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The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.
ParachuteParachute
8.9
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Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
8.8
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Girl & the GoatGirl & the Goat
8.8
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
avecavec
8.6
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
El Che BarEl Che Bar
8.6
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
8.6
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American | West Loop, Chicago
SundaSunda
8.5
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maude's Liquor BarMaude's Liquor Bar
8.5
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French American | West Loop, Chicago
RPM SteakRPM Steak
8.4
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mirai Sushi - Gold CoastMirai Sushi - Gold Coast
8.4
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Mott StreetMott Street
8.4
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Contemporary American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Riccardo TrattoriaRiccardo Trattoria
8.4
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Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck InnDuck Inn
8.3
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American | Bridgeport, Chicago
TantaTanta
8.3
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Peruvian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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goosefootgoosefoot
679
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago
OrioleOriole
729
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Girl & the GoatGirl & the Goat
9025
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Les NomadesLes Nomades
1456
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Contemporary French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
City Winery Chicago at the RiverwalkCity Winery Chicago at the Riverwalk
47
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Wine Bar | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
AcadiaAcadia
936
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Contemporary American | South Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
938
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Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Gibsons ItaliaGibsons Italia
396
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Steakhouse | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maple & AshMaple & Ash
2540
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Steakhouse | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Three Dots and a DashThree Dots and a Dash
799
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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
291
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
MomotaroMomotaro
1546
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Japanese | West Loop, Chicago
BellemoreBellemore
463
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American | West Loop, Chicago
ProxiProxi
538
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Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
SomersetSomerset
708
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5770
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1691
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
9436
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Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
EmaEma
1453
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
2852
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American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
BlackbirdBlackbird
4152
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
BokaBoka
4135
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2148
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
Beatrix - Fulton MarketBeatrix - Fulton Market
627
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Little GoatLittle Goat
3479
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Mott StreetMott Street
542
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Contemporary American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
True Food Kitchen - ChicagoTrue Food Kitchen - Chicago
973
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Bar BiscayBar Biscay
114
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Basque | West Town, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1864
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
GT Prime SteakhouseGT Prime Steakhouse
688
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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
4152
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Nico OsteriaNico Osteria
1864
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Italian | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
5770
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American | West Loop, Chicago
Swift & SonsSwift & Sons
1691
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
Sushi SanSushi San
291
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Japanese | River North (Chicago), Chicago
GT Fish and OysterGT Fish and Oyster
3230
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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
333
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French | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Duck Duck GoatDuck Duck Goat
2148
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Chinese | West Loop, Chicago
EmaEma
1453
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Mediterranean | River North (Chicago), Chicago
ProxiProxi
538
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Global, International | West Loop, Chicago
ParachuteParachute
938
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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
114
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Basque | West Town, Chicago
HerbHerb
219
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Thai | Uptown, Chicago

Chicago's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
BokaBoka
4135
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
SepiaSepia
3416
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
11190
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
The GageThe Gage
7304
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American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Le Colonial - ChicagoLe Colonial - Chicago
3867
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Vietnamese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
4826
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Shaw's Crab House - ChicagoShaw's Crab House - Chicago
9428
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
HUB 51HUB 51
4580
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mon Ami GabiMon Ami Gabi
4167
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French | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Shanghai TerraceShanghai Terrace
1197
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Chinese | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

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City Winery ChicagoCity Winery Chicago
629 reviews
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Wine Bar | West Loop, Chicago

Loved the setting - tons of exposed brick - kegs of wine - high ceilings in an oversized room. Our server was wonderful- he was attentive and informative. Food was delicious - don’t miss the cheese tray and chicken meatballs and save room for the candy bar!! More

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Rosebud PrimeRosebud Prime
2290 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown / Loop, Chicago

Great place for a very nice dinner prior to or after the theater or a special occasion. Very professional staff from hosts to waiters(ess) to servers to enhance a special occasion. More

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MacelloMacello
1040 reviews
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Italian | West Loop, Chicago

Very good food and nice nice wine list. Both reasonably priced. Old Italian neigbohood atmosphere. Great value. Have been here many times and will return. More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
2812 reviews
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Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Very nice ambiance and food, especially the Branzino. Delicious! More

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DisottoDisotto
643 reviews
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Italian | Highwood, North Suburbs

Great food, great service, great ambiance! Would go back! More

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EdenEden
459 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Top for brunch in Chicago. Terrific food, better service and just perfect for Sunday morning. More

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The Madison Bar & KitchenThe Madison Bar & Kitchen
408 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

The ambiance and brunch menu are fantastic! The service was a little sparse, but it also got very busy about half-way into our meal. More

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Union Sushi + Barbeque BarUnion Sushi + Barbeque Bar
1446 reviews
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Sushi | River North (Chicago), Chicago

The sushi is great and it is nicely complemented with BBQ. I had the lamb chops. Cocktails are unique. More

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RM Champagne SalonRM Champagne Salon
687 reviews
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French American | West Loop, Chicago

Great place! We had a wonderful time on a double date. More

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The Franklin RoomThe Franklin Room
577 reviews
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Super cute decor and great atmosphere. Food was delish. Had oysters, mussels (amazing), risotto and lobster roll. Was there for a bday and they were very friendly to the birthday guy. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Chicago's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
George Trois1. George Trois
22 reviews
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French | Winnetka, North Suburbs

Thank goodness old world elegance still exists. Reminds of us of how good restaurants used to be More

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goosefoot2. goosefoot
679 reviews
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago

We continue to come back again and again, and it never disappoints. This current menu was absolutely fantastic- and the staff are so nice! Nina is always so welcoming, helpful and she had all of us laughing throughout the evening. Love this place. More

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Oriole3. Oriole
729 reviews
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago

The food was probably the best we've ever eaten in our fairly restaurant-ridden lives. Full of surprises, subtlety, variety, fantasy. Service, at reception and our main waitress [Erica], was superb. Have a few reservations which don't really take away from our positive view. More

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NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook4. NM Cafe at Neiman Marcus - Oakbrook
176 reviews
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Contemporary American | Oak Brook, West Suburbs

Forgot about this “hidden gem”! Excellent food and outstanding service! More

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Temporis5. Temporis
126 reviews
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American | West Town, Chicago

Awesome staff, truly fun and exciting. Also, great win paring choices. More

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New to OpenTable

Chicago restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Burger Theory - Holiday Inn Joliet SouthwestBurger Theory - Holiday Inn Joliet Southwest
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Burgers | Joliet, Southwest Suburbs

Burger Theory features specialty burgers, apps, and unique eatables long with local craft beers and cocktails. We have whiskey flights as well !More

Carmine's RosemontCarmine's Rosemont
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Italian | Rosemont, Northwest Suburbs

Carmine's Rosemont is the 'Pearl' in the Pearl District!

Complete with large fireplaces, impressive stonework, exposed wood beams and the traditional Italian fare to match, the new Carmine's is truly an experience for all of your senses. Stepping outside onto the 3,000 square foot patio reveals a striking outdoor pizza oven, kitchen, and massive cocktail bar.

In true Italian famiglia fashion, Carmine's also has private dining available for up to 50 to make sure you have enough space for your abudanza, wedding reception or any special occasion.

Carmine's Rosemont is a true Italian treat where you walk in as friends but you leave as family.More

Lawry's SideDoor ChicagoLawry's SideDoor Chicago
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Gastro Pub | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Welcome to SideDoor, an American-style gastropub in River North’s historic McCormick Mansion. Come as you are to our casual yet sophisticated neighborhood gathering spot, a place to relax and linger while sharing delicious food, satisfying drink and lively conversation.More

Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - RosemontTruluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House - Rosemont
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Seafood | Rosemont, Northwest Suburbs

We invite you to escape to Truluck's. A getaway for the senses. Come savor fresh Crab, direct from our own fisheries. Delight in our fresh-catch seafood menu or select Prime steaks prepared to perfection. Then complement it all with delicious wines by the glass and bottle. Truluck's Rosemont is excited to bring you delicious weekday lunch options as well as our Power Lunch special. Lunch hours are Monday-Friday 11:30AM-3:00PM and our Stone Crab Louge will remain open all day offering cocktails, beer, wine and lounge menuMore

WaydownWaydown
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Waydown is Ace Hotel Chicago’s rooftop bar and lounge. Named after a sad song by Illinois native John Prine, Waydown draws inspiration from the long and storied tradition of Midwestern watering holes, offering ample views of the downtown skyline, nightly music and strong, no-nonsense drinks.

With an inspired bar and cocktail list by industry impresario Caitlin Laman, and really addictive bar snacks from celebrated Chef Pat Sheerin, Waydown is a place for you, from rollicking soirees to the tender nightcap.More

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