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Exit

Open Now: 9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 9:00 PM - 4:00 AM
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Fun fun fun fun

A local friend of mine took me and my friends to this bar one night. When I walked in, I was... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2016
drowens
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Really cool spot

Loved all the art in the club. Its 2 levels. Its kinda out by itself. I loved going there was so... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2015
chassidyl2014
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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May 25, 2016
“Fun fun fun fun”
Mar 2, 2015
“Really cool spot”
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

A local friend of mine took me and my friends to this bar one night. When I walked in, I was relieved to find out it was a punk bar. He bought us the cover for upstairs, which was an S&M thing that night. I...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed March 2, 2015

Loved all the art in the club. Its 2 levels. Its kinda out by itself. I loved going there was so much fun, and locals are there.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank chassidyl2014
Reviewed January 28, 2015

Exit has been open for 30 years or so. It's the sort of place you hear about as a teenager and wish you could go - but then as an adult, you sort of see it without the angst-colored glasses. Know what you're getting into,...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

I went to Chicago back in July with my partner for 3 days. In all our travels we like to taste the scene and explore as much bars as possible to get a feel for the city. However, we liked EXIT sooo much that we...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank POLLITOS2010
Reviewed November 15, 2004

Whether you are a lover of old-school punk or into a more industrial scene, EXIT offers a little bit of everything for the 'wierdos' of chicago. Friendly staff, delicious potions, and beautiful people grace this hole-in-the-wall bar/club. Downstairs loud glaring punkrock stares you down as...More

5  Thank GrandTour30094
Reviewed January 15, 2004

There is no place like Exit. The best time you will ever have, and the coolest owner ever. Love it, and all who work there!

4  Thank Destination37181
Reviewed December 3, 2003

One of the best nights Ive had in a looooong time- everyone is welcome it seems and its a riot.

5  Thank GlobeTrotting32659
Reviewed August 22, 2003

For old school punk, Goth, Industrial, this is the only place to be. Dress code is anything you are comfortable in, mostly black leather, PVC, bondage gear, or whatever is your scene.

6  Thank Guide22443
Reviewed July 6, 2003

Ill tell you this theres nothin like a bar with a kick *** jukebox and swords for ceiling fans. if ur intrested in checkin out the late night punk scene then the exit is for you. good specials on the weekdays, friendly staff and patrons...More

6  Thank LoveTravel7601
Reviewed February 1, 2003

Been to EXIT a few times and had a great time. It doesn't really get busy til midnight, but it's open til 4am. Mostly punk rock, new and old. Friendly regulars and staff, everyone pretty much minds their own business. Dancefloor open on weekends. A...More

8  Thank LightPacker35535
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