"Where Friends Gather"
Welcome to The Linger Martini Bar
Come out and enjoy the most eclectic martini lounge in Chicago's South Suburbs.
Featuring fine spirits, unique non-alcoholic cocktails, and a decadent array of specialty drinks, The Linger's sublime lighting, welcoming staff and adult music will make you feel right at home.
Whether you’re nestled into one of our comfy couches, pulling up to our 25 foot walnut bar, or settling into a low-slung captain's chair, The Linger will be your early evening & late night oasis.
Located less than 1/2 mile east of I-57 on 167th street, The Linger is a convenient place to work out a deal, unwind with friends, or celebrate a night your partner will not forget.
We are open Monday-Friday 11AM to 2AM and Saturday & Sunday from 3PM to 2AM. Stop by The Linger and try a taste of something just a little bit different!
New School Music
Every Monday The Linger features up and coming area bands. Coming in November the first Monday of the month will be announced shortly.The 2nd and 4th Mondays New Black Renaissance Band is the backdrop for various local artists. Also starting in November on the 3rd Mondays of the month--Hit Makers will entertain the masses. Each band begins at 9PM.
The Linger offers "grown folks" a weekly interlude every Saturday with live R&B and neo-soul bands. Fan favorites like Nightwind, Andrea McNeal, Randy Johnson, Main Event, HG Soul, Soul Fedd and a host of others entertain you starting at 9PM. And when the band ends we ramp it back up with DJ Skonie until the wee hours of the morning. Check out our Entertainment page for band schedules.
Every Thursday for the month of November come on down to The Linger and try one of our select $5 martinis or cocktails!! Each night we feature 10 fan favorites and 10 up and coming libation all-stars.
Ever wanted to try the "Voluptuous Vixen" but afraid to risk full price? Try the exact same drink on Thursday for just $5 and decide on the cheap!
DJ starts @ 9pm.
Sunday 3PM Jazz Brunch
The first Sunday of each month The Linger brings you the best early evening live jazz brunch the south suburbs has to offer. We start at 3PM with an all you can eat catered buffet along with some of the best bands in the region. At 9PM we amp it up a little with the soulful music of DJ CSR and DJ High-Speed.
Friday DJ Rotation
Meet some new friends and reconnect with old ones! Each and every Friday the house is full with hip hop and neo-soul enthusiest soaking up the vibe from DJs Bam and Don Juan! Dress to impress!
To ensure everyone visiting The Linger feels at home, we maintain the following dress code: no hoodies, ball caps, white T's or sagging any day of the week. Thank you for your consideration!
The Linger is located at 4142 W. 167th St in Oak Forest, IL. We are less than one-half mile east of I-57 when you exit on 167th st. Click here for directions.