Restaurants in Illinois

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Opened in 2005, this small, 26-seat restaurant sits on the edge of the Wicker Park neighborhood. Redesigned in 2010, the interior now features chrome... Read More

Built from a 1890s print shop, this West Loop restaurant celebrates both the traditional and contemporary. Inside the dining room, glass encased... Read More

This gourmet Chinese restaurant, located in the Peninsula hotel, successfully evokes the styles and flavors of 1930’s Shanghai. Inside, sleek... Read More

Tucked inside the Peninsula Hotel, Shanghai Terrace is a true urban oasis. While enjoying upscale Pan Asian specialties such as dim sum, BBQ pork buns... Read More

An unusual combination of classic comfort foods and innovative cocktails awaits diners at this retro-style restaurant in Bucktown. Illuminated by... Read More

Appropriately maritime themed, this popular seafood destination also serves other standout dishes. The chef's art school training is evident in both the... Read More

Thirty-foot floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the Wrigley Building, Chicago River, and Lake Michigan at this fine dining favorite on the 16th... Read More

As you might expect from a Trump property, a meal  at this restauarnt in the Trump International Hotel is very much about glamour. Focusing on... Read More

Chef Takashi Yagihashi has a few eateries around town, but the Slurping Turtle is his nod to Japanese comfort food. Featuring bento boxes, binco grill... Read More

Sol de Mexico, under the leadership of chef Clementina Flores and her son Geno (both natives of Guerrero, Mexico), is one of the most popular Mexican... Read More

Leaving her job as a CPA to go to culinary school led Lisa Santos to open this half café, half specialty grocery store in Lakeview back in 2003.... Read More

Inspired by the traditional pizzerias in Naples, this Ravenswood eatery is known for its authentic, fresh ingredients. True to tradition, Spacca Napoli... Read More

For almost a decade, foodies have been drawn to this Ravenswood storefront. Owner Jonathan Goldsmith may not hail from Naples, but everything (Molino... Read More

This romantic Magnificent Mile restaurant, an influential part of the Chicago dining since 1984, features the award-winning Italian cuisine of celebrity... Read More

Located 30 minutes north of Chicago, this Evanston bistro pairs creative New American cuisine with an extensive selection of international wines. The... Read More

This drive-in hot dog joint is as a major throwback. The original 1940’s menu hasn’t been touched, and includes malts, hot dogs, and burgers. ... Read More

Chicago hot-dog lovers tend to lie in one of two camps—the newfangled spot Hot Doug's or this Windy City classic. Superdawg is an old-school,... Read More

An offshoot of the New York original, which was made famous by Sex and the City, Chicago’s Sushi Samba Rio is now part of a small chain (other... Read More

For an affordable breakfast in Andersonville, locals head to this authentic Swedish diner best known for its traditional pancakes with lingonberries.... Read More

Once a personal chef to Oprah Winfrey, chef Art Smith opened his Table Fifty-Two inside the historic 19th century carriage house of the Biggs Mansion.... Read More

Located in Bucktown, Takashi is a favorite with locals for its unique American-French cuisine with a Japanese flair. Inside, exposed brick is painted... Read More

Bringing the freshest fish to Lincoln Square, Tank has quickly become the neighborhood’s go-to place for sushi. Sleek black furniture fills the... Read More

Marked by a burgundy awning and neon beer signs on the outside, this Irving Park eatery specializes in Mexican fare from the southern state of Oaxaca.... Read More

Quite simply, this is a classic diner in all its glory. Picture thick slabs of raisin studded French toast, frisbee-sized pancakes, and massive bowls of... Read More

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