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151 Kitchen | Bar is a locally owned restaurant located in the heart of charming, downtown Elmhurst across from York Theater.  Our executive chef and his culinary team bring the Chicago dining experience to the western suburbs with a focus on honoring midwestern dishes and locally sourced ingredients; while taking a unique approach to classic American cuisine.  The menu is anchored by seasonality and complemented by an extensive beverage program that works in tandem with the food menu. Seasonally inspired cocktails, local craft beers, and thoughtfully curated wine selections are central to our beverage program.  The versatility of 151’s menu is reflected in the dining experience it offers to its guests who can choose to order an entree at the bar, a small plate al fresco, or multiple plates to share among friends in the dining area.

151 Kitchen | Bar provides a unique décor that reflects the rustic tone of the midwestern menu with invitingly comfortable furnishings.  We hope that you will find our food to nourish, our service to recharge, and our space to be convivial and comfortable. We believe that family + friends connecting and sharing over a meal is always cause for a celebration!

151 Kitchen | Bar is the perfect venue for your special occasion or corporate function. Whether a small, intimate gathering or a large social event, our different dining rooms and bar area can be uniquely configured to accommodate 6 to 100 guests.  

We accommodate regular reservations for up to 10 guests, patio is first come - first serve.  

11 or more guests would be considered a private event and are subject to private event policies.

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Upcoming Events

  • Happy Hour | Daily Specials
    Happy Hour | Daily Specials
    Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday | 3-5pm
    Daily Specials: Tuesday - Sunday
    Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday | 3-5pm
    Daily Specials: Tuesday - Sunday
    Happy Hour: Tuesday - Friday | 3-5pm
    Daily Specials: Tuesday - Sunday
    Happy Hour $6 Drafts $8 Wine $10 Craft Cocktails Drink Specials Tuesday: Tini Tuesday Wednesday: Bourbon Wednesday Thursday: Chateau Thursday Saturday + Sunday: Mimosa Kits
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Chef Features


Prime Hangar Steak

Prime hangar steak, grilled to order. Topped with a grilled leek chimichurri and served with roasted herbed potatoes. 


Southern Style Crispy Chicken

Buttermilk marinated chicken breast served with house pickles, fermented fresno hot sauce, coleslaw, and served on a brioche bun.


Craft Cocktails

Enjoy our award-winning beverage program's seasonal cocktail selection.

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Private Events

151 Kitchen | Bar  strives to provide a sophisticated + flawless experience for a multitude of events desiring premiere restaurant-quality service and cuisine.


Our team of culinary artisans and hospitality professionals will provide the highest standard of service and will oversee all elements of your special occasion.

Groups of 10 or less can make a regular reservation and dine on our a la carte menus.

Groups of 11 or more are considered private events and are subject to private event policies.

We cannot accommodate groups of 37 or more at this time.

Inquires should be sent through our contact feature at the bottom of this website.


We are currently accepting private event inquires for

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Brunch/Lunch +

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday Dinner.

We are not accepting catering inquiries at this time.

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Hours Of Operation

Monday:  Closed
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:  Kitchen 11:30am - 9pm, Bar 10pm
Friday:  Kitchen 11:30am - 10pm, Bar 11pm
Saturday:  Kitchen 11am - 10pm, Bar 11pm
Sunday:  Kitchen 11am - 8pm, Bar 9pm

Dine-In | Take-Out

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Visit Our Sister Restaurants

Cloud Nine Hospitality Group is a locally-owned group of restaurants located in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. Currently, there are three unique restaurant concepts as well as a catering company operated by the Hospitality Group: 151 Kitchen | Bar and Pints Sports Bar in Elmhurst, and Barrel House Social Whiskey Bar in LaGrange. 

Cloud Nine Hospitality Group, Inc. was organized in 2015 with the combined result of the desire to bring the Chicago dining experience to the Western Suburbs, passion for culinary arts, and a commitment to the community. The driving force behind our group is to provide an exceptional experience by being genuinely hospitable and making it better every day for our guests, our team, our company and our community. For more information about our other locations, please visit their websites below.

Cloud Nine
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