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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Burger Restaurant
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“Cast your vote on what many have declared the best burger in town at Au Cheval. ”
  • 170 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Delicious, American fare in hip environment. Chef Stephanie Izzard is famous for winning Bravo's Top Chef.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Diner
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“Great traditional diner with in an in-and-out coffee/pastry service attached.”
  • 60 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Unique space in a victorian reformed meat packing plant. Doubles and Sawada coffee during the daytime. A terrific neighborhood to explore. West Loop. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Make a reservation and venture to the Fulton Market neighborhood if you like beer, pork, and oysters, as that's what they serve at the Publican.”
  • 53 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“If you eat at one restaurant in Chicago - it's this one. This is the restaurant that convinced us to move from California to Chicago. Protip - Get the dates!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Probably one of the most unique cocktail experiences you can have in Chicago. Their menu changes often and nothing on the menu will fail to meet or exceed expectations. From the simple to the scientific, this is a must for anyone into craft cocktails.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“One of the best pizza's in Chicago. If you can't get a table there just take your favorite pizza to go. Delicious!”
  • 43 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Whatever you order as your entrée, make sure to put in an order for a side of green beans and a side of lentils. Note: if butter is not your idea of a good time, then stick to the craft cocktails!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Right across the street from its sibling fine-dining restaurant, Publican, PQM has excellent (seasonal) sandwiches, a deli counter, pastries, and a huge wall of sauces and beverages for you to take out or dine in with. Great lunch spot!”
  • 36 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great bar/pub vibe, classic American cuisine. Patio with stylish lighting during the summer.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Great pizza and the best hummus plate I've ever had! Also, a pretty lively bar scene AND build your own Bloody Mary's during Brunch. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Inviting biker style bar with a massive whiskey selection, good specials, and one of the best brunches in the city! Also a great spot to grab a drink after a Bulls or Hawks game”
  • 35 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Modern Italian food in a classy environment. Well cultivated wine list. Comfortable patio space in the summer.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bistro
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“RM Champagne is such a neat spot...perhaps the most romantic bar in the entire city. The dim lighting, candles, and French inspired decorations really make it unforgettable. The outside patio area is also beautiful. It is nice to sit outside on a summer night. The outside area closes at midnight on Saturday but you can head inside and stay until 2am. I have tried several different champagnes and have never been disappointed, they are always excellent. The bartenders are friendly. If you like strong drinks, definitely try my favorite drink called the Great Scott, which is their take on the classic Old Fashioned. Also, 5-8pm on Tuesdays, oysters are just $1.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“I'm in love with this place. One of my most favorite restaurants ever. Sea bass, some sort of Greek fried cheese of some kind, and fried octopus (don't knock it till' you try it...believe me I was scared then loved it) was what I had last time.”
  • 28 locals recommend