Mondays seem to be one of the most hated things that have ever existed. Rather than despised, they should be celebrated. Set the mood for the rest of the work week by going out and enjoying these Monday specials Chicago provides to its good patrons.
From here on out you shall no longer despise the beginning of the week – it is what you make of.
Monday Specials Chicago Area
Lincoln Station offers up 40 chicken wings and $2.50 feature drafts to wash them down.
2432 N. Lincoln Ave. [Lincoln Park]
The Stretch keeps it straightforward with 50 chicken wings and $2.00 Budweiser beer bottles.
3485 N. Clark Street [Wrigleyville]
Rockwood Place treats Monday like a holiday. Their special consists of a $4.00 Cone of Wings – or for the truly hungry, a full slab of ribs can be had for $10.99. Domestic drafts are only $2.00 and Domestic Buckets run for $10.00
3466 N. Clark Street [Wrigleyville]
The Rail makes it easy and affordable to get loaded on wings and your beverage of choice. With each drink purchase you can get up to twelve wings for just 25 a piece. To help you get over that ‘beyond full’ feeling, a $5.00 shot of Patron will do the trick.
4709 N. Damen [Lincoln Square]
Avenue Ale House
Avenue Ale House takes on Monday with $5.00 burgers. To help dissolves all those burgers in your belly there are $5.00 Jameson and $4.00 Guiness.
825 S. Oak Park Ave [Oak Park]
Bar on Buena
Bar on Buena offer $5.00 half-pound burgers to satisfy any hunger, as well as half liters of BBK for only $4.00!
910 W. Buena Ave [Uptown]
Avenue Tavern is the stop for the bleu cheese aficionados [such as myself]. Their bleu cheese burger with a side is only $5.00 and refreshingly smooth $3.00 Blue Moon drafts wash it all down.
2916 N. Broadway [Lakeview]
Jimmy Greens essentially has Mexican Mondays. $4.95 gets you the option of chicken or steak tacos. The drink special is decently expansive – $18.00 Corona buckets, $7.00 Loaded Corona, $7.00 Cuervo Traditional Margaritas, or $3.00 Bud Lights.
825 S. State Street [South Loop]
Marble offers the essentials for a deal that make it hard for other establishments to beat. They serve up hard shell crunchy tacos for a mere 50 a pop. You will not need much dough to get fulfilled from tacos here.
3281 W. Armitage [Logan Square]
Lotties Pub is a great place to get a crew together to play team trivia and mow tacos. Team Trivia begins at 8:30pm, with tacos being served for $1.50 a piece. Dos Equis is on special for $3.00 and Dobel Tequila is $4.00.
1925 W. Cortland [Bucktown]
Lincoln Park Stadium
Lincoln Park Stadium deems Monday as industry night. They celebrate by serving their fantastic pizzas for only $5.00 and half off bottles of wine.
2423 N. Clark St. [Lincoln Park]
Sedwick’s is the place for dinner, drinks, and a few games of pool. Free pool is available all night, while they serve $7.00 one-topping pizzas and $15.00 Coors Buckets. Appetizers are also half-priced from 4pm to 7pm.
1945 N. Sedgwick [Lincoln Park]
The Atlantic Bar & Grill
The Atlantic Bar & Grill takes their own route by having their Monday special as a chicken sandwich for just $6.95 – its a nice change up from traditional burger specials. Kids eat free from 4pm-8pm; one kid’s menu item per paying adult is the only stipulation.
Drink specials come in the form of $8.00 Bud Light pitchers, $3.00 Amstel bottles, and $3.00 Smirnoff mixers. This all happens from 4pm to 8pm.
If you happen to work in the theater industry, you will be treated with 20% off of your tab [excluding items already on special].
5062 N. Lincoln Ave. [Lincoln Square]
McFadden’s wraps up the beginning of the work week with just that – wraps are on special for $5.00 during Manic Monday. Miller Lite drafts are served at $3.00 with shot specials priced the same.
1206 N. State Parkway [Near North Side]
Mac & Cheese-
The Southern has dubbed Mac Monday as an excuse to put their mac & cheese on special. Special varieties of their mac & cheese are on special for $9.00 – this is no easy mac, it is worth every dollar. Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’ can be had for $3.00, along with $3.00 shots of Old Fitzgerald.
1840 W. North Ave [Wicker Park]
Lionhead Pub steps it up a notch with their special being a 12 oz New York Strip Steak served your choice of fries, sweet potato fries, or tater tots for just $7.99 – it is really hard to beat that. Their drink specials are just as impressive with $3.25 Bud Light 20 ounce drafts, $4 Svedka flavored cocktails, $4 Vegas or Cherry Bombs, and $15 Bud Light five bottle buckets. Tempting, huh?
2251 N. Lincoln [Lincoln Park]
The Burwood Tap
The Burwood Tap goes all out with a free buffet beginning at 8:30pm – Mostaccioli and meatballs are their specialty. With a free dinner, you will be able to indulge more in their drink specials of $3.00 312 and Goose Island seasonal drafts, as well as $3.00 well drinks.
724 W. Wrightwood Ave. [Lincoln Park]
Redmond’s Ale House
Redmond’s Ale House is the place to use your brain and fill your belly on Mondays. Free trivia begins at 8pm, with half price appetizers beginning at 4pm to fuel your mind. The drink special is somewhat up to you – the price is $3.00, but you call it.
3358 N. Sheffield Ave. [Wrigleyville]
Corcoran’s Grill & Pub
Corcoran’s Grill & Pub offers half priced appetizers and $4.00 Blue Moon pints to wash it all down. If you are feeling a little classy and want to sip pinkie out, their wine selection is also half off on bottles.
1615 N. Wells St. [Old Town]
Duke of Perth
Duke of Perth makes Monday night the night to dine. Two for one entrees make it a cheap way for two people to dine, or just order two dishes for yourself to try out. Their menu serves up exactly what you would expect from a Scottish pub, and it is fantastic.
2913 N. Clark St. [Lakeview]
Vaughn’s Pub has a workhorse of specials on Monday. All of the food on their menu is half off, along with their bottles of wine. $3.75 will get you a pint of Great Lake Dortmunder, $4.00 Weed Tea Vodka Lemonades, and $4.00 shots finish out their killer deals.
2917 N. Sheffield [Lakeview]