A Night Out in Naperville

September 9th, 2016 by

There’s no need to travel all the way to the Chicago when you have Downtown Naperville right in your area. Downtown Naperville has a lively nightlife, especially on the weekends, and a ton of exciting bars to visit.

The Naperville bar scene is very diverse. Each bar has its own vibe and special qualities that make it unique. From live music to a spot to watch the game, there’s a Downtown Naperville bar for everyone to enjoy. If you’re looking for a fun night out with family or friends, Toyota of Naperville can give you some recommendations of the best places to go to.

The Best Bars in Downtown Naperville

The majority of the bars in Downtown Naperville are either on Chicago or Jefferson Street. Either way, you can hop around to different ones throughout the night since they are all within walking distance of each other. The drink menus are all amazing, the atmospheres are inviting, and the late night food specials are delicious.

Empire Burgers and Brew

Photo Cred: Empire Burgers and Brew

Empire: This Naperville bar opened a few summers ago, and has been a great addition to the Naperville bar scene. The bar was built with an industrial look and a retractable roof top above a third story deck. You can grab a drink on the roof and overlook the beautiful Riverwalk.

quigleys irish pub

Photo Cred: Quigley’s Irish Pub

Quigley’s Irish Pub: This upscale tavern is a great place to listen to live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. You can enjoy their draft beers and specialty beers of the month. Their outdoor open patio seating is a hot spot when the weather is nice.


The Lantern

Photo Cred: The Lantern

The Lantern: This historic bar recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. It’s a great place to hang out and even catch a game on TV when looking for Naperville bars with sports. The best part? You can help yourself to free popcorn all night long.

Features Bar and Grill

Photo Cred: Features Bar and Grill

Features: While it’s more of a place to eat during the day, this is one of the Naperville bars that come to life at night after dinner. This is a great place to hangout with friends and a popular spot for local college students. They have a dance floor and music playing all night. During the summer and warmer months, the roof top bar is open for sitting and having drinks.



Photo Cred: Two-Nine

Two-Nine: This hidden gem in Downtown Naperville is right around Potter’s Place. This chic martini lounge is aesthetically pleasing with its unique décor and intimate setting. Their martinis are delicious; if you’re feeling adventurous and want something sweet, then ask for the pineapple upside down cake martini.

Make a Driving Plan and Head Out on the Town!

Here at Toyota of Naperville, we’re your experts on everything Naperville. Our team members will point you in the right direction every time. You can contact us with any questions that you may have. And remember when you’re exploring the Naperville bar scene be responsible and choose a designated driver or take an Uber home-or call one for a friend!

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