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When you're ready for a libation at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, head to Rebar, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel’s sushi and cocktail lounge found on the mezzanine level. As you nosh on blue-fin tuna nigiri and sip The Pink Affair (Veuve Clicquot rosé champagne, St-Germain and berries), you’ll get an eye-level view of the Chicago River and Michigan Avenue Bridge.
During the warmer months, The Terrace at Trump is a hot spot with its 16th-floor vistas (it’s right off the luxury hotel's Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star restaurant, Sixteen). While most partiers come to the alfresco lounge for drinks, it serves a menu of light fare, like a salad with cantaloupe, feta, kalamata olives and tarragon; tamarind-glazed chicken lollipops with a yogurt dip; and platters of shareable seafood that come with oysters, shrimp, crab legs and more. Sixteen’s tiny bar isn’t really a separate restaurant, but it does have its own small bar menu. The bar is more casual than the formal Sixteen and quieter than the buzzing Rebar.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago’s main bar is Rebar. Named after the steel wire used throughout the hotel, commonly called rebar, it is located on the hotel’s mezzanine level. A chic and sophisticated lounge, Rebar features stunning, up-close views of the Chicago River and Michigan Avenue Bridge. The bar looks almost as though it is floating on top of the river. Seasonally changing cocktail and sushi menus keep regulars continually returning for more. Its liquid kitchen ensures that all juices and mixes are made in-house and use only the freshest ingredients. Offering a series of seasonal punchbowls, this signature drink is perfect for group outings. Rebar’s sushi is as exciting as the drinks themselves and continually pair unusual items together.
Come summertime, head up to the Terrace at Trump for an outdoor, urban oasis. With a recently expanded capacity and annually changing theme, it is the perfect spot for a cool cocktail on a hot Chicago evening. Hotel guests and city dwellers alike enjoy small plates and handcrafted cocktails all summer long. If the weather refuses to cooperate, guests are encouraged to grab a drink at the Bar at Sixteen, located in the signature restaurant, Sixteen.