There’s no better way to spend your time than when you go out for dinner and a show. Pick one of our top theatresand then pair the show with an adjacent eatery for an unforgettable evening out in Chicago.
Restaurants close to Broadway in Chicago theatres
Broadway The Broadway Chicago Brings the latest and greatest hits as well as a classics from the past to Chicago’s theatre district. The three iconic Chicago theatres are the home of Broadway In Chicago productions -The CIBC Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre and The James N. Nederlander Theatre and are within the vicinity of amazing restaurants.
Restaurants in the vicinity of the CIBC Theatre
The Gage The Gage: Slide into the leather booths to enjoy delicious American food and Irish influences in the elegant restaurant/tavern
Rosebud Prime The homegrown Italian chain of steakhouses
Italian Village Take in an authentic Italian dinner at one of the three restaurants that are under the same building
Restaurants close to the Cadillac Palace Theatre
Prime and Provisions The ultimate indulgence is to make an appointment at this elegant American steakhouse in a short walk up two blocks to Clark Street along the Chicago River
312 Chicago 312 Chicago: A long-standing institution in the theatre district serving Italian cuisine in an historic building
Restaurants close to James M. Nederlander Theatre James M. Nederlander Theatre
Atwood A sophisticated spot for American classics craft cocktails, as well as people-watching
the Dearborn The Dearborn lively American-style tavern has cozy booths and a chic setting
Petterino’s Dining on the classic American dishes including prime steaks and fresh seafood in the old-school Italian dinner club
Restaurants close to opera, symphony and ballet theatres
Enjoy exciting, varied shows of dance and music in Harris Theater. Enjoy exciting, diverse performances of dance and music at Harris Theater, see classic ballet as well as contemporary dance and the philharmonic concert live at Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and watch the world-renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra play at its home, or witness spectacular operas at the Lyric Oper of Chicago. Whichever you pick you’ll find a delicious food option near by.
Restaurants in close proximity to Auditorium Theatre
Mercat a la Planxa: Sip on Catalan-inspired tapas prepared by the chef Jose Garces before heading to Michigan Avenue’s famous Auditorium Theatre
Plymouth Restaurant & Rooftop Bar: The rooftop bar is open all year round and is a favorite place to drink and eat food items from the bar.
Restaurants in the vicinity of Chicago Symphony Center
Acanto: Approachable Italian food and the wine list is extensive and a relaxing atmosphere
The Berghoff Restaurant: Get your fill of German classics and freshly made beers at this Chicago iconic institution
Restaurants in the vicinity of Lyric Opera of Chicago
Sepia The Award-winning West Loop spot serves rustic and seasonal meals in a print shop from 1890.
Chicago French Market Choose among Chicago’s top eateries and shops, all in one place
Restaurants close to Harris Theater
Park Grill Chicago Take some food in Millennium Park and sit right under Cloud Gate, also known as “The Bean”
Restaurants close to the Chicago’s independent theatres
Restaurants close to Steppenwolf Theatre Company
BOKA A Michelin-starred restaurant which serves seasonal, innovative dishes that serve in a playful but elegant atmosphere
Stella Barra: For a relaxing experience, head further up Halsted Street for artisan pizzas and biodynamic wines
Summer House A spot for sun with wood-fired food and locally-sourced ingredients
Willow Room The Willow Room is an industrial chic area with exquisite food and an impressive wine menu
Restaurants close to Lookingglass Theatre Company
Bistronomic Dining on contemporary interpretations of French classics
Marisol You can enjoy an evening dining with contemporary works of art (both in the dining room as well as on your plates) within the Museum of Contemporary Art
Restaurants in the vicinity of Goodman Theatre
Petterino’s dining experience: Enjoy the classic American meals as well as prime steaks and fresh seafood at this old-fashioned Italian Supper club across the street
Dearborn: Dearborn A elegant take on the classic Chicago restaurant, with sophisticated drinks and food.
Restaurants close to Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Riva: Go to Navy Pier’s top seafood restaurant for a crab meal and spectacular views
Stripes You can sneak into some Italian-American food (and perhaps a game of bowling) prior to the show.
Carsons Ribs A traditional restaurant for barbecue ribs, and all of your favorite sides