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Chicago boasts one of the most robust dining scenes in the world, with food of every flavor and variety available for your enjoyment. We've curated some recommendations around McCormick Place and across the city.

At McCormick Place

McCormick Place West features a variety of onsite food and beverage options, generally open from 8:00am to 4:30pm. See our map for onsite concessions options.

Coffee is available at the Starbucks, located at the east end of the main concourse (note that lines are generally long), the Dunkin Donuts kiosk, located at the west end of the main concourse, and the food court.

There are a variety of kiosks located through McCormick Place West, offering snacks such as candy, cookies, chips, and sandwiches, bottled soda, water, and juice, coffee, and more. See map for locations and hours.

Food Court and Cafes
The West Hall Food Court offers several options to choose from: Food Love, Little Italy, Pacific Rim, American Grill, Fiesta Brava, Express to Go Sandwiches, Salads and Snacks. Located on level 2 of the West Building.

West Hall Cafe F1 and F2 are located on the show floor, and include a Mediterranean Pizza Oven and Paninis, Gourmet Burgers and Chicken Sandwiches, and Express to Go Sandwiches, Salads and Snacks. Open during scheduled event activity only.

La Brea Bakery Cafe features fresh Pastries and made to order breakfast and lunch Paninis, as well as Grab n’ Go Sandwiches, Salads and a variety of Soups. Located on level 2 of the West Building. Open during scheduled event activity only.

The majority of McCormick Place West vendors are cashless, and require payment by phone or credit card. 

Around McCormick Place

There are a variety of dining options within a 15-minute walk of McCormick Place West, ranging from five-star dining to quick-serve convenience stores. Check out our Google Map of dining options within walking distance of the conference.

Downtown/The Loop

The Chicago Loop has dining options catering to every taste, from fast food to fine dining, in a relatively compact area with robust public transit and car service. For those staying at hotels downtown, here's a map with some local favorites to enjoy.

Around Chicago

Chicago has one of the best food scenes in the country, if not the world–no matter your taste or preference, there’s something delicious for you to eat. Check out some of the Midwest Clinic’s team’s favorites from all around the city, and feel free to ask us for a personalized recommendation at [email protected]. Note that some of these locations may require advance reservations, particularly fine dining restaurants.

This map includes a variety of dining options, at all price levels, located all around Chicago. Options are grouped by type of cuisine:

  • Italian
  • Chicago Staples–the foods that Chicago created & loves, including the iconic hot dog and deep dish pizza, Polish sausage and Italian Beef, and the jibarito sandwich.
  • Fine Dining & Michelin Stars–for those looking to spend $75 or more on their meal and enjoy something extraordinary. 
  • Brewpubs & Cocktails–Chicago has one of the best bar scenes in the country, with dozens of microbreweries located across the city. Enjoy a pint or a delicious cocktail you can’t get anywhere else.
  • Local Gems–some of our staff’s favorite places to return to again and again.
  • Vegetarian-Friendly
  • Asian–including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, and more
  • Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Indian
  • Mexican, Central, and South American