The Redhead Piano Bar

The Redhead Piano Bar

"Beneath its sassy sign, River North's tunester paradise is old-school (in good way)."

16 W Ontario St # 5, Chicago, IL
(312) 640-1000 serving: Central, Near North Side
open:Sun-Fri 7pm-4am Sat 7pm-5am

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
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The Low Down


Know Before You Go: Not a fan of coat check? Then skip the outerwear, or leave it in the car, since checking is required Thursday through Saturday.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Fun night
By Mindy W at Insider Pages

We were staying in the Embassy Suites (right across the street) and didn't feel like fighting a crowd at a club, so decided to try this place inste... Read More

Nice, classy bar
By Mose S at Insider Pages

You should dress up a little for The Redhead. Its a great piano bar that is always filled with a nice variety of locals. I used to go here for a ... Read More

Dead Head Piano Bar
By Charlie S. at Judy's Book

As we walked in, one customer asked me if I knew of anyplace with a juke box and some fresh air.....that was the first impression I got of this ove... Read More

By Sarah J. at Judy's Book

This is a great place to go on the weekend, but you better be prepared to be packed in with all other people who also think that it is a great week... Read More

Sing us a song, you're the piano man...
By Kaitie C. at Judy's Book

I am a huge fan of Billy Joel, and piano music in general. So of course I enjoy frequenting the Redhead Piano Bar. A few things to know ahead of ti... Read More