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The Aviary

955 W. Fulton Market (N. Sangamon St.) Send to Phone
A cocktail lounge from Grant Achatz adjacent to his Next Restaurant.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Open Tues.-Sat.
Open late
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Dining room at The Aviary, Chicago, IL

The Aviary Restaurant Review

: Grant Achatz’s newfangled cocktail lounge is a neutral-hued spot pouring complex cocktails --- in custom-designed vessels, no less --- adjacent to by-ticket dining destination Next Restaurant. Don’t expect to call liquor brands, though, these drinks are painstakingly built from pre-selected spirits. Compose your own “prix-fixe menu” of three cocktails ($45), indulge in a flight of seven cocktails ($85) or choose from à la carte offerings like a riff on the Rob Roy made with Scotch, Pedro Ximenez 1985 and lavender air. The beer list is worth a look-see, too; it houses some unique suds. Try them --- and fancy small bites like Wagyu with smoked paprika, pumpkin seeds and yogurt or potato custard with malt vinegar chips --- while seated at the kitchen table if you can.

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