Offering a warm, welcoming environment, Bar Rista Cafe is a perfect stop to come enjoy good food, good drinks, with good people. The staff makes it a top priority to ensure that their customers have a memorable experience and they do so in a genuine manner. Serving delicious coffee, Bar Rista decided to raise the bar offering beer, cocktails, as well as familiar food. They pride themselves on serving high quality menu items, while at the same time not being pretentious. The business has grown rapidly, becoming one of the popular hot spots to enjoy a nice meal or a quick drink after work. The large open windows at the cafe allow for a patio style feel on beautiful Chicago summer days, and is a perfect way to enjoy a meal. The Cafeís menu is extensive and has something that everyone will enjoy from kids to adults. Their Grilled Shrimp Skewers are a popular item as well as their Caribbean Chicken. The chicken is slightly blackened and delivers a tropical flavor with a lemon lime zest, topped with a red wine sauce and served with plantains and vegetables. The hummus is also well known, and pairs well with their sandwiches and wraps. For the art fans, Bar Rista also offers local art for sale, making them one of the most unique, interactive locations in the area. Located just off the Montrose brown line stop, Bar Rista Cafe provides a great opportunity to stop in and enjoy their inviting atmosphere. Monday and Wednesday, they offer half off on their wines for their happy hour as well as half off beers on Tuesday and Thursday which is hard to pass up, and for Sunday brunch they offer bottomless mimosas.The communal vibe brings the experience full circle, and they also hold events for sporting events for their customers to enjoy. The Bar Rista staff aim to offer a fun, intimate experience, providing the opportunity to host small parties for their customers. Located at 1834 West Montrose Avenue, the Cafe is definitely worth stopping by and grabbing some drinks and a bite to eat.
1834 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613