Lunch

Don’t settle for anything less than a superb lunch in Chicago! With choices such as Yucatan salmon, seafood paella, and criollo half chicken, you can enjoy tastes from across the world in the middle of your day. Whether you’re on your lunch break or looking for nourishment while exploring Chicago’s West Loop, Carnivale is a singular experience — and a delicious way to make a great day even better.
Vegetarian Indicates vegetarian menu items.
Gluten-free Indicates gluten free menu items.

Appetizers

gluten-free-mealHouse-smoked lake trout, pickled chilis, red onion, preserved lemon aioli, plantain and corn chipsGluten-free-meal vegetarian meal Chunky avocados, cilantro, chilies, onion, garlic, lime, fresh corn chipsGluten-free-meal Braised veal cheek, sweet plantains, malanga, aji amarillo aioli, queso frescoCrispy corn empanada, pepper sherry vinaigrette, fennel, marcona almondsGreen papaya, carrots, malanga, cilantro, smoked hazelnuts, sweet and sour adoboTempura cod, vigorón slaw, chipotle aiolivegetarian meal Spanish-style requesón, warm tomato preserve, garlic chips, smoked olive oil, toasted sourdough

Salads

Gluten-free-meal vegetarian meal Local greens, hearts of palm, dates, queso fresco, avocado, cherry tomatoes, spiced cashews, champagne vinaigrette

Add Chicken $4 | Steak $4 | Salmon $6 | Shrimp $6

gluten-free-mealWatercress, frisée, cherry tomatoes, candied almonds, golden raisins, queso fresco, champagne vinaigrette

Add Chicken $4 | Steak $4 | Salmon $6 | Shrimp $6

Organic romaine hearts, Parmigiana Reggiano cheese, sourdough croutons

Add Chicken $4 | Steak $4 | Salmon $6 | Shrimp $6

Romaine, iceberg, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, English cucumber, vigoron, chorizo, lemon sherry vinaigrette

Large Plates

Gluten-free-meal Wood grilled skirt steak, rice and beans, bacon sofrito, sweet red onion, chimichurri sauceGluten-free-meal Saffron bomba rice, shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, tomato sofritoPrime beef, Wisconsin aged cheddar, charred onion, brioche bun Add bacon 2 / farm fried egg 2Arrachera a la plancha, green papaya slaw, pickled jalapeños, chili aioli, cucumber, cilantroPreserved lemon remoulade, homemade coleslaw, brioche bunGluten-free-meal Creole marinated chicken, roasted vegetables and arugulagluten-free-mealBeef tenderloin chunks, peppers, onions, french fries, surfeit rice Lentil rice cake, green pea curry, baby caramelized vegetables, Closed Loop Farm greens      Slow roasted pork, smoked ham, Dijon mustard, dill pickles, Swiss cheeseButtermilk battered chicken breast, sambal maple aioli, sesame slaw, vine ripe tomato, sesame brioche

Sides


Desserts

White and dark chocolate mousse, strawberry sorbet, fresh strawberriesMango, red currant and pistachio ice creamsHouse made caramel cornTres leches soaked coconut cake, pineapple preserve, mascarponeLocal granny smith apples, brown sugar, ginger, buttermilk crust, butterscotch cinnamon ice creamRoasted hazelnut mousse, hazelnut sponge cake, oreo crumble, Zaya rum ice cream

 

 

Many of our dishes contain raw ingredients and dairy products. Please notify your server of any allergies or aversions. Parties of 6 or more will have an automatic taxable service charge of 20%.