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Inside the United Center’s New Restaurant For Bulls and Blackhawks Fans

Queenie’s Supper Club opens today inside the arena

Queenie’s Supper Club is where the cool kids will dine before and after United Center events.
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Ashok Selvam is the editor of Eater Chicago and a native Chicagoan armed with more than two decades of award-winning journalism. Now covering the world of restaurants and food, his nut graphs are super nutty.

Diners won’t need a United Center event ticket to dine at Queenie’s Supper Club, the new restaurant that opens today at the home of the Bulls and Blackhawks. It’s a twist on a Wisconsin tradition from Heisler Hospitality — the owners of Bad Hunter, Pub Royale, and Sportsman’s Club — and operated by arena concessionaire Levy. For now, the restaurant will only be open during concerts and games but there are plans to expand hours.

The restaurant features a balcony that fans can see as they enter the arena through the atrium that houses the statue of Bulls legend Michael Jordan. There’s also a giant neon vertical sign announcing the restaurant’s presence. The owners wanted an upscale menu with steaks and seafood, avoiding the cliched sports bar environment. Don’t worry — there are still plenty of spaces inside the UC where customers can find that.

Queenie’s blends modern amenities, like fancy video screens, with classic charm. Big leather seats, taxidermy, and a serious bar are part of the restaurant’s atmosphere. There’s a piano in the center space and a private event room.

Walk through the space below. Queenie’s opens at 5 p.m. today before Maroon 5 takes the stage.

Queenie’s Supper Club, inside the United Center 1901 W. Madison Street, open on arena event days until an hour after the event finishes. Reservations available via Reserve.

Drink a brandy Old Fashioned at the bar.
Modern yet classic
A piano and video screens
Salads will be dressed table side and there may be more table side presentations in the future.
The balcony overlooks the atrium.
Another shot of the balcony.
One of the private booths
The private event space.
Hello, friend.
This isn’t a typical sports bar.

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