The Chicago Magic Lounge… is playing a key role in reintroducing the city to its storied tradition of magic bars with a combination of close-up performers and classic cocktails in a cabaret atmosphere.
— Chicago Reader
The Chicago Magic Lounge is Legit.
— Chicago Reader
Come as you are and be welcomed into the fold: this makes for both a great date night or activity with a group of friends and family.
— Picture This Post
The whole evening is essentially one big performance…and when the spectator gets lost in the moment completely, even for a second — that’s it. That’s the real magic.
— Thrillist Chicago
This is the real deal—on your table or on the stage right in front of you. You can see everything... and yet you’re still mystified.
— Atlas Obscura
Now, there’s nothing… there can’t be anything in the cup?! Oh no…. No no no no no!!
— Andrew Zimmern – Driven by Food
I think it’s going to help us connect to the entertainment corridor in Uptown and I think it’s going to have a catalytic effect.
— Alderman Ameya Pawar

 

Chicago Magic Lounge Teases Patrons by Revealing a Few Secrets Before Doors Open

The mystery behind magic can make anyone feel like a little kid and the new Chicago Magic Lounge opening up at 5050 N. Clark hopes to bring that feeling to all patrons who dare enter as they embrace the history of magic and Chicago.

As The Chicago Magic Lounge Nears Opening, Secrets Are Revealed About The Unique Space

The new Chicago Magic Lounge at 5050 N. Clark is promising to offer a unique venue that will be rooted in not only magic history, but also Chicago history. Channeling Schulien's, the world's first true magic restaurant which closed in 1999 after an 84-year run, the theatre is hoping to become a new destination in Andersonville.

 

Renderings Show Chicago Magic Lounge's New Home On Clark Street

UPTOWN - Chicago Magic Lounge is ready for its own place. The group of more than 30 local professional magicians, which has been performing out of Uptown Underground at 4707 N. Broadway, will break ground at its new space at 5050 N. Clark St. at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

New Andersonville Bar And Restaurant Will Feature Up-Close Magic

A new entertainment space in Andersonville that will serve both liquor and food will feature live, up-close magic shows. The Chicago Magic Lounge will not be the first time this type of concept has opened in Chicago, but they hope to provide a unique experience for its patrons.

Chicago's magic scene is re-surging

Andersonville has a new trick up its sleeve: t he Chicago Magic Loung e, which broke ground on Clark Street Wednesday. The Chicago Magic Lounge wants to revive close up magic, the kinds of tricks and disappearances that go on right before your very eyes.

Ald. Ameya Pawar, magician for a day

At the groundbreaking of the future Chicago Magic Lounge, 47th Ward Ald. Ameya Pawar was a magician for a day, levitating a young woman for a few seconds as the highlight of the event. (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Style Magic Returns with Groundbreaking on New Andersonville Art Deco Home for Chicago Magic Lounge

CHICAGO MAGIC LOUNGE UNVEILS NEW LOCATION FOR PERMANENT VENUE Multi-Million Dollar Renovation to Host "Chicago Style Magic" Featuring ...