Lottie’s 80th Anniversary Weekend 5.17-5.18



Featuring 80-cent drafts, 80-cent burgers and 80-cent mimosas

Lottie’s Pub will celebrate its 80th anniversary on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18.
Guests who visit Lottie’s on Saturday will enjoy an all day bash featuring 80-cent draft beers, $5 Jameson, $5 Jameson Black and Stormys, and $8 homemade 14 inch pizzas. Lottie’s will also feature 80-cent burgers available from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. only.

On Sunday, Lottie’s will continue the milestone celebration with 80-cent mimosas, available all day. Weather permitting; guests can enjoy the festivities on Lottie’s 63-seat patio on tree-lined Winchester Avenue.

In 1934, Lottie Zagorski transformed a former grocery store into what now still stands as a local tavern in Chicago’s Shakespeare District. For over thirty years, Lottie’s basement served as a place of anonymity for mobsters, political figures, and anyone else seeking it. Lively parties, horse betting, strip teasing, and all-night poker extravaganzas thrived beyond the doors that quietly sat on the corner of Cortland and Winchester. Lottie became a well-known individual among city figures, acting as an intermediary for both sides of the law. In honor of the woman behind the story, Lottie’s Pub celebrates its namesake with a variety of activities, illuminating the era that defined Lottie’s Pub as a Chicago landmark.

WHEN: Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18
11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

COST: No cover

Happy anniversary, Lottie’s!


FUN FACT! Lottie’s is a cast member on the NBC show Chicago Fire– you’d know it as Molly’s on the show

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