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J. Parker

1816 N Clark St Fl 13, Chicago, IL 60614-6043
+1 312-254-4747
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Great views, so so food

The views are outstanding but the food was average. I would recommend going there for a drink but... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Beth M
via mobile
Excellent rooftop spot for a hot Sunday night

Since we're guests of the Lincoln Hotel, it obviously the best choice to seek to the heights and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Montreal, Canada
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Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago. As you sip on one of our signature cocktails, enjoy the unobstructed water views from one of the lounges 140 outside seats, or 55 seats inside. The J. Parker is a perfect space for private events, a pre-dinner cocktail, or a night on the town. Enjoy small plates from award winning chef Paul Virant 7 days a week.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good19%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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1816 N Clark St Fl 13, Chicago, IL 60614-6043
Lincoln Park
+1 312-254-4747
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The views are outstanding but the food was average. I would recommend going there for a drink but not dinner.

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Since we're guests of the Lincoln Hotel, it obviously the best choice to seek to the heights and mingle int the Sunday evening crowd. The spot is well located has a superb view of the Tip of the Lincoln park, the Lake et the northern...More

Thank Flyrom172
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Day: Saturday Time: 10pm-midnight Spent the late evening here with friends to help celebrate a birthday. Atmosphere was festive throughout the night and while other rooftops offer better skyline views, the J Parker delivers with a block's worth of sight lines covering the park and...More

Thank Sunny G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We went for brunch, which had limited options on the menu. Food was just ok. The drinks and ambience however were amazing . We lucked out in going in a beautiful sunny day and it was very relaxing, the music was fun too with a...More

Thank Brazatraveler
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a really cool rooftop bar with a view of the lake and little bit of the city. Husband and I went there during a vholiday visit. Get there before dark to get a spot to sit with a view. the drinks are event,...More

Thank ReYo30
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went here before going to a Second City show which is just around the corner. It is a great space but very loud. All of our drinks were horrible. One of us had the drink special which tasted like cough drops and those of...More

Thank BML111
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The drinks were fairly priced. I would not recommend getting a cocktail if you are on a budget. Keep to the beer for $5 which is very decently priced. The view was great and was an excellent choice for a rooftop bar!

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Stopped by for drinks after a meal at the Perennial restaurant on the ground floor. Amazing view of the city. Drinks probably as good as any good bar in town. Worth a visit. May be not the place if you like privacy in a bar...More

Thank RamSRam
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

A must if you are in Chicago. I read about this place online and it lived up to the article. It is small, so be prepared...massive views of the water, Lincoln Park and the zoo. The breeze was just amazing. They have a roof that...More

Thank JRSkeen
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great views, great service, oasis in the city Perfect for private parties or just to meet for a drink!

Thank Annie G
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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24 August 2016|
Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. However it's probably not a good environment for them.