Our Favorite Chicago Restaurants
Bargain restaurants in Chicago
Sure, you can spend over $100 per person for dinner in Chicago--but you don't have to. Try these choices for meals that are easy on the wallet.
Xoco Celeb-chef Rick Bayless brings his Mexican genius to the masses with an affordable counter-service restaurant. None of the intriguing sandwiches (suckling pig!) disappoint, and the hot chocolate is divine. Xoco pictured at left. (312) 661-1434
Filippo's Ristorante This comfy Mediterranean bistro in Lincoln Park serves tasty salads, pastas and fresh seafood. (773) 528-2211
Sweet Cakes Bakery Go for the red velvet cupcakes; the cream-cheese frosting is the consistency of butter. (773) 772-5771