Want to get a taste of Chicago’s top dining experiences without breaking the bank? Chicago Restaurant Week is the perfect excuse to start checking off your foodie bucket list. Enjoy special menus for a set price of just $25 for brunch/lunch and $42 or $59 for dinner  — so there are no surprises when the check comes.

This year’s Chicago Restaurant Week, which runs from Jan. 20 – Feb. 5, 2023, features more than 350 restaurants — including some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the city, from Michelin-starred spots to James Beard Award-winning chefs and beyond. These celebrated spots are sure to book up fast, so make your reservations now and get ready to sample some of the city’s best dishes.

American Contemporary, Dining
Bar Esmé

Bar Esmé, the sister spot to the Michelin-starred fine dining experience, is making its Chicago Restaurant Week debut. The three-course meal starts with their playful take on an elevated Flaming Hot Cheeto.

  • $59 Dinner
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American, Dining
BOKA Restaurant

This classic spot in Lincoln Park, winner of a Michelin star for seven consecutive years, is a Chicago Restaurant Week favorite. The four-course dinner includes dry-aged beef tartare, duck leg ravioli, and rigatoni with mushroom bolognese.

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Dining, Mediterranean
Avec West Loop

In the West Loop, Avec is known for its tiny communal space and hearth-baked Mediterranean fare from a James Beard Award-winning chef. Their Chicago Restaurant Week menu includes brussels sprouts fattoush, chorizo-stuffed dates, and chicken shawarma.

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American Contemporary, Dining
Moody Tongue Brewing Company

The world's first two Michelin star brewpub, Moody Tongue will be serving refined dishes for Chicago Restaurant Week in The Bar, their more casual space. And make sure to order one of their brewed-in-house beers.

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Dining, Vegetarian/Vegan
Bloom Plant Based Kitchen

For award-winning plant-based cuisine, Bloom in Wicker Park is a must. During Chicago Restaurant Week, try creative dishes like plum and celery ceviche or banana blossom tempura tacos.

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American, Dining
Daisies

A Bib Gourmand selection, Daisies is a neighborhood favorite in Logan Square. Don’t miss their pasta dishes, like agnolotti with beets and smoked trout roe or black truffle ravioli.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $42 Dinner
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Dining, Vietnamese
HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen

Feast on authentic Vietnamese fare at this James Beard Award contender in Pilsen. The Chicago Restaurant Week menu is meant for two, so you can share dishes like jicama and papaya salad and roasted wild mushrooms with sweet chili soy.

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Dining, Spanish/Tapas
Jaleo

Indulge in some of the city’s most authentic Spanish cuisine, crafted by award-winning chef José Andrés. The Chicago Restaurant Week menu includes Catalan bean salad, jamon serrano, pan de tomate, and other classics.

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  • $42 Dinner
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Dining, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Joe’s Imports

Travel the world with this Bib Gourmand winner’s international Chicago Restaurant Week menu. Dishes cover cuisines from Spain, Italy, and France.

    American, Dining
    Longman & Eagle

    This lauded Logan Square tavern will be serving a three-course lunch for Chicago Restaurant Week. Enjoy roasted squash soup, mushroom and whipped chevre toast, and wild boar sloppy joes.

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    Dining, Italian
    Monteverde

    Led by James Beard Award-winning chef Sarah Grueneberg, Monteverde is serving a family-style dinner menu for Chicago Restaurant Week. Try nduja arancini, pesto gnochetti, lamb and prosciutto sugo, and more

    • $59 Dinner
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    Dining, Indian, International Fusion, Latin
    Vermilion

    This lauded restaurant in River North expertly melds Indian and Latin flavors, showcased on their Chicago Restaurant Week menu with dishes like lobster Portuguese and Tandoori skirt steak.

    • $42 Dinner
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    American Contemporary, Dining
    Proxi

    The globe-trotting Chicago Restaurant Week menu at Proxi includes tons of options representing cuisines from around the world, including sweet potato chaat, coal roasted mussels, spiced lentil dumplings, and more.

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    Bistro, Dining
    Table, Donkey and Stick

    Serving Alpine cuisine in a cozy setting, Table, Donkey and Stick is an excellent spot for a cozy winter meal. Choose from three or four course menus, both featuring the restaurant’s popular charcuterie.

    • $42 Dinner
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    Dining, Japanese/Sushi
    The Izakaya at Momotaro

    Tucked away beneath award-winning Momotaro, this intimate izakaya brings a taste of Tokyo to the West Loop. For Chicago Restaurant Week, choose from blistered shishitos, chicken curry katsu, and mapo tofu.

    • $42 Dinner
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    Dining, Mexican
    Frontera Grill

    Rick Bayless is one of Chicago’s most well-known chefs, and his acclaimed restaurant Frontera Grill has an excellent Chicago Restaurant Week menu. Dine on albacore ceviche, fresh corn tamales, carne asada, and slow-cooked mojo mushrooms.

    • $25 Lunch
    • $42 Dinner
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    American Contemporary, Dining
    Cherry Circle Room

    Located inside the Chicago Athletic Association, this American restaurant won a James Beard Award for its stunning design. Start your meal with housemade bread, then choose from dishes like pork with brown butter sauce or roasted chicken with garlic confit.

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    American, Dining
    The Publican

    This James Beard Award winner in the West Loop has a lively atmosphere and a creative pork-centric menu. For Chicago Restaurant Week, enjoy mussels, skate wing schnitzel, and butcher's steak.

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    Dining, GastroTavern/Pub
    The Gage

    One of Chicago's most booked restaurants, The Gage is a perennially popular spot near Millennium Park. Their refined menus include hamachi crudo, swordfish steak, and mushroom wellington.

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    • $59 Dinner
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    Dining, Steakhouse
    Gene & Georgetti

    It’s hard to find a more classic Chicago steakhouse. One of the top-rated restaurants on OpenTable, Gene & Georgetti is serving up a Chicago Restaurant Week lunch menu with gnocchi Pomodoro, chicken parmigiana sandwich, and their famous chicken alla Joe.

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    American, Dining
    Gilt Bar Chicago

    Dark and romantic, Gilt Bar is the perfect winter date night spot. The Bib Gourmand pick in River North is known for its excellent bar program, and the space also includes a hidden basement speakeasy.

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