About

Inspired by the raucous fun of early French brasseries, Free Rein creates an all-day energy with elevated fare on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. Combining French influence with New American style, Free Rein embraces the liberties of its culinary team to spark new energy into old world familiarities.

Located next to St. Jane in the beautiful Carbide and Carbon Building and complete with lively bar and sun-soaked cafe, Free Rein offers a perfect gathering spot for locals and travelers alike in the heart of Chicago’s loop.


WITH A SOPHISTICATED ATMOSPHERE AND IMPRESSIVE FOOD, FREE REIN CHECKS THE BOXES FOR A BUSINESS LUNCH, FOR CLIENTS OR FRIENDS, BUTTONED UP OR DOWN.
— CRAIN'S CHICAGO
A new spin on a classic with its contemporary, upscale take on the brasserie.
— Gayot
Free Rein Is Like the Second Coming of One of Chicago’s Beloved Late Restaurants
— Chicago magazine


HOURS

Café opens daily at 7:00 am

Breakfast  | Monday-Friday 7:00am to 11:00am

All Day Dining | Monday-Friday 11:30am to 10:00pm, Saturday 2:30pm to 10:00pm

Bar Menu | Sunday 2:30pm to 9:00pm                                

Brunch  | Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am to 2:00pm


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224 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 334-6700
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