El Tapeo celebrates the bold flavors of a modern Spanish kitchen with a simple, ingredient-driven menu. More than just a restaurant, El Tapeo provides the ultimate gathering place for family and friends to enjoy modern Spanish shareable plates, vibrant cocktails and a wine list designed with every palate in mind. Our team’s mission is dedicated to sparking connections between family, friends and the community through spirited food and wine. The name “El Tapeo” originates from southern Spanish local slang “Vamos de tapeo” which translates as, “Let’s go for tapas." El Tapeo offers a menu of Spanish tapas with small plates and main courses for sharing “family style." The lounge offers the same menu "tapas style" small plates to share. Located on the 9th floor of Le Méridien Chicago – Oakbrook Center, guests can indulge in handcrafted cocktails, signature Sangria or fine wines and champagnes.