Chicago Restaurant Week (CWR) is back. It’s in-person with no masks, no vacs required. The highly anticipated event kicks off on Friday, March 25 and runs through Sunday, April 10.
For 17 consecutive days, participating dining establishments will showcase specially curated prix fixe menus with prices set at $25 for brunch and lunch, and $39 and/or $55 for dinner (excluding beverages, tax, gratuity and delivery).
Participants include a range of restaurants offering specially priced, prix fixe menus. In addition to in-person dining Chicago Restaurant Week is continuing their popular delivery and/or takeout specials yep took right during the pandemic.
“Chicago Restaurant Week offers residents and visitors a unique opportunity to experience the culinary and cultural richness of our great city and its neighborhoods,” said Glenn Eden, Board Chair of Choose Chicago. “From Bronzeville to Chinatown and Devon Avenue, you can go on an adventurous gastronomical global tour without ever leaving the city. It is no surprise that Chicago Restaurant Week is still going strong after 15 years, and it is now more important than ever to support our local restaurants as they are a critical part of our industry and the city’s economic recovery.”
This year’s Chicago Restaurant Week feature more than 329 participants representing 37 distinct Chicago neighborhoods, including 31 suburban restaurants.
66 participants are women, minority and/or black-owned enterprises. In 2022, 68 restaurants make their CRW debut and include a range of both recently opened and established locales, such as Jaleo (River North), El Solazo (West Lawn), Majani Soulfood Vegan Cuisine (South Shore), and Shang Noodle (South Loop).
They join a list of repeat loyalists such as Big Jones (Andersonville), Chez Joel Bistro (Little Italy/University Village), HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen (Pilsen), and Virtue Restaurant & Bar (Hyde Park).
The Complete List
A complete list of participating restaurants and their curated menu offerings can be found here.
Reservations are now open at eatitupchicago.com with additional restaurants onboarding daily. For reservations,
In lieu of the previous, large-scale CRW kick-off event, First Bites Bash, Choose Chicago this year will host two consumer-facing events to celebrate CRW. The first, in partnership with Let’s Talk Womxn, takes place Tuesday, March 8 from 6pm-9pm at Morgan Manufacturing, featuring 25 impressive female chefs and restaurateurs.
The second event takes place Tuesday, March 22 in collaboration with Immersive Frida Kahlo and will feature food and beverage tasting stations alongside an exclusive viewing of the stunning new exhibit. Tickets will be available for two different time blocks: 6pm-8pm and 8pm-10pm. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.