Empty Bottle is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

1. Empty Bottle

9.0
1035 N Western Ave (at W Cortez St), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · Ukrainian Village · 80 tips and reviews

Jon O.Jon Ozaksut: Check out their free shows on Mondays. They always have cheap beer and beer&shot combos.

Chris B.Chris Broyles: Some of the best up-and-comers in Chicago play here -- and cheap beer Read more.

Keilon L.Keilon Lawrence: Nice grungy dark venue with cheap beers...can't go wrong with that.

Rainbo Club is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

2. Rainbo Club

8.4
1150 N Damen Ave (at W Division St), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Ukrainian Village · 53 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: The Rainbo Club, located in Chicago's Ukrainian Village neighborhood, attracts hipsters, indie-rockers, and others looking for cheap beers in a no-frills setting. Read more.

Jake S.Jake Smith: Order a cheap beer: $2.00 PBR Drafts, $3.00 Old Style Tallboy Cans.

Jess C.Jess C: Great dive bar and the photo booth is fun! Plus cheap drinks!

Happy Village is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

3. Happy Village

8.3
1059 N Wolcott Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · East Ukrainian Village · 49 tips and reviews

Marco M.Marco Morelli: Love this place. Cheap beer and good times.

Amy G.Amy Graff: Phenomenal patio, sassy staff, cheap drinks, and, yes, ping-pong.

ChicagoistChicagoist: Head inside, grab a cheap drink and keep on going through the back door to a spacious canopied patio. They don't serve food, but you're welcome to have a pizza delivered. Read more.

Innertown Pub is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

4. Innertown Pub

8.7
1935 W Thomas St (at Winchester Ave.), Chicago, IL
Bar · East Ukrainian Village · 19 tips and reviews

Jeff W.Jeff Weinstein: Free pool table and cheap drinks. Dogs welcome. Very odd decor.

Matt L.Matt Latourelle: Nice, comfortable neighborhood bar. Free pool and cheap drinks!

Jillian B.Jillian Burnickas: Cheap drinks and eclectic environment. Bathrooms could use an upgrade.

Rossi's Liquors is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

5. Rossi's Liquors

8.0
412 N State St (btwn Kinzie & Hubbard), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Near North Side · 58 tips and reviews

Sheila C.Sheila Crawford: Great dive bar and cheap beers :)

Adam S.Adam Shadfan: Pretty cheap drinks and reasonable selection. Also they kicked some people out for being douches and that was entertaining

Kseniya M.Kseniya Makarova: Legit dive bar great prices perfect atmosphere

Mutiny Corp is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

6. Mutiny Corp

7.5
2428 N Western Ave (Montana), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Logan Square · 21 tips and reviews

Laura F.Laura Florczak: I think try purposely make it dark so you can't see how dirty it is. Oh well free music and cheap beer!

Alex N.Alex Nelson: Cheap beer, sick jukebox. Free shows and kick ass people are the cherry on top.

Shara M.Shara Miller: Cheap drinks. Decent bands. I wish they didn't always run on punk rock time and start shows when they're supposed to start.

Continental Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

7. Continental Lounge

7.6
2801 W Chicago Ave (at California Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · East Garfield Park · 23 tips and reviews

Lindsey W.Lindsey Woody: This place is great!! Had 312 bottles for 2.50 when I went! Love the cheap drinks, plus its open until 4am!

Little P.Little Phil: Cheap drinks... The only reason I hang out here is because I have hipster/cyclist friends.

Alex N.Alex Nelson: Cheap beer, awesome tunes. Open till 4am.

Whirlaway Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

8. Whirlaway Lounge

7.9
3224 W Fullerton Ave (at Kedzie Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Logan Square · 18 tips and reviews

Billy P.Billy Poore: Maria (owner) is a kind and generous woman. Great atmosphere, lovely people, and cheap drinks. $4 domestic bottles and $5 well shots.

Redeye ChicagoRedeye Chicago: A neighborhood staple since the ’80s, this homey bar still offers plenty of choices when it comes to cheap beer and shots. Look to the walls for an impressive photo gallery of dedicated regulars. Read more.

Jessica K.Jessica Kim: Best "dive" bar I've been to! Super clean and the owner Maria is awesome. Cash only but they have an ATM.

Delilah's is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

9. Delilah's

9.1
2771 N Lincoln Ave (at W Diversey Pkwy), Chicago, IL
Whisky Bar · North Side · 106 tips and reviews

Laura F.Laura French: Cheap beer and shots while rock music is blasting, great bar staff. Read more.

Déia C.Déia Cristina: Cheap beer and good music

Nora B.Nora Benson: Cheap drinks and great whiskey specials

Quartino is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

10. Quartino

9.1
626 N State St (at W Ontario St), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · Near North Side · 312 tips and reviews

Chris F.Chris Ferguson: Great place for groups. Cheap wine, small plates (try the veal meatball sliders), tasty pizzas, and great atmosphere (opt for eating in the bar over the dining room, unless you've got a big group).

Annie C.Annie Chambers: Great tapas, cheap wine, nice atmosphere

Connie M.Connie Meehan: Great cheap wine and wonderful food!

Bird's Nest is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

11. Bird's Nest

8.7
2500 N Southport Ave (at W. Altgeld St.), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · North Side · 42 tips and reviews

Brynn C.Brynn Connelly: Best bar in the neighborhood! Cheap drinks, great food, and the service is great. Best tip: if you're a douche, you probably won't get great service here. take your fist pumping to wrigleyville.

Damon S.Damon Sununtnasuk: Go for the wings - cheap beer on tap ($4 Green Line)

Todd B.Todd Bernier: Best wings in Chicago. Occasionally hard to find a seat, but otherwise my favorite dive bar in the city.

ZED451 Rooftop is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

12. ZED451 Rooftop

8.5
739 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Lounge · Near North Side · 2 tips and reviews

Megan K.Megan Krone: Best place for a Sunday Funday! Lovely roof top and cheap drinks and burgers!

michelle j.michelle jimenez: The atmosphere is amazing!

WhirlyBall is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

13. WhirlyBall

8.7
1825 W. Webster Ave. (Elston), Chicago, IL
General Entertainment · Bucktown · 41 tips and reviews

Raquel H.Raquel Henry: Mini version of Dave & Busters but with cheap drinks! Whirlyball was amazing.

Alysha B.Alysha Balog: I had never been to Whirly Ball and it's a good time. Plus the space is really nice and the food is surprisingly good. Excellent beer list as well, especially for the venue.

Jonathan F.Jonathan Fritz: Try the billiards!

Danny's Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

14. Danny's Tavern

8.2
1951 W Dickens Ave (at N. Damen Ave.), Chicago, IL
Bar · Bucktown · 46 tips and reviews

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Here in Chicago, you're never too far from an unassuming watering hole w/ cheap beer on tap. This Bucktown institution tweaks that formula while attracting a mix of artists and professionals. Read more.

Diego R.Diego Rufo: Cheap, well-made cocktails, a cool staff, and great music (especially soul night on the first Wednesday of the month). They only take cash and there's not a TV in the joint. Read more.

GozamosGozamos: Never stop dancing kinda spot.

Subterranean is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheap Drinks in Chicago.

15. Subterranean

8.0
2011 W North Ave (btwn N Milwaukee Ave & N Damen Ave), Chicago, IL
Rock Club · Wicker Park · 33 tips and reviews

Emily C.Emily Constance: Awesome little venue to see a show! A very intimate setting and they have cheap beers, too!

Austin B.Austin Baumann: Bomb ass hiphop, cheap drinks, good peeps!!!

keidra c.keidra chaney: I love Subt because it's a great place to see decent-to-amazing live music for pretty cheap (usually $8 - $15) lots of local bands and good indie/underground national acts. The beer selection is OK.