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Now Open West Loop

Shake Shack is now open in the West Loop, located at 185 N Morgan Street. The West Loop Shack joins the Shake Shack family as the fourth location in the state of Illinois, alongside the River North, the Chicago Athletic Association and the Old Orchard Shacks. 

In addition to the Shack classics, the West Loop Shack will be spinning up a selection of local frozen custard concretes:

  • Shack Attack: chocolate custard, fudge sauce, Warm Belly Bakery’s double chocolate cookie, Mast Brothers Shake Shack dark chocolate chunks, topped with chocolate sprinkles.
  • West Loop Crunch: vanilla custard, Fat Rice Bakery’s “bolo menino” almond-coconut cookie cake and chocolate toffee.
    • The “Bolo Menino”, a Macanese holiday cake, is an almond sponge cake blended with toasted almonds, coconut flakes and brown sugar cookies.
  • Pie Oh My: vanilla custard and slice of Bang Bang Pie’s strawberry rhubarb seasonal pie.
Shake Shack Concrete 0000 Ss Chicago Cmr 4671
Photo credits: Evan Sung (top image) & Carolina Rodriguez

Adorning the side of the West Loop Shack is a mural by Don’t Fret, a local Chicago artist best known for whimsical and figurative large scale murals and wheat paste installations. For his latest piece, the artist took influence from Carl Sandburg’s poem "Chicago". In the poem, Sandburg proclaimed Chicago the "Hog Butcher for The World", and many of those meatpackers were in West Loop. With the neighborhood rapidly changing, Fret wanted to honor the old businesses and professions in the mural, along with his classic cast of characters and whimsical landscapes.

In keeping with Shake Shack’s commitment to green architecture and eco-friendly construction, the Plano Shack’s tabletops are made by CounterEvolution using reclaimed bowling alley lanes; chairs are designed by Uhuru using sustainable materials; and booths are crafted by Staach using lumber certified by the Forest Stewardship Council.


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