Local Flavor

Chicago is known for many things, but one of its biggest draws are the local flavors of the city! Get ready to taste some of the best food you’ve ever had with over 7,000 restaurants to choose from! Grab Chicago’s award winning “Deep Dish Pizza” at Pequod's, or enjoy a hot dog while watching the Chicago Cubbies under the lights at the new Brickhouse Tavern overlooking Wrigley Field.

Enjoy a steak dinner in the charming Gold Coast neighborhood at Gibson’s Steakhouse, or savor in some Mediterranean food at the lovely Fig and Olive. Splurge on a bottle or two and order some exquisite wine paired with live entertainment, and capped off by a romantic stroll down the Chicago River Walk to The City Winery.

If it’s not dinner you're looking for, the city has endless dive bars great for happy hours, and hearty brunch spots perfect for socializing.

Explore our favorite spots, below! You'll thank us later.

  • The Talbott Hotel
  • Joe & The Juice
    Come experience Joe and the Juice’s famous smoothies, juices, and sandwiches from the west coast. Conveniently located next door to the hotel!
  • Pequod’s Pizza
    Deep Dish Magic” draws a following to this friendly pizzeria where legendary pan-style pies feature are served with overflowing cheese emerges from the oven as a halo of caramelized crust. Ditch your diet, grab your friends, and head to Pequods to grab a slice.
  • Gibsons Steakhouse
    One of THE Chicago Steakhouses, this iconic Gold Coast Staple always comes through with a top-notch steak, entertainment, and atmosphere. With its “old Chicago vibe,” Gibsons brings locals, and even A-List Celebrities back on the regular.
  • Brickhouse Tavern
    The Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern offers an elevated dining experience with four expansive bars, two outdoor terraces and stunning views of Wrigley Field and the Chicago Skyline.
  • Maple & Ash
    An innovative take on the traditional steakhouse - mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic service to deliver classic wood-fired dishes.

  • 3 Arts Club Café (within Restoration Hardware)
    Located inside RH, guests can enjoy a garden courtyard café, espresso bar and wine room in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood.

  • Nico Osteria
    A James Beard award winning Italian-Seafood inspired restaurant, located in the lobby of the Thompson Hotel.

  • Fig & Olive
    Upscale restaurant & bar serving seasonal Mediterranean fare prepared with flavored olive oils. Have a drink at the bar for a delicious cocktail, or relax in their lounge area for happy hour. Fig & Olive is a great place for dinner, events, and a unique culinary journey.
  • Sparrow
    Inspired by the great hotel lobby bars of Chicago, Sparrow is iconic in its look, service and offerings. 1930s-era rum focused cocktails will lead the offerings along with a rotating short list of classics, a small European focused wine list and 10 rotating draft handles.
  • The City Winery
    Take it up a notch and dress to impress for a romantic night out in the city. Splurge on an exquisite bottle of wine paired with live entertainment, and culminated by a romantic stroll down the Chicago River Walk.
  • The Little Beet Table
    Located in the base of the State & Chestnut residential tower, The Little Beet Table offers a comfortable atmosphere with a vegetable forward menu of fresh, delicious and thoughtful whole food choices.