Restaurants & Attractions
Less than 2 blocks to dine like a local
The Collection at McCormick Square.
Eat like a foodie and never leave The Collection
Chicagoans love to eat, and within the hotels at The Collection, guests will find unique dining options at all three properties with experiences that deliver for almost any palate.
Food and drink that delights:
From swanky rooftop bars to trendy food hall concepts, The Collection experience has a little something for everyone. Delight your attendees with convenient and contemporary dining services backed by friendly and efficient midwestern hospitality.
Local hotspots for offsite fun
The Collection at McCormick Square provides ample dining and restaurant options for guests looking for both onsite and offsite experiences. From delicious quick bite shops to Michelin-rated experiences, McCormick Square is a neighborhood on the make.
As part of Chicago’s larger South Loop, McCormick Square sits alongside one of Chicago’s fastest-growing corridors known as Motor Row. Once a strip along Michigan Avenue for car dealers in the first part of the 20th Century, today is an up-and-coming arts and entertainment district anchored by McCormick Place and a new CTA L Station at Cermak and State Street.
Off-Campus Restaurants & Breweries
*Private Dining Available
NEW- Il Culaccino – Italian
2134 S Indiana Ave
Jerk Villa Bar & Grill – Jamaican
2216 S. Michigan Avenue
Reggie’s Music Joint – Restaurant and rooftop bar
2015 S. State St
Chicago Firehouse Restaurant*
1401 S Michigan Ave
Motor Row Brewery*
2337 S Michigan Ave
NEW- Moody Tongue Brewing Company*
2515 S Wabash Ave
Delivery, Takeout & Grocery
Steve’s Bite – Grill & Sandwiches
80 E Cermak Rd
Subway Sandwich Shop
126 E Cermak Rd · (312) 794-4124
South Loop Market – Grocery, Sandwiches, Wine, Beer, and Spirits
2135 S. Michigan Ave
McCormick Market – Sandwiches, convenience store
80 E Cermak Rd
Papa John’s Pizza
80 E. Cermak
McCormick Square/Motor Row
- Wintrust Arena
- Arie Crown Theater
- Windy City Playhouse – South Loop
- Lips Drag Queen Show Palace, Restaurant & Bar
- Revel Event Space
- Reggie’s Music Joint – Live Music and Record Store
- Chess Records/Willie Dixon Blues Haven
- Margaret T. Burroughs Beach and Park – Pier 31 (31st Beach on Lake Michigan)
Prairie Ave District
|Restaurants||2134 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Chic setting for Italian dining with cocktails & a wine bar plus shaded outdoor seating in season.
|Restaurants||2106 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Area mini-chain with Malnati roots that dishes deep-dish & thin-crust pies plus pasta & more.
Spoke & Bird Cafe
|Restaurants||205 E 18th St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Cozy cafe serving American bistro fare from morning on in a rustic-chic space with a beer garden (seasonal).
Jerk Villa Bar & Grill
|Restaurants||2216 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Jerk chicken & seafood dishes plated in low-key surrounds with a bar & flat-screen TVs.
|Restaurants||49 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Modern kitchen turning out Indian & American plates, from curries & fried chicken to sandwiches.
Chicago Oyster House
|Restaurants||1933 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Raw fish specialist featuring oysters, sushi & seafood mains in an airy space with modern flair.
Kroll’s South Loop
|Restaurants||1736 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Sports bar with a modern look offering American eats like pizza & burgers plus drink specials & TVs.
|Restaurants||1911 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Small, casual cantina serving Mexican faves & fruit-flavored margaritas in a terra-cotta space.
Reggie’s Music Joint
|Attractions, Restaurants||2105 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Punk-rock venue for hearing up-and-coming acts plus a wide pub grub menu & loads of beers with a seasonal outdoor rooftop.
Chicago Firehouse Restaurant
|Restaurants||1401 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA|
Once a firehouse, this stylish eatery serves traditional American fare & cocktails.
McCormick Place South
|McCormick Place||301 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
The TAP powered by Xfinity
|McCormick Place, Restaurants||301 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
McCormick Place’s newest venue provides an innovative and technologically advanced addition to campus. From coffee to cocktails, venue available to campus guests and for private events
|Attractions, McCormick Place||216 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
10,000 seat basketball arena home to the DePaul Blue Demons, WNBA Chicago Sky and concert tours.
Motor Row Brewery
|Attractions, Breweries||2337 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Microbrewery for seasonal beers in a warehouse-like space with a tasting room & upstairs taproom. Great for private events.
Moody Tongue Brewing Company
|Breweries, Restaurants||2515 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Exotic beers are offered along with oysters & cake at this brewery tasting room with a fireplace.
Windy City Playhouse
|Attractions||2229 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
A performing arts venue.
LIPS Drag Show
|Attractions, Restaurants||2229 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Showy nightlife spot with opulent, Vegas-style decor, drag performances, creative eats & cocktails.
Opart Thai House
|Restaurants||1906 S State St, Chicago, IL 60616, USA|
Casual Thai spot with a large menu of faves including pad thai & curries in a sleek, warm space.