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Redhead Piano Bar

16 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-7581
+1 312-640-1000
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Nice place

We stopped in here for drinks. It was a very quaint Piano bar & an upstairs cigar area. This... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
Great Fun

We visited Readhead Piano Bar last Saturday night. Had a great time and would highly recommend to... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Fox Point, WI
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
16 Jun 2017
“Nice place”
7 Jun 2017
“Always a fun, hoppin place!”
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Hours Today: 19:00 - 04:00
16 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-7581
Near North Side
+1 312-640-1000
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

We stopped in here for drinks. It was a very quaint Piano bar & an upstairs cigar area. This place has a very 1950s retro mobster feel. We had beers and listened to some music. Stayed about an hour. It was fun.

Thank DenaGayle
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Readhead Piano Bar last Saturday night. Had a great time and would highly recommend to anyone looking to have a great time in a casual environment.

Thank stillalarm
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have seen the sign dozens of times and have been to other piano bars, so I thought I knew what this place was. I was wrong. We went in and instantly realized that we were at the wrong place. Easily 20 years to young...More

1  Thank onecoolraisin
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This basement bar is cramped with half the facility out of view of the piano. There is no room to dance, and the drinks were pretty lousy. Kudos to the talent playing the piano though... he was great and honored most requests. If you want...More

Thank Travel_Cxn22
Reviewed 7 June 2017

For the few times I've been in Chicago, I always seem to wind up in this piano bar and it's always a good time. The singing was great, the atmosphere was hoppin and it was packed on the Friday night we were there. Our waitress...More

Thank Susy M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I've passed this place quite literally hundreds of times, if not thousands. We happened to be walking past tonight and decided to finally go in for a drink. The piano bar part was okay--seen better, seen much worse. (Although what's with all the medleys?? Finish...More

1  Thank Rshavzin
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A friend and I stumbled across The Redhead Piano Bar one night, going home, and the place was packed. We decided to return the next day, and what a fortunate decision. We had a blast. The Martinis, their specialty, were delicious, the pianist was awesome,...More

Thank MsHaslund
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A group of 8 of us went to the Redhead last Saturday evening. 4 couples. All of us around late 40's early 50's but young looking and well dressed. The guy on the gate said it was one in one out. Then proceeded to tell...More

Thank jazzyart
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! John was incredible! He played every request and beautifully well. A true professional to whom I tipped well. The two who came on after him were good but I didn't like that the guy on the piano said that requests that...More

Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

What a fun place! Everyone was nice and the music was fun. We were able to go out to the patio and enjoy some cigars and bourbon. We met a handsome, yet friendly man. Cannot wait to go back!

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Veronica H
26 June 2017|
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Response from Barb E | Reviewed this property |
I believe 21 as they were carding people at the door.
1 December 2016|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Smart casual. Don't disrespect the Redhead. No rags , but demeanor is more important