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Restaurants in The Loop

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these The Loop restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best The Loop restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in The Loop to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best The Loop restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in The Loop.

  • Aria, Chicago

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    In the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park's signature restaurant, the evocative design incorporates mahogany walls, red and orange linens, clean-lin... More
  • Everest

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange, Everest is known for its French cuisine, award-winning wine list, and views of the city. A... More
  • Frontera Fresco, Chicago

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Inspired by the street vendors of Mexico, chef Rick Bayless developed Frontera Fresco, a casual restaurant located on the seventh floor of Macy’s. ... More
  • Lockwood Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Golden sconces, crisp white linens, and dark wood furniture create a romantic setting for pre-theater patrons at this upscale restaurant in the Pal... More
  • Marche

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Noodles, Chicago

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    With a book like Takashi's Noodles under his belt, it makes sense to assume that chef Takashi Yagihashi knows his way around a noodle, whether its ... More
  • Red Light

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Sixteen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    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... More
  • The Gage

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A stone's throw from Millennium Park, the Gage is a gastropub specializing in faithful but wholly unique reinterpretations of comfort food and clas... More

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