CONCRETE COWBOY CHICAGO
Concrete Cowboy is the newest establishment to hit Chicago. Part nightclub, part sports bar, the industrial-chic nightlife destination has quickly become one of the area’s most frequented meeting places since opening in March 2017. While the Texas-based chain is new to Chicago, it has an extensive following with locations in Dallas, Austin, Houston, and Frisco. Concrete Cowboy features a laidback atmosphere, good food, and a clean, industrial-style design. The establishment also hosts live music and DJs which appeals to local and non-local party-goers. Thinking of visiting Concrete Cowboy Chicago in the River North Gallery District? Here are a just few things you should know.
The large industrial warehouse, with its fun western theme, is open seven days a week with late-late hours Thursday through Sunday. In addition to a sprawling bar, numerous boots, and over 44 TVs for sports fan, the bar/nightclub offers an exciting hodgepodge of DJs, dancing, brunch, and bar fare. The space recently took over the location of its former tenant, Tippling Hall, which was widely known for kegged cocktail program. The Concrete Cowboy Chicago has taken it up a notch by offering an extensive main menu, as well as happy hour, brunch, late night, and to-go offerings.
During the day, Concrete Cowboy has a relaxed vibe. Stop in for their famous chicken sandwich inspired by Chick-Fil-A, or sample one of the eatery’s Chicago-style hot dogs. If you get thirsty, grab a lager from the bar or guzzle down one of their specialty drinks. At sun set, the Concrete Cowboy transforms into a Wild West party where the younger crowds gather to drink signature cocktails and jumbo-sized 115-ounce Moscow Mules. Live music and DJs keep the attendance up and bottle service ensures a VIP experience. What also makes their Chicago venue unique is it’s currently the only bar location to serve food.
Take a look at the menu and you’ll see that the Concrete Cowboy Chicago isn’t your typical sports bar. Their offerings include a full list of mouthwatering appetizers, salads, flat breads, and sides. They also offer a menu of handhelds served with French fries, such as their Texas Burger topped with smoked bacon, homemade BBQ sauce, cheddar cheese, and grilled onion, topped with a pretzel or Brioche bun. For dessert, indulge with a Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet or Nutella and Banana Stuffed Crescent Rolls. You can also get many of your favorites to-go, so you can enjoy the fare at home.
If you’re the type of person who enjoys the sophisticated atmosphere of a nightclub but with the laidback energy of a sports bar, the Concrete Cowboy is it. Its rustic design with clean lines and a spacious, open floor layout makes the space feel large and welcoming. There are few other clubs in the area that provides the same environment and amenities. You’ll find exposed brick and rough wood throughout, giving the space a modern style that attracts the younger generation. Stop in for brunch with a few friends or visit in the evening when the party really gets going.
While patrons need no excuse to visit Concrete Cowboy Chicago, there are many great reasons to do so. The Concrete Cowboy is the perfect place to stop during a birthday, bachelor, or bachelorette party. Bring along your entire party as the venue has enough space for all of your friends. It’s also an excellent venue for corporate events and other special occasions. The bar plays today’s hottest hits as well as upbeat house music, ensuring that everyone has a great time. Since opening its doors the venue has been packed nearly every night. Head over to the Concrete Cowboy Chicago and see what you’ve been missing out on.
DRESS CODE: Men should make sure to wear a collared shirt and or sport coat to Bottled Blonde. Try wearing nice shoes and avoid anything that can be considered sportswear (track jackets, jerseys, sports shoes, hats, etc). Except on game days, if you’re not sure if your outfit will work or not. Stick to these guidelines.
FRONT DOOR SET UP: Usually and line at peak hours, an Andrew Jackson to the front door guys will get you in
BEST NIGHTS TO GO: Thursday to Sunday are all Solid, Saturday is a real deal.
DRINK PRICES: Standard Chicago Beers $8 Range, Shots $10 Range, and Drinks upwards of $15
BOTTLE SERVICE PRICING: Check the Menu Bottles are around $350
BEST TABLES: Main Floor is Big Square Prime Tables adjacent to windows