Murder Mystery Dinner

Murder Mystery Dinner Experience

Join us for an elegant dinner catered by Radius Brewing and a night of detective work in solving the Murder at Speakeasy Cafe’ at the Historic Elgin Hotel’s Murder Mystery Dinner!

The Plot

After a US federal mandate prohibits coffee, Esteban “The Don” Espresso, invites his customers at the Speakeasy Café to share his vision for a new direction.  The Don announces that he intends to sell gelato in the store front, while continuing to sell coffee out the back, creating a black market for black coffee.  However, during his announcement, Don Espresso meets an untimely demise, leaving the family without a leader.  Tony Cappuccino is called to appoint who will take over the “family” business, as long as that person is not the murderer.  Help Tony interview likely suspects: Joe Java, Meggie Mocha, Machi Macchiato, Brenda Biscotti, and Lena Latte.  With a few twists and turns, enjoy this interactive, murder mystery dinner-theater filled with intrigue, suspense, and have a few laughs along the way.

Discover clues throughout the evening and help Tony Cappuccino uncover a sinister plan of deception and intrigue on Saturday, September 22nd at 5:00 p.m. at the Historic Elgin Hotel. Tickets for this highly interactive comedy/murder mystery dinner are $55/person plus tax and include appetizer, salad, choice of entrée, and dessert. Cash bar will be available.

TICKETS FOR THE EVENT ARE SOLD OUT! If you would like to be added to our waitlist, please email

The Menu

1st course:  Bruschetta with Cannelini Bean Hummus and Fresh Salsa

2nd course: House Salad with Lemon Cucumber Vinaigrette or Homemade Ranch

3rd course:  Choice of–Pan seared Oven Roasted Herbed Chicken Breast OR  Oven Roasted Atlantic Salmon with Dill Butter

Garlic Cheddar Smashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

Oven Roasted Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Red Bell Pepper Medley

4th course: Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust topped with Rum Cream or Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake


Don’t miss out on this Murder Mystery Dinner’s hosted by MADCAP Comedy and Improv Troupe and the Historic Elgin Hotel.