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New Food Experience

Navy Pier proudly announces the first of several new and impressive restaurant partners that will offer a more flavorful and elevated Chicago dining experience. Opening in the new food experience (the former South Arcade), Chicago-based Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises brings two of its popular concepts to Navy Pier: Big Bowl Chinese Express and Frankie’s Pizza by the Slice, both opening in December. Come visit the new food experience - with free Wi-Fi and seating, it is sure to be a favorite meeting spot for Pier visitors!

Big Bowl Chinese Express
Opening in December 2014

Big Bowl, offering authentic Thai and Chinese food, has been a local Chicago favorite since its first location opened on State and Cedar in 1996. Big Bowl is committed to using the highest quality ingredients – naturally-raised chicken and beef, heritage pork, sustainable seafood, and locally grown produce – whenever possible. Big Bowl at Navy Pier will feature some the most popular dishes found at the restaurant and all items will be prepared from scratch for guests. To view our menu please click here

Frankie’s Pizza by the Slice
Opening in December 2014

Frankie's Pizza by the Slice is an extension of Frankie's 5th Floor Pizzeria located at 900 N. Michigan Ave. Chris “Big Frankie” Favero, created a pizza crust that takes an American spin on the traditional Neapolitan pizza. Frankie's at Navy Pier will feature delicious pizzas offered both by the slice, as well as in individual pan pizzas, and a variety of hot sandwiches and Frankie’s frozen lemonade. To view our menu please click here