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Wicker Park Hotel Opens Cafe Robey, Rooftop Lounge, & More

The Wicker Park nexus’ restaurant and bar scene is hotter than ever

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Cafe Robey
Nick Fochtman

Wicker Park finally has its game-changing and long-awaited boutique hotel. And for fans of eating and drinking on one of the most visible corners in Chicago, that means a sparkling new French-inspired ground-floor restaurant, and 12th-floor rooftop lounge, and much more.

The Robey and The Hollander opened for business this week, and with them Cafe Robey, its second-floor lounge, Up & Up rooftop lounge, and The Hollander’s casual hot dog eatery/drinking cafe/bike repair shop. Cabana Club, the indoor/outdoor bar with a swimming pool located on The Hollander’s sixth-floor rooftop, is slated for a spring 2017 opening.

To refresh, click here for a rundown of all the public spaces in the twin hotels and click here for a photo tour. Then proceed below to read the dinner, brunch, drink and dessert menus for Cafe Robey and The Hollander’s cafe, which serves hot dogs, bottled cocktails, craft and cheap beer, and boilermakers. Rooms at both hotels are open for booking now too, but the general public is free to eat and drink at all the restaurants and bars, although Up & Up prioritizes hotel guests first.

The Robey, 2018 W. North Ave., (872) 315-3050.

Cafe Robey

1600 North Milwaukee Avenue, , IL 60647 (872) 315-3084 Visit Website

The Hollander

2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647 (872) 315-3080

The Robey

2018 West North Avenue, , IL 60647 (872) 315-3050 Visit Website