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CHICAGO DINING, SHOPPING, AND TOUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Shopping | Seafood | Steak | Italian | French | Latin | American Barbeque | Gastro Pub | Casual American | Upscale American | Asian | Live Entertainment | Nightlife | Tours & Attractions | Great for Groups


Shopping


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www.visitmacyschicago.com  |  Address: 111 N State St

Macy's on State Street is a quintessential Chicago experience. One of the world's largest department stores, the State Street location has been a Chicago destination for more than a century. Today, this flagship Macy's store covers an entire city block and features five restaurants including the world famous Walnut Room and The Wine Bar at the Walnut Room. A Chicago icon for over 150 years the Macy's on State Street offers stunning and versatile meeting spaces including 7,000 square foot Narcissus Room with working fountain, air wall with separate sound and lights, the state-of-the-art Culinary Studio as well as the traditional Walnut Room. One Eleven Events, exclusive caterer to Macy's on State Street, presents with pride fun themes and elegant events. 

Seafood


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www.devonseafood.com |  Address: 39 E Chicago Ave |  Phone: 312.440.8660  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Upscale casual with imagination and style. Located at the corner of Chicago and Wabash, Devon Seafood Grill offers premium aquatic fare, seamless service and an exhilarating atmosphere. Our indulgent cuisine emphasizes freshness, creativity and simplicity – themes mirrored in the architecture of our two bars and multiple dining areas. An extensive wine collection for the most discerning palates. Our display cellar showcases a selection of over 600 fine wines and champagnes. And for tastes that run towards the exotic, our Wine Spectators | Wine Enthusiast list features an impressive list of rare and coveted wines from the finest wine-producing regions in the world. With two private banquet rooms and four semi-private alcoves, Devon is the perfect place for your business or social events. *Great for large groups and private events.
     

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www.roysrestaurant.com  |  Address: 720 N State St  |  Phone: 312.644.7482  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

Culinary pioneer Roy Yamaguchi invented ""fusion cuisine"" at his original Roy's in Honolulu in 1988. Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, he created an entirely new approach to fine dining. Located in the Gold Coast for 12 years, Roy's Chicago features the finest seafood, with a focus on delicacies from the oceans surrounding Hawaii. The menu offers an array of hand-cut meats, sushi and fresh shellfish. Many uniquely designed offerings created by Chef Partner Michael Stewart are featured on our menus, as well as Roy's signature dishes that have become international favorites through the years. *Great for large groups and private events.


Steak


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www.3forks.com  |  Address: 180 N Field Blvd |  Phone: 312.938.4303  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

III Forks, one of the nation's exclusively 100% USDA Prime Steakhouses is located at the Village Market in Lakeshore East, just north of Millennium Park in Beautiful downtown Chicago. This modern restaurant is simply sizzling with style and provides the perfect setting for upscale dining, rooftop lounging, private parties and special events. III Forks is a contemporary evolution of the classic steakhouse featuring USDA Prime beef, ocean-fresh seafood and locally sourced Midwest fare. Less than half of one percent of all US beef makes the III Forks Prime quality grade. This leads to great steaks that offer abundant marbling, juiciness, tenderness and superior flavor. III Forks also offers an impressive venue for private affairs. Three private dining rooms and a rooftop lounge are available for corporate meetings, seated social gatherings and cocktail receptions. *Great for large groups and private events.
 

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www.chicagochophouse.com  |  Address: 60 W Ontario St  |  Phone: 312.787.7100  |  Online Reservation

The Chicago Chop House gives diners a taste of historic Windy City dining. Inside a Victorian, Brownstone building originally built in the 1920's, guests dine upon USDA-Prime steaks prepared to perfection. Beyond choosing their preferred cut, diners can also select from wet-aged, dry-aged, or Mishima, a rare variety of Kobe beef known for its succulent flavor and tenderness. The Chicago Chop House also features a very extensive, renowned wine list, one that has gained a number of awards from publications such as Wine Spectator and more.

 

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www.tortoiseclub.com  |  Address: 350 N State St  |  Phone: 312.755.1700  |  Online Reservation

Presenting American fare in a classic Chicago clubhouse-style restaurant, the Tortoise Club offers a signature experience in a warm, vibrant setting that truly celebrates the city's rich heritage. Menu specialties include a Center-Cut Ribeye, 6 oz. & 10 oz. Filet Mignon, Berkshire Pork Chop, Slow Roasted King Salmon, Bone-in New York Strip, Peekytoe Crab Pasta and Raw Bar Oysters, Gulf Shrimp, Ahi Tuna and Maine Lobster. Round out the full TC experience with craft cocktails at the Bar and live jazz on Fridays & Saturdays


Italian


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www.rpmitalian.com  |  Address: 52 W Illinois St |  Phone: 312.222.1888  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

RPM Italian features a modern expression of classic Italian fare, handcrafted cocktails and fine wines.

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www.sienatavern.com  |  Address: 51 W Kinzie St  |  Phone: 312.595.1322  |  Online Reservation  | Private Event

The Siena Tavern's 10,000 square foot space will has six distinct but cohesive areas: a main oval shaped bar, an elevated deck with a smaller bar, the main dining area, the crudo/pizza bar, another small dining deck and a private dining room with capacity for up to 15 people. The floor plan balances the vibe from each area, ensuring that guests feel welcome while stopping in for a post-work drink or sitting down for an intimate meal.

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www.prosecco.us.com |  Address: 710 N Wells St  |  Phone: 312.951.9500  |  Online Reservation

PROSECCO, at 710 N. Wells in the River North Gallery District offers upscale comfort food from all 20 regions of Italy and Chicago's largest selection of Italian sparkling wine in a dreamy, art-filled environment reminiscent of the faded splendor of Venice.  Enjoy hearty pastas and risottos, flavorful steaks and chops and fresh fish dishes along with the finest wines from all over Italy. The service is polished and welcoming, the ambiance chic but unpretentious. PROSECCO is open for lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. and for dinner Monday through Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. and on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. The PROSECCO bar is open and sidewalk café is open all day! We look forward to the pleasure of your company soon! Grazie mille! *Great for large groups and private events.



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65 E Adams St | Phone: 312.786.9911 | Online Reservation

Set in the heart of Chicago's bustling Loop, Tesori offers Italian-inspired cuisine featuring fresh seasonal ingredients and global wines.


French


Paris Club Bistro and Bar

www.parisclubchicago.com  |  Address: 59 W Hubbard St | Phone: 312.595.0800  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

The newly remodeled Paris Club Bistro & Bar is not the restaurant you remember. The once raw concrete and exposed ventilation of the expansive, industrial dining room have been transformed into a warmer, more intimate setting.  Oxblood-red leather booths, rich wood paneling and antique brass chandeliers create an environment reminiscent of vintage Paris. To further celebrate traditional France, Chef Partner Doug Psaltis and Executive Chef Christian Eckmann have focused on execution, assembling a thoughtful menu of celebrated classics like Hand-Cut Steak Tartare, French Onion Soup, Chateaubriand and Dover Sole Meunière.      Rediscover Paris.

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www.geminibistrochicago.com  |  Address: 2075 N Lincoln Ave  |  Phone: 773.525.2522  |  Online Reservation

Gemini Bistro is a contemporary, inviting bistro offering seasonal American cuisine with French and Mediterranean influences. Named one of Chicago Magazine's "Best New Restaurants" of 2009, awarded 3 Stars from Chicago Tribune food critic Phil Vettel, and most recently the recipient of its third Michelin Bib-Gourmand distinction, Gemini Bistro truly is Lincoln Park's "neighborhood gem."

Located in a classic flatiron building built in 1919, the surroundings offer a warm and relaxing environment with dark hardwood floors, tweed and leather booths, oversized drum lighting and reproduction Edison bulbs, making Gemini Bistro the perfect place to relax & enjoy dinner.


Latin


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www.texasdebrazil.com  |  Address: 5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg  |  Phone: 847.413.1600  |  Online Reservation

Texas de Brazil is a Brazilian-American steakhouse, featuring a 50-item salad area, continuous service of sizzling cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage served tableside by a troop of carvers with long sword-like skewers. The Brazilian serving style and rustic atmosphere of Texas de Brazil allows guests to enjoy an incredible dining experience, complete with excellent service and exquisite food. An unprecedented feature of the restaurant is the two story wine room complete with an aerial wine artist who performs acrobatic moves while gracefully retrieving bottles of wine as diners watch through glass walls.

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www.carnivalechicago.com |  Address: 702 W Fulton St  |  Phone: 312.850.5005  |  Online Reservation

Chef Rodolfo Cuadros' cuisine is influenced by his love for deeply rooted traditions in Hispanic culture.  Carnivale's menu highlights dishes from the Caribbean, Spain, South and Central America and sources the best local ingredients to bring you an unforgettable experience in Latin-American flavors.  We're famous for our award-winning mojitos, fresh ceviche and wood-grilled steak.


American BBQ


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www.bubcitychicago.com  |  Address: 435 N Clark St |  Phone: 312.610.4200  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Bub City offers authentic BBQ, over 125 selections of whiskey, and live country music. *Great for large groups and private events.


Gastropub


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www.thegagechicago.com |  Address: 24 S Michigan Ave |  Phone: 312.372.4243  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

The Gage is a 300 seat restaurant steps from Millennium Park. Situated at 24 South Michigan Avenue we are open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week. We invite you to savor our delicious, upscale comfort food, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys while enjoying the relaxing ambience of our vintage decor. *Great for large groups and private events.
     
 

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www.publichousechicago.com  |  Address: 400 N State St  |  Phone: 312.265.1240  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Public House, a 10,000 square foot beer-lovers paradise featuring beloved American fare with an upscale twist,unprecedented multimedia capabilities, and mouth-watering libations.

Howells & Hood

www.howellsandhood.com  |  Address: 435 N Michigan Ave |  Phone: 312.362.5310  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Nestled at the base of Chicago's legendary Tribune Tower, this stunning restaurant is a vibrant addition to one of Chicago's most beloved and recognizable skyscrapers. Incorporating signature Tribune elements into our design, Howells & Hood pays homage to John Howells & Raymond Hood, architects of the New-Gothic landmark. With a unique and refined culinary program, the largest draft beer selection in Chicago, and impressive staff, Howells & Hood is a magnificent complement to Michigan Avenue. *Great for large groups and private events.
   
   
     

Casual American

     
     

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www.hub51chicago.com  |  Address: 51 W Hubbard St | Phone: 312.828.0051  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Eat. Drink. Hub 51 offers great American cuisine with California influences and specialty cocktails. *Great for large groups and private events.
   
   

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www.rockitbarandgrill.com  |  Address: 22 W Hubbard St |  Phone: 312.645.6000  |   Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Rockit Bar & Grill, located in the heart of the booming River North Neighborhood puts a contemporary culinary twist on the traditional bar and grill. Offering outstanding casual American cuisine, using the freshest ingredients available in a mouthwatering menu that includes salads, sandwiches, and entrees including the famous Rockit Burger being named the best in the nation by "Good Morning America" and "Food & Wine" magazine. The upstairs lounge offers a late night menu, pool tables, DJs and an extensive cocktail and beer list. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.quaychicago.com  |  Address: 465 E Illinois St  |  Phone: 312.981.8400  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Quay,located at 465 E Illinois in the River East building is adjacent to the Chicago River in Chicago's trendy Streeterville neighborhood. From the beautiful decor, to our chefs' impressive menu, or the upscale sports lounge no expense has been spared in doing something different, something special. Quay offers both a late night lounge for a hand crafted cocktail and appetizers along the Chicago River. And it also has a sports bar with over 40 TV screens and a great selection of micro brews. *Great for large groups and private events.
 

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www.hardrock.com | Address: 63 W Ontario St | Phone: 312.943.2252  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Love All ~ Serve All. That's the Hard Rock mantra. Our entourage is consumed with treating guests like rock stars.  Authentic memorabilia such as Mick Jagger's pants, John Lennon's leather shoulder bag and a Gibson Les Paul II custom-made for Jimi Hendrix are just a few reasons fans from all over the world make Hard Rock a destination. Then there's the Legendary menu with fresh-made American comfort food at its best. Or kick back with a specialty cocktail such as the Purple Haze while listening to live music from national and local artists.  Visit www.hardrock.com/chicago for show information. Rock on!*Great for large groups and private events.

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www.parkgrillchicago.com/grill  |  Address: 11 N Michigan Ave  |  Phone: 312.521.7275  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Located below the glistening Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, Park Grill serves as the gateway to the Chicago culinary and cultural experience. With a chef-driven seasonal menu carefully designed by incorporating the freshest locally-sourced ingredients, Park Grill at Millennium Park embodies the Chicago cultural blend in every dish. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.parkgrillchicago.com/plaza  |  Address: 11 N Michigan Ave |  Phone: 312.521.7275  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

Located under Cloud Gate in Millennium Park along Michigan Avenue, The Plaza at Millennium Park hosts the city's largest al fresco restaurant. Open seasonally, during the spring and summer, The Plaza comes alive with concerts, events, and food festivals. Enjoy outdoor dining at The Plaza at Millennium Park for the most memorable of Chicago experiences. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.bullbearbar.com  |  Address: 431 N Wells St |  Phone:312.527.5973  |  Online Reservation  | Private Event

Bull & Bear is an upscale bar and grill, fully equipped with state of the art viewing capabilities, complete lunch, dinner and bar menu, extensive drink list and amenities.*Great for large groups and private events.

Sweetwater

www.sweetwatertavernandgrille.com  |  Address: 225 N Michigan Ave |  Phone: 312.698.7111  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Just steps from Chicago's theatre district, Sweetwater Tavern & Grille offers full views of the city in an upbeat atmosphere, complemented by approachable and unique American fare. With a diverse selection of menu items, over 80 craft beers, and location just north of Millennium Park, Sweetwater is the perfect destination for lunch, dinner, happy hour, and late night celebrating. *Great for large groups and private events.


Upscale American


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www.zed451.com |  Address: 739 N Clark St  |  Phone: 312.266.6691  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

ZED451 is an unconventional steakhouse located in the heart of River North, on the corner of Clark Street and Superior Street. In our warm, contemporary, 18,000-square foot space, we sought to set a new standard in modern upscale dining through our unique approach to the dining experience. There are no menus; you choose from the wide selection of steaks, poultry, wild game, and fish that our tableside chefs bring directly to your table. Help yourself to our seasonal Harvest Tables and take as much – or as little – as you wish. At ZED451 you control the pacing and portions so you can stay as long as you want and eat what you desire. *Great for large groups and private events.

 

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www.entertainmentcruises.com  |  Address: 600 E Illinois St  |  Phone: 888.289.8833  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Entertainment Cruises offers Dining Cruises, Sightseeing Tours and Yacht Charter in Chicago aboard Odyssey, Spirit, Mystic Blue and Seadog. The unique vessels offer the complete cruise experience, from bow to stern. Join us on the water for a delicious fusion of dining, dancing, entertainment and views that remain unparalleled. From elegant and sophisticated to fun and festive dining cruises, high-speed thrill rides to private charter yachts and everything in-between, Entertainment Cruises delivers the best seat for some of the nation's most famous skyline views.*Great for large groups and private events.

Lockwood

www.lockwoodrestaurant.com  |  Address: 17 E Monroe St |  Phone: 312.917.3404  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Lockwood, a AAA-Four Diamond Award Winning Restaurant, located in the historic Palmer House Hilton, is a perfect destination for farm-to-table cuisine in an elegant environment. Lockwood offers a truly unique, locally- and seasonally-influenced menu, inspired by their rooftop garden and apiary. In addition to the delicious cuisine, Lockwood is proud to offer an extensive wine program. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea, and the Bar at Lockwood is a favorite for both locals and travelers. In addition to the main dining space, Lockwood offers a stunning private dining room. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.signatureroom.com  |  Address: 875 N Michigan Ave  |  Phone: 312.787.9596  |  Online Reservation | Private Event 

Located atop the John Hancock Center, The Signature Room at the 95th® offers diners exquisite food, superb service, and a dazzling skyline view. The elegant wood designs and art deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere, while the floor-to-ceiling windows exhibit the stunning Chicago skyline and 360 degree views of the entire city. Visit for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch and experience why The Signature Room® is "the restaurant Chicago looks up to! *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.rustichousechicago.com  |  Address: 1967 N Halsted St  |  Phone: 312.929.3227  |  Online Reservation

Awarded 3 Stars from Chicago Tribune food critic Phil Vettel, Rustic House features classic American cuisine utilizing fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Chef Jason Paskewitz and restaurateur Ryan O'Donnell provide urbanites with a twist on traditional Midwestern dishes – many coming off an imported Rotisol French rotisserie. Seasonal ingredients are served along with Gepperth's Meat Market meats to create exciting, updated dishes. Rustic House's intimate atmosphere makes our private dining spaces the perfect place to host your special event with a private wine cellar as well as a warm fireplace room featuring vaulted ceilings, amber chandeliers, and a reclaimed brick fireplace.


Asian


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www.eatatunion.com  |  Address: 230 W Erie St |  Phone: 312.662.4888  |  Online Reservation

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar is among Chicago's most vibrant and lively downtown dining experiences. A neighborhood restaurant that unites Japanese culinary tradition and creativity with a distinctly American persona, Union embraces an American warmth and personality and combines them with the high art and ritual of Japanese cuisine. This playful juxtaposition reveals a restaurant that is welcoming, accommodating and stylish. Union is known for its creativity and playful approach to Japanese-influenced cuisine, which results in a variety of flavorful dishes from the Kitchen, Sushi Bar and Robata Grill. Union offers carefully handcrafted and inventive cocktails as well as an extensive beer, liquor and spirited wine list.

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www.embeya.com  |  Address: 564 W Randolf St  |  Phone: 312.612.5640  |  Online Reservation

Embeya, named one of 20 best new restaurants in USA by Esquire, offers an eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine in our 7000 square foot space in Chicago's West Loop. From the bold, inventive menu to the elegant yet comfortable decor, Embeya offers a unique dining experience that pairs refined cuisine with a vibrant and friendly atmosphere. Embeya is open for business lunch or dinner 7 nights a week. Embeya's event spaces accommodate private and semi-private functions with seating capacities ranging from 10 to 200.      Embeya is a proud recipient of Food & Wine's People's Best New Chef nomination 2013 and 2014, Best Restaurant Design & Best Rising Chef by Jean Banchet Awards, Zagat 30 under 30, TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2014.


Live Entertainment


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www.houseofblues.com  |  Address: 329 N Dearborn St  |  Phone: 312.923.2000  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

House of Blues opened in 1996 and is located in the historic Marina City complex on the Chicago River. Modeled after the spectacular "Estavovski" Opera House in Prague, the spectacular views from the exclusive Opera Boxes are a unique and unforgettable experience. From legendary acts such as The Who and Al Green to contemporary artists such as Pearl Jam and Jurassic 5, House of Blues Chicago has been host to some of the world's most renowned musicians. In keeping with tradition, the House of Blues Chicago displays the "Crazy Quilt" and keeps a metal box of mud from the Delta Mississippi underneath its stage. *Great for large groups and private events.
   


Nightlife


Three Dots

www.threedotschicago.com |  Address: 435 N Clark St |  Phone: 312.610.4220  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

Three Dots and A Dash is a modern tiki concept, featuring a unique list of rum, classic tiki cocktails and island fare. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.howlatthemoon.com  |  Address: 26 W Hubbard St |  Phone: 312.863.7427  |  Online Reservation

With amazing live music and out of this world drinks, Howl at the Moon truly is the Dueling Piano Bar That Rocks! Howl's entertainers perform nightly on dueling pianos, drums, guitars, and more in a high-energy show that encourages audience participation. From 80's pop to today's hits: you say it, they'll play it. Howl at the Moon never uses a set list or template; every show is based on your requests! Planning an event? Howl at the Moon can host your next gathering no matter how big or small. From large corporate events, to an intimate birthday party, Howl's Event's Team can set you up with everything you need! Already have a venue lined up, but need entertainment? Howl can bring the show to you with Howl 2 Go!


Tours & Events


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www.shorelinesightseeing.com  |  Address: 474 N Lake Shore Dr |  Phone: 312.222.9328  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Explore your Chicago aboard Shoreline Sightseeing's lake and river tours!  Shoreline's 75-minute Architecture River Tours are led by experienced, entertaining guides, highlighting more than 40 of the city's architectural masterpieces. Day and evening departures from Gateway Park at Navy Pier or the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge in the heart of the Mag Mile shopping and touring district. Shoreline also offers daily 40-minute Classic Lake Tours from Navy Pier as well as 90-minute Architecture Fireworks Tours Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer. *Great for large groups and private events.



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 |  Address: 4400 S Racine|  Phone: 773.648.5000 | Online Reservation | Private Event

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker tours are the mot entertaining and informative way to see Chicago's landmarks, attractions and neighborhoods! Hop on and off any Double Decker or Trolley at any stop and come see things our way! *Great for large groups and private events.


GROUP DINING


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www.devonseafood.com  |  Address: 39 E Chicago Ave |  Phone: 312.440.8660  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Upscale casual with imagination and style. Located at the corner of Chicago and Wabash, Devon Seafood Grill offers premium aquatic fare, seamless service and an exhilarating atmosphere. Our indulgent cuisine emphasizes freshness, creativity and simplicity – themes mirrored in the architecture of our two bars and multiple dining areas. An extensive wine collection for the most discerning palates. Our display cellar showcases a selection of over 600 fine wines and champagnes. And for tastes that run towards the exotic, our Wine Spectators | Wine Enthusiast list features an impressive list of rare and coveted wines from the finest wine-producing regions in the world. With two private banquet rooms and four semi-private alcoves, Devon is the perfect place for your business or social events. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.houseofblues.com  |  Address: 329 N Dearborn St  |  Phone: 312.923.2000  |  Online Reservation |  Private Event

House of Blues opened in 1996 and is located in the historic Marina City complex on the Chicago River. Modeled after the spectacular "Estavovski" Opera House in Prague, the spectacular views from the exclusive Opera Boxes are a unique and unforgettable experience. From legendary acts such as The Who and Al Green to contemporary artists such as Pearl Jam and Jurassic 5, House of Blues Chicago has been host to some of the world's most renowned musicians. In keeping with tradition, the House of Blues Chicago displays the "Crazy Quilt" and keeps a metal box of mud from the Delta Mississippi underneath its stage. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.stefanirestaurants.com  |  Book a Private Event at a Phil Stefani Signature Restaurant

A Chicago dining tradition since 1980, Phil Stefani has built his reputation on food, family, and tradition. Whether your party is casual, or calls for a truly extravagant meal, Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants offer menu options that are suitable for all your private event needs. Each event is handled by a dedicated private dining manager and all menu items are prepared using only fresh, high-quality ingredients. Private and semi-private spaces are available to accommodate groups anywhere from 10 to 200. Stefani Restaurants are a popular choice for both social and corporate events such as private corporate events, benefits, convention dinners, showers, birthdays, anniversaries, or fundraisers. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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Book a Private Event at a Lettuce Entertain You Restaurant

When planning your next event-- board meeting, luncheon, cocktail reception, dinner or after-party -- look no further than popular dining destinations from Lettuce Entertain You in Chicago's River North neighborhood. With a number of private and semi-private spaces fit to accommodate groups anywhere from 10 to 350, there are a wide variety of venues, cuisines and ambiance options in restaurants Hub 51, Paris Club, RPM Italian, Bub City, and Three Dots and a Dash. From start to finish, each restaurant's private events team will work with you to customize your menu and experience, ensuring your every need is met. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.zed451.com  |  Address: 739 N Clark St  |  Phone: 312.266.6691  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

ZED451 is an unconventional steakhouse located in the heart of River North, on the corner of Clark Street and Superior Street.  In our warm, contemporary, 18,000-square foot space, we sought to set a new standard in modern upscale dining through our unique approach to the dining experience.  There are no menus; you choose from the wide selection of steaks, poultry, wild game, and fish that our tableside chefs bring directly to your table.  Help yourself to our seasonal Harvest Tables and take as much – or as little – as you wish.  At ZED451 you control the pacing and portions so you can stay as long as you want and eat what you desire.*Great for large groups and private events.

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www.rockitranch.com  |  Book a Private Event at a Rockit Ranch Productions Venue

Rockit Ranch Productions brings you five unique venues for your group outing. Whether you are looking for tequila and tacos, sushi making classes, modern Asian, steaks, whiskey tastings, burgers, karaoke, craft beers, or high energy dancing we can accommodate for all this and more for groups of 15 – 500. All you need to do is contact our expert event planners and we will customize the perfect event or outing for your group.*Great for large groups and private events.

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www.entertainmentcruises.com  |  Address: 600 E Illinois St  |  Phone: 888.289.8833  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Entertainment Cruises offers Dining Cruises, Sightseeing Tours and Yacht Charter in Chicago aboard Odyssey, Spirit, Mystic Blue and Seadog. The unique vessels offer the complete cruise experience, from bow to stern. Join us on the water for a delicious fusion of dining, dancing, entertainment and views that remain unparalleled. From elegant and sophisticated to fun and festive dining cruises, high-speed thrill rides to private charter yachts and everything in-between, Entertainment Cruises delivers the best seat for some of the nation's most famous skyline views. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.quaychicago.com  |  Address: 465 E Illinois St  |  Phone: 312.981.8400  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Quay, located at 465 E Illinois in the River East building is adjacent to the Chicago River in Chicago's trendy Streeterville neighborhood. From the beautiful decor, to our chefs' impressive menu, or the upscale sports lounge no expense has been spared in doing something different, something special. Quay offers both a late night lounge for a hand crafted cocktail and appetizers along the Chicago River. And it also has a sports bar with over 40 TV screens and a great selection of micro brews.*Great for large groups and private events.

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www.3forks.com  |  Address: 180 N Field Blvd  |  Phone: 312.938.4303  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

III Forks, one of the nation's exclusively 100% USDA Prime Steakhouses is located at the Village Market in Lakeshore East, just north of Millennium Park in Beautiful downtown Chicago. This modern restaurant is simply sizzling with style and provides the perfect setting for upscale dining, rooftop lounging, private parties and special events. III Forks is a contemporary evolution of the classic steakhouse featuring USDA Prime beef, ocean-fresh seafood and locally sourced Midwest fare. Less than half of one percent of all US beef makes the III Forks Prime quality grade. This leads to great steaks that offer abundant marbling, juiciness, tenderness and superior flavor. III Forks also offers an impressive venue for private affairs. Three private dining rooms and a rooftop lounge are available for corporate meetings, seated social gatherings and cocktail receptions. *Great for large groups and private events

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 www.hardrock.com  |  Address: 63 W Ontario St |  Phone: 312.943.2252  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Love All ~ Serve All. That's the Hard Rock mantra. Our entourage is consumed with treating guests like rock stars.  Authentic memorabilia such as Mick Jagger's pants, John Lennon's leather shoulder bag and a Gibson Les Paul II custom-made for Jimi Hendrix are just a few reasons fans from all over the world make Hard Rock a destination. Then there's the Legendary menu with fresh-made American comfort food at its best. Or kick back with a specialty cocktail such as the Purple Haze while listening to live music from national and local artists.  Visit www.hardrock.com/chicago for show information. Rock on! *Great for large groups and private events


   

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www.lockwoodrestaurant.com  |  Address: 17 E Monroe St  |  Phone: 312.917.3404  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Lockwood, a AAA-Four Diamond Award Winning Restaurant, located in the historic Palmer House Hilton, is a perfect destination for farm-to-table cuisine in an elegant environment. Lockwood offers a truly unique, locally- and seasonally-influenced menu, inspired by their rooftop garden and apiary. In addition to the delicious cuisine, Lockwood is proud to offer an extensive wine program. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea, and the Bar at Lockwood is a favorite for both locals and travelers. In addition to the main dining space, Lockwood offers a stunning private dining room. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.thegagechicago.com  |  Address: 24 S Michigan Ave  |  Phone: 312.372.4243  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

The Gage is a 300 seat restaurant steps from Millennium Park. Situated at 24 South Michigan Avenue we are open for lunch and dinner, seven days a week. We invite you to savor our delicious, upscale comfort food, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys while enjoying the relaxing ambience of our vintage decor.*Great for large groups and private events.

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www.parkgrillchicago.com/grill  |  Address: 11 N Michigan Ave  |  Phone: 312.521.7275  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Located below the glistening Cloud Gate in Millennium Park, Park Grill serves as the gateway to the Chicago culinary and cultural experience. With a chef-driven seasonal menu carefully designed by incorporating the freshest locally sourced ingredients, Park Grill at Millennium Park embodies the Chicago cultural blend in every dish.*Great for large groups and private events.

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One would be hard pressed to find more upbeat, vibrant and energetic locations in the heart of Michigan Avenue. Howells & Hood is nestled at the base of Chicago's legendary Tribune Tower, and is a stunning addition to one of Chicago's most beloved and recognizable skyscrapers. Sweetwater is just steps from Chicago's theatre district and just north of Millennium Park. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 400+ for a variety of special private and semi-private events. With the largest draft beer selection in Chicago, and brilliant twists on classic American dishes, your guests will be as impressed by our locations as they are with their dining experience. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.shorelinesightseeing.com  |  Address:474 N Lake Shore Dr |  Phone: 312.222.9328  |  Tour  |  Private Event

Explore your Chicago aboard Shoreline Sightseeing's lake and river tours!  Shoreline's 75-minute Architecture River Tours are led by experienced, entertaining guides, highlighting more than 40 of the city's architectural masterpieces. Day and evening departures from Gateway Park at Navy Pier or the northeast corner of the Michigan Avenue Bridge in the heart of the Mag Mile shopping and touring district. Shoreline also offers daily 40-minute Classic Lake Tours from Navy Pier as well as 90-minute Architecture Fireworks Tours Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer. *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.dineamicgroup.com |  Private Event

For all your private events, cocktail gatherings, group dining, happy hours, corporate parties, catering and event productions, DINE|AMIC GROUP provides everything you need for your next group function. From a private, 20-person wine cellar at Siena Tavern to a 10,000-square-foot Public House sports venue and personal table taps at Bull & Bear, the hospitality group is dedicated to creating venues that fundamentally appeal to a wide variety of guests and events. The next time you are looking to book, make sure look into DINE|AMIC GROUP as they will strive at creating a one-of-a-kind experience for that next special occasion. *Great for large groups and private events.

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www.leyeparties.com  |  Private Event

Lettuce Parties and Special Events by Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants is your perfect planning source for any corporate event. With one call you'll have access to over 90 private rooms at over 50 diverse venues within the United States.  We provide one source for restaurant availability, pricing, group dining menus, pictures and proposals.   We have the perfect venue for your next business lunch, cocktail reception, awards dinner, or client event.  For any crowd or budget, for any style or location, the party starts in any of these Chicago Restaurants:      Beatrix • Big Bowl • Café Ba-Ba-Reeba • Everest • Frankie's • foodease • foodlife • Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab • L2o • Maggiano's • Mity Nice Grill • Mon Ami Gabi • Nacional 27 • Osteria Via Stato • Petterino's • Shaw's Crab House • Stella Barra Pizza Bar • Summer House • Wildfire *Great for large groups and private events.
   

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www.roysrestaurant.com  |  Address: 720 N State St  |  Phone: 312.644.7482  |  Online Reservation  |  Private Event

Culinary pioneer Roy Yamaguchi invented ""fusion cuisine"" at his original Roy's in Honolulu in 1988. Blending classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, he created an entirely new approach to fine dining. Located in the Gold Coast for 12 years, Roy's Chicago features the finest seafood, with a focus on delicacies from the oceans surrounding Hawaii. The menu offers an array of hand-cut meats, sushi and fresh shellfish. Many uniquely designed offerings created by Chef Partner Michael Stewart are featured on our menus, as well as Roy's signature dishes that have become international favorites through the years. *Great for large groups and private events.

 



www.chicagotrolley.com
  |  Address: 4400 S Racine|  Phone: 773.648.5000 | Online Reservation | Private Event

Chicago Trolley & Double Decker tours are the mot entertaining and informative way to see Chicago's landmarks, attractions and neighborhoods! Hop on and off any Double Decker or Trolley at any stop and come see things our way! *Great for large groups and private events.

 

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www.signatureroom.com  |  Address: 875 N Michigan Ave  |  Phone: 312.787.9596  |  Online Reservation | Private Event 

Located atop the John Hancock Center, The Signature Room at the 95th® offers diners exquisite food, superb service, and a dazzling skyline view. The elegant wood designs and art deco interior create an inviting and intimate atmosphere, while the floor-to-ceiling windows exhibit the stunning Chicago skyline and 360 degree views of the entire city. Visit for lunch, dinner, or Sunday brunch and experience why The Signature Room® is "the restaurant Chicago looks up to! *Great for large groups and private events.

 


   

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