addressalign-toparrow-leftarrow-rightbackbellblockcalendarcameraccwchatcheckchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-small-downchevron-small-leftchevron-small-rightchevron-small-upchevron-upcircle-with-checkcircle-with-crosscircle-with-pluscrossdots-three-verticaleditemptyheartexporteye-with-lineeyefacebookfolderfullheartglobegmailgoogleimageimagesinstagramlinklocation-pinmagnifying-glassmailminusmoremuplabelShape 3 + Rectangle 1outlookpersonplusprice-ribbonImported LayersImported LayersImported Layersshieldstartickettrashtriangle-downtriangle-uptwitteruseryahoo

Meet other local dive bar enthusiasts and find the best (and worst) Chicago dive bars. The idea behind this group is to seek out some of the most old-school, divey establishments with friendly folks who enjoy a cheap drink or two. We'll be visiting a range of dives in various neighborhoods based on recommendations and infamous reputations.

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Hey Chicago Dive Bar Fans!

  • Aug 2, 2013 · 7:00 PM

    Dive Bar Meetup at Archies

    21 Dive Barmers | 5.00

    Note: There's a couple other gems nearby that we'll hit. Should be a ton of fun.  Hope to see you! All the best, Rob Hello, My name is Rob and suffice it to say I’ve... Learn more
  • Apr 6, 2012 · 7:00 PM

    Western Mini-crawl Spring Fling

    10 Dive Barmers | 5.00

    We haven't done one of these for a while because the weather usually doesn't cooperate, but this winter has been so mild I'm going to go for it. Here's the schedule of... Learn more
  • Mar 16, 2012 · 7:00 PM

    Mr. ZJ's: The Polish Hammered

    12 Dive Barmers | 5.00

    OK, here's the spot for the next Meetup. I've never been here before and it's a little bit of a trek, but it appears to be worth it. I promise to check it out before the... Learn more
  • Feb 11, 2012 · 8:00 PM

    $2 Genniuss and Karaoke

    1 Member

    My favorite dive for the last 3 years! Join me for $2Guinness and Karaoke. This is a 4am bar, so if your still using training wheels this place may not be for you! Haha!
  • Feb 10, 2012 · 7:00 PM

    Rose's Lounge: Lincoln Park's True Dive

    16 Dive Barmers | 4.50

    We had a discussion at the L&L about which neighborhoods had good Dives in Chicago and I promised that I'd put something out for Lincoln Park. This is  great joint  that... Learn more
  • More Meetups

What's new

Founded Feb 23, 2009
We're about:

Our Sponsors

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy