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How far in advance are reservations available?

Our reservation window extends 45 days in advance, opening each day at 12:00AM CST. Reservations are available on our Resy page.

Do you have a waitlist?

Yes. If you would like to be added to our waitlist for The Bar, please select the 'Notify' button on our Resy page. If you would like to be added to our waitlist for The Dining Room, please e-mail your name, phone number, and preferred reservation date(s) to

How do I make a reservation for a large party (5+ guests in The Dining Room or 7+ guests in The Bar)?

Please e-mail and a member of our team would be happy to help finalize your reservation. Please note that a 20% gratuity is applied for parties of 5 or more guests in The Bar.

Do you have a dress code?

We do not require a dress code in The Bar or The Dining Room. That said, we find that most guests in The Dining Room wear cocktail / business formal attire or, as we often hear it called, "date ready". We ask that guests refrain from using perfumes or colognes with strong odors which may impact the experience of others.

What if I'm running late?

Please note that your reservation is scheduled to begin promptly at your seating time, and that arriving late may result in missing part of your experience. If you are running late, please contact the restaurant at (312) 600-5111 or

Where can I find parking?

Moody Tongue does not offer valet parking; using rideshare, taxi or public transportation is suggested. If you would prefer to drive, there is free parking on Wabash Avenue and 25th Street immediately outside of the restaurant and there is metered parking on 26th Street.

When are seatings offered for your tasting menu experience in The Dining Room?

Seatings are currently available at 6:30PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays or 5:30PM and 8:30PM on Fridays and Saturdays. Reservations are available by selecting one of the light blue buttons with the text "THE DINING ROOM" on our Resy page.

What is the length of the tasting menu experience in The Dining Room?

The tasting menu experience in The Dining Room is typically two to two and a half hours.

What is the price of the tasting menu experience in The Dining Room?

Our tasting menu experience in The Dining Room is currently $285.00 per guest. Our curated beer pairing supplement is available for $95.00 per guest. Please note: this amount is exclusive of our Sales Tax, 10.75%, and Service Charge, 22%. The Service Charge includes gratuity for your service team. We additionally offer a curated beer pairing, which is priced per guest; if you would like to split your beer pairing with another guest, you may do so for $25.00. 

What is the surcharge in The Bar?

A 3.5% surcharge will be added to the final bill for reservations in The Bar to support our team and restaurant in an effort to offset rising costs in the hospitality industry. We greatly appreciate your support. That said, if you would prefer to remove this surcharge from your bill, please let your server know. 

Do you offer gift certificates?

Yes! To purchase a gift certificate for an amount up to $500.00, please follow this link. To purchase a gift certificate for an amount over $500.00, please e-mail Please note: gift cards used in The Dining Room are subject to Stripe's non-refundable credit card processing fees.

Can dietary restrictions be accommodated?

While our culinary team makes every effort to create thoughtful alternatives for allergies and aversions, some restrictions unfortunately cannot be accommodated. Please send us an e-mail at prior to your reservation date to ensure that we can accommodate your restriction. If your reservation is in The Dining Room, please provide at least one week advance notice.

Is it possible to order a whole 12 Layer German Chocolate Cake to go?

Yes! We offer our 12 Layer German Chocolate Cake for curbside pick-up in three formats: (1) Whole Traditional Cake (i.e. a 10" round cake which is approximately 6" tall, the same as that served in our restaurant), (2) Whole Sheet Cake (i.e. a 9" x 13" rectangle which is about 4" in height and may be easier for larger groups to share), and (3) Tiered Cake for special events such as weddings. We typically request 7 days advance notice, but on occasion are able to accommodate shorter time frames. If you are interested in purchasing a whole cake, please e-mail

What is your cancellation policy in The Bar and The Dining Room?

All cancellations in The Bar within 6 hours of your reservation will be charged a $25 cancellation fee per guest. (This is a non-refundable charge; however, please call the restaurant directly for any situations beyond your control.) All cancellations and party size adjustments in The Dining Room must be made at least 1 week prior to your reservation. (Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds for parties with cancellation or size adjustment requests within 1 week of a reservation in The Dining Room.) Please note that refunds exclude Stripe's non-refundable credit card processing fees.