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

Your Chicago Restaurant Week 2019 cheat sheet
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Your Chicago Restaurant Week 2019 cheat sheet

We sifted through the menus and did the math for you. 

The 17 best downtown Chicago restaurants
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The 17 best downtown Chicago restaurants

Follow our guide to find a foodie's paradise in the city's epicenter.

The 15 most romantic restaurants in Chicago
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The 15 most romantic restaurants in Chicago

The most romantic restaurants in Chicago crank up the heat and set the mood for an intimate evening out.

The 13 best new restaurants in Chicago
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The 13 best new restaurants in Chicago

From a brilliant ice cream shop to a buzzy rooftop restaurant to a secret speakeasy in River North, these are the 13 best new restaurants in Chicago.

17 Chinese restaurants that never let us down
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17 Chinese restaurants that never let us down

From Chinatown to Uptown, it's not hard to find authentic Chinese dishes in Chicago.

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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

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

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Bar Ramone
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Bar Ramone

This energetic little wine bar is a solid option for fascinating pours and shared bites, but uneven service hinders the experience.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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Le Sud
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Le Sud

Like good-fitting denim and a red lip, Le Sud walks the line of elegance and ease, with craveable Provencal-inspired dishes matched by classic sips with a twist.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods
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Ina Mae Tavern & Packaged Goods

Chef Brian Jupiter’s masterful seafood anchors the New Orleans-style cooking at this easygoing Wicker Park barstaurant.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Pretty Cool Ice Cream
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Pretty Cool Ice Cream

The frozen treats at this enchanting Logan Square ice cream shop brim with childhood tastes masterfully augmented by one of Chicago’s best pastry chefs.

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

Best pizza in Chicago
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Best pizza in Chicago

Deep dish isn't the only pizza Chicago does well

Chicago's top brunch restaurants
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Chicago's top brunch restaurants

If there's one thing we take seriously here, it's brunch

Must-try Italian restaurants in Chicago for pizza, pasta and more
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Must-try Italian restaurants in Chicago for pizza, pasta and more

Chicago's Italian food scene is wonderfully diverse

The best desserts in Chicago
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The best desserts in Chicago

Pastry chefs are going above and beyond

Best fine dining restaurants in Chicago
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Best fine dining restaurants in Chicago

Perfect for pay day

How to eat cheap in Chicago
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How to eat cheap in Chicago

Chicago is a world-class dining city, but that doesn't mean eating out at restaurants has to cost a fortune

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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

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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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