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Adamus | Restaurant & Lounge

Adamus is the energetic restaurant & lounge providing creative cuisine, specialty cocktails and spirited libations handcrafted by experienced and entertaining mixologists. A lively ambience presents the perfect backdrop to sip aperitifs or nightcaps, while the contemporary bar, effervescent with illuminating design elements, provokes electrifying liaisons and promises a buzz worthy destination for the mingling crowd. Our sleek new venue features contemporary American cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. With a welcoming and vibrant feel, Adamus will be the place to grab a seat at one of our communal tables and soak in the energetic Chicago vibes. Whether you're in the mood for a delicious meal complimented by a fine bottle from our wine list or just a few handcrafted cocktails, our innovative dining concept will hit the spot.
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adamus • happy hour menu

MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY • 5PM TO 8PM
 
| $4 BOTTLES/CANS OF BEER |
see list from your bartender or server

| $5 GLASSES OF HOUSE WINE |
cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc

| $7 SELECT APPETIZERS |
  • ROASTED VEGETABLE HUMMUS
    house made vegetable hummus, carrots and celery
  • BBQ BRISKET SLIDERS
    shaved beef brisket, citrus slaw, bread and butter pickles, house made chips
| $6 RAIL COCKTAILS |
Two Ingredient Cocktails

Choices: sobieski vodka, few standard issue gin, canadian club whiskey, brugal anejo rum, burgal extra dry rum, jose cuervo gold or silver tequila


 
  • ARTICHOKE FLATBREAD
    confit artichokes, sweet peppadews, soft goat cheese crumble, garlic cream
  • BAG OF FRIED PICKLES
    country mustard aoili and chipotle creme







 
  • BASKET OF CHIPS
    tri color corn tortilla chips, avocado guacamole, tomato salsa
 

adamus lounge menu

CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE | Seasonal Fruit and Chutney, Artisan Bread Choice of Three, Four or Five • Twelve, Fifteen, Seventeen
  • PRAIRIE BREEZE CHEDDAR | Iowa
    firm, cow's milk
  • CAHILL'S PORTER CHEDDAR | Ireland
    semi firm, cow's milk
  • CAST IRON SEARED PORK BELLY
    juniper spice, black fig compote

SHARINGS & SPECIALTIES
  • BAG OF FRIED PICKLES | 11
    coutry mustard aioli, chipotle creme
  • ADAMUS STEAK WRAP | 15
    sun dried tomato wrap, crisp onions, horseradish creme, bell peppers, greens
  • PRAWN MAC & CHEESE | 16
    cavatappi pasta, andouille sausage, carrs valley smoked cheddar
  • MANCHEGO | Spain
    firm, sheep's milk
  • OLLI FENNEL SPICED SALAME
    fennel pollen, diced back fat
  • GRILLED SPANISH CHORIZO
    smoked paprika, garlic


     
  • SAMPLING OF CRAB CAKES | 16
    roasted piquillo pepper, remoulade, caper lemon creme, whole grain mustard aioli
  • DUROC PORK BELLY SLIDERS | 14
    citrus cabbage, bread & butter pickels, house chips
  • HUMBOLDT FOG | California
    soft, goat's milk
  • SMOKED DUCK BREAST
    smoked over apple wood in our larder




     
  • LOBSTER & CHIPS | 14
    corn, roasted shallots, tasso gravy, prairie breeze cheddar, fresh chives
  • MINI BEEF EMPANADAS | 13
    roasted piquillo pepper remoulade, horseradish creme
  • 8OZ PRIME BEEF BURGER | 16
    potato bun, chipotle aioli, tobacco onions, house fries
 

lunch menu | soups & salads

  • GOLDEN BEET SALAD | 8
    fuchsia beet tortellini, spiced walnuts, creme fraiche | v
  • HOUSE GARDEN SALAD | 10
    seasonal petite greens, grape tomato, cucumber, pickled onions, balsamic vinaigrette | v
  • SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY | 8
    chef inspired soup of the day
  • GOAT CHEESE TIMBALE SALAD | 11
    baby arugula, white frisee, dried kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, marcona almonds, golden beet puree, sherry vinaigrette | v
  • SILVERSMITH CAESAR | 11
    baby romaine, white anchovy, kalamata olives, melted tomatoes, brioche crouton, pecorino romano | v
  • WILD STRIPED BASS & PASTINI SALAD | 16
    shaved fennel, melted tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumber, baby arugula salad, truffle vinaigrette | v
 

lunch menu | specialties

  • CHIPOTLE CHICKEN CLUB | 14
    nueske's double smoked bacon, sprouts, tomato, hass avocado, chipotle aioli
  • ADAMUS CORN BEEF REUBEN | 14
    shaved corn beef, house made sauerkraut, fair oaks farm swiss, gherkin spread
  • 8OZ PRIME BEEF BURGER | 16
    potato bun, chopotle aioli, tobacco onions, house fries
  • SMOKED HAM & SWISS PRESSED
    HOAGIE | 13 
    nueske's smoked ham, sweet swiss, dijon mayo, bread & butter pickles
  • BBQ BRISKET MELT | 14
    shaved bbq briskett, carr valley smoked cheddar, tobacco onions, griddled sourdough
  • AVOCADO REUBEN | 12
    house made sauerkraut, fair oaks farm swiss, hass avocado, tomato, gherkin spread | v
  • SKIRT STEAK WRAP | 15
    sundried tomato wrap, crispy onions, horseradish creme, greens
 

lighter fares

  • GOLDEN BEET SOUP | 8
    fuchsia beet tortellini, spiced walnuts, creme fraiche
  • GOAT CHEESE TIMBALE SALAD | 10
    baby arugula, dried kalamata olives, grape tomato, marcona almonds, golden beet puree, sherry
  • SAMPLING OF CRAB CAKES | 16
    roasted piquillo pepper remoulade, caper lemon creme, whole grain mustard aioli
  • SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY | 8
    chef inspired soup of the day
  • MINI BEEF EMPANADAS | 10
    roasted piqillo pepper remoulade, horseradish creme
  • SILVERSMITH CAESAR | 11
    baby romaine, white anchovy, olives, brioche crouton, pecorino romano
  • LOBSTER CROQUETTES | 14
    hand made croquettes, roasted corn, shallots, tasso gravy
 

TABLE PLATES

  • GRILLED WILD STRIPED BASS | 24
    potato gnocchi, eggplant caponata, preserved lemon, kalamata butter, grape tomatoes, piquillo pepper emulsion
  • JUNIPER SPICED PORK TENDERLOIN | 28
    garnet yam pave, roasted gala apples, cipollini onions, ginger cream
  • CORIANDER DUSTED KING SALMON | 22
    dill mousseline potatoes, preserved lemon, jumbo lump crab, roasted fennel, shaved shallots, vermouth gasttrique
  • HAND CRAFTED SHORT RIB
    TORTELLINI | 24
       sweet cream corn, melted tomato, wilted spinach, caramelized onions, foraged mushrooms
  • CITRUS BRINED CHICKEN ROULADE | 22
    house dried grapes and lemon risotto, marcona almond, nueske's double smoked bacon, shaved garlic, cipollini onions
 

desserts • cheeses • dessert wine

  • WARM PUMPKIN BANANA BREAD
    PUDDING | 8
       pepita seeds, oberweis vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce
  • ASSORTMENT of SORBETS & ICE
    CREAM | 8
       sorbets - lemon, raspberry, mango | ice cream - oberweis vanilla & chocolate
     
  • PRAIRIE BREEZE CHEDDAR | Iowa
    firm, cow's milk
  • CAHILL'S PORTER CHEDDAR | Ireland
    semi firm, cow's milk
     
  • CHATEAU BEL AIR SAINT CROIX | 11
  • OSBOURNE SHERRY PEDRO XIMENEZ | 14
  • SANDEMAN SHERRY CHARACTER | 13
  • WARRE'S OTIMA 10YR TAWNY | 11
  • ESPRESSO PANNA COTTA | 8
    vanilla chantilly cream, ground cinnamon





     
  • HUMBOLDT FOG | California
    soft, goat's milk
  • WARM RASPBERRY CHOCOLATE CAKE | 8
    oberweis dairy farms vanilla ice cream, raspberry coulis




     
  • MANCHEGO | Spain
    firm, sheep's milk
 
V = Vegetarian options or can be prepared vegetarian
 
We are Delighted to Offer You Additional Chef-Inspired Creations to Enhance Your Dining Experience. Our Chefs Will Accommodate Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and Most Special Dietary Needs Undercooked meat or seafood may increase your risk of foodborn illness.
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