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Need a Restaurant with Party Rooms?

Look no further. South Branch has become the ideal restaurant for private and semi-private parties. Our convenient downtown location, five star-rated events team, and variety of spaces will impress groups of all sizes.

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Unique Private Party Rooms

Our restaurant is nestled along the Chicago River and offers beautiful indoor and outdoor event space that will leave you and your guests smiling. We host groups of 15 to 300 people for thousands of events each year.

Whether hosting a company outing, planning a family meal, organizing a charity event, or just celebrating with friends, our restaurant’s party rooms and five star-rated event coordinators will help every step of the way.

Message us below for menu details and seating options.

Food & Beverage Packages

Classics with a Twist

Impress your guests and pat yourself on the back, you found a place that does it all. Our beverage lists are plentiful and our food is remarkable.

  • Cocktail Receptions
  • Seated Dinners
  • Mix n’ Match Party Platters
  • Buffet and Passed Apps

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Pavilion Patio & Bar

The pavilion patio and bar is an oasis in the heart of the city, nestled into the spectacular sights of the Chicago skyline.

  • Semi-private cocktail receptions for up to 125 guests
  • For groups of 20+, we accept limited reservations from 1:30pm-4:30pm, Mondays-Wednesdays

Please note: Patio reservations do not guarantee inside space in the event of inclement weather.

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Private Dining Room

Private but not secluded, our private dining room can accommodate 20 guests for a seated event.

  • Featuring a display of our beautiful wine room
  • Two large mahogany boardroom tables
  • Floor-to-ceiling glass doors
  • Flexible seating
  • Dedicated control of a 60″ flat screen TV equipped with A/V capabilities

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Main Dining Room

The main dining room’s flexible floor space allows for your ideal arrangement. A seamless transition between the bar and dining area, and an elegant full-service 50 foot main bar.

  • Semi-private cocktail receptions for 15-120 guests
  • Parties of 150-300 can qualify for a half or full restaurant buy-out
  • Seated dinners for up to 150 guests are available on weekends only
  • Large floor-to-ceiling windows provide gorgeous views of the river

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The Monroe Bar

Ideal for happy hours, meetings, social gatherings, cocktail receptions, and more.

  • Seated events for up to 20 guests
  • Cocktail reception space for 15-50 guests
  • Soaring stone fireplace and chic chandelier
  • Long, mahogany communal tables
  • Direct access to the outdoor riverside veranda

Happy hour events can be booked Monday-Wednesday with start times from 1:30 to 4:30pm, and on Thursdays and Fridays from 1:30 to 4:00pm.

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Monroe Reserve

An intimate 650 sq. ft. cocktail bar and private event space connected to South Branch.

Newly opened in March 2022, this rustic chic respite is designed with dark wood, stone, and rich leather, complemented by accent lighting to create a refined yet cozy space where guests can enjoy elevated bites and classic cocktails.

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My guests raved about the location, food, and service. While the location was definitely a stand-out, our event was what it was due to the outstanding work of the Event Coordinator at South Branch.