There’s A Trail of Waterfront Restaurants Along The Illinois River You Need To Take

Though it is one of the most important rivers in the state, the Illinois River often gets overshadowed by those around it, but we found the best way to enjoy this mighty body of water. This restaurant trail will lead you to bars and diners that all feature waterfront views of Illinois’ namesake river.

Make summer more amazing this year with a visit to some of the most beautiful and exciting restaurants in Illinois. Check out the riverfront eateries below:

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 waterfront dining, check out 10 more Illinois restaurants on the river.

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