8 Deliciously Famous Illinois Restaurants You May Have Seen On TV

Only the best of the best restaurants get featured on television stations like the Food Network or the Travel Channel, and Illinois is home to many. There are dozens of outstanding diners in our great state, but some are so well-loved, they got their 15 minutes of fame – some more than once!

Keep scrolling to see if you recognize any of these famous restaurants from your tube.

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 famous, local restaurants, check out this list of 9 restaurants that define Illinois.

Did we leave out any of your favorites? Tell us about it in the comments below!