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Tre Kronor: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tre KronorSee Tre Kronor Video ($$)
(780 ratings)

3258 W Foster Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 267-9888
www.trekronorrestaurant.c...
  • Gravlax
    Aquavit cured (for 3 days) salmon with chilled asparagus and toast points; looks good
  • Swedish Meatballs
    Topped w/ gravy, served with mashed potatoes, pickled cucumbers and housemade lignonberry relish
4.0 out of 5
780 ratings
opened in 1982; Swedish & Norwegian food
Tufano's Vernon Park Tap: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Tufano's Vernon Park Tap ($$)
(452 ratings)

1073 W Vernon Park Pl Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 733-3393
  • Chicken Parmigiana w/ Pasta
    topped w/ "red gravy" (marinara sauce)
  • Lemon Chicken
    a specialty; chopped, seasoned & broiled & served w/ side of sliced fried potatoes
  • Veal Picante w/ Pine Nuts
    sliced veal cutlets, pounded, breaded, pan-fried & topped w/ lemon-based sauce
4.0 out of 5
452 ratings
no sign on building; family restaurant serving traditional Italian; Dick Vitale, Phil Jackson, Bob Costas have eaten here
Vito & Nick's Pizzeria: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Vito & Nick's PizzeriaSee Vito & Nick's Pizzeria Video ($$)
(937 ratings)

8433 S Pulaski Rd Map It!
Chicago, IL 60652
(773) 735-2050
www.vitoandnick.com
  • Egg Pizza
    Fridays only
  • Italian Beef Pizza
    thin crust pizza
4.0 out of 5
937 ratings
they throw the pizza board across the room to each other in kitchen
Cemitas Puebla: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cemitas Puebla [CLOSED]See Cemitas Puebla Video ($$)
(307 ratings)

817 W Fulton Market Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 455-9200
  • Cemitas
    sandwich w/ choice of meat (Carne Asada, Al Pastor, Carne Enchilada, Milanesa), avocado spread, adobo (chipotle pepper), Queso Oaxaca (Mexican cheese) and papalo (a bitter herb); Guy had the Milanesa (breaded butterfly pork chop); Guy also got one w/ Milanesa, Carne Enchilada and ham
  • Taco Arabes
    spit roasted pork and onions wrapped in a thick tortilla served with a chipotle salsa; looks good
3.5 out of 5
307 ratings
[CLOSED]; moved from original location at airing (3619 W North Ave); authentic Poblano food w/ homemade chipotles and salsas; 80% of menu is from Puebla; many of the ingredients are brought in from Mexico; Other Recipes: Cemitas Puebla Steak Tacos w/ Salsa Verde
Chicago Brauhaus: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chicago Brauhaus [CLOSED] ($$)
(570 ratings)

4732 N Lincoln Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 784-4444
www.chicagobrauhaus.com
  • Rindsroulade
    beef rouladen -- thin sliced sirloin of beef rolled w/ mustard, bacon, onions & pickle, slowly braised served w/ spaetzle (German noodle) or potato dumplings and red cabbage
  • Sauerbraten
    braised, 6-day-marinated beef, topped w/ gravy & served w/ spaetzle or potato dumplings & red cabbage; Guy got spaetzle (German noodle); looks good
3.5 out of 5
570 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1964; named a street & a park after the chef, Harry Kempf; "a friendly Bavarian atmosphere where friends and family of all ages can enjoy a good meal, a stein of cold beer and dance along to the sounds of the world famous Brauhaus Trio. It is always Oktoberfest at the Chicago Brauhaus." (from its website)...looks like fun
Chilam Balam: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Chilam BalamSee Chilam Balam Video ($$)
(741 ratings)

3023 N Broadway St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 296-6901
chilambalamchicago.com
  • Corn Masa Memelas
    fried mini crusts topped w/ black beans, aged goat cheese, arbol salsa and dressed shoots
  • Flautas
    flautas (small rolled-up tortilla) stuffed with chicken thigh and rajas, chipotle sauce, pickled cabbage, carrots and crema; looks good
3.5 out of 5
741 ratings
"a sustainably minded BYOB restaurant serving Mexican shared plates with a farm fresh twist" (from its website); all dishes designed to share at the table; "dive w/ refined food"; recognized in multiple publications (Time Out-Chicago, Chicago Sun Times)
3.5 out of 5
605 ratings
Frosted Mug Drive In: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Frosted Mug Drive In [CLOSED] ($)
(5 ratings)

11541 S Pulaski Rd Map It!
Alsip, IL 60803
(708) 371-3383
  • Belly Buster
    32-oz soft-serve ice cream & strawberry sundae served in (large) glass
  • Italian Beef
    homemade
  • Texas Burger
    2-pattied burger on triple-bun
3.5 out of 5
5 ratings
[CLOSED]; drive-in w/ car hops in cheerleader outfits; make their own root beer
Hackney's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hackney's ($$)
(225 ratings)

1241 Harms Rd Map It!
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 724-5577
www.hackneys.net
  • Bleu Cheeseburger
    half pound of premium ground beef w/ fresh bleu cheese kneaded throughout and topped w/ even more melted bleu cheese
  • Famous Hackneyburger
    top seller; half pound of premium beef ground shaped in an oblong patty served on homemade dark rye bread
  • Hackney's Original French Fried Onions
    "loaf" of onion rings
  • Inside Out Burger
    Hackneyburger stuffed with melted cheddar cheese and crisp bacon; looks good
3.5 out of 5
225 ratings
started as selling hamburgers and beer in porch during Prohibition in the 1920s (burgers were free then)
Honky Tonk BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Honky Tonk BBQSee Honky Tonk BBQ Video ($$)
(890 ratings)

1800 S Racine Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-7427
www.honkytonkbbqchicago.c...
  • Pulled Pork
    award-winning; slow-cooked for 17 hours at 215-degrees; Guy likes the Memphis vinegar sauce w/ the sandwich, but the mustard sauce when eaten by itself; both ways look good
  • Viking Beef Short Ribs
    dry-rubbed; available only on Fridays & Saturdays
3.5 out of 5
890 ratings
Memphis-style award-winning BBQ locally and nationally including 3rd place Trophy from the World Championship Memphis 2008; live music available on certain nights
White Palace Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White Palace Grill ($)
(551 ratings)

1159 S Canal St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 939-7167
whitepalacegrill.com
  • Braised Short Ribs
    Blue Plate special served on Wednesdays & Saturdays only; served w/ oven potato
  • Greek Chicken
    Greek-style chicken served w/ choice of soup or salad, potato or fresh fruit salad, vegetable, rolls or garlic bread
3.5 out of 5
551 ratings
since 1939; landmark urban diner where 99% is scratch-made; open 24/7 for 365 days
Bella Luna Bar & Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bella Luna Bar & Pizza ($$)
(158 ratings)

731 N Dearborn Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 751-2552
  • Deep Dish Pizza
    Guy got w/ homemade sausage
  • Ravioli
    large meat & cheese filling
3.0 out of 5
158 ratings
institution serving old school Italian
Gailwood Cook Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gailwood Cook Shack [CLOSED]
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2135 N Milwaukee Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 470-8334
www.galewoodcookshack.com
  • Nachos
    topped w/ cheese, pulled pork & pickled Jalapeno
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    looks good
  [CLOSED]; lunch truck/RV; Flea Market at Logan & Milwaukee
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Illinois

  (38 restaurants)    
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1 2