2020 Best Cheap Eats Restaurants in Chicago Area

Inexpensive Restaurants in Chicago

Splurging at top-rated restaurants is fun for special events, but where can you go for a good-quality meal that won't break the bank?

Check out GAYOT's selections for the Top Cheap Eats Restaurants Chicago, presented in alphabetical order.

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Big Star
13/20
A buzzy Wicker Park bar and taqueria with affordable fare and an eclectic crowd. See More
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Mexican, Tacos, Ice Cream
Bodega
QB
Grab-and-go tacos and churros in River North. See More
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Cafe Iberico
11/20
Lively tapas mainstay in River North with reliable food and strong sangría. See More
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Chicago Diner
11/20
Meat-free since '83, this vegetarian-friendly restaurant is seeing a revival. See More
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Crisp
QB
Communal hot-spot kicking out killer, caramelized Korean fried chicken and modern adaptations of traditional Korean dishes. See More
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Del Seoul
QB
Korean tacos, dumplings and other eats have drawn a loyal following to this Lincoln Park fast-casual eatery. See More
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Don Pedro Carnitas
QB
Make your own carnitas tacos at this locals' favorite in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. See More
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Furious Spoon
12/20
This Wicker Park spot serves up handmade ramen noodles. See More
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Honey Butter Fried Chicken
QB
Fried chicken seems hip, thanks to the folks behind underground dining club Sunday Dinner. See More
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Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
12/20
Two words sum up everything you need to know about Jake Melnick's: hot wings. See More
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