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Address: 1315 W. North Ave., at N. Elston Ave., Chicago, IL 60622
Phone Number: +1 773-395-2700
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 25, 2016
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 was exhausted from our travels but managed to have some fun and experience a place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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, tourists. This isn't a quaint counterculture place - this is a dive bar with (at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 pretty much spent most of our nite time here! Awesome place! with No cover, cheap... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 you sit amongst some pretty nice vintage motorcycles and open-minded people. Upstairs you will find... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2003

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and dont forget the infamous punk rock mondays. if industrial or goth is your thing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 great place to kick back, drink, and listen to PUNK ROCK......................

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