Place Details

1959 Kitchen & Bar

1616 North Wells Ave
Chicago,  IL 60610

Phone: (312) 971-3010

1959 Kitchen & Bar

With its sleek retro vibe that pays homage to The Second City’s rich history, 1959 Kitchen & Bar features a little something for everyone. Emphasizing sustainable, certified humane, organic regional ingredients, the menu ranges from savory pub fare to more specialty dining options. Drink-wise, choose anything from the latest craft beers and cocktails to the Chicago staples. Whether it’s a pre-show warm-up or post-show nightcap, 1959 is the perfect complement to one of Chicago’s greatest treasures.

Located on the second floor of Piper’s Alley, right outside The Second City e.t.c. stage and Training Center expansion space.

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Serving: Dinner

Categories: Restaurant


Mon: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wed: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thu: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat: 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Disney DragCab
    09:00 PM - 03/26/2017

    At 1959 Kitchen & Bar

    Muffy Fishbasket returns to 1959 on Sunday, March 26th to host our monthly event, DragCab! This month's theme is Disney. Come by 1959 at 9:00 pm to meet local drag...

Past Events

  • DragCab: Oscar Night
    07:30 PM - 02/26/2017

    At 1959 Kitchen & Bar

    ~DragCab: Oscar Night~ 1959 holds its 4th DragCab on Sunday, February 26th, hosted by Muffy Fishbasket! Join us for live perfomances by local drag kings and queens...

  • DragCab: The Roaring 20's
    08:30 PM - 01/22/2017

    At 1959 Kitchen & Bar

    DragCab returns to 1959 Sunday, January 22nd, at 8:30 pm! This month's theme is the Roaring 20's. Get there at 8:30 pm for open karaoke and themed trivia, followed...

  • Holiday Drag Cab
    09:30 PM - 12/18/2016

    At 1959 Kitchen & Bar

    Back by popular demand, Drag Cab returns to 1959 on Sunday, December 18th, hosted by Muffy Fishbasket! This time it is *~holiday-themed~*. Join us for performances...

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