A honky tonk taqueria focusing on tequila, mezcal and house-selected barrels of whiskey, located in the heart of Chicago's Wicker Park.



Big Star Elevates Whiskey

Big Star has been collecting unique whiskeys for the last year and a half, and this week, the corks and caps finally came off.

Wicker Park's reigning king of tacos and whiskey has launched a reserve list of "rare, incredibly old and interesting bottles" that have been bought at auction, during trips to Kentucky and abroad, and that have come from people who have offered "interesting bottles from their deceased grandfather's house," the restaurant said by email.

(You really should have guzzled that bottle on your deathbed, gramps.)

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1531 N Damen
Chicago, IL 60622

Sun-Fri 11:30am – 2:00am
Sat 11:30am – 3:00am
*21 years and over after 8pm*

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Sun–Fri 11:30am – 1:30am
Sat 11:30am – 2:30am
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  • Thu Old Grand Dad
  • Fri Jim Beam Bonded
  • Sat JTS Brown
  • Sun Weller Reserve
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