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Zebra Lounge, Chicago

#142 of 158 in Nightlife in Chicago
Nightlife · Bar / Club
The Zebra lounge has been in business in Chicago since 1929 and holds the third oldest liquor license in the city. The bar, located off the main Division strip inside the Canterbury Court apartment building, features live piano players seven nights a week. Known for secret celebrity drop-ins over the years, the bar is regularly packed with an eclectic mix of regulars, newcomers, socialites and Elton John junkies.
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  • Zebra lounge packs the a full house of people and good times into a cozy little space! No matter how shy you are, you’ll be singing along with the lively pianist and feeling like you belong in this.....  more »
  • We visited this place on saturday nov 11. We had a blast! The piano player was excellent. Good ambiance, every were singing! Service was quick, we didn't had a problem with the bartenders as other.....  more »
  • Live pianist was incredible. Interesting mix of kind of sophisticated mid-20s and some older folks. Bar tenders are knowledgeable and interactive. Would highly recommend going with a small group of friends on a weekend or your second stop on your date. Only about 20-30 people max can fit in here which makes it intimately fun.
  • When I lived in Chicago I frequented this place many times. Even on there slow nights it is a pretty raucous experience. The piano player Kevan Eftekhari is a must see talent that embodies the sound of Chicago. They make a good Gin and Tonic and the bartenders are lively folk. Must visit if you are in the area.

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