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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    Introducing Trivia Wednesdays at Recess!

    It’s here! Wednesday night trivia is making its way to Recess, kicking off THIS Wednesday, January 5th at 7PM! ​Grab your (astute) friends and join us for drink specials and a chance to win prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place as we put your knowledge to the test! Click here to make a reservation. More

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    New Year’s Eve House Party🎉

    New Year’s Eve House Party🎉 Our house. YOUR party. Join us this New Year’s Eve for a RECESS HOUSE PARTY featuring a 4-hour food and drink package, entertainment by Local Jokes, dancing, and even a few party tricks up our sleeves. Dress up, dress down. This is your party and we’ll be there to make […] More

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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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