Night owls rejoice – select Lettuce restaurants and nightclubs offer everything from late-night food specials and tango lessons to live music performances and award-winning DJ’s throughout the week!

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Ramen-san at night packed with people


Whether you have late-night munchies or just looking for somewhere to grab a late dinner, we’re here to help you out.




WHEN: Every night 9:00 PM – close
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415
Just in time for summer, Beatrix launches a new late-night chocolate-covered macaroon cookie ice cream sandwich, available at all four Beatrix locations. The decadent dessert features locally-made Homer’s vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two of the restaurant and coffeehouse’s famous housemade coconut macaroon cookies. Then (because why not?) the ice cream sandwich is dipped into dark chocolate! Priced at $5.95 plus tax, guests can enjoy this unique sweet treat after 9:00 PM nightly.
Make a reservation at Beatrix


Nacional 27
WHEN: Fridays 11:00 PM – 2:00 AM; Saturdays 11:00 PM – 3:00 AM
CONTACT: 312-664-2727
Featuring Latin beats, hot DJs and a dance floor pumping with salsa, bachata and merengue, Nacional 27’s Club Vida opens its dance floor every Friday and Saturday evening at 11:00 PM. Ladies enjoy complimentary cover on Fridays.
Make a reservation at Nacional 27


Pizzeria Via Stato
WHEN: Monday – Thursday 11:30 AM – 11:00 PM; Fridays 11:30 AM -midnight; Saturdays 10:30 AM – midnight
CONTACT: 312-642-8450
Nestled within Osteria Via Stato, this cozy, Roman-style pizzeria serves crispy, thin crust tavern pizzas, seasonal antipasti and selection of Italian wines and unique cocktails late into the evening.
Make a reservation at Pizzeria Via Stato


WHEN: Every night 10:00 PM – close
CONTACT: 312-377-9950
River North’s lively noodle den, Ramen-san, is open for late-night dining every day of the week and serves up its rotating Late Night Fried Rice special starting at 10 PM. Flavor combos are ever-changing — one night it might be Smoked Brisket with Enoki Mushrooms & Sweet Peas, the next night it could be Chashu Pork with Kimchi & Bean Sprouts or King Crab & Buttered Corn. Pair it with blast-chilled Asahi or a sake bomb to top off your night.
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WHEN: Every night 10:00 PM – close
CONTACT: 312-828-0575
Check out Sushi-san’s nightly multi-course OmaKAZE experience where Master Sushi Chef Kaze Chan guides you through the intricacies and delicacies of sashimi, nigiri and edomae sushi in the tru spirit of omakase, which means “I leave it up to you”. Experience the ultimate display of approachable luxury, tasting rarities and some of the world’s best ingredients. Seatings are limited to four seats directly in front of the sushi master and are available every Tuesday – Saturday night at 9:00 PM and 11:00 PM; these seatings feature 6 courses. Wine and sake pairings are also available.
Make a reservation at Sushi-san


Tallboy Taco
WHEN: Fridays 11:00 AM – midnight; Saturdays 10:30 AM – midnight
Join us late-night for our full menu of tacos, tallboys and specialty cocktails.  Next door, the Nacional 27 dance floor opens at 11 PM with live DJs and a mix of salsa, bachata and merengue.
Make a reservation at Tallboy Taco


Three Dots and a Dash
WHEN: Sunday – Friday 4:00 PM – 2:00 AM; Saturdays 2:00 PM – 3:00 AM
CONTACT: 312-610-4220
With a secret alleyway entrance, Three Dots and a Dash is an award-winning speakeasy-style take on a traditional tiki bar. Open into the wee hours, guests can sip on a range of tiki-inspired cocktails from the menu that boasts nearly two dozen classics, modern and original tiki cocktails in whimsical ceramic mugs brimming with elaborate garnishes, smoke and fire.
Make a reservation at Three Dots and a Dash




Bub City karaoke with 3 people singing on stage


Strap on your dancing shoes and hit the town for a live show! From Country and Jazz to Tony-award winning performances, our restaurants are stacked with musical talent to keep you dancing any night of the week.




Bub City – River North
WHEN: Every night
CONTACT: 312-610-4200
Experience live music every day of the week at Bub City (an ACM-nominated venue), who plays host to some of country music’s greatest emerging talent on their 16’ center stage. Don’t miss Live Band Karaoke on Tuesdays, local country bands on Whiskey Wednesdays and energetic and entertaining performances all weekend long.
Make a reservation at Bub City


Bub City – Rosemont
WHEN: Most nights of the week
CONTACT: 847-261-0399
Experience live music most nights of the week at Bub City (an ACM-nominated venue), who plays host to some of country music’s greatest emerging talent on their center stage. Don’t miss Live Band Karaoke on Tuesdays, local country bands on Whiskey Wednesdays and energetic and entertaining performances all weekend long.
Make a reservation at Bub City in Rosemont


Joe’s Live
WHEN: Most nights of the week
CONTACT: 847-261-0392
Experience live music several nights of the week on the Joe’s Live 42-foot long stage, complete with state-of-the-art sound and lighting professional production technicians. Three-time ACM Promoter of the Year and Joe’s Live partner, Ed Warm, is responsible for booking all the musical talent which has included big names like Kip Moore, Cole Swindell and Old Dominion as well as local favorites including Sixteen Candles and Boy Band Night.


WHEN: Mondays 7:30 PM
CONTACT: 312-422-0150
Since 1997, hosts Denise McGowan and Beckie Menzie have been hosting an open format, open mic night at Petterino’s, called Monday Night Live. From talented amateurs to Tony award-winning Broadway stars, you never know who will be appearing from week to week.  Guests can partake of the extensive dinner menu, or there is a pre-fixe, three-course menu for $19.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). Discounted valet parking is available after 7:00 PM.
Make a reservation at Petterino’s


Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
WHERE: 21 E. Hubbard, Chicago
WHEN: Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Shaw’s features some of the best jazz and blues bands in River North and, best of all, the performances are cover-free! Enjoy a beverage, a bite, and the great sounds of some local musicians in the Oyster Bar three nights a week!
Make a reservation at Shaw’s Crab House Chicago


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Mon Ami Gabi – Bethesda, MD
WHEN: Thursdays 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
CONTACT: 301-654-1234
Whether it’s date night or an evening out with friends, Mon Ami Gabi’s Live Jazz Nights are the perfect way to add some pizzazz to your Thursday. Sit back and take in music, courtesy of the Greg Harrison Trio from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM while indulging in your menu favorites and sipping on fine French wines.
Make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi in Bethesda