About

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 Chicago — 100 Best of 2015

Standing Stone at The Whistler
 

The recipe sounds heavy: It’s Scotch, vanilla, allspice and Angostura bitters. But the end product is...

Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2012
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2015
Time Out Chicago — 2016 Bar of the Year
2015 Best Cocktails in America
The Chicago Traveler — Master Mixologists
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2010
Details Magazine — Spice Up Your Cocktails
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2014
Time Out — 100 Best of 2009
VODA Magazine
Metrowize — The Best Mixology & Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America
Chicagoist — The 12 Best Cocktail Bars In Chicago
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Vogue Magazine — Destination Chicago
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2011
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2011
Food & Wine Magazine — Kümmel 101
Playboy — 15 Cocktails on National Rum Day
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008
ZAGAT — 16 Must-Try Cocktail Destinations Around the U.S.
GQ Magazine — Welcome To Chicago
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone