Lincoln Park staple, Jack’s Bar & Grill, 2856 N. Southport Ave., presents Margaritaville, named after the song by Jimmy Buffet, on Saturday, June 11 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Guests are invited to kick back and relax while enjoying $5 Margaritas, Pina Coladas, Strawberry Daiquiris, $4 Mai Tais, $3 Coronas, $4 Victoria drafts, and $5 Patron shots. Complimenting the drink menu includes a delectable buffet of Corona-marinated beef and chicken fajitas, Mexican rice, pinto beans, corn chips, guacamole, and roasted corn salsa. The celebration will also feature festive decorations, tiki torches, twinkle lights, and popular Jimmy Buffet songs to recreate the beach setting where the singer wrote his famous tune.
Jack’s is known for featuring classic comfort food including Homemade Chicken Pot Pie, Baked Mac ‘n Cheese, “Ma’s Open Faced Meatloaf Sandwich”, and Apple Pot Pie a la mode. Jack’s features various appetizer and entrée specials each day including 50-cent wings on Monday, $5 burgers on Tuesday, $5 wraps, salads, and fish tacos on Wednesday, $7 Pizzas on Thursday, and half-price appetizers until 9 p.m. on Friday.
Jack’s serves up daily drink specials, including $10 Pitchers on Monday, $3 drafts on Tuesday, $5 Martinis on Wednesday, $15 beer buckets on Thursday, $5 Jameson shots and Bacardi bombs on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, Jack’s serves a delectable brunch, which includes Challah French Toast and its Signature Hangover Burrito for $9 each. It also features a variety of skillets for $10, a $7 Bloody Mary Bar and $10 Bottomless Mimosas.
Jack’s prides itself on being an “American Craft Beer House and Comfort Eatery”. Bartenders can put together custom beer flights of their craft beers. Customers can enjoy their selections at the bar, comfy booths, or sociable lounge area. During colder months, patrons can cozy up to the fireplace and stay awhile.
In warmer weather, Jack’s offers the quintessential Chicago patio complete with a full outdoor bar, fireplace, and several flat-screen televisions. When the “Big Game” is not on, a Bags game is available for friends and strangers alike to challenge each other to some friendly competition. Other summer events include live entertainment, a pig roast, and the Movies on the Patio series.
Jack’s is a great venue for private parties. Jack’s offers event packages for all celebrations—birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and anniversaries. Guests are encouraged to bring in their own music and video games to make each event highly individualized. Private event rooms are available upon request.
Jack’s is open Monday and Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., Friday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are accepted by calling (773) 404-8400. For additional information, visit www.jackschicago.com.