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Now open!

Breakfast Grab-n-Go: 7:30a–10:00a, Lunch: 11:00a–2:30p, Happy Hour 4:00-7:00p, Dinner: 5:00-10:00p

 

Located in the Loop, Club 77 is a Chicago-influenced dining experience from Executive Chef Patrick Sheerin and restaurateur Sandy Chen.

 

The owner of Le Sud in Roscoe Village and Koi in Evanston has opened a downtown restaurant with a patio space that should cater to the post-work crowd. Club 77 now occupies the former Early Society space at 77 W. Wacker Drive.

Dishes are inspired by the diverse Chicago neighborhoods, an American-focused wine list, handcrafted seasonal cocktails and an expansive whiskey selection.

“The cappelletti stuffed with sauerkraut and gruyere and a charred onion broth is how I remember the first time trying French onion soup at the restaurant where my grandma was a waitress, the Flame of Countryside — lightening it up a bit with a vegetarian caramelized onion broth and adding a lot of fresh herbs and greens.

“We envisioned an ode to Italian beef — re-imagined as a roasted piece of Wagyu, peppers coming into season that have been roasted with lots of aromatics and then finishing with a light giardiniera of vegetables and a red wine jus to provide that ‘hey, let's have a beautiful glass of red” to tie it together.”

Join us for Happy Hour

Mon–Fri 4:00p–7:00p
Entertainment for September
Russoul (Mon, Tue & Fri), Angel-A (Wed & Thu)

 

Phone

312.929.3205

Location

77 W Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Hours

Mon–Fri 7:30a–10:00p
Sat 5:00p–10:00p
Sun Closed

Parking

$9 for 12-hour validated parking at One Eleven Wacker Drive Parking Garage. Enter on Clark St. Must validate at host desk, Club 77 guests only.

Reserve a table above or call 312.929.3205 from 7:30a–10:00p daily.

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Upon moving to Chicago, I quickly realized how focused this amazing city is on keeping the individual identities of each wonderful neighborhood, while endlessly supporting locally produced products from the food and beverage world as a whole. This mentality is the driving force for creating the cocktail list for Club 77. While incorporating locally sourced herbs and fruits along side Chicagoland-based products, I have created a collection of cocktails true to what I believe is the true ‘spirit’ of Chicago.”

Beverage Manager Ryan Bono
 
 
 
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Sandy Chen

Growing up in the Provence Zhe Jiang, city Wen Zhou, of Southern China, in a small village just south of Shanghai Sandy Chen began her culinary journey as a child by helping prepare meals for her large family. Living with four siblings and 16 first cousins all under one roof, Sandy was only ten years old when she learned the art behind cooking traditional Chinese cuisine. However, limited ingredients and portions presented challenges in delivering consistently delicious meals. Sandy met the call for creativity and before long, took the place of her mother in the kitchen along with the task of feeding the whole family.

In 1994, Sandy took over her first restaurant, House of Dong Yuang, on Halsted Street in Lakeview. She had worked as a server there for a short time. The owner, Mr. Chiang, wanted to retire, and asked Sandy to buy his business. The name and spirit changed to Chens. Sandy built the business for five years, before expanding into a bigger space, five blocks north at 3506 N Clark Street. She maintained the same staff, including the chef she personally trained and who is still with the company to this day. Sandy attributed the success of Chens to both luck and ambition and ten years later, Sandy decided to take that luck and ambition, along with her delicious Chinese cuisine and sushi, to the North Shore. She opened Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge just in time for the Chinese New Year in 2004.

Thanks to her wonderful team and supportive local diners. It is through your support that we have been lucky enough to serve the North Shore community for more than 15 years! We are so grateful to have such loyal guests, as well as friendly, new visitors, and we look forward to continue to serve Evanston for many more years to come. We are honored to voted as Best 2017 Asian Restaurant in North Shore Chicago by Make it Better Magazine.


We think globally and eat locally. Sandy celebrated Koi’s 15th anniversary in Feb 2019 and her team also earned the Evanston Leadership Award for her from Evanston mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl. To this day, Sandy likes the culinary aspect of the business the most, and is often found in the kitchen in an apron, chopping vegetables, creating new pieces of “art”, and plating the fresh ingredients that Koi is known for. The culinary world is not her job—it is her life style and passion. She enjoys and believing the labor of love; a tradition that she has carried since she was a little girl learning the joys of cooking in China.

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Executive chef patrick sheerin

In eighth grade, Patrick got his first taste of life in the professional kitchen when he was asked by a family friend to help fill in for an absent grill cook at the Taste of Chicago food festival. He was instantly hooked. He worked in kitchens throughout high school and college, enrolling in Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality Business to continue to hone his craft. After college, he continued his culinary education in New York City at the French Culinary Institute, graduating at the top of his class in 1998. And though New York provided important professional experiences —including a stage at the acclaimed restaurant, Le Bernardin —Patrick always felt drawn to sweet home Chicago. Shortly after graduation, he returned and worked his way through some of the Windy City’s elite kitchens, including the Four Seasons Hotel, Naha and Everest, in both savory and pastry roles. He eventually landed at the celebrated restaurant, The Signature Room at the 95th, where he would spend eight years working his way up the ranks to executive chef.

In July 2012, Patrick and his brother, Michael, struck out on their own with partners Matt Eisler and Kevin Heisner to open Trenchermen in Wicker Park. The restaurant earned high praise from diners, critics and fellow restaurant industry pros from across the country. When Trenchermen ended its run in 2016, Pat took some much-needed time off to focus on his family. In spring 2017, he signed on with Ace Chicago, excited to help launch a new hotel while also getting to work with his old friend, Jason Vincent.

When Pat’s not in the kitchen he can be found spending quality time with his wife, their two sons and dog. He lives in Chicago’s Printer’s Row neighborhood


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General Manager Anna lezza

Anna was born into the hospitality business, in 1905 her Great grandfather Salvatore founded Lezza Spumoni and desserts. The company is still family-owned and operated to this day. Her love of food and hospitality began at the bakery and was honed at some of Chicago finest restaurants and night clubs. .

From running the VIP rooms at Shelter and Crobar to managing restaurants Marche, Red Light, Opera and Carnival to her work as a multi-unit director for Live Nation and the House of Blues. Anna's style of hospitality comes from a genuine need to ensure the guests are comfortable and that every need is not only met but exceeded. Anna believes she is taking the guests on a journey and that being the guests guide is not a “job” because she is truly doing what she loves.

When not creating spectacular guest experiences Anna enjoys being a mother, spinning records, dance, music, her husband’s custom motorcycles and designing and making her own jewelry line Rare Finds.

Anna resides in Chicago with her husband, Tony Cruz, owner of Stockyards Garage, and their three children Meka (a budding artist), Benicio (future NBA star) and Santino (future Oscar winner).

 
 

In the Press

 
 

Chicago’s New Restaurant Openings
The Infatuation, Aug 2019

Tour The Loop’s Fancy Piano Equipped Happy Hour Hangout
Chicago Eater, Aug 28, 2019

Le Sud Team to Open Club 77 in Chicago
Food Newsfeed, Aug 27, 2019

Patrick Sheerin to helm new Club 77 Restaurant…
Chicago Tribune, Jun 27, 2019