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Beacon Tavern
  • Steps from Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Riverwalk, Beacon Tavern is the destination for American fare and seafood, serving lunch, dinner, weekend brunch and happy hour. Beacon Tavern is in the family of establishments owned and operated by Billy Lawless. Its siblings include: Acanto, Coda Di Volpe, The Dawson and The Gage. Directions: Beacon Tavern is nestled steps from Magnificent Mile and the Chicago Riverwalk off Upper Wabash Avenue. The entrance is on the south side of River Plaza, 405 North Wabash Avenue, between the Wrigley Building and Trump Tower. From Michigan Avenue, proceed west through the Wrigley Building's open archway between Walgreens and Godiva Chocolate. The entrance to Beacon Tavern will be on your right, approximately 50 yards west of Walgreen's. Taxis may drop off and pick up in front of the Wrigley Building. From Upper Wabash Avenue, follow the pathway along the north side of Trump Tower or the stairs leading to River Plaza. Beacon Tavern will be on the left, east of Trump Tower, and overlooking the Chicago River. Taxis may drop off and pick up in the circle drive of River Plaza, 405 North (Upper) Wabash Avenue. Discounted self-parking is available at the AMA parking garage accessible from 401 North State Street and 406 North (Upper) Wabash. The fee is $10 for three hours with validation from Beacon Tavern. Without validation and/or for more than three hours, AMA rates vary. Once parked, exit the garage from the elevators on the Wabash side (the lobby includes a Dunkin Donuts).