A new experience on Chicago’s cultural mile

Forte is a Mediterranean influenced restaurant taking up residence in Symphony Center, home to the acclaimed Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Forte celebrates inspired flavors for preconcert dining with a thoughtfully curated wine menu and bar program. Our dining room serves a two course dining menu and our bar has snacks and plates. Special menus occur for select concerts. Please visit our menus or reservation page to explore.

We are conveniently located at Adams and Wabash, on Adams in between the ‘L’ and the Art Institute. We encourage reservations for the dining room and accept walk in guests at the bar. HAPPY HOUR weekdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

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Visit the Thomas Club - Desktop Version

dining at the thomas club

The Richard & Helen Thomas Club (located on the ninth floor of Symphony Center with sweeping views of Lake Michigan), is now open on select dates for audience dining. 

The Thomas Club offers a prix fixe menu which will change monthly to include fresh and creative dishes. Lunch is offered at $45 per guest and includes two courses (appetizer and entrée, or entrée and dessert) and a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. Dinner is offered at $75 per guest and includes three courses, and coffee or tea served with dessert.

 
Visit the Thomas Club - Mobile Version

dining at the thomas club

The Richard & Helen Thomas Club (located on the ninth floor of Symphony Center with sweeping views of Lake Michigan), is now open on select dates for audience dining. 

The Thomas Club offers a prix fixe menu which will change monthly to include fresh and creative dishes. Lunch is offered at $45 per guest and includes two courses (appetizer and entrée, or entrée and dessert) and a non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. Dinner is offered at $75 per guest and includes three courses, and coffee or tea served with dessert.

Private Events at Forte - Desktop Version

Whether you're planning an intimate group dinner, corporate event or special occasion, our customized menus and exceptional views will impress your guests.

 
Private Events at Forte - Mobile Version

Whether you're planning an intimate group dinner, corporate event or special occasion, our customized menus and exceptional views will impress your guests.

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Our Upcoming Dining Schedule

June

6/1 dinner

6/6 dinner

6/7 dinner

6/8 dinner

6/11 dinner

6/14 brunch

6/15 dinner

6/20 dinner

6/21 brunch

6/22 dinner

6/23 brunch

6/27 dinner

6/28 dinner

6/29 dinner

6/30 brunch