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About Rockit Bar & Grill
Enjoy your Favorite Rock Music, Cool Ambience, Giant TVs, and a Trendy Chicago Scene located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood.
Rockit’s cuisine features casual dining with a modern twist on American favorites including festive group appetizers, giant salads, entrees, burgers, sandwiches and homemade sweets. Good Morning America named our Signature Rockit Burger (Kobe Beef) the “Best Burger in the U.S!” We serve premium alcohol brands and house crafted Signature Cocktails plus “Top-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar” for Brunch. Great spot for After-Work Cocktails, Birthday Dinner and Acoustic Guitar Weekend Brunch.
Weekends on the 2nd Floor feature an energetic atmosphere with Bottle Service, Late Night Menu, Top Resident DJs, and over twelve 80” TVs to watch the most anticipated games--we're a known Michigan bar! The Lounge is available for Corporate & Private Events for 50 to 280 Guests.
Chicago, IL 60610
American, Comfort Food, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday-Sunday: 10am-4pm.
HAPPY HOUR: Wednesday-Friday: 5-7pm
2nd FLOOR LOUNGE & BAR | DJ | SPORTS | EVENTS:
Friday: 7 PM - 2 AM
Saturday: 7 PM - 3 AM
**BOOK YOUR PRIVATE EVENTS 7 DAYS A WEEK IN THE LOUNGE (50-280 GUESTS)**
State / Dearborn
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
Known as one of the most iconic pioneers of Chicago's greatest Entertainment District, River North, Rockit has been redesigned, redefined, and is ready for an unprecedented future. Unparalleled entertainment through open-format rock focused with a mix of recognizable classics and new, hip, alternative music that may be undiscovered.
Late Night expect a mix and innovative twist to "party rock".
Weekend DJs | Special Events
Book Your Private Party, Convention Reception, Landmark Occasion at Rockit for 50 to 280 Guests in our Lounge.
Private Venue Buyout is Available. We book your entertainment including DJs, Bands, Photo Booths, Airbrush Tattoos, Sweets Tables, Mixology Stations & More.
Call Giselle at 312-645-6000 or Email Giselle@RockitRanch.com to learn more.
TO-GO PLATTERS | OFFICE CATERING DELIVERY | Email Events@RockitBarandGrill.com
IN VENUE CATERING & EVENTS:
Pre-Fixed Group Dining Menus | 15 - 22 Guests Seated (Main Dining Room)
Small Cocktail Reception | 15 - 30 Guests (Main Dining Room/Patio)
Cocktail Reception | 50 - 280 Guests with Passed Cuisine (The Lounge)
Private Dinner Buffet Reception | 50 - 200 Guests (The Lounge Private)
Interesting Passed Appetizers, Entrée Buffet Stations, Carving Stations, Raw Bar, and More!
Red Line - Grand
Private Party Facilities:
BOOK YOUR EVENT WITH THE REDESIGNED, REDEFINED, RELAUNCHED ROCKIT BAR AND GRILL! GROUPS OF 20 - 500, OFFERING SEMI-PRIVATE & PRIVATE SPACE. CUSTOMIZE MENU OPTIONS, CARVING STATIONS, AMENITIES SUCH AS CUSTOM DECOR, FLORAL, IN-HOUSE AUDIO, LED WALL, DJ BOOTH, SPECIALTY LIGHTING AND MORE!
Private Party Contact:
Group Events: (312) 943-7600 ext. 1103
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
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Rockit Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews
Lots of confusion at front. We were there for the first time and went up the stairs. The guy kept saying it’s a private party and I said we had a reservation. He didn’t help us figure out we in the wrong area for dining. Then, the host took our name passed us off to a lady who should 4 in our party of 6 to a terrible long high top with a post in the way. We said no, we’d rather have a better spot. We waited at least 20 min to find out the remaining two in our party were already seated at a table for six as we had reserved. From where we were standing, we could not see them. Terrible communication at front of house.
First time visiting and maybe the last....the service wasn’t the issue Jonah was attentive. So let me start with our drinks the sangarias were good, next our apps I had calamari and the other was a giant mozzarella stick...the calamari was good but it wasn’t shareable. The portion was very small for the price...the mozzarella stick was overly fried too me but my guest liked it.
Now we both ordered the battered cheese stuff burger one with truffle fries and the other regular when they arrived both burgers were under cooked so we had to send it back. Fries were great.
Management offered us a free dessert and was told it would be the banana creme pie. Our newly cooked burgers arrived definitely cooked not much cheese this time but we will take that since we wanted fully cooked burgers. Lastly our packed dessert arrived and the waiter even checked to say it was the pie....we come home and it’s bread pudding😔 So as nice as Jonah and the manager who didn’t give us his name were we will try something else.
We were visiting from out of town and were so happy to find this place for brunch. The food was great and everyone was so so nice. So we decided to come back to watch the game and our experience was completely different. We sat at the bar and the service was okay - and that's kinda a stretch . My husband ordered a beer and I got mix drink. My drink was not good at all . My husband finished his drink while mine was pretty much still full. No one asked why or how it was so we left. I really liked this place however will only come back for brunch.
I took a friend out for a birthday brunch in the morning. When we arrived there was only one small group seated. The restaurant had just opened. I ordered a mocha and it took awhile to get. Then we ordered waffles and a breakfast burrito which also took long and when It did come it wasn't even hot. The meals were simple that it shouldn't have taken as long as it did to put together especially with an empty restaurant. If it is was packed then I would've understood. I wasn't impressed by the service.
I was very disappointed in the experience this week. We had a reservation for 6, but the table was only set for 5. It took almost 40 minutes to get a place setting and water. The service was incredibly slow-- things were often forgotten and it took a long time, even for basic things such as sugar for coffee. After ordering drinks, it took an additionally long time to be told they were out of champagne. The waiter was very unfriendly. While the food was good and we have had good experiences here in the past, I was very disappointed by what happened Sunday.
We had awful service. Had to seek out a waiter after having no one come to our table for the first 30 minutes. We were celebrating a 21st birthday so it was super disappointing. Food took forever to come and was good, but not worth the wait. I would not go again, and would not recommend for a special occasion
food was very good but the service was poor. we waited 20 minutes to get the coffee we ordered for breakfast and that was only after reminding the waitress. Other tables who came later and were larger were served first. My husband ordered orange juice with breakfast. We didn't receive it with our coffee. We reminded three people that we were still waiting for it. It finally cane when our dishes were being cleared. I told the waitress that we no longer wanted it as we were finished with breakfast. She left it on the table and charged us for it. I reminded her to take it off the bill which she did. She apologized for the service because she was " swamped." The restaurant was half empty. It will probably be a while before I revisit. By the way , get the water guy to fill coffee and clear tables. /we saw him the most
Horrible service. The bartender wasn't at work to make the drinks until an hour into our meal which kept the server busy. We didn't get our food order placed until 40 minutes into the meal. It took an hour for the food to come out. I asked the server to check on the food when he rarely came by and he acted as if that was a very novel idea. He'd never heard of keeping the table abreast of the food situation. Food was good, but not worth the service.
We were looking for a late night restaurant after attending a concert at the Grant Park Music Festival in Millenium Park. Found Rockit on Open Table and the ratings were good and the menu offered some inexpensive entries. We were not looking for a major dinner experience. That said, this is one of the noisiest restaurants I've ever encountered. The music was loud and dominated by a thumping bass; the surrounding tables noisy. One had to shout to be heard. I would not go back, nor can I recommend this unless you want this kind of ambiance. It appeared to be a place that attracted a young crowd. The noise level wasn't just energetic, it was just LOUD! Plus, they seated our group of five at a high-top table on backless stools. If that were my only issue, it could be forgiven, but it was late and we had a long day of travel. Food was good and met our needs, but we had a poor experience, overall.
We loved our dinner at Rockit! Lively spot for a great Saturday night on the town. Had great standby items on the menu and fantastic elevated options as well. Loved my salmon with farro risotto and also tried the sweet potato gnocchi. Great cocktails and great food. Can't wait to go back!
We were there for brunch on Father's Day. There is a Bloody Mary bar, which had many things to choose from. There were many people who after paying for their drinks were just taking their salad plates up there and filling those up with their "lunch". Brunch options were plentiful, we opted for breakfast. The homemade wheat bread and chicken sausage were both delicious! Our service was excellent from our server to the bus boys!
I always go to Rockit for brunch or lunch when I'm in Chicago, it has great vibe with live music, tasty food and a well stocked bloody mary bar, all in a fun open atmosphere. Had a reservation for 4 at 10am on a Saturday. We showed up about 5 minutes late to an empty restaurant (only one table was taken), and after some confusion and an unnecessarily long disclaimer from the host (who kept apologizing and explaining he wasn't the 'normal morning guy'... he seemed rather frazzled), we were seated in a booth. Our waiter was polite but was slow to respond, although it appeared he was still performing quite a few of the 'opening tasks'... combined with the initial disclaimer from the host, I assume that morning's opening didn't go exactly as planned. Luckily the table bussing staff (water, clearing, etc.) was super responsive and always there when needed. We started by hitting the bloody mary bar, which is great (although the bloody mary mix they use isn't... bitter and acrid tasting). The selections were the usual bloody mary accompaniments plus different meats, cheeses and deliciously seasoned shrimp. After getting our bloody marys our waiter was absent for about 20-25 minutes. Usually this would be an issue, but we were in no hurry. During this time we noticed many staff members arriving. Once we ordered, our food took about another 20 minutes to arrive. Our table had a breakfast sandwich, mac and cheese, wings, and a eggs. The food was served promptly, everything was delicious and generously portioned. Live music started at about 11am with an acoustic solo playing familiar songs- he was GREAT! Overall this visit was a little glitchy, but because I've never encountered any problems here before they get a pass. Highly recommended!
It was a restaurant with a cool vibe when you walked in and food was decent but the noise level was insane. By 9p they turned up the music so loud you couldn't even talk with the person next to you and with a party of ten it made it impossible to have any kind of a conversation. I understand that the restaurant is called Rockit, but with the noise level was so loud that you didn't even want to eat you just wanted to get out.
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