South Branch Tavern & Grille

South Branch Tavern & Grille



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.

Certifications / Ratings

Zagat Rated

Facility Amenities

Group Breakfast Available

Group Menu

Private Dining Available

Max Restaurant Capacity 350

Facility Meeting Space Details

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 350

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 130

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 350

Complete Buy-out Available

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

On-Site Catering

Largest Room, Max Capacity 350

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 130

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 350

Number of Meeting Rooms

Buy-out Max Capacity 350

General Facility Details

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site


Restaurant(s) On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Reservations Accepted





American Express




Miles from McCormick Place 1.5

Miles from Navy Pier 1.5

Miles from Midway Airport 10.5

Miles from O'Hare Airport 18.0

Group Amenities

Maximum Group Number 350

Minimum Group Number 10

Group Policy

Services Offered

Wheelchair Accessible


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