This group is for everyone that wants to find the interesting little neighborhood bars all around the city. Some of these more casual places have great jukeboxes, boardgames, and a different variety of drinks that are not had any place else. What better way to explore and find them than with a collective of searchers all over the city to share ideas for places and a common goal - good company and drinks.

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Recent Meetups

  • October 3, 2014 · 6:00 PM

    West Town Art Walk

    23 Dive Bar Explorers | 5.00

    We had a large group at this last year and had a great time, so let's do it again! This is a surprisingly interesting stretch of Chicago ave between Milwaukee and... Learn more
  • September 10, 2014 · 4:00 PM

    The Berghoff Oktoberfest

    22 Dive Bar Explorers | 5.00

    Join us for the 29th Annual Berghoff Oktoberfest, September 10 – 12, 2014 (Wednesday – Friday). Be part of Chicago’s largest, longest-running Oktoberfest celebration... Learn more
  • July 17, 2014 · 6:30 PM

    Dive Bar Patio Time at Weeds Tavern

    7 Dive Bar Explorers

    They aren't as divey as they used to be since they took the bras off the ceiling but they have a really nice patio and $3 Tecates on Thursdays. I hear there might be a... Learn more
  • February 22, 2014 · 4:00 PM

    Red Line Dive Bar Crawl

    39 Dive Bar Explorers | 5.00

    All bars are CASH ONLY!!! Bar #1 – GRANVILLE STOP 4 - 5pm  Sovereign Liquors Bar #2 – SHERIDAN STOP 5:30 – 6:30pm  Sheridan 'L' Liquor Bar #3- BELMONT STOP 7 - 8pm  L&L... Learn more
  • January 17, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    Dive Bar in Wicker Park - Happy Village

    36 Dive Bar Explorers | 5.00

    Happy Village is on Chicago Magazine's 10 best dive bars list from 2013.  I've not been here yet so I'm taking their word for it! The bar is at the corner of Thomas and... Learn more
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  • Bryan founded Dive Bar Group of Chicago

    on January 3

Founded Jan 3, 2013

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