Below is a list of the top restaurants in the Chicago area, bon apatite:

  1. Billy Goats Tavern - Downtown near the Marriott - Remember Saturday Night Live's "Cheeps Cheeps Pepsi" skit, this is the place that gave the idea. Great burgers... Cheeps and Pepsi!
  2. The Penguin - 2723 W Lawrence Ave Btwn N Fairfield & N Washtenaw Ave Chicago, Illinois 60625 Neighborhood is Edgewater
  3. SVEA Swedish Diner- 5236 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60640 Neighborhood is Andersonville
  4. 312 CHICAGO - 136 N. La Salle Chicago, Illinois Gold Coast Neighborhood
  5. Duke of Perth - 2913 N. Clark Chicago, Illinois North Lincoln Park Neighborhood
  6. Empire Restaurant - 49 W. Division St. Chicago, Illinois 60610 Gold Coast Neighborhood
  7. Ed Debevic's
  8. Colonial Cafe - Saint Charles, IL (2 locations); Aurora, IL; Naperville, IL
  9. Garcia's Restaurant - 4749 N. Western Lincoln Square
  10. Bella Luna Cafe - 731 N. Dearborn River North
  11. Tempo Café - 6 E. Chestnut Gold Coast
  12. Nickis- located on Roosevelt Rd b/t Main st and Finley- Lombard area
  13. Steves- Located on Roosevelt Rd and Summit (?)- Lombard/ Villa Park area
  14. Jonathans- Located on Roosevelt Rd next to I-355
  15. Cheeseburger in Paradise- Downers Grove
  16. Von's Thai - Miracle Mile.
  17. Shaw's Crab House - Miracle Mile
  18. Frontera Grill - Miracle Mile