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Smart Bar

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3730 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
+1 773-549-4140
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Always impressed!

If you like underground electronic music, do not miss this incredible club. Incredible sound... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

Neat place, went there on a Saturday night. I believe they have different themed nights. This might... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2016
Rachel M
Menasha, Wisconsin
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  • Very good15%
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  • Poor7%
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Nov 13, 2016
“Always impressed!”
Mar 6, 2016
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3730 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
+1 773-549-4140
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

If you like underground electronic music, do not miss this incredible club. Incredible sound system, DJs and vibe. Not to be missed!

Thank K A R S
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Neat place, went there on a Saturday night. I believe they have different themed nights. This might it was dark and they were playing trance music. It looked kind of like a purple cave... Definitely interesting! I liked it while we were there, however it...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed July 24, 2015

I feel bad for giving just one star to this place. It has always been one of my favorites since I moved to Chicago 3 years ago. Great House/Techno music, nice dark atmosphere and very interestingly mixed crowd. Unfortunately the management recently decided to substitute...More

1  Thank Mercmello
Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great music, great DJs, great sound, but ... they change the guy at doors. Now there is a completely unprofessional guy that spend his miserable life trying to impose the authority with his body. You will recognize him since he is the tallest one and...More

Thank Salvatore N
Reviewed September 16, 2014

The Smart Bar has been around for a long time is a great place to go hear House music and other interesting DJ's and events. My last visit was in August 2014 to hear a 7 hour DJ set by international recording artist, "Mr. Scruff"....More

Thank elliottn
Reviewed June 2, 2014

We went there for a DJ night. There was couch space when we wanted it and room and the dance floor, too. The sound system is top notch. Drink specials were fair. It was fairly dark, some smoke, lights, disco balls, etc. We really enjoyed...More

Thank suzbeern
Reviewed January 1, 2014

dark basement dance bar with a good DJ spinning house. The entry charge for New Year's Eve was exorbitant and the customers apparently not having much fun. No atmosphere- boring.

Thank willyAnnArbor
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Smart Bar is one of the few lounge clubs in Chicago, IL. Dancing floor can be packed but not always. If you want big parties, this is not the right place to go.

Thank takasito
Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

underground techno? horrible! they charge $15 at the door to sit in an empty dark basement. total waste of time and money.

Thank the5mccools
This energetic sub-neighborhood, part of the larger
Lakeview neighborhood, has a split personality. In the
daytime you can stroll along its streets and enjoy a
quiet meal, shop for gifts, walk along the row homes
or sit peacefully in Graceland Cemetery. After dark,
the neighborhood springs to life. Go bar-hopping along
Addison and Sheffield Avenue or join the crowd at the
historic Wrigley Field for live music. If there’s a
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