12 Bucket-List-Worthy Restaurants To Try In Illinois, One For Each Month Of The Year

When a new year is upon us, we tend to make resolutions to do something different or try something new. Perhaps you’ll want to try a new hiking trail, visit some of the many small towns, or eat at some bucket-list-worthy restaurants in Illinois. The following is a list of some incredible restaurants you should try, one for each month of the year.


Have you been to any of these bucket-list-worthy restaurants in Illinois? If so, which ones? What were your favorite items? Tell us all about it in the comments sections and share some of your delicious, eye-popping food pics!

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December 15, 2022

What are some other bucket list restaurants in Illinois?

The good thing is that there are numerous bucket list restaurants in Illinois offering amazing fare. From seafood to burgers, steaks to Mexican, Greek to vegetarian and vega, and so much more, you’re sure to find something that speaks to your palate!  Check out a few of these delicious spots on your next night out or visit to the Land of Lincoln:


We’re looking for the best steaks in Illinois.

If you’re looking for the best steaks in Illinois, you are in for a treat! From the biggest Land of Lincoln cities to the smallest towns and everywhere in between, staunch meat eaters are treated to some of the best of the best. Get your knives and forks ready to dig in at these meaty Illinois restaurants:


Are there any food festivals in Illinois?

Illinoisans love to eat so you will find scores of food festivals in Illinois almost year-round. From wine to chocolate, barbecue, Greek, beer, German, cheese, corn, and a plethora of other themes, you can eat yourself silly and keep clamoring for more. Loosen your belt and grab your friends and family and head on out to some of these scrumptious festivals:

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