Ravinia Festival® Dining Options

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 Onsite Restaurants and Concessions

For a quick bite, the Ravinia Market offers grab-and-go food and drinks as well as hot-food stations. The Ravinia Market is open on all Pavilion performance nights. The Park View, Tree Top and Lawn Bar also offer wonderful sit-down dining options both indoors and outdoors.

Also, Concession carts throughout the park provide a variety of options, including beverages with a selection of premium ready-to-drink cocktails, spiked seltzers, wine, and craft beers, and snack carts.


 New This Year: Scoop Café

Located at the main entrance of the Dining Pavilion, Scoop Café is open on all concert nights, offering chilled food and drinks, specialty coffees, and ice cream.



Ravinia is becoming a cashless venue and encourages all guests to bring credit/debit cards or other cashless forms of payment. Cash will not be accepted at The Festival Shop, Wintrust Chair & Table Rental, Dining Pavilion restaurants, and concessions and bars.


Grab-and-Go Marketplace

Create your entire meal or supplement the picnic you packed at Ravinia’s expanded market, which features grab-and-go food, snacks and drinks as well as these hot-food stations:


Sit-down Restaurants / Bars

Indoor and outdoor dining options are available at the Park View, Tree Top, and Lawn Bar restaurants in the Dining Pavilion, as well as at the Freehling Room for eligible Ravinia donors. Each restaurant has a covered outdoor patio for open-air service, and reservations are strongly recommended.

  Reservations: For dinner service in the Park View and Tree Top restaurants, advance reservations are highly recommended.


Tree Top:  On the second floor of the Dining Pavilion, experience an endless variety of gourmet, seasonal selections of global cuisine that rotate through the summer, prepared and served at chef-attended action stations.

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Lawn Bar: Two amazing bars offer casual dining and drinks with a phenomenal selection of classic beers and local breweries, Terlato wines and specialty cocktails. Walk-ins welcome, reservations recommended. Both indoor and outdoor seating.

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Park View: Perched on the second floor of the Dining Pavilion, Park View offers a classic à la carte dining experience with a wide range of seasonal entrées. Reservations are recommended.

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Freehling Room: Critically acclaimed Happ Inn restaurateurs Carlos and Debbie Nieto have been serving exquisite cuisine at the Freehling Room for over 20 years. Donors at the Opus level and above are able to request pre-concert reservations.

For select concerts in Bennett Gordon Hall, all ticketholders may make dinner reservations.

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