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

11:00 AM - 02:00 AMThirsty Thursdays......$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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Mike & Joe - LIVE at West Loop Rock Fest

05:00 PM - 12:00 AMMike and Joe is a great modern rock cover band based out of Chicago. It's kind of as simple as that. "Kind of," except for the fact that the band is widely regarded by it's peers as one of the very best sounding cover bands in the entire nation. It's impressive.   Get your Pre-sale Tickets now and save!! Friday's activities: Rock fest kicks off at 5pm with the Friday after work party with fun for everyone. Play interactive family feud with your friends or co workers. Cash prizes and giveaways.Live entertainment outside before Mike & Joe headline the night @9pm on the Parking Lot Stage! $5 presale tickets are available at  www.wamilive.com/events For non ticket holders: Donations will be taken each day of the event to enter Side notes: dog friendly patio and your pup doesn't need a ticket to enter!  Kids under 12 years old are free!

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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