1 Guthries Tavern
Get your game on—and sink your date’s battleship—at this board-game-stocked bar.
1300 W. Addison St.

2 English
Love the ambiance of Rockit but don’t want to deal with the scene? Head here.
444 N. LaSalle St.

3 Lucky Strike Lanes
Striking out isn’t always a bad thing at this plush bowling alley, new to the ’burbs.
100 Yorktown Center, Lombard

4 Chaise Lounge
Wine and dine her while the weather’s still fine in a private rooftop cabana.
1840 W. North Ave.

5 Flatwater
It’s hard to look bad in the glow of the lights bouncing off the water at this riverside spot.
321 N. Clark St.