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Redhead Piano Bar

Open Now: 19:00 - 04:00
Open today: 19:00 - 04:00
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A little gem in Chicago for nighttime entertainment

Always make this a little stop while in Chicago. Cute little bar with fun bands. Always crazy... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
via mobile
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Stopped in with another couple. Place was lively and the performer on the piano was good and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Valparaiso, Indiana
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16 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-7581
Near North Side
+1 312-640-1000
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Right across from our hotel the Embassy Suites. Great music. Lots of singing. Would definitely return.

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I was out for drinks with friends to have a good time... Not to get stood up in the bathroom over a worker handing out paper towels while you are still washing your hands, and not letting any of us out of the restroom until...More

1  Thank Gabe H
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We were told to try this place out. It happens to be in the street we were staying so decided to stop in one night. Piano player was awful - hammered away at piano like a carnival act. Drinks were over priced and then they...More

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Always make this a little stop while in Chicago. Cute little bar with fun bands. Always crazy crowded but a little treat to visit.

1  Thank MauiJackie2016
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We went there on a Saturday night, It was busy but not so packed that we couldn't get a seat. The performer was absolutely outstanding. He had his own original style with the songs and would take requests. I will recommend this to anyone visiting...More

Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in with another couple. Place was lively and the performer on the piano was good and interacted with the crowd. We sat at a table. No server came to take our order so my husband went up to the bar to order our drink...More

Thank serafina6
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Great atmosphere, made the place bumping all night!! Singers were very engaging and great music made it easy for the 40+ crowd! Highly recommended!

Thank Renzo A
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This is a hot place. Monday night after dinner we stopped by with a couple of friends and it was packed. Nice piano bar, place looks like an old speakeasy at Ontario st. We really enjoyed our time, nice repertoire and the piano man did...More

Thank Explorersk
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Went on a Friday night with a group of 12. We were given an option of sitting at the big table right by the piano, and since we did not see a problem spending $350 for the group, we took advantage of the option. Drinks...More

1  Thank JBretteD
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Summer in Chicago I have visited 10 bars in Chicago in the last 5 days INCLUDING TRUMP TOWER A manager from this bar identifying himself as Chris felt he needed to throw a toothpick at me after I requested to see him because I was...More

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23 July 2018|
Response from LeeAnne B | Reviewed this property |
I would make reservations if you’d like to guarantee a small table. I don’t believe they serve food it’s drinks only. Also you may want to check, they were closed for renovations as recently as June and I’m not sure hey have... More
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26 June 2017|
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Response from Barb E | Reviewed this property |
I believe 21 as they were carding people at the door.
1 December 2016|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Smart casual. Don't disrespect the Redhead. No rags , but demeanor is more important