Chicago
Mindy's Hot Chocolate is one of Chicago.

1. Mindy's Hot Chocolate

9.0
1747 N Damen Ave (at W Willow St), Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · Bucktown · 183 tips and reviews
Big Star is one of Chicago.

2. Big Star

9.3
1531 N Damen Ave (btwn W Pierce Ave & N Wicker Pk Ave), Chicago, IL
Taco Place · Wicker Park · 537 tips and reviews
iCream is one of Chicago.

3. iCream

1537 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn N Damen Ave & N Honroe St), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Wicker Park · 47 tips and reviews
Cumin is one of Chicago.

4. Cumin

8.5
1414 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn Wolcott Ave. & Evergreen Ave.), Chicago, IL
Indian Restaurant · Wicker Park · 65 tips and reviews
Alliance Bakery is one of Chicago.

5. Alliance Bakery

8.7
1736 W Division St (at N Hermitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Bakery · Wicker Park · 63 tips and reviews
Silver Palm is one of Chicago.

6. Silver Palm

6.9
768 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Ogden Ave), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · River West · 27 tips and reviews
Red Line Tap is one of Chicago.

7. Red Line Tap

7.4
7006 N Glenwood Ave (at W Lunt Ave), Chicago, IL
Dive Bar · Rogers Park · 23 tips and reviews
Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant is one of Chicago.

8. Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant

8.7
3471 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Pub · Northwest Side · 40 tips and reviews

Chi_Shan @.Chi_Shan @chi_shan: St. Patrick's Day Tradition...hear the Emerald Society's bagpipes and drums jam (and imbibe in plenty o guinness!)

Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro is one of Chicago.

9. Mrs Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro

7.3
3905 N Lincoln Ave (at Byron), Chicago, IL
Irish Pub · North Center · 38 tips and reviews
Celtic Crown Public House is one of Chicago.

10. Celtic Crown Public House

8.0
4301 N Western Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Pub · North Center · 20 tips and reviews
The Pepper Canister Irish Pub is one of Chicago.

11. The Pepper Canister Irish Pub

7.6
509 N Wells St (btwn Grand & Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Pub · River North · 25 tips and reviews
English Bar & Restaurant is one of Chicago.

12. English Bar & Restaurant

444 N La Salle Dr (at Grand St), Chicago, IL
Bar · River North · 37 tips and reviews
Hopleaf Bar is one of Chicago.

13. Hopleaf Bar

9.3
5148 N Clark St (at W Foster Ave), Chicago, IL
Beer Bar · Andersonville · 294 tips and reviews

MazdaMazda: It's all about their decadent CB&J. House-made cashew butter, fig jam, and morbier cheese, and on top of that it's pan-fried!

Hamburger Mary's is one of Chicago.

14. Hamburger Mary's

8.4
5400 N Clark St (at W Balmoral Ave.), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Andersonville · 97 tips and reviews

Joel G.Joel Githiri: They had me at $2 mimosas. Breakfast burrito was great... And of course the burgers!

Tweet is one of Chicago.

15. Tweet

9.1
5020 N Sheridan Rd (btwn W Argyle St & W Carmen Ave), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Uptown · 123 tips and reviews

Nick G.Nick G: Southwestern tofu scramble mmmm

The Bluebird is one of Chicago.

16. The Bluebird

1749 N Damen Ave (at Willow St), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Bucktown · 42 tips and reviews

SumSumSumSum: Order a drink between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and get a complimentary order of Bluebird's hand-cut french fries. Honestly, they're some of the best in Chicago.

The Gage is one of Chicago.

17. The Gage

9.1
24 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe & Madison St.), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · The Loop · 273 tips and reviews
The Matchbox is one of Chicago.

18. The Matchbox

9.0
770 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Bar · River West · 66 tips and reviews

JamieJamie: Literally the size of a matchbox w/ THE best drinks! Try the pineapple gimlet (made with egg whites and powdered sugar) or any drinks made w/ their own ginger-infused vodka!

Rebel Bar & Grill is one of Chicago.

19. Rebel Bar & Grill

3462 N Clark St (btwn Cornelia & Newport Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 27 tips and reviews
Logan Hardware is one of Chicago.

20. Logan Hardware

8.8
2532 W Fullerton Ave (at N Western Ave), Chicago, IL
Record Shop · Logan Square · 19 tips and reviews
Three Aces is one of Chicago.

21. Three Aces

9.1
1321 W Taylor St (btwn Throop St & Loomis St), Chicago, IL
Bar · University Village - Little Italy · 96 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the chicken-thigh pizza from our 100 Best list: Everybody knows that, at the end of the day, there’s really nothing more satisfying than a well-made pizza.

Pleasant House Bakery is one of Chicago.

22. Pleasant House Bakery

9.1
964 W 31st St, Chicago, IL
Bakery · Bridgeport · 64 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the mushroom and kale pie from our 100 Best list: This is one of our favorite openings of the year: It’s understated, authentic and charming, just like this individual savory pie.

Blackbird is one of Chicago.

23. Blackbird

8.6
619 W Randolph St (at N Desplaines St.), Chicago, IL
New American Restaurant · West Loop · 114 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the frozen cucumber mousse from our 100 Best list: Executive pastry chef Bryce Caron turns a humble cucumber into this creamsicle-like dessert, which is unexpectedly rich & surprisingly refreshing

Pump Room is one of Chicago.

24. Pump Room

8.8
1301 N State Pkwy (at Goethe St), Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Gold Coast · 94 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the roast carrot and avocado salad from our 100 Best list:Crunchy with seeds, redolent with spices and enhanced with crème fraîche, this is proof there is such a thing as salad evolution.

Takashi is one of Chicago.

25. Takashi

1952 N Damen Ave (at W Armitage Ave.), Chicago, IL
French Restaurant · Bucktown · 45 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the almond soup from our 100 Best list: When is a soup the most satisfying part of a midsummer meal? When it is as cool, smooth & balanced (sweet, acidic grapes; rich, savory almonds) as this one.

Fraiche Bakery & Cafe is one of Chicago.

26. Fraiche Bakery & Cafe

815 Noyes St (at Sherman), Evanston, IL
Sandwich Place · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Try the cinnamon bomb from our 100 Best list: Why call this (admittedly tame-looking) pastry a “bomb”? Because this moist, cinnamon-dusted cake is unexpectedly addictive. And that’s dangerous.

Ping Tom Memorial Park is one of Chicago.

27. Ping Tom Memorial Park

9.4
300 W 19th St (btwn Lumber St & Wentworth Ave), Chicago, IL
Park · South Loop · 22 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Among the Park’s cool features are a pagoda-shaped pavilion, where you can catch a water taxi to downtown Chicago, and a unique railroad drawbridge. Read more.

Mixed Greens is one of Chicago.

28. Mixed Greens

7.0
175 N Franklin St (btwn Lake & Randolph), Chicago, IL
Salad Place · The Loop · 12 tips and reviews
Protein Bar is one of Chicago.

29. Protein Bar

8.2
221 W Washington St (at Wells), Chicago, IL
Restaurant · The Loop · 44 tips and reviews
Mista is one of Chicago.

30. Mista

134 N La Salle St (at Randolph), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · The Loop · 8 tips and reviews
Pockets is one of Chicago.

31. Pockets

7.2
309 W Lake St (Franklin), Chicago, IL
Salad Place · The Loop · 4 tips and reviews
Mac Kelly's Greens & Things is one of Chicago.

32. Mac Kelly's Greens & Things

216 W Jackson Blvd (btwn S Franklin S & S Wells St), Chicago, IL
Salad Place · The Loop · 8 tips and reviews
Siam Rice is one of Chicago.

33. Siam Rice

7.3
117 N Wells St, Chicago, IL
Thai Restaurant · The Loop · 34 tips and reviews
Buzz: Killer Espresso is one of Chicago.

34. Buzz: Killer Espresso

8.6
1644 N Damen Ave (at North Ave), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · Bucktown · 54 tips and reviews
Ipsento Coffee House is one of Chicago.

35. Ipsento Coffee House

9.4
2035 N Western Ave (at W McLean Ave), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · Bucktown · 119 tips and reviews
Ch'ava Café is one of Chicago.

36. Ch'ava Café

4656 N Clark St (at Leland Ave), Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · Ravenswood · 59 tips and reviews
Lost Eras is one of Chicago.

37. Lost Eras

1511 W Howard St, Chicago, IL
Thrift / Vintage Store · Rogers Park · 4 tips and reviews
Berlin Nightclub is one of Chicago.

38. Berlin Nightclub

8.2
954 W Belmont Ave (at N Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Nightclub · Lakeview · 59 tips and reviews
Horrorbles is one of Chicago.

39. Horrorbles

6729 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL
Hobby Shop · 1 tip
The Rail Bar & Grill is one of Chicago.

40. The Rail Bar & Grill

5.6
4709 N Damen Ave (at W Lawrence Ave), Chicago, IL
Sports Bar · Ravenswood · 65 tips and reviews

baxter s.baxter sarah: 3 dollar burgers on Wednesday. Totally worth it because it comes with a side of fries. Om nom nom.

Big Chicks is one of Chicago.

41. Big Chicks

8.8
5024 N Sheridan Rd (at W Argyle St.), Chicago, IL
Gay Bar · Uptown · 80 tips and reviews

Jack L.Jack Lambert: Parmizone garlic potato chips. Homemade. Yummy

Duke Of Perth is one of Chicago.

42. Duke Of Perth

8.2
2913 N Clark St (btwn Oakdale & Surf St.), Chicago, IL
Pub · Lake View East · 84 tips and reviews

Michelle G.Michelle G: The Fish n Chips are amazing! All you can eat on Wed and Fri.

Taste of Peru is one of Chicago.

43. Taste of Peru

9.2
6545 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Peruvian Restaurant · Rogers Park · 36 tips and reviews

Levy R.Levy Rivers: If you like large portions of rice and french fries - with spicy foods and music - this is a place you should know.

Tre Kronor is one of Chicago.

44. Tre Kronor

9.3
3258 W Foster Ave (at Spaulding Ave), Chicago, IL
Scandinavian Restaurant · North Park · 74 tips and reviews

John A.John Amundsen: Tasty quiches and other Scandinavian goodies in Albany Park. Don't order the pop though, it's like $2 a can.

Depot Diner is one of Chicago.

45. Depot Diner

5840 W Roosevelt Rd (btwn Monitor Ave & Mayfield Ave), Chicago, IL
Diner · Lawndale · 24 tips and reviews

Mark B.Mark Benson: Great hole in the wall with hearty food. Old school.

Sun Wah BBQ is one of Chicago.

46. Sun Wah BBQ

9.0
5039 N Broadway St (at W Argyle St), Chicago, IL
Chinese Restaurant · Uptown · 128 tips and reviews

William P.William Perez: This place is the most authentic Chinese Restaurant in the midwest! Food is fresh and made to order! Prices are so cheap you'll do a double take when you look at the check! Best BBQ duck this side of

Big Star is one of Chicago.

47. Big Star

9.3
1531 N Damen Ave (btwn W Pierce Ave & N Wicker Pk Ave), Chicago, IL
Taco Place · Wicker Park · 537 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Where else can you get a beer, a taco and a shot of whisky for under $10? Leave it to Blackbird exec chef Paul Kahan to make it happen. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Purple Pig is one of Chicago.

48. The Purple Pig

9.3
500 N Michigan Ave (at W Illinois St.), Chicago, IL
Mediterranean Restaurant · Streeterville · 536 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Visit this new haven for "cheese, swine & wine," delivering said goods in a wine bar-meets-butcher shop space with marble countertops and wine barrels jutting out from the wall. Read more.

Chicago Curry House Indian Restaurant is one of Chicago.

49. Chicago Curry House Indian Restaurant

7.9
899 S Plymouth Ct (at W 9th St), Chicago, IL
Indian Restaurant · Dearborn Park · 41 tips and reviews

James J.James Janega: Worth looking for this comfy Tibetan restaurant. Fantastic lunch buffet bargain, great food. And the big beers are as outsized as the Himalayas.

Beat Kitchen is one of Chicago.

50. Beat Kitchen

8.7
2100 W Belmont Ave (at Hoyne Ave), Chicago, IL
Music Venue · Roscoe Village · 44 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: The Beat Kitchen hosts The Chicago Underground Comedy showcase each Tuesday with some of the city’s most talented and promising comedians. The showcase is every Tuesday at 9:30pm; tickets are $5.

Revolution Brewing is one of Chicago.

51. Revolution Brewing

9.4
2323 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn N California & W Fullerton Ave), Chicago, IL
Brewery · Logan Square · 372 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Located in trendy Logan Square, Revolution Brewing is one of Chicago’s artisanal brewing companies. Try the Bacon Fat Popcorn at their restaurant, which also has vegan-friendly options. Read more.

Lincoln Lodge is one of Chicago.

52. Lincoln Lodge

4008 N Lincoln Ave (btw Irving Park & Cuyler), Chicago, IL
Comedy Club · North Center · 7 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Now in its 10th season, the Lincoln Lodge features the best of Chicago’s comedians as well as musicians, poets, filmmakers and other off-beat variety acts.

The Book Cellar is one of Chicago.

53. The Book Cellar

8.8
4736 N Lincoln Ave (btwn W Lawrence Ave & W Leland Ave), Chicago, IL
Bookstore · Ravenswood · 32 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Discover a unique 2-in-1 bookstore and cozy café serving coffee and wine in the heart of Lincoln Square, hosting events such as Essay Fiesta and Local Author Night.

Renegade Handmade is one of Chicago.

54. Renegade Handmade

1924 W Division St (at N Damen Ave), Chicago, IL
Arts & Crafts Store · Wicker Park · 9 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Truly a one-stop shop for DIY goodies and the work of over 300 artists! An extension of the Renegade Craft Fair, the store serves as a permanent locale for people to buy & sell unique handmade items.

Reza's Restaurant is one of Chicago.

55. Reza's Restaurant

6.7
432 W Ontario St (btwn N Kingsbury St & N Orleans St), Chicago, IL
Mediterranean Restaurant · River North · 32 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Reza’s Restauarant offers 25 options for vegetarians, as well as tasty seafood and kebabs. They started as a hotdog stand with 5 seats, but their Andersonville outpost now seats 500! Read more.

Broadway Antique Market is one of Chicago.

56. Broadway Antique Market

8.7
6130 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
Antique Shop · Edgewater · 22 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: With 75 dealers and over 25,000 square feet of showroom space, this ‘vintage department store’ has every antique imaginable, with an emphasis on mid-century modern furniture & art deco pieces.

Tomato Head Pizza Kitchen is one of Chicago.

57. Tomato Head Pizza Kitchen

945 W Randolph St (Randolph and Morgan), Chicago, IL
Pizza Place · West Town · 12 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Tomoto Head, known for their cracker thin-crust, puts a unique spin on pizza by using cornmeal instead of flour. Their Fire Breather and BBQ Chicken are popular menu choices!

Haymarket Pub & Brewery is one of Chicago.

58. Haymarket Pub & Brewery

8.6
737 W Randolph St (at Halsted St), Chicago, IL
Brewery · West Town · 167 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Haymarket offers American and Belgium-inspired beers brewed in-house and delicious food (vegan options available). Sip on a brew while taking in a play at the connected Drinking and Writing Theater.

Meli Cafe & Juice Bar is one of Chicago.

59. Meli Cafe & Juice Bar

8.3
301 S Halsted St (at W Jackson Blvd), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Greektown · 78 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: A hidden gem in Greektown, stop into Meli to grab breakfast, lunch or one of their famous homemade juices from their vast menu.

Michigan Avenue Bridge is one of Chicago.

60. Michigan Avenue Bridge

350 N Michigan Ave (at E Wacker Dr), Chicago, IL
Bridge · The Loop · 24 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Head down the stairs to Lower Wacker Dr. at Lower Michigan Ave. to see where scenes from The Dark Knight and The Blues Brothers Movie were shot. Read more.

American Science & Surplus is one of Chicago.

61. American Science & Surplus

8.0
5316 N Milwaukee Ave (at Central Ave.), Chicago, IL
Hobby Shop · 17 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: A quirky science & army surplus shop, American Science & Surplus has it all. From Russian-made microscopes to 1950s Geiger counters, it stocks loads of educational science kits, games & toys for kids.

The Skinny Piggy is one of Chicago.

62. The Skinny Piggy

7.7
1214 W Taylor St (at S Racine Ave), Chicago, IL
Bakery · University Village - Little Italy · 11 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Catering to all tastes, Skinnie Piggy Cupcakes serves an assortment of vegan cupckaes along with a delicious variety of of regular cupcakes and bulk candy.

The Oriental Institute is one of Chicago.

63. The Oriental Institute

9.5
1155 E 58th St (btwn Woodlawn Ave & University Ave), Chicago, IL
History Museum · Hyde Park · 21 tips and reviews

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: One of Chicago’s Always Free Attractions, the museum has a collection of treasures from the Middle East such as a 5,000 year old mummy, a 40-ton Assyrian sculpture & a 17-foot tall statue of King Tut. Read more.

Irazu is one of Chicago.

64. Irazu

9.2
1865 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Oakley Ave), Chicago, IL
Latin American Restaurant · Bucktown · 104 tips and reviews
Chilam Balam is one of Chicago.

65. Chilam Balam

8.6
3023 N Broadway St (at W Barry Ave), Chicago, IL
Tapas Restaurant · Lake View East · 40 tips and reviews
Northdown Café and Taproom is one of Chicago.

66. Northdown Café and Taproom

8.8
3244 N Lincoln Ave (at Melrose St), Chicago, IL
Gastropub · Lakeview · 74 tips and reviews

Kevin E.Kevin E.: Vegan options are delicious...even for ravenous carnivores like me. House-made seitan!

FÜL is one of Chicago.

67. FÜL

3310 N Broadway St (at Aldine), Chicago, IL
Juice Bar · Lake View East · 9 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: The kitchen can customize almost any dish for those with food allergies & a variety of ultra-fresh salads are topped with handcrafted dressings. Stop in for a Panini stuffed with prosciutto & fig. Read more.

Glascott's Groggery is one of Chicago.

68. Glascott's Groggery

6.7
2158 N Halsted St (at W Webster Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar · North Side · 27 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: In the past it served as a speakeasy, and today it’s a great spot to enjoy half a glass of Jameson before heading through the back door for an amazing meal at the adjacent Athenian Room. Read more.

Brunch is one of Chicago.

69. Brunch

7.8
644 N Orleans St (at Erie St), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · River North · 75 tips and reviews
Protein Bar is one of Chicago.

70. Protein Bar

8.2
352 N Clark St (at W Kinzie St), Chicago, IL
Restaurant · Near North Side · 69 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Stop in to nosh on a banana walnut bowl, buffalo chicken bowl or an Asian sesame salad (all boasting a low calorie count) while enjoying free wifi or watching ESPN. Read more.

90 Miles Cuban Cafe is one of Chicago.

71. 90 Miles Cuban Cafe

8.8
3101 N Clybourn Ave (at Barry Ave.), Chicago, IL
Cuban Restaurant · Roscoe Village · 50 tips and reviews
trap door theatre is one of Chicago.

72. trap door theatre

Chicago, IL
Theater · Bucktown · 4 tips and reviews
Theater Wit is one of Chicago.

73. Theater Wit

8.4
1229 W Belmont Ave (btwn N Lakewood Ave & N Racine Ave), Chicago, IL
Performing Arts Venue · Lakeview · 13 tips and reviews
Logan Square Farmers Market is one of Chicago.

74. Logan Square Farmers Market

9.1
2755 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
Farmers Market · Logan Square · 27 tips and reviews
Cheesie's Pub & Grub is one of Chicago.

75. Cheesie's Pub & Grub

9.0
958 W Belmont Ave (at Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Sandwich Place · Lakeview · 163 tips and reviews