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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Oak Park
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Contemporary American | Oak Park
Gaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(168)
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Italian | Forest Park
Maya Del Sol
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Latin American | Oak Park
Posto 31
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Italian | La Grange
Hemmingway's Bistro
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Bistro | Oak Park
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Chicago

We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
goosefootgoosefoot
679
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago
OrioleOriole
736
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Girl & the GoatGirl & the Goat
9052
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Les NomadesLes Nomades
1456
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
City Winery Chicago at the RiverwalkCity Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk
48
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Wine Bar | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
AcadiaAcadia
938
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Contemporary American | South Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
941
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Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Gibsons ItaliaGibsons Italia
409
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maple & AshMaple & Ash
2552
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Three Dots and a DashThree Dots and a Dash
804
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Polynesian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Chicago

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
Sushi SanSushi San
297
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
MomotaroMomotaro
1552
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Japanese | West Loop, Chicago
BellemoreBellemore
471
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American | West Loop, Chicago
ProxiProxi
544
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Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
719
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5774
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1701
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9460
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
EmaEma
1466
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
2864
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American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
BlackbirdBlackbird
4162
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
BokaBoka
4148
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2155
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
Beatrix - Fulton MarketBeatrix - Fulton Market
637
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Little GoatLittle Goat
3503
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Mott StreetMott Street
547
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Contemporary American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
True Food Kitchen - ChicagoTrue Food Kitchen - Chicago
978
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
117
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Basque | West Town, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1868
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
GT Prime SteakhouseGT Prime Steakhouse
697
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The Top 20 Restaurants by Cuisine in Chicago

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
BlackbirdBlackbird
4162
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1868
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5774
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1701
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
Sushi SanSushi San
297
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
GT Fish and OysterGT Fish and Oyster
3236
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Dos Urban CantinaDos Urban Cantina
558
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Mexican | Logan Square, Chicago
Margeaux Brasserie - Waldorf AstoriaMargeaux Brasserie - Waldorf Astoria
337
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2155
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
EmaEma
1466
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
ProxiProxi
544
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Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
941
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Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Jaipur - Permanently ClosedJaipur - Permanently Closed
248
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Indian | West Loop, Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
117
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Basque | West Town, Chicago
HerbHerb
222
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Thai | Uptown, Chicago

Chicago's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
BokaBoka
4148
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
SepiaSepia
3424
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11217
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
The GageThe Gage
7324
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American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3875
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Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4836
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Shaw's Crab House - ChicagoShaw's Crab House - Chicago
9454
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
HUB 51HUB 51
4586
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mon Ami GabiMon Ami Gabi
4175
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French | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1199
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Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Discover Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois is a favorite travel destination for many as it is the home to the Shawnee National Forest. There are also many small communities in the region surrounding the metro areas of Carbondale and Harrisburg. Southern Illinois boasts traditional locally owned restaurants that focus on plate lunches and dinners along with short-order items. International food is also very popular, with offerings that include authentic Chinese, Mexican and Italian cuisine incorporated into the typical selection of national chain restaurants. Barbecue and fish options can be found at traditional, iconic smokehouses and seafood specialists that are interspersed with numerous bar-and-grill combination establishments offering unique in-house menus. Finding something great to eat is no problem for travelers and residents in Southern Illinois!