Find Great Food in the Land of Lincoln

Fine Cusine in Illinois

Illinois Restaurants

The Land of Lincoln is peppered with some of the countries finest eatery's.
We cut to the chase and have listed the top restaurants in the top Illinois locations so you will always know where to eat.  

We have included Yelp business reviews to make your search for a place to eat effortless and informative.

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Chicago Restaurants

Aloha Wagon 5.0 star rating 97 reviews
1247 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60608

(312) 888-9613

Alinea 4.5 star rating 1941 reviews
1723 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614

(312) 867-0110

Girl & the Goat 4.5 star rating 7886 reviews
809 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 492-6262

Chicago is well known for Deep Dish Pizza, but its hidden food cultures is what makes this city one of the best in the nation to feast.
From the lakefront to the burbs Chicago, IL has some of the finest diversified eatery's.
Chicago is home to sports teams, museums, and so much more but the food is something everyone talks about.
Use our directory to find the perfect place to eat in Chicago. Our up to date listings give you Yelp reviews and Google maps.

The Chicago-style hot dog, traditionally a steamed or boiled, natural-casing all-beef wiener on a poppy-seed bun, topped with yellow mustard, chopped onion, sliced tomato, neon-green sweet-pickle relish, sport peppers, a dill-pickle spear, and a sprinkling of celery salt—but never ketchup.
Chicago-style pizza is deep-dish pizza with a tall outer crust and large amounts of cheese, with chunky tomato sauce on top of the cheese instead of underneath it.

The Italian beef, a sandwich featuring thinly sliced roast beef simmered in a broth containing Italian-style seasonings and served on an Italian roll soaked in the meat juices.
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Bistro 6050 5.0 star rating 151 reviews
6050 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60634

(312) 883-6050

Penumbra 5.0 star rating 351 reviews
3309 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

(773) 772-2343

Oriole 5.0 star rating 226 reviews
661 W Walnut St
Chicago, IL 60661

(312) 877-5339

Loving Heart 5.0 star rating 167 reviews
838 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 561-5399

The Crepe Shop 5.0 star rating 212 reviews
2928 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60657

(773) 857-0018

Long Nine Junction 5.0 star rating 160 reviews
5 West Old State Capitol Plz
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 210-2400

3241 W Iles Ave
Springfield, IL 62711

(217) 546-8300

500 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 670-0627




Springfield IL home of the state capital has various hidden treasures among its dining community. You can find out of this world burgers or a class a steak a block away.
Visit the many historic sites this city has to offer and spend a night enjoying the food that makes this one of our top picks for fine food.

Springfield is known for some popular food items: the corn dog on a stick is claimed to have been invented in the city under the name "Cozy Dog", although there is some debate to the origin of the snack.The horseshoe sandwich, not well known outside of central Illinois, also originated in Springfield. Springfield was once the site of the Reisch Beer brewery, which operated for 117 years under the same name and family from 1849 to 1966.
The Maid-Rite Sandwich Shop in Springfield still operates what it claims as the first U.S. drive-thru window.

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Springfield Restaurants

route 66 restaurants

Route 66 Dining

Long Nine Junction 5.0 star rating 160 reviews
5 West Old State Capitol Plz
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 210-2400

500 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 670-0627

400 E Jefferson
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 572-1994

Maldaner's Restaurant 4.0 star rating 116 reviews
222 S 6th St
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 522-4313

Anchors Away 4.5 star rating 32 reviews
518 E Capitol Ave
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 679-0166




Historic Route 66 is loaded with some of the original restaurants from the routes busy past. Dell Rhea,s Chicken Basket is a staple of this scenic highway. Follow Rt 66 for some timeless classics as you explore Illinois.


Aban Kitchen 4.5 star rating 54 reviews
114 S Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 490-1455

218 W Freeman St
Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 549-5326

100 E Jackson St
Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 529-4488

Harbaugh's Cafe 4.0 star rating 110 reviews
901 S Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 351-9897

Fat Patties 4.0 star rating 108 reviews
611B S Illinois Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901

(618) 529-3287