The 15 Best Places to Watch the Election in Chicago

Tacos. Karaoke. A one-way ticket to Mars. Let’s review.

By The Editors
November 8, 2016 9:00 am

By this time tomorrow, it’ll all be over (the election and possibly the world as we know it, results pending).

Might as well spend the final hours in the company of likeminded people. And booze. Lots of it.

Hence, we’ve compiled a list of the fifteen best places in Chicago to watch Wolf Blitzer excitedly point at a map, as based on your desired viewing environment.

Without further ado, here’s where to watch if you …

Hate Both Candidates and Want to Plot a Revolution: The Empty Bottle

Want Actual Smart, Reasonable Bipartisan Conversation With Strangers: Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap

Are Happily (and Legally) Married and Want that Freedom Upheld: Sidetrack

Cash in on all-night Happy Hour specials: HopCat

Watch Comedians Make Everyone Nervous With Armchair Commentary: iO Chicago

If You’d Rather Just Watch Vintage Political SNL Skits: SPiN

If You’re Sick Of All This And … Hey, Video Games! Emporium Wicker Park

Defend Your Vote By Your Taste In Beer: Good Beer Hunting Studios

Watch The Results in the Most Appropriately Named Bar: Hopewell Brewing

Out Your Frustration on a Trump Piñata: The Duck Inn

Don’t Want to Remember the Results in the Morning: Henry’s Swing Club

See the Results On a ‘Uge Screen: Maria’s Community Bar

Need to Sing Your Election Blues Away: Timothy O’Toole’s

Say F*ck It, I’m Moving to Mars: Someoddpilot 

Have a Taco Because It’s Tuesday: 5 Rabbit Cerveza

Want to Grab Women by the P*ssy: Literally nowhere, ever.

Nota bene: Looking to raise the stakes?  Click here to check out our Election Night Bingo Card. 

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