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The Lakefront Restaurant

  • Dine-in
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • All-Seasons Patio


2401 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago IL 60614

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Theater on the Lake is the most unique venue in Chicago with flexible event space for groups of 25 to 1,500. From corporate events to weddings and social galas, Theater on the Lake is one of the only Lakefront event venues in the City. The fully enclosed space offers clean, open sightlines without pillars and a gorgeous view South to the skyline while overlooking Lake Michigan.

Health and Safety

Single Use Menus

Health Screening Required-Staff

Masks Provided

Masks Required-Guest

Masks Required-Staff

Reservations Required

CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures

Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations

Mobile Payments Accepted

Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced

Limited Elevator Occupancy

Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits

No Contact Services

Miles from O'Hare Airport 15.0

Miles from Midway Airport 15.0

Miles from Navy Pier 3.0

Miles from McCormick Place 8.0

Miles from Downtown 3.5




American Express

Late Night




Student Group Friendly

Special Interest Tours Offered

Valet Parking Available

Reservations Accepted

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Restaurant(s) On-site


ATM Machine On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi COMP or Fee Complimentary

Self-Parking Available Off-site

Food On-site Restaurant

Number of Restaurants On-site

Hours of Operation See website for most up to date hours and information:


Buy-out Max Capacity 1500

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space 12500

Number of Meeting Rooms 4

Exhibit Space Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style 800

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 1200

Max Capacity, Classroom Style 600

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 450

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space 12500

Max Venue Capacity 1500

Private Meeting Space Available

Permanent Stage

Max Restaurant Capacity 125

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

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

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