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Popular Restaurants in Illinois

If you're a first time visitor to Illinois, 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 Illinois.

What are some good restaurants in Illinois?

Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Illinois.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
439 North Wells Street Chicago, IL (312) 828-9800
Pequod's Pizza
2207 N Clybourn Ave Chicago, IL (773) 883-0344
Girl & the Goat
809 W Randolph St Chicago, IL (312) 492-6262
Big Star
1531 North Damen Avenue Chicago, IL (773) 235-4039
Au Cheval
800 W. Randolph St. Chicago, IL (312) 929-4580
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
60 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL (312) 379-5637
Longman & Eagle
2657 N Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL (773) 276-7110
Bavette's Bar and Boeuf
218 W Kinzie St Chicago, IL (312) 624-8154
Violet Hour
1520 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL (773) 252-1500
GT Fish & Oyster
531 North Wells Street Cook, IL (312) 929-3501
Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
1028 North Rush Street Chicago, IL (312) 266-8999
1723 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (312) 867-0110
The Signature Room at the 95th
875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL (312) 787-9596
Piece Pizzeria and Brewery
1927 West North Avenue Chicago, IL (773) 772-4422
The J. Parker
1816 N Clark St Fl 13 Chicago, IL (312) 254-4747

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

"Restaurants - my favorites are Au Cheval for their cheeseburger with egg on top, GT Fish & Oyster for their oysters, and Ada Street which is a hidden gem with great cocktails and delicious food in Lincoln Park."  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

"My favorite pizza place is Piece Pizzeria and Brewery Piece Brewery and Pizzeria located in Wicker Park"  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

Mentioned in this answer:
  1. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria
  2. Pequod's Pizza
  3. Girl & the Goat
  4. Big Star
  5. Au Cheval
  6. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
  7. Longman & Eagle
  8. Bavette's Bar and Boeuf
  9. Violet Hour
  10. GT Fish & Oyster
  11. Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
  12. Alinea
  13. The Signature Room at the 95th
  14. Piece Pizzeria and Brewery
  15. The J. Parker
Where can I find out more about Illinois?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Illinois.

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.

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