Time Out Market Chicago in Chicago

The Time Out Market is Chicago’s hot spot for delicious cuisine, specialty cocktails, and Windy City culture.

In Chicago’s West Loop, the Time Out Market brings the city’s best chefs and restaurants together under one roof for a Chicago experience like no other.

With more than 3,000 square feet of outdoor patio and rooftop seating this iconic eatery pairs fun dining with incredibly hip venues like sushi-making classes and the market's Feed Your Soul Jazz Brunch Sundays.

The dining and culture experience originated in Portugal when the city launched eight bars, a dozen shops, a high-end music venue, and 24 restaurants in the city’s historic market, Mercado da Ribeira.

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The unique mix of traditional restaurants and trendy cafes caught on and quickly crossed the Atlantic, straight to the Second City.

Time Out Market Chicago is spread across 50,000 square feet, creating a dining phenomenon with 18 eateries, three bars, a demo kitchen, and a rooftop terrace.

The destination’s predecessor, The Old Market Magazine, celebrates the best of the best. Time Out Magazine is available in over 40 cities, including Lisbon, L.A., Miami, Chicago, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Madrid, and Barcelona.

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This renowned market is a three-floor experience featuring some world-famous eateries that include: Bar Goa, Soul & Smoke, Urbanbelly, Candlelight, Mini Mott, and Cleo’s Southern Cuisine.

Here are just a few of the top-rated establishments you’ll find at the Time Out Market Chicago:

Bittersweet

A patisserie café that serves European-style sweets, including croissants, scones, tarts, cakes, and cookies. Also, celebrities like Oprah and Michael Jordan have ordered the bakery’s ornate cakes.

Bill Kim Ramen Bar

This eclectic ramen diner specializes in Korean broths and Mexican flavors over a steaming bowl of noodles. In addition, most restaurants provide dine-in or take-out options.

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Tony’s Rooftop Bar

Named after Time Out founder Tony Elliott, this crown jewel rooftop bar is decorated in vintage Time Out London covers, fairy lights, and beautiful wood beams.

Tony’s serves a vast selection of wines, beers, and signature cocktails. Meanwhile, the upstairs offers gorgeous skyline views of downtown Chi-town.

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Tony’s indoor bar remains open year-round; the outdoor terrace is also available to guests, weather permitting.

Time Out Market isn’t just about food, but a destination of fun-filled events from musical performances and interactive DJs to rooftop yoga and craft workshops.

Check the website for the line-up of shows and activities.

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Time Out Market has a casual approach with its communal seating and does not take reservations.

Time Out Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Bakery opens at 8:00 a.m., all other kitchens open at 11:00 a.m.)
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Bakery opens at 9:00 a.m.; all other kitchens open at 11:00 a.m. Some bars stay open later.)
  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Bakery opens at 9:00 a.m.; all other kitchens open at 11:00 a.m.)

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Erin Poche` is a Utah-based writer and editor for Tripster and contributing writer for BeyondType1. She also writes and edits for an indie publisher of fanta ...

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