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Bars open on Thanksgiving

If you need to escape the family after dinner, head to one of these bars open on Thanksgiving in Chicago

Photograph: Max Herman

Maybe you need a break from touchy topics at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Maybe you need a great place to catch a football game (even if the Bears aren't playing this year). Or maybe you just need a craft beer. Find all that and more in our guide to bars open on Thanksgiving.

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Bars open on Thanksgiving

The Broken Shaker

For cocktail lovers looking for a place to relax, visit the Broken Shaker and enjoy a variety of cocktails from bartender Freddie Sarkis.

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River North


Delilah's has more than 750 whiskey choices and will be open from 4pm-2am on Thanksgiving. 

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Sheffield & DePaul

Eight Bar

Stop by this Gold Coast bar on the first floor of Maple & Ash for a fancy cocktail before heading to your family's Thanksgiving dinner.

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Rush & Division

The Game Room

The Game Room will be open from 11am-2am on Thanksgiving, and it's a perfect chance to try a fall cocktail.

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Attention beer drinkers—while Hopleaf's kitchen won't be open, the bar will be, starting at 6pm.

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Lottie's is opening at 6pm. You'll be able to grab a Thanksgiving pizza (think turkey, cranberry, white sauce and mozzarella) and a swath of $4 beers to wash away those holiday blues.

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The OSB at Longman & Eagle

In case you're hungry after Thanksgiving dinner, head to the OSB at Longman & Eagle starting at 3pm for a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich. And booze, of course.

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Logan Square

The Owl

Open for a post-Thanksgiving party, head to the Owl from 10pm–4am for late night specials like $5 Miller High Life and PBR tallboys.

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Logan Square

Remedy Bar

Need a break from the fam? Head to Remedy Bar for a post-Thanksgiving relief party from 10pm–4am with an $8 beer and shot combo (Miller High Life and Evan Williams).

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The Scout

The sports bar will be open for football games, so head on down for the best game day spot.

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Near South Side

Timothy O'Toole's

Catch all the Thanksgiving football games at Timothy O'Toole's—that is, if you aren't too tired from their Turkey Testicle Festival on Wednesday night.

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