Chicago - The Drake
140 East Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611-1501
Chicago and Vicinity (All Areas): Loop/ Magnificent Mile/ River North
535 rooms, 10 floors
Perfectly located in Chicago's most exclusive area, the Gold Coast on the Magnificent Mile, The Drake offers dazzling views of Lake Shore Drive and Oak Street Beach and is just steps from Chicago's most prestigious boutiques.
Relax in elegant rooms furnished with antiques or in one of the four restaurants and bars. Do business in one of 19 state-of-the-art meeting rooms. Step outside to Chicago's Magnificent Mile. Chicago airports are 30 minutes away.
The hotel's 535 rooms allow you to settle in for the night with plush new bedding, relaxing tubs, and comfortable terry robes. Fresh fruit is located at the front desk daily.
The Coq d*Or opened its doors the day after Prohibition was repealed and has been packing in the crowds ever since. Local residents delight in Executive Cocktails /4 oz/ wines beers after work dinner or the show. The friendly staff knows many by name and is delighted to recommend food for any mood. Corned beef hash with eggs chili con carne sandwiches Bookbinder soup turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy salads desserts and much more are all extremely reasonably priced and available from 1100 AM.
The best spot in the Drake Hotel the Palm Court has long been the spot for meeting friends and associates. Melodic live harp music enhances our traditional English afternoon tea with finger sandwiches fruit breads scones and French pastries daily 130-500 PM /extended hours during the holidays/. Cocktails and light hors d*oeuvres are served daily from 500 PM along with Chad Willis live on the piano on Sundays Wednesdays - Thursdays 730-1100 PM. Live jazz 830-midnight on Fridays - Saturdays. So whether you*re in the mood for cappuccino or afternoon tea harp or jazz cocktails or soft drinks meet by the fountain in the Palm Court.
Cape Cod Room
The Cape Cod Room a highly-regarded seafood restaurant boasts fresh seafood from the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans lakes and freshwater streams. It has been consistently named as one of America*s finest dining spots since opening in 1933 and has been a holiday award winner for 35 years. The Cape Cod Room was also inducted into the Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation*s Restaurant News. Distant harbours are evoked by the red-checked tablecloths stuffed sailfish on the wall copper pots exposed beams and weather vanes that make up the decor. This cozy well-proportioned restaurant also features a small oyster bar.
In 1918 the brothers John B. and Tracy C. Drake considered concepts for their soon-to-be opened hotel. They dreamed of an unparalleled dining experience with breathtaking views