Chicago Gold Coast Restaurants and Shops | The Clare Neighbors

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!


Althea brings the future of food to Saks Fifth Avenue Chicago. Under the direction of renowned plant-based pioneer and celebrity chef, Matthew Kenney, they offer a diverse variety of organic. Entrées are globally inspired with thoughtfully sourced ingredients and the menu includes fresh interpretations of traditional dishes alongside some of Kenney’s namesake classics.

700 N Michigan Ave 7th floor.  | 312.525.3400

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

Jonathan Adler

Potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler launched his namesake brand after leaving his day job to pursue his first love: pottery. Today, Jonathan Adler is a design company with retail locations worldwide – including Chicago —  that strives to create luxe and livable interiors that are seriously designed, but don’t take themselves too seriously.

676 N. Wabash Ave. | 312.274.9920

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

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

Mary Mary

Mary Mary gifts is Chicago’s most creative gift and home furnishing boutique. Tucked away inside a 132 year old brownstone building, Mary Mary is located in the Gold Coast only a few blocks from the Magnificent Mile. Merrily packed onto shelves, tables and any other available surface, the store’s bountiful treasures evoke the charm of an antique shop – but without all the dust!

706 N. Dearborn St. | 312.654.8100

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

Pulse Gift Shop

Since 1947, Pulse Gift Shop has offered visitors an exciting assortment of fine merchandise including novelties, toys, apparel, accessories, cards and stationery. All profits generated by Pulse Gift Shop go to The Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital which directly funds research and patient care programs within Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

251 E. Huron St. | Galter Pavilion, 2nd Floor | 312.926.3314

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

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

Truluck’s Oceans Finest Seafood and Crab

Seafood and prime steaks are the specialties of this local favorite. Truluck’s even has its own fishery in Naples, Fla., to ensure fresh delivery of its signature item, Florida stone crab. The restaurant also has a cocktail lounge and regular live music.

41 E. Chestnut St. | 312.982.0050


Tzuco—from Huitzuco—is a new restaurant in The Gold Coast of Chicago. Tzuco tells the story of Chef Carlos Gaytán’s life throughout a myriad of culinary creations in a unique and poetic space. The food is a blend of Mexican and French cuisine. Indoor and outdoor dining available.

720 N. State St. | 312.374.8995

Wildberry Café

Wildberry Café brings delight to guests with scrumptious dishes and welcoming hospitality. They strive to make every visit a memorable dining experience with breakfast and lunch menus that are inspired by a blend of traditional homemade recipes prepared to please your pallet. They use only fresh, seasonal ingredients that deliver the most delicious flavors and robust goodness.

96 E Pearson St. | 312.470.0590

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