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The Franklin Room celebrates the sense of connection one can only find in the neighborhood taverns of Chicago. Offering classic American tavern fare and no shortage of whiskey flair, our sophisticated speakeasy is your local go-to for quality meat dishes, fresh seafood, classic cocktails and the neighborhood tavern experience our city has perfected.

MIKE SCHATZMAN
proprietor

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MIKE@franklinroom.COM
Chef Namo Chowcharoen
Executive Chef/Partner

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NAMO@UHGCHICAGO.COM
MICHAEL LACSON
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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MICHAEL@FRANKLINROOM.COM
PETER KIM
BEVERAGE DIRECTOR/PARTNER

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PETER@FRANKLINROOM.COM
UNION HOSPITALITY GROUP

Certain classic flavors are unmistakable. Our menu of delectable turn-of-the-century inspired American tavern fare starts there, then elevates the experience with a modern twist that creates a culinary experience you simply have to taste to believe. It’s perfectly complimented by our beverage program, which showcases creative cocktails and a meticulous selection of spirits, wine and beer with a strong focus on independent distillers and limited-edition rare releases. Bring them together and you’ve got a uniquely Chicagoan experience, centuries in the making.