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Located in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago, Two MICHELIN starred Moody Tongue Brewing Company may be found within walking distance of McCormick Place, numerous area hotels and a growing hospitality community. Private Dining & Events at Moody Tongue showcase chef-driven beers, elevated service and a focused food menu. The brewery's mid-century modern aesthetic and refined industrial design set the tone for a distinctive dining and event experience, while a professional onsite event team ensures attention to every detail.

Coordinating these details leading to a successful event can be stressful, and the event team at Moody Tongue brings focus, care and hospitality to you throughout the process. Our goal is to help create a unique and memorable event, tailored to your needs. Whether you would like to entertain a select group of clients or host a private dining experience, we offer a number of possibilities within the brewery’s four spaces.

Our event spaces offer flexibility, style and comfort which may be curated for a variety of engagements. Moody Tongue's award-winning beer and elevated dining offerings provide an undeniable backdrop to distinguish your next event. For additional information or to reserve a space for a private event, please reach out us via the link below or e-mail us at

  • The Boardroom

    offers our most intimate dining experience. Complete with your choice of either a sleek, 11-foot farmhouse dining table or a selection of our mid-century lounge furniture, this is the perfect space for a private dinner or small group meeting. Dining options include family-style dinner service or our 6 course tasting menu.

    Capacity: 10 Seated.

  • a wooden chair in a room

    The Dining Room

    offers a luxe, VIP experience. Leather booths and chairs, large blackened oak table tops and sophisticated tablewares combine to elevate the perception of brewery dining. Brewmaster Jared Rouben's dream of marrying fine dining with exceptional beer pairings may now be experienced in private engagements with either a 6 or 15 course tasting menu. Plated and family-style dining options are also available for seated dinners while an extensive banquet menu provides excellent options for reception-style events. 

    Capacity: 28 Seated; 50 Standing.

  • main bar

    The Bar

    offers a comfortable space for larger events. A vibrant fireplace lounge and library of historic brewing books anchors the room beneath the original industrial skylight. The central black marble bar focuses guests attention inward towards 18 gleaming draft towers. The room is open and flexible, without feeling too expansive. Dining options may be catered to either plated and family-style meals or standing reception-style affairs. Semi-private reservations are available upon request.

    Capacity: 60 Seated; 100 Standing.

  • a lit up city at night

    The Brewery Floor

    is available for our largest engagements, located within Moody Tongue’s brewing facility just beneath an expansive skylight and original bowstring truss roof. Flanked by exposed brick walls and racks of whiskey and wine barrels, this space enjoys a private entrance, dedicated restrooms, dimmable lighting and a 24-foot bar featuring exclusive Moody Tongue offerings only available on-site.

    Capacity: 120 Seated; 160 Standing.