Escape Reality is Chicago's premier escape room facility located in River North.

Escape Reality is Chicago's premier escape room facility located in River North. We feature 6 pop culture inspired escape rooms, ideal for company outings, team building exercises and project milestone celebrations as well as problem solving / leadership training and family fun!

Groups of up to 36 people are given 60 minutes to search for hidden clues and solve cryptic puzzles in order to progress and escape. Groups larger than 10 qualify for BYOB, and a discounted rate!

At Escape Reality, when you book a room, it’s your private experience as we don’t mix strangers in the room.

We are also proud to support 5 local charities with a $1 donation for every guest. Book now at or call 312-414-0400.

Next time your team is looking for a fun, immersive and out-of-the-box team outing, think Escape Reality.

New in 2018 - 2019, the HQ Package!

One escape room game per person (private rooms)
Reserved section in spacious lobby
Complimentary beverage per person
Digital Group photo
2 drinks per person, shared appetizers
and reserved seating area at the nearby Headquarters Beercade
$70 PER

My wife and I have done a lot of escape rooms.  Escape Reality has 6 rooms and they are super fun.  We did ALL of them!  Alan, Erik, Aylin and Serina were simply fantastic.  The room designs were awesome, especially Down the Rabbit Hole.  There's a great balance of challenging and less challenging puzzles and riddles to solve. In each room so it's really fun for everyone.  The use of technology is great as well.  We wish they had more rooms because we would go to all of them.  Highly recommend!



This experience was PHENOMENAL, Great attention to detail and a truly positive staff made for a great time. I had the honor of doing an escape room before, and this one really made me interested in them. My whole group had an amazing time, and can't wait to go again. The Rooms themselves were tough but fair. Close to transit, and easily accessible to downtown, DEFINITELY worth checking out. What are you doing just sitting there? GO!



Escape Reality customer service has completely exceeded our expectations. Their personal touches like donating a portion of the game fee to a charity of our choice and complementary drinks was really nice. Our game master Serina was amazing! We loved the atmosphere of the lobby and each game (we did 3) was uniquely decorated and full of surprises. Down the Rabbit Hole had so many elements, and ended up being our favourite of the night. We will definitely be back again to try the other rooms.

  • Total Capacity of Venue

    49 Guests

  • Private or Semi Private Space Available


    1. Tortuga Pirates (6 people max)
    2. Despair (5 people max)
    3. Enigmista (6 people max)
    4. The Iron Kingdom (6 people max)
    5. Machina (6 people max)
    6. Down The Rabbit Hole (5 people max)
    7. Front Lobby (20 people max)
    8. Back Lobby (15 people max)

  • Unique views

    The deck of a pirate ship, a deranged nurse’s kitchen, a serial killer’s lair, a throne room of the seven kingdoms, an artificial intelligence laboratory and Alice’s Wonderland.

  • Our most Important Target Market is?

    Corporate Events and large team outings

  • We are most proud of our ability to?

    Create positive memorable experiences through immersion and interaction

  • We are famous with customers for our ability to?

    Challenge and intrigue teams while encouraging out-of-the-box thinking

  • Unlike our competition, we offer customers?

    Private rooms, large social area on the first floor, complimentary non alcoholic drinks, donations back to the community

  • We would like our customers to tell their friends that we provide the best?

    Overall escape room experience, guest services

  • Our company enhances customer lives by offering?

    Premium interactive entertainment

  • We offer our customers the best?

    Premium escape room experience, spacious social areas and great memories.

  • Recent Clients

    1. The Field Museum
    2. Morton Salt
    3. Abbvie
    4. Vivid Seats
    5. The Chicago Sky (Sales Team)

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Escape Reality is Chicago’s premier escape room facility located in River North

158 W Erie St Chicago
Chicago, IL 60654 

Neighborhood: River North
Capacity: 49 Guests

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