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- Dinner Hours - 

Monday - Thursday 5 pm - 10 pm
Friday - Saturday 5 pm - 11 pm
Sunday - Closed

Both the bar and patio (when in season) offer our full dinner menu.



El Che Bar, Chicago's Argentine-influenced resto-bar, is Executive Chef/Partner John Manion’s homage to the steak heavy traditions of Argentina's Asador. Located just beyond the West Loop’s famed “restaurant row”, El Che Bar opened in 2016 and has quickly built a reputation as Chicago's go-to destination for beef, wine and live-fire cooking. A 12 ft. custom-built grill ignites a range of South American-tinged meats, seasonal vegetables, seafood and novel barrio-inflected bites to perfection. Chef Manion’s passion for Latin flavors imbues the spirited dishes and dramatic setting of the swanky 100-seat restaurant. Guests can feel the intensity of the open flame when dining at the chef’s counter for a 10-course meal. Likewise, El Che Bar’s
Asado channels classic Argentine backyard barbecues with platters of rustic flame-finished grilled beef and seasonal accompaniments, paired with featured wines that emphasize the unique and rare reds of the region. El Che Bar’s remarkably simple and elevated food is complemented by a vibrant and exciting cocktail program directed by acclaimed bar talent Jacyara de Oliveira (Food & Wine: Rising Star, Jean Banchet:Best Mixologist, StarChef: Rising Stars) who focuses on Latin spirits and the drinking culture of South America. El Che Bar has earned a coveted three-star rating from the Chicago Tribune and was named in the “Top 50 Chicago Restaurants” by Chicago Tribune’s dining critic, Phil Vettel in February 2017.

Three Stars, Phil Vettel, Chicago Tribune

Valet available daily starting at 5pm, $16

312.265.1130     845 W. WASHINGTON BLVD CHICAGO, IL 60607



Chicago Style is equal parts drink and think, celebration and critique, party and platform, Chicago Style is a forward-thinking cocktail conference taking place May 7-10, 2018, with seminars, panels and parties at the Ace Hotel Chicago and throughout the city.

Wednesday, May 9th -  The House of Lustau, dinner at El Che Bar
Guest Speaker: Sadie Woods
Dinner Discussion: Intersectionality within Music and Hospitality
Ticket Price: $75 per person, not including tax and gratuity.
Three courses, with Lustau cocktails and glass pairings
Music plays a big role in life, and in bars. We listen to music when we’re happy or sad, to celebrate our achievements and to mourn our griefs. In this discussion, we will explore the role that music plays in hospitality, and issues of sexuality, race, and class within both industries. Buy Tickets

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