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Your ultimate guide to restaurants

The best restaurants and cafés in the city, from casual to smart dining

The 15 best rooftop restaurants for alfresco dining
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The 15 best rooftop restaurants for alfresco dining

Where the views are just as good as the food.

The 15 best Chicago hot dog restaurants
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The 15 best Chicago hot dog restaurants

Hold the ketchup! 

The 15 best new restaurants in Chicago
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The 15 best new restaurants in Chicago

An answer to the eternal question: Where should we eat? 

The 24 best burgers in Chicago
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The 24 best burgers in Chicago

Sink your teeth into these stacked patties. 

Get your deep dish fix at these 12 Chicago restaurants
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Get your deep dish fix at these 12 Chicago restaurants

Chicago’s signature approach to pizza is unapologetically excessive.

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Koval Distiller

Koval Distiller

Tour the distillery and taste Koval's organic whiskey and liquers for just $16

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Beatrix
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Beatrix

Make reservations at this American restaurant in River North today 

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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Emporium Arcade Bar

Emporium Arcade Bar

Spend $11 and get two well drinks and $10 in tokens when you book with Time Out

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avec
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avec

You must order the bacon-wrapped dates at this Mediterranean eatery

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

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Finom Coffee
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Finom Coffee

This delightful Irving Park café avenges the sad, cellophane-strangled coffee-shop sandwich with Hungarian small plates alongside high-grade coffees and tea.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Kumiko

Kumiko

Julia Momose’s elegant West Loop bar pairs Japanese omakase with bespoke cocktails—and the results are sublime.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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Young American
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Young American

This edgy Logan Square barstaurant spotlights buzzy dishes and drinks, like CBD-infused cocktails and Instagram-famous Goth Bread.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Virtue
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Virtue

Erick Williams’ ambitious solo venture captures the depth and scope of Southern cooking with soul-satisfying results.

Time Out says
5 out of 5 stars
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The best restaurants in Chicago

The 17 tastiest cheap eats in Chicago
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The 17 tastiest cheap eats in Chicago

Sink your teeth into these awesomely inexpensive culinary delights.

The 16 best pizza joints in Chicago
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The 16 best pizza joints in Chicago

Trying them all is a rite of passge that should top your list bucket list of things to do in Chicago.

The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago
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The 31 best brunch restaurants in Chicago

The best brunches in Chicago are two things: a chance to replenish and a mandatory social experience.

The 24 best burgers in Chicago
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The 24 best burgers in Chicago

We've got classic diner patties and loaded stacks on deck. 

Splurge on the best fine dining experiences in Chicago
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Splurge on the best fine dining experiences in Chicago

Chicago is a relaxed town, and that attitude extends to the fine dining scene.

Amazing vegetarian restaurants in Chicago
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Amazing vegetarian restaurants in Chicago

From seitan to vegan brunches, these are the best vegetarian restaurants in Chicago.

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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria | Chicago, IL
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Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria | Chicago, IL

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5 out of 5 stars
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Carnitas Uruapan
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Carnitas Uruapan

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5 out of 5 stars
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Chicago's Pizza
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Chicago's Pizza

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5 out of 5 stars
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Hot "G" Dog
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Hot "G" Dog

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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Pizzeria Uno
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Pizzeria Uno

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3 out of 5 stars
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Bar Cargo
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Bar Cargo

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5 out of 5 stars
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