Located in Chicago’s West Loop, Recess offers a vibrant, playful, escape to the daily grind. Home of Chicago’s largest patio (10,000 sq ft), Recess encourages guests to adult…like a kid, while serving up delicious American food and drink. Recess has an indoor space of 3,700 sq ft and can host 259 Seated or 400 Standing. The outdoor space, called The Patio, is 10,000 sq ft and can host 578 Standing guests. The center raised platform can host up to 60 seated or 150 standing. The Recess menu taps into the cravings of everyday life, offering casually elevated dishes with playful Chicago swagger, while our beverage program takes a bright, ingredient-driven approach with cocktails both classic and original. In addition to the energetic adult playground vibes and menu offerings, Recess also offers a nostalgic array of indoor and outdoor activities including giant Jenga and Connect 4, all of your favorite board games.

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Chicago DNC 2024