These 8 Amazing Chicago Restaurants Are Loaded With Local History

Whether you’re a history buff or just love a good bite to eat, there are a few places around the city you must try. Kept in business for decades by locals for a reason, these are the eight best historic restaurants in Chicago.

Take a trip down memory lane or learn something new about these iconic eateries. Keep scrolling for a timeline of great food.

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:

For more about the city’s history, check out 12 things you likely remember if you grew up in Chicago in the 80s.

Which of these best historical restaurants in the city have you visited? Share your favorites with us!