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Bite Café is one of When in Chicago.

1. Bite Café

1039 N Western Ave (at W Cortez St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Ukrainian Village · 101 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the mashbrown from our 100 Best list: The search for the perfect hash browns ends at Bite, where a patty of skin-on potato mash is always fried to a golden crisp.

Lush Wine & Spirits is one of When in Chicago.

2. Lush Wine & Spirits

8.5
1412 W Chicago Ave (at Noble St), Chicago, IL
Enoteca · Noble Square · 18 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the croque-madame from our 100 Best list: Lush has developed one of the most craveworthy menus of drinking snacks in the city, though this sandwich—ham, cheese, béchamel, egg—is no snack.

GT Fish and Oyster is one of When in Chicago.

3. GT Fish and Oyster

8.9
531 N Wells St (at Grand Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante di pesce · River North · 195 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the squid-ink gnocchi in carrot broth from our 100 Best list: Chef Giuseppe Tentori is first and foremost an Italian & where he really shines is with pastas such as this rich yet delicate gnocchi.

Pleasant House Bakery is one of When in Chicago.

4. Pleasant House Bakery

964 W 31st St, Chicago, IL
Panetteria · Bridgeport · 62 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the mushroom and kale pie from our 100 Best list: This is one of our favorite openings of the year: It’s understated, authentic and charming, just like this individual savory pie.

Glenn's Diner & Seafood House is one of When in Chicago.

5. Glenn's Diner & Seafood House

8.5
1820 W Montrose Ave (at Wolcott Ave.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante di pesce · Ravenswood · 112 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the cioppino from our 100 Best list: Among the reasons people flock to the place is this classic San Francisco dish: a spicy broth sporting a rotating cast of fish, sweet shrimp & tender mussels.

Michael Jordan's Steak House Chicago is one of When in Chicago.

6. Michael Jordan's Steak House Chicago

7.9
505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Bisteccheria · Streeterville · 146 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the garlic bread from our 100 Best list: It was a close call between this side dish and the goat-cheese cheesecake. But garlic-schmeared bread smothered in blue-cheese sauce wins every time.

Telegraph Wine Bar is one of When in Chicago.

7. Telegraph Wine Bar

2601 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Wine bar · Logan Square · 35 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the pork loin tartine from our 100 Best list: The Logan Square wine bar is turning out glammed-up bruschetta piled with pickled pork loin, whipped feta, Bosc pears and juniper vinaigrette.

Gilt Bar is one of When in Chicago.

8. Gilt Bar

9.0
230 W Kinzie St (at N. Franklin St.), Chicago, IL
Bar · River North · 188 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the ham and cheese fondue from our 100 Best list:Take a croque-madame, increase the cheese tenfold, melt it in a crock, fold in ham, put the egg on top and use the bread on the side, for dipping.

Poag Mahone's is one of When in Chicago.

9. Poag Mahone's

333 S Wells St (at W Jackson Blvd), Chicago, IL
Pub · The Loop · 32 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Irish bread pudding from our 100 Best list: These slices of moist bread pudding are griddled, giving the pudding crispy, caramelized edges—and giving you a reason go take a nap.

Girl & The Goat is one of When in Chicago.

10. Girl & The Goat

9.1
809 W Randolph St (at Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · West Town · 549 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the chocolate bouchon from our 100 Best list: Stephanie Izard successfully incorporates foie gras as a decadent marshmallow “fluff” alongside a moist chocolate cake.

Jimmy Jamm's Sweet Potato Pies is one of When in Chicago.

11. Jimmy Jamm's Sweet Potato Pies

8.6
1844 W 95th St (at Longwood Dr.), Chicago, IL
Panetteria · Beverly · 14 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Sweet-potato pie from our 100 Best list: It’s the most obvious treatment of all that wins us over: straight-up sweet-potato pie, as ideal as it is simple.

The Whistler is one of When in Chicago.

12. The Whistler

9.0
2421 N Milwaukee Ave (at W Fullerton Ave), Chicago, IL
Cocktail bar · Logan Square · 111 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Oaxacan old-fashioned from our 100 Best list:This cocktail is not on the menu, but it’s a Paul McGee classic available by request.

2 Sparrows is one of When in Chicago.

13. 2 Sparrows

553 W Diversey Pkwy (at N Lehmann Ct), Chicago, IL
Posto per la colazione · Lake View East · 58 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the quiche from our 100 Best list: Closer in texture to a soufflé—and that’s a marvelous thing.

Hoosier Mama Pie Co. is one of When in Chicago.

14. Hoosier Mama Pie Co.

8.3
1618 W Chicago Ave (at N Ashland Ave), Chicago, IL
Negozio di torte salate e non · East Ukrainian Village · 67 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try seasonal creations (from strawberry-rhubarb in spring to apple and pumpkin in fall) and signatures (like the incomparable banana-cream) with a coffee. The pies are, in a word, extraordinary. Leggi tutto.

Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique is one of When in Chicago.

15. Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique

7.2
115 N Wabash Ave (at E Washington St), Chicago, IL
Negozio di cupcake · The Loop · 48 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: For more than just a sugar high, the small downtown shop sells fresh fruit–studded muffins and cupcakes that run the gamut from classic (such as Texas Red Velvet) to unconventional. Leggi tutto.

The Barrelhouse Flat is one of When in Chicago.

16. The Barrelhouse Flat

2624 N Lincoln Ave (at W Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Cocktail bar · Lincoln Park · 90 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the blue-cheese-and-mushroom beignets from our 100 Best list:We went for the cocktails. We came back for these meltingly rich puffs.

Three Aces is one of When in Chicago.

17. Three Aces

1321 W Taylor St (btwn Throop St & Loomis St), Chicago, IL
Bar · University Village - Little Italy · 96 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the chicken-thigh pizza from our 100 Best list: Everybody knows that, at the end of the day, there’s really nothing more satisfying than a well-made pizza.

The Fudge Pot is one of When in Chicago.

18. The Fudge Pot

7.5
1532 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
Negozio di dessert · Old Town · 16 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Chocoholics have been coming to this Old Town shop since 1963 to get their hands on marshmallows, strawberries, toffee and cookies dipped in the good stuff. Leggi tutto.

Owen & Engine is one of When in Chicago.

19. Owen & Engine

8.9
2700 N Western Ave (at W Schubert Ave), Chicago, IL
Pub ristorante · Northwest Side · 149 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Full English fry up from our 100 Best list: Hands down, this British pub is putting out one of the best brunches in the city, from the ornate coffee service to made-in-house seasonal scones.

Great Lake is one of When in Chicago.

20. Great Lake

1477 W Balmoral Ave (btw Clark & Glenwood), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · Andersonville · 38 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the salad with buttermilk dressing from our 100 Best list: An obsession with detail, an amount of scrutiny seldom applied to lettuce, a superlative, creamy dressing.

Dharma Garden is one of When in Chicago.

21. Dharma Garden

3109 W Irving Park Rd (at N Albany Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante thai · Albany Park · 18 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the Naem khao thawt from our 100 Best list: Northern specialties like this crispy rice salad with ham, are a textbook example of Thai food’s ability to hit sweet, sour, salty & spicy all at once.

DiSotto Enoteca is one of When in Chicago.

22. DiSotto Enoteca

8.2
200 E Chesnut St, Chicago, IL
Wine bar · Streeterville · 13 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the ricotta and honeycomb from our 100 Best list: This ricotta is richer and smoother than we could have imagined (it’s whipped with olive oil), paired with sweet honeycomb and grilled bread.

23. Hummingbird Kitchen Food Truck

Evanston, IL
Furgone gastronomia · 4 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the braised lamb sandwich from our 100 Best list!

Tamale Spaceship is one of When in Chicago.

24. Tamale Spaceship

1341 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL
Furgone gastronomia · Bucktown · 17 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the mole-drenched tamales from our 100 Best list!

Glenwood Avenue Arts District is one of When in Chicago.

25. Glenwood Avenue Arts District

8.3
6912 N Glenwood Ave (at W Morse Ave), Chicago, IL
Intrattenimento in genere · Rogers Park · 6 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: The cobblestone, mural-lined Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Rogers Park is home to award-winning theaters, art galleries, a seasonal farmers market, and cute cafes. Leggi tutto.

Ping Tom Memorial Park is one of When in Chicago.

26. Ping Tom Memorial Park

9.3
300 W 19th St (btwn Lumber St & Wentworth Ave), Chicago, IL
Parco · South Loop · 23 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Among the Park’s cool features are a pagoda-shaped pavilion, where you can catch a water taxi to downtown Chicago, and a unique railroad drawbridge. Leggi tutto.

Chicago's Home Of Chicken & Waffles is one of When in Chicago.

27. Chicago's Home Of Chicken & Waffles

8.2
3947 S King Dr (at E Oakwood Blvd.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante con cucina degli Stati Uniti del Sud / afroamericana · Grand Boulevard · 100 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Popular with locals and visitors, Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles serves soul food up in a stylish dining room. Leggi tutto.

Garfield Park Conservatory is one of When in Chicago.

28. Garfield Park Conservatory

9.4
300 N Central Park Ave (at Lake St), Chicago, IL
Giardino · East Garfield Park · 73 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the free admission conservatory occupies approximately 4.5 acres inside and out, where thousands of plant species are on display. Leggi tutto.

29. The Wormhole Coffee

9.1
1462 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Honore St), Chicago, IL
Coffee-shop · Wicker Park · 250 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This time-travel-themed (it has a DeLorean in the front) coffee shop has a small selection of baked goods from Fritz Pastry, Cheerios and other assorted cereals; and talented baristas.

Kristoffer's Café & Bakery is one of When in Chicago.

30. Kristoffer's Café & Bakery

7.7
1733 S Halsted St (at 18th St.), Chicago, IL
Panetteria · East Pilsen · 30 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: There’s plenty to nosh on: breakfast burritos, sandwiches and fair trade coffee. Try a slice of tres leches while using the free Wi-Fi. The café stays open late on second Fridays. Leggi tutto.

Celtic Crown Public House is one of When in Chicago.

31. Celtic Crown Public House

7.3
4301 N Western Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Pub · North Center · 20 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: You may find yourself with a bill for $2 burgers or free wings. Celtic Crown is worth a visit for above average bar food. The corned-beef sandwich is satisfying, as is the baked barbecue-rib plate. Leggi tutto.

Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro is one of When in Chicago.

32. Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

6.7
3905 N Lincoln Ave (at Byron), Chicago, IL
Pub irlandese · North Center · 46 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: This Irish bistro serves modern food. Guinness is in the onion–and–white cheddar soup, beef stew and the mac and cheese served alongside barbecue ribs. Also stop by for a great Irish whiskey. Leggi tutto.

33. David Burke's Primehouse

616 N Rush St (at E Ontario St), Chicago, IL
Bisteccheria · Near North Side · 125 consigli e recensioni

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Warm popovers stand in for bread, filets are tender and rich, and brunch gets served in bento boxes with themes— “griddled” (pancakes and French toast) and “hangover” (burgers, fries and sunglasses). Leggi tutto.

HUB 51 is one of When in Chicago.

34. HUB 51

8.6
51 W Hubbard St (at Dearborn St), Chicago, IL
Nuovo ristorante americano · Near North Side · 251 consigli e recensioni

PeoplePeople: Stars like Josh Duhamel and the Glee cast load up on their crunchy tuna rolls and famous carrot cake–only to dance off the calories downstairs at Sub51. Tip: Make a reservation or expect a big wait.

The Spirit by by Omri & Julie Rotblatt-Amrany (Michael Jordan Statue) is one of When in Chicago.

35. The Spirit by by Omri & Julie Rotblatt-Amrany (Michael Jordan Statue)

8.5
United Center (Gate 4), Chicago, IL
Scultura all'aperto · Near West Side · 31 consigli e recensioni
Vida Simple Mural By Juan Angel Chávez is one of When in Chicago.

36. Vida Simple Mural By Juan Angel Chávez

7.3
2010 S Damen Ave (at CTA - Damen/Cermak), Chicago, IL
Galleria d'arte · Heart of Chicago · 5 consigli e recensioni
Green Mill Cocktail Lounge is one of When in Chicago.

37. Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

8.8
4802 N Broadway St (at W Lawrence Ave.), Chicago, IL
Jazz club · Uptown · 133 consigli e recensioni
Ruxbin Kitchen is one of When in Chicago.

38. Ruxbin Kitchen

851 N Ashland Ave (at Pearson St), Chicago, IL
Ristorante americano · Noble Square · 53 consigli e recensioni

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Skipping the kimchi taco route that's so popular elsewhere, Kim takes a chance (and succeeds) with dishes like a clever spin on the clambake, Korean chili and calamari stuffed with chicken and pork.

Dat Donut is one of When in Chicago.

39. Dat Donut

8.6
8249 S Cottage Grove Ave (at E. 83rd St.), Chicago, IL
Negozio di ciambelle · East Chatham · 47 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This take-out bakery specializes in the "Big Dat" an enormous doughnut, measuring 9" across and 3" tall.

Buddy Guy's Legends is one of When in Chicago.

40. Buddy Guy's Legends

8.7
700 S Wabash Ave (at Balbo Dr.), Chicago, IL
Luogo per concerti · South Loop · 141 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Local and international legends play here, and Buddy Guy himself graces the stage of his authentic blues club, where memorabilia like B.B. King and John Lee Hooker’s guitars complete the atmosphere. Leggi tutto.

Kingston Mines is one of When in Chicago.

41. Kingston Mines

8.9
2548 N Halsted St (at Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Jazz club · Lincoln Park · 112 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Its late hours, regular acoustic blues sets, all-night kitchen, and vibrant neighborhood full of shops, restaurants, and other entertainment recommend this club as a top blues destination. Leggi tutto.

Gino's East is one of When in Chicago.

42. Gino's East

8.3
162 E Superior St (btwn Fairbanks Ct & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · Streeterville · 272 consigli e recensioni

naveennaveen: it's almost as if they built this place with extra walls so even more people could write on them. don't let your eyes get bigger than your appetite: a medium deep dish is enough (400 cals a slice!)

43. Millennium Park Chiropractic

155 N Michigan Ave (Randolph and Michigan), Chicago, IL
Chiropratico · The Loop · Non ci sono consigli né recensioni
Portillo's is one of When in Chicago.

44. Portillo's

9.0
100 W Ontario St (at Clark St), Chicago, IL
Locale da Hot Dog · River North · 661 consigli e recensioni

naveennaveen: what a place! so much going on all over. start simple: get two classic chicago-style hot dogs. lemonade on the side. it's plenty for your first time.

Muddy Waters' Home is one of When in Chicago.

45. Muddy Waters' Home

Chicago, IL
Abitazione (privata) · North Kenwood · 4 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Blues legend Muddy Waters bought this place where Howlin’ Wolf and other musicians used to stay. When it got too hot to play indoors, neighbors were often treated to a jam session on the front porch. Leggi tutto.

Chicago Blues District is one of When in Chicago.

46. Chicago Blues District

8.6
708 E 47th St, Chicago, IL
Jazz club · Grand Boulevard · 12 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This used to be the landmark 708 Club, one of the birthplaces of the Chicago blues. It was here that the instruments and style that defined the highly-charged electrified blues really came together. Leggi tutto.

Wrigley Field is one of When in Chicago.

47. Wrigley Field

9.1
1060 W Addison St (btwn Sheffield Ave & Clark St), Chicago, IL
Stadio di baseball · Wrigleyville · 546 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council, Wrigley Field and Yankee Stadium tied for home of the best stadium hot dog in 2008. Leggi tutto.

Andersonville Swedish Dala Horse is one of When in Chicago.

48. Andersonville Swedish Dala Horse

8.0
Clark St. & Farragut Ave., Chicago, IL
Giardino con sculture · Andersonville · 6 consigli e recensioni
Rock Your Palate is one of When in Chicago.

49. Rock Your Palate

1925 N Halsted St (W. Armitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Intrattenimento in genere · Lincoln Park · 7 consigli e recensioni
Butcher & The Burger is one of When in Chicago.

50. Butcher & The Burger

9.0
1021 W Armitage Ave (at Kenmore Ave.), Chicago, IL
Locale per hamburger · North Side · 110 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: Butcher & the Burger has a fully operational butcher shop on premise and is all about customization: choose your meat blend, choose your seasonings, choose your bun, choose your toppings.

Au Cheval is one of When in Chicago.

51. Au Cheval

9.1
800 W Randolph St (at S Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Locale per hamburger · Fulton Market · 478 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: The cheeseburger here may look like a simple, griddled double patty burger, but don't be fooled: this burger is what food writer Francis Lam calls "tremendous work, thin patty diner style magic."

Kuma's Corner is one of When in Chicago.

52. Kuma's Corner

8.8
2900 W Belmont Ave (at Francisco Ave), Chicago, IL
Locale per hamburger · Northwest Side · 415 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: Big fat burgers from a popular, insanely loud metal bar, that is divisive in terms of ambience. Former Eater Chicago editor Ari Bendersky says it would be "blasphemous" to leave it off the list.

Gino's East is one of When in Chicago.

53. Gino's East

7.5
500 N La Salle Dr (at Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · River North · 130 consigli e recensioni

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: What’s my take on the age-old argument: New York thin crust versus Chicago deep dish? Let’s just say, I’m a Brooklyn guy, but Gino's tests my loyalty. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food Leggi tutto.

Big Jones is one of When in Chicago.

54. Big Jones

8.5
5347 N Clark St (btwn W Summerdale Ave & W Balmoral Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante con cucina degli Stati Uniti del Sud / afroamericana · Andersonville · 139 consigli e recensioni
Franks 'N' Dawgs is one of When in Chicago.

55. Franks 'N' Dawgs

1863 N Clybourn Ave (at W Wisconsin St), Chicago, IL
Locale da Hot Dog · North Side · 68 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: This may look like an ordinary hot dog joint, but sink your teeth into one of their housemade haute sausages and you may pass out. [Eater 38 Member]

Piccolo Sogno is one of When in Chicago.

56. Piccolo Sogno

9.2
464 N Halsted St (at Grand Ave), Chicago, IL
Ristorante italiano · Fulton River District · 110 consigli e recensioni
Big Star is one of When in Chicago.

57. Big Star

9.0
1531 N Damen Ave (at N Wicker Park Ave), Chicago, IL
Locale con specialità tacos · Wicker Park · 577 consigli e recensioni

EaterEater: Where else can you get a beer, a taco and a shot of whisky for under $10? Leave it to Blackbird exec chef Paul Kahan to make it happen. [Eater 38 Member] Leggi tutto.

Smoque BBQ is one of When in Chicago.

58. Smoque BBQ

9.1
3800 N Pulaski Rd (at Grace St), Chicago, IL
Locale per barbecue · Old Irving Park · 233 consigli e recensioni
Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co. is one of When in Chicago.

59. Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.

8.7
2121 N Clark St (at Dickens), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · Lincoln Park · 183 consigli e recensioni

ThrillistThrillist: Historical Detour: Stroll past Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder. The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre happened across the street.

Mr. Beef is one of When in Chicago.

60. Mr. Beef

7.5
666 N Orleans St (at Huron St.), Chicago, IL
Ristorante italiano · River North · 43 consigli e recensioni

ThrillistThrillist: Mr. Beef is the BEST Italian beef. Leggi tutto.

Franks 'N' Dawgs is one of When in Chicago.

61. Franks 'N' Dawgs

1863 N Clybourn Ave (at W Wisconsin St), Chicago, IL
Locale da Hot Dog · North Side · 68 consigli e recensioni

ThrillistThrillist: Chef'd by a Blackbird/Sixteen alum, FND looks like an unassuming hot dog stand decked out in red, black, and steel and ornamented with photos of local graffiti. Snag an egg-laden brunch dog! Leggi tutto.

Istituto d'Arte di Chicago is one of When in Chicago.

62. Istituto d'Arte di Chicago

9.5
(The Art Institute of Chicago)
111 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe St & Jackson Dr), Chicago, IL
Museo d'arte · Grant Park · 673 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: See 160 works by Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein in a major retrospective May 22 - September 3. Chicago has the honor of being the first city to host the show: Leggi tutto.

360 CHICAGO is one of When in Chicago.

63. 360 CHICAGO

8.6
875 N Michigan Ave Fl 94 (btwn Delaware Pl & Chestnut St), Chicago, IL
Luogo panoramico · Streeterville · 165 consigli e recensioni

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: An open-air SkyWalk at John Hancock Observatory, not only gives you great views of the city, it also lets invites you to take a breath of fresh air!