About Chicago Restaurant Week

What is Restaurant Week? 

Chicago Restaurant Week gives visitors and local foodies an opportunity to enjoy specialty prix fixe menus from more than 390 participating Chicago restaurants. This culinary celebration is organized each winter by Choose Chicago, the city's official destination marketing organization. The multi-course dining experiences start at $24 for brunch or lunch, and $36 and/or $48 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax and gratuity). 

When is the next Chicago Restaurant Week?

Jan. 25 - Feb. 7, 2019. For fourteen days, enjoy dining deals throughout the city and surrounding suburbs and experience Chicago's rich, culinary diversity.

How do I take part in Chicago Restaurant Week? 

Nothing is required to participate in Restaurant Week, but it's strongly recommended that diners make reservations in advance. To make a reservation, you may book through or call the restaurant directly. All participating restaurants should provide you with their special Restaurant Week Menu; if the menu is not provided upon seating, please feel comfortable to request the special menu. 

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Which restaurants are involved? 

More than 390 restaurants throughout Chicago and nearby suburbs participated in 2018. For Chicago Restaurant Week 2019, a complete list of participating restaurants and their multi-course menu offerings will be posted on in mid-December.  

Are reservations required? 

Reservations are not required, but are highly recommended. There's no guarantee that walk-in guests will be accommodated, so please call ahead or book your reservation online at


Chicago Restaurant Week is an exclusive partnership program organized by Choose Chicago that is designed to promote the restaurant industry and drive traffic to participating establishments during a typically slow time of year.

Chicago  Restaurant Week 2018 proved to be one of the most successful yet with 365 participating restaurants throughout Chicagoland. The impact of the promotion was $29.9 million in direct dining spending at Chicago area restaurants, serving 639,610+ diners over the course of fourteen days. 

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