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Redhead Piano Bar

16 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-7581
+1 312-640-1000
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Great time!

I have walked by this place for 30 years and never gone in, till this weekend. Sorry it took me so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bristol, IN
via mobile
Great Piano Bar

We went with a group that was from Chicago and recommended it. The Piano player that night was a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Becky D
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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Hours Today: 19:00 - 04:00
16 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654-7581
Near North Side
+1 312-640-1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have walked by this place for 30 years and never gone in, till this weekend. Sorry it took me so long. We had a great time! Stacy, behind the bar, was spot-on, as well. We will be back very soon!

Thank SusanD3413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a group that was from Chicago and recommended it. The Piano player that night was a cool guy with a great voice and it appeared he could play anything! It was so much fun singing along and just hanging out to live...More

Thank Becky D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a visitor loved this place! Dropped by after dinner and enjoyed the music and the other patrons. Agree with a previous review the people watching is great. Friendly, upbeat with a crowd ready to share stories or sing along.

Thank Balboagal
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were attending a downtown event and visited the piano bar twice during the week, and the experiences were totally different. The first night we found a pleasant staff, a fun crowd, and great music. The drinks were overpriced but tasted great, and the staff...More

Thank Team_Maltese
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This review is for the gal bartender working a private event Sunday evening.. she was a awesome and should definitely get a raise and a big high five.. she was a rockstar.. All around fun place in a great location..

Thank rocknreconstruct
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had a big group and had to wait about 20 min to get in. Not a big deal to wait when it’s worth it, and this wasn’t. At least for me. The piano player really didn’t have a good voice, and his selection of...More

Thank FF710
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this wonderful bar as part of a large group. The staff were very helpful and accommodating For a large group. Great list of cocktails and variety of drinks to pick from and enjoy. The house speciality is the Redhead cocktail which is delicious....More

Thank Tigermot
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had a great time listening to the piano player. He played every request submitted. Knew a lot of the oldies & heard others from the 90's and some rap too. Arrived about 8:30-all tables were full but later grabbed seats in front of the piano....More

Thank Carole117981
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Monday night and had an absolute blast. I hadn't been here before. Good service and awesome music- even songs by request. I wish I lived here- I'd go again and again.

Thank mfbarthe
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I only have a cranberry & pineapple drink. Listen to a few songs. I was the only customer there. It was different for me. I've never been in a piano bar before. I'm sure it's fun for a group.

Thank Thaydra C
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Veronica H
26 June 2017|
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Response from Barb E | Reviewed this property |
I believe 21 as they were carding people at the door.
1 December 2016|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Smart casual. Don't disrespect the Redhead. No rags , but demeanor is more important