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Minibar

3341 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657

(773) 871-6227
http://www.minibarchicago.com

Minibar is much more than a regular lounge. Featuring dinner and brunch food, the bar transforms into a classy restaurant perfect for friends and dates. At night, a younger crowd invades for drinks and dancing. Known for attractive (and often shirtless) employees, classy atmosphere, strong drinks and great music. Minibar Ultra Lounge and Café offers original cocktails, traditional and boutique beers and a variety of wines in a comfortable and inviting environment. Additionally they have tasty food selections, like the cheese & fruit platter and paninis, to compliment your vino. Sunday brunch is the talk of the town!
Hours   7pm-2am mon - friday; 5pm-3am sat; 5pm-2am sun; (winebar) 5pm-mid sun - thur; 5pm-2am fri - sat; 11am-5pm sun brunch
Popular Nights   thursday  sunday 
Cards Accepted   VISA card accepted Mastercard credit card accepted
Tags   gay/lesbian, bar/pub
Amenities   atm, coat check, cover (sometimes), dancing, dj, food served, full bar, house/techno, mixed, mostly men, outdoor/patio, pop music
Sundays   sunday brunch gone wild! $20 all you can eat with champagne package!   Mondays   minibar café features one buck bruschetta   Tuesdays   tapas tuesday's! get half-off tapas when you purchase a drink   Wednesdays   $5 top shelf cocktail night at minibar! all cocktails on wednesday are $5 all night long.  
Feature Lists   Sunday Brunch (Apr 2012), Top 10 NYE parties in Chicago (Dec 2011), Market Days Brunch (Aug 2009), Recession Busting Meal Deals (Apr 2009), Super Bowl Parties (Feb 2008), Weekend Brunch (Jun 2007), Super Bowl Parties (Feb 2007)
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Even pretentious would say this place is pretentious. I hate MiniBar with a passion. - kinneticbrian
A personal favorite with a friendly staff... plus Stu, the owner, is a gracious host. Great service, great food and great atmosphere. I highly recommend Minibar.

I can't wait to see the new space opening soon! - RyanOH
I've been a few times and each time walk away feeling disappointed. Why so much attitude? Not sure I'll go back. - athleticmatt
Their music is loud. Their guys are hot. Their drinks are strong. What more could you want? - DaugDawg
I was so happy to find out that Minibar has a café!

Honestly, their food is really good. They’ve got tasty wines and one of the most incredible cheese platters I’ve ever had. I could eat there every day!
DaugDawg
How can anyone go wrong with the following equation: Cute guys + Hot bartenders + DJ Phil Dabeatz = Minibar - ToBeOrNotToBe
Although I was the oldest guy in the place, everyone was really nice and the bartenders were damn cute! - OldIsOkay
If you are gay, this is your place. There are pretty people everywhere! The staff was really nice to me, and I'm not as pretty as they are. LoL - Stripes
My FAVORITE home away from home! - CPBill
The shirtless bartenders on New Years was a nice touch. I walked into the bar for a drink on my way home. I thought the drinks were a bit overpriced (though my martini was perfectly made) and the crowd was very interesting. I don't think this is a gay hotspot on the Chicago scene. Some of the patrons were friendly and quick to start a conversation. Some, however, kept to themselves and put off an aura of bad attitude. The music was good and the video screens are awesome! I don't think this bar will be on Halstead street for long, so drop in for a quick drink before the place is gone. Don't plan on spending your night at this bar, in fact, I wouldn't even stay for more than one drink. - nu_greg
Cute bar decor..crowd a bit snobby. - jcnomaha
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