Reservations

To make a reservation, please email us at reservations@elideas.com and include in the subject line the number of guests, a mobile phone number, and the date you are requesting.

We offer dinner service Tuesday through Thursday at 7 pm; Fridays and Saturdays at 5:30 pm and 9:30 pm, with some exceptions. Please be prompt. If you are flexible or have back up dates, please specify them in the body of the email.

Alternatively, you may call us at 312-226-8144, Monday – Thursday from 11am to 7pm and Friday 11am to 5:30pm. If we are not available, please leave a message. Please note that email is preferred.

For additional information, please see this list of frequently asked questions.

We are currently accepting reservations from through June. Please contact us to request a reservation.

Last Minute Availability:

Wednesday, April 29th at 7pm

Thursday, April 30th at 7pm

Friday, May 1st at 5:30pm

Saturday, May 2nd at 9:30pm

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Special Openings

Great things are coming to Chicago and EL ideas will be open for a few select Sundays and Mondays in May.

Sunday, May 3rd at 6pm – James Beard Awards Weekend

Sunday, May 17th at 7pm – National Restaurant Association Trade Show

Monday, May 18th at 5:30pm – National Restaurant Association Trade Show