For over three decades, the legendary Alley Chicago store has been an infamous “landmark” destination for generations of counter-culture who flock to Chicago’s premier rock n roll department. Now The Alley Chicago is the Midwest’s premier one stop online shop for bikers, punks, goths, rockers, and all other alternative lifestyles. Just like the creative community it has supported & celebrated throughout its lifespan, The Alley Chicago believes that fashion is a part of one’s identity and self expression. This is not just a lifestyle, this is our life. **Look for the brand new bricks-n-mortar Alley Chicago location opening in Lakeview!**
BTD DEAL: Get 20% off the famous Alley logo t-shirts, from Chicago’s premier rock n roll department store, with proof of a theater ticket for that day.
ONLINE ONLY : www.thealleychicago.com
Bar Pastoral is an authentic, intimate and relaxed neighborhood bistro which celebrates the finest producers from around the block and around the world along with their amazing culinary creations. Our European-inspired offerings include the highest quality, cut-to-order domestic and international specialty cheeses, freshly baked breads, perfectly chosen food accompaniments and small production wines, along with hand-crafted, cheese loving beers. Artisan products like ours, which hail from some of the most beautiful places on Earth, deserve to be showcased, cared-for and sold in a place that reflects their special roots. That place is Pastoral. We look forward to making these gems from near and far – delicious, memorable and available to all our theater-going patrons!
BTD DEAL: Enjoy a complimentary glass of a ‘sparkling surprise’ with your meal, at this popular European-inspired neighborhood bistro. Requires proof of a theater ticket for that day.
2947 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657
Hours: Mon-Thu 5-11pm (kitchen closes @ 10.30); Fri 5-midnight (kitchen closes @ 11pm); Sat 1pm-midnight (kitchen closes @ 11pm); Sun 1-10pm (kitchen closes @ 9.30pm)
Features: Metered street parking and group reservations available.
The Belmont Diner serves the best of early and late-nite diner-style food like breakfast omelets and sandwiches, burgers and wraps.
“Breakfast all day! Mmmmm, yes! I got the Eggs Benedict, a personal favorite. It came with potatoes, and choice of toast or pancakes. I was also offered a free cookie while waiting for my meal. I thought that was sweet!“ –KM, Chicago IL
“The service was fantastic, and the food came out quickly. Had half an order of cinnamon roll pancakes and half pretzel. Both were amazing, and I can’t wait to go back and try more!” –Beau H, Chicago IL
“The food is delicious. I got the Chicago parm, recommended to me by my server. Great recommendation, and awesome service. Thanks fpr that, Milan! Coming back soon and highly recommend!” –Artur J, Chicago IL
BTD DEAL: Continuing the tradition of great early/late-nite diner-style food, get 20% off your entire bill at The Belmont Diner! Requires proof of a theater ticket for that day.
930 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
Hours: Mon-Wed 9am-10pm, Thu 9am-2am; Fri 9am-5am,;Sat 8am-6am; Sun 8am-midnight
Features: Seriously late-nite options; family & theater friendly; metered street parking.
Best Western Plus/Hawthorne Terrace is a charming Chicago boutique hotel nestled in the vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, just minutes away from dozens of Chicago attractions, dining, and shopping. Our stylishly appointed hotel is in the heart of the Belmont Theater District, and you’ll enjoy easy access to shopping, dining and other top attractions when you chose our charming and eclectic hotel, which National Geographic calls ‘one of the best hotels in Chicago’. Come for the theater and stay in comfort!
BTD DEAL: 20% off your stay at this charming Chicago boutique hotel, with proof of a theater ticket during length of stay.
3434 N Broadway
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: For reservations, call 773-244-3434
Features: Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace offers complimentary breakfast & Wifi, as well as access to a fitness center with therapeutic whirlpool and European dry sauna. Parking available for $30.00/day.
Just 3 miles north of downtown Chicago, the award-winning Days Inn Chicago (2012 Days Inn Property of the Year, 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence) is located in safe & exciting Lakeview surrounded by restaurants, boutiques, and theaters. We are proud to be the preferred hotel for SketchFest at Stage 773 and TNK Festival presented by Schubas and Lincoln Hall. Close to the park, Lincoln Park Zoo, Wrigley Field, Magnificent Mile, McCormick Place, Chicago Loop and Navy Pier. Come for the theater and stay in comfort!
BTD DEAL: Enjoy 15% off any day of the week, with proof of a theater ticket for that day at this hotel popular with BTD Theaters. Quote code: LKFP.
644 W Diversey Pkwy
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: For reservations, call 773-525-7010 or 888-LPN-DAYS
Features: Guests of Days Inn Chicago enjoy complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, on-site fitness room, upgraded bedding, business class rooms & valet parking.
Formerly Jack’s On Halsted, Drew’s On Halsted continues the tradition of a local and city-wide hot spot, featuring the old favorites as well as popular new items in their modern American bistro. Check out Drew’s Menu. Parking for theater patrons is always only $5, and you can leave your car up until Midnight!
BTD DEAL: Drew’s 3-Course Dinner Package for $29, includes: appetizer, entrée, dessert and coffee/tea OR 10% off all food. (One offer per customer please, and requires proof of a theater ticket for that day.)
3201 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60657
Brunch Hours: Sat-Sun 10:30am-3:30pm
Dinner Hours: Sun-Tues 5:00-10:00pm; Wed-Sat 5:00pm-1:00am
Features: Parking, Dinner Packages, Online Reservations & Ordering, Happy Hour Menu Mon-Fri 5-7pm
El Nuevo Mexicano has a variety of traditional and vegan specialties to tempt your taste buds, from Meatless Mondays with Chiles Rellenos con vegetales y frutas to our delectable Tacos al Pastor con piña a la plancha (pork seasoned with guajillo chile). We are open for lunch and dinner every day, and our Cantina is ready to serve you your favorites for lunch or dinner, with daily drink specials.
BTD DEAL: $10 off any $50 bill, at this favorite in the theater community for affordable, yummy food with plenty of veggie options. Requires proof of a theater ticket for that day.
2914 N Clark St
Chicago IL 60657
Features: Reservations accepted online & via phone, kid-friendly, vegan options, cozy and romantic outdoor patio (weather permitting). Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Froyo Chicago is proud to be the first self-serve frozen yogurt shop in Chicago offering organic flavors and toppings. We are a family owned shop, and our mission is simple: provide delicious products in the raw that are Non-GMO, Fair Trade, Organic, and locally sourced, where possible, so that you can make your own creations that not only taste good, but are good for you. From Create-Your-Own-Smoothie with standard and Superfood toppings, to our self-serve breakfast bar featuring slow-cooked organic steel cut oatmeal and organic quinoa, to artisan roasted Metropolis coffee, 16 organic/gourmet teas from award-winning Octavia Tea Company, delicious pastries from local bakeries and organic vegan hot cocoa — come join the Froyo Family!
BTD DEAL: Join the Froyo Family with 20% off frozen yogurt, organic flavors, Superfood toppings, Metropolis coffee, Breakfast Bar, organic teas and organic vegan hot cocoa!
3746 N Southport Ave
Chicago IL 60613
Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-10pm; Fri & Sat 11am-11pm
Features: Organic, vegan, healthy offerings. Street metered parking available.
Pizza with integrity! Home Run Inn pizzas are made from our original family recipe created in 1947. Home Run Inn pizzas are made with all-natural ingredients and do not contain preservatives. We make our dough so it comes out buttery and flaky – just the perfect thickness inspired by our Italian heritage. Our sauce is made from the ripest tomatoes in Modesto, California, and we fire roast all our fresh vegetables. On top, our mozzarella cheese is shredded daily to maximize freshness and never produced with fillers or dry powder milk. For toppings, our pepperoni and bacon are all natural, untouched by nitrates and fillers. It’s how we’ve done it ever since we opened our original pizzeria on Chicago’s South Side; consider it our family’s way of bringing our history home to your family!
BTD DEAL: 20% off Chicago’s best authentic homemade pizza since 1947, serving pizza with integrity! (not to be combined with any other offer/promotion, and requires proof of a theater ticket for that day.)
3215 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago IL 60657
Hours: Mon-Thu: 4-11pm; Fri-Sat: 11am-midnight; Sun: 11am-10pm
Features: Late-nite eats, group bookings with private room available, online ordering, reservations, daily specials, kid friendly, gluten free options, extensive bar, patio seating (weather permitting) and metered street parking.
Mia Francesca’s ever-changing menu features the zesty, earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. It was one of the first restaurants in Chicago to encourage the lively art of dining with a contemporary, casually sophisticated trattoria ambiance, simple, rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices.
BTD DEAL: Free appetizer with meal, with proof of a theater ticket for that day.
3311 N Clark St
Chicago IL 60657
Website: Mia Francesca – Lakeview
Phone: For reservations, call 773-281-3310 or book online at Mia Francesca – Lakeview
Hours: Mon & Tue 3:30-9pm; Wed & Thu 3:30-9:30pm; Fri 5-11pm; Saturday Brunch 11:30am-3pm, Dinner 3-11pm; Sunday Brunch 11am-3pm, Dinner 3-9pm
Features: Valet available Friday and Saturday after 5pm. Kid friendly. Outdoor patio. Private event spaces with seating for groups of up to 75 people. Full bar. Gluten free menu. Happy hour specials available Monday thru Thursday until 6pm.
Join us at the Old Chicago Inn, a unique turn-of-the-century Greystone Bed & Breakfast in the heart of the BTD, steps from the Belmont El, with many theaters within 1-3 blocks. Bar service avail Thursdays thru Saturdays in Room 13 Speakeasy – our private, authentic 1920s era speakeasy. Come for the theater and stay in comfort!
BTD DEAL: 10% off regular published rates, at this unique Greystone B&B in the heart of the BTD – steps from the Belmont El!
3222 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
Features: Reservations strongly recommended. Group bookings avail. Limited off street parking avail for small fee. FRPL suites avail. Complimentary plush robes, gym membership, daily breakfast & wifi available to all guests, with an onsite innkeeper to insure all elements of your stay.
Nestled right next door to the historic Schubas Tavern, our Harmony Grill flaunts both our history and a proximity to BTD theaters. Diners gather around tables and booths lit by intimate seashell hanging lamps, stained glass windows and ornate molding while surrounded by murals, paintings, and photographs of performers that cover the walls. Sample the best of contemporary, regional American cuisine featuring ingredients sourced from local and regional producers and made with an obsession for freshness – all soups, sauces, and desserts are made in-house daily. Our chefs accent home-style mac ‘n’ cheese with combinations of more than 30 toppings, beef or veggie burgers, traditional Cuban sandwiches and shrimp po’ boys. Drop in before or after a weekend matinee for our brunch, featuring sweet seasonal pancakes, Mexican-inspired egg dishes and French toast from scratch. Our barkeeps always shine, pouring a dozen draft beers – including imports as well as local brews – and local rye whiskeys and vodka. There is no better compliment to your theater day/night out than a visit to this legendary Chicago establishment!
BTD DEAL: Historic Schubas Tavern & Harmony Grill is offering 15% off all food – fresh regional American cuisine, made in-house daily! Requires proof of theater ticket for that day.
Trader Todd’s offers a tropical respite from the Chicago winter, with a Tiki drink menu featuring fresh squeezed citrus & house infused vodka & rum; body-warming Island inspired food specialties include conch fritters and Cuban sandwiches. After enjoying the best of BTD theaters, celebrate your own inner-performer by enjoying late-nite Karaoke seven nights a week. Chicago’s “great place for Karaoke” —Playboy magazine; Wrigleyville’s “karaoke mecca” —Thrillist
BTD DEAL: 20% off your pre-theater meal from this haven from the Chicago weather, with Island-inspired food and tasty Tiki drinks menu. (Requires proof of theater ticket for that day, and is not to be combined with any other offer or discount.)
3216 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
Hours: Mon-Thu 4pm-2am, Sat 4pm-3am, Sun 12pm-2am
Features: Full bar avail. Group bookings and private/semi-private spaces avail. Reservations accepted (latest @ 9pm nightly). Metered street parking available. Beer Garden open, weather permitting.
The look is couture; the office optometrist-owned! Vision Boutique is run by community-driven, eye care professionals with a passion to help you see and a keen eye for the newest fashion in frames. Seeing clearly is one thing, but looking good while seeing others’ admiration is another. Above all, we always strive to make your experience both personal and enjoyable. Vision Boutique carries designer labels like Prada, Oliver Peoples and IC! Berlin, so whether you’re looking for sunglasses or new glasses, we can help you pick the perfect frame and lenses to help you find your point of view.
BTD DEAL: Get 20% off a complete pair of glasses and/or 30% off sunglasses at Chicago’s only couture, optometrist-owned Vision Boutique. (Cannot be combined with insurance or other promotions.)
3053 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
Hours: Mon & Wed 10am-6pm; Tue & Thu 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm
Features: Metered street parking available.