At the Hoxton, a splashy new hotel in the West Loop, there are several different drinking experiences you can have, but none is better than basement bar Lazy Bird. When your eyes adjust to the dimly lit room, page through Lee Zaremba’s pièce de résistance of a menu, which includes a whopping 52 classic cocktails that have been refined and perfected for your drinking pleasure. Start with the Negroni and work your way up to the Grasshopper, which is crafted with oat milk and tastes like a Thin Mint cookie in liquid form.
There's no denying that the West Loop is one of Chicago's most influential dining neighborhoods, but the drinking scene here is no slouch either. Because of its central location and overflow of amazing eateries, it makes perfect sense that West Loop bars are among the finest in the city. Hit up some of the best cocktail bars in Chicago, sip your way through expertly curated wine lists and learn a little something at top Chicago breweries. Just be sure to pad your belly at the best West Loop restaurants before you go. Ready for a drink? Hit up the these excellent West Loop bars and tell them we sent you.
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