nightcap. Try whatever pisco cocktail is on the menu at the time. It's hard to make a mistake here.
  • Micki M.
    Micki MaynardDécembre 16, 2011
    Although they ban cell phone use, they don't ban photos. Be ready for flashes to go off.
  • The Wall Street Journal
    A perfect martini - head to Rosa's after for some live blues. En savoir plus
  • Cara
    CaraJuin 10, 2012
    Is that an enormous ice cube in your cocktail, or are you just happy to see me?
  • Martha F.
    Martha FelixJanvier 2, 2016
    Cocktails, atmosphere, wonderland setting
  • Liang S.
    Liang ShiMai 10, 2010
    It's not a bar, it's an apothecary. Best drinks in the USA. I'll bet $50 on it. Romeo and Juliet is delicious.
  • Alex P.
    Alex PughAvril 6, 2016
    Very intimate vibrant, great drinks and excellent staff
  • Theresa G.
    Theresa GanchorreJuin 8, 2012
    hidden bar behind graffiti - amazing cocktails
  • Zachary B.
    Zachary BohmAoût 5, 2013
    Don't be afraid to question your sanity and drinks
  • Kristin R.
    Kristin RupertFévrier 9, 2010
    Get the Red Derby and the chickpea "popcorn." you will be able to die happy afterwards.
  • Katya K.
    Katya KilianJuillet 14, 2014
    They make a mean flip (not on the menu)
  • Maggie F.
    Maggie Fritz-MorkinSeptembre 15, 2010
    Don't go in a group bigger than 4, or you won't get to sit in the special high-backed chairs.
  • Todd C.
    Todd CarpenterAoût 6, 2014
    The entrance is somewhat hidden. Don't worry, you're in the right place.
  • Cory B.
    Cory BurnsSeptembre 18, 2012
    Ask for Robbie. He is simply the best.
  • Leah P.
    Leah PickettFévrier 3, 2011
    sexy speakeasy with top-notch cocktails. perfect for date night!
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillSeptembre 18, 2014
    Be sure to get a Sazerac.
  • Melissa T.
    Melissa TanJuin 11, 2013
    You'll never have me. You got that right. Get these
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GildehausMars 18, 2010
    Everyone else loves the Dark & Stormy but I say ask the bartender to make you a Romeo & Juliet.
  • Elyse H.
    Elyse HudsonMars 4, 2012
    The Old Fashioned is to die for!
  • Jessica
    JessicaMars 14, 2011
    Very trendy drink spot. Upscale and classy!
  • Emily S.
    Emily SullivanNovembre 23, 2014
    I liked it but this place is totally overrated. I wouldn't wait in line for it.
  • @soyrev
    @soyrevAoût 4, 2014
    super cliche, super great
  • Kiki R.
    Kiki RMars 16, 2010
    If you're a whiskey drinker, order the Roust About. Incredible smell, deliciously smooth taste.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAoût 30, 2012
    Please, follow the house rules. Please.
  • Marissa H.
    Marissa HarrisAvril 20, 2014
    Very cool! Sexy atmosphere
  • Chris K.
    Chris KDécembre 31, 2013
    Don't play on your cell phone!
  • Tate G.
    Tate GeborkoffJanvier 20, 2010
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Go there, sit at the bar and order The Oldest Living Confederate Widow. Simply amazing!
  • Sameer P.
    Sameer PatelJuillet 29
    Truffle chic peas. Nuff said
  • Seung-Jin H.
    Seung-Jin HamJuin 20, 2012
    juliet & romeo. so refreshing & delicious!
  • Jenny L.
    Jenny LuiAvril 13, 2015
    We so fancy. Usually a line.
  • hector c.
    hector castanedaNovembre 3, 2014
    The drinks are good and the ambience
  • Damon S.
    Great atmosphere but expect snotty hosts and rude doormen
  • Vamsi
    VamsiJuin 3, 2012
    Avoid the "coffee and cigarettes" unless you want something that is bitter and terrible tasting. Try the "vodka cobbler."
  • Daniela V.
    Daniela VinesarMai 27, 2015
    Cocktail are off the hook!!!
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HitonNovembre 17, 2011
    Romeo and Juliet. If you have to ask why, you don't have good taste.
  • Ruta R.
    Ruta RuteleMars 10, 2012
    Try the blinker! Best drink ever
  • omogenis
    omogenisOctobre 18, 2012
    Great cocktail bar..
  • Valentine's Day Movie
    Valentine's Day MovieFévrier 2, 2010
    Enjoy quiet conversation while sipping the Juliet and Romeo cocktail with your beloved. #vday
  • Jon D.
    Jon Du PreyAoût 8, 2014
    Great drinks classy place
  • Ashley
    AshleyJanvier 27, 2013
    Very fancy reminds the parks an rec episode
  • Gretchen H.
    Gretchen HentemannJanvier 30, 2011
    Try the gilded cage and the moscow mule.
  • Jough D.
    Jough DempseyAoût 7, 2014
    Try the cocktails.
  • Le J.
    Le JordanMars 27, 2015
    Very romantic spot.
  • Noel L.
    Noel LoveNovembre 18, 2011
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Rhymes w/Orange Manhattan with Owen! Amazing!!!
  • Jesse S.
    Jesse SextonNovembre 10, 2011
    Makes me feel like the most interesting man in the world.
  • Jenelle
    JenelleMai 30, 2010
    Order the dark and stormy. rum, sweet, spicy and delicious!
  • Rachel Z.
    Rachel ZalupskiOctobre 10, 2014
    Friends, drinks and no phones.
  • Arm C.
    Arm CandyJuillet 3, 2011
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Best place in the city for drinks!!!!!
  • Becca H.
    Becca HenryFévrier 26, 2012
    Try the terrine!
  • Ben F.
    Ben FosterMars 19, 2009
    Go to Violet Hour and order the Woolworth Manhattan with Root Beer Bitters. Get the Thai Curried Deviled Eggs as a side.
  • Ashwin K.
    Ashwin KumarJuin 18, 2013
    You got that right!
  • Fatima A.
    Fatima AbdulsalamFévrier 5, 2016
    The juliet and romeo
  • Lester M.
    Lester MontesaNovembre 13, 2011
    Fries are freaking delicious!
  • Sotero M.
    Sotero MurguiaSeptembre 11, 2010
    Best Mixed Drinks in The United States of 'Merica!
  • Shannon H.
    Shannon HeathFévrier 1, 2013
    Order the "First Snow"
  • Cory W.
    Cory WilletSeptembre 14, 2014
    🍸 Are you having a good time, X💗X💗?
  • Don C.
    Don ClemensJuin 6, 2012
    May be the greatest bar in America!
  • Sue P.
    Sue PhamMai 8, 2012
    Leave a tip at Violet Hour
  • Amar B.
    Amar BhaktaNovembre 27, 2011
    Highly recommend the In The Pines
  • Evan
    EvanMars 17, 2010
    Stiff, old-school drinks. Bring a date. Or a few friends.
  • Nick D.
    Nick DiCosolaJanvier 1, 2014
    Great Drinks!
  • Michael J.
    Michael JarvisDécembre 1, 2011
    Juliet and Romeo is FLAWLESS.
  • David S.
    David SmithSeptembre 14, 2014
    Baseball caps not allowed. Ironic berets welcome.
  • Davin L.
    Davin LohAvril 3, 2015
    What cocktail night SHOULD be.
  • David M.
    David MaAvril 2, 2015
    They don't actually enforce any of these rules, just don't be a dick.
  • Cody M.
    Cody M.Août 20, 2014
    Fun to try something new
  • Sidharth K.
    Sidharth KakkarFévrier 20, 2010
    The Juliet and Romeo is good, but I'd replace the beefeater with a better gin
  • 🎉TÄN👸✨
    🎉TÄN👸✨Avril 14, 2012
    Enjoy with Drink
  • Anna A.
    Anna AmeliaMars 11, 2014
    I'm not hating. ..20minute cocktails are from the 90s. .
  • neerad jet ..
    neerad jet .Octobre 3, 2011
    Nothing groundbreaking here. Still this place is better than wasting money at Aviary. -from a person that been to milk&honey before it was cool.
  • Bribble L.
    Bribble LegitJanvier 23, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Follow the rules.
  • Jorge C.
    Jorge ChavezAvril 7, 2015
    Nombrado finalista del James Beard award
  • Bribble L.
    Bribble LegitJanvier 23, 2012
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Get Henry to make your drink.
  • Sharee O.
    Sharee O.Avril 7, 2012
    Had high expectations and thought it'd be worth the LONG wait but was utterly disappointed
  • Ankur K.
    Ankur KikaniAoût 16, 2014
    Fun drinks
  • Devin G.
    Devin GriffinMars 13, 2011
    The dark and stormy is legit
  • Nick G.
    Nick GMars 29, 2012
    DON'T wear sandals. Also I think girls can wear shorts but not boys. Double standards strike again.
  • gilbert l.
    gilbert laraMai 11, 2012
    Bring your green hat
  • Brandon R.
    Brandon RileyJanvier 28, 2010
    Best date spot in the city. Period.
  • Brian K.
    Brian KazmierczakMai 19, 2011
    I wanted a vodka on the rocks with some olives. The dude looked at me like I was an asshole.
  • Sam P.
    Sam PaniniAvril 23, 2011
    Henry is an awesome bartender
  • Eric H.
    Eric HeneghanJanvier 15, 2010
    Pretty simple, best drinks anywhere. Disagree, why?
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EmmonsMars 13, 2009
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Past the drywall, beyond the curtain. Order something with gin and ask "Why all the different ice?"
  • Niket D.
    Niket DesaiAoût 25, 2013
    Whiskey: Sling.
  • 🎉TÄN👸✨
    🎉TÄN👸✨Avril 14, 2012
    Enjoy with dink
  • Tee B.
    Tee BoneJuillet 23, 2012
    Love Damien
  • Topshop
    TopshopMai 29, 2012
    Who doesn't love a speakeasy?!
  • Mark F.
    Mark F.Octobre 8, 2011
    This place is way over rated and way over priced, not to mention the wait for a mediocre experience is laughable
  • Chris H.
    Chris HallOctobre 1, 2010
    Sazerac...ask them to use Absenthe with it...
  • Tara W.
    Tara WilliamsDécembre 13, 2010
    juilet & romeo = amazing
  • caleb h.
    caleb hanlonDécembre 1, 2014
    Overpriced cocktails!
  • Erik James A.
    Erik James AlbaughAoût 29, 2011
    Speak easy my ass.
  • Tati ✈
    Tati ✈Mai 4, 2014
    Not worth standing outside like it's Studio 54. It's not.
  • John V.
    John VJuin 14, 2010
    A visité ce lieu plus de 10 fois
    Have a drink
  • Saneel R.
    Saneel RadiaMars 4, 2010
    Daisy 17
  • Joshua E.
    Joshua EmmonsMars 27, 2009
    A visité ce lieu plus de 5 fois
    Work my way through the new spring menu.
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