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History of La Ciudad

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History and Calendar of Events

2009 La Ciudad opens in December, and is referred to as the Hidden Gem of Uptown.

2010 Opens patio seating for the summer,

2010 La Ciudad celebrates its 1st Pride Parade Festival with live music and delicious favorites.

2013 Joins with Haitian Society to help fundraise for their organization.

2013 December 24, this inaugaral event feeds over 100 homeless men, women, and children from the Uptown area of Chicago.

2015 La Ciudad celebrates 5 years with After Hours Celebration.

2015 December brings the Christmas season, and we celebrate the Mexican Posada every Saturday night with special events and Mexican Ponche.

2016 Mariachi bands keep the guests entertained during the cold winter months

2016 Chicago’s Best features La Ciudad as one of the Best Mexican Restaurants in town. 

2016 Annual Homeless event serves over 500 homeless men, women, and children on December 24. Multiple volunteers help us serve food and donated goods. Everyone left with a smile, a full belly, and a Holiday gift.

2017 La Ciudad expands their delivery market to UberEats and Amazon Prime Now

2017 La Ciudad hosts the 4th Annual “Feed the Homeless” event. Thank you to all who supported, volunteered, and donated to help us make this a special day for all.

2018 La Ciudad caters Ruth Page Center for the Arts annual Gala Fundraiser for over 200 people.