Chicago >Arts & Entertainment > Crobar
1543 N Kingsbury St #103, Chicago, IL | Directions 6064241.909099 -87.652656
Neighborhoods: Central, Near North Side
great place to hang out – I am here almost every other weekend with my friends, this place just great, love the music and drinks..
High Energy Spot – I was an avid club goer when Crobar was still around. Its Energy was something that is a scarce commodity in Chicago now. Everyone who used to go to Crobar on Saturday ended up going to Vision because it is the only place that matches the same energy and Music Talent on a weekly Basis.
Crobar will be missed for what it used to be. Now, (The Vibe) Is marketing on the pop / Urban side of the market bringing in pop / rap artists in to celebrate and preform. Which is still a good time. But not really right for the European market.
Packed wall to wall – fun dancing but bartender was rude It was very nice 2 years ago but way to crowded now. vip people were mean to I was there for a friend bday party and he didn't let me in until manager came.
Forget it – Used to be the best spot in the city... now it's one of the worst, plus the bouncers should be locked away in a zoo.
NO GOOD – i reserved a table 4 my bday, paid 4 wrist bands to drink all night n when I arrived they did not want to give me my table and the wrist bands for my people all they did was take the money from my credit card and did not give me crap!
the manager is racist he did not attempt to solve my issue!
They're CLOSED – Rude staff, overpriced drinks, attitude far above what they offer. I wonder why they're gone.
CroBar=Closed – CroBar officially closed after last weekend (4/11/10). It will soon be a club called The Vibe.
WORST CHICAGO CLUB EVER!!!*** – So we were in town for the weekend of New Years Eve 2010. The night of saturday January 2nd we decided to go to this Club Called CROBAR. We were staying at a hotel downtown chicago and took a taxi to the establishment. As we arrived things started to not look very good. We has received free admission passes from the hotel, as we walked up to the bouncer at the door, i could already tell from looking at the outside of the place that it wasnt looking so nice. We gave him the passes and he stated that they were having a day after new years hangover party and we had to pay $10 to get in a peice, there were 4 of us and 16 more on the way. NOT GONNA HAPPEN.
We persisted to tell them that we wanted VIP and 2-4 tables after all parties join us. The bouncer than called his "PROMOTER". What a douce bag!! When he came outside he asked us what we wanted to do, after telling him how many were coming he said best he could do is $175 per bottle of Belvedere and a bottle of Champagne. Ok.. Not bad right...?? WRONG>>>
We get inside and wow may i say for this being a chicago night club, it was so discusting and let down. He takes us to our so called VIP section were we were sitting right next to all the other people that payed $10 to get in and were buying $1 drinks!! Now comeon..
So i see a NICE VIP AREA by the dj booth which would of held 20 people nicely. When i asked him if we could have that area he said it was booked already. Ok fine, but funny thing is after being there for an hour and a half nobody ever sat down there, Way to lose 20 people and over $2000 in sales, on with the story...
We get our bottle which came in a Metal Belvedere bottle, REALLY??? Your supposed to open the bottle in front of us. Tasted like cheap vodka that they probally poured in from a $10 bottle. Now what? Your already there , your bottle is at your table, what else could go wrong right? We take a glass to pour the vodka in, sticky, dirty and someones lipstick was still on it!! GROSS!!
At this point, im pissed, angry, feel like im taken advantage of. So i ask our waitress to just give us our bill....SHE comes out with the receipt and it was for $244!!! How did it go from $175 to $244!!
So guys, im not on here to write a story, or to get revenge on this place, but ive been to alot of night clubs in my life, and have promoted many Club Parties, Thats NOT how you treat your people. Esspecially people that would of bought 8 bottles and would of spent over $2000.
We ended up going to Sound Bar afterwards which treated us like KINGS!! We ended up speding over $2400 saturday night. Sorry CROBAR but you guys need to either fire your promoter or change your standards.
ROCKS... – The coolest place to be, great music, awesome drinks, all in all the coolest club in Chicago... You only have to go once and you'll be hooked!!!
Fun club to chill at – I had a great time here - sound system was incredible.
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