It’s time to prepare your loose-fitting pants for another incredible Chicago Restaurant Week. The festivities take place January 27–February 9, and for the first time, brunch is on the menu! Why stop at dinner when this year’s brunch offerings are just as drool-worthy. Round out your Chicago Restaurant Week experience with brunch deals and restaurants you'll want to add to your list.
Bohemian House (NOW CLOSED)
This Michelin-starred restaurant in the River North neighborhood serves central European flair in a stylish and funky atmosphere. If you’re looking for a truly unique experience, add this spot to your Chicago Restaurant Week reservations. The three-course pre fixe brunch menu includes Farmer’s Cheese Donuts, Pork Schnitzel, and Apricot Kolacky. Bring a few friends so you can try all of the seasonal dishes.
11 W. Illinois Street | 312-955-0439
A favorite spot for upscale Italian fare, located in the chic Godfrey Hotel. They’re offering quite a deal at just $22 for two courses, plus coffee and biscotti. Order a waffle, Hearts of Romaine or Beef Carpaccio. You might have a tough time choosing between Brunch Pizza or Steak and Eggs.
127 W. Huron Street | 312-754-0700
Another great Italian-American cafe, hidden inside Barneys department store on Oak Street. If you haven’t been to this lesser-known spot yet, Chicago Restaurant Week is the perfect excuse. The exclusive CRW two-course menu has a variety of options including New York Style Pastrami Hash and Tiramisu.
15 E. Oak Street | 312-596-1111
This upscale spot serves British food with an American twist. $22 per person includes a three-course menu, while you take in beautiful riverfront views. Start with a biscuit and homemade jam, then a savory quiche or traditional Croque Madame sandwich. Finish with one of their famous Bombolinis (Italian-style donut).
315 N. Lasalle Street | 312-822-0100
This Spanish tapas restaurant in the Lincoln Park neighborhood is one of the highest-rated restaurants in Chicago. The lively spot has an authentic and innovative menu. For a Chicago Restaurant Week brunch, the main course, side and dessert is just $22. Bacon mac 'n' cheese, sausage fried rice and shrimp and grits are just a few of the mouthwatering options. Indulge in a butterscotch custard for dessert.
2024 N. Halsted Street | 773-935-5000
Bridgeport’s neighborhood Gastro-tavern is known for creative duck dishes and retro decor. Brunch at the Duck Inn is—you guessed it—$22/person. Start with a yogurt parfait followed by your choice of an omelette, Maple Glazed French Toast or Duck Lyonnaise Salad. Persimmon toffee cake won’t disappoint for dessert.
2701 S. Eleanor Street | 312-724-8811
Are you getting excited for brunch the week of January 27–February 9? Be sure to call ahead for a reservation as these spots are sure to fill up fast. Find even more brunch deals on the official Chicago Restaurant Week website.