Chicago's diverse neighborhoods offer visitors a rich array of culinary specialties from across the globe. Visit these neighborhood spots to get a taste of different cultures and cuisines. 

Diners at the outdoor patio of Athena Greek Restaurant in Chicago


In Chicago's West Loop, you'll find Greek Town. Seafood, flaming cheese (saganaki) and gyros are just the opening fare at restaurants such as Athena, Greek Islandand Santorini.


Going south a little lands you in Little Italy, along Taylor Street, or Old Italy, a little farther south, where you can hold your own pasta parade, searching for the perfect sauce from contenders like Tuscany on Taylor, the original Rosebud, or the new, crowd-generating Davanti Enoteca. Save room for gelato.

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Imperial Lamian dim sum


Don't forget Chinatown. The majestic gate that marks the official entrance into the neighborhood leads you to a Hong Kong style dim sum at Minghin along with many other alternatives. Or head north to Imperial Lamian for modern Chinese cuisine.

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Still hungry? Devon Avenue represents our version of Mumbai, complete with authentic bakeries, sari shops and every regional Indian/Pakistani dish possible. Of course, excellent Indian restaurants like India House and Indian Garden exist right in the Michigan Avenue area.

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Brats, beer and pretzels at Berghoff Restaurant's Oktoberfest in Chicago


Searching for schnitzel? Enjoy traditional German cuisine and steins of beer in an old-world setting at local Chicago institution The Berghoff Restaurant.

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Thai food has become a favorite in the city's food scene, with as many as 180 Thai restaurants in Chicago. Star of Siam, the one that might have started it all, is still going strong on Illinois Street, just east of State.

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Related Listings

MingHin Cuisine
2168 S. Archer Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 808-1999

Tuscany on Taylor
1014 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 829-1990

The Rosebud
1500 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 942-1117

Berghoff Restaurant
17 W. Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 427-3170

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