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CBR Chicago

Welcome to Our River North Restaurant

Discover a modern American Brasserie-style menu of hearty dishes, light bites, and premium craft cocktails at our warm and inviting Chicago restaurant. Overlooking the bustling River North neighborhood through the floor-to-ceiling windows, CBR Chicago is a perfect choice for a relaxing happy hour, weekend brunch, romantic dinner, as well as private dining and events. From the twinkling candlelight to the rich leather seating, treat yourself to a delightful dining experience at CBR.

Experience CBR

Explore Our Food

Explore Our Food

Our culinary philosophy is rooted in fresh ingredients and celebrates the quintessential flavors of the classic American brasserie.

Find Us in River North

Find Us in River North

Located in Chicago’s bustling River North neighborhood inside The Royal Sonesta Chicago Rive North hotel, CBR puts you in the heart of Chicago within easy reach of top area destinations.

Discover Our Hotel

Discover Our Hotel

The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North offers a top location, spa suites, deluxe rooms, and thoughtfully designed amenities for a sophisticated stay in the heart of Chicago.

Private Events

Events & Private Dining Experiences at Our River North Restaurant

From private dining to cocktail parties and business meetings, CBR is ready to host your special event in an atmosphere of elegance and privacy. Our adaptable Canvas event spaces can host up to 225 guests or combined with CBR for a full restaurant buy-out.

Private Events
Private Events
Private Events

Indoor/Outdoor Private Dining Experiences

Organize your private dining experience or an unforgettable event under the stars. During warmer months, guests can utilize our outdoor patio for seamless indoor-outdoor experiences, while the Lower Canvas features a Chef’s open kitchen, ideal for interactive private dining events.

Frequently Asked Questions

CBR Restaurant Chicago FAQs

We love your questions. Here, you’ll find some of our favorites and their respective answers.

Absolutely. Our menu is carefully crafted to cater to diverse dietary needs, while still offering an authentic American brasserie-style experience. Speak with your friendly server for recommendations that best suit your preferences. 

Yes, contact us at to plan your special event at CBR. 

Yes, CBR is a great place to dine with your family, featuring a warm, cozy atmosphere and a dedicated kids’ menu.  

Absolutely — our welcoming atmosphere of informal sophistication, carefully curated menus, and excellent service all make CBR a perfect choice for a romantic dinner.  

Take advantage of valet parking with in and out privileges at The Royal Sonesta Chicago River North hotel, available from Thursday at 12:00PM through Sunday at 6:00PM. The rates are as follows:

  • $45 for up to 6 hours
  • $76 per night

In addition, off-site parking is available for $55 per night. 

Our menu is rooted and fresh ingredients and inspired by the classic American brasserie style, featuring lunch and dinner classics such as burgers and steak frites, as well as elevated breakfast and brunch staples such as eggs Benedict, waffles, and pancakes.  

Map Us
Map Us

CBR Location

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CBR Working Hours

Breakfast: Monday – Friday, 7:00AM – 11:00AM   Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 8:00AM – 2:00PM   
Lunch: Monday – Friday, 11:00AM – 2:00PM   Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday, 4:00PM-10:00PM   
Happy Hour: Tuesday – Friday, 4:00PM – 6:00PM  

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