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Your ultimate guide to restaurants
The best restaurants and cafés in the city, from casual to smart dining
The best restaurants in Chicago come in all shapes and sizes, from pizza joints and Michelin-starred heavyweights to some of the best cheap eats this city has to offer.
Some of the best restaurants in Chicago will bring the feast straight to your doorstep thanks to the modern convenience of delivery service.
Take a look at the Chicago eateries that earned Michelin stars for 2020.
Put down the folk and knife and prepare to get your hands dirty with the best pizza in Chicago.
The best part? Everything on this list rings up at $10 or less.
The annual food festival is heading indoors this year.
Crowded scenes at businesses throughout the city prompted Mayor Lightfoot to threaten owners with shutdowns.
Baye's Little Bakery specializes in hummingbird cake, cobbler and fried hand pies.
As this West Loop favorite shutters, Heisler Hospitality expands Pizza Lobo to Logan Square.
Finally, a West Loop hotspot that doesn’t break the bank. Chef Paul Virant’s thoughtful take on okonomiyaki is complexly flavored and wholly satisfying.
Carlos Gáytan’s ambitious comeback restaurant channels his roots in Huitzuco, Mexico, with bold, heartfelt and unfailingly delicious results.
This pan-Mediterranean tapas spot in Logan Square aims to please with an array of dishes from land and sea—and it mostly succeeds.
Serving mouth-watering pastries and wholesome, scratch-made sandwiches, Butterdough is the neighborhood bakery that every community deserves.
If you're craving gnocchi, arancini, meatballs and tiramisu, you’ve come to the right place.
These spots crank up the heat and set the mood for an intimate evening out.
Trying them all is a rite of passge that should top your list bucket list of things to do in Chicago.
Chicago is a relaxed town, and that attitude extends to the fine dining scene.
From seitan to vegan brunches, these are the best vegetarian restaurants in Chicago.
The best brunches in Chicago are two things: a chance to replenish and a mandatory social experience.
There's no denying that the hot dog is a major food group in Chicago.
Chicago’s signature approach to pizza is unapologetically excessive.
It's a rite of passage for locals and out-of-towners alike.
If you haven’t already guessed, we like to indulge.
The best burgers in Chicago are messy and piled high with indulgent toppings.
Chicago may not be one of the major barbecue regions, but we have a style all our own.=
Wet-Naps at the ready!
Whether you prefer a plump filet mignon or a thick-cut porterhouse , there's something on this list for every carnivor.
Chicago has more great options than you'd expect in a city so far from the ocean.
For when you're searching for a legit dim sum brunch or you've got a hankering for char siu.
When the weekend rolls around, the best dim sum restaurants in Chicago buzz with energy.
Take a sensory journey through Thailand with staples like green papaya salad and pandan-wrapped chicken.
Hand-pulled noodles, slabs of tender pork belly, molten eggs, mouth-tingling chiles and deeply savory broth.
Whether you're looking for maki, yakitori or ramen, Chicago restaurants are bringing their A-game.
Your search should start in Pilsen and Little Village, where many of the top Mexican restaurants established themselves decades ago.
We like 'em swaddled in warm, handmade tortillas and filled with all the good stuff.
Some of the best restaurants in Pilsen specialize in authentic Mexican fare, including carnitas, tamales and tacos.
An undeniably refreshing drink whether it's Cinco de Mayo or any old Friday night.
Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but when the weekend rolls around, it's all about brunch.
The best breakfast in Chicago is round, dipped in frosting and showered in rainbow-colored sprinkles.
The only thing that makes getting out of bed enjoyable is the best breakfast in Chicago.
Rise and shine, Chicago!
The beautiful thing about the best diners in Chicago is that they can be enjoyed at any time of the day.
Gelato, frosty Italian ice, fancy-ass popsicles and sky-high cones of hand-spun custard.
Give your sweet tooth what it wants.
Make any meal feel like a celebration with a towering slice of layered cake or a handful of candy-colored meringues.
You don't have to go far to satisfy your sweet tooth in this city.
There's nothing more classic than a slice of pie.
Tour the distillery and taste Koval's organic whiskey and liquers for just $16
Make reservations at this American restaurant in River North today
Spend $11 and get two well drinks and $10 in tokens when you book with Time Out
You must order the bacon-wrapped dates at this Mediterranean eatery