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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

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Bar Takito - West LoopBar Takito - West Loop
528 reviews
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Latin American | West Loop, Chicago

Excellent food and drinks! The service was fantastic. Definitely coming again! More

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CarnivaleCarnivale
6663 reviews
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Latin / Spanish | West Loop, Chicago

Excellent food! Chef Ozzie is fantastic. I will define be returning soon. More

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Formento'sFormento's
1124 reviews
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Italian | West Loop, Chicago

Grabbed dinner here before a concert. Our server made sure our dinner was paced so that we didn't feel rushed. She was very attentive and professional. The food was outstanding! More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
3108 reviews
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Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Another great business lunch at FIG & OLIVE. Nice, bright spot that's quiet enough during lunch service for business conversation. Menu is wide and appeals to many. Good portion sizes. Have yet to be let down -- highly recommend! More

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Takito Kitchen - Wicker ParkTakito Kitchen - Wicker Park
399 reviews
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Mexican | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago

Food was better than what I was expecting. Waited at least 30 min to get seated for our reservation and music was awful (clubby/techno). Other than that it was good. More

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Osteria LangheOsteria Langhe
919 reviews
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Italian | Logan Square, Chicago

Delicious food. Great service. Authentic neighborhood gem. More

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BLVDBLVD
981 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Love this spot. Food was delicious, drinks were exceptional. Topper is the excellent service and dope ambiance. I'll be a regular here More

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EdenEden
558 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

We were at the United Center and had a break in the action from the Big ten basketball tournament and chose Eden because of its proximity to the game. What an unexpected delight! I chose the vegetarian tasting with wine pairings, everything was creatively presented and exceptionally tasteful. The staff was very hospitable and engaging. More

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The AllisThe Allis
743 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Celebrating my husband’s 60th birthday weekend in town. They helped me with seating his daughters early so that we could surprise him that they were here for the weekend too! They loved it as much as we did. Thanks to all that helped make this reveal a success! More

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The Madison Bar & KitchenThe Madison Bar & Kitchen
549 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Great time and great food. Would 100% go back. I had the fried chicken and waffles and bottomless mimosas. Stayed for over three hours. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Chicago's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
George Trois1. George Trois
37 reviews
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French | Winnetka, North Suburbs

Truly a remarkable culinary experience. Very grateful for the opportunity to dine at George Trois More

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Oriole2. Oriole
846 reviews
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago

Everything about Oriole is stunning. This is a restaurant for Foodies without the gimmicks and pretenses. One of the best meals I’ve had; the caviar and scallop dish is now my “last supper” choice! More

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Les Nomades3. Les Nomades
1515 reviews
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Les Nomades is old-school, but not old fashioned. Updated French cuisine, beautifully prepared, with impeccable service and a nice wine list. This is a restaurant for grown-ups. Expensive, but worth it. More

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Mia Passione - River Grove4. Mia Passione - River Grove
36 reviews
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Italian | Elmwood Park, Near West

Sam is the perfect hostess, the food is awesome. Sam mixes the best martini's and knows and remembers her customers. She is awesome and her customers are treated like family. More

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Tanoshii5. Tanoshii
81 reviews
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Japanese | Andersonville, Chicago

Been many times and it’s always delicious. The waitstaff is friendly and attentive. We Always leave satisfied all around. More

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New to OpenTable

Chicago restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Bordeaux Lounge by TurquoiseBordeaux Lounge by Turquoise
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French | Roscoe Village, Chicago

Taste Bordeaux, France in a glass. Chicago’s newest wine bar in Roscoe Village. Showcasing some on the best wines from not only France, but Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey and more. Pair our wines with our carefully crafted small plates or entrees.More

Cafe CorbelCafe Corbel
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Café | Lincoln Park, Chicago

Café Corbel serves European and American bakery, pastry and breakfast items to its customers at its location in Lincoln Park.More

Tradycja Polish Fusion CuisineTradycja Polish Fusion Cuisine
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Polish | Orland Park, Southwest Suburbs

Come see for yourself why the food tastes as good as it looks. From the appetizers to the desserts, you'll engage in a mouth-watering feast of homemade Polish-fusion cuisine.

We only use the freshest ingredients and finest cuts of meat to ensure your dining experience is like no other. More

Tyronis Italian CafeTyronis Italian Cafe
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Italian | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Tyroni's Italian Café is owned by Tyler Barnes who bought the joint in 1986 before which, during his college years he was working for the establishment as a manager. Before Tyler bought the café it was known as Terry's; Tyler changed the name in 1995.

Tyroni's Italian café serves authentic Italian cuisine featuring dishes like chicken portobello mushroom ravioli, homemade pasta, manicotti and tortelloni amongst many other Italian dishes. The atmosphere is warm and casual, and the staff is very efficient and friendly. Other than dine-in, Tyroni's Italian Café also offers a pocket-friendly buffet as well as a delivery service.

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Woodbine Bend Golf Course and RestaurantWoodbine Bend Golf Course and Restaurant
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American | Rockford, Rockford

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