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#156 of 626 Bar in Chicago
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$15 - $45
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Bar
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Near North Side
0.2 miles from 360 Chicago Observation Deck
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Reviewed May 15, 2021 via mobile

Make sure to book before you go, we paid 200 in advance to guarantee our reservation and you get 90 minutes at the bar, time and money flew, it was a little chilly so our waitress got us cozy blankets, we had extra cocktails and...went over the 90 minutes and it was not an issue, great service we’ll definitely go back soon!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Peninsula_CH, General Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2021

Dear alexstar8a, It was a pleasure serving you. We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. We hope you will come and visit us again the next time you are in Chicago. Kind regards, Martin Rahn Executive Assistant Manager, Food and Beverage

Reviewed December 29, 2019

This is a great Chicago roof top bar. Staff was great drinks were good. Prices not bad for downtown Chicago. Atmosphere was wonderful. Easy access up to the level. A must stop in if your in town on the Magnificent Mile .More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Owner at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2019

Dear Daves8989, Thank you for choosing Z Bar and for sharing your complimentary review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the cocktails, the ambiance and service. We are honored by your recommendation and we look forward to seeing you again soon....More

Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

If you are on a budget this place is not recommended. The atmosphere is very nice the staff is amazing!!!!! They are very steep in price.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2019

Dear foodlover788ninag, Thank you for choosing Z Bar and for taking the time to share your honest feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Regards, Richard Hummell Assistant Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

The hotel is incredible as you pass through to get to the elevator to take you to the roof and Z Bar. Bar is early cool. Prices are high but expected for the type of place it is. We go our drinks and sat outside...by the fire pit with blankets and it was very comfortable. I would say it is a go to for a high end drink in a high end place.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2019

Dear 568thomask, Thank you for visiting Z Bar and for taking the time to share your positive comments on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your visit and the ambiance. We look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards, Martin Rahn...More

Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

Decent drinks, below average food with a view of some skyscrapers & a touch of the lake. There’s a fire pit with availabl blankets on the patioMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2019

Dear JRDurden, Thank you for visiting Z Bar and for sharing your honest feedback. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the drinks and food. Your feedback is important to us as it helps us improve our service and dining experiences. Should...More

Reviewed September 29, 2019

You need to take a couple elevators and make your way through the Peninsula Hotel's lobby, and it's poorly signposted. But once you arrive in the bar, those concerns melt away with that view! And the friendly, smiling waitpeople. There was confusion about who would...serve our table/sofa, so once that was cleared up it was really nice. Enjoyed a champagne and a glass of wine, and an appetizer too. If those minor issues above can be worked out, it will be perfect.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2019

Dear jcaulum, Thank you for visiting Z Bar and for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our welcoming service, the menu selections and the views. We also appreciate your feedback about the signage and we will be sure...More

Reviewed September 23, 2019

Very comfortable and accommodating. Lovely view. Staff very nice. Food good. Drinks with full bar. Great view.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2019

Dear Monkeyjo5833, Thank you for choosing Z Bar and for posting your nice comments. I am happy to read that you enjoyed the comfortable atmosphere, welcoming service and the cocktails. We look forward to serving you again soon. Best wishes, Martin Rahn Executive Assistant Manager,...More

Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful, classy rooftop bar and lounge. Classy cocktail menu. Definitely more expensive than your average place

Date of visit: September 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

Dear millymollymandy2612, Thank you for visiting Z Bar and for sharing your nice comments on the décor and drink menu. We look forward to serving you again soon. Regards, Richard Hummell Assistant Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed September 2, 2019

This is an expensive bar, overlooking the Mag Mile, with great views. Service is wonderful and the cocktails were great. Do this when you feel like a splurge...totally worth it!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2019

Dear HappyDesiNomad, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind comments about Z Bar. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the cocktails and views of the Mag Mile. We look forward to welcoming you again for another special occasion. Regards, Martin...More

Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

After googling a few great rooftop bars, this spot kept coming up from many sources. I now can understand why! A true Gem in every aspect. The decor and vibe are very classy and relaxing. The views are amazing and the staff couldn’t be more...attentive. I highly recommend the appetizers. We had the sliders (might be best ever had) and the tuna tartare. Will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Z Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

Dear jimmyj69, Thank you for visiting Z Bar and for sharing your feedback. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the food, service and views. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Regards, Richard Hummell Assistant Director of Food and Beverage

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Z Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 3.5