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Zebra Lounge

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Address: 1220 N. State St., at W. Division St., Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-5140
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6:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am

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A fun experience

Went on a Friday night with friends to check it out. Got there really early and was able to get one of the few booths. This place is pretty small, so get there early if you want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Orange, California

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Went on a Friday night with friends to check it out. Got there really early and was able to get one of the few booths. This place is pretty small, so get there early if you want any seating. Loved listening to the music, but weren't there long enough to see it fill up (probably until 10 pm) and become... More 

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Not your typical Chicago bar. I went here with friends while celebrating my birthday and had a blast. It was crowded, but the piano player and the rest of the bar made me feel special as they sang Happy Birthday.

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Corner Brook, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Cozy little spot Great entertainment handled all requests and covered all genres Lots of regulars Service vg We quite enjoyed this spot

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

we went here one night late for a little live music. when we got there we had no problem finding a place to sit and hangout, but shortly thereafter it filled up to standing room only. The music is really loud so talking can become a bit more difficult, but like any similar venue you just deal with it. Its... More 

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Canton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

What a fun night out. There is an outstanding piano player and yes you will be singing every word to the songs. Such a cool atmosphere for a fun night out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

When we went here, we knew it was not going to be like that tourist trap on Hubbard. This was something neat with a lot of history. Yes...the place is somewhat difficult to find because it is nestled inside of an apartment building. But it's entrance is right on State Parkway. Yes....the place is small....but that is exactly what makes... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

It is rumored that the Zebra Bar was issued Chicago's second Liquor license the day prohibition was repealed - Liquor License number 1 having gone to the Drake Hotel. Yes the place is tiny, dark and difficult to find, wedged into the ground floor of a residential building, but it is also a great spot to stop for a drink... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Stopped by with a friend from Chicago who hadn't been there in 30 years. It was a speakeasy in the good ole days. Great piano bar with singer player who took requests and was really an excellent entertainer. There was even room to dance once you got into the mood. Bachelorette party stopped by as part of their night on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

We saw good reviews so we tried it. Wow!!! Do NOT go here! Three people in here...so dark I couldn't see...way expensive on drinks. Horrible!!!!!

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

After seeing some reviews, I was more than a little worried but the lady friends and I were going to check it out. I didn't find it stinky or dated. It was fun! Robert was our pianist/singer and his ability to play 1950s to 2011 songs was envied. The crowd was interesting - young, old, different types of couples and... More 

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Additional Information about Zebra Lounge

Address: 1220 N. State St., at W. Division St., Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-5140
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Gold Coast
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Gold Coast
Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.