How do I get a reservation?
Call 312-226-8144 or email email@example.com (preferred)
Where is EL located?
2419 W. 14th Street, Chicago, IL, 60608
Is parking available?
Yes, street parking is free, but sometimes limited
What if I have dietary restrictions?
EL Ideas accommodates vegetarians, pescatarians, pregnancy, and allergies to shellfish and nuts. In regards to religious restrictions, we accommodate shellfish/pork/beef-free diets. In regards to no-gluten, please inform us and we will minimize gluten as much as possible, but we are not offering fully gluten-free meals. Pertaining to more obscure allergies, please inform us upon making your reservation. Please do not view as judgement, but keep in mind that we are a small operation with a small team and it is not feasible for us to accommodate all preferences.
What beverages should we bring?
Medium/full bodied whites
Medium/full bodied red
What should we bring for the cooks?
Nothing is necessary, but bourbon, hard cider, and other obscure treats are very much appreciated.
Where is this place?
2419 W. 14th Street
EL Ideas is a part of the Douglas Park neighborhood of Chicago and is located 10 minutes from Chicago’ Loop/downtown. We share our block with The Watering Hole and Mama’s Southern Kitchen on the corner of Western & W 14th St. Turn down this dead end street, and EL Ideas is the only business whose windows look out onto the street. There is no signage.
What if I need a ride back home?
Please be aware that cabs are very limited in the area for your return trip. We strongly recommend downloading the Uber app to your smart phone to order a car. Alternatively, you can contact us at the above number or email us for assistance in arranging a town car.
What is the cost of the dinner?
$145/person plus tax and 18% service charge
How is payment secured?
We accept all major credit cards and the cost of the dinner is charged in full one week prior to the reservation.
What is the dress code?
No dress code. Business casual recommended.