Lou Mitchell’s

After a night of drinking and dancing, what better way to treat your raging hangover than with diner-style food? Do breakfast right with this old-fashioned Chicagoan food classic, Lou Mitchell’s, where patrons have been served hearty breakfast and lunch dishes since 1923. While you’re there, have a “World’s Finest Coffee” to take off that post-party edge!

Address: 565 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60661


Gibsons Bar and Steakhouse

Gibsons Steakhouse & Bar, Chicago

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Welcome to red meat heaven.

For succulent steak and a fabulous view of Lake Michigan, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse is the gold standard. Located in the space that was made renowned by the famous Mr. Kelley’s, and then later occupied by the illustrious hot-spot, Sweetwater, Gibsons has the bones of old Chicago in its foundations. Grab a martini while you’re there and toast to the tender taste of Prime Beef.

Address: 1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611


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