315 N. LASALLE STREET×CHICAGO, IL×312 822 0100
SOCIAL. CRAFTED. INCREDIBLY DELICIOUS.

Located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and water views from every seat - inside and out. James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef John Hogan’s menu of contemporary American tavern fare is satisfying and soul-warming. Meat, fish and veggies are roasted and carved tableside. Inventive drinks are on draft and cold-brewed cocktails from two slow drip infusion towers are offered alongside a large selection of local and Midwestern beers, craft cocktails, and wine. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new. Our Brews & Blues Brunch features Chicago's finest Blues musicians performing live from 12PM-3PM.  We'll see you soon for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks!

After four-star Spiaggia and other successful Italian restaurants, award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano takes on American tavern fare at River Roast. Mantuano is a recipient of the James Beard Foundation Award for "Best Chef Midwest" and the Chicago Tribune’s "Good Eating Award", which honors achievement in the food and restaurant industry. Outside of the kitchen, Mantuano is often recognized from Season Two of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. His other restaurants include: Spiaggia, Bar Toma, Terzo Piano, and Mangia Trattoria in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He is co-author of “The Spiaggia Cookbook” and “Wine Bar Food,” with his wife Cathy Mantuano, a wine and hospitality expert.

Chef John Hogan is a fixture in the Chicago culinary community. He started his career at four-star Everest, Kiki’s Bistro and the Park Avenue Cafe. When he opened his own restaurant, Savarin, the Chicago Tribune named Hogan as one of the "Top 10 Chefs in Chicago" while Travel + Leisure honored Savarin with “America’s Top 50 Restaurants.” Esquire magazine also honored Savarin with “Best Restaurant of 1999.” Just as steakhouses exploded across the country, Hogan took the helm at Keefer’s when it launched in 2001, developing a signature menu of Chicago-style dishes inspired by American classics. At River Roast, Hogan is sharing his straightforward but unique brand of cooking and collaborating with Mantuano, a friend for more than 20 years.

WHETHER YOU’RE PLANNING A GRAND AFFAIR FOR 1,200 GUESTS OR AN INTIMATE EVENING FOR EIGHT, our experienced event team will work with you to create a memorable event. With six spaces to choose from, each paying tribute to our historical landmark building, the options for corporate and social events are endless. 

Considering a Sunday Wedding in 2016? Look no further! Book your Sunday Wedding here at River Roast and enjoy a complimentary dance floor and beverage package upgrade! Contact our Private Events team for availability.

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NEIGHBORHOOD CHEF SERIES
Where Guests Can Expect To Feel Like Family...

Chef John Hogan teams up with Chef, Partner, & friend Tony Mantuano from Spiaggia to create a five-course menu.

Mon, Dec 19 | 6:00P - 8:30P

Reserve tickets online or by calling 312.822.0100.

 

HAPPY HOUR
M- TH | 4:30–6:30P | 9-10P

Click here for our Happy Hour menu.

AFTER WORK SET
THURS | 5:30 – 8:30P 

Kick back & relax to a special live performance: 
Thu, Dec 1: Smiley Tilmon

BLUES & BRUNCH
SA & SUN | 11:00A - 2:30P


Sat, Dec 3: Corey Dennison
Sun, Dec 4: Pat Smillie
Sat, Dec 10: Eric Noden
Sun, Dec 11: Dave Herrero
Sat, Dec 17: Ring of Music
Sun, Dec 18: Billy Flynn
Sat, Dec 31: Jamiah Rogers

LATE NIGHT MENU
M- TH | 9:00P - 10:00P

Our Late Night includes a slection of Chef John's favorites items at delicious prices:

5 dollar bites
9 dollar favorites
5 dollar beers
7 dollar speciality cocktails. 

For reservations click here or call 312.822.0100.

 

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RIVER ROAST
315 N. LaSalle St. Chicago, Il 60654
312 822 0100

Lunch
MON-FRI 1130AM-3PM

Dinner
MON-THURS 5-10PM FRI-SAT 5-11PM SUN 5-9PM

Brunch
SAT-SUN 11AM-2:30PM

Bar
LATE NIGHT

*Limited Menu Offered From 3PM-5PM

GENERAL INQUIRIES

Email Kevin Palmros KPalmros@levyrestaurants.com

PRESS INQUIRIES
Email  Christina Santarelli csantarelli@Levyrestaurants.com

PRIVATE EVENT INQUIRIES
Email our Special Events Team at RREvents@levyrestaurants.com

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LIVE BLUES BRUNCH
CHICAGO BLUES & HOMESTYLE BRUNCH ON THE RIVER

(Saturdays & Sundays 12PM-3PM)

River Roast’s curated brunch menu by Chef John Hogan paired with his favorite live Chicago Blues Bands.

Live Music schedule:

  • Sat, Dec 3: Corey Dennison
  • Sun, Dec 4: Pat Smillie
  • Sat, Dec 10: Eric Noden
  • Sun, Dec 11: Dave Herrero
  • Sat, Dec 17: Ring of Music
  • Sun, Dec 18: Billy Flynn
  • Sat, Dec 31: Jamiah Rogers

LUNCH     M - F 1130A - 3P     x     DINNER     M - TH 5 - 10P   x    F - SA 5-11P     SU 5-9P
BRUNCH  SA - SU 11A - 2:30P   x  BAR   M-T 11:30A - 10P   x   F - 11:30A - 11P   x   SA 11A - 11P   x   SU 11A - 9P
HAPPY HOUR M - TH 4:30P - 6:30P IN THE BAR AREA

*Limited Menu Offered From 3-5