July 30, 2019

"Walking into Beatnik, you’re met with the best kind of sensory overload: The airy, high-ceilinged space greets you with plants and an eclectic mix of found furniture. If the decor alone doesn’t transport you, the food certainly will. The menu takes a global jaunt thro...

July 30, 2019

 Beatnik featured in Chicago Mag's "Best of Chicago" lineup in their August issue.

June 7, 2019

 "Walking through Beatnik in West Town is like stumbling into a jungle-adjacent movie filmed at Universal Studios. The atmosphere at this Mediterranean restaurant is over the top, full of tropical plants, ornate chandeliers, and antique wooden furniture. The front room...

May 10, 2019


EAST UKRANIAN VILLAGE — Beatnik is continuing its brunch series “Jetset” and this time, it’s taking you and Mom to Hawaii. Dishes include shakshuka with duck eggs and a Spanish tortilla with uni. Enjoy 50 percent off all large-format cocktails and breezy tunes....

May 9, 2019

 "The ongoing 'Jetset' series at Beatnik transports guests each weekend with specific music and cocktails from different regions. This edition is called "Flight to Oaxaca" and features live spins from DJ Bumbac Joe, who specializes in Latin American dance music. The br...

May 2, 2019

"Traveling might not be in the cards, but with Latin American dance tunes from DJ Bumbac Joe, half-priced large format libations and international eats like Spanish tortilla and duck egg shakshuka, the West Town see-and-be-seen spot whisks you away during a "Flight to...

April 9, 2019

"Park yourself in the sunny front garden/bar area of this West Town favorite (the opulent back dining room is also lovely, though not nearly as brunchy feeling), get a pitcher of Le Rosé Three Way ($35/$70) with still, sparkling, and Lillet rosés (as well as rosado syr...

April 5, 2019

"December 22 – January 19

Responsible and controlling, Capricorns will always want to take the lead on these sort of things, so good luck winning that argument. Typically, Capricorns are naturally serious individuals, who are ambitious, yet very traditional and practica...

April 5, 2019

 "Whether you’re seated in the dark and pillow-strewn dining room or the high-ceilinged, garden-like front bar, this is a place where beautiful music could be made, especially if you score one of the booths along the wall. Romance will flourish as you feed each other b...

April 5, 2019

 "The menu and decor at Beatnik are inspired by international excursions. Chef Marcos Campos incorporates flavors from his native Spain with those of Asia and South America. Inside, lush greenery, posh chandeliers, candelabras with dripping wax, ornate rugs, pillows an...

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