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  • Chicago, IL, 60611
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The Dinner Detective

Mystery Dinner Show and Hotel Offer

If you've never taken part in a murder mystery dinner, then prepare to have the night of your life.

Chicago is a city of secrets, so there's no better locale for a Murder Mystery Event. The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago is therefore proud to host The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show every Saturday night for public shows and throughout the week for private events. Now the largest murder mystery dinner show in the United States it was voted Best Dinner Show in 2011 and 2012 and continues to expand and accept awards year in and year out.

From the moment you arrive for the murder mystery dinner show, your senses come alive with anticipation and excitement. Set in present day, the actors are hidden amongst you, so you never know who to suspect.  Who is telling the truth? Who is lying? Who is the murderer? Why did it happen?

You'll have to join us on this unique Chicago dining experience find out...

The Dinner Detective Evening includes:

An award winning show, an interrogation reception, tray passed hors d'oeuvres, fresh rolls and butter, a fresh mixed greens salad, your choice from the three entrées below, dessert, free refills on all iced tea and coffee (once the beverage has been purchased), wait staff gratuity for food service (gratuity for beverage service not included) and prizes for the audience member who solves the crime. There is also a full bar in the event you would like to purchase cocktails.

Saturday shows start at 6pm.


Tray-Passed Hors d'oeuvres*
BBQ Meatballs  
Vegetarian Chef's Choice

Warm Dinner Rolls with Butter


Mesclun Greens, Cucumber, Tomato, Carrot, Drizzled with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Entrée Selections

Sautéed Chicken
With Asparagus and Baby Carrot over a Roasted Red Pepper Cream and served with Gratin Dauphonois

 Grilled Salmon
With Asparagus and Baby Carrot over a Roasted Red Pepper Cream and served with Gratin Daughponois

Penne With Tomato Basil Cream Sauce
Penne pasta tossed with asparagus tips, broccoli and roasted red peppers in tomato basil cream sauce  

Chocolalte Mousse served with a touch of Whipped Cream

Included Beverages
Iced Tea and Coffee with Free Refills
(other beverages and libations available for nominal fee)

Please note any dietary requirements when placing order.
* Hors d'oeuvre and dessert availability subject to change without notice.


For Theater Tickets only or any other inquiries about this show, please call +1 866 496 0535 or visit

Guest Room rates

Take advantage of discounted accommodations to complete your evening. Package rates do not include tickets to The Dinner Detective. Complimentary upgrades to our Superior Guest rooms will be provided if available at check-in. Book rooms online using promotional code THEATER. For dinner tickets, please note the number of adults when booking your reservations. Please check for available show times at The Dinner Detective's website schedule page.

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Terms & Conditions:

  • Show tickets start at $59.95 per person. 
  • Room rates are non-commissionable. 
  • Must book 5 days prior to arrival unless available at the hotel directly. 
  • Room upgrade is based on availability only. 
  • Offer is non-transferable.