Don’t let your layover or flight delay at O’Hare Airport get you down. These amazing spots for a great cocktail or beer will put the pep back in your step.
Flying into O’Hare can be stressful, especially during the winter months when delays and flight cancellations abound due to weather.
You don’t have to endure another layover without a delicious, handcrafted cocktail or refreshing beer; there are plenty of lounges near the airport to grab a drink.
Here are 5 of our favorites.
Bogart’s Bar and Grill
9701 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL
Located in Rosemont, just over 2 miles from the airport, Bogart’s is a great place to grab some casual American fare and enjoy a delicious cocktail.
Some of the drinks they serve:
+ Champagne and Sparkling Wine
+ White Wine
+ Red Wine
+ 16 Different Martinis
+ Swing Your Lady Bubbly (Sparkling Wine and Chambourd Liquor)
+ Wild Berry Mojito (Bacardi rum, muddled mint leave, fresh berries, lime juice, Sprite)
+ High Sierra (Smirnoff vodka, Tanqueray gin, Bacardi rum, raspberry liquer, sour mix and Sprite)
+ In a Lonely Place (Southern Comfort, Kettle One vodka, Disarronno Amaretto, Grand Marnier, pineapple juice)
+ 30 + High-Gravity and Craft Beers
Bogart’s is close to the airport, so you won’t have to worry about getting back in time to catch your flight.
Gibson’s Bar and Steakhouse
5464 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL
Renowned for their steaks, Gibson’s in Rosemont also offers a number of great cocktails and drinks for the weary O’Hare traveler; what’s more, it’s located at the Doubletree by the airport so you won’t have to go far to enjoy its drinks and entrees.
Some of the cocktails and drinks you can get at Gibson’s include:
+ Moscow Mule
+ Rush Street Manhattan
+ Dark N’ Stormy
+ Red Wine
+ White Wine
Chicago Cubs Bar and Grill
10000 West O’Hare Avenue, Chicago, IL
Located in O’Hare Airport, the Chicago Cubs Bar and Grill serves up some delightfully tasty foods to help you get through your layover and give you some energy.
In addition to the great food, you can also enjoy full bar service, plus beers and wine if that’s your preference.
Declan’s Bar and Grill
1240 N. Wells Street, Chicago, IL
Declan’s specializes in traditional Irish flare with an American twinge, making it an ideal spot near the airport for those who want filling food and a range of cocktails and drinks to choose from.
If Irish brews and whiskeys are your thing, look no further: Declan’s offers a number of top-shelf and cult favorites in both, not to mention a great variety of cocktails.
It is located further out from the airport than other bars on our list—around 17 miles away—but if you have plenty of time to spare and want a memorable experience, it’s worth the trek out.
The Capital Grille
5340 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL
Located just minutes from O’Hare Airport in the beautiful Loews Chicago O’Hare, the Capital Grille is a spot for seafood, filling entrees, and delicious steaks.
It’s also a great location for some great cocktails. Their bar menu includes some aptly-named and delicious drinks:
+ Stoli Doli (signature Martini featuring stoli and pineapple juice)
+ The Bohemian (featuring Absolut Apeach and champagne)
+ Mojito Du Uvas
+ Adults Only Arnold Palmer
+ And more!
Transportation to Your Bar of Choice
As always, safe transportation when you’re drinking is vital. Before you plan an outing to a great bar close to O’Hare, consider booking reliable transportation first.
OML Worldwide has been providing outstanding transportation to and from O’Hare Airport for over 50 years; we know the area well, and can help you get to and from your bar of choice safely and easily.
If you need reliable transportation during your layover or delay at O’Hare, call a company you can trust. Contact OML Worldwide to make your reservation today.
We hope your cocktail makes your layover fly by.