On a day when many restaurants are closed, eaters can still get a great meal out

If there’s one day that Chicago’s hospitality industry sleeps, it’s Mondays. Which means that dining out on a Monday night can prove challenging, and frustrating for those who want a great meal out on a day when many restaurants are closed. So, here are 18 great restaurants that do serve on Monday nights.


Chef CJ Jacobson’s newbie Israeli/Mediterranean boîte Aba has proved a tremendous hit since its June debut. Sample his olive oil-laced plates on the restaurant’s lush garden patio.

RPM Steak

Raise the stakes on Monday nights with RPM Steak’s excellent collection of beef, which ranges from several types of wagyu to prime domestic beef.