This neighborhood classic has been around for more than 50 years. It’s a casual counter-service operation, known for its gigantic triple decker sandwiches (particularly the corned beef and pastrami), which are perfect pre-nap or post-hangover-inducing-night-out meals.
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Valois is a cafeteria-style restaurant in Hyde Park that everyone knows because of Obama. It also happens to be pretty good.
Nella Pizza e Pasta
Nella Pizza e Pasta is a casual Italian restaurant in Hyde Park with excellent Neapolitan pizza.
The Promontory is a restaurant and music venue serving very good modern American food in Hyde Park.
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Parson’s Chicken & Fish
Parson’s Fried Chicken & Fish serves good fried chicken on the best patio in town. This is an excellent hangout spot when it’s nice outside.
Boeufhaus is a different kind of Chicago steakhouse. It's small, loud, cool, and still serves excellent steaks.
Gene & Georgetti
Gene & Georgetti is a classic Chicago steakhouse that’s as old-school as they come.
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