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Purple Pig Dress Code ?

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Coming to town in May mid week and am planning to go to Purple Pig but can't really get a handle on the dress code ......any would help would be appreciated

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  1. Pretty casual. I wouldn't wear torn jeans, but then I don't think I'd wear a suit with heels (or a tie) if I didn't have to either..

    1. No Shirt
      No Shoes
      No Service

      Seems about right.

      Then again, considering how crowded the place gets I'm pretty sure they would hardly notice if you were wearing no pants.

      Really though, as long as you don't qualify for peopleofwalmart I think you'll be fine.

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      1. re: uhockey

        Thank you both for your info ....casual was what were thinking but wanted to avoid an awkward situation ....

        1. re: smobron

          We went nicely casual. We live in Hawaii and don't have "fancy" dress clothes as it were. Finally bought my husband a jacket after 28 years here. I saw all kinds of dress from fancy to casual I appreciate a place that has variety for all who patronize. We've been all over the city eating in our attire and never had a problem.

          1. re: manomin

            Very few places in Chicago require jackets. I believe Tru and Alinea are the only ones. There are others that "recommend" or "encourage" jackets, but I doubt you'll be banned for not wearing one. And if you're wearing a jacket at Alinea they'll give you a pass on (untorn) jeans.

            1. re: ferret

              Charlie Trotter's requires jackets as well.

              Purple Pig is casual. Jeans and sneakers would not be out of place.

              1. re: H Manning

                Agree- Purple Pig is casual- nice jeans would be appropriate. Being off of Michigan Ave- I wouldn't be surprised to see sneakers, but I wouldn't wear sneakers to dinner at most restaurants. Definitely do not need jackets etc there.

      2. Perhaps call them and ask what they expect/recommend?