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Best American Restaurants in Lincoln Square

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A photo of Summer House - Chicago restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(7534)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lincoln Park
Booked 369 times today
Summer House Santa Monica, located in Lincoln Park, is a beacon of great American cuisine. Patrons rave about the unique, beach-themed ambience and the eclectic menu, praising both the quality and the variety of the food. From their refreshing brunch cocktails to the innovative breakfast choices such as Mexican hash browns and BLT egg sandwiches, Summer House Santa Monica demonstrates a commitment to in-house preparation and locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant is particularly appreciated for its bright and vibrant atmosphere, friendly staff, and efficient service. Customers consistently rate their experience as excellent, with special mentions for the terrific salad options, the prime burger, and the indulgent truffle fries. "Great food, beautiful room and excellent handling of allergies" is one of numerous positive reviews indicative of the restaurant's consistent dedication to delivering high-quality dining experiences.
A photo of Café Ba-Ba-Reeba restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(9007)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lincoln Park
Booked 154 times today
Café Ba-Ba-Reeba is known for its excellent Tapas and Small Plates cuisine, with diners commending its varied menu, featuring dishes like goat cheese with marinara and seafood paella. The restaurant's ambiance is described as eclectic and welcoming. Patrons also highlight the special care taken to accommodate food restrictions and allergies. The restaurant's stellar service draws repeat visitors, while its sangria is highly rated, becoming an essential part of the Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba experience. Diners appreciate the quality of the tapas, noting the softness and juiciness of the seafood. Multiple customers recommend the establishment for date nights, gatherings with friends, and special occasions alike.
A photo of Farm Bar - Ravenswood restaurant
4.4
Awesome(171)
Price: Expensive
• American • Lincoln Square
Booked 36 times today
ARRIBA, a rooftop margarita bar with Latin inspired snacks from the wood fired oven, is NOW OPEN! Join us on a first-come, first-served basis. NO RESERVATIONS. WEATHER PERMITTING. Farm Bar is a neighborhood farm-to-table restaurant with locations in Ravenswood and Lakeview. We serve homestyle food with ingredients from Brown Dog Farm in Mineral Point Wisconsin. Stop by for dinner to indulge in our Classic Burger and Wisconsin Cheese Curds. Our mixologists behind the bar will shake up cocktails or pour a glass of local wine to pair with brunch on the weekends. We limit our environmental footprint by using a digital menu linked to our tables with a QR code. Upon request, a paper menu with standard items can be provided along with removing our inflation fee.
A photo of Swift & Sons Tavern and Oyster Bar - Wrigleyville restaurant
4.5
Awesome(822)
Price: Moderate
• American • Wrigleyville
Booked 68 times today
Swift & Sons Tavern and Oyster Bar - Wrigleyville shines with its exceptional representation of American cuisine. Conveniently located across from Wrigley Field in Chicago, it's the perfect pit-stop for a pre-concert or pre-game meal. The restaurant's menu is impressive with a variety of tempting dishes; from their signature steak salads, roasted salmon, to their half-dozen chargrilled oysters - all highly praised by guests. The tavern also offers a great selection of cocktails and draft beers. As quoted from multiple reviews, the service is top-notch; the staff are friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable, contributing greatly to creating an outstanding dining experience. The joint has been lauded for its vibrancy and inviting ambiance, making it an excellent choice in Wrigleyville.
A photo of Boka restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(6898)
Price: Expensive
• American • Lincoln Park
Booked 56 times today
Boka is renowned for its contemporary American cuisine, providing a dining experience that leaves customers raving about its quality and diversity. Reviewers commend its menu for brilliantly blending ingredients into masterpieces, with the poached halibut, American wagyu beef, and Hokkaido scallops getting honorable mentions. They further applaud the restaurant's gluten-free options without compromise on taste. The friendly, knowledgeable staff is noted to provide outstanding service, enhancing the overall dining experience. These traits have led Boka to receive prestigious accolades such as the Jean Banchet awards for Best Restaurant and Best Chef. The drinkers will appreciate their varied drink menu which includes a robust selection of wines, mezcals, and whiskeys.
A photo of Eden restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1466)
Price: Expensive
• American • Avondale
Booked 18 times today
Eden, located in Chicago's Brewery District, is a highly praised exemplar of American cuisine. With numerous positive reviews, diners frequently remark on the delightful food combinations and the freshness of their ingredients, some of which are grown in the restaurant's neighbouring greenhouse. The restaurant serves a wide range of dishes, including the popular Pork Tagliatelle and Salmon dishes. They have also been praised for their unique cocktails. Reviewers particularly admire the high-quality service, superb atmosphere and the modern twist to the American cuisine. Their value for money is also highly noted. Clearly, Eden reflects the best of American dining.
A photo of Cultivate by Forbidden Root restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(25)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lincoln Square
Booked 3 times today
Cultivate by Forbidden Root is a cozy brewpub and botanical inspired restaurant & brewery that serves elevated food as well as its own carefully crafted ales, wine & and craft cocktails. The second Chicagoland brewpub from Forbidden Root!
A photo of Farm Bar - Lakeview restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(117)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lakeview / East Lakeview
Booked 56 times today
Farm Bar has established itself as a distinguished destination for Contemporary American cuisine in the neighborhood. The restaurant offers a range of delightful comfort food, a tribute to the richness of American culinary traditions. Apart from their tantalizing meals, Farm Bar prides itself on its bar atmosphere, offering an array of carefully crafted cocktails for those seeking more casual dining experiences. Customers continuously rave about the "great cocktails and yummy comfort food" cementing Farm Bar's reputation as not just a restaurant, but a culinary experience worth indulging in. Whether it's for a full meal or mere "drinks and nibbles", Farm Bar delivers exceptional quality.
A photo of Little Goat- Southport restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(114)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lakeview / East Lakeview
Booked 63 times today
Little Goat- Southport is hailed for its unique and fun spin on good, old American cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews for its delightful menu items, with customers particularly loving the PBJ Pancakes, chicken French toast, patty melt, disco party fries, and the uniquely flavored Little Goat Latte. Besides the delectable food, patrons also laud the clean, groovy, and fun ambiance that adds to the overall dining experience. The diner is appreciated for its outstanding service with a staff that is not only swift but very attentive. Little Goat- Southport truly encompasses the charm and appeal of an all-day American diner, making it a hot spot in the neighborhood.
A photo of Uncommon Ground-Lakeview restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1116)
Price: Moderate
• American • Lakeview / East Lakeview
Booked 27 times today
Uncommon Ground-Lakeview is a standout restaurant in its locale, providing top-notch Contemporary American cuisine. As quoted from many reviews, the restaurant shines for its "good food and good service," offering a great variety of choices for vegans, vegetarians, and meat eaters alike. Patrons commend the "excellently prepared" meals and "attentative" staff. Many cite it as a "neighborhood gem" that provides healthier and more interesting options than standard bar fare. First-time visitors and regular clientele alike express their intent to return, highlighting the restaurant's appeal. In many affirmations of its quality, Uncommon Ground-Lakeview is hailed as "the best restaurant near Wrigley Field." The restaurant is especially praised for its accommodating staff, energetic atmosphere, and innovative menu.
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