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Boss Bar

Dive Bar and Bar$$$$
River North, Chicago
  • Michael R.
    "Random crowd, Great chicken fingers for late night eats."(2 Tips)
    Curtis H.
    "two Golden Tee machines."(2 Tips)
    Nadja ૐ.
    "Order a pepperoni or sausage pizza!!! Soooo good here late night!!"(7 Tips)
    L M.
    "The draft beer, not so much."(3 Tips)
47 Tips and reviews
  • good for a late night
  • french fries
  • beer
  • pizza
  • burgers
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  • Seyi (Shay) A.
    Seyi (Shay) A.December 13, 2017
    Having been here a few times, I am confident in saying that the staff here seem to object to serving people of color. Waste neither your time nor your money here.
  • Seyi (Shay) A.
    Seyi (Shay) A.December 13, 2017
    I have been here a few times. The ladies that work here seem to have dislike paying any attention to people of color. Waste neither your money nor your time here.
  • Taco
    TacoOctober 20, 2017
    Drinks are good Bartenders are friendly
  • Bob D.
    Bob DeGraffOctober 14, 2016
    Friendly bartender and great old-school Chicago atmosphere.
  • Emilio C.
    Emilio CApril 12, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Fun place to meet up with friends in River North and get some inexpensive drinks.
  • Louis K.
    Louis KliegerDecember 23, 2015
    Loud, not much sitting room
  • Mike W.
    Mike WilderOctober 23, 2015
    Service industry discount Mondays - 50% off entire check and daily 20% off entire check.
  • Allison K.
    Allison KaminskiOctober 16, 2015
    Dive bar.... Super late night bar!!! Nothing good happens after 2 am
  • Amol K.
    Amol KJune 11, 2015
    Good vibe.
  • Ricard M.
    Ricard McNealJune 9, 2015
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  • Curtis H.
    Curtis HillerApril 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Bit divey, and you may get attitude from the bartenders (or patrons) or be privy to a fight, but they have pool (sort of) and two Golden Tee machines. Open late serving fried foods, too.
  • Alysha B.
    Alysha BalogMarch 9, 2015
    Douchey and poorly made drinks. If they use the wrong liquor and you ask to them to make it again with the correct one, the bartender will taste to see if you are lying and charge you for both! Rude.
  • Chris S.
    Chris StovallFebruary 27, 2015
    Free vodka
  • Jawwad A.
    Jawwad AkhtarOctober 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The realest bar in River North. Best after 2AM.
  • Chris V.
    Chris VicenteOctober 10, 2014
    Good place for an after work drink, cheers!
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BlewittAugust 27, 2014
    Nothing fancy here. Just a good place to park it and drink.
  • Chirag P.
    Chirag PatelAugust 17, 2014
    Outdoor seating
  • Giulio S.
    Giulio StixJune 21, 2014
    Sam Adams...drives my memory back to college times...great crowd here!
  • Brian A.
    Brian AhlgardJune 8, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Who ever said their food is no good hasn't tried the the menu its top notch
  • Brian A.
    Brian AhlgardMarch 24, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Man the new food items are epic try the new Boss Burger and Boss Fries!!!!
  • Sammy C.
    Sammy CampbellJanuary 13, 2014
    Bluesy Baby!!!! For sure!!!!
  • Frank F.
    Frank FusaroDecember 11, 2013
    Awesome. Thee most random crowd ever.
  • Ruben G.
    Ruben GarciaNovember 30, 2013
    Not one, but two Golden Tee machines!
  • @jayelarex
    @jayelarexSeptember 11, 2013
  • Nimer B.
    Nimer BusoolAugust 16, 2013
    Not bad. Any place to watch a game in the downtown area is good.
  • L T.
    L TJuly 20, 2013
    Order the fried zucchini. You won't be disappointed.
  • Michael R.
    Michael RibackApril 15, 2013
    Random crowd, Great chicken fingers for late night eats.
  • Joe M.
    Joe MifsudMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    No Malort. Not a real dive.
  • Lesley C.
    Lesley CarlsonDecember 15, 2012
    Smells like a sewer
  • Kate C.
    Kate ChronisterOctober 25, 2012
    I learned to love soccer here.
  • Erin H.
    Erin HopeSeptember 22, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Make sure to tip your bartenders!!
  • Luis A.
    Luis AndrewJune 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Beautiful bartenders, good music, great buffalo wings, SportCenter, shots of Jameson and cold ass beers. All I need to chill myself down after a busy night at work!! Gotta love this place!!
  • Luis A.
    Luis AndrewJune 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Boss Bar is open really late and you always find familiar faces, mostly from River North area Industry family. Food available and the kitchen still open late night ad well. Sport Bar sort.
  • L M.
    L MJune 8, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the bottled beer. It's icy cold. The draft beer, not so much.
  • Ndustry
    NdustryFebruary 4, 2012
    Great Late Night option!
  • Nadja ૐ.
    Nadja ૐJanuary 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Order a pepperoni or sausage pizza!!! Soooo good here late night!!
  • Lei
    LeiJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Good lunch specials
  • bartend4fun
    bartend4funDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    great for last call and food to end the night
  • Paulina S.
    Paulina SztylkaNovember 16, 2011
    $12 drinks, way too expensive
  • Katie C.
    Katie CampbellNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Country music. YES
  • Caitlin C.
    Caitlin CampbellSeptember 22, 2011
    #SMWZeno tweetup is here 9/22!
  • Maya R.
    Maya RubalcabaSeptember 13, 2011
    Actually great food for 4 am.... Read more
  • Miles B.
    Miles BJanuary 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get in a fight with the bouncers
  • Barry M.
    Barry M.December 4, 2010
    Bryn is a sweetie!
  • abigailee
    abigaileeOctober 5, 2010
    These cheese fries would be more delicious with a BUD LIGHT!!
  • vincent l.
    vincent leeApril 30, 2010
    Dropped of the hostess there...Fern!
  • Dana S.
    Dana SchuellerFebruary 20, 2010
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