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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
CHICAGO

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in Chicago. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Benny’s Chop House Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Benny’s Chop House, Chicago, IL 444 N. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

In a city known for steak, Benny Siddu’s modern-day chophouse stands out from the pack. More...

Cape Cod Room Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Cape Cod Room, Chicago, IL The Drake Hotel
140 E. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Longtime seafood joint in The Drake Hotel attracts well-heeled tourists and locals for fresh catches and star sightings. More...

Carmine's Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Carmine 1043 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Bustling restaurant --- part of the Rosebud family --- draws diners for pre-club and pre-theater pasta. More...

Cite Contemporary
11/20
Dining Room at Cite, Chicago, IL Lake Point Tower
505 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
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This elegant restaurant's 70th floor perch atop Lake Point Tower wins every time. More...

Fogo de Chao Steakhouse
12/20
Dining Room at Fogo de Chao, Chicago, IL 661 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Gauchos carve meat tableside at this bustling churrascaria; one of many in the city and suburbs, it's also among the best. More...

Lawry's The Prime Rib American
12/20
Dining Room at Lawry 100 E. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Located in a grand mansion, this institution focuses squarely on prime rib. More...

Mia Francesca Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Mia Francesca, Chicago, IL 3311 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657

Super-busy Italian restaurant where the servings are generous and the volume deafening. More...

Mike Ditka's Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Mike Ditka Tremont Hotel
100 E. Chestnut St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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Manly man's meat and potatoes joint from “Da Coach.” More...

Rosebud on Rush Italian
13/20
Dining Room at Rosebud on Rush, Chicago, IL 720 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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It's hard not to like an Italian restaurant that lists meatballs and Italian sausage as a side dish. More...

Shaw's Crab House Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Shaw 21 E. Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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High-end, sustainable seafood restaurant with great crab cakes and legs, and notable raw oysters and fish preparations. More...

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
12/20
Dining Room at Smith & Wollensky, Chicago, IL Marina City
318 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Suits snag steaks --- and primo river views --- at this prime meatery on the Chicago River. More...

Weber Grill Restaurant American
11/20
Dining Room at Weber Grill Restaurant, Chicago, IL Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown
539 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60654
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Find upscale backyard barbecue on Weber kettle grills at this pit stop. More...

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