If you are feeling the need to skip out of the office early and grab a drink this holiday season, then you need to head to this bar in Illinois that has the Best "happy hour" in the state according to Yelp.

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According to Yelp, the best happy hour spot in the Land of Lincoln is a place called Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba in Chicago. Yelp created a list called Happy Hour Spots in Every State that will have you Counting Down the minutes until 5 pm, and Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba is the choice for Illinois. I lived in Chicago for years but never heard of Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba, on their website, they say...

"Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is Chicago’s original tapas bar, serving authentic Spanish cuisine since 1985. The menu is designed to share, featuring tapas, pintxos (bite-sized tapas) and the classic Valencian rice dish, paella. Pair the meal with sangria, craft cocktails, Spanish wine and local beers in our lively Lincoln Park restaurant."

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba loves happy hours so much that they have an entire menu dedicated to the happy hour, which they say...

"...select Pintxos, Tapas, Sangria & Beer at reduced prices Happy Hour Daily 4pm-6pm • Bar Seats & Cocktail Area Only"

For more information on everything at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba and their happy hour specials, click here! 

I will say that this place looks terrific, and what I love about the choice for Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba as the best happy hour spot in Illinois is that they have drink AND food specials during the happy hour. I tend to think of happy hour as just a drink concept but adding food to it is fantastic!

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