The Pink Monkey: Topless Dancing in Downtown Chicago

Self-promoting as Chicago’s number one adult entertainment club, the Pink Monkey is a Chicago strip club venue in the Downtown area of the city.

The club employs over 100 showgirls (not all on one night though, 25 is the usual number) and it is the only topless gentleman’s club in Downtown Chicago.

Planning a night of bachelor fun at the Pink Monkey? Heading out with friends and seeking some of the top eye candy Windy City has to offer? This guide takes a look inside one of the top strip bars in Illinois.

Pink Monkey Overview: Topless Dancing in Chicago

Pink Monkey Strip Club

Pink Monkey Strip Club: A guide to the topless dancing club in downtown Chicago.

There is no doubting that Pink Monkey is a popular venue and it has won several awards to prove it. They offer a decadent night out for men ‘on the town’ as well as a great location for birthday, bachelor and divorce parties.

On Saturday nights you can expect bachelorette parties as the club sometimes runs a male revue. In fact, the clientele is generally of mixed gender as plenty of couples attend the club together.

The venue has private booths, an open lounge seating arrangement and VIP areas.

The stages and podiums are well-lit and offer everyone a great view to enjoy the topless dancing and entertainment. The management wanted to offer a burlesque style show lounge with a hint of Geisha flare but the interior receives more reviews about its Vegas styling.

The venue is quite small with a maximum capacity of around 200 people but offers an intimate experience to enjoy the show. Seating is arranged more like a restaurant than a typical ‘seats at the front of the stage’ establishment.

The club management run regular events at the venue with one draw for clients being the complimentary limo service from the baseball stadium on game days. Clients who present their ticket stub also receive half price entry.

Patrons must be over the age of 21 to enter but the venue is a bring your own bottle establishment (one 750ml bottle per person). There is no bar service as they do not hold a liquor license and management do not allow beer on the premises. It is recommended that you buy your alcohol before you get to the venue as the closest liquor store is a bar which charges extortionate prices.

Overall, the Pink Monkey is a mellow gentleman’s club that offers the best nights at the weekends and can be a bit pricey.

Facilities at Pink Monkey

The Pink Monkey offers VIP rooms in which you can enjoy the private company of any of the house entertainers and in which you will receive attentive waitress service.

The rooms are available by the hour or in increments of 15 minutes. You can enjoy cocktails and privacy in the VIP rooms which are decorated in a lavish and luxurious style.

The coat check facility is compulsory and does cost.

The Pink Monkey also offers a dinner menu with a selection of food from burgers, salads and wraps to steak, chicken and pasta. Appetizers are priced at $8-15, snacks at $10-14 and steak mains up to $34.

Soft drinks are served with your meal but, as a bring your own bottle venue, you can lock your liquor away in a ‘pink’ locker if you need to.

Chicago's only topless dancing bar

Inside Pink Monkey: Downtown Chicago’s only topless dancing bar.

Opening Times

The club is open seven days per week from 7pm to 4am.

There is no specific dress code but the door staff are known to be quite particular and it is worth being smart casual to ensure admittance.


What does entry cost at Pink Monkey?

There are offers run during the week with discounted entry prices as follows:

  • Monday: $20 admission
  • Tuesday: 1/2 price admission before 9pm (2 drink minimum)
  • Wednesday: $20 admission before 9pm (2 drink minimum)
  • Thursday: $30 (2 drink minimum)
  • Friday: $30 (2 drink minimum)
  • Saturday: $30 (2 drink minimum)
  • Sunday: $20 (2 drink minimum)

Prices refer to parties of 9 people or less. Bookings must be made for groups of 10 or more people and a package arranged.

VIP and Lifetime memberships are available and offer access to invitation only events as well as exclusive deals. Though details were not available at the time of writing it is rumoured that a lifetime membership costs $10k!

Private dances start at $30 for one song.

Even if you bring your own bottle then prices at the bar range from $8-15 for mixers or soft drinks.

The VIP lounge starts at around $300 per 15 minutes.


The Pink Monkey is situated in Downtown Chicago at 750 S. Clinton Street, IL 60607 just a short walk from the infamous Magnificent Mile.

Exiting from the Kennedy Expressway, exit Jackson and turn right on Clinton to find the club. Street parking is available in the area.

Here’s a map of the strip club’s location for your convenience:

750 S Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60607, United States

Outside Pink Monkey

Outside Pink Monkey, via Google Street View

Contact Info

Looking to make a group booking or get in touch with the Pink Monkey management?

Here are the details you will need:
Phone: 312-663-9100

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