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Chicago Restaurant Guide

The Publican, one of GAYOT's 10 Best Chicago Restaurants for Fall 2014
The 10 Best Chicago Restaurants
From deep dish pizza joints to cutting-edge establishments run by celebrity chefs, there's no shortage of options when it comes to dining out in the Windy City. Check out GAYOT's 10 Best Chicago Restaurants to find great ideas for a night out on the town.

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See all Chicago restaurants's Picks:
10 Hot Spots for Dining
Fat Rice
Honey Butter Fried Chicken
La Sirena Clandestina
Little Goat Diner
The Publican
Sumi Robata Bar

Best Steakhouses

Restaurant News in Chicago

Learn more about what's going on in the Chicago dining scene
Stella Barra Pizzeria Opens
New Chef at Boka
Halal Food Festival
Galena Nouveau Wine Weekend

Chicago Restaurant Reviews

Cicchetti, one of the Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Chicago
Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Chicago
Looking for a new dining destination in Chicago? GAYOT's list is constantly being updated to spotlight the hottest new restaurants in town.

See the Top 10 New & Notable Restaurants in Chicago

Find more new restaurants in Chicago, including Fig & Olive
New Restaurants in Chicago
Find many more Chicago restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

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Closed Restaurant Reviews

They might be gone, but they're not forgotten. Browse through our closed restaurant database for Chicago to reminisce about your favorite eateries from the past. Abril, we'll miss you.


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.