A few days ago, we put together a labor day deal roundup in Chicago covering some of our favorite dining and lodging spots across the city. Then we thought… you know what, what if some people are like us, who always have last-minute ideas and decide to change the plan? Well, forget about googling to see if your destination is open. Here are eight amazing restaurants open on Labor Day in Chicago for you!


302 N Green St 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

The Labor Day deal runs on Monday only, covering both brunch (11:00 AM- 3:00 PM) and dinner (3:00 PM-9:00 PM), with three brand new group cocktails serving 4-5 people! Most of your brunch and dinner favorites will be available on Labor Day, and we highly recommend you to make a reservation!


Antico Posto

118 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, IL 60523


Place your order for a whole Whole Coconut Gelato Pie by Thursday before Antico Posto closes at $65 only and pick it up on Labor Day anytime between 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM. Complete with Oreo cookie crust, coconut gelato, hot fudge and toasted coconut, it’s the ideal dessert to bring to any barbecue or patio party.

Crab Cellar

1962 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614

Enjoy all you can eat King Crab Legs and Prime Burgers for $109.95 per person, plus tax (gratuity not included). Better get those fingers and wrists loose and ready for cracking them crab legs! Well, guess what? That’s the kind of work we’d willingly take on!

Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago

2300 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614

The open-air patio and dining room and Mon Ami Gabi – Chicago will be open for dinner. Enjoy French favorites and pair them with a chilled glass of rosé or sparkling champagne. Mon Ami Gabi’s patio is first come, first served. Therefore, we highly recommend you to make a reservation!

Osteria Via Stato

620 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654

Osteria Via Stato will be celebrating Labor Day with the full menu of pizzas, antipasti and Italian specialties, available in the dining room or al fresco on the patio. Their slagel farm meatballs “polpettini” is one of our favorites!

R.J. Grunts

2056 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614

Grab your friend and enjoy brunch at R.J. Grunts from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM! All your favorites will be available on Labor Day. You can also come for dinner between 3:00 PM – 8:30 PM! Their full menu will be available on Labor Day.

Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg

1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Not wanting to go into the city area? How about heading to Shaw’s Crab House in Schaumberg, then? They’re offering a Sip & Slurp deal on Labor Day allowing you to enjoy select bottles of wine and oysters for half the price. The offer is available on the patio or at the Oyster Bar. Their regular a la carte menu will also be available.

Featured image credit: R.J. Grunts

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