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.

New City — Best New Bar
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2013
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America
Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2015
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2012
2015 Best Cocktails in America
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone
LA Times
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2014
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2011
Beyond the Loop — Logan Square
The Chicago Traveler — Master Mixologists
Time Out — 100 Best of 2009
New City — Best New Bar
Playboy — 15 Cocktails on National Rum Day
Chicagoist — Artists Behind "Relax Attack" Jazz Series Posters Honored
Vogue Magazine — Destination Chicago
VODA Magazine
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2010
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
Food & Wine Magazine — Kümmel 101