Congrats on scoring tickets to Hamilton or any of the other wonderful shows that take place in Chicago's downtown theatre district. But this is not the time to grow complacent. Make sure to have an excellent pre- or post-show meal and don't settle.
The Loop can be an odd dining and drinking area for those who don't work there or those who immediately head home after clocking out. Sometimes it's difficult to know what's open past 5 p.m. and what's open on weekends, as many of those restaurants primarily serve the office building lunch crowd. Due to the demand for quick-serve options for lunch, sometimes evening diners are served food that's been under a heat lamp or originally intended to be consumed earlier in the day.
But don't be that person. This map whittles the dining choices to fancy and fast-casual restaurants within four blocks of the main theaters. Sometimes traffic and other variables will snarl guests, so a few quick choices were included. Listed in alphabetical order.Read More