Top 10 Waterfront bars
ESTATE Ultra Bar is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

1. ESTATE Ultra Bar

8.1
1177 N Elston Ave (at W Division St), Chicago, IL
Bar · 20 tips and reviews
Bridge House Tavern is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

2. Bridge House Tavern

9.0
321 N Clark St (at the Chicago River), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Near North Side · 56 tips and reviews

Chicago magazineChicago magazine: Skip the cocktails and choose from the great whiskey list.

Japonais by Morimoto is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

3. Japonais by Morimoto

600 W Chicago Ave (at Larrabee St), Chicago, IL
Japanese Restaurant · 97 tips and reviews
Chicago Cut Steakhouse is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

4. Chicago Cut Steakhouse

8.9
300 N LaSalle Dr (at Carroll Ave), Chicago, IL
Steakhouse · River North · 124 tips and reviews

Chicago magazineChicago magazine: Just going for a drink? Head to the terrace.

Smith & Wollensky is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

5. Smith & Wollensky

8.5
318 N State St (at Marina City), Chicago, IL
Steakhouse · Near North Side · 87 tips and reviews

Chicago magazineChicago magazine: Order a dry martini and enjoy the terrace until the dining crowd comes in around 6pm.

Waterfront Café is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

6. Waterfront Café

8.3
6219 N Sheridan Rd (at W Granville Ave), Chicago, IL
Café · Edgewater Beach · 39 tips and reviews
Quay is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

7. Quay

6.6
465 E Illinois St, Chicago, IL
Restaurant · Streeterville · 35 tips and reviews
North Pond is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

8. North Pond

8.4
2610 N Cannon Dr, Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Lincoln Park · 31 tips and reviews
Jazzin' at the Shedd is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

9. Jazzin' at the Shedd

7.5
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL
Zoo · 6 tips and reviews

Chicago magazineChicago magazine: Kicks off Wednesdays, 5pm, during the summer. Stick around for Navy Pier's 9:30 fireworks show.

Castaways Bar & Grill is one of Top 10 Waterfront bars.

10. Castaways Bar & Grill

7.6
1603 N Lake Shore Dr (at W LaSalle Dr), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lincoln Park · 35 tips and reviews