WHERE TO EAT IN CHICAGO:
100 CLASSIC MUST-VISIT CHICAGO RESTAURANTS



6.22.19





This list is an answer to the question
"Where should I eat in Chicago?
What classic Chicago restaurant should I try?



I get the question all the time from friends, viewers and out-of-town guests. I posed this question to the TO DINE FOR community of viewers and Chicago residents. This is the list they came up with. Hope you enjoy and please let us know what we missed?

Cheers!



1. Gibson’s Steakhouse

2. Gene and Georgetti’s

3. Lou Malnati’s

4. Italian Village

5. Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder

6. Harry Caray’s

7. Vito & Nick’s Pizzeria

8. Lou Mitchell’s

9. Giordano’s

10. Gale Street Inn

11. Manny’s Coffee Shop & Deli

12. La Scarola

13. Twin Anchors

14. The Berghoff

15. Tufano’s Vernon Park Tap

16. Club Lucky

17. Krapil’s

18. Johnnie’s

19. Ditka’s

20. Superdawg

21. Athena

22. Miller’s Pub

23. Greek Islands

24. Pequod’s Pizza

25. Rosebud on Rush

26. Russell’s Barbecue

27. Gino’s East

28. Quartino

29. Mia Francesca’s

30. Piccolo Sogno

31. Pizzeria Due

32. Maple and Ash

33. Topo Gigio

34. Hugo’s Frog Bar

35. Green Door Chicago

36. Smoque BBQ

37. 90 Miles from Cuba

38. Big Jones

39. Spacca Napoli

40. Parachute

41. Valois Diner

42. Daley’s Restaurant

43. Frontera Grill and Topolobambo

44. Carmine’s

45. Spiaggia

46. The Purple Pig

47. Sunda

48. The Girl and The Goat

49. Au Cheval

50. Coq d’Or at the Drake Hotel

51. Nandu

52. Chicago Diner

53. The Signature Room

54. Le Colonial

55. Monteverde

56. Lula Cafe

57. Tedino’s on Sheridan

58. Lawry’s The Prime Rib

59. Calumet Fisheries

60. Nomi

61. Three Forks

62. Chicago Cut Steakhouse

63. Eleven

64. DMK Burger Bar

65. Connie’s Pizza

66. Chicago Cut

67. Pasta D’Arte

68. L Woods Tavern and Tap

69. Volare

70. Tanta

71. Siena Tavern

72. Pisanos

73. La Sirena Clandestina

74. Sushi Taku

75. The Palace Grill

76. Lawry’s

77. La Villa

78. Big Jones

79. Chicago Chop House

80. Como Inn

81. Alinea

82. Barnaby’s

83. Mindy’s Hot Chocolate

84. Fire + Wine

85. Kuma’s Corner

86. Giant

87. Duke’s

88. Al’s Beef

89. Torinos

90. Leona’s

91. Club Lago

92. Lula Cafe

93. Riva’s

94. The Taste of Belizean Cuisine

95. Taqueria El Asadero

96. Urban Vegan

97. Beatrix

98. Carson’s Ribs

99. Chicago Q

100. Shaw’s Crab House