The Clare Neighbors | Chicago Gold Coast Restaurants and Shops

Now more than ever, The Clare would like to pledge our support, appreciation and loyalty to our neighboring businesses. The Gold Coast is home to many neighborhood treasures that our residents and staff enjoy. Visit them online or in person and you will see what makes our neighborhood so unique!


Big Shoulders Coffee Gold Coast Location

Local favorite Big Shoulders Coffee is designed as an ideal “third place.” Somewhere separate from home and work, where people can go for comfort and a chance to relax and enjoy a wide variety of fresh-roasted no-nonsense artisanal coffees.

858 N. State St. | 312.631.3970


At Bistronomic, enjoy modern cuisine rooted in French culture that showcases seasonal, local and sustainable ingredients from Midwest farms. The restaurant, whose name is a combination of three words: bistro / gastronomy / economic, is Chef Martial Noguier’s long-time dream come to fruition; to create a contemporary bistro that is both approachable and affordable.

840 N. Wabash Ave. | 312.944.8400


Cafecito is a Cuban coffee house and cafe. With either takeout or delivery, diners can enjoy pressed sandwiches, entrees or specialty salads inspired by the tastes of Latin America. Cafecito takes pride in using fresh, all-natural ingredients.

215 E. Chestnut St.| 312.643.2242

Friends Sushi
At Friends Sushi, fresh sushi/sashimi happens every day, because they combine quality Asian cuisine with a touch of culinary art and great atmosphere. Their friendly and knowledgeable staff is committed to ensuring a memorable experience.

710 N. Rush St. | 312.787.8998

Giordano’s Pizza

Giordano’s Rush Street location is convenient to The Clare, as well as Northwestern Hospital, Loyola University, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the John Hancock building. Stop by and relax in their dining room, or enjoy a drink from their bar on the patio. Pickup and delivery are also available. Let the Gold Coast Giordano’s location bring you the best pizza on the Magnificent Mile.

730 N. Rush St. | 312.951.0747

Lawry’s The Prime Rib

A Chicago treasure since 1974, Lawry’s The Prime Rib is located in the heart of the Magnificent Mile. Enjoy the rich history, comfortable elegance and unique menu featuring Lawry’s famous Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef served tableside from gleaming silver carts. Expect great tradition, warm hospitality and award-winning dining in this Windy City landmark.

100 E. Ontario St. | 312.787.5000

Leonidas Chocolate Café

This enduring chocolate seller offers namesake Belgian truffles and boxes of candy, plus coffee, teas, French pastries, sandwiches, macarons, smoothies and more.

59 E. Chicago Ave. | 312.929.2323

Lyfe Kitchen

Obsessed with creating healthful, flavorful local fare since 2013, Lyfe Kitchen serves functional food that tastes amazing and is healthy to boot. No artificial ingredients are ever used. Sweet potato fries, organic local produce, plant proteins, farm-fresh meats, detoxifying tonics and gooey treats all can be found at Lyfe Kitchen!

831 N. State St. | 312.967.8600

Mangel Florist at The Drake Hotel

The Mangel Florist team creates elegant floral designs for the Drake Hotel Lobby, as well as other hotels and restaurants in the Gold Coast. Their floral team also works with clients to beautify their homes with weekly or monthly arrangements. Most importantly, they deliver to The Clare. Don’t miss their window displays!

In The Drake Hotel at 140 E. Walton Pl. | 312.642.2001

Mozzarella Store, Pizza & Caffé

In addition to offering mozzarella and burrata made on-site daily, Mozzarella Store offers a variety of other fresh and aged local, organic cheeses from their nearby dairy factory, “Golfo di Napoli Dairy.” Visitors can enjoy Neapolitan pizza, panini, small plates and espresso at the pizzeria and caffè located inside the store.

822 N. Michigan Ave. at E. Pearson St. | 312.285.2449

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Store

The MCA Store is located in the Museum of Contemporary Art and offers a wide variety of art objects for purchase.

220 E. Chicago Ave. | 312.397.4000


NoMI is named for its iconic location on North Michigan Avenue. Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase downtown Chicago. With zero separation between diners and Chefs, NoMI Kitchen guests are immersed in the action from starter to dessert.  Relax and experience amazing sushi along with craft cocktails and wines from their extensive global collection.

800 N. Michigan Ave., Seventh Floor | 312.239.4030

Osteria del Pastaio

At Osteria del Pastaio, diners will find traditional, Italian cuisine made with quality, local ingredients. Their artisan pastas, breads and desserts are made fresh daily. Experience real Italian food in Chicago with great weekly specials in a vibrant dining setting.

111 E. Chestnut St. | 312.649.0055

Potash Market

Since 1950, Potash Market has been the family-owned local alternative to the big grocery stores. They provide every day and specialty items such as deli fare, produce, meats and baked goods, in addition to wine and craft beer, in a smaller, easy in-and-out format.

875 N. State St. | 312.266.4200

RL Restaurant

This upscale Ralph Lauren restaurant serves American classics – Ralph’s favorite dishes – in a sophisticated setting. Indoor and patio dining are available.

115 E. Chicago Ave. | 312.475.1100

Rosebud on Rush

Conveniently located off Chicago’s bustling Magnificent Mile, diners can relax with a glass of wine and one of Rosebud on Rush’s popular dishes like Calamari alla Rosebud, while people-watching from the patio. Rosebud on Rush serves delicious meals made with authentic Italian recipes, passed down from generation to generation.

720 N. Rush St. | 312.266.6444


SideDoor has taken the gastropub concept and made it their own. They have 75 years of Lawry’s experience and knowledge of beef and hospitality. Local and regional purveyors supply SideDoor with the best in food and drink from the Midwest as they raise ordinary pub fare to the next level.

100 E. Ontario St. | 312.787.6768

Silver Spoon Thai

Silver Spoon Thai offers dining, takeout and delivery services from their location in the Gold Coast. Some of the most popular dishes include Pad Thai, Spicy Crazy Noodles and Red Curry. Lunch specials are available, and there is a wide variety of vegetarian and dessert options.

710 N. Rush St. | 312.944.7100

Sofitel – CDA and Le Bar

In the lobby of the Sofitel Chicago, visitors will find CDA and Le Bar restaurants. CDA offers traditional favorites for breakfast and lunch with indoor and outdoor seating. Le Bar offers Mediterranean cuisine from late afternoon through evening along with delightful beverages.

20 E. Chestnut St. | 312.324.4000

Tails in the City

Tails in the City is a luxury pet boutique store for dogs and cats located in downtown Chicago at One East Delaware Place. Their unique collection of luxury pet accessories includes the latest designer dog clothes, a large selection of upscale pet carriers and small dog totes, a wide array of fabric and leather dog collars, harnesses, and leashes, as well as the most luxurious dog beds.

1 E. Delaware Pl. | 312.649.0347


Tempo is a family-style diner located in the heart of the Gold Coast. Tempo serves breakfast all day and is known for their omelets, hamburgers, sandwiches and salads.

6 E. Chestnut St. | 312.943.4373

Third Coast Café and Wine Bar

The 3rd Coast Café & Wine Bar is nestled in the heart of Chicago’s Gold Coast. This vintage location offers casual dining and serves up American dishes (including breakfast all day) to a diverse crowd. Extensive wine list and charming atmosphere.

1260 N. Dearborn Ave. | 312.649.0730

Volumes Bookcafe

Volumes Bookcafe is a neighborhood independent bookstore cafe. With heavily curated shelves of books, and a tasty menu of baked goods, espresso drinks and an array of local beer and wine, Volumes aims to create a warm and inviting community space for book lovers of all ages.

900 N. Michigan Ave. | 312.846.6750