Three Dots and a Dash

Three Dots and a Dash Chicago cocktail bars
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SUNDAY - THURSDAY: 5 P.M. - 2 A.M. | FRIDAY: 4 P.M. - 2 A.M. | SATURDAY: 5 P.M. - 3 A.M.
312.610.4220 | WEBSITE

One of the country’s premiere modern tiki bars, Three Dots and a Dash is an underground tropical oasis with a fine-tuned focus on all things rum. The bar has become a beacon for the contemporary tiki movement—new and innovative, but still firmly rooted in the classics. A must-stop on the Chicago cocktail trail.

Known For
  • tiki
  • lots of rum
  • craft cocktails
  • bar food
What to drink
Modern spins on classic tiki formulas, large format drinks packaged in treasure chests, anything set on fire.
River North
Resist poaching the custom ceramic-ware mugs and support the institution by buying one instead. They come in an array of fanciful designs, including the famous white vessel crafted in the likeness of Mr. McGee himself.