Chicago Speakeasy & Tavern

The Franklin Room is a proper city tavern and Chicago speakeasy located in the popular River North neighborhood.

The Franklin Room celebrates the sense of connection that neighborhood taverns have cultivated in our city for centuries. Our menu features comforting and flavorful turn of the century inspired American tavern fare. Our beverage program showcases a thoughtful selection of fine spirits, wine and beer with a strong focus on independent distillers and limited-edition rare releases.

Weekly Specials

$1 Beer & Wine

Monday-Friday
11:30am to 2:00pm

Valid during lunch hours with a minimum $12 lunch purchase. Limit 2 drinks per person.

$3 Martinis

Monday-Friday
11:30am to 2:00pm

Valid during lunch hours with a minimum $12 lunch purchase. Limit 3 drinks per person.

$1 Oysters

Everyday from 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Private Events

Whether it’s a private event, cocktail party, semi-private dinner or whiskey tasting, The Franklin Room has a variety of customized options for your next event.

Whiskey of the Week

Each week we feature a different whisk(e)y at The Franklin Room with special pricing and cocktails incorporating the whisk(e)y of the week.

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Whiskey Keep

As a modern-day Chicago speakeasy, we wanted to create a more sophisticated approach to underground bottle service to establish The Franklin Room as a premier Chicago restaurant & whiskey bar.