While it may be out of the way for some people, Xippo is definitely a place worth checking out on the North Side. For those wanting to take a break from Irish pubs and want to take someone out on a date, this is a great place - comfortable seating and the abundance of red make it a nice little lounge to chat someone up while drinking a nice martini. Sometimes the service is a little sparse, so if you are planning on drinking more than just relaxing and talking, you may want to move closer to the bar.
Pros: Atmosphere, comfortable lounge seating, excellent drinks
Cons: House music volume levels sometimes can muffle out conversation