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White Castle ($)
(162 ratings)

3212 W Addison St Map It!
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 539-2505
www.whitecastle.com
  • Hamburger
    sliders
3.5 out of 5
162 ratings
various locations around the country
White Palace Grill ($)
(555 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
555 ratings
since 1939; landmark urban diner where 99% is scratch-made; open 24/7 for 365 days
Wiener's CircleSee Wiener's Circle Video ($)
(997 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
997 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)
  • Ribs
3.0 out of 5
51 ratings
[CLOSED]; won many championships/awards; delivered to President Clinton at Air Force One; other locations in Murphysboro & Marion, IL
Bella Luna Bar & Pizza ($$)
(158 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
158 ratings
institution serving old school Italian
  • Big Mel
    signature dish; 3.5-lb beef chimichanga (deep-fried burrito)
3.0 out of 5
214 ratings
[CLOSED]
Ed Debevic's [CLOSED] ($$)
(349 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
349 ratings
[CLOSED]; waiters insult you (in jest) and dance on counters (with attitude); 50's diner atmosphere
Scatchell's Beef & Pizza ($)
(115 ratings)

4700 W Cermak Rd Map It!
Cicero, IL 60804
(708) 656-0911
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Chicago"
  • Italian Beef Sandwich
    bread shipped from D'amato's Bakery; topped w/ homemade jardiniere sauce; Jeff got sweet & hot & dipped in au jus
3.0 out of 5
115 ratings
since 1953; Italian beef sandwich stand; cash only
Scout [CLOSED] ($$)
(701 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
701 ratings
[CLOSED]
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
  • Hamburger w/ Krispy Kreme doughnut as bun
  #72 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Illinois   (136 restaurants)    
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