10 Countryside Restaurants In Illinois That Are Almost Too Good To Be True

A peaceful drive to the countryside for an excellent meal is somewhat of an Illinois pastime. These 10 remote, down-home eateries make us nostalgic for a simpler time before cell phones were in every hand and coffee shops were on every street.

If it’s good enough to survive out in the middle of nowhere, then you know it has to be one incredible restaurant. Keep scrolling for a peek at some of Illinois’ best cooking and where in the country it can be found.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

If you love going out to the country, check out these 10 images of countryside life in Illinois.

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