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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

349 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

  • Jack Reach R.
    Jack Reach R.
    9/24/2018
    I love smaller venues much more than the bigger ones and The Empty Bottle is tiny! I went to check out The Black Lips at this awesome little music venue that I had never been to previously. It was...more
  • Coreen W.
    Coreen W.
    10/13/2018
    The Empty Bottle is a powerful place and I'll tell you why. I personally hate country music and have a personal vendetta against it. So I have no idea why I decided to go to their Hard Honky Tonk...more
  • Sarah B.
    Sarah B.
    10/17/2018
    Went here for a concert & waited in a line that wrapped into a residential neighborhood for well over an hour. not really feeling the environment for concerts especially when people are coming to...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
  • 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