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

If you're like us and can't resist a great Bloody Mary, you're probably going out to brunch all the time. Whether you're battling a hangover or just crave cup after cup of coffee and crazy French toasts, it's a meal that almost always manages to get you through the day. Thankfully, Chicago restaurant do brunch damn well, offering dishes that are sure to perk you up, no matter when you manage to roll out of bed. If you're planning a weekend brunch in Chicago, check out some of our go-tos. RECOMMENDED: Full guide to brunch in Chicago

Check out Chicago's most authentic and original Mexican food
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Check out Chicago's most authentic and original Mexican food

We decided to check out the best—and most authentic—Mexican food in Chicago, dish by delicious dish.

The best food halls in Chicago
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The best food halls in Chicago

When you can't decide on pizza or ramen, head to these Chicago food halls for a taste of everything.

Our guide to outdoor dining in Chicago
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Our guide to outdoor dining in Chicago

It's finally warm, Chicago. Check out our guide to the best outdoor dining in the city.

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The Metropolitan Club Chicago

The Metropolitan Club Chicago

For $89, two can savor a three-course dinner at this exclusive club.

Jamaican Jerk Palace

Jamaican Jerk Palace

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BomPlenazo Fest

BomPlenazo Fest

Get a 1-Day regular pass for only $7 to BomPlenazo Fest

Wingout Chicago Festival

Wingout Chicago Festival

Delicious chicken wings and ice-cold beer. What could be a better combination?

Latest restaurant reviews

Bad Hunter
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Bad Hunter

Chicago warms up to vegetables at Heisler Hospitality’s Randolph Street restaurant.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Ronero
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Ronero

In a restaurant-heavy neighborhood like West Loop, you’ll need more than a pretty facade to make it.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 2 out of 5 stars
Smyth
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Smyth

The fine-dining sister to the Loyalist brings a comforting taste of Virginia to the West Loop.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Kitsune
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Kitsune

Elizabeth’s Iliana Regan is at it again, this time with Midwestern-driven Japanese dishes.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
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The best restaurants in Chicago

Chicago hot dog guide
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Chicago hot dog guide

Where to find the best Chicago hot dogs, the definition of a real Chicago dog and more odes to the iconic encased meat

Best pizza in Chicago
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Best pizza in Chicago

Deep dish isn't the only pizza Chicago does well

Top 20 brunch restaurants
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Top 20 brunch restaurants

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

Best Indian restaurants in Chicago
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Best Indian restaurants in Chicago

When you're jonesing for spicy curries or flaky parathas, head to a top Indian restaurant

Cheap eats guide to Chicago
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Cheap eats guide to Chicago

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

Best Korean restaurants in Chicago
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Best Korean restaurants in Chicago

From great Korean-style fried chicken wings to charcoal-fueled barbecue and kimchi-topped burgers, this city has a great selection of Korean eats

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