jake melnicks gold coast parties

Located in River North Chicago right off Michigan Avenue

Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap is Chicago’s best place to meet friends or new acquaintances for fantastic food, more than 150 beers and friendly service - all enjoyed in a comfortable and welcoming neighborhood corner tap. Whether you’re hosting an intimate get-together, a corporate happy hour or a blow out bash, our experienced event planner will customize a menu that will satisfy the cravings of 15 to 400 guests.

Full Restaurant

Seated 200 Reception 350

Keg Room

Seated 40 Reception 60

The Keg Room is our private space that includes a full bar and personal
bartender for your event. The Keg Room can be extended to accommodate
groups up to 120. Add the outdoor patio for an additional 30 seats or
space to have happy hour cocktails. Perfect for your corporate, social or
private dinner event!


Seated 40 Reception 50

The Veranda is our semi-private space surrounded by windows overlooking Superior
Ave. Enjoy the cozy fireplace during the winter months or the outdoor patio during
the warmer months. Rehearsal dinners and seated functions are ideal for this space.

Game Room

Seated 55 Reception 70

The largest of our semi-private dining spaces, the Game Room is filled with
high-top tables and a fun, casual bar feel to it. Block off an area for groups
of 20 or reserve the entire room for groups of up to 70.


Private bartenders and custom beverage programs available
WiFi and A/V equipment available
Fun — not just available, it’s guaranteed


  • Each group will choose up to 6 ingredients to make their sauce. (winning team will receive “get sauced” T-shirts to take home)
  • 1 signature welcome cocktail
  • 2 Hour call bar
  • Chef’s table with 2 types of wings plus any 2 appetizers, choose 2 of the following:
  • flatbread trio, firecracker shrimp, mini bacon cheeseburgers, veggie & black bean, quesadillas, pulled pork sliders, mini veggie burgers
  • Jake Melnick's Gift each attendee will receive a bottle of Jake’s signature buffalo sauce to take home attention wing lovers.
  • 75.00/pp
    *50.00 set-up fee.


  • Includes beer & wine package (2 hours)
  • Beer pairings vary from experience to experience based on market availability & Seasonality.
  • Beer & Bacon Pairing Bites

asian blt
teriyaki bacon, napa cabbage, tomato, wasabi
mayo, wonton crisp

Bacon flatbread
roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions & bacon

Tomato & Bacon Jam Crostini
herbed goat cheese

Micro Bacon Cheddar Burger
pretzel bun, garlic aioli

BBQ Shrimp

sweet corn, bacon relish
bacon Guacamole
corn tortilla chips


  • Total Capacity of Venue

    220 seated, 400 reception style.

  • Private or Semi Private Space Available

    Total Capacity and Names of Group Rooms:

    1. Keg Room-40 seated, 60 reception
    2. Keg Room + Extension Area – 50 seated, 80 reception.
    3. Veranda – 46 seated, 60 reception.
    4. Game Room – 40 seated, 80 reception.
    5. Partial or Full Buy-Out – 220 seated, 400 reception.

  • Unique views

    Fantastic people watching on bustling Superior Street.

  • Our most Important Target Market is?

    Corporate functions, rehearsal dinners and alumni gatherings for 15-400 guests.

  • We are most proud of our ability to?

    Accommodate such a wide range of guests, events and requests! Our staff truly goes above and beyond.

  • Unlike our competition, we offer customers?

    Reasonable prices for outstanding quality. Our price and atmosphere are unlike any other place in the neighborhood.

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

    Understanding of what a guest is looking for and the ability to make that happen.

  • We offer our customers the best?

    Traditional and not-so-traditional American fare, one of the largest beer selections in Chicago, remarkable cocktails from beverage manager Chris Riley, and great service at a reasonable price!

  • Recent Clients

    1. Northwestern University 2. ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 3. DMA Inc. 4. CH Robinson 5. TD Ameritrade 6. Loyola 7. Knighthouse Media

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Jake Melnick’s Private Event Space, Sauce Making Class and Friendly Competition with Drinks and Wings

41 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611 

Neighborhood: Gold Coast/River North
Capacity: 220 seated, 400 reception style.

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