River West’s Spacious Oasis For Globally-Inspired Fare &
Acclaimed Cocktails

Whatever your cause for celebration, you need an extraordinary location. You will find it at The Dawson.

Named a Best of the Best Venue 3 years running by Modern Luxury Weddings Chicago, The Dawson features multiple private and semi-private event spaces, being able to accommodate for parties of 12 - 400.

The Dawson’s stunning, two-story foyer with its breathtaking grand staircase is the perfect first impression for your guests. And, the custom tile and lighting, hand-crafted woodwork, abundant natural light, and an acclaimed courtyard, make The Dawson a dream location for hosting any event, ranging from a wedding, corporate event, birthday party, and more.

730 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654 | 312.372.2362 | the-dawson.com/private-events


Space Capacity

Devil’s Den 28/32
Main Dining Room 100/150
Courtyard 120/200
Foundry & Terrace 120/150
Full Buyout 220/400




2018, 2017, 2016 Modern Luxury Weddings - Best of the Best Venue
2018 Wine Spectator - Best of Award of Excellence, 1 Glass
2018 Yelp - "People Love Us" Award
2017 TripAdvisor.com - Certificate of Excellence
2017 Renzell Best of Chicago List

2017 OpenTable.com - Diner's Choice Award
2016 Michelin Bib Gourmand
2014 Time Out Chicago - Food & Drink Awards (Reader's Choice): Best New Restaurant Cocktail Program