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Upscale Dining in
the Chicago Loop

Come experience one of Chicago's most awe-inspiring dining and cocktail gems. Located in architect Daniel Burnham’s historic Railway Exchange Building in the heart of the Loop, The Exchange is an upscale restaurant that promises an evening to remember. 


Blending Cuisine, Music, & Architecture

Comprised of a series of uniquely adorned rooms, we invite you to take a journey through our unique and imaginative spaces. Whether it's an intimate evening for two in our renowned Listening Room, a night on the town in our grandiose Atrium, or Sunday brunch with bottomless food and drink, The Exchange is more than just another restaurant in the Loop. It’s a crafted experience of cuisine, music, and architecture that contribute to the unique flavor of Chicago.

Catch Dinner and a Show in the Heart of Chicago

The Exchange is an upscale restaurant conveniently located in the Chicago Loop. Our close proximity to the city’s favorite theaters, most beautiful parks, and popular hotels make us the ideal destination for dining, working, meeting, hosting, caffeinating, and cocktailing.

a tall building in a city

Theater District

We’re only a few blocks from the city's favorite theaters like the Chicago Theater, CIBC, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
CIBC Theater
Chicago Theater
Theater District
Lyric Opera
Cadillac Palace Theater
Nederlander Theater

a statue in front of a building


What could cap an afternoon at the Art Institute or the Field Museum better than lounging with refreshing cocktails beneath an olive tree?

Art Institute
Pritzker Museum
Fine Arts Building
Museum of Illusion

a person sitting on a table


Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, The Exchange offers the perfect venue to sip your morning coffee or host a business lunch.

Palmer House
Silversmith Hotel
Chicago Athletic Association
Congress Plaza Hotel
The La Salle
Buckingham Hotel
JW Marriott

a tall building in Millennium Park

Parks & Recreation

From conventions at McCormick Place to strolls in Grant Park, the Exchange provides a perfect reprieve from the crowds and afternoon sun.

Grant Park
Millennium Park
The Bean
McCormick Place