Chicago, IL - Gay
Sidetrack is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

1. Sidetrack

9.1
3349 N Halsted St (btwn Roscoe & Buckingham), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 150 tips and reviews

LogoTVLogoTV: Sidetrack was nominated for the "Best Gay Bar in the World" by Logo's 2009 TripOut Gay Travel Awards! Check out the winners & other nominees at http://www.tripoutgaytravel.com/awards/

Scarlet is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

2. Scarlet

7.8
3320 N Halsted St (btwn W Aldine Ave & W Buckingham Pl), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 66 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Scarlet has the best music in Boystown.

Minibar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

3. Minibar

6.8
3341 N Halsted St (at Buckingham Pl.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 48 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Stand, model, repeat.

Roscoe's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

4. Roscoe's

8.1
3356 N Halsted St (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 108 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Sunday dollar beer bust is my favorite reason to go to Roscoe's.

Hydrate is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

5. Hydrate

7.5
3458 N Halsted St (at W Cornelia Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 53 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: It wouldn't make my list at all, but they support TPAN once a month.

Cocktail is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

6. Cocktail

3359 N Halsted St (at W Roscoe St.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 39 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Jim is the best!

Berlin Nightclub is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

7. Berlin Nightclub

8.0
954 W Belmont Ave (at N Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Nightclub · Lakeview · 59 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Selling point: it's next to the train.

Charlie's Chicago is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

8. Charlie's Chicago

7.1
3726 N Broadway St (btwn W Waveland Ave & W Grace St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 30 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Get there a little before 2:00 and watch it transform from a country western bar to a circuit-boy dance club

Spin Nightclub is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

9. Spin Nightclub

800 W Belmont Ave (at N Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 53 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Known best for dollar-drink wednesday and latino boys, but there's usually an underwear contest on Fridays. Also, lesbians have been spotted.

Big Chicks is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

10. Big Chicks

8.7
5024 N Sheridan Rd (at W Argyle St.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 83 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Who’s there: Despite the names, it's mostly guys at this gay bar. Read more.

The Closet is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

11. The Closet

6.5
3325 N Broadway St (at Buckingham Pl), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 21 tips and reviews

Scott S.Scott S.: Open late. It's a chill place to go after everything else closes.

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

12. Kit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

8.0
3700 N Halsted St (at W Waveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 79 tips and reviews

Tony W.Tony Wood: Half price martinis on Tuesdays and Sundays

The Lucky Horseshoe Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

13. The Lucky Horseshoe Lounge

7.0
3169 N Halsted St (at Belmont Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 22 tips and reviews
Downtown Bar & Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

14. Downtown Bar & Lounge

6.7
440 N State St (btwn W Hubbard St & W Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Near North Side · 43 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: They have the best (only?) draught beer selection of the gay bars in Chicago.

Little Jim's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

15. Little Jim's

6.3
3501 N Halsted St (at Cornelia Ave.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 31 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: It's about the pitchers!

Crew Bar and Grill is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

16. Crew Bar and Grill

8.8
4804 N Broadway St (btwn Lawrence Ave & Gunnison St), Chicago, IL
Sports Bar · Uptown · 76 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: I go for Taco Tuesdays.

Cell Block is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

17. Cell Block

6.2
3702 N Halsted St (at Waveland Ave.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 21 tips and reviews

Jack L.Jack Lambert: Froendly staff great juke box. Laid back. 1/2 way decent specials especially on Thursdau

SoFo Tap is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

18. SoFo Tap

8.0
4923 N Clark St (at Argyle St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 33 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: They have WiFi

Circuit Night Club & Rehab Cocktail Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

19. Circuit Night Club & Rehab Cocktail Lounge

3641 N Halsted St (btwn W Addison St & W Waveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 13 tips and reviews

Damian D.Damian Denson: Check out the new bar area! Very swanky! Read more.

Bobby Love's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

20. Bobby Love's

7.5
3729 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 18 tips and reviews

Damian D.Damian Denson: $12 for a long island iced tea?! Good and strong, but still...$$$

North End is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

21. North End

7.4
3733 N Halsted St (at W Bradley Pl), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 15 tips and reviews
Second Story Bar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

22. Second Story Bar

7.9
157 E Ohio St (btwn N Michigan Ave & N Saint Clair St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Streeterville · 49 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: My favorite gay dive bar

Parlour on Clark is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

23. Parlour on Clark

6341 N Clark St (at W Devon Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Edgewater · 22 tips and reviews
The Glenwood is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

24. The Glenwood

6962 N Glenwood Ave (at Morse Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Rogers Park · 35 tips and reviews

Chase C.Chase Cook: Your second drink is free on Tuesdays!

Granville Anvil is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

25. Granville Anvil

6.0
1137 W Granville Ave (btwn Winthrop Ave & Broadway St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Edgewater · 10 tips and reviews
Elixir Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

26. Elixir Lounge

8.1
3452 N Halsted St (btwn N Newport Ave and N Cornelia Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 42 tips and reviews
Atmosphere is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

27. Atmosphere

5.3
5355 N Clark St (btwn Summerdale & Balmoral Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Andersonville · 16 tips and reviews

Bryce W.Bryce Warner: Some of the best dancers and a def must do bar in the City's Andersonville.

Jackhammer is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

28. Jackhammer

7.0
6406 N Clark St (at W Devon Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Rogers Park · 31 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: For a good experience, obey the dress code and tip your bartender.

Wang's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

29. Wang's

7.6
3317 N Broadway St (at Aldine), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Lake View East · 22 tips and reviews

Anthony G.Anthony Galante: This intimate locale transports you to another time. Cash only, read the house rules. Will definitely be back!

Touche is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

30. Touche

7.8
6412 N Clark St (btwn W Devon Ave & W Schreiber Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Rogers Park · 9 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: They show movies on Sundays. I particularly enjoyed Torch Song Trilogy

Jackhammer is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

31. Jackhammer

7.0
6406 N Clark St (at W Devon Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Rogers Park · 31 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Best bartenders in Chicago, bar none

Mary's Attic is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

32. Mary's Attic

7.0
5400 N Clark St (at W Balmoral Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Andersonville · 19 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Probably the best drag venue in Chicago

Wilde Bar & Restaurant is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

33. Wilde Bar & Restaurant

8.7
3130 N Broadway St (at W Briar Pl), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lake View East · 133 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Try the Bison Burger but order it rare.

Scot's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

34. Scot's

7.3
1829 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Ravenswood · 13 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: This is a cash bar. There is an ATM inside.

Manhandler Saloon is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

35. Manhandler Saloon

7.5
1948 N Halsted St (at W Armitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · North Side · 4 tips and reviews

Ken Q.Ken Quandt: Stop by this gay watering hole when you are feeling kind of sleezy. Never mind the inside bar. The action is out back on the patio, regardless the weather. Grab a drink and head back. Free food Sunday

Steamworks Chicago is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

36. Steamworks Chicago

6.5
3246 N Halsted St (btwn Aldine Ave. & Melrose Ave.), Chicago, IL
Gym · Lakeview · 3 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Although labeled a "gym" somewhat ironically, the gym pass is a good deal and you never have to wait to use the equipment.

Hamburger Mary's / Andersonville Brewing is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

37. Hamburger Mary's / Andersonville Brewing

8.4
5402 N Clark St (btwn Balmoral & Rascher Ave.), Chicago, IL
Brewery · Andersonville · 41 tips and reviews

BillBill: Watch out for Real Synthetic Hair, okrrrrr

Lady Gregory's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

38. Lady Gregory's

8.8
5254 N Clark St (at W Berwyn Ave), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · Andersonville · 132 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: The meatloaf is not as good as your waitress says it is.

Marty's Martini Bar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

39. Marty's Martini Bar

8.2
1511 W Balmoral Ave (at Clark St.), Chicago, IL
Lounge · Andersonville · 42 tips and reviews

Aaron W.Aaron Williams: abandon hope all ye who enter here!

DS Tequila Company is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

40. DS Tequila Company

7.6
3352 N Halsted St (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Taco Place · Lakeview · 119 tips and reviews

Damian D.Damian Denson: Delicious frozen bevs, but ambience (rock music and generic video footage) needs to be 'gay-ed' up a little. It is Boystown...

41. Firefly

3335 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 9 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: This place may no longer be open

Unabridged Books is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

42. Unabridged Books

9.4
3251 N Broadway St (at W Melrose St), Chicago, IL
Bookstore · Lake View East · 35 tips and reviews

Theodore J.Theodore Jackson: clearance and gay sections are amazing

Melrose Restaurant is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

43. Melrose Restaurant

7.1
3233 N Broadway St (at W Melrose St), Chicago, IL
Diner · Lake View East · 75 tips and reviews

Jeffrey W.Jeffrey Wondrely: Amazing omelets. Best cabbage soup ever.

Clarke's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

44. Clarke's

930 W Belmont Ave (at Wilton Ave), Chicago, IL
Diner · Lakeview · 69 tips and reviews

Austin D.Austin Duus: Try the venison burger

Jackhammer is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

45. Jackhammer

7.0
6406 N Clark St (at W Devon Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Rogers Park · 31 tips and reviews
Steamworks Chicago is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

46. Steamworks Chicago

6.5
3246 N Halsted St (btwn Aldine Ave. & Melrose Ave.), Chicago, IL
Gym · Lakeview · 3 tips and reviews
Circuit Night Club & Rehab Cocktail Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

47. Circuit Night Club & Rehab Cocktail Lounge

3641 N Halsted St (btwn W Addison St & W Waveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 13 tips and reviews
Bobby Love's is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

48. Bobby Love's

7.5
3729 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 18 tips and reviews
Bucks is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

49. Bucks

3439 N Halsted St (at Newport), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 10 tips and reviews
Charlie's Chicago is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

50. Charlie's Chicago

7.1
3726 N Broadway St (btwn W Waveland Ave & W Grace St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 30 tips and reviews
Cocktail is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

51. Cocktail

3359 N Halsted St (at W Roscoe St.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 39 tips and reviews

@djbencastaneda@djbencastaneda: The best real HOUSE music you can find in boystown.

Sidetrack is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

52. Sidetrack

9.1
3349 N Halsted St (btwn Roscoe & Buckingham), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 150 tips and reviews

@djbencastaneda@djbencastaneda: Prettiest gay bar in boystown.

Spin Nightclub is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

53. Spin Nightclub

800 W Belmont Ave (at N Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 53 tips and reviews

@djbencastaneda@djbencastaneda: Wednesdays are the best.

Hunter's Night Club is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

54. Hunter's Night Club

1932 E Higgins Rd (at Commerce Dr.), Elk Grove Village, IL
Gay Bar · 24 tips and reviews
SoFo Tap is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

55. SoFo Tap

8.0
4923 N Clark St (at Argyle St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 33 tips and reviews
T's Restaurant & Bar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

56. T's Restaurant & Bar

5025 N Clark St (at Winnemac), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 40 tips and reviews
Sidecar Bar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

57. Sidecar Bar

6920 N Glenwood Ave (btwn Farwell & Lunt), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Rogers Park · 8 tips and reviews
Club Krave is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

58. Club Krave

7.2
13126 Western Ave (Grove St), Blue Island, IL
Gay Bar · 29 tips and reviews
Replay Beer & Bourbon is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

59. Replay Beer & Bourbon

8.4
3439 N Halsted St (at W Newport Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 37 tips and reviews
Bonsai Bar & Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

60. Bonsai Bar & Lounge

3503 N Halsted St (at W Cornelia Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lakeview · 18 tips and reviews
Rehab Lounge is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

61. Rehab Lounge

5.8
3641 N Halsted St (btwn W Waveland & W Addison St), Chicago, IL
Cocktail Bar · Lake View East · 6 tips and reviews
Circuit is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

62. Circuit

5.2
3641 N Halsted St (btwn W Addison St & W Waveland Ave), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 9 tips and reviews
The Twisted Vine is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

63. The Twisted Vine

8.6
3530 N Halsted St (Brompton), Chicago, IL
Wine Bar · Lakeview · 9 tips and reviews
Progress Bar is one of Chicago, IL - Gay.

64. Progress Bar

7.4
3359 N Halsted St (at W Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Lake View East · 26 tips and reviews