76 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Chicago.
Somerset is a restaurant in the Gold Coast serving excellent American food that you should be eating immediately.
Monteverde is an Italian restaurant in the West Loop. It sounds boring on paper, but there’s so much more to it than that. Excellent food all around.
Exceptional and impressive. That's what comes to mind when describing the Korean-American food at Parachute.
Giant is doing special things in Logan Square. It's a great restaurant ideal for a date or any small group.
Boeufhaus is a different kind of Chicago steakhouse. It's small, loud, cool, and still serves excellent steaks.
Hogsalt Hospitality does French food. Patrick Kane once went on a date here and you should too.
Classy without being overly pretentious. Riccardo Trattoria is one of our favorite Italian restaurants around.
Mango Pickle is serving contemporary and traditional Indian food in a bright, fun environment in Edgewater.
Mi Tocaya Antonjeria serves excellent upscale Mexican small plates in Logan Square.
Duck Duck Goat is a high-end Chinese restaurants that's always fun with excellent and interesting food.
TÉTE Charcuterie flys a bit under the radar, but it's a strong player in the West Loop. Eat charcuterie, but know they serve excellent veggie dishes.
A cozy yet lively American bistro that makes for a relaxed, personable, and fun time.