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 to perfection and carved tableside. Inventive drinks like farmer’s market punch 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. 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, Lorenzo in Miami, 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, Kikki’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 with for more than 20 years.

Chris Jecha is the mastermind behind the drink program at River Roast. Jecha’s credentials include Landmark, BOKA and Katacomb Lounge, where he was General Manager. He was part of the management team of The Signature Lounge at the 96th located on the 96th floor of the John Hancock. At Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap, Jecha used his intricate knowledge of American Craft and International Beer to build one of the best beer lists in the city of Chicago. Here at River Roast, Jecha’s focus is on local and Midwestern beers, inventive cocktails and wine – curated to compliment River Roast’s soul-satisfying food.

WHETHER YOU’RE PLANNING A GRAND AFFAIR FOR 1,200 PEOPLE 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.

Contact our Private Events Team by email or by phone, 312-527-1417.

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Wedding Packages
Sunday saves you more for your honeymoon! Book your Sunday Wedding in 2015 and receive a bridal bargain package. Includes: waived dance floor fee and complimentary upgrade of bar package with the enrollment of The Riverside Wedding Package.

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Happy Hour
3 for $5 before 6PM (Monday through Friday)

End your day in our bar with three freshly shucked oysters or three of our signature carved sliders for $5.

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The Roost
(Monday- Friday, 11 to 3)

Grab a sandwich to go from our quick serve carving stand. Chefs selection changes weekly.

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Blues & Brews Brunch
(Saturdays & Sundays)

River Roast's signature brunch menu set to Chicago blues. Soundtrack curated by Chef John Hogan.

8/27/2014
Chicago Sun Times SPLASH
"Sunday Dinner: River Roast"

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8/21/2014
EATER
"Where to Eat Brunch in Chicago Right Now"

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8/19/2014
Tasting Table
"Roast Wanted Tony Mantuano's new restaurant, River Roast, goes big"

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8/14/2014
Pure Wow
"Whole in One"

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07/16/2014
UrbanDaddy
"Roast Guard: Oysters, Lobster Sliders and Beer on the River"

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07/01/2014
CS Modern Luxury
"5 Chefs to Watch"

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07/01/2014
WGN TV
“Lunchbreak: River Roast chef John Hogan makes peas”

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06/27/2014
Eater Chicago
“Chicago’s Most Anticipated Summer Openings”

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06/04/2014
Chicago Tribune
"Phil Vettel’s Summer Eating List"

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05/20/2014
Zagat
“22 Most-Anticipated Summer Restaurant Openings Around the U.S.”

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-3PM

Bar
LATE NIGHT

PRESS INQUIRIES
Email Jennifer Nickerson jnickerson@levyrestaurants.com

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BY LAND or BY BOAT

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