The gathering place in Chicago's River West

730 West Grand Avenue | Chicago



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The Dawson Sets Up Summer Camp with Camp-inspired Cocktails & Food

Go back to simpler times where your inner child can connect with your outer grownup as The Dawson transforms into Camp Dawson every Sunday this summer. All summer, staff will double as counselors guiding patrons on a journey of campfire-inspired fare, cocktails, and activities. Bask in the sunlight or sit under the stars on the expansive patio with weekly live entertainment and monthly beverage classes.

CBS CHICAGO: Adults Have Kid-Inspired Summertime Fun At Camp Dawson

ABC7 CHICAGO: Adult summer camp offered at The Dawson in Chicago


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  • 2017 Renzell Best of Chicago List
  • 2017 - Certificate of Excellence
  • 2017 Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay" Contestant - Executive Pastry Chef Kym Delost
  • 2016 Michelin Bib Gourmand
  • 2014 Time Out Chicago - Food & Drink Awards (Reader's Choice): Best New Restaurant Cocktail Program
  • 2018, 2017, 2016 Modern Luxury Weddings - Best of the Best Venue
  • 2018 Wine Spectator - Best of Award of Excellence, 1 Glass
  • 2018 Food Network's "America's Best Baker" Contestant - Executive Pastry Chef Kym Delost
  • 2018 Yelp - "People Love Us" Award
  • 2017 - Diner's Choice Award

730 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654