The Dining Room
The Dining Room at Kendall College at National Louis University
Experience contemporary and exquisite dining on the Kendall College campus with extraordinary views of the city skyline. Culinary arts and hospitality management students prepare and serve dinner in this living classroom.
The Dining Room at Kendall College at National Louis University is committed to sustainability. The menu is seasonal and takes advantage of our very own herb and vegetable garden as well as fresh ingredients from the nearby Green City Market.
The Dining Room is open for lunch and dinner service. Reservations are strongly recommended as hours in The Dining Room may vary by school term and student/staff availability. Reserve online at OpenTable or call 312.752.2328.
Gratuities from The Dining Room go towards scholarships to Kendall College at NLU students in financial need. Contributions are tax-deductible as provided by law.
January 17–January 31
February 5–February 18
February 21–March 6
March 11–March 22
See our winter 2019 lunch menu
$18 prix fixe option includes appetizer, entrée, dessert
$22 prix fixe option includes appetizer, entrée, dessert plus one glass of house red or white
January 19–February 18
February 21–March 23
See our winter 2019 dinner menu
$29 prix fixe option includes appetizer, entrée, dessert
$33 prix fixe option includes appetizer, entrée, dessert plus one glass of house red or white
Monday Night Dining Series
Mondays, 7pm (reservations begin at 6:30pm)
February 4–March 18
See our winter 2019 MND menu, inspired by the cuisines of the Alpine nations
Awards and Reviews
The restaurant has been recognized and highly-rated by Zagat Survey, and has received numerous accolades by respected Chicago food critics from the Sun-Times and WTTW's Check Please!
The Dining Room was also selected as OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Local Pick in August 2015 and was recommended in The MICHELIN Guide Chicago Restaurants in 2013. The Dining Room at Kendall College is the first school or university to be Green Seal-certified.