North Shore Restaurant Month 2022: Special Menus and Deals in February

This month, you can get a great deal on a delicious meal while supporting local businesses during North Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (NSCVB) North Shore Restaurant Month. Running through February 28, restaurants will have special menus, freebies and deals on breakfast, lunch and dinner for dine in or takeout.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Chicago North Shore (@chicagonorthshore)

With more than 75 participating restaurants, coffee shops and markets, there is something for everyone. A few highlights from NSCVB’s website include:

Blind Faith Cafe
525 Dempster St., Evanston

Offer: Buy Two Entrees, Get a Free Dessert.

“For over 30 years, guests have enjoyed the innovative vegetarian food at this premier certified green restaurant. Curried chopped salad, black bean ginger tofu, and the ever popular macrobiotic plate exemplify their dedication to offering beautifully prepared wholesome natural foods that nourish the body and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable environment. Bakery items included sugar-free, vegan and gluten free options. Superb selection of beer and wine.”

Convito Cafe & Market
1515 Sheridan Rd., Wilmette

Offer: Free Appetizer with Entree Purchase. Not Valid Feb. 14.

“Menus include steak, chicken, daily fish and meat specials, earthy pasta dishes, and an array of delicious appetizers and salads. Lunch includes a variety of sandwiches, pizza, salads, and more. A full bar serves mixed drinks as well as wines from Italy, France, and beyond. Also features an outdoor cafe, with heaters, a kids’ menu, and a gluten-free menu.”

Curt’s Cafe
2922 Central St., Evanston

Offer: Free Dessert with Entree Purchase.

“As unique as it is delicious, Curt’s Café invites you to dine with purpose while enjoying great food. Curt’s is a non-profit organization that provides food service and life skills training for at-risk youth in Evanston. Curt’s pours their heart and soul into their famous coffee drinks, as well as their fresh, flavorful breakfast treats, sandwiches and salads plus their comfy couches will make you feel right at home.”

Di Pescara
Northbrook Court, Lake Cook Rd., and Northbrook Court Dr. Northbrook

Offer: 15% Off Guest Check.

“Offering meticulously selected seafood, superb quality beef, hand-rolled sushi, and a satisfying range of Italian and global specialties. Enjoy modern touches to traditional dishes such as Almond Crusted Whitefish and Parmesan Crusted Filet Medallions. Featured wine discoveries sold by the glass. Finish on a sweet note with a Chocolate Mousse Cake or Apple Crostata With Caramel Sauce.”

Double Clutch Brewing
2121 Ashland Ave., Evanston

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Double Clutch Brewery (@doubleclutchbrewery)

Offer: Free Dessert with Entree Purchase.

“A 10,000 square-foot brewpub, bar, and event space, complete with a car-themed design and showroom. The brewery features a 15-barrel system with the brewing process taking place in the brewhouse in the rear of the building, while the 8 fermenting tanks and 11 serving tanks are embedded in the brewpub area. To pair with Double Clutch’s in-house brews, they also offer scratch pub fare such as wings, burgers, pierogis, and a notable “Grilled Dill” cheese sandwich.”

Five & Dime
1026 Davis St., Evanston

Offer: 15% Off Guest Check

“Evanston’s only rooftop restaurant and bar allows gorgeous sunset views above the street hubbub. Comfy couches, tables for larger groups and an indoor and outdoor bar give you plenty of options to enjoy their unique twist on creative bar food. Great meeting spot to enjoy dinner or some libations. Bored? Play Ping Pong in the game room or try one of the vintage pinball machines.”

Glenview Grind
1837 Glenview Rd. Glenview

Offer: 15% Off Lunch Purchase

“Enjoy locally sourced, high quality, private label fresh-roasted coffee and gourmet natural whole leaf teas. Delicious pastries, sandwiches and wraps are available all day. This is a cozy and comfortable place in downtown Glenview to meet or work. Outdoor seating available.”

Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
624 Davis St., Evanston

Offer: Free Appetizer with Entree Purchase (up to $10). Not Valid Feb. 14.

“Located right in the heart of Evanston’s charming restaurant row, Koi brings bold flavors of eight different regions of authentic Chinese cuisine and fresh sushi to every dining experience. Koi offers a modern relaxing atmosphere, perfect for a night out with friends, dinner for two or private parties. Our private dining rooms accommodates groups of 10-250 guests with packages including authentic Chinese and sushi selections and A/V. Weekly specials served at bar after work. Be creative, live long, be happy and follow your own path.”

Lucky Platter
514 Main St., Evanston

Offer: Free Dessert with Entree Purchase.

“Steps from the Main Street CTA and Metra train stations, this long time Evanston favorite keeps guests guessing with their off-beat vibe serving “funkalicious” creations at breakfast, lunch and dinner. All creations are made from scratch daily, including their famous Apricot Cheese Flakies, Chicken Pot Pie, Tandoori Chicken Salad and Butterscotch Pudding! Wine, beer and spirits are available, including the ever popular Bloody Mary and Fresh Lime Margaritas!”

Pescadero Seafood & Oyster Bar
1167 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette

Offer: Free Dessert with Entree Purchase.

“A modern maritime themed seafood establishment that is upscale yet family friendly and neighborhood oriented. The cuisine focus is on accessible seafood. Lunch is served on weekdays, brunch on weekends, followed by dinner service nightly.”

Pit & Tap
1168 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette

Offer: Free Dessert with Entree Purchase. Not Valid Feb. 14.

“True Texas style barbecue restaurant. Pit & Tap is serving up brisket, ribs, pulled pork and chicken along with many specials all coming out of our massive, wood burning smoker ‘Big Earl’.”

Sophia Steak
1146 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette

Offer: 15% Off To Go Family Meals.

“We relish the pleasure of a great steak! It’s our thing, but it’s far from the only thing. Th kitchen also serves the freshest seafood, big crunchy salads, delicious sides, daily specials, and a terrific burger. We set the bar high for everything we do, but stop short of fancy.”

Browse the entire list here. To redeem the offers, the NSCVB recommends showing the restaurant your mobile device or mention the offer while ordering. 

More from Better:

  Who We Are       NFP Support       Magazine       Programs       Donate