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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 and small plates.
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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 goat cheese crostini with a blend of chèvre, roasted red peppers, toasted walnuts and fresh herbs are a treat for the taste buds. As for the drinks, expect a bit of a wait --- the typical cocktail takes about 15 minutes. But for highbrow, innovative concoctions like the Blushing Lady, a creamy gin-based creation with Plymouth, lemon, grenadine, egg whites and fig bitters, we’ll gladly be patient.

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