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Big Bar

151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-3764
+1 312-565-1234
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-3764
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn't anything really big or special about Big Bar, really a typical hotel bar with many TV screens playing sports. Flatbread pizza was good. I had to ask for the large (aka big) chocolate cake as it wasn't on the menu. While there we...More

Thank Maureen1771
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is located inside of a hotel and is extremely convenient for those staying in the hotel. Drinks are fantastic service was awesome food surprisingly delicious

Thank amandatU136MV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jose mixed us a set of great cocktails here. If price is a factor, don't play this game and gripe about it later. We kept it within budget here ... were happy ... and bought bottles at the store behind the hotel for less elegant...More

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool atmosphere. Loved the lights, color and changes. Music was great and soft enough you could still have a romantic conversation without saying what?. Coolest display of liquor I have ever seen.!

Thank velli0tt
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Staying in the Hyatt. Quite the hopping place this trip. Wanted to just have a sandwich and drink so went down to this spot. Food is not served until 5pm. Crowded and loud but ok that a single diner was allowed to take up a...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Big Bar is very open and large with multiple TV's and a great menu of normal bar fare. Service was good and priced at normal downtown Chicago pricing

Thank nelsonslanding
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were staying in the hotel so stopped at the Big Bar for a drink. The waiter came to the table and talked for a bit, making us feel welcome. We ordered margaritas, one on the rocks and one frozen. They were spectacular! Much better...More

Thank hotelsrfunforus
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Can be a bit busy, maybe use a few more servers during those times, otherwise, nice place for a night cap, snack or a game.

Thank pokher_ace
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Met friends for early evening meal. Food was decent but nothing special. Prices quite high. Mixologist clueless about the mixing a proper Painkiller; the drink purporting to be one did not even bear a faint resemblance to a British Virgin Islands Painkiller. Pleasant but would...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed June 12, 2018

WOW - it is beyond BIG. SUPER SUPER cool and if you have a chance I would check it out, it's one of a kind!

Thank Terese H
Downtown / The Loop
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good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-3764
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-565-1234
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