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Open EVERY Day! Specials dine-in only.
Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for Buck Burger nights & board games out to play!
~ Welcome Birthday Parties! ~ Holiday 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 Autumn Buffet Menu
(4-6pm - dine in only - drink purchase required)
David is serving up a rotating menu for the Fall.
Don't be late, this food goes fast!
Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails
Fried Chicken & Veggie Burgers
Pizza and salad, its Thanksgiving weekend!
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Gyros/Falafel (New Years Eve)
Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
And don't forget our $3 Vodka Lemonades -
Experience the many 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!
Henry Clay Anderson.
Separate, but Equal, Images from the Segregated South, by Henry Clay Anderson "Separate, but equal is an extraordinary treasure: Rediscovered photographs that document a virtually ignored and neglected chapter in African-American history - the proud, dignified community of middle-class blacks that existed throughout the South at the dawn of the civil rights movement" with an essay by Clifton L. Taulbert Enjoy photos from this collection at Big Chicks.
Open 4pm daily, Sat 9am, Sun 10am for brunch
Happy Thanksgiving! It's almost here.
We will have a huge party Wednesday night before Thanksgiving with DJ dancing, kitchen is open.
THANKSGIVING NIGHT WE WILL OPEN AT 7PM, STOP IN FOR HOLIDAY CHEER AND THANKSGIVING LIBATIONS! KITCHEN IS CLOSED THANKSGIVING NIGHT ONLY.
KITCHEN OPEN 4 PM DAILY! 6 PM ON SUNDAY!
Join us for cocktail hour specials daily as well as our great food. Salads are ever popular, try the Walter Salad, yum!
PRETZEL BUNS now available for your sandwiches, they are Vegan, so you can add it to your Beyond Meat burger! ($1 EXTRA)
Check us out in the Michelin Guide's:
Check out our feature in "bon appétite"!
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
Thank you to TimeOutChicago - and to all YOU for your patronage, love and support!!
America's Top 10 Cities for LGBTQ Travelers - AMEX Essentials
Check out the full article HERE
Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks! Food specials every day.
Vander Mill: Totally Roasted (MI)
Metropolitan: Flywheel (Chicago)
Delirium: Tremens - (Belgium)
Belgian Strong Ale
Lagunitas: Maximus (Chicago)
Bell's: Best Brown Ale (MI)
Music - Food - Culture
Learn a bit more about our fabulous owner - Michelle Fire, Big Chicks, & Tweet in this write up from VoyageChicago!
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!
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!
Currently On Tap:
Half Acre: "Gone Away"
Vander Mill: "Totally Roasted" cider
Check it out:
According to TimeOut Chicago - we host one of "Chicago Best Inclusive Dance Parties"!
And also some great photos they took of our celebrations!
Sheridan Road became Big Chicks Honorary Way. Very cool
You have been asking for them and now they are back in stock!!!
GET YOUR BIG CHICKS T Shirt!!
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)
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
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
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