Chicago Hot Blocks: Rush Street

Looking to experience the best of downtown Chicago? Head to Rush Street, where the attitude is lively, the restaurants abound, and the nightlife satisfies that thirst for a cool cocktail--and people watching. This happening strip is where it's at. (Photo: Rosebud on Rush)

Updated: April 12, 2004

Nearby Hotels


The Drake Hotel

140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611


Four Seasons-Chicago

120 E Delaware Pl, Chicago, IL 60611


Hyatt-Chicago

800 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


Dining


Ashkenaz Deli

12 E Cedar St, Chicago, IL 60611

Big, authentic New York-style deli sandwiches and matzo ball soup are served up with attitude at this old-school establishment.


Rosebud On Rush

720 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

Get a taste of Little Italy in the Gold Coast at this quintessential Chicago red-sauce Italian restaurant.


Le Colonial

937 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

Upscale French-Vietnamese fusion fare in lush, luxurious surroundings.


Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Chicago

1028 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

Heavy hitters and swinging singles mix over martinis and red meat at this flashy carnivore's paradise.


RA Sushi Bar Restaurant

1139 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610

Upscale chain restaurant serves tasty maki and rockin' atmosphere to sushi-loving tourists and locals.


Nightlife


Pippins Taverns

806 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611


Dublin Bar & Grill

1050 N State St, Chicago, IL 60610


Backroom

1007 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611


Jilly's Too

1009 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611