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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 the little gem restaurant restaurant
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Park
So Close to Like Street Theatre
1/2 Price Appetizers and Drink Specials till 6:30pm
At The Bar
photo of lucille at drury lane restaurant
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Oak Brook
Join us 2 hours before any show. Pre order your intermission cocktail & enjoy leftover pickup.
photo of one fifty one kitchen & bar restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Elmhurst
We are located directly across the street from the York Theatre. Join us before or after a show!
photo of el tapeo restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Oak Brook
El Tapeo is less than a mile from Drury Lane Theatre.
photo of joe's seafood, prime steak & stone crab restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood River North (Chicago)
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Just five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch or dinner.
photo of summer house santa monica restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Catching a show at Steppenwolf? Ask to see our special three-course prix-fixe menu, available daily.
photo of siena tavern restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 1 timeslot left!
Located conveniently on Kinzie & Dearborn, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
photo of café ba-ba-reeba restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request. Please note: for parties of 4+, please contact the restaurant directly.

Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
photo of blvd restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 1 timeslot left!
Located in the heart of the West Loop, BLVD is the perfect place for a pre or post-theater dinner.
photo of boka restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Just Across The Street From The Steppenwolf Theater On N Halsted!!!

photo of bar siena restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Join us for every Sunday for special curated Theatre Tasting Menu, available for $50pp.
photo of devon seafood + steak - oakbrook terrace restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Oak Brook
At Devon we offer a Fashionable Early menu from 3pm to 5 pm starting at $19.50 for 2 courses!
photo of prime & provisions steakhouse restaurant
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Within walking distance to various theaters, join us for pre / post dinner, drinks and River views.
photo of eden restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Just a few blocks from the United Center. Join us for dinner & drinks on game or show nights!
photo of old town pour house - oak brook restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Oak Brook
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Conveniently located near Drury Lane Theater!
photo of nonnina restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
$30 three course Pre-Theater menu Mon-Fri 4-6, Sat. 5-6, Sun. 3-6
photo of the bristol restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Bucktown / Wicker Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us pre-show Monday-Friday for 1/2 Off small plates, wine & beer on draft.
photo of the walnut room - chicago restaurant
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
BY THE GLASS.
ROS'E TUES $5.00
WINE WED HALF PRICE BOTTLES
HOUSE WINE THURS $5.00
FEATURE FRI $5.00
photo of stk – chicago restaurant
79% 79% 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 formento's restaurant
97% 97% 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 stella barra pizzeria - chicago restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pizzeria Lincoln Park
Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
photo of petterino's restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Monday Night Live: $5 cocktails & appetizers . Tues-Thurs free live entertainment w/ $7 after 7 menu

photo of gemini restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
We offer a prix fixe menu from 5-6:30pm nightly; free valet parking with valid theater ticket
photo of la sirena clandestina restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

A straight shot downtown, La Sirena is a perfect spot to grab a quick and delicious bite.
photo of 312 chicago restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Let 312 Chicago be your opening act! $10 off every $50 spent when you present your show tickets.
photo of tortoise supper club restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Free Valet Parking for Theatre goers! Leave your car at Tortoise Club for no charge as well!
photo of trattoria no. 10 restaurant
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
In The Heart Of The Theater District, For Theater Goers Dessert Is On Us.

photo of river roast restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Our Whole Roasted Chicken and House Bottle of Red or White Wine $50 p/couple.
photo of remington's restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
We are your pre and post Symphony or Theater destination, steps away from all the major venues!
photo of untitled supper club restaurant
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Every Tuesday, $35 three-course Prix Fixe.
photo of primebar chicago restaurant
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Just 2 blocks from the Cadillac Theater and the Lyric, stop by pre/post show. Kids welcome!
photo of mexique restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican West Town
Come join us for our pre-theater three-course prix-fixe menu ($35/person).

photo of coco pazzo restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
photo of catch 35 - chicago restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Complimentary valet parking. Three Course Prix-Fixe menu $35. Walking distance to all major theater.
photo of carlucci - rosemont restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Rosemont
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Pre-fixed Theatre Dinner menu. Complimentary Valet. Minutes from Akoo Theatre and AllState Arena.
photo of bistronomic restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
The Pre-Theater Menu is offered nightly, and includes 3 courses/$39 from 5-10:30pm.
Daily Specials.
photo of fulton market kitchen restaurant
77% 77% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Receive 10% Off Your Check With Same Day Pre or Post Theatre Ticket Stub!
photo of atwood restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Atwood is located in the heart of the theater district. We open at 4:45pm for dinner every day.
photo of rosebud prime restaurant
87% 87% 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 bellyq restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary Asian West Loop
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Heading to the United Center? bellyQ is the perfect place to grab dinner and drinks before the game.
photo of travelle kitchen + bar restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
Travelle's "Marquee Express" Pre-Theater menu available on Travelle's website.
photo of public house restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Located conveniently on Kinzie & State, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
photo of the kennison restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Perennial Virant is located just a few blocks from Second City, Red Orchid Theater and Piper's Alley
photo of prosecco restaurant
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
Join us before 6pm Monday-Saturday & enjoy 10% off your tab! Valet park here, we'll call a cab & enjoy the show!

photo of harry caray's italian steakhouse - chicago restaurant
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak River North (Chicago)
A short walk across the river from the Loop theaters - we are the perfect pre show dinner!
photo of sugar factory - chicago river north restaurant
64% 64% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Only five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch!
photo of osteria via stato restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
We have a cab stand service at our front door to get you to the theatre in minutes.

photo of mia francesca restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Show us your ticket for today's performance and order any appetizer on us.
photo of libertad restaurant
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Latin American Skokie
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
Enjoy a pre or post theater bite when you attend a show at The Skokie Theater.

photo of davanti enoteca - taylor street restaurant
80% 80% 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 the florentine restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Pre and Post Theater Menu Available. $20 parking up to 5 hours with Validation.
photo of marchesa restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Continental River North (Chicago)
Hurry, we only have 1 timeslot left!
Join us pre-theater, opera and symphony -- show us your tickets and enjoy 10% off your dinner!
photo of chez moi restaurant
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
Steppenwolf Theater walking distance. Show your ticket stub and receive 10% off your bill.
photo of broken english taco pub-lincoln park restaurant
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Lincoln Park
$2 tacos all day Tuesday and happy hour specials Monday-Friday from 4pm to 7pm.
photo of mercat a la planxa restaurant
83% 83% 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 kinzie chophouse restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
Located in the River North Neighboorhood minutes away from the Theater District!

photo of steadfast restaurant
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Experience elegant dining before or after Hamilton. Just one block West of Private Bank Theatre.
photo of the spanish square restaurant
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Lakeview / East Lakeview
less than a 1/2 mile from 7+ theatres, we cater to speedy pre-show bites & relaxed dinners post-show
photo of the grillroom restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Going to see Hamilton? Stop in for our Hamilton inspired menu!
photo of francesca's on chestnut restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Join us before/after your show.We're within walking distance of Lookinglass/Broadway Playhouse.
photo of randolph tavern restaurant
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Come to Randolph Tavern before and after the show! Free dessert with Broadway theater ticket!
photo of hubbard inn restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European River North (Chicago)
Just blocks away from the theater district we promise to get you in and out in time for your show!
photo of drew's on halsted restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lakeview / East Lakeview
3 Course Menu $24.99 available through Blueman group and Annoyance Theater
$5 parking
photo of roy's - chicago restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood River North (Chicago)
Enjoy drinks, appetizers, happy hour specials, steak, seafood & sushi before or after the theater!
photo of the ogden chicago restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
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Headed to The United Center for a concert or sporting event? Reserve now and make the show on time!
photo of coco pazzo café restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
photo of ceres' table restaurant
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
We are walking distance to the Timeline Theater, Briar Street Theater, and The Laugh Factory.
photo of the blanchard restaurant
75% 75% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Lincoln Park
Close to Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre, and IO. Can accommodate dining as early as 5pm.
photo of pearl brasserie restaurant
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Encore! Receive a complimentary glass of champagne when you show us your theater or opera ticket.
photo of pelago restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
à la carte or
2 course lunch $32
3 course lunch $46
photo of mccormick & schmick's seafood - chicago (wacker dr.) restaurant
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Downtown / Loop
Daily dinner specials, feat. the freshest seafood, steak & pasta.

photo of stock & ledger restaurant
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
We have become experts in the art of serving the theatre patrons with the perfectly timed dinner.
photo of tesori restaurant
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
located in the heart of the Theatre District & next to the Chicago Symphony Center.
photo of one north kitchen & bar restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Dine with us pre or post opera. Conveniently located directly across from the Lyric Opera.
photo of roka akor - old orchard restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Skokie
Join us at Roka Akor Old Orchard before or after a show and receive a complimentary amuse bouche.
photo of madison tavern restaurant
74% 74% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Visit Madison Tavern before the Lyric Opera! Perfect for cocktails, dinner, dessert! Great Specials!
photo of rivers restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Opera Season is here! Enjoy a pre-opera dinner with us. We are next to the Opera House in CME bldg.
photo of townhouse chicago restaurant
68% 68% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Perfect for pre or post theatre dining. Located directly across the street from Private Bank Theater
photo of mity nice bar & grill restaurant
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Complimentary dessert when you show a ticket to a Broadway in Chicago show or Lookingglass Theater!
photo of nia restaurant
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean West Loop
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Near Civic Opera House, Theater District, United Center & Expressway. Leave Car With Valet & Cab.
photo of francesca's on taylor restaurant
88% 88% 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 copper fox gastropub restaurant
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
Located Blocks From The Theater District, Enjoy Dinner With Us Before Or After Catching A Show!

photo of riva crabhouse on navy pier restaurant
90% 90% 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 celeste restaurant
57% 57% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Enjoying a show tonight? Celeste opens at 5pm for dinner and is the perfect spot to dine before!
photo of legno restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Portage Park
Theater goers, join us before or after you visit one of the historic Portage theaters.
photo of adelle's restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Wheaton
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Close to COD McAninch, Edman Chapel & Wheaton Drama with easy parking to get you to the show on time

photo of cite restaurant
74% 74% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
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
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Naperville
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No tables are available within 2.5 hours of your 7:00 PM request.

Within Walking Distance To Wentz Concert Hall, We Are The Perfect Location For Pre/Post Show Dining!

photo of catch 35 - naperville restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Naperville
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Concerts, theater night, attending an event! Catch 35 offers a $35 three course pre-fixe menu
photo of il sogno restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Wheaton
Show your ticket for your show that your going to or just came from and receive 15% off food bill.
photo of sweetwater tavern and grille restaurant
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
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There are no reservations available within 2.5 hours of your request. Walk-ins are encouraged.

We Are Located Just 2 Blocks From The Chicago Theatre And A Very Short Walk From The Others!

photo of guildhall restaurant
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
American Glencoe
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Before or after taking in a show with our partner’s the Writers Theater, come stop by Guildhall!
photo of sofi restaurant restaurant
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian South Loop
Three blocks from Hamilton
reserve between 5 -6 pm .... complimentary glass of prosecco!
photo of park grill chicago restaurant
89% 89% 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 francesca's on 95th restaurant
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oak Lawn
Before or after the show come enjoy dinner with us!

Please note: Menu details and prices are subject to change without notice.