It is a private club. It is a huge boat that turned into a Yacht Club. It has a excellent menu for having lunch or dinner. On Wednesday an Saturday you have fireworks at 9.30pm, you have to go to te top to see them....More
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The restaurant at Columbia Yacht Club is a great option for lunch, dinner, or just a cocktail with friends. The bar and restaurant, located within a now-permanently-docked freighter, is as unique a setting as I think you'll find in Chicago. Located at the end of...More
FYI: This is a private club and one must come with a member or be invited to a party to enter. The view is great, being a docked ship on the lake, one can see the action on Lake Michigan. We both had the deconstructed...More
The Columbia Yacht Club is members only, but as members of a yacht club in Canada, we were welcomed at Columbia Yacht Club as reciprocal members. We stopped in for breakfast and couldn't have been more pleased. First off, the place is a retired passenger...More
Our group of 7 met here for brunch in late August in the outdoor seating area. We enjoyed a couple of their Mimosas and Bloody Mary's while taking in the gorgeous view of the marina, Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. I wish I had...More
As participants of the annual Open House Chicago, we visited the Columbia Yacht Club. Anyone can see the boats docked in the Lake Michigan harbor. The neat thing about this visit is the opportunity to walk through parts of the ABEGWEIT (a-beg-wit) ship that is...More
We sailed from Milwaukee to Chicago and spent several nights moored at Columbia Yacht Club. What a great place. It's so cool docked in downtown Chicago. The club has all the amenities you could want. The staff was amazing and so helpful. The bar and...More
Always enjoy visiting the columbia yacht club on eir ship in the marina. Nice inside bar and great outdoor seating. Just had 12 people walk in and had an outside table in minutes. The meal was good and the biew was incredible.
I parked my boat at the club as a visitor from another reciprocal club. I was falsely accused of not paying by a member (LK), but I did and had the receipt. This really, sets the tone for the club.
Great food, great service people. What more could one ask for? This place is great. The only drawback is; you must be a member or know someone who is.