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The Best Restaurants in Chicago


We have dined at many Windy City restaurants, and we want to share with you the very best restaurants in Chicago. Whether you are looking for the highest-rated Chicago restaurants when it comes to food, or the most romantic meal, or the best steak, or where to dine out on a special holiday, you can follow our top 10 Chicago restaurant lists and recommendations. Here you can find the best restaurants in Chicago in a variety of categories.


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TOP 10 RESTAURANT LISTS

American
Barbecue
Bistros

Brunch
Burgers
Business Dining

BYOB
Cheap Eats
Chef's Tables
Chinese
Classics
Easter Brunch

Father's Day
Food Ratings
French

Happy Hour
Heart-Healthy

Ice Cream
Italian

Japanese
Kid-Friendly
Lounges

Mexican
Mother's Day Brunch
New Year's Eve
Open Late
Outdoor Dining
Pizza

Power Breakfast
Power Lunch

Romantic
Seafood

Sexy Restaurants
Small Plates
Special Occasion
Steakhouses
Sushi

Thai
Thanksgiving
Valentine's Day
Value
Vegetarian
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Wine Bars
Wine Lists



DINING THEMES

Barbecue
Breakfast
British & Irish Pubs
Brunch

Cheap Eats
Happy Hour
Heart-Healthy
Ice Cream

Italian
Kid-Friendly
Outdoor Dining

Pizza
Romantic
Seafood
Steakhouses
Value Restaurants

Holiday
Easter Brunch
Mother's Day
New

St. Patrick's Day
Thanksgiving
Valentine's Day

Spiaggia, one of our Best Romantic Restaurants

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RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.