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76
Honey 1 BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Honey 1 BBQ ($)
(69 ratings)

746 E 43rd St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 285-9455
www.honey1bbq.com
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Chicago"
  • Rib Tip
    little nugget of smoky rib meat; served w/ fries & bread; looks good
3.5 out of 5
69 ratings
aquarium-style glassed-in smoker & smoked in hickory wood; slow smoked; moved from original airing location (2241 N Western Ave)
77
Honky Tonk BBQ: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Honky Tonk BBQSee Honky Tonk BBQ Video ($$)
(863 ratings)

1800 S Racine Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-7427
www.honkytonkbbqchicago.c...
  • Pulled Pork
    award-winning; slow-cooked for 17 hours at 215-degrees; Guy likes the Memphis vinegar sauce w/ the sandwich, but the mustard sauce when eaten by itself; both ways look good
  • Viking Beef Short Ribs
    dry-rubbed; available only on Fridays & Saturdays
3.5 out of 5
863 ratings
Memphis-style award-winning BBQ locally and nationally including 3rd place Trophy from the World Championship Memphis 2008; live music available on certain nights
78
Ina's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ina's [CLOSED] ($$)
(235 ratings)

1235 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-8227
breakfastqueen.com
As Seen On:
Sausage Paradise
  • Amy's Omelette
    top seller; 3-egg omelette w/ brie, asparagus & chopped chicken sausage
  • Chicken Sausage
3.5 out of 5
235 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1991; "Breakfast Queen" of Chicago
79
JAM: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
JAM ($$)
(734 ratings)

2853 N Kedzie Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 292-6011
jamrestaurant.com
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Breakfast"
  • Malted Custard French Toast
    macerated stonefruit, lime leaf cream, pink peppercorns; looks good
3.5 out of 5
734 ratings
est. 2009
80
Kaiser Tiger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Kaiser Tiger ($$)
(438 ratings)

1415 W Randolph St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 243-3100
kaisertiger.com
  • The Bomb
    5-lb meatloaf made of spicy beef & pork sausage stuffed w/ pepper bacon & wrapped in a brown sugar bacon weave cooked for hours on the smoker & served w/ fresh cut fries, buns, pepper jack cheese, onion, lettuce, tomato, & BBQ sauce
3.5 out of 5
438 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bacon Bites); beer hall specializing in "sausage, bacon & beer"
81
Lucky's Sandwich Company: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Lucky's Sandwich Company ($$)
(514 ratings)

3472 N Clark St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 549-0665
www.luckysandwich.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Chicago"
  • Lucky's Overstuff Sandwich Challenge
    challenge - 3 Lucky sandwiches; Adam won
3.5 out of 5
514 ratings
82
May St. Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
May St. Cafe [CLOSED] ($$)
(189 ratings)

1146 W Cermak Rd Map It!
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 421-4442
maystreetcafe.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Chocolate"
  • White Chocolate Flan
3.5 out of 5
189 ratings
[CLOSED]
83
Mr. Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mr. BeefSee Mr. Beef Video ($)
(334 ratings)

666 N Orleans St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 337-8500
As Seen On:
Food Wars, Episode: "Chicago: Italian Beef"
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    topped w/ mild gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy sauce
3.5 out of 5
334 ratings
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1978
84
Parthenon: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Parthenon [CLOSED] ($$)
(429 ratings)

314 S Halsted St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 726-2407
www.theparthenon.com
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Cheese Paradise
  • Flaming Saganaki
    appetizer; mild kasseri cheese flamed in brandy; originator of making it flaming (in 1968)
  • Spanakopita
    signature dish; also called "spinach cheese pie"; using feta imported from Greece; looks good
3.5 out of 5
429 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1968; family-owned & run
85
Pizzeria Uno: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Pizzeria UnoSee Pizzeria Uno Video ($$)
(1382 ratings)

29 E Ohio St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 321-1000
www.unos.com
  • Pizza
    Deep-dish crust topped w/ cheese then sausage, pepperoni and then finally the signature chunky sauce, cooked first time, then topped w/ veges and finally cooked again; looks good; Deep-dish
3.5 out of 5
1382 ratings
Food War: (deep-dish sausage) Uno's vs. Lou Malnati's; Lou Malnati's won (3-votes-to-0); established in 1943; birthplace of deep-dish pizzeria; other locations across the country
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  • Kobe Beef Sashimi
    slices of raw steak
  • Steaks
    dry-aged steaks
3.5 out of 5
1554 ratings
[CLOSED]; restaurant features hand-selected meats that are dry-aged on the premises in a Himalayan salt-tiled aging room; in The James Hotel Chicago
87
Silver Palm: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Silver Palm [CLOSED] ($$)
(281 ratings)

768 N Milwaukee Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 666-9322
www.thesilverpalmrestaura...
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Chicago, IL"
  • 3 Piggy Sandwich
    double smoked ham, pork tenderloin, bacon, Gruyere, onion ring, egg; "one of the best breakfast sandwiches I've ever had" -Casey Webb
3.5 out of 5
281 ratings
[CLOSED]; restaurant in a stationary 1947 Budd dining car serving comfort food
88
Timothy O'Toole's Pub: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Timothy O'Toole's Pub ($$)
(1029 ratings)

622 N Fairbanks Ct Map It!
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 642-0700
www.timothyotooles.com/ch...
As Seen On:
Man v. Food (New), Episode: "Chicago, IL"
  • Big Timmy Challenge
    two 1/2-lb. burger patties, cheddar, jack, mozzarella, swiss, bbq sauce, bacon, onion straws, lettuce, tomato, pickle & red onion piled high; served w/ 2-lbs of Irish nachos; Casey won
3.5 out of 5
1029 ratings
Irish pub
89
Topolobampo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
TopolobampoSee Topolobampo Video ($$$$)
(993 ratings)

445 N Clark St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 661-1434
www.topolobampo.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Sauced"
  • Duck w/ Peanut Mole Sauce
    red sauce
3.5 out of 5
993 ratings
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White Castle: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White Castle ($)
(159 ratings)

3212 W Addison St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 539-2505
www.whitecastle.com
  • Hamburger
    sliders
3.5 out of 5
159 ratings
various locations around the country
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White Palace Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White Palace Grill ($)
(522 ratings)

1159 S Canal St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 939-7167
whitepalacegrill.com
  • Braised Short Ribs
    Blue Plate special served on Wednesdays & Saturdays only; served w/ oven potato
  • Greek Chicken
    Greek-style chicken served w/ choice of soup or salad, potato or fresh fruit salad, vegetable, rolls or garlic bread
3.5 out of 5
522 ratings
since 1939; landmark urban diner where 99% is scratch-made; open 24/7 for 365 days
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Wiener's Circle: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Wiener's CircleSee Wiener's Circle Video ($)
(971 ratings)

2622 N Clark St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 477-7444
www.wienercircle.net
  • Char Dog
    order "w/ the works"
3.5 out of 5
971 ratings
hot dog stand; "famous for four things: its signature Chicago-style hot dogs, hamburgers and cheese fries, and the mutual verbal abuse between the employees and the customers during the late-weekend hours" (from its website)
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Al's Beef: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Al's BeefSee Al's Beef Video ($)
(481 ratings)

1079 W Taylor St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 226-4017
www.alsbeef.com
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    have it dipped Italian beef gravy w/ Italian relish; looks good; winner of Best Sandwich (Midwest); topped w/ spicy gardinaire (Italian relish) and dipped in beef gravy; have it dipped Italian beef gravy; looks good
3.0 out of 5
481 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Sandwiches); #11 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
Food War: Al's #1 vs. Mr. Beef... Mr. Beef won (4-votes-to-1); opened in 1938; in Little Italy
94
Bella Luna Bar & Pizza: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Bella Luna Bar & Pizza ($$)
(143 ratings)

731 N Dearborn Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 751-2552
  • Deep Dish Pizza
    Guy got w/ homemade sausage
  • Ravioli
    large meat & cheese filling
3.0 out of 5
143 ratings
institution serving old school Italian
95
  • Big Mel
    signature dish; 3.5-lb beef chimichanga (deep-fried burrito)
3.0 out of 5
214 ratings
[CLOSED]
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Ed Debevic's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Ed Debevic's [CLOSED] ($$)
(351 ratings)

640 N Wells St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 664-1707
www.eddebevics.com
As Seen On:
Diner Paradise
  • Hamburger
    top-seller
3.0 out of 5
351 ratings
[CLOSED]; waiters insult you (in jest) and dance on counters (with attitude); 50's diner atmosphere
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Scout: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Scout ($$)
(699 ratings)

1301 S Wabash Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 705-0595
thescoutchicago.com
  • Foot Long Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    triple cheese (cheddar, muenster, American) w/ brioche, tomato basil dip; looks good
  • Short Rib Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    foot-long grilled cheese sandwich w/ brioche, mozzarella, whole milk provolone, braised short rib, sauteed pepper & onion, tomato basil dip
3.0 out of 5
699 ratings
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Gailwood Cook Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Gailwood Cook Shack [CLOSED]
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2135 N Milwaukee Ave Map It!
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 470-8334
www.galewoodcookshack.com
  • Nachos
    topped w/ cheese, pulled pork & pickled Jalapeno
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
    looks good
  [CLOSED]; lunch truck/RV; Flea Market at Logan & Milwaukee
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