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Howl at the Moon

) #181 of 7,901 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ American, ,
26 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-4606
+1 312-863-7427
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cover charge” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
26 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-4606
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Reviewed yesterday

Awesome place with plenty of band members that play all your favorites all night long. Dueling pianos, but drums, fiddle, guitar and more. The musicians all seem to be able to play many instruments and sing quite well. They all take turns and while you...More

Thank Beezhjack
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Top seating area of bar was open, but we were told we couldn't sit there -it was "closed". Other couples were told the same. Two groups of 6 came in and could sit there-still plenty of seating left for others. Wth! Signature drink tasted like...More

Thank StephSchmitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely great time. During the week there is a cover $5 charge and on the weekend $10.The musicians were very talented and entertaining.

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing music by the group of musicians. They play piano, guitar, bass and drums while signing entertaining songs. We danced all night and made our suggestions to the band. We had so much fun that we went 2 nights in a row. A must in...More

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on July 8. We stayed at the Hyatt Place in River North and they gave free admission passes so we did not have to pay the cover charge at the door. The place was absolutely packed so finding seats was a little...More

1  Thank RonnieSp
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived on the Monday of the July 4th long weekend and had a great time. This is a loud bar, so if you are looking for "real jazz" this isn't the place for you. It is, however incredibly entertaining with a number of great...More

Thank Charwit
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The bar was okay, service so so but the music blew my mind!! The night my friend and I went, there were two musicians, a guy and a girl, both playing pianos and taking requests from the audience. They were both amazing and could play/sing...More

Thank Lucy1976
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Decided to check out Howl at the Moon for my sisters bachelorette party and it was a lot of fun. The music was awesome and so were the drinks!

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I went here 2 nights in a row while in Chicago and had a great time. On Thursday night there was no cover and a nice crowd and very good musicians. On Friday there was a $10 cover and standing room only...More

Thank CzmLisa
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great for a group of coworkers to stumble in, order buckets of beer and shots then dance and drink and sing along to Don't Stop Believing or Shake it Off or American Pie til 2 AM. It's a blast!

Thank Mary M
April B, Marketer at Howl at the Moon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

We're so glad you and your coworkers had fun! We hope to see you again soon :)

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Response from 28Angel | Reviewed this property |
We had a quesadilla that was actually very good. I wasn't expecting much but it was tasty and had plenty of chicken.
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11 September 2016|
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Response from ChrisCNanaimo | Reviewed this property |
I just checked. $5 during the week and $10 on weekends (special events would be different)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654-4606
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-863-7427
Ready to Howl, Chicago? Howl at the Moon is the #1 nightlife spot that’s keeping Chicago’s River North dancing! Part bar and part concert, Howl at the Moon creates a non-stop party with live music performed in a high-energy setting. This isn’t your average piano bar, Chicago. Get on the dance floor and join our talented musicians in rocking out to your favorite songs while trying our signature drinks! You’ll hear everything from pop to classic rock to hip-hop. It’s the best Chicago nightlife has to offer!

Howl at the Moon’s energetic and interactive setting creates the perfect atmosphere for any type of special events in Chicago. We’re the live music bar that always throws a non-stop party. It doesn’t matter if you’re celebrating a bachelorette party, birthday party, or planning a corporate event, any group event at Howl at the Moon is guaranteed to make for a memorable night. It’s the most fun you’ll have at a dance bar in Chicago!
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