HUB 51


Modern American Food in a Hip, 
Casual Environment

If it seems like Hub 51 is a continual party, that’s just what creators R.J. and Jerrod Melman want. Their dad, Lettuce founder Rich Melman, always told them that the restaurant business should be fun, and, as Jerrod now interprets that advice, "We want to be as playful as possible, and have a good time with our customers and the people we work with. Our goal for the menu was to create food we like to eat,” says R.J. The concept features a combination of cuisines including American, Mexican, and Asian food. They loaded it up with sushi, tacos, steaks, sandwiches, and burgers. Great salads and appetizers like the arugula Caesar and Pulled Chicken Nachos appeal to the bar crowd, while the filet mignon steak tacos and the charred sake salmon serve notice that Hub 51 is providing both a great time and wonderful food.

With dozens of beers, wines and cocktails, Hub 51 is all about what you like. Sub 51, a private lounge below the restaurant, becomes an exclusive nightclub on weekends, while space in the main restaurant is also available for private parties and semi-private events.



  • Hub 51 - Chicago, IL

    Hub 51 - Chicago, IL
    51 West Hubbard
    Chicago, IL

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    • Hours of Operation
      M-Wed 11:00am-12:00am
      Th-Fri 11:00am-2:00am
      Sat 10:00am-3:00am
      Sun 10:00am-10:00pm

      Sat-Sun 10:00am-2:00pm

Events & Promotions

    Friday, December 9th

    Hub 51 & Left Hand Brewing Co. Firkin Friday

    WHERE: Hub 51 - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Friday, December 9, 6:00 PM
    CONTACT: 312-828-0051

    Join Hub 51 and Left Hand Brewing Company out of Longmont, Colorado, for a fun beer-tapping event of the brewery’s Extrovert Cask, or “firkin” (a special kind of keg). This exclusive beer is full of assertive tropical hops balanced by complex malt and has a big personality and a dry finish. Enjoy a pint and chat with other beer aficionados along the way. This Firkin Friday event is free and open to the public (just pay for what you consume!).

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    Sunday, January 1st

    New Year’s Day Brunch

    WHERE: Hub 51 - Chicago, IL
    WHEN: Sunday, January 1, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    CONTACT: (312) 828-0051

    We have the solution for your all-night New Year’s Eve antics: an all-you-can-eat New Year’s Day brunch buffet at Hub 51. Nurse that hangover with brunch classics like Mom’s Buttermilk Pancakes, Short Rib Eggs Benedict and Homemade Corned Beef Hash, or head to the carving and sushi stations for a little something different. For those needing a pick-me-up (or those who just want to keep the party going), sip on $10 Bloody Marys and River North Mimosas. Cost is $45 per person (plus tax; gratuity not included) and $18 for kids 12 and under; children 3 and younger are free. Please call Hub 51 at 312-828-0051 to make your reservation.

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