Our Story

Welcome to Grand Central Bar

Centrally located on Wells and Wacker, our French-brasserie style bar offers an exceptional twist to the classic upscale drinking experience. Crafted with impeccable attention to detail, we used only the finest materials for the grand centerpiece of the Wells Street Market.

Be the first to discover what happens when fine-casual fare meets remarkably modern cocktails.

Grand Central Bar. In the middle of it all.

Our Menu

LUNCH

FORK N’ SPOON

RAW BAR

half shell oysters | gulf shrimp -½ dozen shellfish

platter 15 per person *2 person minimum*

SPRING SALAD -8-

potato | aspragus | onion | lemon herb vinaigrette

SOUP DU JOUR -5-

HANDHELDS -14-

*served with frites*

BURGER

double stack | bacon bun | cheddar | confit onion

*bacon 2 | egg 2*

IMPOSSIBLE VEGGIE BURGER

plant based | carmelized onion | brioche bun | garlic mayo

FRIED CHICKEN SANDWICH

spiced aioli | bacon bun crust | mixed greens

egg 2

PO’BOY

fried oysters or shrimp | creamy slaw | bacon

DINNER

BITES

RAW BAR

half shell oysters | gulf shrimp -½ dozen shellfish

platter 15 per person *2 person minimum*

STEAK BITES -10-

pepper | garlic | bearnaise

VEGGIE TART -8-

mushroom | balsamic | pickled onion

SOUP DU JOUR -5-

ENTREES

BURGER -14-

double stack | bacon bun | cheddar | confit onion

*bacon 2 | egg 2*

IMPOSSIBLE VEGGIE BURGER -14-

plant based | carmelized onion | brioche bun | garlic mayo

STEAK FRITES -15-

cajun dry rub | steak sauce | herbed frites

COUNTRY CHICKEN -15-

1/2 chicken w/ garlic herb dry rub | chicken jus | whipped potato

MUSHROOM BORDELIAISE -14-

seasonal mushrooms | whipped potato | red wine reduction

DAILY FEATURE

MONDAY

CHICKEN PAILLARD

arugala | cherry tomato | lemon | pepper

TUESDAY

CHEF SALAD

all of our veggies and greens tossed in a house viniagrette

WEDNESDAY

POUTINE

herbed thick cut fries | fried cheese | steak gravy | garlic cream

THURSDAY

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER

parsley | butter | breadcrumbs

FRIDAY

SURF AND TURF SANDWICH

red wine marinated steak bites | cajun fried shrimp | pickled veggie

PRIVATE STASH MANHATTAN

journeyman grand central bar private barrel selection rye whiskey  •  rosso vermouth  •  house bitters #1  •  filthy cherry

$16

HOUSE COCKTAILS

$13

MISSISSAUGA

old forester rye  •  luxardo maraschino  •  cynar

BLOOD AND SAND

blood orange  •  sweet vermouth  •  cherry  •  dewars

JAPANESE HIGHBALL

toki suntory whisky •  ultra carbonated water  •  water

VODKA COLLINS

polish vodka  •  rose lemonade  •  house sugar  •  super bubbles

HIGH EXPECTATIONS

bahnez mezcal  •  campari  •  lemon  •  secco vermouth

LAVENDER SOUR

control pisco  •  lavender syrup •  lime  •  egg white

IT’S A SMALL WORLD APEROL

aviation gin  •  aperol •  lemon  •  house sugar

SANGRIA

red wine  •  elderflower •  citrus •  nitrogen

BOTTLES OF BUBBLES

BY THE BOTTLE

Taittinger Brut

champagne, france
$80

Taittinger Prestige Cuvee Rose

champagne, france
$165

Piper Heidseck Cuvee

champagne, france
$155

Domaine Carneros Brut Rose

napa, california
$100

ROSE & SPARKLING

BY THE GLASS

Chandon

California, Brut
$18

L’etre Magique

cremant de bourgogne, france
$13

Adami Prosecco

treviso, italy
$11

Lucien Albrecht Brut Rose

cremant d’alsac, france

$12

Minuty Still Rose

cotes de provence, france

$10

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label

reims, france

$18

RED

BY THE GLASS

Ken Wright Pinot Noir

willamette valley, oregon

$14

Instrinsic Red Blend

columbia valley, washington

$13

Saldo Zinfandel

sonoma, california

$15

Browne Heritage Cabernet

columbia valley, washington
$12

Achaval Ferrer Malbec

mendoza, argentina

$13

WHITE

BY THE GLASS

Castello Banfi Pinot Grigio

toscana, italy

$10

Girard Sauv Blanc

sancerre, france

$14

Fel Chardonnay

santa barbara, california

$15

Gruner

burgundy, france

$13

RED

BY THE BOTTLE
$49

Alexakis Syrah/Kostifali

heraklion, greece

Pierola Tempranillo Res. 2008

rioja, spain

Grey Carmenere 2012

maipo valley, chile

Odfjell Orzada Carignan 2012

maule valley, chile

Ferrari-Carano Siena

sonoma, california

WHITE

BY THE BOTTLE
$49

The Snitch Chardonnay

napa, california

Lucien Albrecht Pinot Gris

alsace, france

Domaine Skouras Moscofilero

peloponnese, greece

Terredora Di Paolo Falanghina

montefusco, italy

Inama Vin Soave Classico

montefusco, italy

DRAFT BEER

ON TAP

Spiteful Lager – 4.7%, IL

lemon zest, crackers, wheat, weekends

$6

Solemn and Oath End All IPA – 6%, IL

hazy, bright orange, juice bomb

$7

Omegang Adoration Dark Winter – 10%, IN

cardamon, dark malty, warm fire

$8

Spiteful GC “Where is Blaire” California Common – 5%, IL

honey, oats, light body

$6

Stone Xocoveza – 8.1%, CA

abuelita, vanilla, nutmeg

$7

WHAT’S NEXT

Hopewell First Lager – 5.1%, IL

crisp, fresh baked biscuit, balanced

$6

Founders Azacca IPA – 7%, MI

tropical hop, dry caramel

$7

Odell Isolation Ale Winter Warmer – 6.1%, CO

munich malt, crystal hops, belly warmer

$7

Spiteful GC Collaboration “Where is Blaire” – 5%, IL

honey, oats, light body

$6

Collective Arts Stranger Than Fiction Porter – 5.5%, ON

molasses, chocolate, roasted malt

$7

PACKAGED BEER

CANS & BOTTLES

Miller High Life – 4.6%, WI

America. Stars & Stripes. Champagne.

$5

Miller Lite – 4.2%, WI

Rock. Flag. Eagle.

$5

Tecate – 4.5%, Mexico

Trump approved Cerveza.

$5

Metropolitan Krankshaft Kolsch– 5.4%, IL

Apple. Sparkling. Fall

$8

Founders Solid Gold – 4.4%, MI

lawn chair beer, rustic, clean

$6

Veltin’s Pilsner – 4.8%, GER

sweet malt, crisp, easy drinkin

$7

Veltin’s Grevensteriner Unfilered Amber – 5.2%, GER

graham cracker, silky, caramel malt

$7

Whiner Le Tub – 6.4%, IL

lemon tart, white grapes, funky fresh

$6

Off Color Apex Predator Saison– 6.8%, IL

Top of the food chain. Bread basket. Juicy fruit.

$8

Rotating Seasonal Cider

ask your bartender!

$7

Middlebrow Azzaca – 4.7%, IL

citrus, sessionable, backyard pounder

$8

Cigar City Jai Alai IPA– 7.5%, FL

tangerine, orange peel, subtle caramel

$7

Sweetwater 420 IPA – 5.7%, GA

dank herb, flowers, marmalade

$6

Stone Fear. Movie. Lions Hazy Doule IPA – 8.5%, CA

tropical, citrus, cloudy, dry

$8

Burnt City Balloon Boy Wheat – 5.0%, IL

fresh bread, spice, lemion

$7

Stem Real Dry Cider – 5.8%, CO

apple, sparkling, fall

$7

Cigar City Maduro Brown – 5.5%, FL

toffee, chocolate, almond

$10

Left Hand Milk Stout – 6%, CO

vanilla cream, brown sugar, mocha

$10

Spiteful Pigeon Porter – 8.2%, IL

coffee, chocolate, nutella

$8

Seasonal IPA

ask your bartender

$7

Hours of Operation

MON – FRI
11:00am – 8:00pm

SAT
Closed

SUN
Closed

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GRAND CENTRAL BAR
205 W Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60606

(312) 980-1403 ext: 103

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