10 Chicago Restaurants You Should Make Reservations For
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10 Chicago Restaurants You Should Make Reservations For

Cuisine , Chicago , United States
Jade Robinson
Jade Robinson Apr 2, 2021

Chicago is high on the list when discussing great food cities among foodies. The restaurant culture is similar to New York City’s and there isn’t a thing you can’t find, when cravings hit.

Here are our top ten restaurants that you should make reservations for the next time you visit Chicago.

1. La Notte Ristorante


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The executive chef and owner of La Notte Ristorante, Giovanni Matteo Mancini brings his Italian roots to Chicago. His family recipes feature in the restaurant with his classic Vitello al Marsala and Pollo Oreganato. 


2. Citrine Cafe

Citrine Café is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant located in the Oak Park neighborhood. The braised short rib and brunch offerings are a hit with the locals.

3. Victory Meat & Seafood


Do you love surf & turf? Well, be sure to make  a reservation at Victory Meat and Seafood. The broiled Lake Superior white fish, oysters and dry-aged Kansas City bone-in strip are all must haves. Make sure you bring your appetite.

4. 151 Kitchen & Bar

151 Kitchen & Bar is a mid-western restaurant with ingredients sourced locally from Chicago. The 48-hour braised short rib ravioli is the quintessential comfort meal. 

5. Takito Kitchen


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Wicker Park’s best taco and margaritas come from Takito Kitchen.  The flavorful, upbeat menu make it a hotspot for great food and even better vibes.

6. Duck Duck Goat

Duck Duck Goat is an upscale Chinese restaurant bringing classic dishes to Chicago. For a dining experience that is truly unforgettable, you must try the Peking duck.

7. Que Onda


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Looking for a restaurant that doubles as a meeting spot amongst friends? Que Onda Chicago is an authentic Mexican restaurant with great food and cocktails. Locals and tourists love this restaurant as a way to break the ice on first dates, or as a fun meeting place to connect.

8. Sweet & Tart

Sweet & Tart is a late-night dessert and cocktail bar that sells baked goods and specialty made craft cocktails.

9. Tapas Barcelona

Tapas Barcelona serves up Spanish-style small plates made for table-sharing. The Mejillones Plancha (grilled mussels served in an iron skillet) is the most popular dish.

10. HERB


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Herb is a fine dining Thai restaurant focused on bringing the authenticity of Thai cooking with a healthy twist. The coconut curry chicken is a crowd-favorite.

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