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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“Hip Southwestern dining, bar & brunch in a funky, brick-lined room with art, mirrors & ductwork.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Bar
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“Game, oysters & tap brews are served in a stylish lodge space with TVs, a fireplace & a beer garden.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“Such a chill fun laid back bar & great brunch and cocktails! Its really close to us!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Located right outside our door (at Chicago and Milwaukee), this place has delicious breakfast food!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Small, casual Japanese BYOB spot with house music & Japanese animation projected on the wall. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“If you are in the mood for a fantastic burger, great craft beers and even a boozy milkshake - this is the place for you! And you can get there in 20 minutes on the red line and walking less than 1/2 mile.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“One of my favorite spots in the city. This is a BYOB Cuban restaurant. It is a hidden gem.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“upscale, japanese/french fusion, great example of unique Chicago dining, expensive but definitely delicious ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Tex-Mex chain serving mesquite-grilled fare & margarita-sangria swirls in a hacienda-style space”
  • 10 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
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“Everything we have eaten at Bar Biscay is fresh and super delicious. Excellent service. Wine bottle is 50% off on Tuesdays. Happy hour specials include wine and appetizers.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“It's great for a casual night at the bar, but you can catch a great concert here as well; weeknight trivia too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious small plates. On the pricey side, it offers super interesting meals with a latin twist. BYOB!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Goose Island's Chicago Brewpub located in Clybourn and Wrigleyville, serving up tasty food and delicious Goose Island beer. Clybourn Brewpub brews award winning ales&lagers since '88. Tours available.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great brick oven pizza (not Chicago style). Great wine selection. Always have good specials. Walking distance, easy to get in. Quiet and easy to have a conversation in! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Get the tasting menu ($80 a pop). Get there early if you can't snag a reservation; they can usually fit you in.”
  • 4 locals recommend