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restaurant guide (within walking distance of the Drake Hotel)

 

Bistronomic, 840 N Wabash.312 944 8400.(French Bistro)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right at Michigan Avenue.
▪ Turn left and walk two blocks to Chestnut.
▪ Turn right onto Chestnut and walk two blocks to Wabash and turn left.

Café Iberico, 737 N LaSalle Drive (Spanish)

Carmine’s, 1043 N. Rush Street, 312-988-7676 (Italian)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Proceed straight ahead 1 ½ blocks to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right onto Rush Street and proceed straight ahead two blocks. Carmine’s is on the right side at 1043 N. Rush Street.

Cheesecake Factory, 875 N. Michigan Avenue (John Hancock Center), 312-337-1101 (Casual American)

▪Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left on Michigan and go 1 block to Delaware Place. The Hancock Center is on your left.

Coco Pazzo Café, 636 N. St. Clair Street, 312-662-2777 (Italian – Tuscan Style)

▪ Exit the Walton door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and proceed straight ahead 8 blocks to Ontario.
▪ Turn left onto Ontario and go 1 block to St. Clair Street. Turn left on St. Clair. Coco Pazzo Café is on your left.

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen 100 E Walton 312-626-1300 (American Soups Salads Sandwiches)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk across Michigan ave and in a quarter block Doc B’s is there

Dublin’s Bar & Grill, 1050 N. State

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 58 East Oak (312 888 2499 (American Steak and Seafood)

▪ Exit the Drake from the Oak Street side.
▪ Turn left and cross Michigan Ave.
▪ Walk half a block Del Frisco’s is on the right side.

Einstein Bagel’s, 109 East Pearson, 312 881 5056 (Bagel shop)

▪ Exit Walton entrance and make a right.
▪ Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and walk three short blocks to Pearson St.
▪ Turn right onto Pearson and walk one block to Rush.

Francesca’s on Chestnut, 200 East Chestnut (312)482 8800 (Casual Italian)

Gaylord Fine Indian Cuisine, 100 E. Walton Street

Grill on the Alley, 909 N. Michigan Avenue, 312-255-9009 (Traditional American Steakhouse)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue.
▪ Walk one block to Delaware Place. Grill on the Alley is on your left at 909 N. Michigan.

Fig and Olive, 104 East Oak (312)445 0060 . (Mediterranean)

▪ Exit the hotel from the Oak St Side.
▪ Cross Michigan Ave and walk half block.
▪ Fig and Olive is on the right side.

Gibson’s, 1028 N. Rush Street, 312-266-8999 (Steak & Seafood)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Proceed straight ahead 1 ½ blocks to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right onto Rush and walk 1½ blocks straight ahead. Gibson’s is on your left (after Oak Street) at 1028 N. Rush Street.

Gino’s East, 162 E. Superior Street, 312-266-3337 (Pizza) *No reservations accepted:

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and walk 5 blocks to Superior Street.
▪ Turn left onto Superior Street and walk ½ block. Gino’s East is on your left at 162 E. Superior Street

Giordano’s, Rush & Superior, 312-951-0747  (Pizza) *No reservations accepted:

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and walk 5 blocks to Superior Street.
▪ Turn right onto Superior Street and walk 1 block to Rush Street. Giordano’s is on your right at Rush & Superior. THEY DELIVER.

Hugo’s Frog Bar, 1024 N. Rush Street, 312-640-0999 (Seafood and Gibson’s Steaks)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Proceed straight ahead 1 ½ blocks to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right onto Rush and walk 1½ blocks straight ahead. Hugo’s is on your left (after oak Street) at 1024 N. Rush Street.

Jelly Fish, 1009 N Rush, 312 660 3111. (Sushi)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk one block to Rush Street and turn right and continue for  one and half blocks and it is on the right second level.

Le Pain Quotidien, 10 East Delaware, (312)380 6665 (Organic bakery, sandwiches)

▪ Exit the hotel from the Walton Street door.
▪ Turn right and walk two blocks to State street, turn left and walk one block to Delaware. Le Pain is on the corner.

Lavazza Coffee 140 East Walton Place DRAKE HOTEL ARCADE 312 640 2440 (Coffee Sandwiches, salads and gelato)

Le Colonial, 937 N. Rush Street, 312-255-0088 (French-Vietnamese)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk straight ahead across Michigan Avenue and continue to Rush Street. Turn right on Rush, Le Colonial is on the right side.

Lou Malnatis 1120 N State, 312 725 7777 (excellent Chicago pizza)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk to State Street and turn right. Walk three short blocks and it is on the left side. THEY DELIVER.

Lux Bar, 20 E. Bellevue Place, 312-642-3400 (Eclectic American)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Proceed straight ahead 1½ blocks to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right onto Rush and walk 2 blocks straight ahead. Lux Bar is on your right – at 1018 N. Rush Street.

Maple and Ash, 8 W. Maple. (312) 944-8888 (American)

▪ Exit the hotel from the Oak Street door to the left.
▪ Walk across Michigan Avenue to State Street.
▪ Turn right to Maple and look left. The restaurant is to the right.

McCormick & Schmick’s, 41 E. Chestnut Street (Steak and Seafood), 312-397-9500

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Walk straight across Michigan Avenue and continue to Wabash Ave.
▪ Turn left on Wabash and continue two blocks to Chestnut Street. McCormick & Schmick’s is on your right.

Merlo on Maple, 16 W. Maple Street, 312-335-8200 (Italian – Bolognese Style)

▪ Exit the Walton Street and turn right.
▪ Walk 2 blocks straight ahead to State Street.
▪ Turn right on State Street.
▪ Walk 3 blocks to Maple Street, then left onto Maple Street.
▪ Merlo on Maple is on the right side at 16 W. Maple Street. on your right, at 1015 N. Rush Street (Sutton Place Hotel)

Mike Ditka’s, 100 E. Chestnut Street, 312-587-8989 (Steaks, Chops, Burgers, Sports)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and proceed 2 blocks to Chestnut Street.
▪ Turn right onto Chestnut Street and walk ½ block straight ahead. Mike Ditka’s is on your right at 100 E. Chestnut Street.

Mirai Sushi, 990 Mies Van der Rohe Way (312) 316 2400 (Sushi)

▪ Exit the hotel from the Walton Street side and turn left.
▪ Walk half block to the first stop sign Mies Van der Rohe way and Mirai is on the corner.

Morton’s (The Original), 1050 N. State Street, 312-266-4820 (Steaks & Seafood)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Walk 2 blocks straight ahead to State Street.
▪ Turn right on State Street and walk 1½ blocks. Morton’s is located past Oak Street on the left side – lower level.

Nomi, 800 N. Michigan Avenue, 312-239-4030 (New French)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left at the corner (Michigan) and walk 4 blocks to Chicago Avenue.
▪ Turn right on Chicago Ave. and continue ½ block to the Park Hyatt Hotel. Enter the hotel and proceed to the 7th floor.

Nico Osteria 21 East Bellview, 312 994 7100. (Italian, very new in the Thompson Hotel)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk one block to Rush and turn right.
▪ Walk two blocks to Belleview and turn right.

Original Pancake House, 22 E. Bellevue Place, 312-642-7917 (Breakfast) *No reservations accepted

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Continue straight across Michigan Avenue and walk straight ahead to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right on Rush Street, then walk two blocks to Bellevue.Turn right. The Original Pancake House is on the left.

Pane Caldo, 111 East Chestnut, 312 649 0055 (Italian Creative Simple Modern setting)

▪ Exit Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk to Michigan Ave and turn left.
▪ Walk two blocks to Chestnut and Turn right.
▪ Walk half block Pane Caldo is on the left.

Pelago, 201 East Delaware, 312 280 0700 (Italian fine dining)

▪ Exit Walton Street door and turn left.
▪ Walk to stop sign and turn right onto Mies Van der Rohe to Delaware and turn left.
▪ Restaurant is next to Rafaello Hotel.

Pizano's Pizza & Pasta, 864 N. State Street

RL, 115 E. Chicago Avenue, 312-475-1100 (Traditional American)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue and walk 4 blocks to Chicago Avenue.
▪ Turn right on Chicago Avenue. RL is on the left at 115 E. Chicago Avenue.

Rosebud Steakhouse, 192 E. Walton Place, 312-397-1000 (Italian Steakhouse)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn left.
▪ Walk ½ block straight ahead.
▪ Rosebud Steakhouse is on your left.

Spiaggia, 980 N. Michigan Avenue, 312-280-2750 (Italian Fine Dining)

▪ Exit the Oak Street door and turn left. Walk to the corner and continue straight across Michigan Avenue.
▪ Enter the first building on your left (980 N. Michigan Avenue). Take the escalator to the 2nd floor and turn left.

Signature Room, 875 N. Michigan Avenue, 312-787-9596 (New American/Eclectic)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Turn left on Michigan Avenue and walk two blocks to Chestnut and turn left go inside the John Hancock building and take elevator to the 95th floor.

Sprinkles Cupcakes
Located on Walton Street, down the street from the Drake Hotel. Sprinkles has a rotating menu of delicious cupcakes and a cupcake ATM outside so you can get your fix even when the bakery is closed.

Tavern on Rush, 1031 N. Rush Street, 312-664-9600 (Steaks & Seafood)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right. Walk across Michigan Avenue and continue to Rush Street.
▪ Turn right on Rush Street and walk two blocks to Bellevue Place. Tavern on Rush is on your right.

Tempo, State & Chestnut, 312-943-4373 (24 Hour Diner with full breakfast menu)

▪ Exit the front door and turn right. Walk 2 blocks to State Street. Turn left on State Street and walk 2 blocks to Chestnut Street.

Topolobampo, 445 North Clark Street, 312-661-1434 (Mexican - excellent)

Velvet Taco, 1110 N. State Street

Volare, 201 E. Grand Ave 312-410-9900 (Italian)

▪ Exit the Walton Street door and turn right.
▪ Walk eight blocks to Ohio Street and turn left.
▪ Walk three blocks to Fairbanks and turn right.
▪ Walk two blocks to Grand Avenue.
▪ Volare is on the left side of the street.

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