Items featured in video available May through August only. A limited menu begins after Labor Day through the end of our season. (see menu page for details).



Sunday through Thursday | 11:30am to 9:00pm

Friday & Saturday | 11:30am to 10:00pm

Located jusT minutes from downtown, The Waterfront Café Is located in Berger Park and is housed in a historic landmark coach houseattached to one of the few remaining mansions that once lined Chicago’s Lakefront. 

Our outdoor patio features live entertainment 5 nights a week and always features breathtaking lake views.

Come enjoy a one-of-a-kind dining experience in Chicago!


Celebrate life’s simple pleasureS   at the Waterfront Cafe.

Now in the ninth year, our approachable menu provides a clean, fresh and seasonal sense of casual dining without sacrificing incredible service and the quality of our food and drinks. Our menu features a selection of Summer Salads, Waterfront Wraps and other Lakeside Favorites using fresh & local ingredients that embrace the neighborhood in which we operate. 


Throughout the summer, we host theme-night dinner parties that celebrate different cultures through food & performance. 2016 events include,  Feria de Falmenco, and a Hawaiian Luau.

An all Inclusive evening | 7:30pm to 10:30pmThese are ticketed events.

*The cafe will close at 2pm on the days of the events in order to prepare for the special night.