It's late, you've been drinking, and you're hungry. Here's where to eat.
Sam FayeAugust 19, 2016
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Dusek's is an old-school tavern in Pilsen with great food and an eclectic menu.
Veda KilaruJanuary 12, 2023
Friend BBQ is a casual spot in Chinatown that focuses on Chinese barbecue.
Adrian KaneDecember 15, 2022
Miki's Park is a Korean-inspired bar and restaurant in River North.
John RingorNovember 28, 2022
Nine Bar is Chinatown's first speakeasy located in the back of Moon Palace Express in Chinatown.
John RingorJune 30, 2022
Dancen is a bar in Lincoln Square with very good Korean bar food.
Adrian KaneMay 16, 2022
Furious Spoon is a reliably good ramen shop in Wicker Park.
Written byAdrian Kane
Pub Royale is an Anglo-Indian pub serving cocktails and Indian-inspired food.
Sam FayeJanuary 14, 2022
Johnny’s Grill is part diner and part Mezcal bar. That means it can serve a lot of different needs.
Written bySam Faye
Son Of A Butcher is a spot serving solid bar food in Logan Square.
Maillard Tavern is a restaurant in River West with fantastic burgers.
Bar Cargo is a restaurant and bar in River North serving mediocre Roman-style pizza.
Owen & Engine is a pub in Logan Square with one of Chicago's best burgers.
High Five is a tiny ramen bar in the West Loop.
Tempo Cafe is the local Gold Coast diner open 24 hours a day. It's also exactly what we assume the coffee shop from Seinfeld is like.
Chef’s Special is a very good Chinese restaurant from the team behind Giant.
Adrian KaneFebruary 25, 2020
Little Victories is a bar in Wicker Park that’s great for an early-in-the-game date
Josh BarnettNovember 22, 2019
Carol’s is a country bar in Uptown that’s great for dancing to live music and eating at the bar.
The Long Room is a craft beer bar in Lakeview that's great for an early in the game date or catching up with friends.
Josh BarnettOctober 2, 2019
Pick Me Up Cafe is an all-day cafe in Lakeview that has plenty of vegetarian and vegan options and is open late.
Marnie ShureSeptember 17, 2019
Chi Cafe is a late-night restaurant in Chinatown where you can get anything from congee to salt-and-pepper squid.
Adrian KaneSeptember 3, 2019