Chicago Restaurant Week: Our 8 Favorite Deals For 2021

Chicago Restaurant Week is back in Chicago! But, with all that is happening in the world, there are a few changes. The event now runs March 19th through April 4th. The number of participating restaurants has also changed. In 2020, there were more than 430 venues and this year there are only 250. But, have no fear, you’ll still be able to find some awesome deals. In the past, Chicago Restaurant Week has been all about increasing on-site customers, but with the restrictions on capacity, they have expanded to delivery and takeout. Now to me that’s good news! If you’re not comfortable going out but still want to participate in the deals, you still can! 

Aba

302 N Green St 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

Located in the West Loop and part of Lettuce Entertain You, Aba boasts a comprehensive menu of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Unlike some of the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week, Aba didn’t  skimp on their menu. They are offering both brunch and dinner deals! Brunch will be $25, including two courses plus a cocktail, wine or beer, and dinner is $55 that includes two courses, dessert and cocktail, wine, or beer. 

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Galit 

2429 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

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Remember how I said that some restaurants are offering delivery and takeout for Restaurant Week? Well, although Galit is participating in the deals, they are only open for delivery and takeout. But, don’t be concerned, they are still offering their $55 dinner deal that includes four courses and dessert! Enjoy four courses of Middle Eastern cuisine.

Girl & the Goat

809 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607

Girl & the Goat is one of Chicago’s best known restaurants thanks to the Top Chef champion, Stephanie Izard and is located on the Randolph Restaurant Row. This is the first year that they are participating in Chicago Restaurant Week and they certainly won’t disappoint. You can enjoy a four course meal PLUS dessert for $55. Though the items are picked from their regular menu, this is the perfect time to explore the newest addition to Restaurant Week. 

Table, Donkey & Stick

2728 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

This Alpine-inspired restaurant has been quite a reliable spot for Chicago Restaurant Week. It’s dinner menu ($39 for three courses) offers plenty of value. Plus, if you head over to their Instagram, you can see they are offering a limited number of (half) Amish chickens each night during Restaurant Week. And although centered around meats, vegetarians are welcome! Table, Donkey & Stick offers a one of a kind entree of confit radish tagliatelle. The menu is available for dine-in, takeout, and delivery.

ROOH 

736 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60661

ROOH has introduced a new era of modern Indian fine dining in Chicago. They are offering dinner for $55 with three courses and desert. And if you are a vegetarian you will have a lot to choose from. From cauliflower to paneer, ROOH has a wide variety of dishes whether you’re vegetarian or not. 

Virtue 

1462 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL 60615

Bringing you American Southern Cuisine, Virtue is a must for Restaurant Week. Like most of the restaurants participating, their menu is specialized for the occasion and is $55 per person. The menu includes three courses (including desert) and your pick of wine or spirits. 

HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen

1800 S Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60608

As part of Restaurant Week, HaiSous is offering two options for their dinners. You can choose from the $39 or $55 picks. But, they are a family style restaurant so be sure to grab your mom, your friend, or your partner because you’ll definitely need help finishing it all! You will experience two courses with a palette cleanser dessert at the end. And if you are gluten intolerant, have no fear, their whole menu is GLUTEN FREE! 

Wishbone 

161 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661

Chicago Restaurant Week is a good excuse to grab a table and dig into a $39 dinner menu made up of three courses—plus dessert! Fans of Cajun cuisine will love the crawfish beignets or shrimp and grits before a main course of salmon en papillote or pan seared rainbow trout. And finally you will end with a delicious buttermilk pie!

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