Theater on the Lake is a theater venue located in Chicago, IL, that offers its Lakefront Restaurant event space for private parties. The room offers an idyllic backdrop for dinner parties and other get-togethers, boasting panoramic views of Lake Michigan. Operated by the Chicago Park District, this stunning historic building exudes elegance and sophistication.
The Lakefront Restaurant blends contemporary style and classic elements. The space’s exposed steel beams and large windows evoke nostalgia for turn-of-the-century architectural trends. Opening onto the shoreline with views toward downtown Chicago, the wall-to-wall windows provide ample natural light and access to the restaurant patio. A bar is situated at the center of the room so guests are never far from refreshments. The space can accommodate up to 125 guests and is suitable for seated or cocktail-style layouts.
Clients who book their event at Theater on the Lake will have the opportunity to design their own menu. Chef Cleetus Friedman has created an extensive list of appetizers and dishes designed for various event types. The culinary team uses fresh, local ingredients and menu items change seasonally. The expert bartenders mix craft cocktails, and a list of exquisite wines provide the perfect pairing for each course.