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2014 Top 10 Craft Cocktail Bars in the U.S.


The Aviary, Alinea chef Grant Achatz's newfangled cocktail lounge in Chicago, is a neutral-hued spot pouring complex cocktails — in custom-designed vessels, no less. Offerings include 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.

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and Best Happy Hours in Chicago


The Aviary Lounge
14/20
Dining Room at The Aviary, Chicago, IL 955 W. Fulton Market
Chicago, IL 60607
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A cocktail lounge from Grant Achatz adjacent to his Next Restaurant. More...

 




Chicago Top 10 Restaurant Lists

Discover the top restaurants in Chicago for various cuisines and categories like sushi, steakhouses, pizza, happy hours and romantic dining. Find the best restaurants in Chicago here!

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.