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Cheers your time in the city with a Chicago-themed cocktail! Sample some Chicago nightlife with these cocktails that reflect the city's local flavor. Wind down after a busy day in the Windy City by trying one of the many drinks inspired by Chicago history, culture, neighborhood and landmarks.

BIG Bar

151 E. Upper Wacker Drive

The BIG Bar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel offers the widest selection of Chicago-themed drinks and is located just off the Chicago River in the Loop. The Big Bar menu is full of specialty cocktails, margaritas, mojitos, and martinis all named for Chicago icons. Try the hottest drink on the menu — Chicago Fire — named for our pro soccer team and prepared with Cuervo Gold, Cointreau, pineapple, lime, jalapeno, tabasco and grenadine. Or for some rum, order the Blues Brother made with Bacardi Limon, Blue Curacao, pineapple and Sierra Mist!

Vermilion 

10 W. Hubbard St.

Vermilion tips its hat to Chicago with these four signature drinks: LSDLake MichiganMagnificent Mile and Devil in the White City. Like the restaurant's Latin-Indian dishes, Vermilion's "Ode to Chicago" cocktails are carefully concocted and delicately designed. LSD, the common nickname for Lake Shore Drive (Chicago's famous waterfront roadway) is made with green chartreuse, gin, Assam green tea and oleo saccharum. The Magnificent Mile — crafted with sparkling wine, bouquet ice, and habanero ginger infusion — is every bit as delightful as a stroll down Michigan Avenue. Devil in the White City (cardamom saffron liqueur, coconut milk, and vanilla) is a sweet and creamy combination topped with a single red rose petal making it as pleasing to the eyes as it is to the taste buds.

 Vermilion ''Lake Michigan'' mixed drink

Harry Caray's Tavern

Navy Pier, 700 E Grand Ave

Harry Caray's Tavern also mixes up their drink menu with several Chicago-themed selections. Harry Caray was the announcer for the Chicago Cubs from 1982 until he passed in 1998. Now his tavern pays tribute to Cub's stadium, Wrigley Field, with the Wrigley Rita (a margarita created with Don Julio Blanco tequila, Cointreau orange liqueur, lime sour, lemon juice, orange juice, lime wedge and an orange slice). If dining at Harry Caray's Navy Pier location, try the Navy Pear!

And here are 8 more Chicago-inspired sips dotting drink menus around the city:

Related Listings

Vermilion
10 W. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 527-4060

The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago
521 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 645-1500

The Windsor
160 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 943-7777

Harry Caray's Tavern, Navy Pier
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 527-9700

The Signature Room at the 95th
875 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-9596

Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E. Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 565-1234

The Promontory
5311 S. Lake Park Ave. W
Chicago, IL 60615
(312) 801-2100

Beacon Tavern
405 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 955-4226

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