Find Restaurant Fundraisers to Give to in the Midwest

The OpenTable team

Fundraising has proven to be a critical need for restaurants during this unprecedented time, with many having to turn to raising money to stay afloat for basic business needs, such as paying bills and helping out their staff. Check out the list below to see which restaurants in the Midwest need help right now and give at the links provided if you can — we're all in this together.

Restaurants:Amber Café, Andies Restaurant - Andersonville, Andy's Jazz Club
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Mediterranean, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Westmont, Andersonville, River North (Chicago)

Amber Café

$$$$·American·
Westmont
792 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrsh4f
96% recommended
Best Value in West Suburbs
15 people mentioned the Short Rib

Andies Restaurant - Andersonville

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Andersonville
187 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/andersonville-andies-servers
91% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
8 people mentioned the Kabobs

Andy's Jazz Club

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River North (Chicago)
1,891 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-support-the-staff-of-andys-jazz-club?utm_source=
95% recommended
Hot Spot in Chicago / Illinois
20 people mentioned the Short Rib

Bacchus - A Bartolotta Restaurant - Milwaukee

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Milwaukee
1,966 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
95% recommended
Best Overall in Wisconsin
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bandit

$$$$·American·
West Loop
96 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
83% recommended
4 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas

Bar Cargo

$$$$·Pizza Bar·
River North (Chicago)
181 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
100% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Chicago
4 people mentioned the Crisps

Bar Siena

$$$$·Italian·
West Loop
1,623 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
87% recommended
53 people mentioned the Short Rib Lasagna

Barrio

$$$$·Mexican·
River North (Chicago)
1,063 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
89% recommended
Mexican in Chicago / Illinois
44 people mentioned the Churro

Bartolotta's Lake Park Bistro

$$$$·French·
Milwaukee
4,947 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Milwaukee
82 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Bella Vino

$$$$·Wine Bar·
St. Charles
67 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-the-bella-vino-staff?utm_medium=email&utm_source
84% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in St. Louis
2 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Bennethum's Northern Inn

$$$$·American·
Gaylord
365 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bennethum039s-staff-appreciation-fund
100% recommended
Best Overall in Northern Michigan / Upper Peninsula
9 people mentioned the Walleye

Black Stag Brewery

$$$$·Brewery·
Lawrence
15 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Great Beer
  • Happy Hour
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/kick-start-black-stag-brewery
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Blind Faith Cafe

$$$$·Vegetarian / Vegan·
Evanston
953 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/blind-faith-cafe-keeping-the-faith-relief-fund?utm_ca
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in North Suburbs
18 people mentioned the Thai Peanut

Broken English Taco Pub - Lake Street

$$$$·Mexican·
Downtown / Loop
341 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
83% recommended
Mexican in Chicago
10 people mentioned the Guacamole

Broken English Taco Pub-Lincoln Park

$$$$·Mexican·
Lincoln Park
209 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
82% recommended
Mexican in Chicago / Illinois
7 people mentioned the Burritos

Broken English Taco Pub-Old Town

$$$$·Mexican·
Old Town
203 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
86% recommended
8 people mentioned the Guacamole

Brook's Kitchen & Tap

$$$$·American·
Oak Brook
175 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: http://bit.ly/COVID19-BrooksOBT
86% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in West Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Carnivale

$$$$·Latin American·
West Loop
7,292 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/carnivale-staff-relief-fund
88% recommended
206 people mentioned the Ropa Vieja

Citrine Cafe

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Oak Park
661 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrsh4f
89% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
17 people mentioned the Short Rib

Cobalt Smoke & Sea

$$$$·Contemporary American·
St. Louis
101 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/cobalt-smoke-amp-sea?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=c
88% recommended
Contemporary American in St. Louis
4 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board

Delicia Mexican Grill

$$$$·Mexican·
Plainfield
14 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: gf.me/u/xszamk
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Carne Asada

DOC Wine Bar - Lombard

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lombard
721 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Donation link: http://bit.ly/4startipjar
98% recommended
Notable Wine List in Chicago / Illinois
14 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board

Garrido's Bistro

$$$$·Latin American·
Grosse Pointe
18 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/garridos-staff
93% recommended
1 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin

Grand Street - Plaza

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Plaza / Brookside
2,071 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/grand-street-cafe-employee-aid
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Kansas City / Kansas
26 people mentioned the Salmon Salad

Harbor House

$$$$·Seafood·
Milwaukee
6,054 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
93% recommended
Scenic View in Wisconsin
75 people mentioned the Bisque

Ignite Wood Fire Grill

$$$$·American·
Lenexa
976 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
Donation link: https://rileydrive.com/physical-gift-card/
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Kansas City, KS
14 people mentioned the Rotisserie Chicken

Joey Gerard's - A Bartolotta Supper Club - Greendale

$$$$·American·
Greendale
2,665 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
95% recommended
American in Milwaukee
117 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Juno

$$$$·Japanese·
Lincoln Park
835 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/juno-mako-employee-relief-fund
81% recommended
Japanese in Chicago
29 people mentioned the Omakase

LaLo Chino-Latino

$$$$·Latin American·
Cincinnati
230 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/lalo-staff-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_l
82% recommended
Best Value in Cincinnati / Dayton
10 people mentioned the Pad Thai

Lavergne's Tavern

$$$$·American·
Berwyn
110 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: http://bit.ly/COVID19-LTBerwyn
90% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Chicago / Illinois
13 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Mable's Table

$$$$·American·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
171 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrh2aq
89% recommended
5 people mentioned the Mac&cheese

MAD Social

$$$$·American·
West Loop
763 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
93% recommended
30 people mentioned the Churro

Marisol at the MCA

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
775 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/emergency-relief-for-staff-at-marisol-at-the-mca
91% recommended
13 people mentioned the Veggie Burger

moto-i

$$$$·Asian·
Uptown
915 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.toasttab.com/moto-i
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Minneapolis - St. Paul
104 people mentioned the Ramen

Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse - Brookfield

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brookfield
4,123 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
90% recommended
Special Occasion in Wisconsin
56 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Mr. B's - A Bartolotta Steakhouse - Mequon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mequon
682 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
87% recommended
8 people mentioned the Twice Baked Potato

O'brien's Public House

$$$$·American·
Shakopee
5 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Great Beer
Donation link: https://covid19supportteam.itemorder.com/product/13872211?fbclid=IwAR0I9dzsXO4B_
100% recommended

Oda Mediterranean Cuisine

$$$$·Turkish·
Andersonville
37 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Authentic
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/manage/oda-mediterranean-staff-relief-fund
88% recommended
2 people mentioned the Lentil Soup

Prime & Provisions Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
2,542 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
88% recommended
82 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Proxi

$$$$·Global, International·
West Loop
1,248 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-our-sepia-and-proxi-family?fbclid=IwAR0Hg80-P
92% recommended
26 people mentioned the Short Rib

Public House

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
502 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
83% recommended
Late Night Find in Chicago
35 people mentioned the Cake Shake

Red Lion Pub

$$$$·British·
Milwaukee
10 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Sunday Lunch
Donation link: gf.me/u/xswf9h
89% recommended

Remington's

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
1,677 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/4-star-restaurant-group-virtual-tip-jar
92% recommended
63 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Ristorante Bartolotta - Wauwatosa

$$$$·Italian·
Wauwatosa
2,430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Wisconsin
102 people mentioned the Duck Ragu

Riva Crabhouse on Navy Pier

$$$$·Seafood·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
4,865 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
89% recommended
Scenic View in Chicago / Illinois
60 people mentioned the Calamari

Sepia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Loop
3,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-our-sepia-and-proxi-family
88% recommended
26 people mentioned the Arctic Char

Siena Tavern

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
3,429 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dineamic-employee-fund
92% recommended
140 people mentioned the Gnocchi

SixtyFour - Reserve Room

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Naperville
74 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Quiet Conversation
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrm8zq
Notable Wine List in West Suburbs
3 people mentioned the Blackened Shrimp

SixtyFour - Wine Bar & Kitchen

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Naperville
428 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Waterfront
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrm8zq
93% recommended
Notable Wine List in West Suburbs
5 people mentioned the Charcuterie Board

Stefani Prime

$$$$·Steak·
Lincolnwood
810 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
92% recommended
Steak in North Suburbs
16 people mentioned the Fettuccine

TAO Asian Bistro - Chicago

$$$$·Asian·
River North (Chicago)
1,154 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Donation link: https://taogroup.com/taocares/?utm_source=Signature&utm_campaign=ReliefFund
92% recommended
Asian in Chicago / Illinois
18 people mentioned the Fortune Cookie

Tavern on Rush

$$$$·Steak·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,034 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
91% recommended
35 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Informalist

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Eau Claire
309 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-informalist-ecdc-amp-dive-staff-support-fund?utm_
8 people mentioned the Poutine

The Rumpus Room - A Bartolotta Gastropub

$$$$·American·
Milwaukee
2,000 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-bartolotta-restaurant-team-support-fund
92% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Wisconsin
52 people mentioned the Pork Shoulder

The Windsor

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
266 reviews
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: http://bit.ly/4startipjar
12 people mentioned the Mac Cheese

The Wine Tap

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Fairview Heights
1 review
  • Cozy
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/immediate-support-the-wine-tap-staff
100% recommended

Topaz

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Burr Ridge
1,601 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Donation link: gf.me/u/xrsh4f
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in West Suburbs
33 people mentioned the Short Rib

Tuscany - Wheeling

$$$$·Italian·
Wheeling
1,826 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
97% recommended
36 people mentioned the Roasted Garlic

Tuscany on Taylor

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy / University Village
1,747 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/stefani-restaurant-group-employee-relief-fund
98% recommended
Italian in Chicago
56 people mentioned the Roasted Garlic

Umami Burger - West Loop

$$$$·Burgers·
West Loop
214 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Vegan
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/relief-fund-sbe-restaurant-amp-nightlife-employees?fb
81% recommended
Healthy in Chicago / Illinois
15 people mentioned the Umami Burger

Warren's Ale House

$$$$·American·
Wheaton
155 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: http://bit.ly/COVID19-WarrensAleHouse
86% recommended
Kid Friendly in West Suburbs
11 people mentioned the Italian Beef

Wherewithall

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Avondale / Irving Park
137 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/parachuteampwherewithall-employee-relief-fund
89% recommended
3 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Ya Yas Euro Bistro - Overland Park

$$$$·Italian·
Overland Park
1,352 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-support-yaya039s-euro-bistro-staff-and-families?
95% recommended
Italian in Kansas City / Kansas
16 people mentioned the Salmon Salad

Wildfire - Chicago

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
7,922 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
89% recommended
217 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Shaw's Crab House - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
11,369 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
321 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Mon Ami Gabi

$$$$·French·
Lincoln Park
5,081 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
97% recommended
French in Chicago / Illinois
75 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

il Porcellino

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
2,210 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
74 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
13,550 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
97% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
1,329 people mentioned the Stone Crab

Shaw's Crab House Oyster Bar - Chicago

$$$$·Seafood·
River North (Chicago)
86 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
100% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
9 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Lincoln Park
6,435 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
Tapas / Small Plates in Chicago / Illinois
1,135 people mentioned the Sangria

Mon Ami Gabi - Oak Brook

$$$$·French·
Oak Brook
6,066 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
155 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Everest

$$$$·French·
Downtown / Loop
2,198 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
French in Chicago
22 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Shaw's Crab House - Schaumburg

$$$$·Seafood·
Schaumburg
5,309 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Northwest Suburbs
97 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Petterino's

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
9,541 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
90 people mentioned the Peppermint Ice Cream

Osteria Via Stato

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
2,615 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
90% recommended
69 people mentioned the Roasted Garlic

Wildfire - Lincolnshire

$$$$·American·
Lincolnshire
8,303 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
American in North Suburbs
195 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Wildfire - Oak Brook

$$$$·American·
Oak Brook
12,918 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
American in West Suburbs
294 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Shaw's Oyster Bar - Schaumburg

$$$$·Seafood·
Schaumburg
60 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Northwest Suburbs
8 people mentioned the Oyster Bar

Wildfire - Schaumburg

$$$$·American·
Schaumburg
10,675 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
American in Northwest Suburbs
313 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Wildfire - Glenview

$$$$·American·
Glenview
8,240 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
American in North Suburbs
201 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Di Pescara

$$$$·Seafood·
Northbrook
4,482 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
91 people mentioned the Chop Salad

Mity Nice Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,837 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Pre/post Theatre
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
90% recommended
66 people mentioned the Popovers

L. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge

$$$$·American·
Lincolnwood
5,870 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
97% recommended
American in North Suburbs
189 people mentioned the Chop Salad

The Gage

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
8,755 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gage-hospitality-group-emloyee-relief-fund
94% recommended
306 people mentioned the Fish Chip

HUB 51

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
4,943 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
92% recommended
58 people mentioned the Short Rib

Big Bowl - Schaumburg

$$$$·Chinese·
Schaumburg
2,114 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
91% recommended
Healthy in Northwest Suburbs
115 people mentioned the Stir Fry

Big Bowl - Chicago

$$$$·Chinese·
River North (Chicago)
922 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
44 people mentioned the Stir Fry

Big Bowl-Lincolnshire

$$$$·Chinese·
Lincolnshire
2,125 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
118 people mentioned the Stir Fry

Arami

$$$$·Japanese·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
787 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/fujimura-hospitality-needs-you?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet
55 people mentioned the Ramen

Girl & the Goat

$$$$·Contemporary American·
West Loop
10,899 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/boka-restaurant-group-employee-fund?utm_source=employee-relief-landing-page&utm_medium=employee-relief-landing-page&utm_campaign=employee-Read more
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Chicago / Illinois
538 people mentioned the Green Bean

Acanto

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Loop
2,140 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gage-hospitality-group-emloyee-relief-fund
92% recommended
52 people mentioned the Rigatoni

The Florentine

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / Loop
952 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/nbhv4-e2-hospitality-employee-relief-fund?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1&fbclid=IwAR2Av-b5DcycHfaRead more
96% recommended
Great for Lunch in Chicago
11 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Gene and Georgetti

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River North (Chicago)
3,949 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gene-and-georgetti-employee-relief-fund?utm_source=widget&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
87% recommended
75 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Hubbard Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
River North (Chicago)
16 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/yyrrwp-employee-relief-fund
Vibrant Bar Scene in Chicago
35 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

South Branch

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Loop
922 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
  • Waterfront
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bottleneck-management-employee-relief-fund?fbclid=IwAR2tzCxpJiqRSgM-cyDgoieGv2rilLMI5WTpIbqvGXHpsM-NEM6QH6JzHh4
93% recommended
14 people mentioned the Bang Bang Shrimp

Cafe La Cave

$$$$·Continental·
Des Plaines
899 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/cafe-la-cave039s-fabulous-staff?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Chicago / Illinois
108 people mentioned the Steak Diane

Saranello's

$$$$·Italian·
Wheeling
3,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
90% recommended
58 people mentioned the Minestrone Soup

The Bristol

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
1,670 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-the-bristol-staff-give-what-you-can?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
91% recommended
100 people mentioned the Basque Cake

Tokio Asian Fusion

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Schaumburg
1,166 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
81% recommended
67 people mentioned the Ramen

RPM Italian

$$$$·Italian·
River North (Chicago)
11,492 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
320 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

Untitled Supper Club

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
1,498 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/untitled-supper-club-employee-relief-fund?fbclid=IwAR0YBv6RViW0dxohfruR_aMXR-yzEEQaMi4v65JPRh9IHoG1BpHUcr0JfVE
88% recommended
22 people mentioned the Short Rib

Osteria Rusticana

$$$$·Italian·
Bucktown / Wicker Park
183 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-osteria-rusticana?utm_medium=email&utm_source=product&utm_campaign=p_email%2B2300-co-team-welcome&fbclid=IwAR2FhQ9kAwQWaI-4VvxhoX2Read more
96% recommended
Italian in Chicago / Illinois
6 people mentioned the Truffle Pasta

Bub City

$$$$·Barbecue·
River North (Chicago)
1,443 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Comfort Food
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
104 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Beatrix - River North

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
3,696 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Healthy
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
94% recommended
116 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

Three Dots and a Dash

$$$$·Polynesian·
River North (Chicago)
1,257 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
Best Ambiance in Chicago
17 people mentioned the Pu Pu Platter

The Dawson

$$$$·American·
River West
1,567 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gage-hospitality-group-emloyee-relief-fund
96% recommended
19 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Artango Bar & Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lincoln Square
860 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-artango-bar-amp-steakhouse-staff?utm_source=widget&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
95% recommended
31 people mentioned the Paella

Tanta

$$$$·Peruvian·
River North (Chicago)
2,934 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/tanta-chicago-employee-relief
95% recommended
156 people mentioned the Pisco Sour

Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar - Chicago

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Lincoln Park
1,008 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
91% recommended
Pizzeria in Chicago
25 people mentioned the Gluten Free Pizza

Summer House Santa Monica

$$$$·American·
Lincoln Park
4,014 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
89% recommended
111 people mentioned the Monica

Nico Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
2,308 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/thompson-chicago-amp-nico-osteria-family-fund
85% recommended
55 people mentioned the Lobster Spaghetti

FIG & OLIVE Chicago

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,546 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Donation link: https://www.saverestaurants.co/
85% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
88 people mentioned the Crostini

RPM Steak

$$$$·Steak·
River North (Chicago)
5,120 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
215 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Osteria Langhe

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Square
1,130 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/osteria-langhe-employee-relief-fund?utm_campaign=p_cp%20share-sheet&utm_medium=copy_link-tip&utm_source=customer
94% recommended
Italian in Chicago
29 people mentioned the Panna Cotta

Momotaro

$$$$·Japanese·
West Loop
2,254 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.bokagrp.com/fund?fbclid=IwAR0-68aantdDcscnFzpBjYDOr4u6IzTA3o51CuivCizTHqsBlGcinIa_beo
88% recommended
33 people mentioned the Wagyu Beef

Kaiser Tiger

$$$$·American·
West Loop
289 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/kaiser-tiger-relief-fund
95% recommended
13 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Square Celt

$$$$·American·
Orland Park
166 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/square-celt-staff-covid19-relief-fund?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet+exp4c
5 people mentioned the Corn Beef

The Izakaya at Momotaro

$$$$·Japanese·
West Loop
320 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.bokagrp.com/fund?fbclid=IwAR0YJdfsBsnWYl0mm_QJg7hpZH1oe1teyFRAxS6giCgkE7P3dXsKurxlObY
84% recommended
14 people mentioned the Ramen

Barcocina

$$$$·Mexican·
Lakeview / East Lakeview
658 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Donation link: https://www.spotfund.com/story/f77384b5-ccc2-4952-b27c-a43d4b85324e
90% recommended
18 people mentioned the Guacamole

Gene and Georgetti - Rosemont

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rosemont
1,229 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gene-and-georgetti-employee-relief-fund/donate?utm_source=widget&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet
84% recommended
26 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bernie's Chicago

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
560 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bernies-chicago-staff-relief-fund?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet
89% recommended
12 people mentioned the French Toast

Swift & Sons

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Loop
2,488 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.bokagrp.com/fund?fbclid=IwAR2gF82hnkJRgubHfKGx9G1MG1wmHYKTSnlY98n49_cIEXur4iuzwXOdOKg
90% recommended
29 people mentioned the Old Fashioned

25 Degrees

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
303 reviews
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
  • Happy Hour
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/25-degrees-chicago-employee-relief?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
98% recommended
15 people mentioned the Milkshake

Maple & Ash

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
3,388 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/maple-amp-ash-and-etta-employee-relief-fund?teamInvite=ELswGI9NVErrC6BlcJmxQi93QK27TqvEi960UC1nlmD6mfecIVl9kMwnLTftNjWU
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Chicago / Illinois
39 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Beatrix - Streeterville

$$$$·American·
Gold Coast / Streeterville
1,731 reviews
  • Casual
  • Healthy
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
92% recommended
34 people mentioned the Caramel Pie

Cold Storage Seafood

$$$$·Seafood·
West Loop
413 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
Donation link: https://www.bokagrp.com/fund
82% recommended
11 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood

Quality Crab & Oyster Bah

$$$$·Seafood·
Lincoln Park
1,292 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
89% recommended
Seafood in Chicago / Illinois
47 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Antico Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Brook
2,805 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
96% recommended
Italian in West Suburbs
142 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Cucina Paradiso

$$$$·Italian·
Oak Park
310 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/k65ah-virtual-tip-jar?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
97% recommended
Best Overall in Near West
6 people mentioned the Bacon Wrapped Dates

Nicksons Eatery

$$$$·Contemporary American·
La Grange
92 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://checkout.square.site/buy/KPO2UEODJZSTVUCFUESYGAO2
92% recommended
Kid Friendly in West Suburbs
6 people mentioned the Green Tomato

Walker's Char House

$$$$·American·
Naperville
249 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/walker039s-charhouse-support?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&fbclid=IwAR3oIWO5V2ZLaMiV7-6BY00cievPpXzERead more
85% recommended
5 people mentioned the Baked Potato

Duck Duck Goat

$$$$·Chinese·
West Loop
3,353 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/boka-restaurant-group-employee-fund?utm_source=employee-relief-landing-page&utm_medium=employee-relief-landing-page&utm_campaign=employee-Read more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Chicago / Illinois
207 people mentioned the Dumplings

Happy Camper Old Town

$$$$·Pizzeria·
River North (Chicago)
13 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
90% recommended
Pizzeria in Chicago / Illinois

Bub City - Rosemont

$$$$·American·
Rosemont
1,244 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Casual
  • Fun
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Northwest Suburbs
62 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Beacon Tavern

$$$$·American·
River North (Chicago)
1,289 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/gage-hospitality-group-emloyee-relief-fund
91% recommended
37 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Mesa Urbana Mexican bistro

$$$$·Mexican·
Northbrook
939 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-mesa-urbana-staff?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet
91% recommended
Mexican in Chicago / Illinois
33 people mentioned the Carne Asada

The Dearborn

$$$$·American·
Downtown / Loop
2,971 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/the-dearborn-virtual-tip-jar?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
94% recommended
96 people mentioned the Fish Chip

TallBoy Taco

$$$$·Mexican·
River North (Chicago)
85 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Anniversaries
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
5 people mentioned the Salsa Bar
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Sociale - Chicago

$$$$·American·
South Loop
223 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Donation link: https://www.fii.org/sites/chicago/
93% recommended
American in Chicago / Illinois
8 people mentioned the Sangria

Parlay at Joy District

$$$$·Sports Bar·
River North (Chicago)
42 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Fun
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/yyrrwp-employee-relief-fund
3 people mentioned the Roof Top

Pizzeria Via Stato

$$$$·Pizzeria·
River North (Chicago)
189 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
91% recommended
Pizzeria in Chicago / Illinois
14 people mentioned the Thin Crust Pizza

Steadfast

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Loop
685 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-employees-of-steadfast
87% recommended
7 people mentioned the Bread Plate

Ema

$$$$·Mediterranean·
River North (Chicago)
2,574 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Good Vegetarian Options
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/LEYEemployeerelief?member=&utm_source=twilio&utm_medi
93% recommended
Mediterranean in Chicago / Illinois
64 people mentioned the Pita

Arbella Chicago

$$$$·Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service·
River North (Chicago)
311 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Happy Hour
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/arbella-tip-jar?fbclid=IwAR2mKw-f8CJB0y7jir9R4I53gmfqB1i4O1s83XPJahiS-kizIUfjn_ttghg
94% recommended
4 people mentioned the Egg Roll

Old Town Pour House - Naperville

$$$$·American·
Naperville
547 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great Beer
  • Bar Seating
Donation link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/bottleneck-management-employee-relief-fund?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sh