On the surface, Chicago Athletic Association is a stunning historic hotel conveniently located across the street from Millennium Park. But once inside, you'll realize the building is home to some stellar restaurants and bars. Looking for sprawling views, family-style plates and top-notch cocktails? Head upstairs to rooftop restaurant Cindy's. If it's a steak and martini you're after, book a table at Cherry Circle Room. There's even a Shake Shack located on the first floor of the hotel for all your late-night burger cravings. Better yet, book a room and stay a while.
As the central business district of Chicago, the Loop sees a lot of traffic on a daily basis—from both office workers and tourists alike. Besides offering plenty of great lunch spots and bars for happy hours, there are also elegant restaurants to visit before catching a show in the theater district, plus decadent brunches you can enjoy before strolling along Michigan Avenue or checking out one of Chicago’s top tourist attractions. Whatever brings you downtown, you'll want to refuel with delicious bites from the best Loop restaurants in Chicago.
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