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.

Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago

Chicago Magazine:
 
"Inventive cocktails at reasonable prices. DJs, live music that spans genres, or...

Chicago Magazine — The Top 10 Bars in Chicago
Food & Wine Magazine — Kümmel 101
Time Out — 13 Summer Cocktails
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2011
LA Times
Time Out — 100 Best of 2009
GQ Magazine — Welcome To Chicago
Time Out — 100 Best of 2008
Time Out Chicago — Best Bars in Logan Square
Esquire — Cocktail of the Week: Standing Stone
PUNCH — The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Chicago
Chicagoist — The 12 Best Cocktail Bars In Chicago
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2013
Playboy — 15 Cocktails on National Rum Day
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2015
ZAGAT — 16 Must-Try Cocktail Destinations Around the U.S.
Vogue Magazine — Destination Chicago
The Chicago Traveler — Master Mixologists
Details Magazine — Spice Up Your Cocktails
Gaz Regan’s 101 Best New Cocktails
Chicagoist — Artists Behind "Relax Attack" Jazz Series Posters Honored
Beyond the Loop — Logan Square
Time Out Chicago — 100 Best of 2014
2015 Best Cocktails in America
GQ Magazine — The 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America