Big Chicks

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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.

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Open EVERY Day! Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for Winter Buck Burger nights. Board games available to play!

 Welcome Birthday Parties!

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

We now feature the Beyond Meat Burger and the Amazing Kale Burger on our menu.

Free* Sunday Buffet Menu (4-6pm) dine in only

Spring is around the corner. David is serving food inside for the season. Don't be late, this food goes fast! Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails.

And don't forget $3 Vodka Lemonades - All Day - All Night!!

Mar. 11
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Mar. 18
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Mar. 25
Apr. 1
Easter (pizza)
Apr. 8
Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Apr. 15
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Apr. 22
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Apr. 29
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
May 6
May 13
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers (Mother’s Day)May 20
Depending on weather, Hopefully outdoor BBQ

 Experience our featured women artists in our collections:

FEATURED ARTISTS: Zuleyka Benitez, Coleen Plumb, Hollis Siegler, Diane Arbus, Lisette Model, Cunningham   Cuirej & Lochman,  Patty Carroll, Flor Garduno, Laura Volkerdink,  Mary Lou Zelazny, Phyllis Bramson, Ruth Bernhard, Graciela Iturbide,  Thorne-Thomsen,   Deborah Bright, Jane Calvin, Jen Davis and many more!    Alcfl404

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


Every Thursday! Come for the drama, stay for the fun.

Rupaul All Stars 3 Final

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 3!

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Stop in after work and join us every Thursday for new episodes! Be here early to get a seat in Salon and Bar! Show airs beginning at 7pm.  Jenn is serving food starting at 4pm and Mike is behind the bar. Late night with Kyle!

Thursday March 15th 

ALC Team CÜR St. Patty's Day Fundraiser

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Stop in and try the new Beyond Burger! Vegan - Gluten Free - Plant Based

Our house made turkey burgers have be reformulated to be Gluten Free

Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks! 

New Brews

Now On Tap - 

Lagunitas: IPA (Chicago)


Great Lakes: Conway's Irish Ale (Ohio)

Great Lakes Conway Irish Ale

New Bottles & Cans

Wittekerke Wild

Wittekerke Wild - Belgian Wild 

Virtue Michigan Harvest 4

Virtue Ciders - Michigan Harvest (MI)

Music - Food - Culture

Overall Index Scruggs Reader Mural 6977

Chicago Reader: Best of Chicago 2017!

Best Gay Bar & Best Lesbian Bar

And congrats to our sister restaurant: Tweet, Let's Eat for winning Best Brunch!! 

Thanks again to all our wonderful friends, family, and patrons for your support!

Bestgaybars Buzzfeed2017

We made the list!
"The 50 BEST Gay Bars In the USA, According To Yelp!"

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

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New Brews at Chicks

On Tap:

"Blue Moon"

"Miller Lite"

Great Lakes: "Conway's Irish Ale"

Half Acre: "Lead Feather"

Check it out: According to TimeOut Chicago - we host one of "Chicago Best Inclusive Dance Parties"! 

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Chicago's Best Inclusive Dance Parties

Visit  Facebook or Flickr to see pictures from the celebrations.  #BIGCHICKS30TH

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And check out this nice article by the Windy City Times, covering our journey!

And also some great photos they took of our celebrations!

Sheridan Road became Big Chicks Honorary Way. Very cool

Its cold outside, but the Kitchen is cookin good warm food and we are pouring drinks to keep you warm inside.

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

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 (2X-3X)

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Spread the news tell your friends, the T Shirts make great gifts!

Big Chicks in the news:
Check out some of our write-ups and list-makings

The Chicago Tribune: Best Place for a First Date in Chicago! Feb. 2018

The Culture Trip : Best LGBT bars in Chicago! 
The Culture Trip: The Best 10 Gay Bars in Uptown, Chicago

Chicago Reader!

Big Chicks voted Best Gay Bar in Chicago!!
2 Years in a row! Thanks EVERYONE!

Make that 3 years in a row! Best Gay Bar 2017

And Best Lesbian Bar 2017

TimeOut Chicago!

The Most Inclusive Dance Parties in Chicago 2017 - FKA! Article

The Best LGBT parties and nightlife in Chicago 2016 - FKA!! Full Article

Best Gay Bars in CHICAGO 2016 -  HERE


Best 15 Gay Bars in Chicago - Article

Windy City Times:

Stewpendous Trivia - Article


Top 50 Gay Bars in the USA - according to Yelp! Article