(312) 733-337941.884666 -87.648993 838 W Randolph St (between Green and Peoria Sts) West Loop, Chicago
Fri, Sat 5pm–2am (closed Sun–Thu)Average cocktail: $12
Vivo's upstairs private-dining space morphs into a cocktail lounge called the Vault on weekends—sort of. On one visit, a corner of the second-story space was used as overflow seating for restaurant diners. But at the small bar, a workhorse bartender poured startlingly strong cocktails into chilled martini glasses for a crowd of silver-haired men and their screeching young “girlfriends."