For the last 12 years, Chicago Restaurant Week has challenged the best restaurants in Chicago to craft special prix-fixe menus for its annual two-week event. Old stalwarts and flashy newcomers alike participate, dishing out multi-course meals for under $50. With hundreds of restaurants participating, it can be tricky to know where to start. Which menus offer the best bang for your buck? If you can make but one reservation, which new Chicago restaurant should you try? And which spots offer gluten-free and vegetarian menus? We've got you covered with our 2019 guide to Chicago Restaurant Week.
What is Chicago Restaurant Week?
Chicago Restaurant Week is an annual, city-wide event that features special tasting menus at nearly 400 Chicago restaurants. Each participating location offers prix-fixe lunch or brunch ($24) or dinner ($36 or $48).
When is Chicago Restaurant Week?
Chicago Restaurant Week runs from January 25 to February 7, 2019.