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2016 Olympics restaurant and bar specials

Whether you want great Brazilian food or want a cheap drink with a side of Olympics, these spots have you covered

Photograph: Marcin Cymmer
Sang-Rio at SPiN

Whether you're just looking for a great place to watch the Olympics or hoping to score a great Brazilian dish or fun cocktail with cachaça, Chicago's restaurants and bars are gearing up for a few weeks of excitement for the 2016 Rio Olympics. 

Carnivale

Enjoy Brazilian bites at Carnivale August 1–7. Every night, the restaurant will be doing a dinner special of moqueca de bacalhau ($28) with cod, Bahia  seafood stew, bacon lardons and yucca dumplings. Pair them with one of the $11 drink specials, including papaya, açai and strawberry capirinhas.

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West Loop

BIG Bar

BIG Bar has plenty of TVs to watch the game and great drink specials to go along with it. Grab a caipirinha ($12), a $20 bucket of Miller or Coors, $25 Miller Lite towers or a $4 16-ounce Miller Lite draft.

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Loop

SPiN

For the full two weeks of the Olympics, head to SPiN for the Sang-Rio cocktail ($13) to catch your favorite sport and watch some ping pong while you're at it. The drink's packed with cachaça, creole bitters, Chartreuse, Costa Nostra shrub, honey syrup, orange liqueur and sherry.

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River North
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Stanley’s Kitchen & Tap

For the opening night of the Olympics, head to a watch party at Stanley's Kitchen & Tap with $4 Budweiser, $4 'Merica Whiskey shots and $12 buckets of Coors Banquet.

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Lincoln Park

Commonwealth Tavern

Commonwealth Tavern will be serving up food and drink specials including sandwiches and tacos all under $14 for the entirety of the Olympics. Stop by to watch your game and eat on the cheap.

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North Center

Hubbard Inn

Head to the Hubbard Inn for a month of specials changing week to week. Focusing on a different country each week (United States, Italy, Spain and France) there's a $10 classic cocktail in the spirit of the week's country along with dishes in the same vein.

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River North
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Taryn K

You forgot the Olympic sandwiches at Poag Mahone's in the loop!  My faves are the "Phelps Smoked Pork Belly" and "Putin's Dope Beef".