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Restaurants in West Loop

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these West Loop restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best West 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 West 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 West Loop restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in West Loop.

  • Butter, Chicago

  • Carnivale

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A vision of restaurateur Jerry Kleiner, this Near West Side favorite aims to provide a carnival experience. From the restaurant’s high ceiling, a l... More
  • Coalfire Pizza

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Americanizing Neapolitan-style pizza, Coalfire, as the name suggests, cooks their pies in an 800-degree oven heated by coal instead of the traditio... More
  • De Cero

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Translating to “from scratch,” De Cero lives up to its name by offering dishes crafted entirely with homemade ingredients, from fresh crema (cream)... More
  • Moto

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Food and science converge at Moto, a “molecular tasting room” set among the warehouses of Fulton Market. Practicing the art of molecular gastronomy... More
  • N9NE

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    While seated on plush, dark brown banquettes, surrounded by a floor-to-ceiling water wall, mirrored columns, and color-changing neon lights, patron... More
  • The Publican

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Long before The Publican served the first sweetbread schnitzel and hay-smoked “ham chop” from a menu that reads like a map of boutique American far... More
  • Wishbone

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Just steps away from Oprah’s Harpo Studios, the unfussy Wishbone is a favorite among staffers for southern-inspired fare that tends toward the ligh... More

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