Fodor's Choice: The Best Restaurants in Chicago

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Fodor's Choice Chicago Restaurants

Restaurants Overview
Name Price/
Cuisine
Location
 
Alinea
Believe the hype and secure tickets—yes,...
$$$$ American: Modern American Lincoln Park
 
Bar Toma
Italian culinary master Tony Mantuano (of...
$$ Italian Near North
 
Big Star
It's cramped and noisy, and the service is often...
$ Mexican Wicker Park
 
Blackbird
Being cramped next to your neighbor has never...

Reserve
$$$$ American: Modern American West Loop
 
Boka
If you're doing Steppenwolf pre-theater dinner on...

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$$$ American: Modern American Lincoln Park
 
The Bristol
While Bucktown isn't wanting for dining options,...
$$ American Bucktown
 
Frontera
Devotees of chef-owner Rick Bayless queue up for...
$$ Mexican River North
 
Girl & the Goat
Bravo's Top Chef Season 4 champion Stephanie...

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$$$ Mediterranean West Loop
 
Grace
Breakout culinary star Curtis Duffy (veteran of...
$$$$ American: Modern American West Loop
 
Hopleaf
When hops devotee Michael Roper added a dining...
$$ American Far North Side
 
Hot Doug's
Don't tell the zealots who have made Hot Doug's...
$ American Logan Square
 
Little Goat
Following the wild success of her flagship...
$$ Eclectic West Loop
 
North Pond
A former Arts and Crafts–style warming house...

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$$$$ American Lincoln Park
 
Publican Restaurant
Don't call this beer-focused hot spot a...

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$$$ American West Loop
 
The Purple Pig
The Magnificient Mile is known for many...
$$ Mediterranean River North
 
Slurping Turtle
Slurping is not only allowed at this casual River...
$$ Japanese: Ramen River North
 
Spiaggia
Refined Italian cooking dished alongside...

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$$$$ Italian Near North
 
Trenchermen
When most people think of "adventurous dining,"...
$$ Eclectic Wicker Park
 
Urban Belly
It's easy to strike up a conversation with local...
$ Korean Logan Square
 
Yusho
Yes, it's Japanese, but a standard sushi-teriyaki...
$$ Japanese Logan Square

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