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Food and restaurants in Chicago

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Enjoy sipping a delightful beverage while taking in the best 360 degree view of the city! ”
  • 157 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Mario Batali's Italian specialty store and food hall. The cannoli are worth the trip alone. You can get tons of gifts and rare wines and delicious food. A bit touristy for sure, but stands up to the hype. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse has been a Chicago icon since partners Hugo Ralli and Steve Lombardo opened its doors in May of 1989. ... Gibsons Prime Angus Beef is featured along with fresh fish, classic cocktails, an extensive wine list and exceptional service.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Expanded outpost of a famed pork & wine specialist with an open kitchen & a chic, airy setting.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Family-owned local chain for Italian classics & Chicago-style, deep-dish pizzas with butter crusts.”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Tavern On Rush is an upscale, contemporary American Steakhouse offering an extensive menu of Classic American fare, including only the finest USDA prime aged steaks and chops, fresh fish and seafood and unique daily specials.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Rock- & blues-themed chain with Southern dishes such as po' boys & jambalaya, plus live music.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“THE FAMOUS DEEP DISH PIZZA!! Is it worth the wait? You'll have to give it a try to find out!”
  • 25 locals recommend

Cafes

Gourmet Shop
“Mario Batali's Italian specialty store and food hall. The cannoli are worth the trip alone. You can get tons of gifts and rare wines and delicious food. A bit touristy for sure, but stands up to the hype. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Sleek coffee bar with floor-to-ceiling windows serves Metropolis java, sandwiches & pastries.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
“Vegen? No problem~ This is good for people do don't eat meat or just want to have a healthy meal! also, super close!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Diner
“This is a 24-hour greek dinner. It's casual and has that diner feel that you crave. They make their own olive oil.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee shop - but this isn't like the regular Starbucks - this is two floors with lots of area to sit and is beautiful inside!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Longtime Chicago institution serving Tony Mantuano's upscale Italian meals in a refined setting”
  • 4 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Cartoon-colored outpost of a longtime LA shop known for its inventive donuts & java drinks. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bookshop
  • 1 local recommends

Bakeries

Cupcake Shop
“Most delicious cupcakes in Chicago made from high quality ingredients and packaged perfectly!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“Serving signature pancakes & other American breakfast classics all day in dinerlike digs.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Everything is fresh and delicious, great sandwiches, homemade vegan soups, fresh bread, and fresh pastries”
  • 8 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Cartoon-colored outpost of a longtime LA shop known for its inventive donuts & java drinks. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Donut shop with good donuts (not as sweet as Stan's, which is also on this block) and good fried chicken sandwiches.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Breakfast Spot
“Online review not from me: This place is always packed for good reason. We put our name on the waitlist on the train from O'Hare after seeing that the wait time was almost an hour (even on a very cold, wet and dreary Sunday morning) and made it just in time to be seated. The Intelligentsia coffee is great and pairs perfectly with the sweeter breakfast options. The Signature Berry Bliss French Toast was very delicious and the topping was just the right combination of sweet and tart. My only regret is not trying the pancakes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“I think Panera is underrated. Fresh bread, sandwiches and soups and leaps and bounds better than Potbelly.”
  • 4 locals recommend