River North Cocktail Bars Perfect For a Night Out

River North Cocktail Bars

Whether you’re looking for a casual setting, live music or an all around good time, there’s a place for you near HUBBARD221. Located in River North, you’ll find easy access to all the fun hot spots. Indulge in a night out at these River North cocktail bars.

The Franklin Room

This speakeasy style whiskey bar serves spirits from independent distilleries and limited-edition rare releases. If you’re looking for something new or different, The Franklin Room is the place for you. Whiskey lovers can enter into The Whiskey Keep program for sophisticated bottle service. You can also partake in cocktails, fine spirits, beer and wine. Walk here from HUBBARD221 in less than 10 minutes.

Arbella Chicago

This intimate, modern cocktail bar offers more than 25 different cocktails inspired by places around the world. Try their Chicago Fire Extinguisher, 50 Shades of Jade, Alpaca My Bags and more. Hang out here on weekends and enjoy live, local DJs. HUBBARD221 is less than 10 minutes from Arbella.


This sleek and modern wine and Champagne bar offers a wide selection of international spirits and cocktails. Taste some of their signature cocktails like The Fashionista or Hello, Dalí! You can’t go wrong at Marchesa, just a five minute walk from HUBBARD221.


Enjoy live music every night at Bassment. Thursday through Saturday you can treat your tastebuds to a Queen Bey, Tupac, Micheal Jackson and other well known artist named cocktails. For large groups, The Notorious B.I.G. is meant to be shared. Make a night of it at Bassment, only a minutes from HUBBARD221.

Marshall’s Landing

Sip on a cocktail while enjoying the view of Chicago. This earthy, modern bar is located on the second floor of Merchandise Mart. Choose from a selection of signature, classic, infused and mock cocktails. Stop in for a happy hour and catch up with friends. Marshall’s Landing is just a five minute walk from HUBBARD221.

Enjoy a night out at these River North cocktail bars. Sip on some unique, specialty cocktails or stick to what you know. When you live at HUBBARD221, you’re only a 5-10 minute walk away.

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