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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Oak Park
(630)
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Contemporary American | Oak Park
Gaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(169)
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Italian | Forest Park
Maya Del Sol
(450)
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Latin American | Oak Park
Posto 31
(82)
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Italian | La Grange
Hemmingway's Bistro
(173)
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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
680
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago
OrioleOriole
738
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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
1458
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
City Winery Chicago at the RiverwalkCity Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk
50
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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
410
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maple & AshMaple & Ash
2555
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Three Dots and a DashThree Dots and a Dash
806
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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
1553
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Japanese | West Loop, Chicago
BellemoreBellemore
474
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American | West Loop, Chicago
ProxiProxi
545
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Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
723
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5776
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1704
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9470
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
EmaEma
1470
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
2866
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American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
BlackbirdBlackbird
4164
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
BokaBoka
4151
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2157
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
Beatrix - Fulton MarketBeatrix - Fulton Market
639
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Little GoatLittle Goat
3505
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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
980
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
117
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Basque | West Town, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1871
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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
4164
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1871
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5776
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1704
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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
3237
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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
342
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2157
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
EmaEma
1470
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
ProxiProxi
545
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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
4151
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
SepiaSepia
3426
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11220
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
The GageThe Gage
7329
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American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3876
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Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4843
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Shaw's Crab House - ChicagoShaw's Crab House - Chicago
9462
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
HUB 51HUB 51
4591
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mon Ami GabiMon Ami Gabi
4177
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French | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1201
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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!