The 10 Best Tenderloins In The Midwest Are Right Here In Illinois

Though typically associated with our neighbor to the east, Illinois is no stranger to deep-fried pork products. We’re home to some of the best tenderloins in the Midwest, and you’ve got try them all.

Hand-cut and pounded out, then dredged in batter and fried, these hearty sandwiches are impossible to resist. Keep scrolling for all the best places in our fabulous state to find them.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

While you’re touring Illinois’ best places to eat, don’t leave out these 10 wonderful restaurants you’ll regret passing up.

Which restaurant do you think has the best tenderloins? Share your favorites with us in the comment section below!