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Elephant & Castle - Chicago Adams St.290 reviews4.7Unspecified$$$$Downtown / LoopBooked 12 times today
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Marisol at the MCA928 reviews4.6Contemporary American$$$$Gold Coast / StreetervilleBooked 19 times today
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Looking for food outside the big city of Chicago? Look no further! Lockport has a variety of meals to satisfy anyone's taste buds. The city offers Italian, Mexican, and lots of American restaurants and food joints to enjoy a meal with family and friends without the loud noises of Chicago. Head over to the family-owned Italian diner for some amazing Italian beef and cheese fries. Don't forget to check out the upscale Italian restaurants for some fresh tortellini. The Mexican spot here offers an assortment of burritos, too. If you're looking for some casual American dining with breakfast served all day, try a fluffy omelet. Satisfy your sweet tooth and end a great day with a white peppermint crunch shake.
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