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Address: 954 W. Belmont Ave., at N. Sheffield Ave., Lake View, Chicago, IL
Phone Number:
+1 773-348-4975
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Tue 22:00 - 04:00
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 04:00
Sat 17:00 - 05:00

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Dark and crowded

Typical late night club, crowded dance floor, and mixed age crowd. The bartenders do an excellent job of keeping up, and the security people walk the entire place to ensure no... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 April 2016
Coleen O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Typical late night club, crowded dance floor, and mixed age crowd. The bartenders do an excellent job of keeping up, and the security people walk the entire place to ensure no problems. bathroom lines are long, but that's a norm any night club. Definitely a place to go, although nothing special but a nice place.

1 Thank Coleen O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Very weird crowd and terrible bat service. The bar staff doesn't listen to you at all took me 3 times to repeat a captain sprite. Also place is cash only. What place these days doesn't accept a credit card. Would strongly discourage going to this place. Don't mind dive bars but this is a bad one

Thank Coaler2004
Chicago, Illinois
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180 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Right off the Red line, Berlin is a true gay club. Went there on a Saturday night and it was packed! So much fun! There are two bars, a small photo booth, and plenty of small stages that anyone can dance on! Worth the visit!

Thank kaitlin8899
Roselle, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

I always heard this place was a lot of fun. I went there and had a great time. $5 to get in and heads up CASH BAR ONLY! Everyone was super friendly and no one judged. Go in with an open mind to have fun and you will. Main reason for going was to dance the night away, which I... More 

1 Thank Rachael A
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

the transportaion in berlin is outstanding. buy the "berlin welcom card" to the time of your stay in berlin and you can get on and off all the trains, busses, electric trains. we find it very convinient. the 100 and 200 lines gets you to all the attractions. the Punctuality is without words. you dont have to rent a car... More 

3 Thank Tali R
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

You can never go wrong going to berlins...affordable drinks...strangers who you can just dance with and party all night with!!!!!

Thank leti j
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2011

Sent ther on a Sunday after hearth Berlin football match on the Saturday couldn't get in as cleaning stadium,queued up for hours. No sign to say couldn't go in

Thank StuartMackinlay
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2011

i love this place. it's always packed, its decorated ridiculously inside, and you can wear whatever you want -go in drag, an evening gown, shorts and a t- shirt - no judgement and they have great djs most of the time. also open till 4am on the weekends

1 Thank kfie
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2011

I wanted to visit Berlin during Pride 2011 visit to Chicago. It sounded like a fun place and I was drawn by the promise of alternative dance music. While the music was good, the people in the bar weren't that great. It appeared to be a mix of stuck up people and ugly stuck up people. The only people that... More 

Thank marctravis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2007

Um, can we say, martinis + sweaty boys = YUM!

Thank hawtboi11

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