Paul McGee's Logan Square tiki haven wholeheartedly embraces his passion for island drinks. The core components of the tiki style are here—cocktails that double as flower arrangements, lush tropical decor, Hawaiian print–clad bartenders and Americanized Chinese snacks—but the drinks are more challenging (and interesting) than you find at most tiki bars. The lush asthetic extends to Lost Lake co-owners Shelby Allison and Paul McGee's hidden Secret Sound speakeasy on the second floor of Time Out Market Chicago, where a menu of rum-soaked cocktails that will transport you to a faraway beach.
While some will laud the variety and ingenuity of Logan Square restaurants, this is primarily the neighborhood to visit when you need a drink. You can't throw a rock in Logan Square without hitting a cocktail bar or a descent taproom serving freshly brewed beer (don't worry, there are still a few dive bars in the area). If you want to drink in some of the most talked-about watering holes in Chicago, add these amazing Logan Square bars to your itinerary.
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