About Us & Events

About us

Wise Owl Drinkery & Cookhouse is not just your typical bar with food in the Near West Side / West Loop neighborhood, but rather a unique Traditional American fare, craft cocktail and local brew bistro, blended for an unforgettable experience.

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Specials

08:30 PM - 01:30 AMKaraoke Thursdays is Back! We've put together an all-star cast of hosts that will keep everyone singing all night and leave at closing time wanting more! Join us for open karaoke, pop-up sing offs, themed contests, duet battles and much more! The show starts at 9:30 and we go all night long! $2.50 All Domestic Bottles, $6 Jameson, 1/2 Price Pizzas! (upcharge for additional ingredients). *All discounts are for dine-in only customers *Kitchen closes at 10pm on most weekdays. *Late night menu available 10pm to Midnight on Friday/Saturday Nights and on Blackhawks/Bulls home games and United Center & UIC Pavilion Concerts

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Our Events

We are updating our events. Please stay tuned.

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We are looking forward to helping you plan every detail of your next event, casual or formal, we can help you make it memorable and successful. Wise Owl has a unique layout, with a dining room, lounge and bar area and one of the largest outdoor patios in the West Loop / Near West Side area. We can accommodate groups of 20-200 and can customize any package to suit your needs! Free parking and complimentary Uber / Lyft service for all customers to United Center Events (Blackhawks/Bulls/Concerts).

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Reviews

Great food and service! The staff is fun and friendly and very accommodating...

- Julia K., Yelp (5 Stars)

...Was greeted as soon as we walked in, service was awesome and food was even better. The truffle calamari was great. Definitely will be returning.

- Vanessa T., Yelp (5 Stars)

Great space, great people, great service and Mike behind the bar was quick and awesome. Definitely will co.e back when I'm in town. 5 stars

- Matt M., Yelp (5 Stars)

It has great food, drinks and a really cool atmosphere. Would highly recommend anyone to come to this restaurant.

- Quinton J., Yelp (5 Stars)

Super affordable, and on top of it all, tons of awesome beers on tap!...

- Meghan F., Yelp (5 Stars)

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Location
324 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL
Bar/Lounge hours:
Sundays 10 AM - Midnight
Mon - Fri 11 AM - 2 AM
Saturdays 10 AM - 3 AM
Kitchen hours:
Sun. 10 AM - 9 PM
Mon. 11 AM - 10 PM / Industry night menu until 1 AM
Tues. 11 AM - 10 PM
Wed. 11 AM - 10 PM
Thurs. 11 AM - 10 PM
Fri. 11 AM - 10 PM / Late night menu until midnight
Sat. 10 AM - 10 PM / Late night menu until midnight
Contact us

(312)-374-8915

wiseowlchicago@gmail.com