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Big Bar

151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-3764
+1 312-565-1234
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-3764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Drinks are a little on the pricey side but it's a hotel bar after all, the atmosphere and the service is great.

Thank ratherbegolfing18
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We met here before dinner each evening & the wait staff remembered our drinks order & made a point of welcoming us. Nice place to finish an evening too

Thank Carol R
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Excellent choice of drinks, great atmosphere and wonderful service. The choice of drinks is awesome, with many I’ve never seen before. Will definitely be returning soon to sample more!

Thank buzzworthington
Reviewed February 27, 2018

What a great selection of drinks! There was also a nice view and lots of televisions to watch sports. The service was excellent and it was a nice bar in the atrium of the Hyatt Regency.

Thank Lonnie B
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Yes a Big Bar it is along with Big pricey drinks but with a location at the Hyatt Regency in a city like Chicago that would be expected. Good meeting place. Bartenders sort of friendly but nothing to rave about here except the BIG BAR...More

Thank Brad S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
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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