Restaurants & Nightlife in Chicago

Restaurants and Nightlife

Chicago restaurants and nightlife offer cuisine and cocktails for every taste. Get ideas for where to eat and drink and check out the latest news and reviews. You can find different cuisines and types of bars. You can also browse our map of Chicago restaurants and nightlife and search by location to find one closest to you.


Dine at Chicago river restaurants year-round with these riverside restaurants.

Celebrating its one year anniversary this month, Taste of Thai Town is still bringing the best of Thai Town to Chi Town.

Seafood fans rejoice! There is a new, casual, 75-seat Cajun seafood boil restaurant in the West Loop.

Fast food is bad for you. It's so bad it's two four-letter f-word bad for you.

We're heating things up this summer with a visit to KICK, 1943 W Byron St.

Auchentoshan has recently introduced a new single-malt scotch, the American Oak.

Arbella, 112 W Grand Ave, is River North’s newest cocktail bar. 

Federales, 180 N Morgan St, the new taco and tequila spot in the West Loop, is open for summer.

The Art of Blending is an interactive experience of learning about olive oil, smelling olive oil, tasting olive oil, and finally, making one’s own olive oil blend. 

With the recent weather I’ve decided to officially let myself get excited for summer. Not without a bit of hesitation, as we all know Chicago summer is one giant tease.