For that one hour escape from your office, you want to make sure to make most of your lunch hour. Whether you need a spot to entertain clients, are looking for a lunch deal, or to just grab a quick bite, here is a list of all of our restaurants in Chicagoland open for weekday lunch.

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Antico Posto
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: 630-586-9200
Antico Posto offers unique antipasti’s including Truffled Polenta Fries and Calamari, fresh salad and house-made pasta like Angel Hair Pomodoro or Gnocchi with Mushrooms.
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ASAP Poke
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-868-0002
ASAP Poke delivers signature bowls like The Classic Avocado with cucumbers, seaweed and watermelon radish or The Big Island Spicy with pickled mushrooms and sliced jalapeño. If you’re craving sushi, you have the option to make any bowl into a maki roll.
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Beatrix Market – DePaul Loop, Fulton Market, Loop, Streeterville
WHEN: Fulton Market & Loop: Monday – Friday; 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM | DePaul Loop & Streeterville: Monday – Friday; 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
CONTACT: DePaul Loop: 312-583-0598 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Loop: 312-629-0025 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001
Beatrix Market is a quick, grab and go market experience that features large self-serve salad, soup and hot food bars, rotating chef-prepared salads, sandwiches and snacks, premium nut and chocolate offerings, pre-made sandwiches and salads and individual Chicago deep dish pizza slices!
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Beatrix – River North, Fulton Market, Streeterville & Oak Brook
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: River North: 312-284-1377 | Fulton Market: 312-733-0370 | Streeterville: 312-642-0001 | Oak Brook: 630-491-1415
Beatrix offers Supernatural Chopped Salad, Crispy Kale Salad, Warm Pot Roast Sandwich, Prime Burger, Kennebec Fries, Oh My! Caramel Pie and more.
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Big Bowl – Chicago, Lincolnshire & Schaumburg
WHEN: Chicago: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Lincolnshire & Schaumburg: Monday – Friday; 11:15 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: River North: 312-951-1888 Lincolnshire: 847-808-8880 | Schaumburg: 847-517-8881
Enjoy our lunch menu with a variety of soups, salads, rice and noodle bowls, in addition to our regular menu. Enjoy guest favorites like our Big Bowl Chopped Chicken Salad, make-your-own stir-fry bar, Vegetable & Tofu Pad Thai, and more.
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Meat & Three Bub City lunch

Bub City – River North
WHEN: Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT312-620-4200
Bub City offers a Meat & Three lunch special, where diners choose one meat and three vegetables and sides for one low price of $16.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). Opt for mains like Chicago-Style Baby Back Ribs, the Double-Barrel Cheeseburger or Buttermilk Fried Chicken and pair it with such sides as BBQ Nachos, Cucumber-Tomato Salad, Cheesy Spoonbread and more. The Lunch & Three also includes a soft drink, sweet tea or La Colombe Coffee.
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Make a reservation at Bub City River North

 

Bub City – Rosemont
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
CONTACT847-261-0399
Bub City Rosemont offers their regular BBQ menu alongside the Meat & Three Weekday Lunch Special where diners choose one meat and three sides for one low price of $16.95, plus tax (gratuity not included). Opt for mains like Chicago-Style Baby Back Ribs, the Double-Barrel Cheeseburger or Buttermilk Fried Chicken and pair it with sides such as BBQ Nachos, Loaded Potato Salad, Brisket Baked Beans and more. Meat & Three also includes a soft drink, sweet tea or La Colombe Coffee.
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Make a reservation at Bub City – Rosemont

 

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!
WHEN: Fridays; 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-935-5000
Start the weekend early on Fridays with lunch at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba! From bite-sized pintxos like the Chorizo-Wrapped Date to signature tapas including Patatas Bravas, Baked Goat Cheese, Grilled Octopus and six types of signature sangria, there’s something for everyone.
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Di Pescara
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT847-498-4321
Di Pescara’s menu features a variety of options from fresh seafood to made to order sushi to burgers to their Signature Seafood Chopped Salad. Be sure to try their Tuna Tartare or Crab Cake to start.
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Make a reservation at Di Pescara

 

Ema
WHEN:  Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-527-5586
Ema offers healthful creations like Spicy Hummus, Grilled Octopus, Salmon Kebabs and more.
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Make a reservation at Ema

 

Rotisserie Ema
WHEN:  Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-527-5586
Rotisserie Ema’s quick grab and go counter features house-made hummus, chef-prepared salads and rotisserie chicken.
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Foodease
WHEN: Monday – Saturday, 10:30 AM – 8:00 PM; Sundays, 11:30 AM – 7:00 PM
CONTACT312-335-3663
Foodease Market located on the mezzanine level of Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue offers fresh greens, grains, vegetables, healthful chef-prepared salads and proteins. Don’t miss the pre-made sandwiches, wraps, snack boxes, hot bar and more.

 

Foodlife
WHEN: Sunday – Thursday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT312-335-3663
Head over to Chicago’s original dining hall for the ultimate lunch feast on the mezzanine level of Water Tower Place. With 14 different kitchens featuring a variety of cuisines including barbecue, stir-fry, a Chicago grill,  salad station, tacos, pizza and more.

 

Hub 51
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT312-828-0051
Hub 51 serves lunch options ranging from sushi and salads to tacos and two-handed sandwiches. Some of Hub 51’s all-stars include the Famous Pulled Chicken NachosBrussels Sprouts Salad, First-Rate Prime Cheeseburger and Premium Grilled Fish Tacos.
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Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
WHEN: Weekdays 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT312-379-5637
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab offers a host of salads – including the ever-popular Seafood Chopped – sandwiches and soups, as well as our signature Florida Stone Crab Claws, Alaskan King Crab, fresh fish and prime steaks. For those that save room for dessert, slices of pie can be ordered either by the full or half-slice. 
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L.Woods
WHEN: Weekdays 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: 847-677-3350
L.Woods serves Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich, L.Woods Chopped Salad, Barbecue Chicken Flatbread and more.
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burgers and fries from M Burger

M Burger – 161 E. Huron, 5 W. Ontario, Atrium Mall, Water Tower, Aurora
WHEN: Monday  – Sunday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-428-3548
M Burger serves up a wide selection of freshly ground burgers, hand-breaded chicken sandwiches, crispy fries and creamy shakes. Make every sandwich a “Combo” to include fries and a fountain drink for $9.99 plus tax, (gratuity not included). Don’t forget to ask about the secret menu as well.
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Mity Nice Bar & Grill
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT312-335-4745
Mity Nice Bar & Grill, located on the on the mezzanine level of Water Tower Place, offers a complimentary basket of Gluten Free Cheese Popovers and appetizers like the Deviled Eggs or Green Chili Chicken Nachos. Indulge in the Grilled Cheese Deluxe, Fritzy’s Special Burger or the Acapulco Salad.
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Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 630-472-1900
Mon Ami Gabi – Oak Brook offers Salmon, Spinach & Baby Kale Salad to Quiche Lorraine, Steak Frites to Trout Almondine. The Express Lunch Menu offers three-courses for $19.95 plus tax, (gratuity not included).
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Osteria Via Stato
WHEN: Monday – Sunday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-642-8450
Satisfy your Italian craving in only 30 minutes with Just Bring Me Lunch Pronto. Start with a seasonal salad or soup, followed by a choice of four Italian-inspired sandwiches like; Veal Meatball with provolone and tomato sauce or Chicken Pesto with arugula and tomato. Finish off with a Double Chocolate Tart with candied orange and whipped cream. Swap a sandwich for a pizza for $4 more. The menu is $10.95 per person plus tax, (gratuity not included).
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Petterino’s
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – close
CONTACT312-422-0150
Enjoy elevated classics like the Chicken Pot Pie, in addition to Italian American cuisine like the Pappardelle Bolognese. During the summer months be sure to sit outside on our patio.
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Ramen-San – River North, Fulton Market & Streeterville 
WHEN: River North & Fulton Market: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Streeterville: Monday – Friday; 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: River North: 312-377-9950 | Fulton Market: 773-645-0085 | Streeterville: 312-767-4075
Ramen-San offers an Express Lunch menu for $15 plus tax, (gratuity not included). The lunch includes your choice of a main dish (like slightly less-huge bowls or shio, tonkotsu or spicy yuzu ramen), one rice plate (big-eye tuna, panko-crusted chicken, or vegetable fried rice) plus a small salad-san and marinated cucumbers.
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R.J. Grunts
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM
CONTACT773-929-5363
Stop by to enjoy the All-You-Can-Eat Salad Bar, decadent burgers, hand-dipped milkshakes and more. The menu is available for both lunch and dinner.
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RPM Steak
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT312-284-4990
RPM Steak offers the best of its steaks, seafood and appetizers from the dinner menu, plus midday-only dishes including the Black Truffle Burger with grass-fed beef and foie gras butterSir Kensington’s Lobster Roll with lemon butter and served on brioche; and the Smoked Prime Rib Dip with horseradish cream and aged Provolone.
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Saranello’s
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT847-777-6878
Stop in for specialties from Sicily to Milan, including Nonna’s Meat Lasagne, Truffle Fettuccine Alfredo and fresh salads like our Crispy Chicken Cobb or Beet and Goat Cheese Salad. Start out with Italian small plates like Tomato Bruschetta and Garlic Knots or order the Three-Course Express Lunch for $15.95, plus tax (gratuity not included) which includes your choice of soup or salad, an entree and dessert.
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Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-527-2722
Visit Shaw’s Crab House’s Oyster Bar or main dining room for all of Shaw’s classics.  Shaw’s lunch menu includes additional entree salads and sandwiches like the Tuna Sushi & Asian Salad with spicy tuna make, 2 pieces of tuna nigiri, and an Asian salad.
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Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
CONTACT847-517-2722
Visit Shaw’s Crab House’s main dining room or the Oyster Bar for freshly rolled sushi, a cup of New England Clam Chowder, or the New England Lobster Roll. They provide a full lunch menu of fresh fish, salads, sushi, sandwiches and more.
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Summer House Santa Monica – Chicago
WHEN: Weekdays 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: 773-634-4100
Summer House Santa Monica offers fresh salads, market-driven small plates, sandwiches, surfer-style tacos and more, along with signature cookies and pastries from the Market counter. Check out the seasonal wine cart, handcrafted cocktails and Poké Bowls* (Poke Bowls only available during weekday lunch).
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Sushi-San
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT312-828-0575
Sushi-San’s Express Lunch menu is Teishoku-style with Express Lunch #1: a choice of San-specialties like Summer School Maki or a Tuna Trio, a Rice Bowl with protein options including Vietnamese Pork or Miso Salmon, plus miso soup and a salad-san for $16 plus tax, (gratuity not included). Looking for straight-up raw? Try the Oh-My-Kaze: a trio of salmon, suzuki and tuna served three ways – as sashimi, nigiri and maki – plus miso soup and a salad-san $22 plus tax, (gratuity not included).
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Tacos from Tallboy Taco

Tallboy Taco
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT: 312-488-4917
Tallboy Taco offers a selection of over ten tacos, unique salads and signature dishes such as the Roasted Corn Fundido with queso, lime and cilantro.
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Tokio Pub
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
CONTACT847-278-5181
Tokio Pub offers lunch selections like their hand roll maki, taco combinations, and ramen. Try their Red Dragon Roll with shrimp tempura, jalapeño, cucumber, spicy tuna & avocado on top, eel sauce, tempura crumbs for $16 plus tax (gratuity not included).  Start your lunch with nachos for the table: Tokio’s Original Skillet Pork Nachos with fresh cilantro, sour cream, house-made barbecue sauce, roasted salsa, and guacamole.
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Wildfire – Chicago, Glenview, Lincolnshire, Oak Brook, Schaumburg
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
CONTACT: Glenview: 847-657-6363 | Lincolnshire: 847-279-7900 | Oak Brook: 630-586-9000 | Schaumburg: 847-995-0100
Wildfire offers fresh salads, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, steaks, seafood, Wildfire Chopped Salad, Open-Faced Mediterranean Salmon Sandwich, Stuffed Burger of the Day and more.
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Make a reservation at Wildfire Chicago | Make a reservation at Wildfire Oak Brook | Make a reservation at Wildfire GlenviewMake a reservation at Wildfire LincolnshireMake a reservation at Wildfire Schaumburg

 

Wow Bao – Gold Coast, Lakeview, Michigan Avenue, Michigan Plaza, Theater District, Water Tower Place and 46 E. Chicago
WHEN: Monday – Friday; 10:30 AM – close (closing times vary based on location)
CONTACT: Gold Coast: 312-643-1185 | Lakeview: 773-433-5333 | Michigan Plaza: 312-226-2299 | Theater District: 312-658-0305 | Water Tower Place: 312-642-5888 | 46 E. Chicago: 773- 279-5217
Stop by Wow Bao for lunch and mix and match your favorite menu items to create your own combo meal. Choose from the signature bao, potstickers, rice bowls, salads and more. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available.
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