You haven’t gotten a real taste of Chicago’s diverse restaurant scene until you’ve explored the city’s neighborhoods. That’s where you’ll find an incredible array of dining options representing cuisines from all around the world.

There’s no better time to try some of these beloved local spots than Chicago Restaurant Week, happening from Jan. 20 through Feb. 5, 2023. This year, you’ll find 300+ participating restaurants representing 34 diverse neighborhoods — including more than 50 women- and minority-owned establishments.

Explore some of this year’s neighborhood options, then check out the full list of Chicago Restaurant Week participating restaurants and start making your reservations.

Dining, Indian
Tandoor Char House

Taste your way through four courses of delicious Indian cuisine, including samosas, tandoori, tikka masala, and more.

  • $42 Dinner
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African, Dining
Demera Ethiopian Restaurant

Try authentic Ethiopian cuisine at this long-time Uptown favorite, known for their ultra–shareable messob plates.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $42 Dinner
  • $59 Dinner
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American Contemporary, Dining
eden

The newly reopened Eden in Avondale will be serving farm fresh fare like farro risotto, fried oyster mushrooms, and wood-fired steak.

  • $42 Dinner
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Dining, Seafood
Azul

There are tons of options at this waterfront restaurant known for Mexican cuisine, including a separate vegetarian menu.

  • $42 Dinner
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Dining, Latin
Amaru

Dine on ceviche, oxtail stew, Inca salad, jackfruit barbacoa, and more at this popular pan-Latin spot in Wicker Park.

  • $42 Dinner
  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, Greek
Andros Taverna

This lush Logan Square restaurant is offering a variety of Greek dishes: Grecian sea bream, spit-roasted lamb, and honey donuts to finish.

  • $59 Dinner
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Asian Fusion, Dining
BITES Asian Kitchen + Bar

Dive into Chicago Restaurant Week specials like truffled tuna maki, spicy crab rangoon, and confit duck leg at this popular Lakeview hangout.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $42 Dinner
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Dining, French
Le Sud French Mediterranean Cuisine

This Roscoe Village favorite serves fresh French preparations like smoked escargots, crème brûlée, and steak frites.

  • $42 Dinner
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BBQ/Ribs, Dining
Lexington Betty Smokehouse

A local powerhouse in the barbecue world, Lexington Betty specializes in all things smoked meat — ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and more.

  • $25 Lunch
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Cuban, Dining
Mima’s Taste of Cuba

This casual BYOB establishment is all about Cuban comfort food, along with local favorites and Puerto Rican dishes like jibaritos.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, Mexican
Mi Tierra

A beloved spot for Mexican cuisine in Little Village, Mi Tierra will be serving chicken with hibiscus mole, creamy poblano soup, flan, and more.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $42 Dinner
  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, Mediterranean
BARDAVID

In Woodlawn, BARDAVID offers a sophisticated atmosphere and a Mediterranean menu. Dine on branzino with polenta, glazed short ribs, and coconut pavlova.

  • $25 Lunch
  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, French
Brasserie by C&C

Focused on French cuisine with Mexican flair, this Edgewater brasserie will be serving a four-course dinner made with local ingredients.

  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, Southern
Luella’s Southern Kitchen

Known as one of the city’s best Southern restaurants, Luella’s will be serving up comfort food classics like smoked cheddar biscuits, sweet potato dumplings, and apple cobbler.

  • $42 Dinner
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American, Dining
Split-Rail

Choose between “divey” and “diva” versions of this creative Chicago Restaurant Week menu. Frito pie or creamy polenta? Funnel cake or panna cotta?

  • $42 Dinner
  • $59 Dinner
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Dining, Southern
Virtue Restaurant & Bar

In Hyde Park, Virtue serves up refined takes on Southern American cuisine, served with a hefty side of Southern hospitality.

  • $59 Dinner
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Caribbean, Dining
14 Parish Restaurant & Rhum Bar

Get a dose of Caribbean sunshine in Hyde Park, with dishes like conch chowder, grilled lobster tails, and caramel rum cake.

  • $59 Dinner
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Chinese, Dining
Shang Noodle South Loop

In the South Loop, Shang Noodle specializes in house-made noodles and small plates. Try dishes like steamed black cod and Sichuan chicken tenders.

  • $42 Dinner
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