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    The Bulls are BACK at RECESS!

    Join us this Wednesday for a free watch party featuring Benny the Bull, Bulls Entertainment performances, prizes, and more! PARTY STARTS: 5:30 TIP OFF: 6:00 P.M. Learn More Fans must be 21+ to attend and present a valid ID. Registration and tickets are not required. Watch party access is first come, first served, and subject [...]
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    We’re totally crushing on our new menu 😍

    Come explore our brand new menu featuring an entire burger section, nostalgic faves like Bosco Sticks and Cheesy Pull-Apart Bread, and comfort food classics like you’ve never seen them (Mac & Cheese on a sandwich.. say less)!! Click to Explore!
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    CHICAGO, are you ready for a BINGO RAVE?

    Expect confetti showers, lip sync battles, dance-offs, 90s/00s tunes, and insane prizes ranging from lawnmowers to vacations. We are so excited to be a part of the North American tour and host Chicago’s very first Bingo Loco in our event space, City Hall! Bingo Loco is Ireland’s #1 selling event and has hosted shows in 100+ locations [...]
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    Get Lucky This St. Patty’s Day!!

    Enjoy exclusive Recess St. Patty's Day specials like Reuben Rangoons, Corned Beef & Cabbage Pave, and Sticky Orange Stout Cake. Don't miss out! Specials are available this Saturday, March 11th! Reservations
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    Trivia at RECESS every Tuesday!

    Join us every Tuesday to test your trivia knowledge and play for a chance to win weekly grand prizes! Full monthly schedule below. June 13th - General Trivia June 20th - General Trivia June 27th - General Trivia June  6th - 90s Trivia! Click here to make a reservation
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    Buzzed Spelling Bee

    Drink, Spell, Drink, Repeat! Our queen bee @ginabelleofficial is back for another Recess Buzzed Spelling Bee! Join us Thursday, May 4th, for a hilarious night of spelling slip-ups, delicious drinks, and all the laughs provided by Miss GinaBelle herself! Reservations can be made for 7pm (or earlier) and the spelling Bee starts at 7:30pm. See you there! [...]
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    VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE for Best in Show!

    As Chicago’s MOST dog-friendly patio and bar, we couldn’t be more excited to partner with MCP Rescue for a BEST IN SHOW style dog competition. Use the form below to enter your contact info and upload your pup’s pic. Each entry also requires a $25 entry fee, with 100% of that fee benefitting MCP. Learn [...]
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    Restaurant Week at RECESS

    Spend Chicago Restaurant Week, a 17-day celebration of the city’s award-winning culinary scene, with Atomic Hospitality! Starting January 20th, experience the best of Recess, Tabu, and Untitled Supper Club with exclusive Chicago Restaurant Week Brunch and Dinner Menus. View the Restaurant Week Brunch and Dinner MenusChicago Restaurant week ends Feb 5th!Reserve your spot today! Learn [...]
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    Celebrate (Dog) Mother’s Day at Recess!

    CALLING ALL DOG MOMS! Mother's Day is this Sunday and we think the moms of our patio pups deserve some love too  Join us on the patio next Sunday (5/14) with your pup and receive a limited edition Recess Patio Pup bandana and a *special surprise* for mom! Click here to make a reservation
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