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Blind Pig Brewery
Located in downtown Champaign, Blind Pig brews its own craft beers. With its beautiful wood interior, casks full of local brews and friendly locals, this bar is a must-see. When the weather is nice, venture outside and enjoy the large outdoor beer garden.
Discover cute boutiques housed in historic storefronts in downtown Champaign, including antique and consignment shops. Be sure to stop at PACA’s Architectural Salvage Warehouse, where you’ll find everything from vintage stained glass to ceramic tiles.
Curtis Orchard is an 80-acre apple orchard, pumpkin patch and entertainment farm offers activities for the whole family. Open July 20–December 20, the orchard country store and bakery offer a wide variety of gift and food items, including pies, fritters, apple crisp donuts and award-winning cider. Outdoor activities include seasonal apple and pumpkin picking, kids play structures, a giant slide, several mazes including the corn maze, petting zoo, toddler area, birthday parties and corporate picnics. Weekend activities include outdoor meals, live entertainment, seasonal pony rides, and an orchard wagon.
Prairie Fruits Farm
Prairie Fruit farms is a farm-to-table experience located in Champaign, IL that celebrates eating locally and sustainably. Working with Culinary Institute of America trained chefs they create multi-course meals using only the freshest local ingredients. Many of the vegetables and fruits come from the farm, as well as the milk, eggs and cheeses. You can even take farm tours and learn how they harvest the crops and milk their large herd of sheep for the creation of cheeses and milk. Perfect for kids of all ages.
Alto Vineyards Tasting Room
Alto Vineyards' retail wine shop and tasting room offers custom gift baskets, gourmet foods and local artwork. Indoor and outdoor seating offers a place to relax with a glass of Alto's finest. Alto's original location is situated in Alto Pass, on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail.
Nightlife Bar for casual chatting with friends and family. Dining options during the day as well as full service bar during dining hours.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
What Lincoln Center is to New Yourk and Kennedy Center is to Washington D.C., Krannert Center is to the Midwest—a magnificent showcase for the performing arts. KCPA is a premier educational and professional performing arts complex and is the setting for over 300 performances each year. A professional laboratory for the University of Illinois dance, theatre, opera and music departments, the Center also hosts internationally famous artists such as Emmy Lou Harris, Herbie Hancock, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Group, and is home to the Champaign-Urbana Symphony and Sinfonia de Camera.
Discover Green Street and the heart of campus at the University of Illinois. Restaurants, bars, shops, bookstores and more await your presence in this Orange & Blue themed area.
An eclectic district filled with dining and multi-cultural attractions, Midtown Champaign, with the beautiful Boneyard Creek flowing, connects Downtown and Campustown Champaign.
Ludwig Farmstead Creamery
Guests can tour the farm, watch how several types of cheese are made and sample some of Ludwig's products for just $5.00. Tours can be scheduled for groups of 10 or more throughout the week or on Saturdays for groups of less than ten or individuals. The Creamery sits on Feathercreek Farm, a 150-acre, fifth-generation family farm originally settled in 1866. The Ludwig family's primary business is the care and breeding of high pedigree, purebred Holstein dairy cattle.
Blind Pig Company
The Blind Pig Company, located in historic downtown Champaign, serves a wide variety of craft beers. Beer Advocate lists it in the Top 50 Places to Drink Beer in the USA. Imbibe Magazine states it's one of America's Top 100 Bars and Draft Magazine lists it as one of the Best 150 Bars in the USA.
Sleepy Creek Vineyards
Sleepy Creek Vineyards offers more than just great wine. Experience live entertainment, unique shopping, and tastings from local farms. Group tours of the vineyards can be scheduled, and rental space is available for special events including business meetings, parties, and weddings.
Chester Street Dance Club
Located in downtown Champaign, this huge dance club features DJs spinning everything from Top 40 remixes to electro-industrial dance. Cool down on the outdoor patio.
The quintessential cocktail lounge of the Champaign-Urbana community. Located in the heart of downtown Champaign, Boltini offers a great selection of liquor, food, entertainment and fun. It's very welcoming to any and everybody from the downtown hipster to the professional enjoying a happy hour cocktail and everybody in between.
Boomerang Bar & Grill
This laid back local bar has pool tables, great food and no cover charge except when bands play.
Wyldewood Cellars Winery
Wyldewood Cellars, a family-owned and operated winery, started in Kansas and expanded here to Illinois, produces over 40 different types of wine. What began as a small Elderberry winery has blossomed into an internationally recognized and awarded winery. Since their beginning, they have won over 400 international awards for their Elderberry Wines, Grape Wines, as well as their other varietals. Wyldewood Cellars Spiced Elderberry Wine was featured and served at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah and was awarded the Best Non-Grape Wine in North and Latin America, among many other Gold Medals. Sample and purchase their gourmet wines at their Illinois location where they produce, bottle and label their family's nostalgic wine.
Pekara Bakery & Bistro
Pekara Bakery & Bistro is a clean label artisan bakery in downtown Champaign serving the community since 2005. Pekara prides itself on delicious handmade pastries, cakes, and breads in which all-natural ingredients are used. From omelettes made from local, organic eggs, breakfast sandwiches and bagels, savory sandwiches on artisan breads, salads, crêpes, and hearty soups, to sweet pastries, pies, and cookies, you can find most anything you'd like at Pekara. Pekara's well-trained baristas serve up superb coffee that has been responsibly sourced and harvested from Abakundakawa, the certified Fair Trade cooperative in Rwanda where the heart of our house blend is grown. Pekara Bakery & Bistro even helps you stay ahead for that special event, baking pastries, baklava, breads and other treats for those special occasions.
Serving only the finest bar food available, Joe’s is the home of the Super Bird and a great place to grab some tasty wings or burgers, as well as the best fish sandwich you’ll find anywhere. Joe’s continues to provide a high energy atmosphere only available on a college campus as well as great food at a reasonable price. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
Big Grove Tavern
Big Grove Tavern is a Farm-to-Table restaurant in downtown Champaign featuring seasonal comfort food. Almost everything we serve at Big Grove Tavern is made from scratch, in house, using seasonal ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible. We source locally, not only to create delicious dishes, but to help support our neighbors.
Radio Maria is a restaurant and tapas bar run by artists. Head chef, Brian Wong, creates the eclectic dishes that suit the vibrant ambiance, such as his Coffee Crusted Filet and Green Curry Hot Pot.
Papa Dels Pizza
An institution in Champaign County for over 40 years, Papa Del's is known for their deep dish pizza. Some argue the best south of I-80, many say the best in the state. University of Illinois students and alumni have clamored for Papa Del's since opening their doors in 1970, waiting the 45-minutes it takes for the dough to cook and the mass amounts of cheese to melt. Alumni all over the country have such an insatiable taste for their favorite pizza, that Papa Del's now ships up to 8 pizzas overnight anywhere in the country. As one Yelp reviewer says, it's "Legendary in every sense of the word."
Amishland Red Barn Buffet
400 seat award-winning buffet with local recipes, Amish bread, desserts, apple butter, butcher shop meats and great Amish country decor.
Bridget's Blarney Stone
Bar & Grill - Small Town Hang Out Spot; with Karoke every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month
Canopy Club is committed to diversity in the entertainment it provides for its diverse patron base. The Canopy Club also strives to foster an environment of activism for positive social and environmental change through hosting various benefits and informational gatherings. In striving to achieve the highest level of entertainment, the Canopy Club prides itself on being able to offer entertainment for all walks of life. Whether you like rock, country, hip hop, jazz, funk, indie or anything in between, the Canopy Club has something to offer you. If you're a fan of live music and entertainment, the Canopy Club is your home in central Illinois! Come see live music at the Canopy!
Flesor's Candy Kitchen
At Flesor's Candy Kitchen we're just happy that warm weather prompts folks traveling up and down Interstate 57 or Route 36 to take the Tuscola, Illinois exit, stop at our great Tanger outlet mall, and then navigate a tiny bit more to our little downtown where they discover the treasure that is our store. We are also thrilled to welcome tourists to our region who have come to explore Amish Country and include in their itinerary a look at a couple of non-Amish, ½ Greek sisters who make candy the old-fashioned way, too. During summer, people flock to our hundred-year-old soda fountain (homemade ice-cream!) and are delighted that we serve good food for lunch every day from 11:00 to 3:00. We also welcome buses, and crazy Devon is almost always on hand to stand on a chair to give her “speech” about the store's history and offer big groups a tour of the candy room.
Talk about setting the mood. With an atmosphere flushed with warm reds and bathed in caramel and gold lighting, the mood at Soma is always one of urbane expectation. Anything can happen here, and it does.
Farren's Pub & Eatery
Farren's is an underground pub in Downtown Champaign that's known for its signature burgers and large selection of craft beers.
Quality is a simple bar with a big-city vibe that can only be described oxymoronically as "rustic modern." Quality offers a wide selection of American craft beers on tap and new beers are introduced every week.
Sweet Tooth for a cookie? Then stop by and grab a cookie while walking thru campustown or walking on the infamous Quad.
Possum Trot Supper Club
Features steaks, ribs, and fresh seafood specials every weekend. Full bar, outdoor patio, and piano player every Friday - Sunday. Also offers large banquet rooms for large gatherings.
This traditional pub in Downtown Champaign is off the beaten path and likes it that way. A great selection of beers and a crowd of regulars keep this bar hopping. Live music weekly.
Looking for a friendly family like service restaurant, and excellent dining options? Well unlike any other restaurant in Urbana; the Apple Dumpling can't be more of a family-style dining establishment. With their featured menu item, the fried chicken which receives 4 stars in the local review, you can't beat the food here at Apple Dumpling.
Upscale wine bar in Downtown Champaign offering an eclectic menu and outstanding wine list. This local favorite utilizes resources from regional farms to create an outstanding menu. A lounge on one side is great for small groups desiring an intimate evening.
Jupiter's Pizzeria and Billiards Downtown
The place for Cues and Brews, if you choose to peruse. The perfect scene to make friends, and meet up with friends or business colleagues. A downtown hotspot in Champaign since 1997.
Started in 1988 with the goal of serving the best Mexican food for people who care about quality. We brought our recipes from all over Mexico here to the heart of Champaign for all guests and visitors to enjoy.
Kofusion proudly serves natural meats, wild caught seafood and local produce. Our menu features both signature sushi and a unique blend of Contemporary American and Asian cuisine. We have an extensive beer and wine menu and offer a full array of sakes and house cocktails. In addition to fine dining table service, our stunning space houses a drink bar, sushi bar, private party room and seasonal outdoor seating. Kofusion delivers a truly unique experience in the heart of downtown Champaign.
Farmer Dave's Buffalo Ranch
Get up close and personal with the buffalo on a ranch tour, explore the giant pumpkin patch and take a stage coach ride. Afterwards, enjoy a buffalo burger or buffalo taco.
Red Wheel Restaurant
This restaurant serves down-home country cooking right in the heart of Monticello! With a diverse menu there truly is something for everyone. Enjoy a hearty breakfast, rich lunch or simple dinner. At Red Wheel, your wish is their command!
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Biaggi's combines a friendly & exceptionally knowledgeable staff with affordable, freshly prepared Italian cuisine to create an authentic Italian dining experience.
Village Pub and Steakhouse
Enjoy the "best steak and prime rib dinners in Central Illinois". Try their ribs, chops and seafood.
Amishland's Country Restaurant
Enjoy Atwood's meat services, award winning meats. Home cooked meals include drink and dessert. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Customers' satisfaction is our first priority. We always serve good authentic Chinese food in fair price.
Bean Scene Cafe
Coffees, scones, breakfasts, imported teas, homemade pastries.
Another TRUE Italian feeling of cuisine that you MUST try if just visiting Champaign. Located on campus and a popular place come Mother's Day, and open just for UI graduation commencement every May, you'll truly love this Italian food! Open year round (closed on Sunday's), but for those two special days every Spring!
Iron Horse Restaurant
Steaks, some seafood, pasta, sandwiches and salads. Seating capacity 130, banquet capabilities, Sunday brunch, full bar.
Main Street Cafe'
Looking for a place to grab a cup of coffee while traveling down Interstate 57? Then stop by Main Street in Gifford, and be on the look out for their daily specials!
Mirabelle Fine Pastries
Open for breakfast serving freshly made doughnuts, bagels, muffins. As well as producing other pastry items all day for those with a sweet tooth.
Traditional korean dishes with undilluted authentic flavours! Simply put, the focus is good food, not trendy garnish, so enjoy!
At Alexander’s Steakhouse, each guest has the opportunity to select their own Steak from the locker and cook it their own special way over a live charcoal grill. Guests can select from twelve different Steak Cuts, such as Ribeye, T-Bone, Filet or our own “Santa Maria” Top Sirloin. All steaks are hand cut daily by our in-house butchers from aged USDA choice Midwestern Beef. Perfect place for groups!
Billy Barooz Pub & Grill
Billy Barooz has the atmosphere of a sports bar while offering high-quality cuisine. Meet up with friends and watch the game, grab drinks at the bar, or enjoy a family meal in the dining area. Don't forget to try their nachos!
A place where everybody truly knows your name, patrons enjoy free peanuts (and throw their shells on the floor), stiff drinks, billiards, cold beer and hot food. Catch the game on one of seven TVs and outdoor seating. Large area with four pool tables, jukebox and more.
Black Dog Smoke & Ale House
Black Dog Smoke and Ale House is the most talked-about restaurant in town. Locals and visitors come here to enjoy great barbeque and craft brews in a warm and casual setting. Come early to get a seat, and even earlier if you want to try the burnt ends, which are made from the most tender part of the brisket – they usually sell out in two hours or less.
Brown Bag Deli-Restaurant
The Brown Bag boasts a large selection of homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, pies and cookies. All pies are homemade at "Pies by Inge". Informal atmosphere and no reservations required. Gourmet food shop and card/gift shop all under one roof.
The Original Pancake House
Wake-up to one of the ORIGINAL pancake houses located in the Midwest. Specifically opened just for serving breakfast (closes at 2 p.m.) try all types of pancakes they offer at the original pancake house! The Original Pancake House is a second and third generation family business, which takes great pride in maintaining the high standards that make our food so outstanding.
Asian Cuisine & Coffee House located in Campustown this fun spot has the best Bubble Tea around! Stop in for a bite or lounge in the dining area as you get work done — it's very student friendly!
Antonio's Pizza by the Slice
Located on the University of Illinois campus for students needing that late pizza craving, Antonio's is for the mouthwatering pizza lover. Loaded with toppings on freshly made crust, a variety of scrumptious appetizers and hearty sandwiches, look no further than Antonio's!
Flat Top Grill
Flat Top Grill is a neighborhood create-your-own stir-fry restaurant featuring fresh vegetables, a variety of proteins, and homemade sauces.
The Cookie Jar
The Cookie Jar...in the heart of the University of Illinois campus! We carry a full line of unique handmade iced decorated cookies and gourmet cookies each one handmade one by one. We have all occasion and holiday designs for special dates such as Valentine's Day, Halloween, Birthday, Christmas, and more. Come on in to our webstore and take a look around. We know that you will find exactly what you are looking for! Our cookies are made with natural ingredients with no change in flavor, presentation or biological characteristics. Our company meets all government agencies standards required to produce and export edible products. We have been appointed with all the necessary permits to bake, operate and sell our products Quite Possible the World's Best Cookies!!
Ye Olde Donut Shop
Since 1974 Ye Olde Donut Shoppe has been serving Champaign-Urbana with the highest quality handmade donuts. Real fudge, real maple. Fresh, never frozen. Since the shop closed in 2013, Ye Olde Donut has opened a food truck - catch them at the Farmer's Market and other community festivals!
A little bit of Italy & a whole lot more located in the heart of student life on Green Street in Champaign!
Jupiter's at the Crossing
Pizza and other American fare, this large facility includes billiards for the grown-ups and a full lower level game and activity area for the kids. OTB is available in the lower level.
Brothers Bar & Grill
Built upstairs in one of the historic buildings located on Green St., Brother's is THE place for students to hang out with friends and, or make new acquaintances. This bar is not just for students of the U of I, but for other college students in neighboring cities and counties next to Champaign County to come hang out for a night with students of the University of Illinois! Brothers' ultimate mission is to provide a comprehensive entertainment venue, with an emphasis on fun, safety, and cleanliness. We will provide great service to our customers through a well trained and caring staff that pledges to get it right. We will strive to lead, not follow, and be better than we were the day before.
Intermezzo serves up freshly baked breakfast goods, light lunches and dinners, vegetarian and nonvegetarian fare, delectable treats, yogurt, fruit, juice, and Krannert Blends coffee. You can feel especially good about your purchases (and maybe a little less guilty about splurging on a cookie) because all of the proceeds are invested right back into the events you see on Krannert Center stages.
Great pizza, family fun atmosphere, and hometown proud! Try the small franchise pizza that started out in Tolono, IL and has grown to across the rest of East and West Central Illinois region. A must have for tourists when visiting Champaign County!
Located in Campus Town, The Clybourne is a University of Illinois student favorite. During the day have lunch with friends and at night enjoy cocktails in a refined atmosphere.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Classic Buffalo Wild Wings with a vibrant atmosphere. Catch the big game, chow down on your favorite wings, and hang out with your fellow Illini Fans!
Empire Chinese Restaurant
Located in the heart of Campustown, Empire Chinese brings the best-of-the-best to the table in terms of authentic Asian cuisine. Sip complimentary tea as you chow down on their beloved General Tso's chicken. One thing is for sure, you won't leave feeling hungry!
The Courier Cafe is a charming family restaurant located in a former newspaper building that serves burgers, hand-dipped shakes, and all your breakfast favorites.
Guido's Bar & Grill
This downtown sports bar serves as both a restaurant and hot spot for nightlife. Chow down on their top-notch burgers, sip refreshing brews, and enjoy the sound of classic rock on the speakers. Did we mention they have an event space too? Perfect setting for an after-hours get together or even a wedding reception!
Delicious greek food that has been a staple Campus town eatery since 1973! Don't forget to try their gyros!
Manolos Pizza And Empanadas
When you're hungry for a something new, try this new pizza and Mexican restaurant located on the Urbana side of campustown.
Pia's Sports Bar & Grill
Pia's is Chambana's Number 1 Sports Bar! Known for airing every University of Illinois game, both home and away, Pia's is the perfect spot to ensure that you never miss a beat. Grab a refreshing brew and hang with your fellow Illini Fans as you chow down on their delicious nachos.
Hen House Family Restaurant
Small town dining at it's finest with breakfast, lunch, and dinner served all day. One of very few Hen House Restaurants remaining in the United States, so stop by this convenient location off of I-74 in Mahomet to say you've been to a Hen House.
The Spicery Tea Room
Specialized in casseroles, quiches, soups, salads and desserts all made from scratch on premises. Setting: a 1901 Sears-Roebuck ordered catalogue house.
Arcade Pancake House
Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, family style.
Serving delicious breakfast's and great lunches from an impressive menu, dishes include homemade soups, salads, and fresh sandwiches.
Lil Porgy's BBQ
Li'L Porgy's Bar-B-Q specializes in genuine hickory-smoked barbeque. Choose from a wide selection of menu items, including ribs, chicken and sandwiches. Top off your order with their unique barbecue sauce, a secret recipe made fresh in their kitchens.
Jarling's Custard Cup
Open seasonally throughout the year (Spring, Summer, and few Autumn days; nice cool days), this MUST STOP is the place everyone local or visiting must experience. Serving everything from custard to milk shakes, there's no question why Jarling's is a local favorite!
Legends Bar & Grill
Legends, located in the heart of campus town, is the cornerstone of Illini pride. Established in 1998 and conceptualized in the spirit of the great Orange and Blue, they pay homage to the legends of yesteryear who walked the hallowed halls of the University of Illinois. Among the faces that adorn their walls are Dick Butkus, Harold “Red” Grange, John “Red” Kerr, Dike Eddleman, Jim Grabowski, Ray Nitscke, and Lou Boudreau – just to name a few. Proudly displayed, as well, is Red Grange’s football jersey, Dike Eddleman’s varsity letterman’s sweater, and an unparalleled life-size replica of Chief Illinwek – a definite must see. And, the food is good too!
Stop by after work for Happy Hour with colleagues or other friends, or party late into the evening with friends either for a special occasion, perhaps its just the weekend, or just need a place to kick back and relax while having a few beverages. Food establishment too.
Country Thyme Tea Room
Victorian tea room. All food made from scratch. Reservations strongly recommended!
Charming diner in historic Paxton. Fresh salad bar, appetizers, burgers, wraps and sandwiches. Full menu includes chicken dinners, salmon, Yellow Fin Tuna, Steak and more. Make sure you save room for a slice of fresh pie. Host your next event at the Tin Pan.Dine-in, carry-out, catering and event hosting. Special catering menu available.
Family, old-style restaurant with down-home country cooking.
Family restaurant and pancake house.
Urbana Garden Family Restaurant
Stop off of Interstate 74 to grab breakfast at this prime location for travelers off the major roadway, around the corner from the Super 8 Motel in Urbana.
Le Peep is a clever and original culinary concept with a menu that reads like a cookbook. You'll find line after line of intriguing selections all made on the spot with the freshest ingredients... snow white eggs, select vegetables, quality meats, crepes, and Le Peep's Peasant Potatoes, to name a few.
Atlanta Bread Company
Bakery, Pastry, and Sandwich (Hot or Cold) place for all. Either for small talk with a friend or friends OR a hook-up for laptop users either for business or pleasure with Wi-Fi available.
Come see what Crane Alley has to offer. The best sandwiches, entrees and fresh seafood specials in town, 16 beers on tap and over 100 import and domestic bottles, extensive wine list, 4 diamond professional pool tables and 80 seat beer garden.
Walnut Street Tea Co.
Although this shop is located in downtown Champaign, it does not sit directly on the strip that gets the bulk of foot traffic, and thus it might be easily overlooked. Don't be afraid to go for a walk on the beautiful streets of downtown Champaign, and sooner or later you'll find this fine little establishment producing all sorts of tea beverages a tea lover would love to get their hands on!
The Etc.Coffeeshop is a very different kind of coffeehouse. They offer fair trade, donation-based, brewed coffee & teas. Etc. is a place where students go to study and hangout. All proceeds support Wesley Evening Food Pantry.
Sweet Indulgence Bakery
Sweet Indulgence Bakery is the perfect spot to satisfy that sweet tooth! Treat yourself to their decadent cakes and savory chocolates.
Merry Ann's Diner
Stop on in and have breakfast, lunch, dinner 24/7 at this newly refreshed look of an old time diner.
Woori Jib Restaurant
Try your hand at some of the best Korean cuisine served up within the campus limits of the University of Illinois!
The Seaboat Restaurant
The Seaboat is a landmark restaurant in Champaign-Urbana, IL where Midwest hospitality meets great food in a casual environment. Famous for serving Tasty Fish and Chicken Delights, all of The Seaboat's entrees are cooked to order using the finest ingredients.
Hickory River Smokehouse
Welcome to Hickory River Smokehouse, where Texas barbecue is our passion! Our quality beef brisket, chicken, turkey, and pork are treated with a dry rub - a flavorful way to keep the meat’s natural juices from escaping. After hours over a hickory-wood fire in our on-site smokehouse, the meat is harmonized with a generous side or drizzle of our spicy, tangy Texas-style BBQ sauce! Complete this barbecue phenomenon with one (or more) of our mouth-watering side dishes. You can’t get taste like this anywhere else in the Midwest!