Best Late-Night Bars and Clubs in Chicago

Hey Chicagoans, are you ready for a whole new year of music, jamming, live DJs, and late-night dance parties? Well, we certainly are. With spring dancing around the corner, it’s time to update our list of nightlife spots. So, check out our favorite late-night bars and nightclubs in Chicago, and let us know if you have a secret place to go!

For those of you who love dinner, be sure to check out our roundup of Chicago’s best bars and restaurants with live music!

111 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Enter paradise and teleport to the exotic rainforest of Celeste, where music, dreams and a surreal experience take place. Go there for late night fun downstairs, or just hang out at the Art Decor supper club upstairs. The best thing about Celeste is that you will always find great music, delicious food, and good vibes.

112 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

Come to Joy District on Saturday and get moving! Live DJs, light shows and special effects – Joy District is here to take you away from reality. And don’t forget to check out their specialty restaurants and shows, like the Cabaret Dinner Show that swept through Chicago!

226 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654

Looking for one of the best clubs in River North? This is the soundbar for you. Designed to stimulate both mind and body, the Sound Bar has been a Chicago favorite since the day it opened its doors. You’ll have the best time here and make some of the coolest friends in town. So get your good vibes ready and let’s get to the soundbar!

646 N Franklin St, Chicago, IL 60654

Another gem in the River North neighborhood, Spy Bar was recognized as one of the Top 10 Dance Clubs in the United States by Rolling Stones magazine and is one of the top 100 nightclubs in the world. It’s the perfect place to see the world’s best DJs up close in an intimate environment.

157 W Ontario St Floor 2, Chicago, IL 60654

Go upstairs to the Fame Supper Club, you enter the Night Club scene. Fame Night Club is only open on weekends, but for very good reason. They hid like a treasure accessible only to those familiar with the scene. So step into the scene and dance through the fire and smoke the next time you’re planning a party. You will not regret it !

4810 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640

Looking for the best late night musical parties? Come to the Nocturne. Offering American cuisine with French accents and an intimate low-light environment, Le Nocturne is a great place for a girls’ night out where you can enjoy your time without getting too crazy. Take it easy and swing – it’s the humble French club with all the flares you need.

632 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654

The coolest Asian bistro in town, you say? This is Tao Chicago. Whether it’s the breathtaking statue or the mystical oriental decor, Tao is the place where culture explodes and takes you to a different universe. With big names like E-Rock, Vice and Dion, Tao Chicago will always surprise you with what they have for the night.

And the food. Seriously, don’t forget the food!

109 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654

You want something different, don’t you? Agreed. How about K-POP parties, Korean drinking games and a live DJ at our new favorite spot – Miki’s Tiger Bar? Although Miki’s doesn’t count as a nightclub at all, it’s definitely a secret gem among Chicago Asian culture vultures. Come on weekdays and dance to the music from the bar, or stay for K-POP on Friday nights where a live DJ will rock the house!

1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL 60642

Hideout is hands down the best late night live house in Chicago, at least in our humble opinion. Featuring local and regional artists ranging from jazz bands to punk rock, you will always be surprised by Hideout’s lineup. Plus, it’s a super cool house where you’ll meet tons of cool people who always know other amazing places to hang out and relax.

Featured Image Credit: SpyBar

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