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Girl & the Goat
Contemporary American | West Loop
815 reviews

"Top Chef" Season 4 winner, Stephanie Izard is chef / owner of this new restaurant in the west loop. The menu will consist of 30 items, separated in the categories of vegetable, fish, and meat, with all items meant to be shared.

GT Fish and Oyster
Seafood | River North Chicago
486 reviews

Brought to you by Boka Restaurant Group, GT Fish & Oyster is an oyster bar and seafood-centric eatery named after chef/partner Giuseppe Tentori. Recently named the most anticipated opening of 2011 by Chicago Social Magazine, GT offers both traditional seafood dishes, such as clam chowder, lobster rolls, and fish and chips and modern classics such as stuffed squid with chorizo and saffron rice.

Tanta
Peruvian | River North Chicago
397 reviews

Tanta is dedicated to sharing the flavors and culture of Peru with Chicago, serving authentic Peruvian dishes and beverages in an approachable, fun and casual downtown setting. We provide service that is casual yet knowledgeable, genuine and attentive, utilizing locally sourced products and vendors that are sensitive to sustainable farming and fishing.

Tanta has two Chef’s Tables that each seat up to 8 people. These tables are located in our main dining room in between our open kitchen and ceviche bar which allows you and your guests to experience our chefs creating Peruvian cuisine while you dine.

The menu, created by Acurio and Tanta Chicago Chef Jesus Delgado, takes diners on a voyage through Peru via its food. From the Pacific Ocean, through the Andes, to the desert, to the Amazon, Tanta celebrates the diverse landscape and ethnicities that make up Peru’s culture.

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba
Tapas / Small Plates | Lincoln Park
478 reviews

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!, Chicago's first Spanish restaurant, serves authentic Spanish cuisine. Featuring award-winning sangria, tapas & pintxos (the famous small dishes of Spain) and paella (a traditional Valencian rice dish) offers savory and colorful combinations of vegetables, cheeses, meats and seafood. Escape to Spain and experience inspired service while dining in the all-season patio and warm, hip ambiance enhanced by lively music. Monthly special events, cooking classes and catering for private parties of all sizes complete the offerings.

Rain or shine, summer or winter, dine in the all-season patio featuring a sliding glass roof that opens during the city’s warmer months.

Cafe Ba Ba Reeba! is owned by Chef Gabino Sotelino and Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.

Quartino
Italian | River North Chicago
555 reviews

Quartino, an urban Italian restaurant and wine bar, is the creation of Hugo Ralli, Steve Lombardo (owners of Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House, LUXBAR) and Exec Chef / Partner John Coletta. Quartino combines the best of Italy’s osteria and enoteca to offer an authentic everyday Italian food and wine experience. “Where wine is cheaper than water” Throughout Europe, in bistro after osteria after enoteca, fresh local wines of high quality and unique characteristics are priced as a less expensive alternative to bottled water. Reservation requests for patio seating are not accepted. Patio seating is first come, first serve.

Sable Kitchen & Bar
American | River North Chicago
248 reviews

As a gastro-lounge, Sable Kitchen & Bar will do for hand-crafted cocktails, spirits and wine what the gastro-pub has done for beer: pairing seasonally-inspired cuisine with an artfully designed cocktail, spirits and wine program. Sable’s menu fuses traditional cooking techniques with a modern flair that seeks to highlight the harmony between cocktails, spirits, wine and cuisine. The bar menu will focus on snacks, medium sized plates and brick oven flatbreads while the dinner menu combines small, medium and large plates to encourage sampling and sharing. With a commitment to working with independent Midwest farmers and purveyors, the menu will draw inspiration from local and organic ingredients—everything from seasonal produce to free-range meats and sustainable seafood. A sleek and sexy space, Sable is a refreshing update on the glamour of the 1940’s, as old Hollywood charm mingles effortlessly with modern industrial touches and classic Chicago warmth.

Mercat a La Planxa
Spanish | South Loop
249 reviews

Mercat a La Planxa features an extraordinary selection of tapas dishes from cut-to-order charcuterie and cheeses to fresh seafood, steaks and chops, all inspired by Spain's Catalan region. The impressive menu includes an emphasis on meats and seafood served 'a la planxa' or grilled-to-order. At the bar enjoy a tempting array of seasonally inspired sangrias, Spanish-styled cocktails, an extensive collection of Spanish cavas and our carefully selected wine list featuring 40 Spanish wines available by the bottle or by the glass.

Private dining is available in our upstairs space, La Veranda, overlooking the entire main dining room.

Carnivale
Latin / Spanish | West Loop
528 reviews

Carnivale is a reflection of Latin culture and community, as passionate as the people themselves. The soulful cuisine allows you to explore the dishes of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, El Salvador, and Mexico. The kaleidoscope of colors, music and playful décor ignites the sense of being in a Latin house party. Executive Chef Rodolfo Cuadros supports the Green City Market and uses as many local, sustainable ingredients as possible out of concern for the environment and community. Carnivale is the perfect location for your lunch, dinner, birthday, anniversary, wedding or corporate event. Carnivale has hosted exciting events such as Oprah’s “Color Purple” release party, the “Batman: The Dark Night Returns” wrap party and a private event with John Legend. Carnivale is located in Chicago’s West Loop, just off the expressway and close to downtown. It's also a quick CTA ride from Michigan Ave, Navy Pier or the Art Institute of Chicago.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Chicago
Brazilian Steakhouse | Downtown Chicago
150 reviews

Fogo de Chão® (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service. We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.

Meson Sabika
Spanish | Naperville
389 reviews

Meson Sabika is an award-winning Spanish Tapas restaurant that has resided in an 1847 Georgian mansion since 1990. It goes without question, that the restaurant offers an unmatched dining experience. Guests can dine indoors and enjoy the grace and charm reminiscent of a European Villa or can choose to sit outdoors on the terrace while enjoying the ultimate alfresco experience underneath 150-year-old oak trees which cover the estate.

Guests will find that each item on the menu offers a taste of Spain. Whether it’s enjoying hot and cold tapas, sangria, an entree or a vintage wine – there’s always a pleasant combination of exceptional food, friendly service, and unique atmosphere where family and friendship can live life in celebration.

Tavernita
American | River North Chicago
198 reviews

Tavernita, located in the popular River North neighborhood at the corner of Erie and LaSalle Streets, offers a mix of American dishes, using influences from France, Italy and Spain, and an innovative beverage program showcasing creative selections from around the world. Designed to encourage sampling and sharing, the menu has something for every taste.
Presenting lively atmosphere with a rustic feel, guests can relax in a warm, inviting environment ideal for socialization while experiencing a tailored dining experience – whether it’s a casual meal with friends or an exciting night on the town.

City Winery - Chicago
Wine Bar | West Loop
29 reviews

City Winery is the second of its kind, following the New York City flagship’s model: It’s a functioning winery, a top-notch music venue, and a full-service restaurant, all housed in a massive 33,000-square-foot facility in the West Loop.

The wines are exceptional: Grapes are imported from renowned regions around the country, then crushed and aged on site. Wines are poured by the glass or bottle, with many available on tap.

The dinner menu features Mediterranean-inspired small plates designed to complement the extensive wine list. Burrata, Arancini, Flatbreads, Sliders and hearty meat dishes are varied enough to please a diverse crowd over a few rounds of wine. Servers are happy to point you toward their favorite bites and paired wines, and with the evening’s concert displayed on flatscreens and projected at a comfortable volume, dinner at City Winery means there’s always something fun to experience.

Davanti Enoteca- Taylor Street
Italian | Little Italy Chicago
165 reviews

With rustic exposed brick walls, re-purposed farm wood and communal tables, Davanti Enoteca takes its cues from the small villages of Italy. Diners enjoy authentic Italian dishes they would find in the Italian countryside, but with a contemporary, creative twist.The start diners may choose from the selection of formaggi and salumi which is designed for guests to create their own boards by choosing from unique options. Instant classics include the boards that are presented to the table. The Foccacia de Recco is a flaky Ligurian style foccacia, baked and stuffed with creamy melted crescenza cheese and served with honeycomb to spread on the warm pastry. Buttery marscapone polenta is ladled on a wooden board and served with ragu of the day.

Libertad
Latin American | Skokie
240 reviews

Libertad is a casual, chef-driven neighborhood restaurant featuring Latin American inspired cuisine.



Executive Chef Armando Gonzalez, whose experience includes Chicago"s most notable restaurants, pairs bold and exciting flavors for a seasonal menu of small plates ideal for sharing and experiencing the diverse mosaic of the countries that make up Latin America.



Noted mixologist Adam Seger has put together a fun and creative cocktail menu while Sommelier Shebnem Ince compiled a succinct wine list that complements the menu with by the glass and bottle selections.



You'll quickly find that Libertad personifies the true neighborhood restaurant - a place you want and can dine at all the time because it's welcoming, relaxing and offers a menu so good it's hard to choose. The answer to that dilemma? Visit often.

Maya Del Sol
Latin American | Oak Park
105 reviews

Please call the restaurant directly if it you are having any trouble making a particular reservation. We only reserve about 50% of our available seats to accommodate walk-ins so chances are, if you do not see your preferred time or size of party here, we can accommodate you if you call us directly.

Come and experience the flavors and tastes of some of the world’s most vibrant and lively countries. Our menu includes recipes and dishes from a wide range of Latin America including Mexico, Central and South America, and Cuba.

Please note, in order to accommodate all of our guests who are waiting to be seated, we are only able to seat your party once everyone in the party has arrived.

Nacional 27
Latin American | River North Chicago
135 reviews

Eat. Drink. Dance. Celebrating 10 Years as Chicago's original Modern Latin Restaurant featuring a fusion of flavors from 27 nations and islands from Central and South America and award-winning cocktails. Dancing from 11pm - 2am on Fridays and 11pm - 3am on Saturdays.





Check out n27chicago.com for our action-packed schedule of salsa lessons, live bands and nightly happenings!
PLEASE NOTE: Reservations on Friday & Saturdays at 11:00pm are available for bottle service. Please refer to the restaurant’s website for the full menu. Late night menu is available until midnight, with dancing going to 2:00am on Fridays & 3:00am on Saturdays.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Rosemont
Brazilian Steakhouse | Rosemont
117 reviews

Fogo de Chão® (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service.



We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.

Mago Grill & Cantina - South Barrington
Mexican | South Barrington
149 reviews

Mago Grill is a modern twist on everyday dining featuring a delicious menu of authentic Mexican and Latin dishes created by chef Juan Luis Gonzalez. Open for lunch and dinner daily, 7 days a week. Family friendly dining, great for groups, too!

Havana
Cuban | River North Chicago
115 reviews

Located in the popular River North neighborhood of Chicago, Havana features a unique 1940s art-deco themed interior and large windows that showcase Clark Street. Along with the large variety of Cuban-American cuisine and specialty drinks, Havana also offers many delectable Cuban desserts and coffees to complement the perfect meal. Whether you're interested in trying the fresh Ceviche Mixto, or just want to share a night out with friends over our mouth-watering mojitos and live music, Havana is the perfect restaurant for you.

ARTango South American Bistro
South American | Lakeview Chicago
104 reviews

Artango Bistro is a voyage to South American flavors. A little Buenos Aires in Chicago, and Ravenswood’s hidden gem.
Artango has long been a place for Argentine culture, tango music and dancing. The artistic spirit is now present in cuisine. You will dive into a unique dining experience with sounds, sights and flavors that you won’t forget.
Looking for a hidden gem or a romantic night out in Chicago? Try the best mix of Argentine steak, Peruvian ceviches, or inspirations from the Patagonia region.
Diners will appreciate that Artango is BYOB.
During spring and summertime, enjoy the outside dining area on Ravenswood Avenue.
Enjoy a new kind of destination restaurant in Chicago with fresh, innovative food, a one-of-a-kind décor, and a space with rich history and love for culture.

SUSHISAMBA Chicago
South American | River North Chicago
102 reviews

Only at SUSHISAMBA will you find a unique blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, music and design. Hearty moquecas and colorful seviches are served alongside more inventive dishes, including Tuna Tataki and Wagyu Gyoza. Complementing the menu are signature cocktails made with exotic spirits such as shochu and cachaça and an acclaimed sake list, as well as wine, beer and champagne. Equal parts imagination and history, the SUSHISAMBA experience is truly unique.

Longitud315
Latin American | Highwood
153 reviews

Chef Tony will transport you to South America with a variety of dishes including "Del Mar Sampler - Ceviche," "Brazilian Style Center Cut Lamb Chops," "Peruvian Crab Cakes," "Parilla Gaucha," "Salmon a La Brazileira" and several other dishes that will put your taste buds to the test! Find out why our customers are enjoying so much our fusion of South American flavors!

Takito Kitchen
Mexican | Wicker Park
69 reviews

One of the "10 Hottest New Restaurants" in Chicago! -Zagat

"I ate nearly every item on [Takito's] easily navigable menu and I didn't have a single throwaway bite." -Mike Sula, renowned Chicago Reader food critic

Four out of four. -Redeye

Located at 2013 West Division in Wicker Park, Takito Kitchen features Mexican-inspired cuisine created by Executive Chef/Partner David Dworshak and a complementary beverage program. The menu features seasonal shared plates, ceviche, tacos and more with a focus on fresh ingredients and complex flavors, all tucked inside a homemade tortilla. The Takito drink program showcases margaritas and cocktails centered around various high-end tequilas and rum in addition to Latin beers and wines.

Aria
Contemporary American | Downtown Chicago
61 reviews

Aria is an award-winning restaurant in Chicago offering a wide selection of culinary creations. Our Executive Chef and his team are famous for their Superb selection regional American menu with an Asian flare, utilizing seasonal fresh and local ingredients, inspired by flavors and techniques found throughout the world, at aria you'll encounter a menu that transcends any one cultural tradition.... aria defies typical dining out, creating a distinctive and memorable experience

…aria bar and sushi club is a sensory experience set to a global soundtrack. relax, unwind & enjoy some fresh craft cocktails, sake & world renowned wine.

Mago Grill & Cantina - Arlington Heights
Mexican | Arlington Heights
111 reviews

A celebration of Mexico's heritage, Mago Grill & Cantina is the creation of award-winning Chef Juan Luis Gonzalez. It's original Mexican and Latin menu is comprised of authentic favorites including freshly smashed tableside guacamole, seafood ceviches, savory salsas, fresh salads, and main dishes of steak, chicken, pork and seafood including the chef's own Grandma Paula's family recipes with vegetarian and gluten-free friendly items. The full service bar caters to margarita and tequila connoisseurs. Open for lunch, dinner and cocktails daily, 7 days a week. Family friendly dining, great for groups, too!

Mago Grill & Cantina - Bolingbrook
Mexican | Bolingbrook
75 reviews

Mago Grill is a modern twist on everyday dining featuring a delicious menu of authentic Mexican and Latin dishes created by chef Juan Luis Gonzalez. Open for lunch and dinner daily, 7 days a week. Family friendly dining, great for groups, too!

Barbakoa
Latin / Spanish | Downers Grove
184 reviews

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Autre Monde
Mediterranean | Berwyn
146 reviews

Award winning, warm neighborhood restaurant with a European wine bar feel, farm to table sourcing & representing the flavors of Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Greece and Morocco. Bar features over 70 wines, 36 available by the glass, a great craft cocktail program and tasty brews. Now open for Brunch! Sunday 10-2 PM Late kitchen for Roosevelt Road music lovers on Fri & Sat. Decor is eclectic making use of re-purposed materials and green technology wherever possible.

Vermilion
Fusion / Eclectic | River North Chicago
121 reviews

A global unique melding of contemporary Indian and Latin American cuisines. Lauded by Chicago Tribune 3 stars, Time, FT, WSJ, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, Chicago, Bon Appetit, Esquire. Tapas, fusion entrees, regional Indian fare. Featuring marquis items by eight celebrity chefs for the James Beard Vermilion Women in Culinary scholarship and CFW program, as a woman led entity.

Heart of downtown Chicago, we offer a global wine list, artisan latin & signature cocktails (raves by Food & Wine, Wine Enthusiast), a fashionable lounge ideal for after-work. The perfect venue for social or corporate events with an eclectic twist to seafood, meats, tasting menus, and a custom vegetarian menu.

Our innovative cuisine includes tandoori skirt steak, lobster portuguese (#1 dish worldwide USA Today), chimichurri NY Strip, tamarind blackened ribs, seafood saffron paella, regional Indian fare, a custom vegetarian menu of over 20 options, & decadent desserts.

Emilio's Tapas - Hillside
Tapas / Small Plates | Hillside
105 reviews

Thank you for your interest in Emilio’s Tapas. Emilio’s Tapas is an authentic Spanish Tapas Bar Restaurant conveniently located in West Suburban Hillside. Spanish cuisine can best be described as a mix of French and Italian influences; tapas are small dishes ideal for appetizers or when ordered in rounds build a complete meal. Our menu consists of regional Spanish specialties, original dishes created by Emilio offered in both the dining room and bar for dinner daily. The restaurant is casual with spacious dining rooms and an energetic atmosphere accentuated by colorful Spanish murals, music and tiles.

Las Palmas Restaurant
Mexican | Wicker Park
52 reviews

Las Palmas is a family owned and operated business with strong ties to the city. From East Rogers Park to Wicker Park, we identify with the strain of this urban metropolis and feel a vested interest in providing a communal place for the essentials of human activities. Tucked into a tiny alcove in one of this city’s trendiest neighborhoods, Las Palmas remains one of Bucktown’s best-kept secrets. Upon entering the restaurant one’s senses are inundated with the vibrant colors of local and international artwork and the festive or melancholy sounds of live traditional music. Las Palmas serves spirited Mexican cuisine in a decidedly upscale, but refreshingly unpretentious environment. Chef Armando Gonzalez provides an exquisite selection of courses made from the freshest ingredients with solid roots in Mexican culinary heritage yet with a penchant for inventive whimsy.

Tapas Valencia
Spanish | South Loop
144 reviews

Sibling to the popular Meson Sabika in suburban Naperville, Tapas Valencia has moved to Chicago’s South Loop Area. It has brought along its #1 Spanish Restaurant ranking in the 2008/2009 Zagat survey. Guests are greeted by a high energy atmosphere with walls adorned in multi-colored mosaic artwork reminiscent of the art of the great Spanish artists Joan Miro and Antoni Gaudí. While dining, guests will find that each item on the menu offers a taste of Spain. Whether it is enjoying hot or cold tapas, an entrée or vintage wine- there is always a pleasant combination of exceptional food, friendly service and unique atmosphere where family and friendship can live life in celebration.

Moes Cantina
Mexican | River North Chicago
34 reviews

Moe's Cantina is a modern Mexican cantina -- Mexican fare with Spanish & South American flaire. The menu features small sharable plate choices such as skewers and tacos, plus more substantial fare like banana leaf-wrapped halibut with chipotle sauce and parrillada de carnes, with rib-eye, rib ends, skirt steak and bone-in chicken served on a tabletop grill. Moe's has quickly become famous for the sangrias and margaritas. So who is Moe? He's a friend of the family who developed quite a reputation for his culinary skills.

Las Tablas Colombian Steak House
Steakhouse | Lakeview Chicago
20 reviews

Originally founded over twenty years ago, Las Tablas is Chicago's premier Colombian restaurant. Our versatile and award-winning menu has something for all tastes, and our homemade sangria and other Latin cocktails are sure to delight your palate. Our signature house dish is the 'entraña' skirt steak, and was named 'Best Skirt Steak in the U.S.' by national food program 'America's Best Bites'. Try it alone or pair it with any number of choices including grilled chicken breast, grilled tiger shrimp, grilled pork loin, or several other choices. If you're feeling more adventurous and hungry, try our version of Colombia's national dish, the Bandeja Paisa (see photos). And for those not feeling so carnivorous, we also offer vegetarian options. We look forward to serving you, and showing you why Las Tablas is still Chicago's first choice for Colombian cuisine after more than two decades. Bienvenidos!

Emilio's Tapas - Sol Y Nieve
Tapas / Small Plates | Gold Coast Chicago
75 reviews

You'll be tempted by the tapas at this Streeterville eatery, from the team behind Emilio's (other location include Hillside). Its name means sun and snow, and the Spanish specialist serves a wide range of hot and cold choices, including grilled shrimp with garlic lemon butter sauce, baked goat cheese in tomato sauce, paella, among other fabulous tapas. The wine list features more than 60 choices, many available by the glass. The restaurant features colorful murals, tile mosaics and iron light fixtures. During summer time its patio is the perfect place to relax and enjoy great tapas and sangria.

Coobah
Latin / Spanish | Lakeview Chicago
59 reviews

Coobah has been serving an innovative blend of Latin and Asian cuisines since 2002. We feature a seasonal menu with one of a kind dishes, signature cocktails, distinctive wine and exemplary service. Our energetic and romantic ambiance is perfect for a group of friends or going out on a date. We also offer FREE parking for our guests behind the restaurant and a beautiful outdoor cafe during the warmer months.
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Nia Mediterranean
Mediterranean | West Loop
99 reviews

Mediterranean inspired small plates in the heart of "Restaurant Row" conveniently located in the West Loop on Randolph St. Extensive Mediterranean Wine List In Chicago's Most Romantic Restaurant. Where food is heart and soul.

Black Bull
Spanish | Wicker Park
50 reviews

BLACK BULL pays homage to the tapas and pintxos bars of Spain, full of warmth and vivacity, a meeting point for friends, where an unassuming entrance conceals a boisterous setting serving simple yet surprising food. At the heart of Black Bull is the custom of tapeo, a treasured Spanish custom of drinking and socializing, grazing on food, bouncing from one dish to another, always accompanied by a little wine, sangria or beer.

Macarena Tapas - St. Charles
Tapas / Small Plates | St. Charles
65 reviews

Macarena Tapas was opened by Executive Chef John Borras in 2007. Whith an emphasis on traditional yet creative Spanish tapas cuisine, the menu incorporates both classic favorites and original new dishes. Macarena has a contemporary flare, but encompasses a welcoming, traditional Spanish tapas atmosphere.

Kurah Mediterranean Tapas
Mediterranean | South Loop
68 reviews

Mediterranean tapas in the South Loop offers wonderful, traditional Mediterranean dishes as well as unique and exotic twists on staple Mediterranean dishes.

Blue Star Bistro & Wine Bar
Contemporary American | Wicker Park
56 reviews

Enjoy American Bistro cuisine perfectly matched with a variety of wines. We offer 30 wines by the glass as well as a nice bottle selection that pairs perfectly with our menu. (If you wish to bring a personal wine, please note there is a corkage fee.) Select from our small and large plates to fit your appetite. Patio seating is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Free parking is available, please call for details. 773.278.2233

Bulerias
Tapas / Small Plates | Lakeview Chicago
15 reviews

Bulerias Tapas Bar serves authentic Spanish food in Chicago.

Gallery Bar Chicago
Asian | River North Chicago
15 reviews

Gallery Bar features Wonton Ahi Nachos, Osaka Pizza & a very nice Taco Platter. The main attraction of the Gallery Bar menu is the Bonzai, which Head Chef Patrick Glatz describes as "Boutique street rolls inspired by the world's most popular street cuisine” All Bonzai feature a different protein, such as cured salmon, ahi tuna, carne asada, organic shrimp, organic chicken, tofu, or pork belly. We pair them with unique house-made slaws, fresh organic vegetables, fruits & drizzled with a combination of house-made sauces & wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla,rice paper,or roti bread. Over 1000 artists responded to our open call. 25 local artists were selected for exhibition at GB. Gallery Bar will also feature a rotating monthly exhibit by a featured artist/s, drawing inspiration from the energy of Andy Warhol's famous "Factory" in New York City. Along with a massive selection of beers(many craft & imports), wines, and liquors, Gallery Bar introduces Beer Cocktails as it's main focus.

Piccolo Mondo - Hyde Park
Italian | Hyde Park
40 reviews

Piccolo Mondo is an Italian restaurant located in Hyde Park's Historic Landmark Windermere House. Piccolo Mondo has been in the same location since 1985, located across from the Museum of Science and Industry and next to University of Chicago. Hyde Parkers and intellectuals of University of Chicago are long time patrons of the restaurant.

La Parrilla Colombian Steakhouse
Latin American | Portage Park
6 reviews

This family owned contemporary yet casual restaurant and bar offers authentic Colombian cuisine featuring char-broiled steaks, grilled chicken, and seafood served with authentic sides such as rice, beans, plantains, yuca, and potatoes. Start with the family's specialty empanadas, which have been regarded as the "Best in Chicago" and move right into the "Bandeja Paisa" a huge plate heaping with grilled steak, rice, egg, beans, pork rinds, Colombian sausage, avocado, and arepa (white corn bread). Traditional Colombian desserts are offered and the restaurant also features a full bar with signature drinks including the Mojito La Parrilla, Amaretto Passion, and Pina Coladas. La Parrilla Colombian Steakhouse also have "Jirafas de Cerveza" (beer tubes that are placed at your table in which you serve your own choice beer.) A high-tech flair has been added to the menus, which will have various QR codes that will link diners with smartphones to relevant content about Colombia.

Oliver's Cafe
Contemporary French / American | Bridgeport
Reviews coming soon

Welcome to Oliver's Café!

Our eclectic menu includes dishes such as our cinnamon-braised beef tenderloin, Chilean sea bass with roasted red pepper sauce, our signature dessert, the raisin egg roll with vanilla ice cream and daily specials carefully crafted by our own Chef Oliver. BYOB establishment with free corkage!

Chimichurri
Argentinean | Pilsen
1 review

Usually it's the beef that Argentina is known for, but at Chimichurri there is as much emphasis on the influential Italian immigrant population as there is on the Latin side. Of course everything comes with the namesake sauce, consisting of parsley, crushed red pepper, vinegar, olive oil and garlic. Empanadas are made throughout the day in four flavors: beef, chicken, spinach & cheese or ham & cheese.

Do not pass up a chance to try our homemade gelato. Flavors like dulce de leche, almond and quinoto with a touch of whisky, combine the best of Argentina with solid Italian gelato-making skills. They're rich in cream and very good in taste.

Cafe Marbella Tapas
Spanish | Jefferson Park
42 reviews

Cafe Marbella specializes in Basque and Catalonia"s Cuisine.Relocated from its former Peterson Avenue location, Cafe Marbella Settles in Gladstone Park (5527 N. Milwaukee Avenue) . The restaurant's Chef Virgilio Trujillo has cooked In some of the city's favorite spanish -style kitchens, including La Paella and Arco De Cuchilleros. Chef Trujillo has a wide selection of classic dishes like Gazpacho Andaluz, Gambas al Ajillo, Piquillos con Queso de Cabra and Tortilla Espanola. (BYOB restaurant)
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La Taberna Tapas on Halsted
Spanish | Little Italy Chicago
26 reviews

The chef team of Enrique Cortez (Olé Lounge) and Gustavo Castañeda (Zocalo) bring their modern interpretation of classic Spanish tapas to University Village. Savor the puff pastry empanadas filled with ground beef, raisins, queso fresco, chile ancho and topped with avocado mousse. For the heartier appetite, try the cedar plank grilled New York strip served with spicy patatas bravas and chimichurri sauce. La Taberna Tapas also offers specialty sangrias, creative cocktails and a fun and approachable wine list. Come enjoy the modern taste and atmosphere of La Taberna Tapas on Halsted.

D'Noche
Latin American | Logan Square
43 reviews

Serving up delicious and affordable Cuban, Mexican and South American specialties in a warm, rustic ambiance accompanied by spicy salsa music and Latin rock. Clean lines and dark wood flooring create a urban, trendy feeling accented by a huge fireplace!

Dinner entrees include ropa vieja platillo, braised pulled pork steak, or chuletas al pastor, marinated pork chops with caramelized onions and grilled pineapple. Add a signature Margarita or Mojito to take you on a Latin adventure.

Sabor A Cafe
Colombian | West Town Chicago
5 reviews

Welcome to our traditional authentic Colombian restaurant. We offer a variety of dishes and the convenience of a full bar. The atmosphere in our dining room will make you feel the warmth of the far away South American land right here in Chicago. We understand that our guests want more that the average dining experience that’s why we are committed to turn simple meals into celebrations that will make you come back for more. We look forward to serving you among our esteemed guests.

La Fonda Latino Grill
Latin / Spanish | Edgewater
9 reviews

La Fonda specializes in Colombian and Latin dishes. The restaurant has a full bar that"s ready to accommodate with a variety of drinks. Specials are available and they change daily. Moreover, the restaurant is decorated in a contemporary fashion, but with a Colombian theme, adding the more traditional flavor. La Fonda has an extensive list of entree options - along with quite a few specials. We also have famous margaritas which are shaken at the table and are delicious. One of our most famous appetizer;s is the special empanada appetizer - ground beef with raisins. Some popular dishes are the churrasco with chimichurri sauce, the brisket served with multiple sides with the entrees, including great plantains. We have the best service in town and great food. Stop in La Fonda Latino Grill today!

Don Quijote
Spanish | Valparaiso (Indiana)
14 reviews

Don Quijote Restaurant, the heart of Spain in the heart of Valparaiso. We have been ahead of the "Tapas" trend for the last 26 years!!
Serving Spanish cuisine since 1985 and featuring over two dozen different tapas, including, Octopus, Galician style meat pastries and the traditional "Tortilla Española", Spanish potato omelet.
Our menu doesn"t stop there,but goes on to feature an array of tantalizing entrees, from fresh seafood, like Swordfish and Salmon to succulent Castilian style roast Lamb. The food is sure to please and fortify any traveler who might be roming the countryside. The National dish of Spain is the Paella, and we offer four different versions: Marinera, Vegetarian, Black and Valenciana. Delicious Homemade desserts round out our extensive menu. Our decor, complete with street lamps an a fountain, will transport you, to any out door cafe in Spain.
"INDIANA'S ONLY SPANISH RESTAURANT"

Fish Head Restaurante
South American | Highwood
14 reviews

What began as a humble commitment to represent dishes from South America now takes the Chicago area fish restaurants by storm with its medley of seafood, steaks, and chicken dishes with a tropical, Pan American feel in Highwood, IL. Our vision is to create a warm and vibrant restaurant with the focal point of serving fresh, generous, and healthy items prepared to perfection to wow our customers. Along with this lofty ideal is to provide Gluten Free dishes because we want only what’s best for our guests.

La Humita Restaurant
Spanish | Avondale
4 reviews

This tasteful Avondale restaurant serves Ecuadorian cuisine in a contemporary atmosphere. The house specialty La Humita, is a traditional appetizer from Ecuador consisting of fresh corn and cheese, steamed inside a corn husk. Also offered are empanadas Chilenas, fried turnovers stuffed with meat, onions, eggs, olives and raisins and llapingachos, potato pancakes served with fried eggs, chorizo and avocado. For dessert, try the quimbolito,a pudding laced with cognac and raisins and steamed in a cornhusk; El Balcon (the Balcony), the Latin lounge upstairs from La Humita, offers cocktails, appetizer and entrees, plus free live music Friday -Saturday nights.

Rio's in Addison (South American Cuisine)
South American | Addison
23 reviews

When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to check out Rios Fine South American Cuisine. The restaurant is located in one of the area's most pleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine. The menu at Rios Fine South American Cuisine features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. Rios has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit. Please stop in soon!

D'Cuba Restaurant
Cuban | Belmont Central / Cragin
4 reviews

The restaurant opened its door on 2009 and since then we have been trying to bring the best authentic Cuban food to our customers. Always refining the menu, chef Osmin Arce uses Cuban techniques and knowledge to satisfy his clients with his touch in the kitchen. Come and enjoy his delicious plates on Fullerton and experience the taste of authentic Cuban cuisine.

Cafe Latino
Puerto Rican | Berwyn
3 reviews

Located on Berwyn's Main Street and in the great city of rising Berwyn! Cafe Latino is the newest restaurant on Cermak Road. Cafe Latino specializes in authentic Puerto Rican and Cuban cuisine, in a modern tropical themed interior. Along with a variety of both Puerto Rican, Cuban-American cuisine and specialty drinks, Café Latino also offers many delectable desserts and coffees to complement the perfect meal.

Whether you're interested in trying our famous Monfongo con Camarones al Ajillo, or just want to share a night out with friends over our mouth-watering mojitos and tropical beats, Café Latino is the perfect restaurant for you.

Mayan Sol Latin Grill
South American | Albany Park
Reviews coming soon

La esquinita del sabor.

minibar
Tapas / Small Plates | Lakeview Chicago
14 reviews

In the heart of Halsted Street is minibar, a full-service bar in a hip, "hotel lounge" envioronment. Designed by 2004 Vox/Out award winner Kaufman Segal Design, minibar welcomes you with beautiful lounge seating and dazzling bar features.

minibar's cafe enhances our mighty drink menu with a concentration on wines from around the world! Furthermore, you can fill up on a gourmet menu filled with bruschettas, cheeses and paninis brought to you by our own Stu Zirin. His culunary expertise has been the talk of the town for years. His famous gourmet dinners have consistantly been featured in many Chicago magazines and local papers.

Macarena Tapas
Tapas / Small Plates | Naperville
51 reviews

Macarena Tapas was opened by Executive Chef John Borras in 2007. Whith an emphasis on traditional yet creative Spanish tapas cuisine, the menu incorporates both classic favorites and original new dishes. Macarena has a contemporary flare, but encompasses a welcoming, traditional Spanish tapas atmosphere.

Melao Latin Cuisine
Colombian | North Center Chicago
5 reviews

Authentic Columbian cuisine. Choose from a wide variety of regional small plates, great to share with friends! The house special is Parrillada, grilled striploin and chicken breast with yucca and sweet plantain.

BYOB

Houlihan's - Champaign
American | Champaign
12 reviews

Everybody deserves delicious. We go to great lengths to make dishes from scratch, in-house every day. From homemade soups and dressings to fresh baked breads and desserts, we mean fresh you can truly taste.