Visit Chicago's Best Restaurants

From molecular gastronomy to gourmet Mexican cuisine, Chicago's hottest restaurants offer it all. The world-class Windy City boasts more Michelin stars and James Beard award-winning restaurants on average, but it manages to stay humble. But what else do you expect from "The City That Works?"

Absolute perfection, that's what. On, expect us to cover go-to classics as well as buzzed-about newcomers. Looking for the quintessential Chicago steakhouse to impress clients? Our sister site spotlights it at Romantic eatery in the famed Loop downtown district? Yep, it's here. Modern cocktails from talented mixologists like Lost Lake's Paul McGee? Get your bucket list ready. And, of course, every notable chef from the likes of Grant Achatz, Rick Bayless, Curtis Duffy, Stephanie Izard and Fabio Viviani are in the mix.

Explore Beyond Downtown Chicago Restaurants: Bucktown, Logan Square, etc.

The Gold Coast, Lincoln Park, River North and West Loop neighborhoods are powerhouses when it comes to dining in Chicago, but some of the fastest-growing areas are beyond the downtown scene. On the South Side, it's Bronzeville and Pilsen for Southern-inspired fare and chef-driven delights. Hit up Logan Square for the likes of contemporary American gems like Giant and Jam. And far North Side neighborhoods Andersonville, Lincoln Square and Uptown boast Michelin starred spots such as 42 Grams and Elizabeth. .

Reserve a Table at a Classic or Modern Chicago Steakhouse

With, we've committed to covering every notable Chicago steakhouse serving the best prime beef cuts available. But, as we've discovered since embarking upon this mighty meaty journey five years ago, there's much more to a great steakhouse than a good cut of beef. From unique tableside preparations like cocktail and caviar carts to updated versions of classic side dishes like mac 'n' cheese and smoky red asparagus, Chicago steakhouses are anything but typical.

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