During our recent travel to Chicago, we discovered the best eateries in the city.
The sophisticated traveller knows where to dine like a duke during his expeditions as eating crisps in public is never a good look. For anyone. And undeniably, there is a glamour attached to dining at the best places in the course of these travels – be it in your own country or abroad. Whether you are seated with a companion or a client, the assurance of going back home with a gastronomical satisfaction and incredible service always takes the cherry on the cake.
To ensure you get the very best meal, though, you need to plan. During our recent travel to Chicago, we discovered some of the best eateries in the city. So if you’re planning your next trip to Chicago, we have scoured the city to find the seven best eateries to help you on the way.
- Best Brunch Spot : Little Goat Diner
This place stands out when it comes to their brunch menu. Great atmosphere along with combinations unlike anything you’d have ever tried. Stimulate your taste buds with a well-balanced & delicious savory where every ingredient would contribute to create a well-rounded, well-thought out dish with incredible flavours.
Address: 820 W Randolph St. Chicago.
- Best Spanish Starters : Black Bull
If you’re looking for the best tapas place in Chicago, this is where you need to be. We give them full marks on taste, presentation & choice of ingredients while we sit here amidst the fantastic décor and transport ourselves to Spain.
Address: 1721 W. Division St. Chicago, IL 60622.
- Best Mexican : Mercadito
Drool worthy Mexican food in Chicago is the other name for this place. You’ll enjoy the layout of the diner which is extremely cosy & nice while they do some magic with your food and make you crave for more. It is known for its Mexican cuisine, specialty tequila & mescal drinks.
Address: 108 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654.
- Best Casual Pan Asian Restaurant : Slurping Turtle
Be assured to get generous portions of Japanese Comfort Food. The location, cleanliness and the fact that they are a Ramen joint makes them jump to the top of your Chicago Restaurants bucket-list. You have the liberty to sit in their booths or join the fellow ramen-fans at the community table. Must go during summers to experience their relaxing outdoor areas with some beer & wine.
Address: 116 W Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60654, USA.
- Best Diner/American : Wildberry Pancakes & Cafe
Pancakes & other big portions of American eats draw hungry folks to this breakfast-lunch café. Prompt service, hefty portions & a friendly staff make sure that it’s worth the wait. Don’t forget to make reservations prior your visit to avoid long queues of wait.
Address: 130 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601.
- Best Burgers : Small Cheval
Burger fans can hop to the city’s most popular retro-style burger joint in downtown with a stripped down menu of the essentials: cheeseburgers, hamburgers & golden fries. Here you can swig shakes, shots, beer and draft cocktails, and enjoy a spacious enclosed patio during warmer months.
Address: 732 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.
- Best Japanese/Sushi : Momotaro
A multi-dimensional Japanese restaurant designed by the world renowned AvroKo, also contains a subterranean Izakaya and an elegant second floor private space that overlooks the main dining room. The 90 item menu contains items from many categories including rice and noodles, hibachi, hot & cold items, as well as an extensive sushi and sashimis. If you can’t find a time you like, most of the tables in the Izikaya are first come, first serve, and they do accept walk-ins.
Address: 820 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607.