Restaurants & Nightlife in Chicago

Restaurants and Nightlife

Chicago restaurants and nightlife offer cuisine and cocktails for every taste. Get ideas for where to eat and drink and check out the latest news and reviews. You can find different cuisines and types of bars. You can also browse our map of Chicago restaurants and nightlife and search by location to find one closest to you.


If the winter weather has seeped into your bones, there's nothing like thawing out in front of a crackling fire.

Harvest Moon

This New Year's Eve, Wicker Park hot-spot  Harvest Moon  offers one of the best celebrations in town.

Chicago’s up-and-coming West Lake District has begun to bridge the gap between the West Loop/Fulton Market districts and the areas surrounding the United Center.

Christmas Tree Ornaments

Yes, it's the season for giving, but it doesn't hurt to get a little, does it? Check out the following last minute holiday gift ideas that give you something in return for your generosity.

Five of Chicago’s most iconic cocktail bars are coming together December 12 – 16 to celebrate the legacy of bartending’s first superstar, 19th century bon vivant Jerry Thomas.

At Bar Siena in Chicago's West Loop, Top Chef Fabio Viviani's philosophy is to “cook as simple as possible ‘with your own twist.’” You will understand his philosophy completely after one experience at Bar Siena. Come in hungry or with a group and share.

Any Chicagoan knows that pizza is not just pizza.

Chef's Table at Jerry's Lincoln Square

At this Chef's Table we'll indulge in the mightiest of mashups - the sandwich!

Imagine a restaurant that's dedicated to chocolate. The menu is filled with chocolate cocktails, chocolate appetizers, chocolate butter, chocolate entrees, and, of course, chocolate desserts.

Inside a historic 1923 commercial skyscraper is one of Chicago’s newest hotels: The LondonHouse. Hidden on the twenty-first floor above the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive is a sexy and cozy bar that is an astonishing getaway from the Chicago winter weather. With a menu that changes according to the seasons and a cocktail menu that doesn’t disappoint, LH on 21 is a must do!