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 — 13 Summer Cocktails

Free Rider at the Whistler

The tiki revival comes to life at this music venue/cocktail bar once every other month (next: August 19) with tropical-retro cocktails. The bar also features a weekly-changing tiki drink on its...

LA Times
Metrowize — The Best Mixology & Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
Food & Wine Magazine — Kümmel 101
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2011
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2011
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America
Vogue Magazine — Destination Chicago
2015 Best Cocktails in America
Time Out — 100 Best of 2009
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2014
VODA Magazine
Beyond the Loop — Logan Square
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2013
Tasting Table — The Best Cocktails of 2010
GQ Magazine — Welcome To Chicago
New City — Best New Bar
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2012
Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails
Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
Details Magazine — Spice Up Your Cocktails
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008