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The Violet Hour, Chicago

4.4
#107 of 160 in Nightlife in Chicago
Door policy:

The Violet Hour does not accept reservations, we operate on a first come first serve basis. If there is a wait upon your arrival, our door host will take your name and cell phone number then call when seating becomes available.

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4.7
TripAdvisor
  • True to the speakeasy idea, this place does a great job! No sign outside, large curtains, dim lights, small tables, and many cocktail choices this place was a great stop. While the cocktails are pricy...  more »
  • Hidden door, bouncer with bar concealed behind theatrical curtains, funky decor that's a cross between a suburban spare bedroom and Alice's tea party, The Violet Hour is simply that cool and memorable...  more »
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  • This place is amazing, and I'm not sure what else to say about it. The cocktails are inspired and crafted to perfection! Though there may be a wait (sorry, no reservations here), it's certainly worth it if you want an authentic high-class cocktail experience. If you can, try to sit at the bar, where the extremely knowledgeable and friendly barkeeps will help guide you through the menu, even going as far as tweaking the standard menu items to more closely match your tastes. I can't recommend it enough!
  • I rarely give 5 stars but here I must! This place was such a pleasant surprise. Its literally hidden with nothing much on the outside to give it away until you find your way in. The ambiance is cozy/romantic/laid back and so chilled. The decor is classy and the layout to match. It's been a while since I was there but I do recall being very impressed by their drinks selections.

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