166 E Superior St (312-523-0923)
The namesake 29th-floor view is the thing at this tiny rooftop bar—at least, that’s what everybody says. But though the patio section is nice, the view of the skyline is not stunning enough to fight for a seat there. Especially when you can sit at the stylish indoor bar and get just as much beauty out of one of the carefully crafted cocktails.
Height: 29th floor
Drink of choice: Shake, Rattle and Hum: Bacardi rum, HUM botanical spirit, lime juice and syrup
If you eat one thing… Why not have it be ceviche?
Wait for a table: 20 minutes
Crowd: Yuppies and hotel guests
166 E Superior St (312-523-0923). El: Red to Chicago. Bus: 3, 4, 26, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 151. Mon–Thu 5–11pm; Fri–Sat 5pm–2am; Sun 5pm–midnight. Average cocktail: $11. Open year-round.
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