About Recess

Recess, 838 W. Kinzie St., serves up delicious American food and drink, good times and zero red tape in Chicago’s West Loop. Chef Amanda Salas’s menu taps into the cravings of everyday life, offering casually elevated dishes with playful Chicago swagger, while Alec Pignotti’s beverage program takes a bright, ingredient-driven approach with cocktails both classic and original.

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    Black Wednesday Pajama Party!

    Black Wednesday Pajama Party! On Black Wednesday, November 24th, we’re turning up while dressing down! Grab your favorite pair of pajamas and join us from 8p-12 as we turn Recess/City Hall into a massive GAME ROOM filled with Twister, pillow forts, and more! $40 all you can drink for 3 hours. No tickets are required […] More

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    It’s Fall Y’all Pop-Up at Recess

    About this event Live, laugh, and love your way over to our fall pop-up! Starting 11/11 we’ll be transforming our patio into a gourd-geous fall landscape! Skip the PSL that day and instead come enjoy our seasonally-themed food and drink specials, snap a pic in front of one of our many Insta-friendly backgrounds, AND play […] More

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    Halloween party at Recess

    This Halloween (Friday 10/29) we’re bringing Sin City to Recess, with a zombie twist! For one night only, Recess will be transformed into a twisted Las Vegas, overrun by blood-thirsty zombies, as seen in the hit Netflix movie ARMY OF THE DEAD. We’ll serve up themed food and drink specials, and outfit our team in […] More

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