11 Iconic Restaurants In Illinois That Just Get Better With Age

There are many places to eat in Illinois that have withstood the test of time. You know a diner is good if it has been around for more than 40 years, and that’s exactly what you’ll find with these 11 iconic restaurants.

From pizza to burgers to fried chicken, this list has it all. Scroll on for a look at some of the oldest restaurants in the Land of Lincoln.

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/

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What other iconic restaurants do you love to visit in Illinois? Share your favorite places with us below in the comments.