The Best Black Friday Specials in Chicago You Cannot Miss

We’ve talked enough about where to get your Thanksgiving dinner ordered. But let’s not forget now is also the best time to shop of the year — Black Friday! Good for foodies like ourselves, Chicago restaurants are never too shy to come up with amazing holiday campaigns and specials. So grab your notepad, or better, your credit card, and be ready to snatch these Black Friday Specials in Chicago from your favorite local business!

Mercadito River North

108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654

Not for Black Friday, but Mercadito is bringing you a Black Wednesday drink special! Diners can enjoy $25 Don Julio 1942, $25 Clas Azul Reposado, and $5 Daura Damms or Tecates.


The Spice House

1512 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610

The Spice House, trusted purveyor of the finest spices, herbs, blends, and extracts will offer the below holiday deals:

  • Sunday, November 21-Sunday, November 28
    • Spend $100 and save 20%.
    • Spend $75 and save 15%.
    • Spend $50 and save 10% and get free shipping.
      • Code: BLACKFRIDAY
    • Cyber Monday: 15% off all Gift Box Sets
      • Code: CYBERGIFT

Beatrix Restaurants

All Locaitons

WHEN: Friday, November 26: Fulton Market, River North, Streeterville: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Oak Brook: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Fuel up for Black Friday shopping with an extra day of brunch at Beatrix. Brunch begins at 8:00AM at River North, Streeterville and Fulton Market and at 9:00 AM at Oak Brook location. Brunch is available for Dine-in, carryout and delivery.

Crab Cellar

1962 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

WHEN: Friday, November 26: 3:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Crab Cellar’s unlimited lobster experience kicks off on Black Friday. Dive into endless Steamed Lobster and Prime Burgers starting at $95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). Add on bottomless sides of fries & mac & cheese. Reservations are required and can be made online through Tock. Make a reservation at Crab Cellar.

Old Town Pour House & Sweetwater

Multiple locations

Enjoy Black Friday Brunch and Bourbon County Stout Tapping at Old Town Pour House and Sweetwater. In addition to the full brunch menu, we’re tapping the rare and coveted favorite for guests to enjoy the day after Thanksgiving. Also, for a limited time, you can purchase $100+ in gift cards and enter to win The Ultimate Chicago Weekend for Two, including airfare, two-night stay downtown, Sky Deck tickets, a river cruise, a tour of Goose Island, and more.

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Image Credit: Buffalo Creek Brewing

Alpine Fest at Buffalo Creek Brewing

Set against a scenic pine forest backdrop, the Alpine Biergarten features multiple roaring fire pits, patio and barrel table heat lamps, throws and apparel to stay warm, twinkle lighting, holiday décor, outdoor table service, and over two acres of winter wonderland to explore. During opening weekend (Nov 26-28), aptly named Alpine Fest, the Chicago Culinary Kitchen food truck will be on-site serving up Texas-style BBQ to heat things up even more!

Also, new this year, BCB will expand its Alpine concept with the introduction of the Alpine Lodge – a cozy German winter lodge atmosphere for those who prefer to stay indoors.

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Image Credit: Birch Road Cellar

Birch Road Cellar

2002 W Roscoe St, Chicago, IL 60618

1113 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

This holiday season, you can give the gift of experience and a personal locker in a 57-degree temperature-controlled wine, beer, and spirits cellar with a gift membership to Birch Road Cellar. From a daytime co-working space and member-only events to date nights, game nights, wine and spirits appreciation nights, and private gatherings, Birch Road Cellar members use the Roscoe Village and Lincoln Park clubhouses for various activities.

The membership is a unique experiential gift for someone new to the city, the wine and spirits lover or even those who work from home. The gift membership is $315 for a 3-month membership and the enrollment fee is waived. Gift recipients will be presented with a custom Birch Road Cellar key chain in a decorative key box which can be shipped at no extra cost. Learn more about the membership deal or purchase at

Sable at Navy Pier and Lirica Restaurant

900 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

This holiday season, gift the opportunity to experience Chicago’s most iconic destinations like never before with Sable at Navy Pier, the first and only hotel on Navy Pier, and Lirica Restaurant. For a limited time only, patrons can enjoy a complimentary $25 bonus gift card for every $100 gift card purchase at Sable and Lirica. These sales are for a limited time only, running now and valid through December 31, 2021.

Locals and out-of-towners alike looking to extend their Thanksgiving weekend are also welcome to enjoy an exclusive Flash Sale at Sable, going on from Thanksgiving Thursday 11/25 through Tuesday 11/30. During this time, guests will enjoy $50 off per night with discounted rates starting at $129, when booking here.

Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown

71 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Save up to 30% and receive 3X the points when you book Royal Sonesta Chicago Downtown’s Black Friday Savings by Nov. 30. Experience the hotel’s recent renovation that not only changed the look of the hotel but purposefully reinvented the way a traveler interacts with their space. The property has some of the largest guest rooms in all of Chicago, averaging at about 400 square feet, and the design was meant to make guests feel like their room is a home away from home. To book online visit

Kimpton Gray Hotel

122 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603

At The Gray, book the hotel’s Cyber Sale using an Advance Saver rate by Dec. 6 and save up to 25% off the Best Flexible Rate. But that’s not all, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants will give $5 per night to No Kid Hungry. After all, it is the season of giving and receiving—it’s time to grab a festive outfit and swap digital happy hours for cocktails made by real bartenders at the hotel’s two amazing bars, or bottled concierge cocktail selection. To book online click here.

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

221 N Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

Experience stunning views from a spacious room or suite and unmatched amenities including an indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. Book now through  Nov. 30 with code CYBERMON to receive 25% off your next stay in honor of Cyber Week! To book online click here.

Sultry Steps Boutique

1112 S Delano Ct, Chicago, IL 60605

Must. Have. New. Boots. Come on, are you really not going to get a new pair for this holiday? Well, see if this deal changes your mind! Sultry Steps Boutique located within Roosevelt Collection Shops will be offering 15% off all in-store purchases, free shipping on all online orders (use code SULTRY), and customers will receive a free fashion shoe calendar with in-store purchases.

Art of Pure

958 W Armitage AveChicago, IL 60614

  • It’s the holiday season, you need something for your skin to battle all that carb and fat you’re about to put down your throat (although, no judgments here!). Well, then check this out: Newly opened Art of Pure, clean beauty and wellness curator will be running a 20% off sale, both in-store and online. For purchases over $300, shoppers will receive a free gift valued at $53. What’s your next organic skincare product going to be?

Nobu Hotel Chicago

155 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607

What does Thanksgiving remind you of? A staycation! From Nov. 24-26, book Nobu Hotel Chicago’s Black Friday rate and receive 30% off one of a luxurious Suite or 25% off an indulgent Deluxe Room. Free cancellation. Blackout dates may apply. Book online at

Love Charlie

3352 N Paulina StChicago, IL 60657

Founded by local retail entrepreneur Megan Morrison, this newest boutique for women offers a curated range of apparel, accessories, and gifts in a concept inspired by Morrison’s late grandfather, Charlie Arie. For Black Friday, Love, Charlie will have select items at 25% off.

Expect the likes of Citizens of Humanity, 525, Gentle Fawn Sweaters, Jenny Bird Jewelry, and Bobi paired with approachable pieces (denim starting at $58 and tops under $50) from Endless Rose, Lush, Just Black, Z Supply Lounge, and Lila Ryan Denim. Don’t forget to shop local for your loved one’s this holiday season with assorted giftables (greeting cards, wine glasses, stationary, candles, toiletries etc.) from Chez Gagne, Sapling Press, Pure Sol, EMO Candles, and Hi Love Travel starting at just $6.

Alexandra Marks Jewelry

1747 W Division St #1f, Chicago, IL 60622

This adorable jewelry store will offer an early Black Friday sale that starts today (11/23). For Black Friday, the affordable fine jewelry company will offer 20% off everything (including diamond jewelry) + free shipping.

The boutique and the online store have an impressive collection of both everyday and special occasion pieces (including earrings, bracelets, and necklaces for the bride-to-be!) New items arrive every week, meaning you can shop regularly and always find something that you love, need, and have to have!

Featured Image Credit: Buffalo Creek Brewing