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.
ParachuteParachute
8.9
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Korean | Avondale / Irving Park, Chicago
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone CrabJoe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
8.8
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Seafood | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Girl & the GoatGirl & the Goat
8.8
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
avecavec
8.6
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Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago
El Che BarEl Che Bar
8.6
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Steakhouse | West Loop, Chicago
The PublicanThe Publican
8.6
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American | West Loop, Chicago
SundaSunda
8.5
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Asian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Maude's Liquor BarMaude's Liquor Bar
8.5
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French American | West Loop, Chicago
RPM SteakRPM Steak
8.4
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Steak | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Mirai Sushi - Gold CoastMirai Sushi - Gold Coast
8.4
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Sushi | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Mott StreetMott Street
8.4
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Contemporary American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Riccardo TrattoriaRiccardo Trattoria
8.4
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Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Duck InnDuck Inn
8.3
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American | Bridgeport, Chicago
TantaTanta
8.3
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Peruvian | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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££££
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££££
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BLVDBLVD
808 reviews
££££
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Absolutely stunning!! The best and most amazing service and as well as the tasting food. More

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The Madison Bar & KitchenThe Madison Bar & Kitchen
466 reviews
££££
American | West Loop, Chicago

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Great place for before a Bulls game! Even though we were running late they saved our reservation and the shuttle made things so easy. Will definitely be back. More

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Osteria LangheOsteria Langhe
850 reviews
££££
Italian | Logan Square, Chicago

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Wonderful dinner experience at Osteria Langhe for my 39th birthday! Aldo the owner has such a passion for quality Italian food and wine. I would highly recommend this restaurant to all my friends and family! More

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EdenEden
486 reviews
££££
American | West Loop, Chicago

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Union Sushi + Barbeque BarUnion Sushi + Barbeque Bar
1488 reviews
££££
Sushi | River North (Chicago), Chicago

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Food and drinks was delicious! Great ambience with a nice vibe of music in the background. More

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goosefoot1. goosefoot
689 reviews
££££
Contemporary American | Lincoln Square, Chicago

The reviews are accurate! You truly do feel like you are entering Nina’s home when you dine here. Her presence is just as much as of a delight as the meal itself! It’s so rare to find this caliber of hospitality and service these days. Here’s the 411 on our experience, and it truly is an experience: First, I just absolutely love that it is byob. The artwork centered in the middle of the dining area was amazing, I couldn’t help but gaze over all night. The inspiration for this sitting was 1969, Woodstock. The food was just outstanding- Every. Single. Dish. I’m not one to go into the details of each dish since it was an eight course experience, but it was very well thought-out, paced meticulously and just when I thought I couldn’t eat another bite, a wonderful yuzu apricot naartjie “juice” arrived to cleanse my pallet and bam! I was ready to take on the two dessert courses. A word of advice- arrive hungry. This is not a pre fixe meal where you feel like you want to grab a hamburger afterwards. More

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Oriole2. Oriole
776 reviews
££££
Contemporary American | West Loop, Chicago

This was my 12th time here, and I simply don’t understand how Oriole keeps getting better. Just when you think the experience can’t be topped, they somehow do it yet again. Thank you again Noah, Cara, and the rest of your wonderful staff for a beautiful and delicious evening. More

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Kizuna Sushi Bistro3. Kizuna Sushi Bistro
23 reviews
££££
Japanese | Glen Ellyn, West Suburbs

Excellent sushi & fantastic service! Cool music & ambiance-totally recommend! More

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Chef Soon Contemporary Sushi and Bar4. Chef Soon Contemporary Sushi and Bar
572 reviews
££££
Sushi | Lisle, West Suburbs

Best Sushi I have ever had in my life. The quality of the fish is something that can be tasted. It was worth the drive from Chicago. More

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Omakase Yume5. Omakase Yume
41 reviews
££££
Japanese | West Loop, Chicago

An exceptional experience to be right up front watching the chef prepare each course. This is an intimate bar seating for 8 people and currently offer byob at no corkage fee, they are pursuing a liquor license. The only suggestion I would have is to have some background music. More

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Bar RamoneBar Ramone
££££
Tapas / Small Plates | River North (Chicago), Chicago

Bar Ramone is a wine bar with the heart and soul of Spanish tapas located in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. The wine program is curated by Lettuce Entertain You’s Ryan Arnold and Richard Hanauer and features a wine list of just over 100 bottles. The small plates menu is created by Chef Partners Hisanobu Osaka and Doug Psaltis. Favorites include house-made pintxos, Spicy Padron Peppers & Bonito, Duck Confit Poutine and Bloody Mary Shrimp.More

Brooks Kitchen & TapBrooks Kitchen & Tap
££££
American | Oakbrook Terrace, West Suburbs

Brook's Kitchen & Tap is now open in the chicagoland suburb of Oakbrook Terrace.

Brook's modern interior design paired with classic food and beverage favorites makes it a dining experience unlike any other in the area! Featuring handmade craft cocktails, delicious chef-inspired menu items, and an extensive wine list to match, Brook's Kitchen & Tap is your destination for every occasion. More

Bulerias IIBulerias II
££££
Tapas / Small Plates | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago

Welcome to Bulerías Tapas Bar. Authentic cuisine from Spain Europe. The word 'Bulerías' is rooted in the country of Spain and is most commonly used to reference a fast rhythmic form of the Art of Flamenco Dancing. The Bulerías is tradtionally the finale to a flamenco performance. As a flamenco performer, performing the Bulerías, AND as a spectator, watching the Bulerías being performed - whether performing or watching - The Bulerías, will demand of you a fun, energetic, passionate, happy experience. It is this experience that we at Bulerías Tapas are committed to deliver to every person that walks into our doors. We want you to feel our fun ambiance, absorb the energy of our staff, taste the passion in our food, and when you have concluded your experience with us for the evening, most of all, we are crazy about wanting to make you happy. Bulerías Happy!!!:)™©®More

Gus' Corner GrillGus' Corner Grill
££££
American | Lake Bluff, North Suburbs

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Leona's Pizzeria - Elk GroveLeona's Pizzeria - Elk Grove
££££
Italian | Elk Grove Village, Northwest Suburbs

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