Chicago Things to Do

Welcome to Chicago, a city second to none when it comes to shopping, dining, museums, architecture, theater, music and more. For business or for pleasure, we are your kind of town.

The following is a food, sights, and shopping in Chicago. It is not by any means all-inclusive. If you are looking for something that you do not see here, please feel free to call us and we will help you.


Restaurants near the facility


Chicago Chop House

60 West Ontario
+1 (312) 787-7100
www.chicagochophouse.com
A classic steakhouse which offers the taste of true Chicago. More than 1400 historical photos tell the tale of old Chicago, while offering awe-inspiring steaks and a wine list that features over 500 selections. $$$

Marche

833 West Randolph Street
+1 (312) 226-8399
www.Marche-Chicago.com
The menu is as imaginative as the décor, with creative variations on French bistro standards. $$$$

SushiSamba Rio

504 North Wells Street
+1 (312.) 595-2300
www.sushisamba.com
Offers the chic scene and menu of Japanese-Brazilian-Peruvian fare. Lounge in Chicago's only caipirinha bar. $$$

Catch 35

35 West Wacker Drive
+1 (312) 346-3500
www.catch35.com
Centrally located in the Leo Burnett Building, this seafood-lovers dream features 35 daily seafood specials, such as pan seared Chilean sea bass, blackened swordfish, and soft shell crabs. Land lovers will enjoy the selection of steaks, stir fry, and chicken. $$$

Gino's East

633 North Wells Street
+1 (312) 943-1124
www.ginoseast.com
A great place for people to have a good time, write on the walls, and eat Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza. $$

Nine

440 West Randolph Street
+1 (312) 575-9900
www.ninesteakhouse.com
Flashy, fabulous steakhouse impresses with accomplished cuisine and glitzy atmosphere. Contemporary American fare is consistently excellent. Try two cones appetizer, filet charbroiled to perfection, and luscious Valhrona chocolate cake. $$$

Gibson's Steak House

1028 North Rush Street
+1 (312) 266-8999
www.gibsonssteakhouse.com
This steak house celebrates all things big and brawny. Known for big martini's, big steaks, and big desserts. $$$

Tru

676 North Saint Clair Street
+1 (312) 202-0001
www.trurestaurant.com
Tru is a lavish setting for serious dining, anchored by French-influenced creations and spectacular desserts. $$$$

Rosebud

720 North Rush Street
+1 (312) 266-6444
www.rosebudrestaurants.com
This Italian-chic ristorante serves some of the best Italian food in Chicago. The house made pasta creations are outstanding. $$$

Dragonfly Mandarin

832 West Randolph
+1 (312) 787-7600
www.dragonflymandarin.com
Offers Sichuan, Hunan, and Mandarin cuisine served in a swanky lounge setting. $$

Signature Room

875 North Michigan Avenue, 95th Floor
+1 (312) 787-9596
www.signatureroom.com
A spectacular view is offered from the John Hancock's 95th floor. Enjoy traditional American cuisine while overlooking our beautiful city.


Local attractions


Museum of Contemporary Art

220 East Chicago Avenue
+1 (312) 280-2660
www.mcachicago.org

The Art Institute of Chicago

111 South Michigan Avenue
+1 (312) 443-3600
www.artic.edu

Historic Water Tower of Chicago

Corner of Chicago and Michigan Avenues
www.ci.chi.il.us/Tourism/ThingsToDo/CityGallery/WaterTower.html

The Field Museum

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
+1 (312) 922-9410
http://fieldmuseum.org/

Adler Planetarium

1300 S. Lake Shore Drive
+1 (312) 922-STAR
www.adlerplanetarium.org

The Shedd Aquarium

1200 South Lakeshore Drive
www.sheddaquarium.org

Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 N. Clark Street
+1 (312) 742-2000
www.lpzoo.com/index_2.html

Navy Pier

600 East Grand Avenue
+1 (800) 595-7437
Admission to Navy Pier is free.

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

1852 West 19th Street, Chicago
+1 (773) 738-1503
www.mfacmchicago.org/
Admission is free, donation suggested

Second City

1616 North Wells St.reet
+1 (312) 337-3992
www.secondcity.com
Performances nightly on three stages.
ETC. Stage and Donny's Skybox Theatre ticket prices vary.

Garfield Park Conservatory

300 North Central Park Drive
+1 (312) 746-5100
www.garfieldconservatory.org/
Chicago Architecture Foundation Tours

Chicago Architecture

224 South Michigan Avenue
+1 (312) 922-3432
www.architecture.org
River cruise, walking, and bus tours.

Kingston Mines

2548 North Halsted
+1 (773) 477-4646
www.kingstonmines.com
Music on two stages, seven nights a week at Chicago's oldest and largest blues club.

Jazz Showcase

59 West Grand Avenue
+1 (312) 670-BIRD
www.jazzshowcase.com
Chicago's premier jazz club since 1947.

HotHouse

31 East Balbo Street
+1 (312) 362-9707
www.hothouse.net
The center for international performance and exhibition.


Shopping


The Magnificent Mile

North Michigan Avenue
www.themagnificentmile.com

State Street Shopping

Between Monroe and Wacker.
www.greaterstatestreet.com

Wicker Park/Bucktown

Boutiques in the Near West Side
www.wickerparkbucktown.com

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