The space itself is sprawling and the vibe is convivial, making it a popular weekend destination for groups.
Rockit serves American-style cuisine with an upscale twist with bites like prosciutto parmesan garlic bread, bourbon chipotle maple wings, and buffalo calamari cobb salad.
Punch House’s laid-back rec room-themed atmosphere is quite conducive to mingling, and their signature bowls of punch are the perfect type of liquid courage you need to seal the deal.
Of course, if that doesn’t work, you can always sneak into your preferred gender’s bathroom and write your name and number on the chalkboard walls...
However, before 2am, the crowd tends to be friendly, laid-back, and very approachable, making it a good place to meet other singles.
Of course, the cheap drink specials and nice outdoor patio don’t hurt, either.
Inside the Acme Hotel in River North, The Berkshire Room is an old-time cocktail lounge that harks back to when the hotel was called The Berkshire Hotel from the 1920s to 1950s.
The drink selection puts a heavy emphasis on barrel-aged cocktails, but the real stunner is the Dealer's Choice, essentially an off-menu cocktail based on your choice of spirit, flavor profile, and glassware.
The beer is cheap, the wine is boxed, and we promise this will probably be one of the only times you'll hear "Mother-In-Law" (a tamale-chili combo) and not be filled with dread.Somehow, Bar De Ville manages to be laid-back and quirky yet sexy, much like its patrons, who run the gamut from industry folks to creative types and hipsters.The dim lighting, extensive cocktail menu and craft beer list, old-school corner bar vibe, and French boudoir decor make it the perfect spot for meeting interesting, creative types.Of course, the fact that they make a killer Bloody Mary doesn’t hurt, either.The combination of sunshine, sand, amazing lake views, South Beach-style cabanas, and tropical cocktails tends to attract a younger, attractive, and very, very single crowd to this North Ave beach venue.