Dine

We hope you’re hungry. Because River North is one of the country’s leading dining destinations featuring over 100 restaurants. We’re like the West Loop on steroids, the Central Loop with sizzle.

20_west_kinzie_bavetteschicagoIs about the extensive scotch list, the raw bar and the black angus prime grade beef that’s been dry-aged in-house. All in a 100-year-old building with an industrial feel.

 

www.bavetteschicago.com

218 W. Kinzie St.

Chicago, IL 60654

312-624-8154

20_west_kinzie_bubsCountry and Western goes cosmo:  Sure, there’s crab and BBQ and a 16-foot stage but the reason to come here is the famed mixologist Paul McGee who holds court at the tiki bar under Bub City called Three Dots and a Dash.

 

www.bubcitychicago.com

435 N. Clark St.

Chicago, IL 60654

312-610-4200

20 West Kinzie’s in-house restaurant, Parlor Pizza Bar, who’s menu features fresh, local ingredients for brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night service. Open seven days a week, our menu consists of 14-16 wood-fired pizzas and a number of appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Our bar menu includes a vast selection of American craft beers, artisanal wines and inventive cocktails. Our draft lineup includes 14 rotating taps of interesting and limited craft beer, as well as tried and true classics. Each and every pizza is a generous 12 inches and includes a range of seasonal, local ingredients to create the perfect, crispy Neapolitan inspired pizza. Parlor has an abundant amount of seating available for guests, including the main dining room, a dine-at pizza bar, expansive outdoor patio and a second-story, outdoor rooftop deck. Parlor’s interior features a comfortable, rustic vibe with a completely open view of the kitchen and wood-burning pizza ovens.

 

www.parlorchicago.com

20 West Kinzie

Chicago, IL 60654

312-600-6090

20_west_kinzie_parisFrench Chef Jean Joho reinvents the French bistro, taking out the fussy and bringing in the fun.  After dinner, saunter to the second floor, indoor-outdoor cocktail lounge called Studio Paris Night Club, complete with a retractable roof.

 

www.studioparisnightclub.com

59 W Hubbard St

Chicago, IL 60654

312-595-0800

20_west_kinzie_rpmRPM Italian is the brainchild of “The Apprentice” winner Bill Rancic and his wife, Giuliana.  Go there to be seen but stay for Giuliana’s mother’s (aka Mama DiPandi) crafted creations.

 

www.rpmitalian.com

52 W Illinois St

Chicago, IL 60654

312-222-1888

20_west_kinzie_sienaTop Chef alum, Fabio Viviani’s latest. The Florence-raised, California-based cuisinier brings you family recipes, a wood-stone oven, live DJs and raw seafood in a 10,000 square-foot room.

 

www.sienatavern.com

51 W. Kinzie St.

Chicago, IL 60654

312-595-1322

20_west_kinzie_tantaPeruvian celebrity chef Gaston Acurio chose River North as his only North American locale. A sprightly balance of must haves like tiradito with creations that bring to mind “Chef of the Century” Joel Robuchon.

 

www.tantachicago.com

118 W. Grand Ave.

Chicago, IL 60654

312-222-9700

20_west_kinzie_untitledA Prohibition-era speakeasy to get away from the fuzz. Low profile, low light, craft cocktails, and secret entrances. Clocking in at 18,000 square feet, the restaurant space is carved up into different rooms, including a “library” with velvet booths and a lounge with a 30-foot bar.  We’ll let you discover the burlesque shows on your own cover.

 

www.untitledchicago.com

111 West Kinzie

Chicago, IL 60654

312-880-1511