The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

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.

Best American Restaurants in Chicago

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Best American Restaurants in Chicago

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Best Italian Restaurants in Chicago

Popular restaurants in Chicago

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Contemporary American | Oak Park
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Posto 31
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Latin American | Oak Park
La Tequileria
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Tapas / Small Plates | Melrose Park
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We know a thing or two about snagging a table. See the spots that are hardest to get into.
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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Chicago

Local Favorites: The 20 Best Restaurants in Chicago

The top restaurants in the city, according to our savvy dining experts.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Chicago

Whether it’s a margherita pizza or sashimi you're after, here are the best places.
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The Top 15 Restaurants by Cuisine in Chicago

Chicago's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

Fall in love with these longstanding local favorites.
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Chicago's 10 Most Iconic Restaurants

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Geja's CaféGeja's Café
3984 reviews
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Fondue | Lincoln Park, Chicago

Excellent service and great food. Wonderful holiday experience. More

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Bar Takito - West LoopBar Takito - West Loop
483 reviews
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Latin American | West Loop, Chicago

Nice ambiance and great food & drinks. I will be back! More

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CarnivaleCarnivale
6432 reviews
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Latin / Spanish | West Loop, Chicago

The food was great the atmosphere was vibrant and I had a good time and if I would recommend it to anyone who is wondering about this restaurant. More

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Formento'sFormento's
1023 reviews
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Italian | West Loop, Chicago

Everything was amazing, from the staff and service to ambiance, to the food. Definitely will return. More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
2932 reviews
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Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Fantastic ambiance, warm excellent service, exceptional and beautiful food selections for alll. More

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Specials at top restaurants in Chicago

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BLVDBLVD
814 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

They have the best lamb chop n the service is good as well. More

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

Great place for before a Bulls game! Even though we were running late they saved our reservation and the shuttle made things so easy. Will definitely be back. More

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Osteria LangheOsteria Langhe
855 reviews
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Italian | Logan Square, Chicago

Fantastic food. Welcoming staff. Lively and cozy atmosphere. Impressive wine list with an excellent range of price points. More

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EdenEden
493 reviews
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American | West Loop, Chicago

Possibly my favorite meal of 2018. Everything was great including service. The seasoning is perfect for our taste from salad to main course. Don't change anything. More

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Union Sushi + Barbeque BarUnion Sushi + Barbeque Bar
1489 reviews
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Sushi | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Food and drinks was delicious! Great ambience with a nice vibe of music in the background. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Chicago's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
goosefoot1. goosefoot
691 reviews
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Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago

Wow! Seven delicious, artful, fun courses, great creative ambiance and music, and BYOB (using their reasonably priced wines from their own shop); What more could we ask for to celebrate a special birthday? Top it all off with the artistic chocolate pops and pea seeds as parting gifts and we had an unforgettable dining experience! More

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Oriole2. Oriole
779 reviews
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago

Simply superb food, service, presentation, and ambiance. More

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Kizuna Sushi Bistro3. Kizuna Sushi Bistro
23 reviews
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Japanese | Glen Ellyn, West Suburbs

Excellent sushi & fantastic service! Cool music & ambiance-totally recommend! More

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Chef Soon Contemporary Sushi and Bar4. Chef Soon Contemporary Sushi and Bar
575 reviews
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Sushi | Lisle, West Suburbs

Best Sushi I have ever had in my life. The quality of the fish is something that can be tasted. It was worth the drive from Chicago. More

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Omakase Yume5. Omakase Yume
42 reviews
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Japanese | West Loop, Chicago

Came here by myself and really enjoyed every single dish on the menu (the fish and rice both). Honestly I think it's better than all the omakase places currently in Chicago. More

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New to OpenTable

Chicago restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Anatolia Kitchen & BakeryAnatolia Kitchen & Bakery
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Mediterranean | Lakeview / East Lakeview, Chicago

Please return soon for more information on Anatolia Kitchen & Bakery!More

Bar RamoneBar Ramone
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Tapas / Small Plates | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Bar Ramone, located in River North, is a wine bar with the heart and soul of Spanish tapas. The wine program is curated by Lettuce Entertain You Associate Partner Richard Hanauer and features a wine list of just over 100 bottles. The small plates menu is created by Chef Partners Hisanobu Osaka and Doug Psaltis. Favorites include house-made tomato bread, Patatas Bravas XL Fries, Duck Confit Poutine and Galacian Octopus. More

Bulerias Tapas Humboldt Park WOW DistrictBulerias Tapas Humboldt Park WOW District
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Tapas / Small Plates | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago

Welcome to Bulerías Tapas Bar. Authentic cuisine from Spain Europe. The word 'Bulerías' is rooted in the country of Spain and is most commonly used to reference a fast rhythmic form of the Art of Flamenco Dancing. The Bulerías is tradtionally the finale to a flamenco performance. As a flamenco performer, performing the Bulerías, AND as a spectator, watching the Bulerías being performed - whether performing or watching - The Bulerías, will demand of you a fun, energetic, passionate, happy experience. It is this experience that we at Bulerías Tapas are committed to deliver to every person that walks into our doors. We want you to feel our fun ambiance, absorb the energy of our staff, taste the passion in our food, and when you have concluded your experience with us for the evening, most of all, we are crazy about wanting to make you happy. Bulerías Happy!!!:)™©®More

Caspian Kabab Persian RestaurantCaspian Kabab Persian Restaurant
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Middle Eastern | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago

Welcome to Caspian Kabab Persian Restaurant!
Our family chefs have been cooking authentic Persian food for over 60 years! Experience true authentic tasting Persian food from our kitchen to your table. We always buy our meat and produce same day.
Enjoy our daily bar specials in front of our fully stocked bar. Enjoy fine Persian drinks & wines. Watch the Cubs, Sox, Blackhawks, Bulls, and Fire on our huge LED TV!More

Leona's Pizzeria - Elk GroveLeona's Pizzeria - Elk Grove
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Italian | Elk Grove Village, Northwest Suburbs

Now Enjoy An Italian Food Restaurant At A Price That Won't Break The Bank! Because Life Is Better With A Little More Dough!More

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