Best Dinner in Chicago

Forastero Restaurant

449 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610

Mon Closed

Tue-Sun 11am-9pm

312.265.0322

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Just a few blocks west of North Avenue Beach and the Chicago History Museum, you can find an interesting blend of Korean and Mexican fare, “from tacos to rice bowls, in a modern café setting.” Here you can find nine unique plates using traditional Korean cooking presented in marvelous Mexican tacos. Don’t limit yourself, though. Try their wings, tamales, sandwiches, or bibimbop and rice bowls. No one has to be left out with six began options and a vegetarian option with more on the way. Be sure to check out their meatless Monday specials! With experience throughout North America and Europe, Chef Tony Recillas’ goal is to make, “the most flavorful, highest quality meal as efficiently as possible.” Visit the folks and see for yourself what Chicago’s WGN9 is talking about!

 

Mundano

1935 N Lincoln Park W, Chicago, IL 60614

Mon & Tue Closed

Wed & Thur 5pm-9pm

Fri 5pm-10pm

Sat 10am-10pm

Sun 10am-9pm

773.312.7040

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Located on Lincoln Park W, just off North Clark Street, Mundano serves Latin foodopens PDF file with an open kitchen, allowing you a window into the world of the back of the house. With gorgeous wood-stained tables, white chairs, and blue booths both of leather, the welcoming, stylish space invites you in to try one of their signature cocktailsopens PDF file . Step into your neighbor’s setting and experience exceptional quality of food and drink but also mentality and attitude from the uplifting, progressive-focused staff looking to create a positive workplace culture. Mundano wants every patron to, “feel right at home through the warmth and acceptance cultivated within our four walls and moved by our menu that blends a variety of influences and cooking techniques to create flavors that are both striking and memorable.” Check out what Chicago Magazine, Chicago Tribune, and Eater have to say about Mundano!

 

The Kennison

1800 N Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614

Mon Closed

Tue-Thur 5pm-9pm

Fri 5pm-10pm

Sat 10am-2pm, 5pm-10pm

Sun 10am-2pm

312.981.7070

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David Kennison was a Lincoln Park icon in 1800s Chicago. Passing away at eighty-five, “his funeral had the largest attendance recorded at that time.” You can find Kennison’s grave on the other side of the street from the restaurant, paying homage to, “one of Chicago’s greatest con-men.” Known as one of Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood’s greatest restaurants, “The Kennison frames the north side of Hotel Lincoln and offers a fantastic option for our guests.” With a goal set, “to deliver a contemporary American menu that appeals to the foodie in everyone,” you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy! You will find many agreeable dishes that have been given advancements to provide, “exciting twists on familiar dishes.”

 

Wakamono

3313 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657

4pm-11pm, daily

773.296.6800

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Owner and operator Kai Togami have a childhood unlike anyone else. Raised in a secluded fishing village on the coast of Okinawa, Togami had to fend for himself when a tsunami decimated his residence in 1963. Fighting and clawing his way upon the ocean’s tide for almost thirty years, the “restless boy raised himself into a man of adventure.” Kai is happily married to his wife, Miyuki, and the two spend their time away from the restaurant, “writing poetry, drinking tea, and sailing.” Stop in and try their specials for yourself or create an account and earn rewards with your loyalty points!

 

MOMO Factory

3202 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60657

Sun-Wed 11 am-10 pm

Thur-Sat 11 am-12 am

773.661.2970

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If you’re looking for a place that captures the essence of cuisine from Nepal to Chicago, the MOMO Factory is the place for you. With twenty years of experience in several of the best restaurants, the chef at MOMO Factory, “is excited to present their vision to you and all our guests.” Read what the locals are saying about the MOMO Factory and reserve a table, book your next private event or even order food for pickup! Here you will enjoy quality food prepared by individuals that, “refuse to compromise on quality,” by strictly using, “fresh ingredients from local farmers’ markets,” to give you the best-tasting food that is in season.

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