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.

Upcoming Events

Open EVERY Day! Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for fall and winter Buck Burger nights.

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

We now feature the Amazing Kale Burger on our menu, Vegan, Gluten Free, Soy it up with our yummy toppings

Free* Sunday Buffet Menu (4-6pm)

Fall is upon us. This Sunday David is serving up some delicious country fried chicken, biscuits, salad and fries. Don't be late, this food goes fast! Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails.

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

Oct. 15
Fried Chicken & Veggie Burgers

Oct. 22
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Oct. 29
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Nov. 5
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Nov. 12
Nov. 19
Burgers,Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Nov. 26
Fried Chicken & Veggie Burgers

Dec. 3
Meatball & Meatlessball Sandwiches
Dec. 10
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli

Dec. 17
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Dec. 24
Bar Opens at 7p

Dec. 31
Gyros/Falafel (New Years Eve)

Jan. 7
Burgers ,Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Jan. 14
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers
Jan. 21
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Jan. 28
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Feb. 4
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Feb. 11
Feb. 18
Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Feb. 25
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers
Mar. 4
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
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

(Winnifred Birts)

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


Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks! 

The Jolly Pumpkin has arrived!

Lakefront Pumpkin Lager

Stop by and grab a pint of Lakefront Brewing's Pumpkin Lager!

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Cubs Playoff Schedule:

Game 2 - Sun, Oct 15 @ Dodgers 6:38 PM
Game 3 - Tue, Oct 17 vs Dodgers 8:01 PM
Game 4 - Wed, Oct 18 vs Dodgers 8:01 PM
Game 5 - Thu, Oct 19 vs Dodgers 7:08 PM

Halloween Weekend:

Thursday: Bear Den's Lumberjacks & Lederhosen

Friday: Trikone Chicago Presents - Jai Ho(rror)!

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Saturday: Join us for our Costume Contest & Dance Party!

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Music - Food - Culture

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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!

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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!

 Patios are still open, weather permitting till late fall for Big Chicks. Back patio with fountain and flowers ready for dining every night and especially Buck Burger every Monday!

Tweet Patio Umbrellas

Stop in to Tweet everyday for some delicious brunch, lunch and cocktails! We are open at 8:30 am every morning.

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New Brews at Chicks


Around the Bend (IL) - "Villainous" - American IPA 6.3% ABV

5 Rabbits Cerveceria (IL) - "5 Rabbits" - Golden Ale 5.3% ABV

Bell's (MI) - "Best Brown"

On Tap:

 "Magic Hat #9"

"Cross of Gold"

"Blue Moon"

"Miller Lite"

"Gone Away"

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 30 year 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 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 

New Brews:


Victory: Golden Monkey

Allagash: White

Now on Tap: 

Blue Moon, Miller Lite, Half Acre: Gone Away, Lakefront: Pumpkin & Revolution: Cross of Gold