Combine a visit to the theatre with a pre or post-show dinner at one of our restaurants offering special theatre menus. Featuring a wide variety of cuisine types at restaurants, you can enjoy a delicious meal and still make it to the show on time.

100 Restaurants Book Pre & Post-Show Tables

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Eden
Exceptional
(717) Review - Eden
$ $ $ $
American West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Just a few blocks from the United Center. Join us for dinner & drinks on game or show nights!
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$ $ $ $
Italian West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Join us pre-show for specials Mon-Fri 5-6:30 including 1/2 Off Antipasti, Wine by the glass & more!
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The Bristol
$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Bucktown / Wicker Park
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Join us pre-show Monday-Friday for 1/2 Off small plates, wine & beer on draft.
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$ $ $ $
American Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
We're perfect destination for pre/post theater dining with early and late dinner menu and valet
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American Elmhurst
We are located directly across the street from the York Theatre. Join us before or after a show!
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Seafood Oak Brook
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
At Devon we offer a Fashionable Early menu from 3pm to 5 pm starting at $19.50 for 2 courses!
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Liberty Tavern
$ $ $ $
American Rosemont
Perfect spot for dinner/drinks before & after show.Near Rosemont Theatre, Park & Arena.*Comp Parking
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American Oak Brook
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Join us 2 hours before any show. Pre order your intermission cocktail & enjoy leftover pickup.
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Contemporary American Oak Brook
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Conveniently located near Drury Lane Theater!
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$ $ $ $
Tapas / Small Plates Lincoln Park
You're in luck! We still have 1 timeslot left.
Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
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American Lincoln Park
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Catching a show at Steppenwolf? Ask to see our special three-course prix-fixe menu, available daily.
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$ $ $ $
Spanish Oak Brook
El Tapeo is less than a mile from Drury Lane Theatre.
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$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 1 timeslot left.
Located conveniently on Kinzie & Dearborn, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
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Italian Rosemont
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Pre-fixed Theatre Dinner menu. Complimentary Valet. Minutes from Akoo Theatre and AllState Arena.

Special offer:

No Corkage Fee Saturday (Bring Your Own Vino)
Live Entertainment - Friday & Saturday nights

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$ $ $ $
American West Town
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We're always willing to get you in and out, just book and let us know what your timeline is.
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Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 1 timeslot left.
Within walking distance to various theaters, join us for pre / post dinner, drinks and River views.
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American West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Join us for our amazing happy hour or pre theatre dinner.

Special offer:

Half Price Cocktails & Sparkling Wine

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$ $ $ $
American Lincoln Park
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We offer a prix fixe menu from 5-6:30pm nightly; free valet parking with valid theater ticket
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Steakhouse Rosemont
Perfect for pre-show dinner at the Allstate Arena, Rosemont Theater, or Convention Center!
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American West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
A straight shot downtown, La Sirena is a perfect spot to grab a quick and delicious bite.
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Seafood Downtown / Loop
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Complimentary valet parking. 3 Course Prix-Fixe menu $37. Walking distance to all major theaters.
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Pizzeria Lincoln Park
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Just a few blocks from the Steppenwolf and Royal George Theaters - join us before or after the show!
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$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
In The Heart Of The Theater District, For Theater Goers Dessert Is On Us.

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$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Let 312 Chicago be your opening act! We are centrally located in the Theater District with valet
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$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
Monday Night Live: $5 cocktails & appetizers . Tues-Thurs free live entertainment w/ $7 after 7 menu

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$ $ $ $
American West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Located in the heart of the West Loop, BLVD is the perfect place for a pre or post-theater dinner.

Special offer:

BLVD's Magnum Program

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$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Our Whole Roasted Chicken and House Bottle of Red or White Wine $50 p/couple.
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$ $ $ $
French West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Within walking distance to City Winery, and a quick cab ride to all Theaters and United Center
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$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We are your pre and post Symphony or Theater destination, steps away from all the major venues!
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Contemporary American Pilsen
We are located just 1.5 blocks from Thalia Hall in Pilsen. Stop in for dinner before your concert!
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Steak River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
A short walk across the river from the Loop theaters - we are the perfect pre show dinner!
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Italian River North (Chicago)
Eataly is open all day! Join us for pre-theater 7 days a week.
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Sushi River North (Chicago)
Join us for our amazing happy hour or a delicious meal before your show.

Special offer:

HAPPY HOUR FOOD SPECIALS
HALF PRICE COCKTAILS + WINE
$1.50 OYSTERS

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Italian Little Italy / University Village
Seconds From UIC, United Center and Provisions. This is a great place to grab a small bit with wine
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$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
$30 three course Pre-Theater menu Mon-Fri 4-6, Sat. 5-6, Sun. 3-6
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$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Rosebud Prime Pre-Theater Menu: 3 Courses for only $45 and guaranteed to get you to the show on time
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$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
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American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Enjoy FREE valet parking when you dine with us and present your theater tickets to our hostess!
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Steakhouse Downtown / Loop
Going to see Hamilton? Stop in for our Hamilton inspired menu!
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$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Join us for our amazing happy hour or delicious pre theatre dinner.

Special offer:

Happy Hour Specials
$1.50 Oysters

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$ $ $ $
French Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
The Pre-Theater Menu is offered nightly, includes 3 courses/$34 & $39 from 5pm-10pm
Daily Specials.

Special offer:

WEEK-END SPECIALS FROM THR GREEN CITY MARKET
A la carte and 3 course prix fixe menu $39
DINNER BOTTOMLESS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL 1.5 HOUR

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$ $ $ $
American Bucktown / Wicker Park
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Join us for a dinner and a show at the famous Trapdoor Theatre (check listings) celebrating 25 yrs
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Barbecue Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 1 timeslot left.
1 mile to Nederlander, CIBC, Chicago, Goodman, Cadillac Theatre. Walk to Navy Pier and AMC movies
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$ $ $ $
French Lincoln Park
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Steppenwolf Theater walking distance. Show your ticket stub and receive 10% off your bill.
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$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Square
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Just a block away from Old Town and next door to the Davis Theater-join us before or after the show!
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$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
Experience elegant dining before or after Hamilton. Just one block West of Private Bank Theatre.
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Seafood Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Don't go to the Shakespeare Theater hungry! Riva will accommodate a quick meal before seeing a show!
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Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
Show us your ticket for today's performance and order any appetizer on us.
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Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
Enjoy Travelle's creative three-course Marquee menu prior to your theater or Broadway show.
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American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Only five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch, dinner or weekend brunch!
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$ $ $ $
Italian Portage Park
Theater goers, join us before or after you visit one of the historic Portage theaters.
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Contemporary American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
Come in for a cocktail or a quick bite before or after your show!
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$ $ $ $
American Downtown / Loop
Atwood is located in the heart of the theater district. We open at 4:45pm for dinner every day.
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Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Located in the River North Neighboorhood minutes away from the Theater District!

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Italian Lincoln Park
In the heart of Lincoln Park. Located near Steppenwolf & Royal George. Valet. Si parla italiano.
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Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
Join us before/after your show.We're within walking distance of Lookinglass/Broadway Playhouse.
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American Downtown / Loop
Before the curtain rises, enjoy a 3 course ($45) pre-theater prix fixe dinner in 45 mins or less!
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$ $ $ $
Italian Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Pre and Post Theater Menu Available. $20 parking up to 5 hours with Validation.
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Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We open at 5:00 pm to accommodate theater and symphony goers.
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Spanish South Loop
You're in luck! We still have 2 timeslots left.
Show your tix to your server for a 10% discount on your food & be sure to ask about our Theater Menu
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Korean River West
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Inform us of your show time and we'll make sure that your belly is full and check is down promptly
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American Gold Coast / Streeterville
Complimentary dessert when you show a ticket to a Broadway in Chicago show or Lookingglass Theater!
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$ $ $ $
Italian River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Join us before 6pm Monday-Saturday & enjoy 10% off your tab! Valet park here, we'll call a cab & enjoy the show!

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American Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
We Are Located Just 2 Blocks From The Chicago Theatre And A Very Short Walk From The Others!

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Seafood Downtown / Loop
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Daily dinner specials, feat. the freshest seafood, steak & pasta.

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Brazilian Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Visit before or after your night out! Just 1mi from the Theatre District and open late Fri & Sat
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Italian River North (Chicago)
We're open all day! Join us at Eataly for pre-theater.
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Italian South Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Three blocks from Hamilton
reserve between 5 -6 pm .... complimentary glass of prosecco!
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Contemporary American West Loop
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
Receive 10% Off Your Check With Same Day Pre or Post Theatre Ticket Stub!
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$ $ $ $
Italian Gold Coast / Streeterville
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
à la carte or 2 course lunch $36 3 course lunch $48
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$ $ $ $
Italian Lakeview / East Lakeview
We are walking distance to the Timeline Theater, Briar Street Theater, and The Laugh Factory.
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American River North (Chicago)
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Every Tuesday, $35 three-course Prix Fixe.
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Italian Oak Lawn
Before or after the show come enjoy dinner with us!

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Contemporary American Lakeview / East Lakeview
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
3 Course Menu $24.99 available through Blueman group and Annoyance Theater
$5 parking
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American Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 3 timeslots left.
BY THE GLASS.
ROS'E TUES $5.00
WINE WED HALF PRICE BOTTLES
HOUSE WINE THURS $5.00
FEATURE FRI $5.00
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Mexican Downtown / Loop
You're in luck! We still have 4 timeslots left.
Only a couple blocks away from Chicago & Cadillac Palace Theatre, our taco pub will hit the spot!
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Mexican Lincoln Park
Three blocks from Steppenwolf & Royal George Theatre! Complimentary guacamole w/ day of tickets.
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Seafood River North (Chicago)
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Just five minutes from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, join us for lunch or dinner.
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$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Lincoln Park
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Just Across The Street From The Steppenwolf Theater On N Halsted!!!

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German Downtown / Loop
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Located near world-renown theatre houses, we cater to those dining before the final performance call
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Italian Little Italy / University Village
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We are located within 15-20 min of the theater district and are a perfect setting pre/post theater

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Italian River North (Chicago)
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We have a cab stand service at our front door to get you to the theatre in minutes.

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Steakhouse River North (Chicago)
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Benny's is open DAILY - bar seating at 3pm, dining room seating at 4pm! Perfect for a speedy dinner!
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American Downtown / Loop
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Dine with us pre or post opera. Conveniently located directly across from the Lyric Opera.
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Contemporary American Downtown / Loop
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Perfect for pre or post theatre dining. Located directly across the street from Private Bank Theater
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$ $ $ $
Contemporary American Near North
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Located on the Chicago River, Terrace 16 is just steps away from Chicago's best performances
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$ $ $ $
American River North (Chicago)
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Located conveniently on Kinzie & State, a perfect place for pre and post-theater food and drinks.
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American Downtown / Loop
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We have become experts in the art of serving the theatre patrons with the perfectly timed dinner.
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$ $ $ $
Contemporary French Gold Coast / Streeterville
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Save on a three course menu of your choice , $85
Order by 5:30 Tuesday thru Saturday evenings
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Californian Gold Coast / Streeterville
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In close proximity to both Lookingglass Theater as well as The Broadway Playhouse.

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