When you want to spend an evening chilling at the bar, leaving the pup at home feels like the worst thing ever, especially when they give you a pleading look as you’re heading out the door.

Luckily, there are Chicago bars that allow dogs inside, so that you and your four legged friend can both spend an evening out together. Cheers and tail wags to that!

Rogers Park Social

6920 N Glenwood Ave

RP Social is a cocktail bar that serves up everything from classics to summer specials to rum and tiki drinks. They also allow dogs to come right inside the bar to hang out while you sip your fancy drink.

River Shannon

425 Armitage Avenue

Featuring drinks, Giant Jenga, and dogs that come come right in. What could be better?

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Grace & Leavitt Tavern

2157 West Grace Street

An adorable neighborhood bar that specializes in single malts and whiskeys, and it’s A-OK for the pup to sit by you inside while you taste.

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Lizard’s Liquid Lounge

3058 W Irving Park Rd

This cool, divey spot has a pool table to play on while your dog socializes with bar patrons. You can also bring in your own food as well, for you and your pup.

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The Corner Bar

2224 N Leavitt St

This small, lowkey bar has a very local feel. You’ll have a lot of folks to greet your dog as you team up with them on Trivia Tuesdays (and maybe, just maybe, have your pup howl along on Karaoke Thursdays).

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Kasey’s Tavern

701 S Dearborn St

These guys boast the second oldest tavern and liquor license in the city, and live up to the legend by providing some of the best craft beers in the Midwest and a range of other domestic international picks. Swing by with the pup for a pint and some great conversation.

The Gingerman Tavern

3740 N Clark St

A classic post-Cubs game spot, so be forewarned that bringing dogs on game days could be a bit much. But any other time, swing by with the four legged friend for a laid back evening.

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