Dine Beside A Fire At These 11 Cozy Illinois Restaurants
Illinois is blessed with a multitude of restaurants to answer the call of any craving you may have. But there just aren’t that many eateries that offer a cozy fireplace you can sit next to when the weather cools down, or is downright cold. Here are 11 unique spots that have cozy fireplaces where you can get warm and toasty, and just enjoy the ambiance.
1. PV II Restaurant - Peoria
For an absolutely fantastic made-to-order Italian meal, there's no place else in Peoria other than PV II. From all the traditional fare to specialties like the Haddock dish shown above, PV II will convert you into a die hard fan.
Address: 8305 N Allen Rd #2, Peoria, IL 61615.
2. The Turf Room - North Aurora
Brace yourself for a romantic and upbeat experience grazing on the many delish options on the menu at this gastro delight in North Aurora. Cozy up to the fire and enjoy the ride.
Address: 1033 Kilbery Ln, North Aurora, IL 60542.
3. White Pines Inn - Mount Morris
Hearty homestyle meals are dished up six days a week at this landmark restaurant near Rockford. In season, you can sit by the fire in this cozy log cabin eatery.
Address: 6712 W Pines Rd, Mt Morris, IL 61054.
4. Stonewood Ale House - Schaumburg
Chow down on traditional wood-grilled specialites like burgers and BBQ at this hip nieghborhood restaurant in Schaumburg. On a cold day, count on the fire to help warm your bones.
Address: 601 Mall Dr, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
5. Silvercreek - Urbana
Sit next to the cozy fire and enjoy modern American fare with creative twists to traditional surf and turf at Silvercreek. This casual eatery is open for lunch and dinner six days a week, and for brunch on Sunday.
Address: 402 N Race St, Urbana, IL 61801.
5. Wheatstack - Lisle
The Wheatstack at the River Bend Golf Club in Lisle has a two-sided fireplace the spreads warmth and glow throughout their cozy dining room. Enjoy traditional American cuisine including appetizers like crab cakes or wings. Segue into an unforgettable entree with a plate of "Mother's Pot Roast."
Address: 5900 S. Route 53, Lisle, IL 60532.
6. McWethy's Tavern - Romeoville
You don't have to be finishing up on the back nine to get a table in McWerty's, the tavern in the clubhouse at the Mistwood Golf Club in Joliet. From the Ale Battered Fish and Chips to the Shepherd's Pie, you'll love the unique menu at McWerty's.
Address: W., 1700 Renwick Rd, Romeoville, IL 60446.
7. Hearth Restaurant - Evanston
In Evanston, head over to The Homestead for an elegantly casual meal in a hip rustic setting, and yes, there's a cozy fireplace with your name on it. The creative menu includes delish entrees like Macadamia Halibut and Amish Airline Chicken. Yum!
Address: The Homestead, 1625 Hinman Ave #102, Evanston, IL .
8. Village Squire - South Elgin
In the mood for BBQ or a pizza all cush next to a warm fireplace? Village Squire is the spot just for you in South Elgin. Casual meets romantic at this family-owned and operated hip eatery.
Address: 480 Randall Rd, South Elgin, IL 60177.
9. Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill - Deer Park
Feast on an unforgettable steak here at the Stoney River Steakhouse all warm and snug at your fireside table. You'll appreciate the rustic decor, attentive waitstaff and the gourmet fare.
Address: Deer Park Town Center Shopping Center, 20504 N Rand Rd, Deer Park, IL 60010.
10. Wilde Bar & Restaurant - Chicago
In the heart of Lakeview, Wilde Bar & Restaurant offers an upscale rich atmosphere coupled with equally delectable cuisine surely to please the palate. Choose from their signature burger, the Wilde Burger, topped with whiskey glaze, caramelized onions, Irish cheddar, greens and a tomato slice, or opt for standard favorties like the Chicken Pot Pie.
Address: 3130 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657.
11. Les Nomades - Chicago
What can be more intimate than a cozy French restaurant with a fireplace? Duck, bison, veal, homemade desserts..wow! Sign me up! I'm on my way...
Address: 222 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611.
Illinois is home to some incredible eateries with likewise cuisine, but it’s hard to find a place that’s good and that has a fireplace. These 11 spots in Illinois are perfect for cozying up to the fire for an enjoyable (and warm) meal!
If you’re a foodie in search of the best neighborhood restaurants then you’ll definitely want to read 11 Neighborhood Restauran ts in Illinois With Food So Good You’ll Be Back For Seconds.
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