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Best Contemporary American Restaurants in West Chicago


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A photo of Adelle's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Wheaton
Booked 11 times today
Adelle's is an acclaimed restaurant known for its outstanding Contemporary American cuisine, located in the heart of Wheaton. Patrons rave about the unique food choices, the excellent service, and the ability to cater to specific dietary needs such as gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian options. Reviewers describe their dining experience as a "consistent pleasure" with "attentive and prompt service", catering to both "comfort seekers and the adventurous". The food is described as "flawless American fare", "delicious", and "creative", with a particular mention of the "outstanding" risotto. The ambiance remains warm and intimate and the restaurant is frequently referred to as a favorite among locals. Adelle's is a restaurant that truly exemplifies the spirit of Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Tapville Social - Naperville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Naperville
Booked 42 times today
Located in Naperville, Tapville Social is a fine example of good American cuisine. The range of delectable dishes, from Chicken Nuggets and Caesar Salad to fried Chicken Sandwich and Whiskey Burger, demonstrate their commitment to classic American fare. Reviewers praised Tapville Social for its excellent service, friendly and helpful staff and clean environment. The breakfast tacos were highlighted for being 'fire', and Chicken & Waffles were described as 'great'. The menu also offers a variety of boozy brunch options, which were lauded by diners, especially the mimosa and margarita flights. Overall, the food, drinks, and atmosphere at Tapville Social encapsulate the best of American dining.
A photo of Atwater's in The Herrington restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Geneva
Booked 13 times today
Atwater's in The Herrington is a beautiful dining establishment known for its authentic Contemporary American cuisine, which takes the stage with freshness and local ingredients. Reviews from a myriad of visitors have heaped praises on the smart-casual atmospheres and its delicious meals, from chef's amuse-bouche to crème brûlée. The restaurant maintains a fine balance of inventiveness and familiarity, resulting in a dining experience that is unpretentious yet undoubtedly fine. Many customers also admire the beautiful historic building it is housed in and its relaxing views of the Fox River. As one customer review attests: "This is fine dining in its best American form: utilizing fresh, local ingredients combined in a way that's inventive and delicious."
A photo of Hardware restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Aurora
Booked 62 times today
Hardware is a restaurant celebrated for its remarkable Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons laud the establishment for its irresistible menu, particularly the bison burger and chicken main dishes, scrumptiumptious in taste. The Brussel sprouts appetizer also receives consistent praise. The restaurant ensures a comprehensive culinary experience with unique offerings like linguine with red wine, tomatoes, ground duck, and parmesan that is warm, comforting and delicious. Their commitment to freshness is evident, with many ingredients grown onsite, enhancing the taste of dishes like roasted beets, and unique combinations such as octopus with root vegetables and microgreens. The extensive bourbon list is another highlight. Furthermore, Hardware takes health precautions seriously, ensuring a clean and safe dining experience for all guests. Amidst praise for its food, service, and ambiance, Hardware is a top choice for lovers of Contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Waterleaf Restaurant - Glen Ellyn restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Glen Ellyn
Waterleaf Restaurant in Glen Ellyn is a gem of contemporary American cuisine. Esteemed for its spectacular flavors, this restaurant earns high praise from patrons for its exemplary service and extraordinary meals. Reviews passionately mention the variety of themed meals, from Southern-inspired dishes to Hawaiian flavors. Many diners deem their dining experience as one of the best they've ever had, applauding the fantastic food, attentive service, and great value. They appreciate the unique learning environment for students in the culinary program at COD. Returning customers eagerly await new reservations, testifying to the restaurant's quality. The Waterleaf Restaurant continues to offer extraordinary culinary experiences that bring customers back time and again.
A photo of Parkers' Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Downers Grove
Booked 27 times today
Parkers' Restaurant & Bar boasts of an outstanding reputation for their exceptional Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons rave about the deliciously prepared fish dishes, prime rib, and unique offerings such as truffle mashed potatoes and lobster bisque. The generous serving sizes and focus on seasonal ingredients make this restaurant a reliable choice for anyone seeking well-prepared American food. Reviews highlight the professional, detail-focused service, and the quality of the food, with every dish being prepared perfectly to the customers' requests. Whether it's for a business dinner or a special celebration, Parkers' consistency, creativity, and dedication to quality make it a favorite among guests.
A photo of Old Town Pour House - Naperville restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Naperville
Old Town Pour House in Naperville is widely recognized for its excellent American cuisine. According to numerous reviews, the restaurant transcends the typical sports bar with its impressive beer selection and superior quality meals. Its delightful blackened salmon salad and Buffalo shrimp have been widely recognized by patrons. The reviewers also commend its delectable free snacks offered to first-time customers. Its ambience has been depicted as ideal for enjoying a meal outdoors on a lovely day. From its attentive service, great food, to the lovely atmosphere, Old Town Pour House ensures a truly satisfying dining experience.
A photo of The Walrus Room restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary american • Geneva
Booked 15 times today
The Walrus Room has received numerous commendations for its contemporary American cuisine. Known for its delicious food and exceptional service, it has carved a place for itself in the hearts of many. Patrons have particularly praised the Saturday prime rib, fish fries, and the scallops, which are said to be mouth-watering. The restaurant also offers a diverse menu with unique fish options and gluten-free selections. The creative Alice-in-Wonderland-inspired space adds a unique touch to the dining experience. Many customers have shared positive experiences celebrating special occasions, with the restaurant often providing complimentary desserts. A significant number of reviews recommend The Walrus Room, and they plan to return, emphasizing its value and quality.
A photo of Two Brothers Roundhouse restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Aurora
Booked 36 times today
Two Brothers Roundhouse has earned a reputation for delivering exceptional Contemporary American cuisine. The restaurant's short rib sandwich stands out, hailed as "the most delicious sandwich I’ve had in my life" and the vegetarian options are also appreciated. Despite being busy, the staff excels in providing prompt service, effectively addressing customer concerns. Reviews also highlight the restaurant's great setting and atmosphere, with special mentions of its proximity to Riveredge Park, making it an ideal pre-show dining spot. Overall, Two Brothers Roundhouse is recognized for quality food, superb service, and a vibrant setting, making it a must-visit spot for American cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Glen Prairie restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary american • Glen Ellyn
Booked 7 times today
Glen Prairie is a popular choice for Contemporary American cuisine, acclaimed for its locally sourced dishes and varied menu. The restaurant prides itself on accommodating diverse dietary needs, with a range of options suitable for vegetarians, keto lovers, and gluten-free diners. Patrons praise the "friendly and professional staff," "relaxed atmosphere," and "excellent" food and service. Highlights include the rainbow trout, Ahi Tuna appetizer, bison burgers, and gluten-free desserts like the blueberry mousse. The farm-to-table standards add to the restaurant's appeal, and customers appreciate the ample parking. Whether visiting for the first time or returning for another delightful meal, Glen Prairie promises an exceptional dining experience.
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