About

The Whistler is a bar, gallery, record label, and venue that hosts live music and DJs seven nights a week. Our award-winning cocktail program features an always-changing menu of classics, contemporary favorites, and Whistler originals. Our stage hosts an eclectic mix of jazz, punk, rock, electronic, country, and soul, along with Movieoke, film screenings, and other artistic endeavors. No cover charge. 21+ (proper ID required). Capacity 74. For concert or DJ booking, email booking @ whistlerchicago.com. For press inquiries, email heidi @ h2publicrelations.com. For anything else, email info @ whistlerchicago.com.

Time Out — 100 Best of 2009

100 Best things we ate and drank this year
 
Arrigo Park at the Whistler
 
This take on a Manhattan introduces notes of vanilla (via Italian Vermouth) and artichoke (Cynar...

Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2015
GQ Magazine — Welcome To Chicago
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2012
Chicagoist — Artists Behind "Relax Attack" Jazz Series Posters Honored
The Chicago Traveler — Master Mixologists
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2014
ZAGAT — 16 Must-Try Cocktail Destinations Around the U.S.
Time Out Chicago — 2016 Bar of the Year
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2010
2015 Best Cocktails in America
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
Beyond the Loop — Logan Square
Metrowize — The Best Mixology & Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Playboy — 15 Cocktails on National Rum Day
Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2011
Chicagoist — The 12 Best Cocktail Bars In Chicago
Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
VODA Magazine
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2013