Whether you’re looking for a lively happy hour gathering spot, a relaxing restaurant to enjoy dinner and a bottle of wine or a late-night venue with drink specials and live entertainment, Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar in River North fits the bill. Zocalo recently announced a new line-up of nightly specials to accommodate all types of guests.
Zocalo’s weekly happenings start off with nightly “Hora Feliz” (happy hour) specials, which include half-off appetizers served in the cozy bar area from 5-7 p.m. and a Mexico City “street fare” three-course menu offered for $20 until 6:30 p.m. Weekly highlights include discounts on pitchers of Zocalo’s creative concoctions and extensive tequila list, enticing dining deals, and DJs and live Latin music. Zocalo’s full line-up of nightly specials and entertainment is outlined below.
Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar’s Weekly Happenings
“Hora Feliz” /Happy Hour
Half-off appetizers offered in the bar from 5-7 p.m.
Mexico City “street fare” three-course menu for $20 available until 6:30 p.m.
Pitchers of Classic Mojitos for $20 (serves six)
Pitchers of Tropical Mojitos for $25 (Pineapple, Coconut, Blueberry, Citrus)
Mas Tacos y Tequila, Por Favor!
All-you-care-to-eat tacos for $12 a person (Barbacoa, Chicken Tinga, Yucatan-Style Pulled Pork, Birria)
Half-off all tequila, including tequila flights
Wine & Dine Wednesdays
Create your own three-course dinner for $25, and enjoy half off all bottles of wine
Dine @ Nine
Enjoy half off all food items after 9 p.m. (must make reservation and mention offer)
Pitchers of Zocalo Margaritas frozen or on the rocks for $20 (serves 6)
Pitchers of Tropical Margaritas for $25 (Blood Orange, Prickly Pear, Passion-Mango, Blueberry)
World Music Thursdays featuring global beats by resident DJs David Chavez and Mwelwa Musambacine
Live Latin music every second and last Thursday of the month
Tequila distillery events every second Thursday of the month with drink specials, margarita-making classes, informal tastings and tequila dinners
Friday and Saturday
Zocalo Late Nights
DJ and dancing after 11 p.m.
Late-night menu and bottle service available
Dine With Me
Buy-one-get-one entrees with the purchase of an appetizer or dessert
Pitchers of Red or White Sangria for $20 (serves 6)
Zocalo is open for Lunch Monday-Friday, 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner Sunday-Tuesday, 5:00pm-10:00pm; Wednesday-Saturday, 5:00pm-11:00pm; the Lounge is open until 2:00am on Fridays. Drink specials are offered open-close.
ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610