Enjoy the Best Dinner Spot in Chicago’s Oak Lawn

Everyone loves dinner. It’s the perfect time to get out with friends, take your special someone out on the town or just grab some delicious grub. At South Side Social Neighborhood Kitchen & Tap, we’re bringing Southern comfort food to South Side Chicago. When you visit us at our new neighborhood dinner spot here in Oak Lawn, you’ll be treated to a relaxed atmosphere, quality beer, wine and cocktails as well as some of the best dinner options anywhere in South Side. To sample unique meals perfect for any palate, reserve your spot at South Side Social.

Cory B

"Fantastic dining option in Oak Lawn! Tried several items off the menu and everything was delicious! Stylish interior · Creative cuisine · Great food · Classic cocktails · Fine dining ·Chic décor · Cosy atmosphere · Hip atmosphere · Large […]"


Anna M

"South Side Social has an amazing selection of unique foods and drinks as well as the best Chicago classics. It has that local neighborhood vibe […]"


Mary C.

"Salmon with pineapple rice dinner – exceptional highly recommend it."


John S.

"Great Bar!!! So many bourbon options! And even more craft beers! They brew their own South Side Beer called S Cubed- great with any food! […]"



Soup of the Day


Chicken Dumpling Soup 




Add Chicken, Shrimp, or Salmon to any salad

Chicago Style Chopped Salad  Veg* GF*
Al Capone’s Favorite – Lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Radicchio, Homemade Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Fall Salad Veg*
Baby Kale, Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese

Arugula & Buratta Salad

 Caesar Salad Veg*
Romaine , Parmesan, Crouton

Devilish Eggs GF*
Neuski’s Candied Pepper Bacon

Classic with Vodka sauce

Crispy Charred Brussels Sprouts  GF*, Veg*
Honey-Lime Siracha

Homemade Hand Pies (2)
Choice of: Pizza Puff, Chili Cheese, or Spiced Veggie (Veg*)

Neighborhood Favorites

Wings  GF*
BBQ, Asian Zing, or Buffalo

Crispy Chicken, Whitefish, or Local Porter Braised Pot Roast

BBQ Pot Roast Nachos
Beer Cheese, Jalapeno Crema, Giardiniera, Spiced Tortilla chips

Buffalo Shrimp

Lightly Breaded, Tossed in Buffalo Sauce


Italian Sausage & Onion

Summer Vegetable Veg*
with Whipped Ricotta


Served with Fries

The Best Club
Ham, Turkey, Bacon, Swiss & Cheddar, Lettuce, Tomato

House Braised Corned Beef, Swiss Cheese, Sauerkraut, served with Russian Dressing on Grilled Pumpernickel

Best Burger in the Neighborhood
Angus Beef, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Pickle

Italian Beef
with Giardiniera and Sweet Peppers

Signature Burger
Angus Beef, Crispy Leek Haystack, Grilled Pork Belly, Gooey Pub Cheese Sauce

South Side Fried Chicken Sandwich
Biscuit Roll, Tabasco Honey

Fat Freddy
Local Italian Sausage, Garlic Toast, Sweet Peppers, Vodka Sauce, Mozzarella Cheese

Vegetarian “Burger” Veg*
Seared Cheese, Soft Fold Bread, Sriracha Mayo, Pickled Onion, Fried Bell Pepper


Larger Plates

Pork Chop
Mashed Potatoes, Bourbon Peach Glaze, Grilled Vegetables

Filet of Beef GF*
Roasted Asparagus, Au Gratin Potatoes – 6 Oz or 10 Oz

Grilled Skirt Steak
Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Veggies, Chimichurri  GF*

Grilled Meatloaf
Mashed Potatoes, Grilled Summer Veggies, Shiitake Mushroom Glaze

Roasted Half Chicken GF*
Braised Vidalia Onions, Roasted Garlic Bulb

South Side Fried Chicken
with Gouda Mash, Grilled Summer Veggies

Wild Pacific Salmon
Cauliflower Puree, Mandarin Glaze

Wild Caught Halibut   GF*
Spring Pea Risotto, Heirloom Tomato and Basil Ragout, Preserved Lemons  

Burrata Ravioli  Veg*
Spicy Vodka Sauce

Unforgettable Dinner Options

From start to finish, you’ll love dining out at South Side Social. We give our guests the best experience by combining a comfortable, neighborhood feel with incredible chef-crafted creations. Each dish takes its inspiration from traditional Southern comfort food with a Midwest twist you’re sure to enjoy. Our team sources ingredients locally to provide you with fresh produce and locally raised chops and steaks.

Start your meal off with a fresh salad or a hearty soup. Our Gazpacho Verde is perfect for those hot Chicago nights. Our dinner menu also features delectable Shareables, Flatbreads and Handhelds. However, if you want to know what the food at South Side Social is all about, be sure to try one of our New Traditions. Each of these entrees is more delicious than the last, like our South Side Fried Chicken with gouda mash or our Spring Pea & Spinach Ravioli.

Coming with a large group? That’s not a problem. Our unique “Social Style” menu for groups will allow you to sample a wide variety of dishes with friends, which will make dining out the perfect social occasion.

Make Your Dinner Reservation at Oak Lawn’s South Side Social

Whether you’re an Oak Lawn local looking for a great neighborhood eatery near you or a guest flying into Chicago Midway Airport, South Side Social is the place you want to be when it’s time for dinner. Our location in the newly renovated Oak Lawn Hilton Hotel puts us smack dab in the middle of the busiest intersection in Illinois, giving you a prime dinner location no matter what you have planned for the evening.

If you’re looking for upscale dining for your next date or a comfortable place to hang with friends, call us at 708-229-8888 to make your dinner reservation at South Side Social.

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