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Free Rein


224 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago IL 60601

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Situated on the doorstep of historic Michigan Avenue, Free Rein is an American brasserie celebrating Chicago’s diverse food biography. Located next to St. Jane in the beautiful Carbide and Carbon Building and complete with lively bar and sun-soaked cafe, Free Rein offers a perfect gathering spot for locals and travelers alike in the heart of Chicago’s loop.

Free Rein will host multiple gathering spaces including a restaurant, bar, cafe and private dining room. Our Wood Grain Room is a private dining space within Free Rein, adorned by Chicago’s favorite local brewery barrels featuring a farm-style table for intimate gatherings. Wood Grain has a capacity of 12 seated and 20 reception style. It’s perfect for private dinners/luncheons and celebratory moments curated by our very own Free Rein team.

We also have a sun-soaked café at Free Rein that offers breakfast bites and gourmet coffee at street level of Michigan Avenue. Perfect for a quick stop to eat or to fuel up for the day, the space is designed to feel like you’re in a French café. The floor to ceiling windows and bar area creates a spirited scene from morning to night. Capacity of the café is 26 seated.

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Avg Meal Price/Person (appetizer, entrée, dessert) $$$ = $25 - $34

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