Restaurant-logo_for-web_295x141_Trattoria-No-10Trattoria No. 10

10 N Dearborn Street
Valet parking ($15), available from 5PM until after the performance

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30AM-2PM, 5-9PM; Friday 11:30AM-2PM, 5-10PM; Saturday 5:30PM-10PM

Classic Italian dishes with a contemporary flair have made Trattoria No. 10 a Chicago favorite since 1989. The subdued elegance of the interior, with arched walkways, murals and original art, provides an intimate atmosphere that is perfect for pre-theater dining. Unique homemade ravioli like the popular butternut and acorn squash with a sweet walnut butter sauce, as well as the house-made spicy sausage with arrabiata sauce have remained favorites on the menu for over 25 years. As a Green Seal Certified Restaurant, Trattoria No. 10 takes great pride in sourcing sustainable foods from local farms and adhering to the Shedd Aquarium’s Right Bite sustainable seafood buying program. All major credit cards accepted. Wheelchair Accessible. Private rooms are available; for private dining inquiries, call Elisa at 312.984.0098.



17 E Monroe Street
Valet service is available on Monroe Street.

11AM-2PM; Weekday Dinner 5PM-10PM, Friday/Saturday Dinner 5PM-10:30PM

Lockwood Restaurant & Bar’s rotating, seasonally fresh menu plates high taste quality from scratch with the help of local farmers and an in-house rooftop garden + apiary, rounded out with perfectly prepared trademark cocktails. Located on the lobby level of the historic Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, we invite you to elevate your theater experience with chef inspired menus, extensive wine lists and 6 hour theatre parking validation with dinner purchase.



124 S Wabash Avenue
Valet service is available on Monroe Street.

Hours: Open most evenings at 4PM

Located on the lobby level of the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel, Potter’s offers throwback cocktails, like the Aviation, and an upscale menu perfect for sharing. Before the show make your 4-6PM a bite, bit, or sip happier with the Happy Hour Menu. Potter’s offers the perfect setting for a post-performance nightcap.

Restaurant-logo_for-web_295x141_russian-tea-timeRussian Tea Time

77 E Adams Street
Parking is available at Inter-Parking in the Adams-Wabash self-park or at 55 E. Monroe

Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday/Saturday 11AM-11PM

Owner and Chef Klara Muchnik and her son, Vadim Muchnik, opened Russian Tea Time in 1993. Centrally located in the heart of Chicago’s Downtown, Russian Tea Time has earned the distinction of being one of Chicago’s culinary “landmarks.” Russian Tea Time offers a variety of dishes from the diverse regions of the former Soviet Union Republics. Guests can indulge in an extensive assortment of vegetarian dishes – Tashkent Carrot Salad, Eggplant Orientale, Beet Cavier, and Golubtsy (cabbage rolls) to name a few. Some of the signature dishes include Pelmini (meat dumplings), Borscht (Ukranian soup), Russian Blinis (think Russian pancakes), Wild Game, Cavier, and many more. Experience our Afternoon Tea Service, offered daily from 2:30-4:30PM. Indulge in Russian Tea Time’s homemade, delicious, and savory desserts and house blended tea.


65 E Adams Street

Valet available for both lunch and dinner. Validated parking in the 55 Monroe St. parking garage located across the street. tesori is also right off the Adams/Wabash CTA brown line stop.

Hours: Open everyday at 11:30am.

Step into Italy and an authentic Italian experience with tesori trattoria and bar only a short walk away from Auditorium Theatre. With a focus on seasonal, fresh ingredients, the chef-driven menu borrows from Italy’s various regional influences while the adjoining bar features handcrafted cocktails, a curated selection of local craft beer and an extensive Italian-driven wine list highlighting many of Italy’s regional varieties as well as old and new world wines. Enjoy a sampling of small plates, our signature, hand-tossed thin crust pizza or hearty Italian and modern classics in a relaxing and comfortable setting. Whether joining us for a pre-show dinner or lounging post-concert with one of our specialty old-fashioneds, you’re always welcome. Come by anytime.


10 N Dearborn Street

Hours: Monday-Friday 11AM-4PM

Sopraffina’s private dining room has a charming and relaxed style that is intimate and casual, yet elegant without the feeling of formality. Buffet, family style, and cocktail party menus are available for private parties up to 200 guests. Please contact Elisa Harmon at 312.984.0098 or for more information.


Recommended Hotels

Palmer House HiltonThe Palmer House Hilton

17 E Monroe Street

North America’s most established hotel, the Palmer House Hilton first opened its doors in 1871 and has remained the place to “see and be seen” in downtown Chicago. When you come to our hotel, you don’t just stay here, you live here – even if it’s only for a night. Today, having undergone a $215+ million renovation, we continue evolving to serve you with the latest conveniences and comforts in meetings, accommodations and dining – a hip and historic blend of modern nuances and Chicago cultural significance.

Hilton Chicago

720 S Michigan Avenue

Chicago Hostelling International

24 E Congress Pkwy
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Area Attractions

For information on things to do around the Auditorium Theatre during your visit to Chicago, visit Choose Chicago and the Chicago Loop Alliance.