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The Violet Hour

1520 N. Damen Ave. (N. Wicker Park Ave.) Send to Phone
This whimsical lounge is known for its creative, handcrafted cocktails.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Dinner nightly
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The Violet Hour Restaurant Review

: The Violet Hour boasts a mysterious, hidden entrance and floor-to-ceiling curtains, leather high-backed chairs, crystal chandeliers and hardwood floors. While cocktails are the focus (each one is handcrafted by expert mixologists led by Toby Maloney), small shared plates like truffled ricotta tartine are a treat for the taste buds. Other bites might include pulled pork sliders or stuffed dates. On the sweeter side, there's chocolate bark from sister restaurant avec. As for the drinks, expect a bit of a wait --- the typical cocktail takes about 15 minutes. But for highbrow, innovative concoctions like the Top Floor, Otis, made with Encanto Pisco, lemon, Sailor Jerry rum, blackberry, egg yolk and plum bitters, we’ll gladly be patient.

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