The Infatuation's Restaurant Picks

The Infatuation is an app and website, which uses a small team of local editors who dine anonymously to rate and review restaurants. Each restaurant gets a rating, so that you can find the right place for every occasion.

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Best American Restaurants in Chicago

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Best Italian Restaurants in Chicago

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CarnivaleCarnivale
6597 reviews
Latin / Spanish | West Loop, Chicago

The atmosphere was great, the music was great for dinner. Great place. Food was delicious More

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Bar Takito - West LoopBar Takito - West Loop
512 reviews
Latin American | West Loop, Chicago

Food was good, but the service was fantastic. Whomever passed by would attend the table. The ambiance was great too, trendy area, live jazz band at 7:30, that added to the night More

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FIG & OLIVE ChicagoFIG & OLIVE Chicago
3051 reviews
Mediterranean | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago

Food and service was outstanding and the ambiance can’t be beat! More

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Formento'sFormento's
1091 reviews
Italian | West Loop, Chicago

Manager Jesus was really on top of providing attentive service, as the server for our table had a large group. We enjoyed the happy hour offerings in the bar prior to be seated and really enjoyed the drinks and appetizers. The homemade pasta was delicious, as were the brick chicken, branzino and wonderful selection of wines. This place was packed on a Monday evening - we will return and I highly recommend. More

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King CrabKing Crab
75 reviews
Seafood | Lincoln Park, Chicago

Good menu selections. We had crab cakes and shrimp scampi. All delish! Our waitress was so nice and gave us lots of time for our wine and leisurely dinner. Thank you. More

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Emilio's Tapas - HillsideEmilio's Tapas - Hillside
1286 reviews
Tapas / Small Plates | Hillside, West Suburbs

Great food great service! We came on Valentine’s Day and were seated after 10 minutes. The food was all great and so was our server More

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Livia Italian Eatery-ElmhurstLivia Italian Eatery-Elmhurst
362 reviews
Italian | Elmhurst, West Suburbs

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Excellent service, excellent food, and great atmosphere. We really enjoy coming here with our family! More

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Kama BistroKama Bistro
704 reviews
Indian | La Grange, West Suburbs

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Excellent dining experience. Relaxing atmosphere along with great food and service. More

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The Colonial Room at The Drake Oakbrook HotelThe Colonial Room at The Drake Oakbrook Hotel
154 reviews
American | Oak Brook, West Suburbs

Valentines Day evening was wonderful! The food was excellent as was the service. More

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BLVDBLVD
933 reviews
American | West Loop, Chicago

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It way amazing!! Great food, great ambiance. Would definitely go again. More

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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Chicago's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Oriole1. Oriole
821 reviews
Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago

Oriole is a top three restaurant for me, in the world. This place had amazing service, great ambiance, and the food was perfect. More

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goosefoot2. goosefoot
707 reviews
Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago

The food was amazing, the service stellar and the atmosphere was welcoming and relaxing. More

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Tanoshii3. Tanoshii
76 reviews
Japanese | Andersonville, Chicago

Tanoshii is our favorite sushi restaurant in Chicago! You must get the Mike’s specials and fish and chips. It’s an incredible dining experience. More

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Omakase Yume4. Omakase Yume
52 reviews
Japanese | West Loop, Chicago

Thanks again for everything and all the help to Kate to plan our engagement. Everything from chef, Kate, and the support staff was the best ever! I've never had any sushi even close to that excellent. See you guys soon! More

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Antonino's5. Antonino's
39 reviews
Italian | La Grange, West Suburbs

This is a great neighborhood place. Probably the best pizza in the western suburbs. Not a fancy place just happy to see you More

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Chicago restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Boyd's SteakhouseBoyd's Steakhouse
Steak | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Come visit Central Illinois’ premiere Steakhouse and indulge in a true culinary experience, carefully prepared dishes, elegant décor and distinguished ambiance designed to suit every taste and occasion. Select from our extensive lists of wine & single malt scotch and indulge your craving for steak with a selection from our mouth watering menu.More

Bulldog Ale House - McHenryBulldog Ale House - McHenry
American | Crystal Lake, Northwest Suburbs

A restaurant & bar with fun for everyone, including families, sports fans & club hoppers. Serving lunch & dinner. More

Jaiyen Sushi & Noodle - CaliforniaJaiyen Sushi & Noodle - California
Sushi | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago

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Odyssey Cruises Chicago RiverOdyssey Cruises Chicago River
Dinner Cruise | Downtown / Loop, Chicago

Your mini escape. The evening that stands out from all the rest. For a whole new way to experience Chicago, come aboard the elegant Odyssey. Fine dining, upscale DJ entertainment and a sophisticated ambiance – all with the stunning Chicago skyline as your backdrop.

You’ll enjoy creative appetizers, entrees and desserts prepared fresh, on board daily by our culinary team. Dance to the music or sit back and relax as Chicago’s famous skyscrapers drift past your window. It all combines for an experience unlike anything else in the city.

Perfect for parties of 2-200, Odyssey has private space and customized cruises available. Cruising year-round on the Chicago River.

Weeknight dinner cruises including all taxes & fees start at approximately $169 per person. Weekend fireworks dinner cruises start at approximately $217 per person.
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Tricycle ChicagoTricycle Chicago
American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago

Let Tricycle Chicago become your third place—a place to gather, to have a drink and a conversation, share a joke or two, talk about the day-to-day eventsMore

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