The following is a guest post written and shared by our Blogger Collective member, Janelle of A Break For Mommy.
Welcome to MommyCon and Chicago, we are excited to have you join us. We want to make your conference stay enjoyable and fun for the entire family. Trying to find out where to eat after the sessions end for the day can be a challenge for first time conference attendees and anyone new to the city. To help reduce the stress here is a list of family friendly restaurants locate near the hotel and less than $10 per person.
Steak N Shake: Excellent casual dining with meals staring at $4. Another plus is that the restaurant offers a Kids Eat Free Promotion. With the new ‘Kids Eat Free All Day Every Day’ promotion, it means kids now enjoy their favorite Kids Plate free any time during the day, any day of the week, with a qualifying purchase. The restaurant is located at 10421 W. Touhy Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018.
Giordano’s: Chicago is famous for its delicious pizza and Giordano’s known for deep-dish pizza, this casual restaurant serves other classic Italian food as well. You will have your choice of salads, sandwiches, and entrees. You do not want to leave Chicago without grabbing a slice. They have a kids menu staring at $4.95. The family friendly restaurant is located at 9415 W Higgins Roads, Rosemont, IL 60018 about 10 minutes from the hotel.
Chili’s Grill & Bar: 4 Miles from the hotel. One of the family friendly restaurants serving classic Tex-Mex & American fare in a Southwestern-style setting. Currently offering a three for $10 menu, the selection at Chili’s is always plentiful. There is something for everyone to choose from, burgers, ribs, salad, you name it, and they probably have it. The restaurant is located at 7140 Manheim Road, Rosemont, IL 60018 this is about a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
IHOP is a very family friendly restaurant located just 10 minutes away from the hotel. You can have your choice of a wide variety of pancakes and other American breakfast options. IHOP does not just stop at breakfast, you can also pick from their huge menu of lunch and dinner items. New on the menu is Cinnamon Roll French Toast, where they take a warm, sliced cinnamon roll, French toast it, and top it with cinnamon roll filling and drizzle with cream cheese icing, yummy. Next they have Red Velvet French Toast, a slice of chocolate red velvet cake, dip it in their signature vanilla batter, French toast it up and then top it with the cream cheese icing. Finally, their mouthwatering sticky bun waffle where they take two thick Belgian waffle triangles drizzle them with a seriously sweet maple glaze and top them off with honey-glazed pecans for an added touch inspired, directly by the bakery. The restaurant is located 7120 N Manheim Road, Rosemont, IL 60018.
TGI Fridays: This is a family friendly casual dining restaurant with a fun environment. The menu is American food, such as burgers, fries, wings, etc. Currently they are offering endless appetizers for $10. They have a lunch special starting at $6.99, you can choice from a starter and pair it with an entrée. New on the menu are the Truffled Stacked Burger, and the Mediterranean Mahinaan’wich. The restaurant is located just 10 minutes away from the hotel at 9651 W Higgins Roads, Rosemont, IL 60018.
Enjoy your conference, while you are here I hope you connect with new friends. Grab your friends and family and meet at some of the restaurants for a quick breakfast, lunch or dinner. Food and drinks always a make great conversational pieces.