Chicago November 21, 2017
These 8 Restaurants Serve The Best Italian Beef In Chicago
If you’re a true Chicagoan, you likely have a decent radar on all the best Italian beef restaurants in the city. These eight delicious eateries are downright marvelous and have been loved by locals for many years.
Chicago’s best sandwich is juicy and full of flavor. Keep scrolling for all the best places to get this dish.
1. Pop's Beef
With various locations in Chicagoland, this well-loved restaurant serves one the heartiest sandwiches you'll find. Other menu items include hot dogs, burgers, chicken, salads, and other sides, and patrons love the fun interior of the restaurants.
2. U.B. Dogs
Located on Franklin Street in the Loop, this eatery is open weekdays for breakfast and lunch. Though it is not primarily an Italian beef place, it serves one of the best, most juicy sammiches you'll find in the city.
3. Roma's Italian Beef & Sausages
This delicious eatery is one of the oldest Italian beef restaurants in the state with roots reaching back to 1968. Using the freshest ingredients, this amazing place also serves pizza, fries, and other American classics. It is located on the west side around Portage Park.
4. Al's Beef
There is a seemingly endless number of locations for this franchise throughout Chicagoland, and it is certainly one of the more popular places to go. Tourists usually put this on their bucket lists, and you should too.
5. Johnnie's Beef
Locals of Elmwood Park and the surrounding area have been keeping this great eatery in business since 1961. Get American lunch and dinner classics here daily.
This popular local fast-food chain is known for many things, but nothing compares to the Italian beef. Other great menu items include hot dogs, burgers, cheese fries, and other sandwiches. It is also known for its shakes and chocolate cake.
7. Tony's Italian Beef
Hungry south side residents have been flocking to this wonderful eatery since 1975. In addition to some of the best Italian beef in the city, it serves breakfast all day and is open until 10 p.m. daily.
8. Jay's Beef
This restaurant has three locations around the city and offers a full menu of sandwiches, sides, and desserts. You can get anything from a cheeseburger to a ribeye steak, but why would you when there's Italian beef?
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What other Italian beef joints do you enjoy in the city? Share your favorites with us in the comments below!