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The Drifter, Chicago

#90 of 158 in Nightlife in Chicago
Nightlife · Bar / Club
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  • Brilliant atmosphere, cocktails and music. Really feels like a 20/30s bar. Love the hidden doorway. Really cool place. Gets very busy so get there early to get a table  more »
  • We were in the green door tavern above when the bar staff let us know about their "secret" speakeasy bar below. Just look for the secret door behind the book shelf for the way into The Drifter. We...  more »
  • This place is a must see if you love authentic and historical places to visit. A true speakeasy feel. The cocktails were very yummy. Very small place, dimly lit and is truly an exciting experience. We got to see two acts. The first one was a juggler and the second a burlesque dancer. Highly recommend.
  • Such a unique and special place. This is the speakeasy for those who want something far off the beaten path. Winnie was the host the night we went and she was accommodating and knowledgeable. Can’t wait to experience it again.

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