The Bars at Steppenwolf
As part of our campus expansion, patrons now have a transformed theatergoing experience with larger lobby spaces and new bars for socializing. In addition to the popular Front Bar, Steppenwolf’s campus now features two new full-service bars—The Tap Bar and The Balcony Bar—designed by fc STUDIO, inc.
Enjoy a beverage at one of our two full-service lobby bars before the show and during intermission. Front Bar is open both before the show and during intermission the show so you can enjoy a delicious bite to eat with a luxurious glass of wine or craft cocktail.
A SPACE TO GATHER OVER COFFEE OR COCKTAILS, DAY OR NIGHT
Photo by James Steincamp Photography
Located in front of Steppenwolf’s new 1700 Theater, Front Bar is a warm, creative space to grab a drink, have a bite or meet up with friends and collaborators.
Front Bar serves artisanal coffee and espresso by Hex Coffee Co. The in-house menu features fresh, accessible fare with artisanal pastries, grab-and-go salads, sandwiches and snack boxes , as well as shareable flatbreads and small plates. Front Bar also offers complimentary Wi-Fi.
A STYLISH NEW BAR FOR SOCIALIZING BEFORE AND AFTER PRODUCTIONS
The expanded Steppenwolf campus now features bright new lobbies and two new full-service bars including Balcony Bar, the second-floor lobby of the Downstairs Theater at 1650 N Halsted St has been renovated to house a stylish bar and gathering space.
A BRIGHT SPOT TO HANG IN THE NEWEST CORNER OF OUR CAMPUS
The main lobby of the newly opened Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Arts and Education Center also offer a full-service bar and light-filled atrium. In the warmer months, the doors will lead to an outdoor patio.
Steppenwolf’s two lobby bars will open one hour before evening performances and close 30 minutes after performances end. On two-show days with a matinée and evening performance, the bars will be open from pre-matinée through the evening performance.
These new bars join Steppenwolf’s popular Front Bar (1700 N Halsted St) to offer audiences, artists and community welcoming spaces for socializing in the Halsted corridor of Lincoln Park.
Café will open two hours before the lobby and close after intermission
Bar will open two hours before the lobby
Tap Bar & Patio
Bar and Patio will open at 5pm through September 2023
Bar will open when the lobby opens 30 minutes before showtime
Café and Bars will be closed.