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Planning an extravagant date night can be a great way to experience the best restaurants in Chicago and check out some of the city's top attractions. The only downfall? It can get expensive fast. If you're short on cash but still want to plan an epic night out, steal one of our cheap date ideas. Skip the Netflix marathon and check out iconic city landmarks, gratis concerts, awesome arcade bars and free things to do in Chicago—all without breaking the bank. These 12 cheap date ideas don't sacrifice fun, but they will give your wallet a rest.
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