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Combine a visit to the theatre with a pre or post-show dinner at one of our restaurants offering special theatre menus. Featuring a wide variety of cuisine types at restaurants, you can enjoy a delicious meal and still make it to the show on time.

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photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
Awesome
(205)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Elmhurst
We are located directly across the street from the York Theatre. Join us before or after a show!
photo of summer house santa monica restaurant
Exceptional
(2864)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Catching a show at Steppenwolf? Ask to see our special three-course prix-fixe menu, available daily.
photo of joe's seafood, prime steak & stone crab restaurant
Exceptional
(11219)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood River North (Chicago)
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Just five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch or dinner.
photo of café ba-ba-reeba restaurant
Exceptional
(5365)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
photo of siena tavern restaurant
Exceptional
(2602)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
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Located conveniently on Kinzie & Dearborn, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
photo of bar siena restaurant
Exceptional
(1085)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Join us for every Sunday for special curated Theatre Tasting Menu, available for $50pp.
photo of rl restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(4837)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
We're perfect destination for pre/post theater dining with early and late dinner menu and valet
photo of boka restaurant
Exceptional
(4148)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park
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Just Across The Street From The Steppenwolf Theater On N Halsted!!!

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Exceptional
(741)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Located in the heart of the West Loop, BLVD is the perfect place for a pre or post-theater dinner.
photo of formento's restaurant
Exceptional
(967)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Join us pre-show for specials Mon-Fri 5-6:30 including 1/2 Off Antipasti, Wine by the glass & more!
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(1567)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
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Within walking distance to various theaters, join us for pre / post dinner, drinks and River views.
photo of the madison bar & kitchen restaurant
Exceptional
(415)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 3 time slots left!
Join us for our amazing happy hour or pre theatre dinner.
photo of gemini restaurant
Exceptional
(1964)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
We offer a prix fixe menu from 5-6:30pm nightly; free valet parking with valid theater ticket
photo of eden restaurant
Exceptional
(462)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
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Just a few blocks from the United Center. Join us for dinner & drinks on game or show nights!
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Awesome
(1159)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Enjoy a 3 course meal with optional wine pairing for just $55 per guest before your favorite show!
photo of stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(748)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Lincoln Park
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Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
photo of the bristol restaurant
Exceptional
(1341)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Bucktown / Wicker Park
Join us pre-show Monday-Friday for 1/2 Off small plates, wine & beer on draft.
photo of petterino's restaurant
Awesome
(8093)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Monday Night Live: $5 cocktails & appetizers . Tues-Thurs free live entertainment w/ $7 after 7 menu

photo of the franklin room restaurant
Exceptional
(580)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Join us for our amazing happy hour or delicious pre theatre dinner.
photo of nonnina restaurant
Exceptional
(1066)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
$30 three course Pre-Theater menu Mon-Fri 4-6, Sat. 5-6, Sun. 3-6
photo of remington's restaurant
Exceptional
(1095)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
We are your pre and post Symphony or Theater destination, steps away from all the major venues!
photo of catch 35 - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(6915)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Loop
Complimentary valet parking. 3 Course Prix-Fixe menu $37. Walking distance to all major theaters.
photo of trattoria no. 10 restaurant
Exceptional
(5590)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
In The Heart Of The Theater District, For Theater Goers Dessert Is On Us.

photo of 312 chicago restaurant
Awesome
(4142)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Let 312 Chicago be your opening act! $10 off every $50 spent when you present your show tickets.
photo of coco pazzo restaurant
Exceptional
(2588)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
Exceptional
(3714)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak River North (Chicago)
A short walk across the river from the Loop theaters - we are the perfect pre show dinner!
photo of tortoise supper club restaurant
Exceptional
(1892)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Enjoy FREE valet parking when you dine with us and present your theater tickets to our hostess!
photo of old town pour house - oak brook restaurant
Awesome
(677)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
Conveniently located near Drury Lane Theater!
photo of rosebud prime restaurant
Exceptional
(2293)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Rosebud Prime Pre-Theater Menu: 3 Courses for only $45 and guaranteed to get you to the show on time
photo of seven lions restaurant
Awesome
(1416)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
3 Course Pre-Theatre Menu from 4-6:30 pm, $36 per person with optional wine pairing for $16 extra.
photo of mia francesca restaurant
Exceptional
(2073)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Show us your ticket for today's performance and order any appetizer on us.
photo of bistronomic restaurant
Awesome
(2744)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The Pre-Theater Menu is offered nightly, includes 3 courses/$34 & $39 from 5pm-10pm
Daily Specials.
photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
Exceptional
(382)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
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A straight shot downtown, La Sirena is a perfect spot to grab a quick and delicious bite.
photo of monnie burke's restaurant
Exceptional
(133)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Pilsen
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We are located just 1.5 blocks from Thalia Hall in Pilsen. Stop in for dinner before your concert!
photo of sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
Excellent
(1605)
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Only five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch!
photo of public house restaurant
Awesome
(336)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Located conveniently on Kinzie & State, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
photo of walton street restaurant
Awesome
(44)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
A perfect pre-theater dinner! An elegant yet casual space with approachable food.
photo of riva crabhouse on navy pier restaurant
Awesome
(4195)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Gold Coast / Streeterville
Don't go to the Shakespeare Theater hungry! Riva will accommodate a quick meal before seeing a show!
photo of libertad restaurant
Exceptional
(2026)
98% 98% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American Skokie
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Enjoy a pre or post theater bite when you attend a show at The Skokie Theater.

photo of steadfast restaurant
Awesome
(462)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Experience elegant dining before or after Hamilton. Just one block West of Private Bank Theatre.
photo of coco pazzo café restaurant
Exceptional
(1823)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
photo of safehouse - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(600)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
We are located close tot he theatre district, so stop here before hitting your show.
photo of lucille at drury lane restaurant
Awesome
(641)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Brook
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Join us 2 hours before any show. Pre order your intermission cocktail & enjoy leftover pickup.
photo of the grillroom restaurant
Awesome
(2105)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Going to see Hamilton? Stop in for our Hamilton inspired menu!
photo of broken english taco pub-lincoln park restaurant
Awesome
(121)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Lincoln Park
$2 tacos all day Tuesday and happy hour specials Monday-Friday from 4pm to 7pm.
photo of untitled supper club restaurant
Exceptional
(1303)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Every Tuesday, $35 three-course Prix Fixe.
photo of mercat a la planxa restaurant
Awesome
(4334)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish South Loop
Show your tix to your server for a 10% discount on your food & be sure to ask about our Theater Menu
photo of atwood restaurant
Awesome
(4298)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Atwood is located in the heart of the theater district. We open at 4:45pm for dinner every day.
photo of one north kitchen & bar restaurant
Awesome
(1082)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Dine with us pre or post opera. Conveniently located directly across from the Lyric Opera.
photo of the kennison restaurant
Awesome
(243)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park
Perennial Virant is located just a few blocks from Second City, Red Orchid Theater and Piper's Alley
photo of francesca's on chestnut restaurant
Awesome
(1776)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Join us before/after your show.We're within walking distance of Lookinglass/Broadway Playhouse.
photo of the florentine restaurant
Awesome
(790)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Pre and Post Theater Menu Available. $20 parking up to 5 hours with Validation.
photo of davanti enoteca - taylor street restaurant
Exceptional
(924)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy / University Village
Seconds From UIC, United Center and Provisions. This is a great place to grab a small bit with wine
photo of sweetwater tavern and grille restaurant
Awesome
(527)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
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We Are Located Just 2 Blocks From The Chicago Theatre And A Very Short Walk From The Others!

photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - chicago (wacker dr.) restaurant
Awesome
(2751)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Loop
Daily dinner specials, feat. the freshest seafood, steak & pasta.

photo of chez moi restaurant
Exceptional
(1212)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
Steppenwolf Theater walking distance. Show your ticket stub and receive 10% off your bill.
photo of marchesa restaurant
Awesome
(156)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French River North (Chicago)
Join us pre-theater, opera and symphony -- show us your tickets and enjoy 10% off your dinner!
photo of guildhall restaurant
Exceptional
(1306)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Glencoe
Before or after taking in a show with our partner’s the Writers Theater, come stop by Guildhall!
photo of the walnut room - chicago restaurant
Awesome
(1567)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
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BY THE GLASS.
ROS'E TUES $5.00
WINE WED HALF PRICE BOTTLES
HOUSE WINE THURS $5.00
FEATURE FRI $5.00
photo of townhouse chicago restaurant
Awesome
(512)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Perfect for pre or post theatre dining. Located directly across the street from Private Bank Theater
photo of stock & ledger kitchen & spirits restaurant
Awesome
(152)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
We have become experts in the art of serving the theatre patrons with the perfectly timed dinner.
photo of pelago restaurant
Exceptional
(1396)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
à la carte or
2 course lunch $32
3 course lunch $46
photo of tesori restaurant
Awesome
(1782)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
located in the heart of the Theatre District & next to the Chicago Symphony Center.
photo of park grill chicago restaurant
Awesome
(3140)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Before the curtain rises, enjoy a 3 course ($45) pre-theater prix fixe dinner in 45 mins or less!
photo of el tapeo restaurant
Awesome
(347)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Oak Brook
El Tapeo is less than a mile from Drury Lane Theatre.
photo of broken english taco pub - lake street restaurant
Awesome
(212)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Downtown / Loop
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Only a couple blocks away from Chicago & Cadillac Palace Theatre, our taco pub will hit the spot!
photo of catch 35 - naperville restaurant
Exceptional
(3455)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Naperville
Concerts, theater night, attending an event! Catch 35 offers a $35 three course pre-fixe menu
photo of drew's on halsted restaurant
Awesome
(691)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lakeview / East Lakeview
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3 Course Menu $24.99 available through Blueman group and Annoyance Theater
$5 parking
photo of mity nice bar & grill restaurant
Awesome
(1514)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Complimentary dessert when you show a ticket to a Broadway in Chicago show or Lookingglass Theater!
photo of roka akor - old orchard restaurant
Awesome
(763)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Skokie
Join us before or after your favorite show for your own culinary performance priced at $75/couple.
photo of cite restaurant
Awesome
(2292)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Join us for our early bird, 3Course Prix-Fixe Theatre Menu & you'll be in the limelight! $45 pp 5-7
photo of la sorella di francesca restaurant
Awesome
(1782)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Naperville
Within Walking Distance To Wentz Concert Hall, We Are The Perfect Location For Pre/Post Show Dining!

photo of sofi restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(569)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian South Loop
Three blocks from Hamilton
reserve between 5 -6 pm .... complimentary glass of prosecco!
photo of grassroots (fka deleece) restaurant
Awesome
(1257)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Farm-to-table Lakeview / East Lakeview
Enjoy a sensational meal before or after a show at the Mercury or Music Box Theater.
photo of the ogden chicago restaurant
Awesome
(348)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 time slots left!
Headed to The United Center for a concert or sporting event? Reserve now and make the show on time!
photo of les nomades restaurant
Exceptional
(1458)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Gold Coast / Streeterville
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Save on a three course menu of your choice , $85
Order by 5:30 Tuesday thru Saturday evenings
photo of kinzie chophouse restaurant
Exceptional
(2449)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Located in the River North Neighboorhood minutes away from the Theater District!

photo of copper fox gastropub restaurant
Awesome
(247)
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Located Blocks From The Theater District, Enjoy Dinner With Us Before Or After Catching A Show!

photo of francesca's on taylor restaurant
Awesome
(1669)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Little Italy / University Village
We are located within 15-20 min of the theater district and are a perfect setting pre/post theater

photo of midland social club restaurant
Awesome
(19)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
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3 Courses For $35 With Proof Of Theater Attendance For That Night. Also validated valet for $12!

photo of hubbard inn restaurant
Excellent
(794)
65% 65% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 time slots left!
Just blocks away from the theater district we promise to get you in and out in time for your show!
photo of francesca's bryn mawr restaurant
Exceptional
(1155)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Edgewater
Enjoy Local Theater (RedTwist, CityLit, Rivendell).Show ticket to server & receive 15% off your bill
photo of adelle's restaurant
Awesome
(2413)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Wheaton
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Close to COD McAninch, Edman Chapel & Wheaton Drama with easy parking to get you to the show on time

photo of 7 plates café restaurant
Exceptional
(44)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Lincoln Park
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Pre-Theater Prix Fixe Menu. Affordable and delicious. Great wine list and creative cocktails .
photo of il sogno restaurant
Awesome
(596)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Wheaton
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Show your ticket for your show that your going to or just came from and receive 15% off food bill.
photo of hearth restaurant
Exceptional
(563)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Evanston
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Hearth is in close proximity to many Evanston | NU venues as well as a sponsor of Northlight.
photo of saigon sisters restaurant
Exceptional
(546)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vietnamese West Loop
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We open Tues to Fri from 11am to 9pm and Sat 5pm to 10pm. Stop in mid afternoon before the show
photo of francesca's tavola restaurant
Exceptional
(1564)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Arlington Heights
Join us after your show at Metropolis for Dinner! Already ate? Join us for Coffee & Dessert!
photo of valor restaurant
Awesome
(250)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Glencoe
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Please join us after Writer's Theater for an after theater meal or light snack and beverage.




photo of revolucion steakhouse restaurant
Awesome
(366)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Lakeview / East Lakeview
We now offer a seasonal Pre-fix menu which changes every month with suggestive beverage pairings.
photo of liberty tavern restaurant
Awesome
(124)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Rosemont
Perfect spot for dinner/drinks before & after show.Near Rosemont Theatre, Park & Arena.*Comp Parking
photo of russian tea time restaurant
Awesome
(287)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Russian Downtown / Loop
Serving pre-theatre dinners for 24 years! We'll set you in the right mood and get you out in time!
photo of bluegrass restaurant
Exceptional
(1501)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Highland Park
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Only 10 minutes from Ravinia Park, plenty of free parking too!

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