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Food and restaurants in Chicago

Top restaurants

Argentinian Restaurant
“Prime meats, empanadas & other options flavor the menu at this candlelit Argentinian steakhouse.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Bar
“If you're looking for a fun rooftop experience in Lincoln Square, make your way to Fountainhead. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
“The most amazing bread pudding pancakes. It's up near Wrigley Field but in a fun neighborhood.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Casual spot with Neapolitan-style thin-crust pizzas served in a rustic space with patio seating.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Café
“If you've got some time in the morning (or afternoon or evening...), this place is nice to take a book, journal, or chat with a friend; both inside and outside seating available.”
  • 40 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“This is definitely a more low key spot for either the beginning or end of the night. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Ethiopian Restaurant
“Casual Ethiopian eatery with shared plates, house-roasted coffee & traditional music on weekends.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Pub
“A British pub in Chicago, The Globe always has sports on TV but it's especially great for soccer fans. Trivia night is on Tuesday at 8:00. ”
  • 24 locals recommend

Cafes

Breakfast Spot
“The most amazing bread pudding pancakes. It's up near Wrigley Field but in a fun neighborhood.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Café
“If you've got some time in the morning (or afternoon or evening...), this place is nice to take a book, journal, or chat with a friend; both inside and outside seating available.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Charming, eclectic, independent coffee shop with great wi-fi and outstanding service.”
  • 42 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“This is definitely a more low key spot for either the beginning or end of the night. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Empanada Restaurant
“Grab an empanada to go and walk Southport Ave, located just 3 city blocks west of Wrigley field ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bakery
“Another local favorite. Similar to Heritage but a little more selection of foods and pastries. Delicious house baked bread!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“My daily walk for the best coffee in Uptown. Sit and chill with free WiFi at Lawrence House or take it to go.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Cozy chill spot with a great food menu. You order at a window and then bring it back to the table. They have a pretty extensive drink and draft menu as well. But it's good if you're looking for a restaurant alternative.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Another local favorite. Similar to Heritage but a little more selection of foods and pastries. Delicious house baked bread!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“Laid-back coffeehouse with specialty espresso drinks, sandwiches & soup, plus occasional events.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Diner
“The ultimate secret spot. Cash only but so worth it if you want an old fashioned diner experience. Downside is no booze ;)”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Open 24 hours serving breakfast at all hours. Their chicken noodle soup is very good and its homemade. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“Probably the only place in Chicago where you can still buy bread with pocket change. Bread and pastries are always fresh and delicious. We personally buy bread from here every other day.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“French style bakery with sandwiches, crepes, and more. Next door to The French School. Great for a light breakfast if you're headed to Lincoln Square.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Espresso drinks, light fare & baked goods offered in a warm, brick-lined space with an arty vibe.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“Long-running chain serving signature donuts, breakfast sandwiches & a variety of coffee drinks.”
  • 3 locals recommend