If you're a first time visitor to Chicago, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Chicago.
Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Chicago.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:
"For a splurge, I go Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, reservations are absolutely essential." See More
"In my opinion, Pequod's Pizza is by far the BEST pizza in Chicago." See More
"Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House and Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse are great." See More
"Other great cocktail bars are Violet Hour, Billy Sunday, Aviary, and Scofflaw to name a few." See More
"If you want really high end dining, Alinea is consistently ranked as one of the top restaurants in the country." See More
"Take a cab to The The Signature Room at the 95th at the John Hancock Center building for lunch." See More
"For a group that big, Quartino is not only equipped to provide a good experience, but on weekend nights they typically have an abundance of large parties upstairs." See More
"My votes are for the The Signature Lounge in the Hancock building for views of the entire city and The J Parker for views of Lake Michigan, Lincoln Park and beyond!" See More
"My favorite pizza place is Piece Pizzeria and Brewery Piece Brewery and Pizzeria located in Wicker Park" See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Chicago locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Chicago.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.
Don't forget to check what most people recommend is the ideal length of time to visit. Read more about how many days in Chicago to stay.