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Michelin Guide (3 stars)

The World`s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 (#37)

Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants in the World 2019 (#2)

La Liste World's Best Restaurants 2019 (#62)

Le Chefs 100 Best Chefs in the World 2018 (#17)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#2)

Gayot Best Restaurants in America 2018 (#2)

Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Star Award Winners (5 Star)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (5 Diamonds)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#1)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#1)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#1)

Food & Wine Chicago Travel Guide (Insider Pick)

alinearestaurant.com

Pacific Standard Time Californian $$$

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Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#2)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#9)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards

Eater Chicago Award Winners 2018 (Restaurant of the Year)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Thrillist Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

Travel + Leisure Chicago's Most Exciting New Restaurants

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Best Restaurant Design)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#33)

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Urban Matter Best New Places That Hit Chicago 2018

pstchicago.com

Passerotto Korean $$

Thrillist Best New Restaurants in America 2018

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#3)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#47)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Rookie of the Year)

Eater Chicago Award Winners 2018 (Chef of the Year)

Infatuation Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018 (#4)

Travel + Leisure Chicago's Most Exciting New Restaurants

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#32)

Urban Matter Best New Places That Hit Chicago 2018

passerottochicago.com

Parachute Korean $$$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

2019 James Beard Awards (Best Chef Great Lakes)

Eater America's Essential Restaurants 2018

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#47)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#27)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#13)

Forbes Seven Essential Chicago Restaurants

Bon Appetit City Guide

parachutehome.com

Fat Rice Southeast Asian $$$

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#58)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#14)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#19)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Rising Pastry Chef of the Year)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#3)

Bon Appetit City Guide

eatfatrice.com

Blackbird American $$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#39)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (4 Diamonds)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#10)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#8)

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Pastry Chef of the Year)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#26)

Food & Wine Chicago Travel Guide (Insider Pick)

blackbirdrestaurant.com

S.K.Y. American $

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#24)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#17)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Man Who Stayed to Make Dinner)

Infatuation Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018 (#5)

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Best New Restaurant)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#27)

Oriole New American $$$$

Michelin Guide (2 Stars)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (5 Diamonds)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#2)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#6)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Best Service)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#2)

oriolechicago.com

Boka American $$$

Michelin Guide (1Stars)

2019 James Beard Awards (Outstanding Pastry Chef Finalist)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#77)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (4 Diamonds)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#9)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#11)

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#17)

bokachicago.com

Monteverde Italian $$$

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#88)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#31)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#14)

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#22)

Bon Appetit City Guide

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Acadia category $$$$

Michelin Guide (2 Stars)

Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Star Award Winners (4 Star)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (5 Diamonds)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#39)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#7)

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#6)

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Everest French $$$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#86)

Gayot Best Restaurants in America 2018 (#10)

Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Star Award Winners (4 Star)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (4 Diamonds)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#18)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#26)

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Bellemore American $$$

Robb Report The 10 Best New Restaurants in America 2018 (#1)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#30)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#4)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Displaying Limitless Potential)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

bellemorechicago.com

Mi Tocaya Antojeria Mexican $$

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#35)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Chef of the Year)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Travel + Leisure Chicago's Most Exciting New Restaurants

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#24)

Bon Appetit City Guide

mitocaya.com

Roister New American $$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#42)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#28)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#24)

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#5)

Bon Appetit City Guide

roisterrestaurant.com

Tempesta Market Italian $$

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Infatuation Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018 (#8)

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

Bon Appetit City Guide

tempestamarket.com

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Michelin Guide (1 Star)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#51)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (4 Diamonds)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#6)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#12)

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Marisol American $$$

Bon Appetit America`s Best New Restaurants 2018 (Top 50 Finalist)

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Chef of the Year)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#35)

Bon Appetit City Guide

marisolchicago.com

Bar Biscay Basque/French $$

Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#8)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#20)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Boundary Stretchers)

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#19)

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Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#21)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#22)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#15)

Bon Appetit City Guide

merchantgiant.com

Cellar Door Provisions American $$

Bon Appetit 22 Restaurants that Turned Us Into Dedicated Regulars

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#36)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#11)

Bon Appetit City Guide

cellardoorprovisions.com

Elske New American $$$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#25)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#15)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#16)

Bon Appetit City Guide

elskerestaurant.com

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GQ Best New Restaurants in America 2019

Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#1)

Infatuation Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018 (#1)

Thrillist Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

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Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#21)

Travel + Leisure Chicago's Most Exciting New Restaurants

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#21)

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The Publican American $$$

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The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#19)

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#38)

thepublicanrestaurant.com

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Michelin Guide (1 Star)

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#4)

Food & Wine Chicago Travel Guide (Insider Pick)

schwarestaurant.com

Virtue Southern $$$

Eater Best New Restaurants in America 2019

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Tribune's Food & Dining Game Changer

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#9)

virtuerestaurant.com

Band of Bohemia American $$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#38)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#38)

bandofbohemia.com

Topolobampo Mexican $$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

AAA Diamond Awards 2019 (4 Diamonds)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#5)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#3)

rickbayless.com

Tied House New American $$$

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#34)

Chicago Tribune Critic's Choice Dining Awards (Homecoming Queen)

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

tiedhousechicago.com

Next New American $$$$

Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants in the World 2019 (#41)

The Daily Meal 101 Best Restaurants in America 2019 (#17)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#16)

nextrestaurant.com

Calumet Fisheries Seafood $$

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The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#41)

calumetfisheries.com

George Trois French $$$$

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#7)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#10)

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Restaurant of the Year)

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Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#5)

Infatuation Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018 (#6)

Thrillist Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

ettarestaurant.com

Bayan Ko Asian

Chicago Magazine Best New Restaurants 2019 (#10)

Chicago Reader Chicago's Best New Restaurants 2018

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#20)

bayankochicago.com

Entente American $$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#31)

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#4)

ententechicago.com

Big Jones Southern $$

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#29)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#32)

bigjoneschicago.com

Momotaro Japanese $$$

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#16)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#5)

momotarochicago.com

Smyth American $$$$

Michelin Guide (2 Stars)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#13)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#2)

smythandtheloyalist.com

North Pond American $$$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#15)

Chicago Tribune Top Chicago Restaurants (#23)

northpondrestaurant.com

Au Cheval American $$

The Infatuation Chicago Greatest Hits List

Chicago Magazine Best Restaurants in Chicago 2018 (#44)

Bon Appetit City Guide

auchevalchicago.com

Pequod's Pizza Pizza $

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#34)

pequodspizza.com

Smoque BBQ Barbecue $

Eater Essential Chicago Restaurants

Thrillist All-Time Best

TimeOut Best Restaurants in Chicago (#37)

smoquebbq.com

Temporis American $$$$

Michelin Guide (1 Star)

Thrillist All-Time Best

Jean Banchet Awards 2019 (Best Service)

temporischicago.com
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Café Cancale French $$$

The Infatuation Chicago Hit List

Eater The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now

Thrillist Chicago New & Noteworthy

Chicago Magazine Hot List (#1)

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Flora Fauna Latin American $$$$

Eater The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now

Thrillist Chicago New & Noteworthy

Chicago Magazine Hot List (#5)

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Thrillist Chicago New & Noteworthy

politanrow.com

Galit Middle Eastern $$$

The Infatuation Chicago Hit List

Eater The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now

galitrestaurant.com

Jeong Korean $$$

The Infatuation Chicago Hit List

Eater The Hottest Restaurants in Chicago Right Now

jeongchicago.com

The Licking Soul Food $$$

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Chicago Magazine Hot List (#4)

thelicking.com

The Purple Pig Mediterranean $$

Thrillist Chicago New & Noteworthy

Chicago Magazine Hot List (#2)

thepurplepigchicago.com

Bad Hunter American $$

The Infatuation Chicago Hit List

Chicago Magazine Hot List (#3)

badhunter.com
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