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Restaurant Partners

Located in the heart of downtown, Symphony Center is mere steps from the best of Chicago’s world-class dining scene. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is pleased to partner with local restaurants to present special offers on convenient pre- and post-concert dining experiences across a variety of tastes.

Acanto Restaurant and Wine Bar

Acanto Restaurant + Wine Bar

Italian Fare and Award-Winning Wine Program Across From Millennium Park

Acanto is the ideal destination for those who appreciate authentic Italian cuisine together with an inviting dining experience in a conversation-friendly atmosphere. The wine program is one of the most lauded in the U.S. with a two-glass “Best of Excellence” rating by Wine Spectator.

Show your same-day ticket for a complimentary round of bubbles or Chef’s curated sweets for the table with the purchase of an entrée.

18 S. Michigan Ave. | 312-578-0763 | | Reservations

Cherry Circle RoomCherry Circle Room

Modern Take on the Classic Supper Club Experience

Located inside the iconic Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, the Cherry Circle Room serves upscale farm-to-table fare including lavish meat dishes, towering seafood platters and tableside cocktails within an intimate, James Beard Award–winning dining room.

Enjoy a round of sparkling wine on the house when you present your same-day concert ticket.

12 S. Michigan Ave. | 312-792-3535 | | Reservations

The ExchangeThe Exchange

Cutting-Edge Culinary Experience, Historic Setting

A multi-room flagship from Chicago’s celebrated DMK restaurant group housed in the historic former Railway Exchange building, The Exchange specializes in a contemporary dining at its finest. A menu developed by the restaurant’s James Beard Award–nominated chef boasts inventive interpretations of staple entrées and sides, house baked bread and clever drink concoctions in a sophisticated space.

Symphony Center patrons can enjoy a $55 prix-fixe menu with shareable options, perfect for a group night out. Present your concert ticket for half off select wines by the bottle.

224 S. Michigan Ave. | 312-265-0591 | | Reservations

The GageThe Gage

Iconic Michigan Avenue Gastropub

The Gage has become a perennial favorite of locals and visitors alike for nearly 15 years by effortlessly blending European influence with American style. The restaurant serves refined, rustic cuisine, innovative libations and an award-winning wine list all in a lively, convivial setting. A “must visit” among Chicago’s dining scene.

Show your same-day ticket for a complimentary round of bubbles or Chef’s curated sweets for the table with the purchase of an entrée.

24 S. Michigan Ave. | 312-372-4243 | | Reservations


Classic American Grill with Modern Touches

Situated on the Magnificent Mile directly across from Millennium Park, Remington’s offers refined American fare including steaks, fresh seafood, rotisserie and a robust wine list with excellent service in a casual yet stylish setting.

Ticketholders can enjoy a prix-fixe, three-course meal, including dessert, for $45.

20 N. Michigan Ave. | 312-782-6000 | | Reservations

Russian Tea TimeRussian Tea Time

Historic Russian Tea House and Restaurant Next Door to Symphony Center

A longtime favorite of CSO concertgoers, Russian Tea Time serves a blend of Eastern European, Central Asian and Russian cuisines in an elegant, updated space mere steps from Symphony Center. Enjoy a daily afternoon tea service, a perfect bookend to a weekend matinee or weeknight pre-concert ritual.

Russian Tea Time extends a $50 prix fixe dinner menu, including a choice of wine, to Symphony Center patrons.

77 E. Adams St. | 312-360-0000 | | Reservations

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association is committed to creating a comfortable, enjoyable and safe environment.

For everyone’s comfort and safety, all patrons must wear a face mask throughout their visit.

Individuals are expected to self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms before attending a CSOA event. Patrons who are not feeling well, are exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms or have had or been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 10 days should contact Patron Services for flexible exchange and refund options.

Visit for the most recent information. Ticket holders receive specific instructions for entry ahead of each performance. Please note, other venues in Chicago may have policies that differ from Symphony Center.

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