Handlebar Chicago | Hipster Bar with Vegan Eats
Places like Handlebar are a true hidden treasure of Chicago. Chill atmosphere, cool art-work, delicious cocktails, and amazing food all in one. One great thing about this joint is they serve vegan, vegetarian, and some seafood options so you can bring those omni-friends along for the night. I have not been back to enjoy their brunch menu, but I am dying to go and try their vegan breakfast Chimichanga.
The dinner we did get to enjoy was an appetizer of Fried Pickles with vegan ranch and a vegan fried avocado grilled cheese. The grilled cheese was topped with sauteed mushrooms, onions, spinach, tomatoes, fried avocado, on a sour dough bun. It was easily one of the best grilled cheese I have eaten.
Now the bar and restaurant itself is a bit tiny so depending when you go you may need to wait to be seated. But with every item on their menu being made from scratch, I promise it's worth the wait. They serve everything from bar style food to tacos to pasta dishes. There is something on the unique menu for everyone. If you are looking for a low-key place to sit back and relax, Handlebar is a spot for you!