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Richard's Bar

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491 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5522
+1 312-733-2251
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Great Bar!

Stopped at Richard's before dinner on advice from Hotel Concierge! Fantastic Dive Bar!! Great Old... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2017
Birmingham, Michigan
Authentic Chicago Bar

Recommended to me by a friend who used to live in Chicago. She called it a true Chicago bar. We... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2016
Minnesota USA
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Feb 9, 2017
“Great Bar!”
Jul 7, 2016
“Authentic Chicago Bar”
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
491 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60654-5522
West Loop
+1 312-733-2251
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Stopped at Richard's before dinner on advice from Hotel Concierge! Fantastic Dive Bar!! Great Old Bar and Bar Stools and Bartenders were great Guys!!!! Owner gave great advice on what to order for an appetizer at La Scarola next door!!! So Much Fun!!!

Thank dawnakuhne
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Recommended to me by a friend who used to live in Chicago. She called it a true Chicago bar. We took a short Uber ride here from downtown. It is a quaint, neighborhood bar where lots of locals come to socialize. Everyone was very nice...More

Thank abkasel
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Check it out, Sinatra on the Juke... Old Neighborhood Bartenders, quick friendly & fast on the draw. A mix of local Pros Cons, if ya know what I mean. Don't ask any questions, you can find the thing that will get ya' to the thing....More

Thank Drew W
Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Richards bar is super cool! We were recommended to pop by this place by some locals. I was slightly apprehensive at first as we were told it was where the mafia drank! We walked Into Richards around 11pm and knew immediately that this was a...More

Thank Jamierobson0991
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Cheap drinks and packed bar - a must see for late night laughs. Beware - there is smoking going on 24/7 in this place. Be prepared to burn your clothes the next day.

Thank DSRBrady
Reviewed May 12, 2015

This bar is crazy fun. Locals were amazing and nice. Made sure your glass was always full. If you like a hole in the wall bar with smoke and laid back people this is the bar for you. Fun music and an ol Chicago feel....More

Thank Jaime L
Reviewed September 8, 2013

It takes a special kind of person to appreciate a bar like Richard's, and quite frankly, that's why I wondered whether I should even review it. Richard's is a secret, a great secret one wants to share, but don't want to spoil. I'm forever thankful...More

Thank Ana_Elisa_7
West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and
Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is
best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo
Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of
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