10 Chicago Hangover Havens For The Holidays

‘Tis the season be unreasonably off your ass. And with that comes, of course, those holiday hangovers that can put a serious damper on later festivities if you don’t cure them now.

So, whether you’re looking for a quick fix or to get turnt all over again, here are 10 Chicago hangover havens to cure those throbbing headaches and nauseous stomachs to get you ready for whatever lit plans the holidays call for.


R.J. Grunts

R.J. Grunts
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2015 N Lincoln Park W

This Americanized restaurant has all the greasy burgers and specialty shakes to cure the meanest of headaches. Affordable and delicious, there are many ways to aid a hangover here, like their juicy burgers, and B.Y.O.C.D (Build Your Own Coffee Drinks) where you get to have your choice of liquor paired with fresh coffee. They even have a hangover specialty called the Wake Up Shake that includes frozen yogurt, coffee, and homemade caramel.


Mindy’s HotChocolate

Mindy's Hot Chocolate
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1747 North Damen Avenue

Besides having the best hot chocolate ever (like seriously, EVER), Mindy’s HotChocolate in Wicker Park is a delightful hangover spot for bottomless coffee drips, Bloody Mary’s, great brunch items, and dangerously sweet deserts to put you out of the hangover grump. Plus, they’re having their Annual Pajama Brunch on New Year’s Day from 10 am – 2 pm… so there you go!


Diner Grill

Diner Grill
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1635 West Irving Park Road

Diners have been the infamous spots for sobering up since the beginning of times. And Diner Grill is the perfect neighborhood diner for fast, authentic breakfast and burgers. What’s great about this place is that it’s open 24 hours, so you can go anytime a hangover calls… or even beat your hangover to it! They also deliver through GrubHub, for those who can’t seem to get out of bed.


Chicago Bagel Authority

Chicago Bagel Authority
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955 West Belmont Avenue 

With a huge variety of mouthwatering sandwiches, Chicago Bagel Authority will fill that stomach of yours up and get you ready for another night of partying. Choose from over 100 different sandwiches compiled of various meats, veggies, cheeses, sauces, and much, much, more.


Bongo Room

Bongo Room
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5022 North Clark Street

With so many fun and decorative pancakes, you’ll have no problem absorbing up that awful hangover at Bongo Room. Must tries are their White Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Pancake, Raspberry & Pear mimosa, and St. Germaine Sunshine cocktail. Of course, beers and Bloody Mary’s are available also so you can get drinking started all over again with plenty of luscious libations.

*No alcoholic beverages are served in the South Loop location.


Harvest Juicery

Harvest Juicery
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1012 West Lake Street

If you want to sober up the healthy way, try this juice shops that specializes in organic juices, power smoothies, energy bites, and oatmeal bowls. Their menu choice is perfect for feeling new and improved, for their drinks and food contain essential vitamins, immune boosters, energy, hydration, protein, and even more.


Nighthawk: AM

Nighthawk: Am
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2273 North Lincoln Avenue 

Inspired by a late-night rock ‘n’ roll breakfast joint, Nighthawk: AM is a fun breakfast bar that has creative cocktails and scrumptious breakfast items. There are many ways to approach this hangover. You can indulge in one of their Spiked Cereal Mike, such as the Cinnamon Toast Crunch with Spiced Rum. Or you can try a classic Candied Bacon Mary. If you’re trying to get sober sober, then grab an organic coffee or Redbull.


Au Cheval

Au Cheval
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800 West Randolph

This upscale diner is the perfect layback vibe to replenished and feast on some of Chicago’s finest burgers, Breakfast Beers, and Bright-Eye Cocktails, like their Painkiller — a Matusalem Classico Rum, mixed with oranges, pineapples, and Coco Lopez. You could also do a Chocolate Martini shot for a quick fix.


Hutch American Bisto

Hutch American Bistro
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3301 North Clark Street 

Go to Hutch American Bistro for everyday brunch, $12 Bottomless Mimosas, and a lovely ambiance. It’s not common to run into a brunch spot that’s willing to cure your needs on any day of the week. Try their Wake Up Call, which is fused with Disaronno, fresh orange juice, Triple Sec, and a splash of bubbles.


Longman & Eagle

Longman & Eagle
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2657 North Kedzie Avenue 

Located in Logan Square, this cool and contemporary restaurant provides great whiskey, crafted cocktails, awesome food options, and even a room to stay in when you are too lit to move. Yes, that’s right. You can always crash in one of their six bedrooms for an overnight cost. So you can get lit, sleepover, and sober up all at one spot.


What are some of your hangover havens? Let us know below!


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