Big Chicks

Visit TWEET restaurant

Free Wifi · Cash Only

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5024 North Sheridan RD

Google Map 773 728 5511

Men and men; women and women; men and women: all are welcome here at the Uptown Bar.

Upcoming Events

Open EVERY Day! 


Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for Buck Burger nights (board games out to play)!

 ~ Welcome Birthday Parties! ~ 

Kitchen opens @ 4pm Monday - Saturday, 6pm Sunday 

Call 773 728 5511 for pick up food orders! 

Not available Mondays,  all specials dine-in only. 

Free* Sunday BBQ Menu

(4-6pm - dine in only - drink purchase required)

David is serving up a rotating menu for the season.

Don't be late, this food goes fast!

Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails 

Winter Buffet Menu:


March 24th

Burgers, Dogs, Brats & Veggie Burgers

March 31st

Fried Chicken / Veggie Burgers

April 7th

Meatball / Veggieball Sandwiches

April 14th

Italian Beef / Mostaccioli

April 21st

Easter - Pizza

And don't forget  our $3 Vodka Lemonades

Experience the many artists in our collections by stopping in to look or go to our gallery for a preview. Dawoud Bey has a huge show at AIC. You can go to our featured artists to find out more.

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Metro Flywheel 
Bright Lager

Delirium: Tremens - (Belgium)

Delerium Tremens
Belgian Strong Ale

Lagunitas: Maximus (Chicago)

Strong IPA

Lagunitas Hop Water 2

Lagunitas: Hop Water (Non-Alcoholic!)

New on Tap:

21st Amendment:

21st Blood Orange B Fo D

Blood Orange Brew Free! or Die IPA

Blood Orange Brew Free! is brewed like our original west coast style Brew Free! or Die IPA, but with an abundance of fresh blood orange puree and a twist of citrusy dry hops. Refreshingly different. As Abe would say, “Whatever you are, be a good one.”



Open 4pm daily, Sat 9am, Sun 10am for brunch


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  Looking for something new, refreshing? 

Lagunitas Hop Water 2

We've got a new option for you! Lagunitas Sparkling Hop Water!

                   Ø ALCOHOL  - Ø CARBS - Ø CALORIES - Ø SUGAR !!

Light - Citrusy - Floral - Refreshing! Great base for Mocktails. Ask us to mix it up for you

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On Thursday nights the Tweet side will be open for all our teams    and big parties to sit and drink and eat in!    

Kitchen open til midnight.

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Fridays and Saturdays are all about friends, cocktails, good food, conversation and dancing! 

Start with Jenn and BRANDON (he's back for Fridays) and Suzanne and Mauricio on Fridays.  

Then put those dancing shoes on with Don at the turntable starting at 9pm. Lots of fun happenings at Chicks...look for them! Mauricio, Suzanne and Brandon are behind the bar Fridays....and Stuart is behind the bar on Saturdays! 

Come enjoy cocktails and good company in a cozy, welcoming place. x michelle

KITCHEN OPEN 4 PM DAILY! ( 6pm on Sunday after BBQ)  Cheese plates available from bar til close.  Includes a vegan cheese tray which is great btw. Makes a great snack after midnight!

Check out our feature in "bon appétite"! 

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Big Chicks Lead Bon Appetit

A big shout of thanks to everyone who made these past years so wonderful! I am truly grateful for all we have shared! To David Tamarkin from Bon Appetit, a terrific writing piece, thank you! 

- Love Michelle

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Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks!

Food specials every day

Music - Food - Culture

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Learn a bit more about our fabulous owner - Michelle Fire, Big Chicks, & Tweet in this write up from VoyageChicago!

Thanks to all our wonderful patrons for joining us on our journey and for showing your continued love and support!

You have been asking for them and now they are back in stock!!!


Orange on black Tomcat shirt is in stock in all sizes including xxl.

Back in stock are both colors of "Strength and Health","Bar at the end of the Universe", "Ursine Desires", and finally the reissue of TOMCAT!
All shirts are $20 (Sm-XL) $22 Larger sizes can be ordered.

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