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J. Parker

1816 N Clark St Fl 13, Chicago, IL 60614-6043
+1 312-254-4747
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Great Place for Saturday Afternoons

Rooftop season opened with a cool Derby atmosphere. Some of the best views you’ll find —— Lake... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
BOVCAT
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Chicago, Illinois
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Great view. Average food.

I went to J. Parker for the view of the Chicago skyline and it didn't disappoint. It also is... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
LouiseASL
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Los Angeles, California
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Sitting proudly above the Hotel Lincoln, the J. Parker offers the most spectacular views in all of Chicago. As you sip on one of our signature cocktails, enjoy the unobstructed water views from one of the lounges 140 outside seats, or 55 seats inside. The J. Parker is a perfect space for private events, a pre-dinner cocktail, or a night on the town. Enjoy small plates from award winning chef Paul Virant 7 days a week.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good17%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
May 6, 2018
“Great Place for Saturday Afternoons”
Jan 31, 2018
“Great view. Average food.”
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1816 N Clark St Fl 13, Chicago, IL 60614-6043
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Rooftop season opened with a cool Derby atmosphere. Some of the best views you’ll find —— Lake Michigan and the Park included. It does get very very crowded, but, bartenders work fast.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I went to J. Parker for the view of the Chicago skyline and it didn't disappoint. It also is located near other attractions - such as the Lincoln Park Zoo. However, the food is just average, at best. A few noteworthy observations: 1) They don't...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I gave my card as a hold for our drinks, paid the tab in cash but a few days later in my statement my card was charged. E mailed and was told someone would get back to me, but they didn't. Poor

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The views are outstanding but the food was average. I would recommend going there for a drink but not dinner.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Since we're guests of the Lincoln Hotel, it obviously the best choice to seek to the heights and mingle int the Sunday evening crowd. The spot is well located has a superb view of the Tip of the Lincoln park, the Lake et the northern...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Day: Saturday Time: 10pm-midnight Spent the late evening here with friends to help celebrate a birthday. Atmosphere was festive throughout the night and while other rooftops offer better skyline views, the J Parker delivers with a block's worth of sight lines covering the park and...More

Thank Sunny G
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went for brunch, which had limited options on the menu. Food was just ok. The drinks and ambience however were amazing . We lucked out in going in a beautiful sunny day and it was very relaxing, the music was fun too with a...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a really cool rooftop bar with a view of the lake and little bit of the city. Husband and I went there during a vholiday visit. Get there before dark to get a spot to sit with a view. the drinks are event,...More

Thank ReYo30
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We went here before going to a Second City show which is just around the corner. It is a great space but very loud. All of our drinks were horrible. One of us had the drink special which tasted like cough drops and those of...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The drinks were fairly priced. I would not recommend getting a cocktail if you are on a budget. Keep to the beer for $5 which is very decently priced. The view was great and was an excellent choice for a rooftop bar!

Thank Mike C
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row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
Yes. However it's probably not a good environment for them.
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