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  • We met the band Kate Boy last night after dancing our butts off, had our ticket stubs signed, and got pictures!
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The Empty Bottle

341 reviews on Yelp
Bar & Pub
·$$$
Open Now·5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Mon:5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Tue:5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Wed:5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Thu:3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Fri:3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  • Sat:11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
  • Sun:11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
This is arguably one of the best medium-sized performance spaces in the city. The décor is collegiate and the drink prices are fair. There are pool tables and p... more
This is arguably one of the best medium-sized performance spaces in the city. The décor is collegiate and the drink prices are fair. There are pool tables and pinball machines in the front room, alongside thrift store couches. The main area is large and there is a dance floor. There are acts every night and any of the local celebrity bands can be seen there, alongside international acts on their way through town. Cover prices vary and weekends are always sure to see a crowd.... less
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Reviews

  • Adriana P.
    Adriana P.
    3/7/2018
    Great venue, the shows here feel really intimate. Seeing Xiu Xiu and Thurston Moore here were unforgettable. The photo booth is really cute (pictures come out in a set of 1 black and white and...more
  • Hallie M.
    Hallie M.
    4/7/2018
    Place is great; music is nice, people are great, drinks taste even better. but if i must complain about one thing it would be how slippery the drinks were. Not only once, but twice was my beverage...more
  • Sara S.
    Sara S.
    3/27/2018
    This is probably my favorite venue in Chicago and it is just so classic Chicago! Next door and connected is Bite, which is a great, casual, inexpensive, BYOB restaurant. The Empty Bottle has cheap...more
  • Della B.
    4/15/2018
    We love doing brunch here (from Bite next door). Drinks are good, always something fun going on, and Lindsey is our favorite bartender!!! I would give this 6 stars if I could because my dog loves...more
  • Marcus G.
    Marcus G.
    3/24/2017
    If you are a fan of dive bars, cheap beer, and loud music, this is the place for you. This is probably one of the most underground, hipster bars I've ever been in; that is not a knock to this...more