12 Tasty Restaurants In Illinois Out Of Towners Will Simply Love

When company comes, it’s easy to fall into old habits and only take them to the same restaurants they’ve been to a million times. Illinois is full of popular local pizza chains and fast-food eateries, all of which are great, but there are some great independent restaurants you might be forgetting to introduce your guests to.

Next time you have family or friends from out-of-town over, take them to one of these top places to get a bite. Keep scrolling for all the details.

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/

Now you know what restaurants to visit, but what should you order? Check out 10 crave-worthy iconic foods from Illinois that will make your mouth water.

What other tasty restaurants do your friends and family from out-of-town enjoy? Share your favorites with us below!