Big Chicks

Visit TWEET restaurant

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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! Kitchen open late.

Come on down and join us for drinks and a good time. We open at 8:30am with Tweet, so if you are in the mood for some food we have you covered there as well. Also, don't forget to join us at night for...

MONDAYS BUCK BURGER

Extra seating in Tweet Mondays for Buck Burger nights (board games out to play)!

 ~ Welcome Birthday Parties! ~ 

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

Call 773 728 5511 for pick up food orders! 

Not available Mondays,  all specials dine-in only. 

Free* Sunday BBQ Menu

(4-6pm - dine in only - drink purchase required)

David is serving up the Summer BBQ menu rain or shine! When the weather permits,  we will set up outside. If the weather is not cooperating we will move it to the salon.

Don't be late, this food goes fast!

Stuart and Don are behind the bar serving cocktails 

Summer Buffet Menu:

Burgers, Brats, Hotdogs and Veggie Burgers. Served with choice of fries or salad, drink purchase required.

And don't forget  our $4 Vodka Lemonades

Experience the many artists in our collections by stopping in to look or go to our gallery for a preview. Dawoud Bey has a huge show at AIC. You can go to our featured artists to find out more.

www.bigchicks.com/gallery

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Virtue Cider's Now In Stock!

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Brut, Rosé, Cherry and Apple all gluten free!

A seemingly simple drink; apples plus time.
They say patience is a Virtue, it just so happens that Virtue requires patience.
Virtue, It’s at our core.

Brooklyn: Bel Air Sour (NY)

Brookly Bel Air

Brooklyn Bel Air Sour is full of surprises. Our sour ale starts up with bright notes of tropical fruit yet finishes crisp and gently tart. It's a trip that's laid back, breezy, and completely refreshing.

Bell's: Oberon (MI)

Bells Oberon12oz Btl
Seasonal Wheat Ale

** Definitely a local favorite!!

Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with our signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouthfeel, making it a classic summer beer.

Lagunitas Hop Water 2

Lagunitas: Hop Water (Non-Alcoholic!)

NOW ON TAP Bodem!! 

Half Acre Bodem Ipa

Half Acre Beer Co. announces its newest core beer:

Bodem IPA, a New American IPA smack in the middle of West and East Coast styles, with a flavor profile that marks a new note for the brewery. Bodem—Dutch for “soil”—is a reference to earthiness, to the creation of new landscapes and the transforming potential of hop varietals. Bodem IPA (6.8%)

21st Amendment:Blood Orange Brew Free! or Die IPA

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Blood Orange Brew Free! is brewed like our original west coast style Brew Free! or Die IPA, but with an abundance of fresh blood orange puree and a twist of citrusy dry hops.  As Abe would say, “Whatever you are, be a good one.”

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

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Big Chicks is once again participating in TAP INTO CHANGE!

The program, formerly known as "Great Cents," will contribute up to $50,000 to local groups and agencies focused on LGBTQ and HIV/Aids related issues.

Thank you MillerCoors.

We have many new wines, by the glass, by the bottle, lovely wines. Try them you won't be sorry!

Elite Wine

Rosé all day! 

Perfect for a hot summer day we have added new Rosé wines from all over the world.

Enjoy them by the glass or by the bottle.

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2018 Malene Rosé

The 2018 vintage is the cuvée most reminiscent of Provence to date. The wine's texture declares its California origins with opulence, plenty of mid-palate texture and an elegant finish. Limited time. $31 bottle.

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WINE OF THE MONTH, IS BACK IN STOCK!

Due to the delicious taste and popularity, we are extending it to the July wine of the month!

Wairau River Sauvignon Blanc 2018.

Intense tropical and stone fruit aromatics with delicate citrus and floral notes, full flavored and textured. The wine has fine mouthwatering mineral acidity on the finish that refreshes the palate, leaving you longing for more.
$6 Glass $22 Bottle
New Zealand Wine of the Year Wine Awards 2018 - Gold

Big Chicks : Enjoy Illinois

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"Big Chicks in Uptown, Tweet’s boozy sibling, has an amazing back patio, fun atmosphere, and well-priced drinks. If that’s not a winning combination we don’t know what is, which is why this place is a sure-fire favorite of locals. Don’t miss the free summer BBQ on Sundays and their oh-so-delicious vodka lemonades! This LGBTQ staple also features DJs and dancing after dark in the adjoining Tweet space."

Check out the full article on EnjoyIllinois.com

Come enjoy cocktails and good company in a cozy, welcoming place. x michelle

KITCHEN OPEN 4 PM DAILY! ( 6pm on Sunday after BBQ)  Cheese plates available from bar til close.  Includes a vegan cheese tray which is great btw. Makes a great snack after midnight!

Check out our feature in "bon appétite"! 

I Think We Have A Gay Bar

Big Chicks Lead Bon Appetit

A big shout of thanks to everyone who made these past years so wonderful! I am truly grateful for all we have shared! To David Tamarkin from Bon Appetit, a terrific writing piece, thank you! 

- Love Michelle

https://www.bonappetit.com/story/i-think-we-have-a-gay-bar

Big Chicks Peeking Bon Appetit 

Swing by Big Chicks for some eats and drinks!

Food specials every day

Music - Food - Culture

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Learn a bit more about our fabulous owner - Michelle Fire, Big Chicks, & Tweet in this write up from VoyageChicago!

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

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

GET YOUR BIG CHICKS T Shirt!! 

Orange on black Tomcat shirt is in stock in all sizes including xxl.

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 Larger sizes can be ordered.


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