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Wide variety of dishes in one photo from Champaign County.

Restaurants in Illinois

Restaurants in Illinois run the gamut in styles, flavors and tastes. From juicy burgers that hit the spot to high end meals that offer an experience beyond the food. Chicago is home to some of the best restaurants in the country and a couple that consistently find their way to the top lists in the world. But throughout Illinois, you’ll find passionate culinary creators that have poured their heart and soul into every bite and sip. Keep an eye out for the real “hidden gems” that might not get the same spotlight as the big city spots but still give your taste buds a ride they'll remember. 

A plate of bbq food including ribs, slaw and beans

Illinois Restaurant Weeks

Great Deals on Great Food

If there’s a state that knows how to pull off epic restaurant weeks, it’s Illinois. Chicago, practically every different region surrounding the city, Naperville, Champaign-Urbana, Rockford, Elmhurst, Wheaton, Glen Carbon—the list of restaurant week hosts goes on and on and covers almost every part of the year.

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