Marriott Marquis Chicago is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

1. Marriott Marquis Chicago

8.6
2121 S Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL
Hotel · South Loop · 5 tips and reviews

Pete K.Pete Kapusta: Stylish new modern hotel with nice views of the lake

Landon H.Landon Howell: Great food court.

Dale K.Dale Ketelaar: Executive suite was beautiful.

UMAI Japanese Kitchen & Sushi is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

2. UMAI Japanese Kitchen & Sushi

8.3
730 S Clark St (at W Polk St), Chicago, IL
Japanese Restaurant · South Loop · 41 tips and reviews

Mary H.Mary H: Go for the ramen at lunch! $10 with salad and a couple of gyozas. The Chicago making roll is great too.

EzlEzl: The cheesecakes here are great. Matcha green tea latte cheesecake is AMAZING!

Kevin N.Kevin Nasto: Best tofu I have had

Portillo's is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

3. Portillo's

8.7
520 W Taylor St (btwn Canal St & Clinton St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · South Loop · 37 tips and reviews

ᴡ N.ᴡ Norment: The Chicago dogs and Italian beefs are always my favorites!

L K.L K: Small little rooftop to sit outside in the summer!

Katie M.Katie Misek: Burgers, beef, fries, milkshakes are amazing

The Spoke & Bird is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

4. The Spoke & Bird

8.2
205 E 18th St (at S Indiana Ave), Chicago, IL
Bistro · Prairie District · 19 tips and reviews

Brian C.Brian Chorba: Saw them making the roasted potatos with giant sprigs of rosemary in the AM. Went back at lunchtime. Had the breakfast dish with eggs, bacon, toast & delicious rasted potatos. Homemade jam was great.

Ryan F.Ryan Foltz: Coffee is very good, tried the jam burger, also very good!

Angie O.Angie Osmanski: Great turkey burger! They use local farms for all of their food. Everything is delicious but it's also very expensive.

Meli Cafe is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

5. Meli Cafe

8.4
500 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL
American Restaurant · Printer's Row · 49 tips and reviews

Vicki G.Vicki Gerentes: Great breakfast bowls and delicious Nutella crepes!

Marsha K.Marsha K.: Vegan French toast is awesome.

Jamel M.Jamel Moyer: Great food and fast service

Stan's Donuts & Coffee is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

6. Stan's Donuts & Coffee

8.6
28 E Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · South Loop · 22 tips and reviews

Abril V.Abril Vela: Huge fan of both gluten free options (pistachio and chocolate glazed) but the chocolate is my personal favorite!

markmark: Great selection and perfectly cooked doughnuts. Wide variety of chocolate items that can easily be dessert. Avoid the bagels though - for a bakery this good at doughnuts, the bagels are disappointing

Samantha H.Samantha Hill: All the doughnuts are amazing! The glazed old fashioned are great pipping hot.

Yolk is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

7. Yolk

8.6
1120 S Michigan Ave (at E 11th St), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · South Loop · 248 tips and reviews

AndreaAndrea: Strawberry Orange Juice french toast irish benedict and every yolk specialities

Joshua K.Joshua Karp: Go to Yolk on South Michigan Ave. for a great weekend breakfast, but get there early, or risk waiting in line.

Its Yo Boi B.Its Yo Boi Big Dave: Danny!! Fantastic server!!!! Best Breakfast in Chicago!!!! Come hungry leave full!!! DATS PERFECTION IN MY BOOK!! YOLK!!!!

Mercat a la Planxa is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

8. Mercat a la Planxa

7.9
638 S Michigan Ave (at E Balbo Ave), Chicago, IL
Tapas Restaurant · South Loop · 140 tips and reviews

Leyla A.Leyla Arsan: Great lunch & brunch items. Excellent lamb chops!

Food NetworkFood Network: Mercat a la Planxa, the Catalan restaurant from Jose Garces, offers exciting tapas dishes and delicious Jamon Serrano.

vanessa m.vanessa mentor: Bacon wrapped dates!

Reggie's Trainwreck Rooftop Deck is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

9. Reggie's Trainwreck Rooftop Deck

8.1
2107 S State St, Chicago, IL
Beer Garden · South Loop · 24 tips and reviews

Jerome K.Jerome Kelley: The chorizo burger with egg and ancho-chile sauce was straight fire (very delicious)!

Jason M.Jason Magicks: Too hot? Use the pull chain shower!

Matthew Powell Y.Matthew Powell Young: Coolest and most laid back rooftop bar in the city #SouthSide

Tapas Valencia is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

10. Tapas Valencia

8.0
1530 S State St, Chicago, IL
Tapas Restaurant · Dearborn Park · 55 tips and reviews

Regan A.Regan Azizi: Great tapas with a extensive menu and lively evening atmosphere. Tables have a comfortable amount of space between them. Diverse crowd and great service.

Patrick R.Patrick Richards: prepare to spend lot of time here. great food and service!

Le-Lieu P.Le-Lieu Pham: Ask for Ozzy the waiter. He's really friendly and helpful if you can't decide what to order.

Starbucks is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

11. Starbucks

7.3
1340 S Canal St, Chicago, IL
Coffee Shop · South Loop · 1 tip

Mike T.Mike T: Prepare to waiting there's anyone in line.

La Cantina Grill is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

12. La Cantina Grill

8.5
1911 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Mexican Restaurant · Prairie District · 57 tips and reviews

Heather F.Heather Folsom: Best (stuffed) chicken quesadilla I've ever had. Tilapia tacos, guac, & pineapple margarita were also delicious. Good service too.

Ron W.Ron Willis: If you like flavored Margarita's you will have to try the Grapefruit Margarita with salt of course!

TT: Service was somewhat non-existent but food was good.

Niu B is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

13. Niu B

7.4
888 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL
Sushi Restaurant · South Loop · 14 tips and reviews

RamsenRamsen: Incredibly tasty miso sea bass appetizer.

Mark M.Mark Mulder: Very yummy spicy mapo tofu, for some reason took them forever to deliver the rice.

Jonathan S.Jonathan Snook: The fish was so fresh and tasty. The sushi was yummy.

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

14. Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

8.7
805 S State St (btwn 8th St & 9th St), Chicago, IL
Pizzeria · South Loop · 193 tips and reviews

joahnnajoahnna: Happy that they have a veggie pizza! Good for non-meat pizza lovers. :)

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The Malnati Chicago Classic combines a signature buttercrust with their awesome well-seasoned homemade sausage. It's one of the best deep dish pizzas known to man.

Leo A.Leo Alberti: They claim a "small" pizza will feed two people, but they don't mention that it will never fill the new void in your life caused by not having this pizza. Get a large, bring some home. Trust me.

Lobby Lounge at ICON is one of The 15 Best Trendy Places in South Loop, Chicago.

15. Lobby Lounge at ICON

7.1
1011 S Delano Ct E, Chicago, IL
Lounge · South Loop · 43 tips and reviews

Jessica G.Jessica Grayson: Two things you must try at the Lobby Lounge: 1) Bacon Popcorn. 2) Cookie in a Skillet. The Bacon Popcorn was delicious!!!!

David M.David Martin: The name of the car is martini icon- now get your free bacon popcorn sample!

Teddy C.Teddy C.: Try the Portobello Panini