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from$98/hr
Bright And Sunny Open Loft With Exposed Brick Walls

West Loop, Chicago, IL

4.9(184)
Venue capacity icon10

Apartment Loft

Bright, open space. Light-filled and spacious with 14-foot ceilings, 1500 square feet,concrete floors, modern features. Open area includes a living room and dining space. Kitchen is fully stocked with cookware and dishes. Coffee maker. The loft is great for filming and shooting lifestyle, Meetings...
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from$94/hr
Intimate Art Gallery Loft In the Heart of Fulton Market

Fulton Market, Chicago, IL

5.0(21)
Venue capacity icon25

Apartment Loft

...Dinner Events, Social Parties (Adult Birthdays, Graduations, etc.), ReceptionEvents (Engagement Party, Anniversary, etc.) Our art gallery loft is located on the corner of Morgan and Fulton in the heart of one of the best neighborhoods in the world. Known for its incredible restaurants and...
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from$145/hr
Bright & Airy Gorgeous Loft | Meeting Ready

West Town, Chicago, IL

5.0(88)
Venue capacity icon20

Apartment Loft

This early 1900's warehouse loft was formerly a Prohibition era distillery, then a springfactory for several decades, and was most recently converted into a gorgeous loft space with tremendous natural, north-facing light and an inspiring, clean aesthetic The space has a wood burning fireplace...
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from$150/hr
Gourmet Kitchen in Wicker Park with amazing urban view

West Town, Chicago, IL

5.0(118)
Venue capacity icon25

Lounge

Wicker Park Inn. ...This beautiful open concept kitchen is perfect for baby showers, bridalshowers, birthday parties, pop up restaurants, dinner parties, or cooking class. We've been hosting small weddings and receptions recently as well. This space comes fully equipped with a chef's kitchen, large farm...
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from$100/hr
High-End Meeting Space with River Views

West Loop Gate, Chicago, IL

4.9(45)
Venue capacity icon20

Meeting Room

Association Forum. ...your event. ABOUT NEIGHBORHOOD - Easy access by commuter rail, CTA,and by car. Divvy station on the west side of the building. - Restaurants in the building: Starbucks, Roti, and Just Salad - Nearby restaurants: Chipotle, Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Boston Blackies, Specialties Bakery, I Dream of Falafel...
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from$150/hr
River North European Style Café

Near North Side, Chicago, IL

5.0(14)
Venue capacity icon75

Cafe

...rental and the space is highly configurable to meet your needs for an unforgettableevent. Perfect for cocktail receptions, dinner parties, fundraisers, launch parties, pop-ups, tastings, birthday parties, wedding showers, and more. Features: - Highly configurable space: All tables and chairs can be removed or...
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from$75/hr
“The Garden of Eternity”- Lincoln Park Hidden Oasis Patio and Cafe

Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

4.9(62)
Venue capacity icon40

Patio

...Triangle, our space is truly a hidden oasis on the bustling Clybourn Avenue, betweenNorth Avenue and Armitage. Surrounded by local boutiques, restaurants, and residential housing, our space is centrally located with easy parking options and close proximity to the Armitage and North Ave “EL...
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from$125/hr
Cozy Conference Room in Wicker Park

Wicker Park, Chicago, IL

4.8(25)
Venue capacity icon5

Conference Room

...concrete industrial space with conference room available for daily use. In the heartof Wicker Park with walkable access to coffee shops, restaurants and shops. Located 0.3 miles from the Damen Blue Line (6 Corners). - WiFi - Large blackboard - 4 chairs and round conference table - Couch...
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from$100/hr
Large Training Room Located on Chicago's Prestigious Michigan Avenue

Near North Side, Chicago, IL

4.9(119)
Venue capacity icon30

Training Classroom

On Michigan Avenue, just north of the river, our bright and modern space is ideal formeetings of up to 30 people with tables, 50 people theater style, and 70 people standing. Within our boutique meeting and coworking space, we have a newly remodeled kitchen...
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Pricing and popularity information in this section is based on proprietary data from bookings made on Peerspace from 2016-2024.

Pop up restaurant spaces in Chicago

Culinary pop up events in Chicago are one of the best ways to sample regional world cuisines that don't cater to mainstream tastes.. Pop up restaurants cater to niche tastes that would be a risky main venture. Their sudden appearance and limited availability also cultivate a sense of excitement and novelty in potential diners.
For example, Chicago is home to hundreds of Chinese takeout restaurants. But if you want to sample authentic Yunnanese Chinese cuisine you'll have a hard time finding it
Pop up restaurants offer the best Chicago foodie experiences around, with fusion takes like smoked brisket banh mi sandwiches. These happen to be a specialty of Umamicue, one of the most exciting chef-driven pop up restaurants in Chicago. Chef and owner Charles Wong proves that Texas-style barbecue and traditional Vietnamese cuisine are a match made in heaven
Pop culture joins the culinary scene inside themed pop up restaurants celebrating Barbie, the Golden Girls, and other American classics. Spaces that would be lost to storage or chain restaurants gain a new lease on life through the vibrant pop up restaurant scene in Chicago.

Finding pop up restaurant locations in Chicago

Pop up restaurants are tucked away in the heart of the Loop, temporarily take up space in warehouse districts, or can even be delivery-only. The most successful pop ups may go on to become full service restaurants - but for many, the brevity is part of the charm.
Unique pop-up concepts in Chicago come and go with each year as rental spaces are plentiful and affordable. Chefs can try new pairings and combinations without committing to an establishment. Many pop up restaurants are more about the artistry and concept than they are about profit.

The best pop up restaurant spaces for rent in Chicago

Humboldt Park and Logan Square regularly feature pizza themed pop up restaurants. Maxwell Street Market has provided a space for local entrepreneurs for over a century. Street eats like food trucks and pop up restaurants are a mainstay of Maxwell Street. And nicely complement the live music and event scene here.
Live events like Pizza City Fest near Pulaski Park make it easy to partner with like-minded chefs to wow visitors. Many Chicago hotels also provide space as temporary event venues. For example, the Fairmont Hotel offers an unparalleled pop up dining experience via Le Petit Chef. Augmented reality projections tell the story of each dish in a five-course meal as you eat.

Exploring Unique Popup Bar Locations in Chicago

Pop up bars offer drinking experiences ranging from classic to downright silly and catering to every budget. Pop culture pop up bars with Star Wars, Parks & Recreation, and Spongebob themes immerse guests completely within the world of the TV show.
Rooftop pop up venues in Chicago's West Town and the Near North Side offer a scenic skyline to go with your foodie delights. Fewer tourists means better access to the thriving live music and international dining scene as well. Chicago is poised to dominate America's culinary scene through the charm of pop up dining establishments.

Reviews for pop-up restaurant venues

Aaron S.
Intimate Meeting Room at the grandest, most recognized building in North America
Excellent team, very helpful, beautiful space, very impressed. I had forgotten to order lunch last minute, concierge ordered for us and even got the restaurant to expedite the order...very impressed with the service. Highly recommended...
Zak K.
Offsite-Ready, Industrial Loft Close to the Loop
cleared out the space with a wonderful Cityview and a single candle lit dining table. He organized the catering from a four star local restaurant and set up the music as well. All we had to do was show up. I would highly recommend this for anyone planning a romantic...
Greg G.
Neighborhood Cafe
or still photography, the cafe really is ideal for any sort of "Anytown America" setting. It could easily serve as a cafe, coffee shop, restaurant, etc...
Zach M.
River North European Style Café
Fabiola's restaurant and food were amazing. She worked with us to to easily plan our event from out of state, and created the perfect custom menu. We had the most delicious fresh squeezed mimosas, and got nothing but compliments from our ~60 guests for our post wedding brunch. 11/10...
Deaunta R.
Business Floor - Conference Room | Executive Suite | Personal Desks | Lounge
Chris my host was super helpful and was a great host. The space looks as advertised and there are a ton of local restaurants to provide catering or lunch reservations, if needed...
Claudine L.
Cozy Conference Room in Wicker Park
day long creative session! We liked it so much we booked another day immediately. They’re very responsive and helpful. Walking distance to good restaurants for lunch...
Satrina G.
Centrally Located Studio Space in Wicker Park with Natural Light &Sprung Wood Floors | Back Studio
Beautiful space. Easy access. There are a lot of restaurants in walking distance. Will book here again
Roger L.
Centrally Located Studio Space in Wicker Park with Natural Light & Sprung Wood Floors | Front Studio
photograph a model. The space is bigger than it looks in the pictures and it has great natural light. Its a located near many restaurants to grab some breakfast or lunch. The host was great and quick with response. Will definitely book this studio space again...