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Since opening in 2005, Carnivale has established itself as one of the premier dining destinations in Chicago’s West Loop. Immerse yourself in the festive, eclectic, and global atmosphere of Carnivale that is inspired by the cuisine & culture of Mexico, South America, and Central America as well as our passion for travel, art, and design. Enjoy Latin fusion cuisine, exotic cocktails, and one-of-a-kind desserts. With a lush interior and original artwork, the Carnivale experience makes every meal a celebration.
Carnivale’s unparalleled festive atmosphere is perfect for hosting corporate events, social events, and weddings. Our event specialists will customize and create a memorable experience for you and your guests from start to finish in one of our seven unique event spaces.
Given the current mitigations, we have suspended our live entertainment for the time being. With occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, we are utilizing all available space for the seating of our guests. We will bring this back our once we are permitted to have full occupancy once again.
Covid processes are in place in accordance with mitigations. We want to assure you that adhering to these mitigations for your safety is our top priority! The following procedures are in place for all events in Chicago according to Tier 1 guidelines:
Table size limited to 6 guests maximum per table | 6 ft. social distancing enforced | Masks required for duration of time at venue, removed only when actively eating/drinking | All bars are closed by 11:00 pm | No buffet service | No dancefloors | Maximum 2-hour reservation duration
About our Staff
Pass daily wellness & temperature checks prior to start of shift | Facial masks required at all times | Trained in safe food handling & sanitation | Certified manager or every shift, using ServSafe standards
Seating & Serving
Social Distancing guidelines of 6 ft. with signage | Seating with maximum of 6 guests per table | Appropriate distancing maintained while waiting for seating | Menus and condiments are single-use/QR online menu | All bars must close by 11:00 pm
Daily sanitation and weekly venue disinfection/sanitization of the entire venue from certified vendor | Sanitation “stations” are available throughout the restaurant
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Chicago’s premier private dining destination for corporate, weddings and social events. Carnivale provides an unparalleled festive atmosphere, creatively-inspired Latin fusion dishes, and signature cocktails. We can host events from 10 to 1,000.
Groups are permitted at 40% of room occupancy, or 50 guests maximum. We are currently offering discounted minimums to match the reduced capacities, so you can still celebrate in style. Mitigations allow regular reservations for a maximum of 6 guests per table. Any groups of 7 or more are invited to inquire about reserving a space with us.
Plated | Family Style | Buffet | Heavy Reception
Hosted Consumption Bar | Bar Package | Cash Bar
Cheryl R - 3/20/19
Wasif - 8/6/19
Nancy - 9/5/19
With seven unique event spaces, Carnivale’s event specialists will customize and create a memorable experience for you and your guests from start to finish including complimentary linen, tables and chairs, audio-visual needs, additional décor, entertainment vendors and more.
Each space is unique to itself, yet engulfs the Carnivale ambiance and atmosphere. Your dinner party will be exciting and lively, and a board meeting is far from boring in our bright and energetic space.