The Very Best Local Restaurants in Chicago

Don’t they say that the surest path to discovering a place’s culture runs through the stomach? Our Chicago locals feel the same and they’re eager to share their favorite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, casual spots, fine dining, traditional kitchen, ethnic cuisine and everything in between — all without breaking the bank. When it comes to the best food in town, you’re in safe, expert hands with these restaurants.

Antique Taco – Not your average tacos

Antique Taco – Not your average tacos

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“Antique Taco” Chicago is a unique taco spot. It’s not “authentic” Mexican, but it’s delicious. My favorite is the chili cheese curds…

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Artango Bar & Steakhouse – Argentine food & culture

Artango Bar & Steakhouse – Argentine food & culture

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At “Artango Bar & Steakhouse” Chicago on Lincoln Square my senses come alive through music, art, dance and food. Try the steaks, ceviches or empanadas!

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Au Cheval – Classy diner

Au Cheval – Classy diner

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“Au Cheval” Chicago is, as I like to say, ‘one classy joint’. If there was a must try item on the menu it’s the burger. And they have over 30 beers on tap!

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Bar Takito – Tacos & margaritas

Bar Takito – Tacos & margaritas

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“Bar Takito” in Chicago has some of the best and most creative margaritas in the city. I like it for their happy hour and their avocado pine nut guacamole!

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Bird’s Nest – Best wings in Chicago

Bird’s Nest – Best wings in Chicago

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“Bird’s Nest” Chicago has the best buffalo wings in the city. I can say that this restaurant’s got it where it counts: the flavor, the crunch, & the size.

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