Succeeding in the bar biz often requires hooch hucksterism, like daily drink specials and karaoke. This small, steps-from-the-Loop bar isn’t immune, but at the end of the workday, the crowd of lawyers, law students and traders applauds the basics: decent prices, no-frills munchies and a killer soundtrack (think old Bowie) played loud enough to appreciate but low enough to talk over.
|Venue name:||Manhattan’s Bar (CLOSED)||Contact:|
415 S Dearborn Ave
|Cross street:||between Congress Pkwy and Van Buren St|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Sat 11am–2am (closed Sun)|
|Transport:||El stop: Blue, Red to Jackson; Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Library. Bus: 22, 62, 145.|
|Price:||Average cocktail: $5|
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