Only 5 days to go until Patriots and Falcons match up in Super Bowl LI… where will YOU be watching the game? On game day we are all Patriots, and there’s only one clear winner when it comes to Chicago Sports Bars on where to watch the drama unfold this Sunday – yep you guessed read more
If you’re anything like us, when you brunch you brunch to WIN. That means when you’re faced with the decision of choosing between a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa, you choose option C): both. You also feel no shame explaining that your Theory Breakfast sliders with fried chicken, baked egg, American cheese served on brioche read more
Did you know that Theory is the OFFICIAL home of… Iowa Hawkeyes Wildcats (Arizona) Jayhawks (Kansas) Hoyas?! If these are any of YOUR teams, why go anywhere else to watch the game? At Theory, you have over 30 TVs to choose from, did we mention with sound too? With our mouthwatering menu and remarkable choice read more
We are just a few days from the start of another college hoops season. And with 20 ranked teams opening their regular season on Friday – including those defending national champion Villanova Wildcats at 7:30 p.m. – the season will definitely start with a bang. Where is the best place to watch the drama unfold? THEORY read more
Join us for a spooky evening of pumpkin carving on Thursday, October 27th and win great prizes! Prizes include Blackhawks and Bulls tickets, a $100 gift card and more. Carve your masterpiece from 6-8:30PM and submit to win one of our amazing prizes. Theory is an upscale sports lounge and restaurant located at 9 W read more
Any team. Any time. Theory is the best place to eat and drink, get great service and watch all of the MLB games! After two thrilling wild-card games, it’s time for the playoffs to move to the Divisional Series round’s best-of-five format – and we’ve got you covered. We’ve not only got over 30 TVs read more
If you like baseball, this season is going to be riveting at Theory. Ignore the curse, the Cubs are the favorites to win the World Series this year! I’m sure we agree that if the Cubs win the World Series, it will be one of the great sports stories of our lifetimes. And where’s the read more
Is Theory, without a doubt. Da’ Bears this Sunday night vs the Cowboys at 7:30PM. Come to Theory to watch the game, with more than 30 tv’s there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Theory also features amazing food and drink specials daily, come down today to watch the Bears or any of your read more
Looking to party like its 1985? Theory is your spot. September 19th vs the Eagles for Monday Night Football, kickoff at 7:30PM. Reserve your table today and cheer your team on one of over 30 TV’s, there truly is no bad seat in the house. Amazing food and drink specials make Theory the ultimate spot read more
Here at Theory, we have a lot to be proud about this NFL season. That includes being better than your typical sports bar when it comes to food, service, and comfort. There really is no better place to watch every Thursday and Sunday game in the city. Aside from the best atmosphere in the city, read more
Game Day is ON this Sunday at Theory as the Chicago Bears take on the Houston Texans at 12.00 noon. We’ve got everything you need for an epic game day… Come early for the best NFL brunch (served 10-2pm) in the city including build your own omelettes and our famous Breakfast Nachos. Our unbeatable Bloody read more
We’re bringing Rio to Chicago this August! Join us from August 5th – 21st and indulge in one of our medal-based specials! For Bronze – You can get your hands on $5 Ch London Dry Gin cocktails For Silver – How does $6 Casa Noble Margaritas or Casa Noble shots sound? And for Gold – read more
Host the fantasy draft of the year in Theory’s VIP room! Hurry! Dates are going quickly for Theory’s Fantasy Football draft. Reserve our VIP room and you can enjoy a fantasy draft evening with groups up to 20 of your friends. With our unmissable daily food and drink specials and a 133″ screen to watch, read more
Heading to Lollapalooza this weekend? You’ll need to get prepped! Theory is hosting a Brunch B4 Bands, where you can get your chops around a hearty, delicious brunch. How does a Bloody Mary bar and $20 Mimosa package sound? From our famous California Benedict to our mouthwatering french toast, there’s something for everyone at Theory. read more
On Tuesday, July 12, baseball’s best and brightest stars will convene in San Diego’s Petco Park for the 2016 All-Star Game. The Home Run Derby will be held on July 11 and the Futures Game will kick off the All-Star festivities on July 10. So what are you up to next Tuesday night? Coming to read more
After Tuesday’s matches, we’ve now seen all 24 teams at the Euros, with the first round of group matches completed. Some teams have impressed us, some have surprised us. Others have so far been something of a disappointment, a few downright awful. The second round of Euro 2016 is shaping up nicely, and here’s why read more
Treat your Father to the best brunch in Chicago this Sunday! Theory has amazing and unique food items, a Bloody Mary bar and a $20 Mimosa package that cannot be beat. With over 30 TV’s and outdoor space, there truly isn’t a bad seat in the house at Theory. Theory is an upscale sports lounge read more
It’s #Copa100 time for all you soccer fans out there. That’s right, this year’s Copa America Soccer tournament is in its 100th year and we want to celebrate with YOU! Whether you’re visiting the city to go to the US national team in Chicago’s Soldier Field (tomorrow tonight against Costa Rica – kick off 7pm), or read more
Treat your mother to an amazing brunch this Sunday at Theory! Our Mother’s Day themed brunch is sure to wow Mom and give her that extra special loving feeling she deserves on this special day. The brunch at Theory features a bloody mary bar, unique menu items and an incredible Mimosa package. Stop in to read more
Theory is the best place in Chicago to celebrate this years Cinco de Mayo! Check out our amazing Cinco de Mayo specials below, all of which you can enjoy OUTDOORS on our NEW patio! Theory is an upscale sports lounge and restaurant located at 9 W Hubbard in the River North area of downtown Chicago. read more
Sport. Dine. Derby. The Kentucky Derby that is, at Theory this Saturday! Join us for the most exciting two minutes in sports May 7th, race start time at 5:30PM. Theory has over 30 TV’s with sound, amazing daily specials and of course all hats are welcome! Theory is an upscale sports lounge and restaurant located read more
NFL Fans, Theory welcomes you to Chicago! Theory is your home for all things NFL Draft. In town celebrating your favorite teams picks or simply stopping by to watch the action on one of over 30 tv’s, Theory is the place you want to be for this years NFL Draft in Chicago. Amazing daily food read more
Come to Theory this Sunday for Game 3 Blackhawks action! Puck drop at 2PM CST. With over 30 tv’s Theory doesn’t have a bad seat in the house. Check out our amazing specials below, call for a reservation, or simply swing into 9 W Hubbard for amazing food and drinks at Chicago’s best sports lounge read more
A healthy Chicago Blackhawks team is ready to take on the St.Louis Blues tonight for Game 1 of the NHL Playoffs, puck drop at 8:30PM. Come to Theory for an amazing dinner, then stay for the game as the Blackhawks look to make another run at the Stanley Cup. With over 30 tv’s Theory will read more
The NCAA Tournament men’s college basketball national championship game will be played on Monday, April 4 at NGR Stadium in Houston and you can catch it here at Theory! We’ve got the best seat in the house just waiting for YOU! That’s right, with over 30 TVs with sound you’re guaranteed the best view of the read more
The Chicago Cubs will make their own history when they open the 2016 regular season against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on 9pm Monday night. The Cubs will open on the road for the third time in four seasons and for the 11th time in 15 seasons, and you can catch read more
Snacking on all of the extra trimmings while you wait for your actual meal to arrive is kind of a necessity… Brunch and Bloody Mary’s go hand in hand. And when you’re having the best Brunch in town, you need the best Bloody Mary to match. You’ve come to the right place at Theory! Some read more
If you’ve had a late Friday or Saturday night, then brunch is your best friend. Theory brings you our signature vision to brunch: focusing on seasonal, fresh and satisfying dishes catered for everyone’s tastes. Feast on our popular dishes such as our California Benedict (slices of fresh avocado bring a west coast spin to traditional read more
In two weeks, we’ve gone from 68 to four teams in the NCAA Tournament. On April 4, we’ll see a national champion be crowned, but first we have to set the matchup with the Final Four on Saturday. Saturday’s NCAA Final Four National Semifinals will feature Oklahoma against Villanova at 5:09 p.m, North Carolina against read more
Are you in town to see the Sweet 16 games in Chicago? There’s no better place to watch your team this March Madness than at Theory. The Virginia Cavaliers and Iowa State Cyclones will face off in a big-time Sweet 16 matchup Friday after both teams advanced Saturday. Which team has the edge in this read more
March Madness comes to our city this Friday when Syracuse takes on Gonzaga at 8.40pm! Don’t miss a moment of the action at Theory – your home for Sweet 16 games. Reserve your table today and don’t miss a hoop with over 30 tvs with sounds. With amazing game day specials and an atmosphere you read more
After a dramatic first weekend of March Madness, the 2016 NCAA Tournament field has been narrowed down to 16 teams… and the best place to watch the Sweet 16 hoops action unfold? Theory of course! We are your number one spot in Chicago to catch every game with over 30 tvs, food and drink to die for, plus read more
Theory is your home for Iowa College Basketball this March Madness! With incredible food and drink specials and happy hour deals you don’t want to miss – there’s no better place to cheer on the Hawks. Don’t miss a basket with over 30 huge TVs to choose from, you’re guaranteed the best seat in the read more
Come get your March Madness Jayhawk hoop action at Theory! Theory prides ourselves on being better than your typical sports bar when it comes to food, service, and comfort. With over 30 tvs to choose from, you’re guaranteed the perfect spot to cheer on the Jayhawks. Hungry? Indulge in some of our many homemade items read more
Looking for the perfect place to enjoy March Madness? Theory is the #1 choice in downtown Chicago. Our welcoming new exterior leads you into an even more inviting and enjoyable setting indoors. With over 30 tvs to watch, you can sit back and enjoy our fantastic service & amazing food and drink specials as you read more
Looking for the perfect place to draft your championship Fantasy Football team this year? Theory is the #1 pick in downtown Chicago. Reserve our VIP room or simply set up at a few tables and host your draft here. Enjoy our friendly service, amazing food and drink specials as you draft the team of your read more
Want to really impress the members of your fantasy football league? Host your leagues draft this year at Theory! Wi-fi, power, the VIP room, amazing food, drink specials, your fantasy football buddies and great Theory service. The perfect fantasy football draft. Contact us today to reserve time for your fantasy draft.
The warm weather brings with it the desire to stretch weekend breakfasts into blissful, hours-long respites in comfort. Whether it’s a twist on eggs Benedict or a big Bloody Mary that you crave, Theory has plenty of perfect bites to get your brunch on.
Lunch is our favorite meal of the day, so here at Theory, we’ve assembled the cream of the lunch-food crop all in one spot! Indulge in some of our many homemade items including warm chips and fresh homemade spicy Queso, slow-roasted lamb tacos, Kill Bill shrimp, breaded cranberry goat cheese salad or one of our read more
The social season is finally here, and what comes with our delightful summer? Events of course! From weddings to work dos, social outings to fundraisers, whatever the event, Theory has the perfect spot for you. Our private room is perfect for intimate events and accommodates groups from 10 to 200, for customized private events at read more
Baseball season is here and whoever your team, there’s one sure bet you can make this year – you’ll see it on at Theory! That’s right, Theory is playing EVERY GAME BOTH IN AND OUT OF MARKET! As a sports lounge, we pride ourselves on superior food, service and comfort, all while providing a great read more
Get ready for 14 indulgent days! Chicago Restaurant Week 2015 returns on January 30 and continues through February 12 with two weeks of dining deals.
Whether it’s a special occasion or brunch with friends, there’s no better way to lounge your weekends away than at Theory.
Whether it’s a special occasion or brunch with friends, there’s no better way to lounge your weekends away than at Theory.
After claiming a 39-point victory in the Rose Bowl, the No. 3 Oregon Ducks are favored by a touchdown over the Ohio State Buckeyes for Jan. 12’s national championship. Led by Heisman-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota’s 338 passing yards and three total touchdowns, along with a defense that forced five turnovers, the Ducks beat Florida State 59-20 in the College Football Playoff semifinals, pegging them as favorites to win the first national title in school history.
Alabama will meet Ohio State and Oregon will face Florida State in the inaugural College Football Playoff on New Year’s Day… Watch it LIVE at Theory!
New Year’s Day College Football Bowls at Theory!
Catch all the Monday Night Football action at Theory. Bears vs Saints this Monday.
Believe it or not, the 5-8 Saints control their playoff destiny. They begin an unlikely postseason pursuit against the Bears in Chicago this Monday. Even though the Bears are technically eliminated from the playoffs they are embracing their role as spoiler.
New England Patriots Vs Green Bay Packers: This Sunday November 30, 3:25p.m @ Theory
This Saturday’s football action continues at Theory as Mississippi State take on Alabama from 2.30pm.
Nebraska vs Wisconsin: This Saturday November 15, 2:30p.m @ Theory
It’s been three years since Nebraska visited Madison, Wisconsin. During that trip, the Huskers fell to the Badgers 48-17. In 2012, Nebraska was able to redeem that loss with a 30-27 win over the Badgers at home, only to receive another big loss at the hands of Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship.