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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Incongruently located in the "high brow" Gold Coast Chicago neighborhood, Sparrow seems more attuned to Logan Square. After reflecting upon this and mentioning to the barkeep how Sparrow reminded me of a bar in Logan Square called Spilt Milk, I was informed they are both...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Philip G
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

I have a date here the other day and it was absolutely wonderful. This place looks really chic! It looks like an oldskool hotel lobby bar with rum galore. Plus they have $5 daiquiri Mondays, this will definitely be my go to spot from now...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JillEverson
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Stopped into this little place with a group from work and I am glad we did. The place plays great music, has a great vibe and a real comfy lounge area in the back. The shining star here though are the craft cocktails. I recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 80patrickh
Reviewed April 18, 2018

My husband loves fine rum, which is difficult to find. We discovered Sparrow, tucked away in a building in River North, recently. It's a quiet speakeasy-type place with terrific rums for sipping, and excellent cocktails for those who like other spirits.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ScribblerChicago
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Small but cozy and a throwback to the golden age of Chicago. A huge selection of Rum drinks with great jazz music and atmosphere. It feels like you are going back in time in this place. Bartenders are really friendly and attentive. We actually didn’t...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank wolverine114
Reviewed January 3, 2018

My husband and I randomly came across this cocktail lounge one night and I am SO happy we did. The rum cocktails are fantastic! I had a few. My husband ordered a one rum cocktail and just basic Manhattans from the bar. All were wonderful!...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank nicolegW1252OG
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Step into 1930 prohibition when you walk in the door. The people that did this bar just nailed it! Fantastic Rum drinks, I had an El Presidente and I was El Buzzed as there is no watered down liquor at The Sparrow! No T.V.; not...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Great staff with an amazing run selection. It was one of my favorite bars in Chicago. I will be back.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank coolich
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

The drinks are fair, nothing out of this world spectacular. The decor and feel you get in this intimate location is what makes this place what it is. Sit and have a few drinks and you feel like you are back in history.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank anywheredoor
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Great bar to have a few drinks, the focus on rum from all over the world, it was a bit hard to find but I found this hidden Gem, nothing like any other bars, the music was pleasant and the ambience was like back in...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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