Where to Celebrate Hanukkah in Chicago

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Speaking of the holiday season, don’t forget about Hanukkah, honored by both the large Jewish population in Chicago and those who simply appreciate the different cultures in our amazing city. Celebrate Hanukkah in Chicago this year with everything from a holiday pop-up bar to delicious dinner specials for dine-in and carryout.

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“8 Crazy Nights” at The Greystone Tavern

3441 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

Celebrate Hanukkah in Chicago with The Greystone Tavern at the iconic 8 Crazy Nights pop-up, featuring a special food menu ranging in price from $5 to $16 and themed cocktails.

Come enjoy traditional Jewish favorites with a modern spin, such as Matzo Ball Soup and three flavors of Latkes, including classic with sour cream and applesauce, cilantro jalapeno with chipotle sour cream and herb cheddar with chive sour cream. And don’t forget to add to your meal the mouth-watering appetizers and finish with some creative desserts.

For drinks, guests this year can sip $12 hot cocktails like a Hanukkah Harry’s Hot Chocolate served in a gold mug and a Blue Toddy besides the rest of Greystone’s traditional Hanukkah drinks.

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Your favorite neighborhood grocery/bakery is ready to help you celebrate Hanukkah in Chicago with goodies! Enjoy iconic items such as latkes, matzo ball soup, kugel, grilled asparagus and desserts like Hanukkah cookies and cupcakes, and discover new items as they update their menu!


302 N Green St 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

This Hanukkah, add an order of Parmesan, Potato & Brussels Sprout Latkes and Shawarma Spiced Brisket Confit with sesame pumpkin puree and currant gremolata to your mezze spread.

The special menu is for dine-in only from Sunday, November 28 – Monday, December 6 beginning at 4:00 PM Monday – Friday, and at 3:00 PM Saturday and Sunday. Meanwhile, the regular dinner menu will also be available.


Hanukkah Cookie Kit (at all locations)

Kick-off your eight nights of celebrating with Beatrix’s Hanukkah Cookie Decorating Kits for $17.95 plus tax! The kit includes six Hanukkah-themed sugar cookies, four piping bags with icing (dark blue, light blue, white, yellow) and sprinkles.

Hanukkah Dinner (at Fulton Market and Streeterville locations)

For $42.95 plus tax, you can feast on Beatrix’s special Hanukkah menu at home. The dinner includes Challah Bread, Matzoh Ball Soup, Potato Pancakes with Sour Cream & Apple Sauce, Roasted Green Beans with Lemon Vinaigrette, Short Rib with Ginger Beets, Raspberry Macaroons and Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake.

The dinner is available from November 29 to December 6 for dine-in, carryout, and delivery between 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. And be sure to order one day prior by 12:00 PM. All carryout and delivery is served cold with reheat instructions.


74 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654

Celebrate Hanukkah with specials from Ema including Parmesan, Potato & Brussels Sprout Latkes for $12.95, plus tax (gratuity not included), and Grilled Harissa Spiced Sea Bass with roasted garlic yogurt sauce, pine nuts, herb salad and grilled lemon for $28.95, plus tax (gratuity not included).

These specials are available for dine-in only from Sunday, November 28 – Monday, December 6 beginning at 3:00 PM. The regular menu will also be available.

L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

7110 Lincoln Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

  1. L.Woods is offering a Hanukkah meal for two for carry-out and delivery. Your dinner will include Matzo Ball Soup, Braised Brisket with Sweet & Sour Gravy, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Potato Pancakes, Noodle Kugel, and Chocolate Babka.

Each Hanukkah Meal To-Go is $79.95, plus tax (gratuity not included) serves two guests. Available for carryout and delivery Sunday, November 28 – Monday, December 6 between 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM. In addition, orders need to be in by 10:00 PM the day prior to your desired carryout or delivery date.

Summer House Santa Monica

1954 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

Summer House is offering Hanukkah specials including Matzo Ball Soup, Latkes, and more. These holiday specials will be available for dine-in and carryout only from Sunday, November 28 – Monday, December 6.

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