Located in Chicago, IL, Uncommon Ground Lakeview is a restaurant and bar venue. Its exclusive event space, the music room, is a cozy area for private dining or cocktail receptions. Known for their seasonal American cuisine and housemade organic beer, this eatery seeks to ensure an enjoyable event.
The music room boasts a warm rustic ambiance, featuring a mixture of wood floors, furnishings, and walls. The section of exposed brick walls reflects the venue’s urban location. Colorful pieces of art are placed throughout, adding a creative flair to the space. This 2,000-square-foot area can accommodate up to 65 people and is equipped with audiovisual equipment.
As an eco-conscious establishment, Uncommon Ground Lakeview offers cuisine filled with sustainably-grown ingredients. Their group dining menu features a range of brunch, lunch, and dinner items. Guests can savor dishes such as fried chicken and waffles, pulled pork tacos, and hearty bacon-wrapped meatloaf. To keep their menu fresh and exciting, the chefs rotate their selections periodically. The venue’s on-site organic brewery provides an extensive list of vegan and gluten-free beers. To ensure unique dining experiences, the staff can work with clients to curate a custom event package.
What started as a neighborhood coffee shop in 1991 has grown into a full-service restaurant and entertainment venue. Owners Helen and Michael Cameron are committed to doing their part to help the environment. With their sister property, Uncommon Ground Edgewater, they created the first certified organic rooftop farm in the United States. Here, they grow a wide variety of the ingredients featured in their menus, including arugula, basil, cucumbers, hops, tomatoes, and strawberries.