SOFITEL CHICAGO20 East Chestnut Street Chicago, IL 60611|Restaurant (312) 324-4063|Hotel (312) 324-4000


Delicious Events

Café des Architectes is pleased to offer an array of events highlighting distinctive offerings and delicious French fare. From Champagne celebrations to special brunch events and French food extravaganzas, we offer a wide range of special dining experiences to delight you.

Upcoming happenings at Café des Architectes include:

  • Chicago Restaurant Week
  • Valentine's Day
  • Chestnut Provisions Prix Fixe Menu
  • Newsletters

Chicago Restaurant Week

Make your reservation now!  Chicago Restaurant Week takes place January 30 through February 12, 2015. Café des Architectes will offer a three-course lunch menu for $22 and a three-course dinner menu for $44. For reservations, please call (312) 324-4063. To view both menus, please click here.


Valentine's Day

Café des Architectes will offer an indulgent five-course menu this Valentine's Day, featuring a cheese course from Chestnut Provisions, the restaurant's made-in-house program of fine cheeses and charcuterie. The cost is $95 per person, excludes beverages, tax and gratuity. View the full Valentine's Day menu here.

On Friday, February 13, the menu price will include a Champagne cocktail for each guest and a rose.

On Saturday, February 14, the menu will be available for the special price of $69 per guest from 3-5 p.m. The regular price menu will be in effect from 5 - 10 p.m.

On Sunday, February 15, the menu will available for the special price of $69 per guest and includes a Champagne Cocktail and a rose.


Chestnut Provisions Prix Fixe Menu

Café des Architectes’ recently launched product line, Chestnut Provisions, has expanded with the addition of a new, dinner prix fixe menu. Available for $39 per person, the menu consists of three courses with a choice between two items for each course. The menu changes every week and while the offerings are largely driven by the season, diners can expect a selection much like this menu here.



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Hours of Operation


Breakfast Monday - Sunday 6:00 AM to 11:30 AM Lunch Monday - Friday 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM Brunch Saturday & Sunday 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Weekends & Holidays Only) Dinner Tuesday-Sunday Open February 2 and 9 for Restaurant Week 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 3:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Sunday - Wednesday: 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM