Chicago's Best Spots with Free Snacks


What's better than eating cheaply? Eating for free. Check out our list of great spots for free snacks in Chicago.

  • Italian River North
    Prosecco Map 710 North Wells Street, Chicago, Illinois | 312-951-9500
    Food25 Decor23 Service24 Cost$56

    Good to know: This spot offers a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival.

  • American Logan Square
    Scofflaw Map 3201 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, Illinois | 773-252-9700
    Food24 Decor24 Service23 Cost$29

    Good to know: This spot offers free cookies at midnight.

  • Barbecue River North
    Chicago q Map 1160 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois | 312-642-1160
    Food24 Decor24 Service23 Cost$36

    Good to know: This spot offers free housemade chips and bread 'n' butter pickles.

  • Steakhouse River North
    Carson's Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue Map 612 N Wells St, Chicago, Illinois | 312-280-9200
    Food23 Decor17 Service21 Cost$37

    Good to know: This spot offers complimentary chicken liver pâté when eating in the restaurant.

  • Italian The Loop
    The Florentine Map 151 West Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois | 312-660-8866
    Food21 Decor21 Service19 Cost$49

    Good to know: This spot offers free pizza with purchase of a drink during happy hour 4-6 PM, Monday-Friday.