For just one Christmas dinner you should be able to get out of cleaning duties and escape any family drama. If you feel you deserve a break from cleaning or family, visit one of the best bars in Chicago open on Christmas just for you. These Chicago bars are sure to serve you and your loved ones during the holiday so you can focus on the important moments, and not cleaning.

Check out these bars open on Christmas in Chicago perfect for anyone looking to get a buzz this holiday season. For more things to do in Charlotte, like New Year's Eve in Chicago, 312Area is your go-to guide for all the best Chicago events.


5148 N Clark St , Chicago IL, 60640
Bar & Restaurant serving Better Beers, Wines & Spirits since 1992. Belgian-inspired kitchen featuring our famous Mussels & Frites. 21 and over only.


West North Avenue , Chicago IL, 60642
Long-running late-night punk bar in a dark, narrow, industrial space with gas masks & skull art.

Easy Bar

1944 W Division St , Chicago IL, 60622
Laid-back bar featuring seasonal cocktails, more than a dozen beers on tap & an eclectic jukebox.

Headquarter's Beercade

213 W. Institute Place , Chicago IL, 60610
Vintage arcade bar taking the traditional bar setting to the next level with an innovative concept that caters to character.

The Native

2417 N. Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Dark, retro-inspired tavern with tap beers & house cocktails, plus free popcorn & a patio. Voted #1 bar in Chicago by us. A great place to come for drinks....

Slippery Slope

2357 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
From Scofflaw Group, Slippery Slope fills the Bonny’s-sized hole in Chicagoan’s dance-happy heart. The bar’s cabin-themed dance floor is home to an eclectic...

The Owl

North Milwaukee Avenue , Chicago IL, 60647
A jukebox, an indoor waterfall & craft beers are the hallmarks of this quirky late-night bar.


1910 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
The team that brought you The Owl, Estelle's, aliveOne, and Easy Bar, also known as Four Entertainment Group (4EG), opened its fifth Chicago location,...

Haymarket Pub & Brewery

737 W. Randolph (corner of Halsted & Randolph) , Chicago IL, 60661
After many years of brewing and the many awards that have adorned Haymarket Beer, Peter L. Crowley understands a thing or two of what makes a great beer....

Sportsman's Club

948 N Western Ave , Chicago IL, 60622-5527
Neighborhood tavern offering quality cocktails, wine, beer, spirits, fine packaged goods, and barware.

EZ Inn

921 N Western Ave , Chicago IL, 60622
Stylish, modern take on an old-school beer-&-a-shot bar featuring craft brews & a free jukebox.

Commonwealth Tavern

2000 W Roscoe St , Chicago IL, 60618
We are the proud Chicago home of the Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Cubs, and Notre Dame! Catch all of the action here on our flatscreen TV's while enjoying...

AliveOne Chicago

2683 N Halsted St , Chicago IL, 60614
Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park area, aliveOne combines the very best of music and spirits. Separated into two different rooms, the front bar offers...


2771 N Lincoln Ave , Chicago IL, 60614
Chicago's rock'n'roll booze emporium features over 800 whiskeys, 300 + beers Donkey Kong, pool & Addams Family Pinball

The Flat Iron

1565 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60622

Lotties Pub

1925 W Cortland St , Chicago IL, 60622
Located on the corner of Cortland and Winchester in the heart of Bucktown, Lottie’s Pub is a classic Chicago establishment offering a wide selection...

Replay Beer & Bourbon

3439 N Halsted St , Chicago IL, 60657
Replay is the premier entertainment establishment. An extensive collection of the finest bourbons and a huge selection of craft beers (over 20 on tap...

Longman & Eagle

2657 North Kedzie Avenue , Chicago IL, 60647
Longman & Eagle is a great place to eat, drink, and even sleep! Rooms available for overnight stay, only the finest local ingredients in top quality food,...

The Aberdeen Tap

440 N Aberdeen St , Chicago IL, 60642
Cozy neighborhood tavern with gourmet pub fare, craft beers & a patio with skyline views. Come here once and you will want to return!! Corner of Aberdeen...

Z Bar

108 E Superior St, , Chicago, IL, 60611
Join us for Z Bar's birthday bash on June 22. With a taste of nostalgia from birthday cake (with rainbow sprinkles, of course), to great photo opps and...