The Rhythm Room

The Rhythm Room, Evanston's premiere jazz and cocktail lounge, is a visually stunning swanky hotspot on the Northshore of Chicagoland. The room features 50' floor to ceiling windows with dramatic views of downtown Evanston, a 60' black granite bar, and oversized leather couches and chairs for you to relax with one of our signature martinis or delicious appetizers while taking in some of Chicago's best live jazz. Located right off the Metra and CTA trains, we also offer free WiFi to all customers, so stop in and have a drink while you wait!

The Bar

Our signature martinis are sure to satisfy, but if its cocktails you're looking for our fully stocked bar is capable of making almost any drink. Our list of 50+ beers changes by the season, so come in and find the favorite beer you've been missing, or the one you've never tried before. We also feature extensive wine offerings by the glass, half bottle, and full bottle ensuring that whatever you are in the mood for we can provide.

Our Cocktails and Wine List (PDF)

The Food

The food menu features delicious appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and desserts that are a perfect complement to our cocktails. So grab a bite before your movie or on a night out with friends. All food can be made to go and brought into the theater. You won't be disappointed!

Our Menu (PDF)

The Music

The Rhythm Room features the best live jazz on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7-11pm. Come enjoy the Northshore's most outstanding music venue. No cover charge.

Now featuring pianist John Zamojcin. John will be taking requests from the audience and playing favorites 7-11pm every Friday and Saturday. Click here to find out more about John.

The Extras

The Rhythm Room is the perfect venue to watch all the biggest sporting events. Grab your friends and take a seat in front of our 10' high-definition projector television or sit up at the bar and watch on our high-definition flat panel TVs!

Decorated with classic movie pics of pool halls and a large leather banquette and tables, our Billiards Room is a great spot to spend a night out with friends. Our championship sized pool table is available for just $5 per half hour. Pool is free all day Sunday.

Rhythm Room FAQ

Q: Does The Rhythm Room have live entertainment?
A: Yes, we currently have a live jazz and contemporary pianist who plays on Friday and Saturday Nights from 7-11pm.
Q: Is there a cover charge to get in to the bar during the live music?
A: No, we never charge for entrance into The Rhythm Room, making it the perfect place to go for a relaxing night out.
Q: Can you take drinks from the bar into the movie auditoriums?
A: You can now take your drinks to your seats in certain auditoriums. Some restrictions apply, see manager for details.
Q: Can I rent The Rhythm Room for a private event?
A: Yes, we have packages available for private and semi-private events for parties of 5 to 150 people with ease.
Q: Does The Rhythm Room have a food menu?
A: Yes, we offer a variety of delicious appetizers, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Click Here for the Menu (PDF)
Q: Can I take food from The Rhythm Room into the movies?
A: Yes, all food items are available To-Go and can be brought into the auditoriums with you.
Q: Does The Rhythm Room have nightly specials?
A: Yes. Please contact us via email or telephone (see below) for our nightly specials.
Q: Does The Rhythm Room book new musical acts?
A: Yes. Please contact us via email or telephone (see below) for booking information.