Best Spots for Group Dining
You finally got the whole crew to agree on the same day and time, now you just have to find the perfect place to get together. Looking for a boisterous place that’s perfect for a wild night? We’ve got that. Hoping to find somewhere that’s fun and intimate? Got ya covered. Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’ll find it with us. We’ve rounded up some of our prime locations that are good for group dining.
Take a trip to the Mediterranean for your next celebration at Aba and feast on mezze plates and large format cocktails all night long! Order up a “Groupie,” like the #SquadGoals or Study Abroad, serving 6-8 guests. Keep the feast going and order up favorites like the Muhammara, Beef Short Rib Hummus, Everything Jerusalem Bagel and more. For those looking for a more private dining experience, join us at the chef’s table seating up to 12 people, or grab a spot on the patio.
Make a reservation at Aba
Enjoy an Italian feast at Antico Posto in Oakbrook when you’re headed out with a big group! Whether it’s an office party, special occasion, or a simple night out with friends, spend it with family-style pasta and pizzas, and specialty entrees like Chicken Saltimbocca and Eggplant Parmesan. For those looking for a more private setting, guests can dine in Antico Posto’s private dining room and enjoy a full family-style menu.
Make a reservation at Antico Posto
Antico Posto’s family-style menu
Beatrix – Fulton Market. River North, Streeterville
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370
No matter what the occasion, Beatrix is the perfect meeting place for a big group! Enjoy the energetic vibe and comfort food with a healthful twist for your next celebration, team meeting, or a night out. Dine on a variety of dishes available in family-style including the Chili & Chocolate Glazed Salmon, Ahi Tuna Crudo, Turkey, Sweet Potato & Greens Neatloaf, and more! To learn more and inquire about group dining, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a reservation at Beatrix Fulton Market, River North or Streeterville
Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-589-7001 | Lincolnshire: 312-589-7001 | Schaumburg: 312-589-7001
Big Bowl’s lively and exciting atmosphere is the ideal space for group reservations. Available for parties of 6 or more, we offer a group share menu, served family-style. It’s the ideal way to sample a variety of Big Bowl favorites, while enjoying the traditional way of Chinese dining, providing our guests the option of trying a variety of delicious flavors.
Make a reservation at Big Bowl Chicago, Lincolnshire or Schaumburg
Big Bowl group share menu
Bub City – River North and Rosemont
CONTACT: River North: 312-620-4200 | Rosemont: 847-261-0399
Southern BBQ, whiskey and live country music — this is Bub City. Whether you’re a party of 2 or 20, Bub City is the perfect place to hang out with your group and dive into decadent (and shareable!) dishes like Giddy Up Fries, BBQ Nachos, Smokie’s Sampler Platters and more, plus cold pitchers of draft beer. Insider tip: Make it a Boilermaker by adding Old Forester 86 Bourbon (1 pint; approximately 10 shots) to any pitcher.
Make a reservation at Bub City Chicago or Rosemont
Nothing says group outing like tapas! Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! is the perfect place to bring your crew for a lively night out. Everything on the menu is designed to share, including our signature paella and pitchers of sangria. The weekend brunch selections are also served tapas-style, so your group can partake in sweet and savory brunch bites as well as breakfast paella with a scrambled egg crust and Spanish sausages. Normal reservations accepted up to 20 guests at select times.
Make a reservation at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
Devoted regulars frequent this gem in the North Shore with their friends and family. Groups can gather to watch a game and enjoy sushi and craft beers in the bar area, and families often unite to mark birthdays, anniversaries and engagements in a modern setting in private or semi-private rooms. Meticulously selected fresh seafood is the star, with prime steaks and lobster as the supporting cast. Chef Partner Mychael Bonner’s menu is vibrant and global, with rotating seasonal specials.
Make a reservation at Di Pescara
Di Pescara menu
Enjoy Family-Style Dinner every night of the week at River North’s favorite Italian-American comfort food spot, Il Porcellino. Available for groups of four or more, this Italian supper includes il Porcellino’s famous Tuscan cheese bread plus a choice of one salad, two antipasti, two pastas and two secondi for the entire table. What’s not to love about homey dishes like Fried Calamari and Prime Beef Meatballs, Gnocchi Bolognese and Spicy Scampi Spaghetti, Brick Chicken Vesuvio and Eggplant Parmesan?
Make a reservation at il Porcellino
il Porcellino menu
Find big flavor for your big group at L.Woods Tap & Pine Lodge! Step into the relaxing and comfortable atmosphere of this classic supper club, and enjoy dishes like Barbecue Chicken, Skirt Steak, Baked Macaroni & Cheese, L.Woods Chopped Salad, and more! Looking for private dining space? Join us in Lynn’s Back Room, which can accommodate up to 36 guests.
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Learn more about L. Woods private dining options
Osteria Via Stato
Food for Italians is something to be savored with family and friends – and our Italian Dinner Party follows this tradition. The family-style menu features a bounty of chef selected antipasti and seasonal pastas, followed by a choice of entree, individually plated. Guests can choose from dishes like; Slow Braised Short Rib with whipped potatoes, Chicken Mario with broccolini or Seafood Stew with scallops, shrimp and market fish. Relax, enjoy and let us bring the party to you!
Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato
Osteria Via Stato’s Italian Dinner Party menu
Since 2001, Petterino’s has been making the art of entertaining look easy. With an elegant, red-booths and a grand staircase to inviting private rooms, the menu from Chef Partner Mychael Bonner is elevated and approachable. For groups as small as 10 to epic productions up to 350, greats will enjoy the professional service, libations and food in an urban setting.
Make a reservation at Petterino’s
Saranello’s has become a prime destination in Wheeling for groups with a private room for 8 all the way up to 200. Flexible arrangements are equally suited for social and corporate gatherings, and the menu from Chef Partner Mychael Bonner is full of full-flavored crowd-pleasers, from housemade pasta and pizza to prime steaks and fresh seafood.
Make a reservation at Saranello’s
Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar – Chicago
Round up friends and family to enjoy signature pizzas, salads and small plates from the open kitchen at Stella Barra. From cozy booth seating to the coveted “Chef’s Table” to the all-seasons patio, Stella Barra has plenty of group seating available. Don’t miss the weekend brunch! From a Three Egg Breakfast to Caramelized French Toast, there’s something for everyone – plus $5 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis.
Make a reservation at Stella Barra Chicago
Looking for a venue for your next celebration? Enter The Dalcy, a new private event hall in the historic Fulton Market District of Chicago. The space is the ideal setting for weddings, cocktail receptions, events or gatherings, and can accommodate up to 600 guests. Plus, guests can enjoy modern American fare from a chef-curated menu, as well as a customized cocktail and wine program.
Make a reservation at The Dalcy
Three Dots and a Dash
Chicago’s premier tropical tiki bar and craft cocktail destination, Three Dots and a Dash, is the perfect place for a group, small or large. The menu boasts several shareable food and drink options, like the Rock Out With Your Conch Out! large-format cocktail, featuring a top-secret blend of rums, lime, grapefruit and pineapple, pomegranate, falernum and absinthe (serves 5-6 people). Or go for la piece de resistance, The Treasure Chest, which has a blend of rare rums, pineapple, guava, passion fruit, fresh lemon and a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne (serves 6-8). Wash down the libations with Captain Dino’s Pu Pu Platter — an assortment of yuca frites, spring rolls, king crab rangoons, coconut shrimp, Thai fried chicken and macadamia nut beef meatballs (serves 3-4).
Make a reservation at Three Dots
Three Dots and a Dash’s menu
Tokio Asian Fusion
Grab your crew and head to Tokio Asian Fusion. Share some signature maki rolls, Tokio Skillet Nachos, and 3 or 5 Taco Combinations. The patio offers communal seating for up to 10 guests and the main dining room and bonus room can accommodate groups from 6-10 people.
Make a reservation at Tokio Asian Fusion
Tokio Asian Fusion’s menu
Wildfire – Chicago, Oak Brook, Glenview, Lincolnshire, Schaumburg
CONTACT: Chicago: 312-787-9000 | Oak Brook: 630-586-9000 | Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100
When looking for reservations in the Chicago area to host your next group gathering, look no further than Wildfire. Ideal for large parties of 6 or more, our Club Menus are designed to please a variety of tastes for lunch or dinner. The menus are served family style on large platters to be passed around the table for sharing. You can bet no one will leave here hungry!
Make a reservation at Wildfire Chicago, Oak Brook, Glenview, Lincolnshire or Schaumburg
Wildfire Club menus
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Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar – North Bethesda, MD
From cozy booths to the large party Chef’s Table, Stella Barra has plenty of options for your group to enjoy pizzas, small plates and salads paired with craft cocktails, local beers and Italian wines. Don’t miss weekend brunch! From a Three Egg Breakfast to Caramelized French Toast, there’s something for everyone – plus $5 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis. Normal reservations accepted up to 15 guests at select times.
Make a reservation Stella Barra Bethesda
Wildfire – Mclean, VA
CONTACT: Amanda or Shanita 703-442-9110
When looking for reservations in the Tysons Corner area to host your next group gathering, look no further than Wildfire. Ideal for large parties of 6 or more, our Club Menus are designed to please a variety of tastes for lunch or dinner. The menus are served family style on large platters to be passed around the table for sharing. You can bet no one will leave here hungry!
Make a reservation at Wildfire McLean
Wildfire McLean Club menu
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Mon Ami Gabi – Las Vegas
From special occasions to ‘just because,’ Mon Ami Gabi boasts the perfect setting for a group dinner. Take in views of the Strip and Bellagio Fountains and enjoy delicious French fare for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Reservations recommended; patio seating is first come, first served.
Make a reservation at Mon Ami Gabi Las Vegas
El Segundo Sol
Whether you’re having a casual dinner or hitting the town, El Segundo Sol is the perfect spot to enjoy authentic Mexican eats with your crew. Share fresh-made guacamole, taco platters, enchiladas and more, and don’t forget the made-to-order margaritas and pitchers of sangria. The tree-lined patio compete with piñatas and string lights make for a festive meal, no matter the occasion.
Make a reservation at El Segundo Sol
Stripburger & Chicken
Who doesn’t love burgers and shakes? Located at Fashion Show Mall with a great view of the Strip, bring the crew down to our all-outdoor restaurant and bar to sip on boozy milkshakes, gourmet burgers, atomic cheese fries and more. Got a vegetarian in the group? Our Veggie Burger is one of the best around. Stripburger provides heaters in winter and misters in the summer so that you can enjoy the patio year round.
Make a reservation at Stripburger
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Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar – Hollywood
The vibe at Stella Barra is perfect for group dinners – complete with a large booth seating up to 14 guests, low-top and high-top tables in the bar area. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or ‘just because,’ enjoy signature pizzas, small plates and salads along with craft cocktails, local beers and Italian wines. Try house specialties like Spicy Salumi & Burrata Pizza or Avocado & Arugula Pesto Pizza with goat cheese – the option for half-and-half pizzas will make the whole crew happy.
Make a reservation at Stella Hollywood
Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar – Santa Monica
With a number of large-party high-top tables in the bar area, Stella Barra is the perfect place to gather friends for Happy Hour, lunch or dinner. Enjoy house specialties like Spicy Salumi & Burrata Pizza or Avocado & Arugula Pesto Pizza with goat cheese – the option for half-and-half pizzas will make everyone happy. Don’t miss the weekend brunch buffet! From egg enchiladas to caramelized French toast, there’s something for everyone – plus $5 Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis. Seating is first come, first served. Want to book a table or semi-private space?
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Big Bowl – Edina, Rosedale, Ridgedale
CONTACT: Edina: 952-928-7888 | Rosedale: 651-636-7173 | Ridgedale: 952-797-9888
Big Bowl’s lively and exciting atmosphere is the ideal space for group reservations. Available for parties of 6 or more, we offer our Group Share Menu, served family-style. It’s the ideal way to sample a variety of Big Bowl favorites, while enjoying the traditional way of Chinese dining, providing our guests the option of trying a variety of delicious flavors.
Make a reservation at Big Bowl Edina, Rosedale or Ridgedale
Big Bowl Group Share menu
Wildfire – Eden Prairie
CONTACT: Debbie 952-914-9100
When looking for reservations in the Eden Prairie area to host your next group gathering, look no further than Wildfire. Ideal for large parties of 6 or more, our Club Menus are designed to please a variety of tastes for lunch or dinner. The menus are served family style on large platters to be passed around the table for sharing. You can bet no one will leave here hungry!
Make a reservation at Wildfire Eden Prairie
Wildfire Eden Prairie Club menu