Sports fans can take advantage of this spot's many TVs and tableside taps dispensing beer –the solid craft beer list emphasizes Midwestern brews – but anyone can appreciate the eclectic menu, which mixes sushi, tacos, burgers and pot roasts. Plus, the two patio fireplaces help extend al fresco season and there's an outdoor bar so you can get another round without leaving the sun.
Best known for the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel and Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, Illinois's restaurant scene is dominated by big chains meant to please business travelers and suburban families alike. But don't let that phase you. This Midwestern suburb also offfers some standout, family-owned spots serving up everything from hearty burgers and fried oysters to Italian comfort food. Plus, its status as one of Chicago's biggest suburbs has made it an ideal testing ground for small operators looking to expand their reach. So, consider this your guide to the best restaurants in Schaumburg – that is, if you're looking for something a bit more memorable, and only slightly off the beaten path.
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