Comfort food gets a modern makeover at Kitchen + Kocktails Chicago. Its swanky lounge atmosphere matches perfectly with a menu of inventive chicken and waffles, Southern-inspired apps, and frozen cocktails. Whether you’re craving gourmet mac and cheese or top-notch surf and turf, Kitchen + Kocktails can oblige.
It currently accepts reservations only (no walk-ins), so make sure to claim your table online before heading here for dinner and drinks. When you arrive, start by ordering a large-format frozen cocktail like the Peach Dusse Frosé or the Patron margarita to share with your dining companions. Then nosh on a few of the homestyle starters, like the fried pickles, the buffalo cauliflower, or the lamb chop lollipops. Finally, indulge in fried chicken paired with a stack of specialty waffles. They come in flavors like butter pecan, peach cobbler, and cinnamon roll. You can also dig into elevated Southern staples like lobster shrimp and grits, fried chicken and Moët, or vegan bowls featuring faux shrimp, fish, or a combo of both. Complement your main dish with sweet potato fries or freshly baked cornbread.