SandBar Restaurant on Englewood Beach. Russ Burch Photography
international music including jazz, salsa and
flamenco, outside on the cozy porch. The
restaurant serves beer, wine and custom
For a glass of wine, inspired tapas and
conversation, head to Vino Loco (420
W. Dearborn Street). They also sport an
impressive wine shop.
Englewoods on Dearborn (362 W.
Dearborn Street) has a full bar and menu,
and is a popular spot for outdoor music and
dancing in a laid-back atmosphere. Blues
nights attract well-known bands from all over.
Ricaltini’s Bar and Grill (1997 Kentucky
Avenue) is a popular spot with indoor
seating, a tiki bar, a full menu and bar, and
entertainment. The Lighthouse Grill at
Stump Pass (260 Maryland Avenue and
Marker 17-A) offers food, music and a full
bar in a waterfront tropical setting with boat
access. Placida Pearl (2643 Placida Road)