restaurants for a Chicago business lunch

3 Great Restaurants for Business Lunches in Chicago

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A business lunch is a perfect way to impress a new client, celebrate the closing of a major deal or get some work done outside of the office. For occasions like this, a restaurant’s reputation is just as important as your own.

In Chicago, steak reigns supreme. But because not everyone may be in the mood for red meat, it’s wise to select a restaurant that provides plenty of options for every palate. At OML Worldwide, we know a thing or two about wining and dining clients and getting outside of the office for an hour or two. These Chicago restaurants are the perfect setting for a power lunch.

Bohemian House

11 W Illinois Street

BoHo is a popular place during the evening, but you’re seriously missing out if you’ve never taken advantage of their lunchtime service. The Central European-inspired lunch menu may be smaller than the dinner menu (pierogis and schnitzel, anyone?), but it is just as impressive — and delicious — as dinner. Another plus: BoHo is significantly less crowded during the daytime. You’ll be able to enjoy a tasty meal and conversation with your companions at one of Chicago’s trendiest restaurants.

Ram Restaurant & Brewery

9520 W Higgins Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

Picking up clients straight out of O’Hare? Ram Restaurant & Brewery, in Rosemont, is less than 10 minutes from the airport, and its menu of burgers, barbecue and beer are the perfect way for tired, hungry business travelers to refuel. A meal at this brewpub is an excellent way to kick back with clients and coworkers.

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

Locations throughout Chicagoland

If you’re hosting clients or partners who are new to Chicago, deep-dish pizza has to be on the itinerary. Lou Malnati’s arguably offers some of the best deep-dish in town. The family-style joint has several locations throughout Chicagoland. We recommend the sausage deep-dish pizza and would venture to say that it’s life-changing.

Getting to Your Chicago Business Lunch

Where you choose to host your Chicago business lunch says a lot about you and the company you represent. So does the way your clients get there.

Start your power lunch off on the right note by reserving chauffeured car service with OML Worldwide. A professional chauffeur will transport your clients in a comfortable and timely manner. With an extensive fleet that features vehicles of all sizes, we surely have a luxury option to transport groups of all sizes and needs.

Request a free quote from OML Worldwide today.

*Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in May 2013 and has since been updated to reflect the most accurate information.

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Dale Schahczinski
Goal driven team leader, with industry experience spanning all aspects of operations and administration.