Eats and Attractions near the Convention

There are plenty of coffee shops and eateries near the MLA 2019 convention.

Following is a variety of budget-friendly options (variably priced from $ to $$). This list is not an endorsement of any particular place, rather it is a compilation of places nearby to the convention. Local-to-Chicago options have embedded links to their website.

 

Coffee 

Peet’s Coffee ($) (400 Michigan Avenue #120)

Starbucks ($$) (333 Michigan Avenue and 444 N Michigan Ave)

Dunkin’ Donuts ($) (404 N Wabash Ave)

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee ($) (535 N Michigan Ave)

Caffé Rom (180 N Stetson Ave #107)

 

Food

Café

Corner Bakery Café ($$) (444 N Michigan Ave)

Wildberry Pancakes and Café ($$) (130 E Randolph St)

 

Sandwiches

Snarf’s Sandwiches ($) (180 N Stetson Ave)

Jersey Mike’s Subs ($) (203 E Ohio St)

Yolk Streeterville ($$) (355 E Ohio St)

 

Fast Food

McDonald’s ($) (233 N Michigan)

Chick-fil-A ($) (177 N State St #1a)

 

Health

LYFE Kitchen ($) (270 E Ontario St)

 

Restaurants and Taverns

Billy Goat Tavern ($) (430 N Michigan Ave)

Beacon Tavern ($$) (405 N Wabash Ave)

Giordano’s ($$) (130 E Randolph St)

Coco Pazzo Café ($$) (212 E Ohio St)

 

Grocery

Trader Joe’s (44 E Ontario St)

 

Popular Attractions 

Lastly, here are a few popular destinations within reasonable distance from the convention:

Navy Pier (600 E Grand Ave)

Chicago Water Tower (806 Michigan Avenue)

Chicago Cultural Center (78 E Washington St)

American Writers Museum (180 N Michigan Ave)

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