Thank you for your interest in hosting your next event at Hope Cafe. We are excited to partner with you to make your next event fun & memorable.
We welcome you to visit our space to see if it is right for your next event or celebration. Our exposed brick walls hardwood floor make for an unforgettable venue.
The antique, full-length counter Espresso bar found its start in a New York speakeasy before it found its way to Chicago.
The rental includes:
1 free hour of setup to take place before your event begins
3 Wicker tables & 12 chairs - 6 café tables 12 chairs
-50 stackable misc. chairs -4, 6ft tables
All events have access to:
Free street parking
Our A/V equipment (MP3 player adaptable)
Projector for displaying large images
Use of refrigerator, sink and plenty of counter space Central air & heat
Comfortable lounge furniture, Lectern, & Our Custom Permanent Espresso Bar
Chicago Hope Cafe allows outside food catering. In order to serve from behind the bar counter to guests, we legally need to require that the party provide a licensed food handler. However, you will not need to provide these licenses if you serve the food/beverage buffet style and do not use the behind the bar area.
Our Capacity:40 seated banquet style, 75 seated theatre style or 85 standing
*Alcohol is prohibited on premises; we apologize for any inconvenience*
*We allow 1 hour before event for setup & a ½ hour after for takedown
*$100/hr. each additional hr.
*Intimate Weddings quotes are available through appointment only.
*Due to heavy call volumes, please give us at least 24 Business Hours to respond to any inquiries.