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Spybar Chicago

Spybar Chicago | 2020 All You Need to Know
  • Spybar Chicago
  • Spybar Chicago
  • Spybar Chicago
  • Spybar Chicago
  • Spybar Chicago

Venue Description

Spybar Chicago. Located at 646 N Franklin St. Basement dance club where DJs spin electronic, techno & house music.

Spybar is a dance club in Chicago that is literally located underground. As a perfect mix between a club and an intimate lounge, it’s a great place to see popular DJs with a lot of room to dance.

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Spybar nightclub is a Chicago institution, boasting unparalleled night life since opening in 1995. This “River North party paradise” according to Rolling Stone Magazine, is the perfect cross between high octane clubbing and intimate lounge atmosphere.

Literally underground, Spybar is a cozy 4,500 square feet located directly below street level in the heart of the city’s nightlife epicenter; with minimal chic decor and mod cluster seating for a table experience that keeps you close the artist and the action.

With years of experience, our VIP Nightlife team can take your ideas from an inspiration to a fully executed, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. Let us plan a great night out in Chicago. Call us quick and easy: 312 878 0707.

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Venue Vitals

What To Know

Music: Mostly Edm, House
Best for: Dancing, Edm DJs
Capacity: 300

Average Line: 20-40min
Price: $$$ (Pricey)
Attire: Upscale, Trendy

When To Visit

Hours of Operation
Wednesday – Sunday
10:00 PM – 4:00 AM


Where To Go

NBHD: River North
646 Franklin Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

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Expert Tips

Spybar Chicago location:
Spybar is located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, at 646 N Franklin St — b/t Erie St & Ontario St.

Drink prices:
• Mixed drinks upwards of $15.
• Beers $8; Shots $10.
• Bottles start at $300 +up.

• Cover charge is generally $20.
• Expect to pay more for bigger name DJs.
• We recommend arriving early to avoid long lines.
• This venue definitely gets crowded.
• Bottle service reservations always best.

When to go:
• Spybar has EDM talent on Fridays and Saturdays but is also open on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays.
• Latin night on Sundays.
• Hip hop on Wednesdays.
• Electronic on Thurs, Fri, and Saturdays.

Best table location:
• Booths along the left are prime.
• But almost all the tables at Spybar are well located.
• Get 1 bottle when you celebrate your birthday at Spybar! Include up to 4 friends on the guest list.

Nearby parking:
• Alley Space – Flair Tower Garage | 0.05 mi away at 673 N. Franklin
• 320 W. Erie St. Lot – Valet | 0.07 mi away at 320 W. Erie
• Carson’s Ribs – Valet Kiosk | 0.09 mi away at 612 N. Wells
• 357 W. Huron St. Lot | 0.14 mi away at 357 W. Huron
• Godfrey Hotel Garage | 0.17 mi away at 681 N. LaSalle

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Dress Code

Spybar Chicago Dress Code

• Smart Upscale Attire.
• No hats, no shorts, no chains, no baggy clothes, no gym shoes, no graphic tees, no joggers, no sports wear.
• Collared shirts and fashionable clothing is recommended.
• All is at discretion of door staff.