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Chicago's Phase Four has brought additional options for indoor and outdoor dining across the city. Check out the latest from Tanta and Arbella, both located in River North.


New Weekend Lunch Hours with Brunch Specials

Tanta will introduce new weekend lunch hours starting Saturday, July 4.. Moving forward brunch will be available every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am – 2:15 pm. Two brunch specials available this weekend:

-        Steak & Egg grilled 8 oz NY steak, lomito saltado sauce, tacu- tacu, fried egg, chimichurri, huacatay sauce

-        Tortilla Tanta Peruvian purple potato & onion Spanish-style omelet, rocoto romesco sauce, aji amarillo crème, smoked trout roe, toast

July Marks Pisco Month at Tanta

Peru celebrates its grape brandy spirit every fourth Sunday of July, and Tanta Chicago is celebrating the entire month. Each week will feature a pisco cocktail and never before seen specialty Peruvian street snacks. All items are $12 each.

Week One – July 1- 7

o   Chicha Morada Sour pisco, chicha morada, lime, sugar, egg white, bitters

o   Bao con Chicharron steam buns with pork belly chicharron, sweet potato, mint criolla, rocoto sauce

Week Two – July 8 - 14

o   El Cholito pisco, cucumber, jalapeno, ginger, bitter bianco, vermouth

o   Torejitas crispy whipped yucca, onions al mojo, pork adobo, rocoto huancaina sauce

Week Three – July 15 - 21

o   La Rusa pisco, st. elder, orange, lemon, campari ice

o   Alitas Broaster anticuchera crispy wings, fried yuca, rocoto-chipotle aioli

Week Four – July 22 - 31

o   Chilcano pisco, lime, ginger beer

o   Lomito Saltado Tequenos crispy spring roll with lomito saltado, rocoto carretillera, avocado mousse

Carryout & Batched Cocktails available for pre-order

o   Pick up orders for food, wine, beer, and bottled cocktails via Tock

o   Delivery orders for food, wine, and beer via DoorDash

·  Reservation Procedures

Reservations are required, guest temperature check, masks required.

Tanta is currently open daily for rooftop reservations (weather permitting) and carryout for delivery and pick up.

Reservations available via Open Table with credit card confirmation.

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Tortillatanta. All photo credits: MADN Agency.


Bottled cocktails available for pre-order via Tock. Available for pre-order and pick up now through Saturday from 3 pm – 7 pm. In-door dining hours are Tuesday – Saturday from 5 pm – 11 pm.

Menu Offering:

Spicy Margarita $40 – 750 ml bottle of tequila, triple sec, house made sour mix, five chili ice cubes (yields 5 cocktails)

Chilcano $40 – 750 ml bottle of pisco, cucumber, lime, ginger beer - Set of 5 cucumber-kiwi ice - yields 5 cocktails

Banana Daiquiri $40 – 750 ml bottle of plantation dark rum, cognac, tempus fugit creme de banane, creme de noyaux, lemon, simple, and whole banana for garnish (yields 7 cocktails). Plus instruction card on how to make it a frozen Daiquiri!

Goldilocks & the Three Bears $55 (one of each below, plus a wellness shot of Grey Goose vodka, turmeric, ginger, habanero honey, and lemon)

  • Smokey The Bear $20 - 9 oz bear jar of habanero mezcal, aperitivo, lemon, yellow chartreuse (yields 2 cocktails)
  • Old School $20 - 9 oz bear jar of Peanut Butter & Jelly Vodka and 2 grape jelly ice (yields 2 cocktail)
  • Brew Bear $20 - 9 oz bear jar of Grey Goose vodka, baileys, house made cold brew (yields 2)


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