The Whistler is a bar, gallery, record label, and venue that hosts live music and DJs seven nights a week. Our award-winning cocktail program features an always-changing menu of classics, contemporary favorites, and Whistler originals. Our stage hosts an eclectic mix of jazz, punk, rock, electronic, country, and soul, along with Movieoke, film screenings, and other artistic endeavors. No cover charge. 21+ (proper ID required). Capacity 74. For concert or DJ booking, email booking @ whistlerchicago.com. For press inquiries, email heidi @ h2publicrelations.com. For anything else, email info @ whistlerchicago.com.

Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails

Free Rider at the Whistler

The tiki revival comes to life at this music venue/cocktail bar once every other month (next: August 19) with tropical-retro cocktails. The bar also features a weekly-changing tiki drink on its...

LA Times
The Chicago Traveler — Master Mixologists
VODA Magazine
Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2012
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
New City — Best New Bar
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America
Chicagoist — The 12 Best Cocktail Bars In Chicago
Vogue Magazine — Destination Chicago
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2011
Food & Wine Magazine — Kümmel 101
Chicagoist — Artists Behind "Relax Attack" Jazz Series Posters Honored
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2011
Metrowize — The Best Mixology & Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
GQ Magazine — Welcome To Chicago
Playboy — 15 Cocktails on National Rum Day
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Time Out — 100 Best of 2009
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2013
2015 Best Cocktails in America