Take a Shot: Chicago Bars with Basketball Hoops

Updated June 16, 2017

If you're the Chicago Bulls, you compete in the United Center. The rest of us can hoop it up in bars - Chicago has several bars with either pop-a-shot games or even full size basketball hoops. Read on about where to shoot hoops in the windy city with a drink in hand.

Full Size Hoops

Reggies rooftop in South Loop has a full size hoop and even an outdoor shower to rinse off.

The best part about lunch at Reggies!! #ballin

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Phyllis' Musical Inn in Wicker Park has a large outdoor beer garden where you can catch music shows and a bounce pass:


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In Logan Square you can play some hoops with Air Bud at Madison Public House, which has a full size hoop and ping pong table in the dog friendly beer garden.

dog friendly beer garden

The Levee in Logan Square has an indoor hoop rigged to return your ball for you.


In the Gold Coast, She-nannigan’s House of Beer has an indoor hoop to shoot some free throws.

Doin' the damn thing! #bachelorette #somebodysgettingmarried #igotgame #inheels

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And in nearby Streeterville, the FTW Steampunk Barcade has multiple full size hoops in its 'Nothin But Net' game.

Basketball Arcade Games

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Take a fast break at Sully's Tavern in New City:

My arena

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Despite the fiery passion for baseball in Wrigleyville, you can play hoops at Slugger's.

So much competition in one bar

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