"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 Tuesday through Thursday 1PM to 12AM, Friday 1PM - 3AM, Saturday 3PM - 3AM & Sunday from 3PM to 12AM. Stop by The Linger and try a taste of something just a little bit different!
The Linger offers "grown folks" a weekly Saturday night interlude of live R&B and Neo-Soul bands. Fan favorites like Nightwind, Randy Johnson, Main Event, HG Soul, Soul Fedd and others entertain you starting at 8PM. And when the band ends DJ Bo begins until the wee hours of the morning. Check out our Entertainment page for band schedules.
Grey Goose Sampling
Thursday March 13th
Sample FREE Grey Goose Cherry Noir at 10PM while DJ Hi-Speed features some of the best spinmasters in the south burbs.
New School Music
Every 2nd and 4th Mondays The "New Black Renaissance" Band is the backdrop for local vocal talent. The band begins at 8PM.
Ever wanted to try the "Voluptuous Vixen" but afraid to risk full price? Come in on Wednesdays and try one of our 20 select $5 martinis and cocktails and $2 domestic beers. Each night we high-light ten fan favorites and ten up and coming libation all-stars.
These are the exact same drinks, just a whole lot cheaper!
Thursday Tha DJ Hi-Speed Experience
Who's the best DJ in the south suburbs? We would argue that it is DJ Hi-Speed. Come down on Thursdays and see for yourself.
Occasionally, different Liquor Distributors will feature free samples for all to enjoy. But there are always drink specials. Never a cover
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.
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 Roc and Jermaine! Dress to impress!
Have an event you want to host? The Linger is the perfect venue. Drop us a line at email@example.com. We will help you make your gathering unforgetable.
To ensure everyone visiting The Linger feels at home, we maintain the following dress code: no 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.