Cafe Spiaggia
980 N. Michigan Avel, Level 2
Inspired by one of the world’s most beautifully painted rooms – the “Camera Degli Sposi” in Mantua, Italy. Cafe Spiaggia recreates these famous 15th Century frescos and contrasts them with contemporary Italian furnishings, table settings and art. The atmosphere provides the perfect setting for Chef Partner tony Mantuano’s traditional Italian cuisine.
Daily 11:30am – 2:30pm and 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Cards accepted: All Major

1043 N. Rush Street
Carmine’s invites you to experience an unforgettable meal made with authentic Italian recipes passed down from generation to generation. A true cosmopolitan hangout, Carmine’s offers live entertainment, an extensive bar and an outdoor cafe that is the place to see and be seen from sun up to sun down. Whether dining al fresco or inside the elegant two-level dining room, even the most demanding taste buds will be overjoyed by Carmine’s impressive menu selections. Signature dishes include clams and oysters on the half shell, steaks and chops grilled to perfection, melt-in-your-mouth veal and chicken dishes, and of course generous portions of award-winning pastas. From the moment you are seated and served, you’ll understand why Carmine’s is packed with food afficionados every night of the week.
Open: Mon-Thurs. 11am – 11pm; Fri-Sat. 11am-midnight; Sun. 11am-10pm
Cards accepted: AE, DS, MC, V, Diners

Fred’s at Barneys
15 E. Oak


1009 North Rush Street

Le Colonial
937 North Rush Street
Transporting guests to another time and place, Le Colonial vividly recaptures the beauty, romance and spirit of French Colonial Southeast Asia from the 1920′s. Developed by successful restaurateurs Rick Wahistedt and Jean Goutal, Le Colonial is situated in the heart of Chicago’s esteemed Gold Coast in a charming two story vintage row house. Designed by Greg Jordar, Le Colonial is heralded for its offering of two distinct atmospheres under one roof. A 90 seat dining room in on the first level, which is adorned with handsome, louvered shutters, comfortable tightly-woven rattan chairs, lush potted palms ad tropical banana trees, and slow moving ceiling fans. A seductive bar/lounge on the second floor includes an enclosed terrace overlooking the bustle of Rush Street.
Open: Mon. 11:30am – Midnight; Tue.,Wed. 11:30 – 1am; Thurs. – Sat. 11:30am – 2am; Sun. 11:30am – 11:30pm
Cards accepted: all Major

18 E. Bellevue Place
Cards accepted: AE, MC, Visa, Diners

Spiaggia Restaurant
980 N. Michigan Ave, Level 2
Spiaggia, Chicago’s only 4-star Italian restaurant, synonymous with Italian elegance since 1984, has earned a national reputation for excellence. James Beard award-winning chef Tony Mantuano’s contemporary italian cuisine, accompanied by an award winning wine list and professional yet highly personalized service in an opulent setting, makes Spiaggia one of the fines luxury dining experiences in the country.
Open: Sun. 6:00pm – 9:00pm; Mon.-Thurs 6:00pm – 9:30pm; Fri.-Sat. 5:30pm – 10:30 pm
Cards accepted: All Major


1003 N. Rush Street

Starbucks Oak & Rush offers a unique second-floor lounge and a selection of small plate items included chicken and roasted tomato flatbread, bacon-wrapped dates with balsamic glaze, and chocolate fondue.  Patrons can sit by the fireplace, enjoy a glass of wine and take in this cozy, one-of-a-kind Starbucks experience.

Open: Sun. 5:00am – 10:00pm; Mon.-Thurs 5:00am – 11:0pm; Fri.-Sat. 5:00am – 12:00am

Cards accepted: All Major