Big Chicks

Visit TWEET restaurant

Free Wifi · Cash Only

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5024 North Sheridan RD

Google Map 773 728 5511

Men and men; women and women; men and women: all are welcome here at the Uptown Bar.

Upcoming Events

Open EVERY Day! Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for Winter Buck Burger nights.

Kitchen opens @ 4pm Monday - Saturday, 6pm Sunday

We now feature the Beyond Meat BurgerAmazing Kale Burger on our menu.

Our Kitchen will be closed for bar food December 23, 24, & 25

Free* Sunday Buffet Menu (4-6pm)

Winter is here! David is serving inside for the season. Don't be late, this food goes fast! Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails.

And don't forget $3 Vodka Lemonades - All Day - All Night!!


Jan. 14
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers
Jan. 21
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Jan. 28
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Feb. 4
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Feb. 11
Feb. 18
Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Feb. 25
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers
Mar. 4
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Mar. 11
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Mar. 18
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
Mar. 25
Apr. 1
Easter (pizza)
Apr. 8
Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Dogs and Brats
Apr. 15
Meatball & Veggieball Sandwiches
Apr. 22
Italian Beef/Mostaccioli
Apr. 29
Pulled Pork/BBQ Tofu Sandwiches
May 6
May 13
Fried Chicken/Veggie Burgers (Mother’s Day)May 20
Depending on weather, Hopefully outdoor BBQ

 Experience our featured women artists in our collections:

FEATURED ARTISTS: Zuleyka Benitez, Coleen Plumb, Hollis Siegler, Diane Arbus, Lisette Model, Cunningham   Cuirej & Lochman,  Patty Carroll, Flor Garduno, Laura Volkerdink,  Mary Lou Zelazny, Phyllis Bramson, Ruth Bernhard, Graciela Iturbide,  Thorne-Thomsen,   Deborah Bright, Jane Calvin, Jen Davis and many more!    Alcfl404

(Winnifred Birts)

Open 4pm daily, Sat 9am, Sun 10am for brunch


Coming This Thursday:

Rupaul All Stars 3 Final

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 3!

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Join us every Thursday for new episodes!


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Stop in and try the new Beyond Burger!

Vegan - Gluten Free - Plant Based

Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks! 

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New Brews

Now On Tap - 

Lagunitas: IPA (Chicago)


Half Acre: Lead Feather (Chicago)

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New Bottles & Cans

Wittekerke Wild

Wittekerke Wild - Belgian Wild 

Virtue Cider Michigan Brut

Virtue Ciders - Michigan Brut (MI)

A Special Offer from Broadway in Chicago for Big Chickers:

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Potted Potter

Now Playing!

Broadway Playhouse

Buy One Ticket, Get One Free!*

Use code BIGCHX when ordering.

* ALL SALES FINAL. No exchanges or refunds. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Dates, times, prices, and cast subject to change without notice. Standard Ticketmaster service fees apply to online or phone orders. Offer may be revoked without notice. All performances through February 25 (excluding February 14) Tickets must be purchased by February 25, 2018 at 4:30PM.

Thanks to Broadway In Chicago for this amazing offer!

Music - Food - Culture

Overall Index Scruggs Reader Mural 6977

Chicago Reader: Best of Chicago 2017!

Best Gay Bar & Best Lesbian Bar

And congrats to our sister restaurant: Tweet, Let's Eat for winning Best Brunch!! 

Thanks again to all our wonderful friends, family, and patrons for your support!

Bestgaybars Buzzfeed2017

We made the list!
"The 50 BEST Gay Bars In the USA, According To Yelp!"

Thanks to all our wonderful patrons for joining us on our journey and for showing your continued love and support!

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New Brews at Chicks


Bell's (MI) - "Best Brown"

On Tap:

"Blue Moon"

"Miller Lite"

Half Acre: "Gone Away"

Half Acre: "Lead Feather"

Great Lakes: "Christmas Ale"

Check it out: According to TimeOut Chicago - we host one of "Chicago Best Inclusive Dance Parties"! 

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Chicago's Best Inclusive Dance Parties

Visit  Facebook or Flickr to see pictures from the celebrations.  #BIGCHICKS30TH

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And check out this nice article by the Windy City Times, covering our 30 year journey!

And also some great photos they took of our celebrations!

Sheridan Road became Big Chicks Honorary Way. Very cool

Its cold outside, but the Kitchen is cookin good warm food and we are pouring drinks to keep you warm inside.

You have been asking for them and now they are back in stock!!!

Back in stock are both colors of "Strength and Health","Bar at the end of the Universe", "Ursine Desires", and finally the reissue of TOMCAT!
All shirts are $20 (Sm-XL) $22 (2X-3X)

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Spread the news tell your friends, the T Shirts make great gifts!

Big Chicks in the news:
Check out some of our write-ups and list-makings

The Culture Trip : Best LGBT bars in Chicago! 
The Culture Trip: The Best 10 Gay Bars in Uptown, Chicago

Chicago Reader!

Big Chicks voted Best Gay Bar in Chicago!!
2 Years in a row! Thanks EVERYONE!

Make that 3 years in a row! Best Gay Bar 2017

And Best Lesbian Bar 2017

TimeOut Chicago!

The Most Inclusive Dance Parties in Chicago 2017 - FKA! Article

The Best LGBT parties and nightlife in Chicago 2016 - FKA!! Full Article

Best Gay Bars in CHICAGO 2016 -  HERE


Best 15 Gay Bars in Chicago - Article

Windy City Times:

Stewpendous Trivia - Article


Top 50 Gay Bars in the USA - according to Yelp! Article