Progressive Piering: Nibble & Nosh Your Way Down Navy Pier Chicago
by Tim O'Malley
Eat, drink and repeat all the way down Navy Pier. While there are several well known dining and nightlife hotbeds in Chicago, few of them are as centrally located as Navy Pier and none can boast a better view of the lakefront!Where else can you grab your favorite cold beverage and the greatest munchies at some of the best spots in Chicago like Capi’s Italian Kitchen, Dock Street Café, Harry Caray’s Tavern, Haagen-Dazs Café, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville or Riva Crab House? Nowhere but Navy Pier!
Harry Caray’s Tavern or Riva Crab House…where to begin?
Begin your evening with a relaxing glass of wine, a beer or cocktail in either the main dining room upstairs, or the more casual café downstairs at Riva Crab House at Navy Pier. Enjoy some people watching or look past the pier to the beautiful views of the city beyond.
Afterward, head on over to Harry Caray’s Tavern in Chicago to watch your favorite sports team on one of 30 big screen TVs. Enjoy Harry’s favorite Budweiser or one of many unique concoctions including the Harry Marytini – take a look at the menu. It’s probably a good idea to grab a bite now before continuing on your journey.
“Wasting away again…in Margaritaville!”
Now that we’ve watched our favorite teams win its time to celebrate with a little trip down to Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Bar and Grill! Don’t worry, there’s no need to pack, you’re already in paradise – just ask the parrot!
One of the restaurants to recently open in Chicago, Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville Bar and Grill at Navy Pier is where you can get away without ever leaving. Try the only-in-paradise Who’s To Blame Margarita or a Havanas and Bananas Frozen Concoction, amongst many cold drinks including Landshark Lager and draft beers, cocktails and wines. Go ahead; check out the menu for this one-of-a-kind bar in Chicago.
Satisfy that sweet tooth…or all of them!
If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, make sure to hit the Haagen-Dazs Café or Ben and Jerry’s the along the way where you can treat yourself to a cone of the world-famous ice cream in a variety of decadent flavors or one of their sorbets or frozen yogurts. So what are you waiting for? Come on out and drink in the sights—and sounds—of Navy Pier!