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South Branch Tavern & Grille

South Branch Tavern & Grille


Temporarily closed


100 S. Wacker Dr., Chicago IL 60606

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This large, beautiful riverside tavern and grille in the heart of Chicago’s Loop is ideal for leisure visitors, travel and meeting professionals alike. Kitty-corner from Union Station and The Willis Tower, this urban oasis is centrally located among Chicago’s hottest attractions. The open-air bar that sits along the Chicago River is a perfect place to enjoy a cocktail in warmer months, and is a truly unique addition to Chicago’s Loop.

South Branch is closed to the public on the weekends, making it ideal for large-scale, private events. Envision lavish outdoor parties in the warm summer sun or holiday parties where the sprawling views of snow falling on the Chicago River accentuate the occasion. Big enough to host the largest affairs, but versatile enough to accommodate many smaller gatherings at once, South Branch can handle groups from 10-200 during the week, and 100-350 on weekends for private events. Be sure to impress your group by having this sought after venue in your portfolio.

Health and Safety

Health & Safety Policy URL View Policy

Masks Required-Staff

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Wheelchair Accessible

Motorcoach Parking Off-site

Group Policy

Minimum Group Number 10

Maximum Group Number 350

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Miles from Midway Airport 10.5

Miles from Navy Pier 1.5

Miles from McCormick Place 1.5




American Express





Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


ATM Machine On-site

ADA Compliant

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary

Self-Parking Available Off-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Hours of Operation M-F: 11am-MidnightnSat-Sun: Private Events Only

Buy-out Max Capacity 350

Number of Meeting Rooms

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 350

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 130

Largest Room, Max Capacity 350

On-Site Catering

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 350

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 130

Max Venue Capacity 350

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Restaurant Capacity 350

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

Group Breakfast Available

Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $$ = $15 - $24

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3.5/5 stars. 331 total yelp reviews.

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