Subway: Red to Grand(312) 644-0004 theorychicago.com41.889975 -87.628636 9 W Hubbard St (between State and Dearborn Sts) River North, Chicago
Mon–Fri 11am–2am; Sat 11am–3am; Sun 11am–midnightAverage cocktail: $8
Save the yelling with your arms over your head for the Wrigleyville sports bars; this newcomer is for the sophisticated sports fan. The stools are cushioned, the music is mixed, and the specialty drinks are potent. The sleek decor and ambience could easily make you forget that you’re in a sports lounge, if only you could turn your head without seeing at least three flat-screens.