Mercadito River North is a restaurant venue located in Chicago, IL, that presents its Mezcalito lounge event space. This restaurant brings the flavors of authentic Mexican cuisine to Chicago’s River North neighborhood. From imported tequilas to traditional tacos, this venue offers a taste of Mexico to patrons attending private events.
Mezcalito is Mercadito’s newest event space and has been mindfully designed to create a unique, contemporary atmosphere. This versatile function room is suitable for various seating configurations. The dining area features plush booths and painted metal stools in addition to a bar fully stocked with premium spirits. Fish tanks lit by neon lights line the walls, and various aquatic species flaunt their colors. The room’s focal point is an inverted garden centerpiece crafted from vibrant succulents. This space can accommodate private events of up to 60 guests.
Mercadito’s expert bartenders and friendly servers provide attentive service to keep guests satisfied throughout their event. The bar staff specializes in making cocktails inspired by Mexican spirits, drawing on the popularity of mezcal. Their mixologists create classic favorites like margaritas as well as exclusive drinks such as the Mezcalito Negroni. Patrons can order small plates including chiles toreados, sopes de requeson, and tacos.