Our Story

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 150 guests.


Upcoming Events

  • Bottomless Mimosas
    Bottomless Mimosas
    Saturday + Sunday
    11 AM - 4 PM
    Saturday + Sunday
    11 AM - 4 PM
    $16 Bottomless Mimosas + Bellinis With purchase of an entree, Brunch Only
  • Daily Specials
    Daily Specials
    Daily Specials
    Food + Drink
    Daily Specials
    Food + Drink
    Wednesday: Bourbon + Bites Thursday: Chateau + Charcuterie Saturday + Sunday: Bottomless Mimosas + Bellinis

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.


Cocktails To-Go!

Enjoy our award-winning beverage program at home. Our seasonal wines and draft beers are available as well.


Private Events + Catering

151 Kitchen | Bar + 151 Catering strive 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.


Hours Of Operation

Monday & Tuesday:  Closed
Wednesday & Thursday:  Kitchen 4pm - 8pm, Bar 9pm
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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