Abigail’s American Bistro offers expertly prepared The cuisine is unique and approachable. American favorites from short ribs and flat iron steak to perfectly prepared fish in a cozy and comforting environment. The food is delicious and the service is excellent. Incredible bar menu as well.
Ada Street offers a seasonal menu of eclectic dishes and a memorable mix of amazing cocktails. The vibe is electric and the service is excellent. The entrance is a little unusual and hard to find, but consider it an adventure well worth the trip!
Head Chef John Anders marries wine with food at this Wheaton restaurant.
Atwood Cafe serves all-American comfort foods and cafe cuisine prepared in a traditional style. Specialties include a pot pie with a flaky buttermilk crust and a maple-glazed grilled pork chop. Pre-theater diners will enjoy the cafe's proximity to the Shubert Theatre, Cadillac Palace and Oriental Theatre.
Bad Apple offers a contemporary American menu. You’ll find a wide selection of perfectly prepared burgers, pub sandwiches, and several unique vegetarian options. They have a huge craft beer selection and the knowledgeable staff will help you find something you like. The atmosphere is alive and eclectic.
Bang Bang Pie is committed to continuing Midwestern cooking traditions with pies and biscuits. It prides itself on hospitality, decadence and café life.
Batter & Berries is all about breakfast and brunch! Enjoy 62 different varieties of French toast, homemade sausages, chicken & waffles as well as wraps made with all fresh ingredients. The cozy atmosphere is bright and friendly and the service is welcoming and excellent. BYOB.
Beatrix offers a menu of American favorites with in a vibrant, high-energy atmosphere. There is an incredible selection of salads and dishes with a healthy twist to try, including a few amazing must-have desserts.
It’s a fast food joint with a gourmet twist! BIG & Little’s offers the seafood fast-food eater some unique and delicious options. Their shrimp and seafood po’ boys and fish tacos get rave reviews. Of course, you can always get a mountain-sized hamburger along with a side some truffle fries.
Billy Sunday offers an adventurous beverage and cocktail program, as well as an eclectic menu of food items from entrées to small plates and snacks. The atmosphere is classy and the servers are friendly and knowledgeable.
Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, BJ's Market and Bakery delivers southern style eating for the entire family. Since their opening in 1997, they have provided an upscale atmosphere, comfort food, and great customer service.
The Blossom Cafe serves a wide array of American dishes and cocktails in a modern space.
Boka is a welcome departure from the typical Lincoln Park neighborhood joint, offering an ambitious menu created by executive chef Giuseppe Tentori (ex Charlie Trotter's).
The atmosphere of this contemporary Wicker Park breakfast joint will draw you back as a regular.
Incredible burgers are on the menu at BRGRBELLY (previously Leadbelly). Fresh meats are ground daily, bread is fresh-baked, and the fries are hand-cut. The burgers are made with a unique selection of toppings and ingredients. Enjoy a rock n' roll ambiance and a craft beer as your burger is cooked to order.
The Bristol has a gastropub atmosphere with an impressive cocktail and beer menu. They approach their food with a nose-to-tail mindset.
Pan pizza is the star at this out-of-the-way, neighborhood pizza joint. Plan your visit by ordering a day or two in advance and keep an open mind about the service - pizza lovers say the pizza is worth it! Seasonal beers are on tap. Not known for a fancy decor, the eclectic decor in the small space has its own special charm.
Carnivale's authentic, soulful cusine allows you to explore the dishes of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Columbia, Peru, Argentina, El Salvador and Mexico as often prepared in simple kitchens over Latin America by abuelitas (grandmothers). The kaleidoscope of bright colors, salsa music, and playful decor ignites the sense of being in a Latin house party, all in a unique Kleineresque setting.
Whether you’re looking for breakfast, pastries, lunch, or a pre-fixe BYOB dinner, Cellar Door Provisions is the place to be. With the menu changing weekly, they strive to make food that touches the soul.
The hype is right - the best burger around! Go in, sit down, have a drink, relax, and eat a classy char-burger.
The perfect juxtaposition of lighthearted attitude and intense flavor in an atmosphere that proves fine dining doesn't have to be uptight.
The Chew Chew offers an ever changing seasonal Contemporary American menu. The restaurant is cozy and has a comfortable, romantic charm.
At the Chop House the owners are always present as is a live pianist, giving the restaurant a warm atmosphere. More than 1400 historical photos tell the tale of old Chicago when meat-packers, politicians and gangsters vied for control. An awe-inspiring 64-oz porterhouse, 16 and 24-oz New York Strips and 24-oz prime rib are all served charred and bursting with prime-aged flavor.
A truly unique spot in the city, Chicago Magic Lounge offers a revival of the Chicago magic nightclub scene of old, complete a full bar, and menu of small bites.