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Theater on the Lake
  • Service available Dine-in
  • Service unavailable Takeout
  • Service unavailable Delivery
  • Service available All-Seasons Patio


2401 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago IL 60614

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  • Women Owned

Located in the historic Theater on the Lake building at Fullerton, The Lakefront Restaurant is an upscale tavern with seating for 125 at intimate tables, communal seating, and a lounge area. The Lakefront’s Skyline Patio, open seasonally, provides stunning views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline with seating for 80.

Join us and enjoy Midwestern fare made with the freshest choice of ingredients. Expect an approachable menu alongside breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. Our beverage program highlights the craft beer and spirit scene with a diverse wine list.

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 Airport15.0

Miles from Midway Airport15.0

Miles from Navy Pier3.0

Miles from McCormick Place8.0

Miles from Downtown3.5




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 FeeComplimentary

Self-Parking AvailableOff-site

Food On-siteRestaurant

Number of Restaurants On-site

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


Buy-out Max Capacity1500

Preferred Catering Providers

Total Square Footage of Exhibit Space12500

Number of Meeting Rooms4

Exhibit Space Available

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

Complete Buy-out Available

Max Capacity, Theater Style800

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing)1200

Max Capacity, Classroom Style600

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated)450

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Total Square Footage of Meeting Space12500

Max Venue Capacity1500

Private Meeting Space Available

Permanent Stage

Max Restaurant Capacity125

Private Dining Available

Group Menu

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

Woman Owned Business

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