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Tax Day deals at restaurants and bars

Eat on the cheap with these cocktails, pastries, appetizers and beer at Chicago restaurants and bars with Tax Day deals

Clement Canne Bleue Rhum Agricole and Fernet Branca with Cane Cola Highball
Photograph: Andrew Nawrocki Clement Canne Bleue Rhum Agricole and Fernet Branca with Cane Cola Highball

If you haven't paid your taxes yet, go do that now. All done? Great. Ease the pain of April 15 by heading to Chicago restaurants and bars offering Tax Day deals on burgers, margaritas, wings, and other dishes and drinks.

Tax day deals in Chicago

Restaurants, Pizza

Bar Toma

icon-location-pin Streeterville

Pizza and tequila shots? What more do you need? On Monday, April 18, Bar Toma will serve half off all draft and tequila shots.

Photograph: Max Herman
Bars, Bars

Clark Street Bar

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Grab a hot dog and a $2 Bud Light with a pickleback shot ($5) to drink tax day away on April 18. Looking for something a little harder? Grab a $5 vodka lemonade or a $3.50 draft beer.

Photograph: Donna Rickles
Restaurants, Seafood

Devon Seafood Grill

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On Monday, April 18, Devon Seafood Grill will be serving up house red and white wines and appetizers for $4.18. Be nice to your wallet with a smoked salmon flatbread or fried oyster sliders.

Bars, Cocktail bars


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Drink your tax woes away with a special happy hour from GreenRiver. From 11:30am–7pm on April 18, enjoy a handful of cocktails (we like the Grey Wolf and the Governor of Illinois on this list) for only $10.40.

Restaurants, Japanese

Izakaya Mita

icon-location-pin Bucktown

Ease the pain of filing your 1040 with a $10.40 lobster slider and cocktail from Izakaya Mita. The cocktail (also $10.40) has gin, sake, dry vermouth and orange juice and will help you forget just how much you filed this year.

Macarons at Vanille patisserie
Photograph: Martha Williams
Restaurants, Patisseries

Vanille Patisserie

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Vanille Patisserie will serve chocolate-covered macarons for $1. Pick from classic vanilla or raspberry at the Lincoln Park, Lakeview and French Market locations.