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Chicago To-Do
Gino's East is one of Chicago To-Do.

1. Gino's East

7.8
500 N La Salle Dr (at Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Pizzería · River North · 130 tips y reseñas

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: What’s my take on the age-old argument: New York thin crust versus Chicago deep dish? Let’s just say, I’m a Brooklyn guy, but Gino's tests my loyalty. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food Leer más.

Shedd Aquarium is one of Chicago To-Do.

2. Shedd Aquarium

8.8
1200 S Lake Shore Dr (at Solidarity Dr), Chicago, IL
Acuario · Museum Campus · 449 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: If you're just there for a couple hours, the unlisted $8 General Admission gets you into several exhibits, but if you're making a day of it, you'll want the more expensive pass.

Museo de Ciencia e Industria is one of Chicago To-Do.

3. Museo de Ciencia e Industria

9.3
(Museum of Science and Industry)
5700 S Lake Shore Dr (at 57th Dr), Chicago, IL
Museo de Ciencias · 399 tips y reseñas

NASANASA: This is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. The Henry Crown Space Center features rockets, shuttles, satellites, rovers and probes. You can even see the actual Apollo 8 spacecraft! Leer más.

iO Chicago is one of Chicago To-Do.

4. iO Chicago

8.7
1501 N Kingsbury St (Blackhawk), Chicago, IL
Restaurante con show humorístico · 89 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: TJ & Dave on Wednesday nights for some of the best improv in the country.

Frontera Grill is one of Chicago To-Do.

5. Frontera Grill

9.0
445 N Clark St (btwn Illinois St & Hubbard St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante mexicano · River North · 253 tips y reseñas

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Atop his pioneering casual Mexican place, chef Rick Bayless uses portable, self-watering containers to grow several varieties of tomatoes and chiles used in the "rooftop salsa.”

Parque Millenium is one of Chicago To-Do.

6. Parque Millenium

9.6
(Millennium Park)
201 E Randolph St (btwn Columbus Dr & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
Parque · Grant Park · 615 tips y reseñas

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Did you know? Millennium Park is one of the world's largest green roofs. It's 24.5 acres of green space are built on top of a subterranean parking garage. Leer más.

Pick Me Up Café is one of Chicago To-Do.

7. Pick Me Up Café

8.0
3408 N Clark St (at N Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Cafetería · Lakeview · 141 tips y reseñas

Nick G.Nick G: Order Jalapeno Poppers. Get the best late night food that somehow has little to no Wrigleyville patrons. I feel like it is invisible to them, similar to Diagon Alley to Muggles.

Phoenix Restaurant is one of Chicago To-Do.

8. Phoenix Restaurant

7.8
2131 S Archer Ave (at S Wentworth Ave), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de Dim Sum · Armour Square · 56 tips y reseñas

AlisonAlison: Best lunch dim sum in the city, hands down.

Sweetwater Tavern & Grille is one of Chicago To-Do.

9. Sweetwater Tavern & Grille

7.9
225 N Michigan Ave (at S Water St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante americano · The Loop · 195 tips y reseñas

Ashley T.Ashley Teague: You can't go wrong here, everything is delicious. If you say you're splitting the chicken fingers they'll cut one in half and give you two plates - no worries on someone getting more!

Instituto de Arte de Chicago is one of Chicago To-Do.

10. Instituto de Arte de Chicago

9.5
(The Art Institute of Chicago)
111 S Michigan Ave (btwn Monroe St & Jackson Dr), Chicago, IL
Museo de arte · Grant Park · 672 tips y reseñas

Corinna P.Corinna P: Don't miss Archibald Motley's Nightlife.

Lincoln Park Zoo is one of Chicago To-Do.

11. Lincoln Park Zoo

9.1
2001 N Clark St (btwn Fullerton Pkwy & LaSalle Dr), Chicago, IL
Zoológico · Lincoln Park · 287 tips y reseñas

TLCTLC: FREE and fabulous -- you'll find everything from gorillas and lions to penguins and polar bears.

Big Star is one of Chicago To-Do.

12. Big Star

9.1
1531 N Damen Ave (at N Wicker Park Ave), Chicago, IL
Local de tacos · Wicker Park · 577 tips y reseñas

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: You can't beat Paul Kahan's Wicker Park hot spot. Tacos stuffed with lamb shoulder, pork belly, and non-gringo ingredients like beef heart are only a few bucks. Leer más.

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba! is one of Chicago To-Do.

13. Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!

9.2
2024 N Halsted St (btwn W Dickens Ave & W Armitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de tapas · North Side · 217 tips y reseñas

ZAGATZAGAT: Enjoy $3 tapas at the bar from 4–6 PM daily, as well as 10-midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

Portillo's is one of Chicago To-Do.

14. Portillo's

9.0
100 W Ontario St (at Clark St), Chicago, IL
Local de Hot Dogs · River North · 655 tips y reseñas

Patrick C.Patrick Capone: At Portillos, you either order the Italian Beef or a hot dog. Anything else is just weird. Some people LOVE the choc cake, whatever, order a beef you freak.

Revolution Brewing is one of Chicago To-Do.

15. Revolution Brewing

9.0
2323 N Milwaukee Ave (btwn N California & W Fullerton Ave), Chicago, IL
Cervecera · Logan Square · 397 tips y reseñas

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Located in trendy Logan Square, Revolution Brewing is one of Chicago’s artisanal brewing companies. Try the Bacon Fat Popcorn at their restaurant, which also has vegan-friendly options. Leer más.

Gino's East is one of Chicago To-Do.

16. Gino's East

8.2
162 E Superior St (btwn Fairbanks Ct & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL
Pizzería · Streeterville · 271 tips y reseñas

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: What’s my take on the age-old argument: New York thin crust versus Chicago deep dish? Let’s just say, I’m a Brooklyn guy, but Gino's tests my loyalty. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food

Cheesie's Pub and Grub is one of Chicago To-Do.

17. Cheesie's Pub and Grub

8.8
958 W Belmont Ave (at Sheffield Ave), Chicago, IL
Local de sándwiches · Lakeview · 171 tips y reseñas

Doug W.Doug Walker: The cheese curds are a must

The Publican is one of Chicago To-Do.

18. The Publican

9.0
837 W Fulton Market (at N Green St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Fulton Market · 352 tips y reseñas

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Begin your Sunday with the housemade ricotta and the thick slabs of “Publican bacon” (not the strips that come with the omelette but the top-shelf stuff). Or try the fig-pistachio scones. Leer más.

The Boiler Room is one of Chicago To-Do.

19. The Boiler Room

8.9
2210 N California Ave (btwn Lyndale St & Palmer St), Chicago, IL
Pizzería · Logan Square · 155 tips y reseñas

Megan M.Megan Maloney: Pb&J: slice of pizza, pbr tall boy and a shot of Jameson on tap. $7.50.

The Wormhole Coffee is one of Chicago To-Do.

20. The Wormhole Coffee

9.2
1462 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Honore St), Chicago, IL
Cafetería · Wicker Park · 249 tips y reseñas

Jen A.Jen Aprahamian: Coffee? A DeLorean? Frequent customer cards with NES controllers on them? Geek heaven. Grab something caffeinated and enjoy the geeky decor.

The Violet Hour is one of Chicago To-Do.

21. The Violet Hour

9.0
1520 N Damen Ave (at Pierce Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar clandestino · Wicker Park · 256 tips y reseñas

Original PenguinOriginal Penguin: Fancy an old-world ’30s New York–style speakeasy? No sign? Check. Impossible to find the door? Sure is. An elegant, well-lit ballroom-style joint hidden behind a wood-shuttered Wicker Park façade.

Annoyance Theatre & Bar is one of Chicago To-Do.

22. Annoyance Theatre & Bar

8.1
851 W Belmont Ave (at Clark St), Chicago, IL
Teatro · Lakeview · 23 tips y reseñas

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: The Annoyance Theater combines improvisation, musical theater and sketch comedy to create a raunchy, hilarious and uncensored environment. Tickets for all shows range from $10 – $20.

Green Mill Cocktail Lounge is one of Chicago To-Do.

23. Green Mill Cocktail Lounge

8.7
4802 N Broadway St (at W Lawrence Ave.), Chicago, IL
Club de jazz · Uptown · 134 tips y reseñas

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: In the movie "High Fidelity" (2000) Rob (John Cusack) reminisces about his ex-girlfriend Laura over drinks at the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge. Leer más.

The Aviary is one of Chicago To-Do.

24. The Aviary

9.0
955 W Fulton Market (at Morgan St.), Chicago, IL
Bar de cócteles · Fulton Market · 173 tips y reseñas

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Some cocktails have amazing presentation, like the Rooibos, and some, like the Blueberry are remarkable in every way. But no matter what you order, you'll never think of a cocktail the same way again. Leer más.

Epic Burger is one of Chicago To-Do.

25. Epic Burger

7.6
517 S State St (btwn E Congress Pkwy & E Harrison St), Chicago, IL
Hamburguesería · South Loop · 105 tips y reseñas

ThrillistThrillist: The small-rancher-procured patties are hormone/antibiotic free, never-frozen, cooked-to-order 100% chuck, and topped with like cage-free organic fried eggs, nitrate-free bacon, Wisconsin cheeses. Leer más.

bellyQ is one of Chicago To-Do.

26. bellyQ

1400 W. Randolph St. (at Ogden Ave), Chicago, IL
Restaurante coreano · Fulton Market · 100 tips y reseñas

Matt G.Matt Goldstick: Thai fried chicken, spinach feta pancake, bellyQ beef, steamed buns, salmon + red lotus = recipe for success. And don't forget the fried donuts with soft serve!

Xoco is one of Chicago To-Do.

27. Xoco

9.0
449 N Clark St (at W Illinois St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante mexicano · Near North Side · 358 tips y reseñas

Bon Appetit MagazineBon Appetit Magazine: Rick Bayless' counter spot specializes in tortas (think Mexican sandwiches), churros, and after 3:00 p.m., incomparable caldos—soups filled with short ribs, pork carnitas, or wood-roasted chicken. Leer más.

The Langham, Chicago is one of Chicago To-Do.

28. The Langham, Chicago

9.2
330 N Wabash Ave (At the Chicago River), Chicago, IL
Hotel · Near North Side · 49 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Apparently has great high tea. "Battling for space on the silver tiered trays are cranberry scones, pistachio cinnamon chouquette, chocolate caramel petit fours and every iteration of finger sandwich"

Avec is one of Chicago To-Do.

29. Avec

9.2
615 W Randolph St (at N Jefferson St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · West Loop · 209 tips y reseñas

Katie N.Katie Newman: Bacon-wrapped dates and small plates galore, not to mention a great selection of micro=brews.

Tweet is one of Chicago To-Do.

30. Tweet

8.9
5020 N Sheridan Rd (btwn W Argyle St & W Carmen Ave), Chicago, IL
Café · Uptown · 138 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: One million choices for brunch/lunch. Sandwiches come with enough fries to feed an army. Cash only.

A Secret Closet is one of Chicago To-Do.

31. A Secret Closet

6.1
4617 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
Tienda de artículos de segunda mano/vintage · Ravenswood · 5 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Great spot for vintage style dresses and accessories. Surprisingly inexpensive!

Ravenswood Used Books is one of Chicago To-Do.

32. Ravenswood Used Books

7.7
2005 W Montrose Ave (Damen), Chicago, IL
Tienda de libros usados · North Center · 8 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Amazing used bookstore, not for claustrophobes. Books are piled to the ceiling, and you're sure to walk out with a good find. Getting 50 cents in change? Probably going to be a Kennedy half dollar.

Cafe Selmarie is one of Chicago To-Do.

33. Cafe Selmarie

8.8
4729 N Lincoln Ave (btwn Lawrence & Leland at Giddings Plaza), Chicago, IL
Café · Ravenswood · 65 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Great brunch spot, The chicken sausage with apple and gouda is local and delicious!

Uncommon Ground is one of Chicago To-Do.

34. Uncommon Ground

8.0
3800 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Lakeview · 131 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Casual atmosphere, serious food and drinks. The burger rocked my world, and they list their beers by how many miles they had to travel to get to the restaurant from the brewery.

Museo Field de Historia Natural is one of Chicago To-Do.

35. Museo Field de Historia Natural

9.2
(The Field Museum)
1400 S Lake Shore Dr (at McFetridge Dr), Chicago, IL
Museo histórico · Museum Campus · 354 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: The posted admission prices are high, but there's an unlisted "Basic Admission" price that is less. Just ask!

TAC Quick is one of Chicago To-Do.

36. TAC Quick

7.5
1011 W Irving Park Rd (at W Dakin St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante tailandés · Lakeview · 57 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Those in the know order from the spicier, more authentic Thai menu, but either way this is hands-down one of our fave Thai spots in Chicago. [Eater 38 Member] Leer más.

37. Bongo Room

9.0
5022 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
Café · Ravenswood · 57 tips y reseñas

Yehuda udi A.Yehuda udi Angel: Amazing! Breakfast was just great!

Royal Coffee is one of Chicago To-Do.

38. Royal Coffee

6764 N Sheridan Rd (at Pratt Blvd), Chicago, IL
Cafetería · Rogers Park · 33 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Awesome chill Ethiopian cafe. Try the Ethiopian tea: black tea with cardamom and cinnamon.

Chicago Diner is one of Chicago To-Do.

39. Chicago Diner

8.7
3411 N Halsted St (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante vegetariano/vegano · Lake View East · 208 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: The shakes are bangin'!

Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless is one of Chicago To-Do.

40. Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless

8.5
Terminal 3, near Gate K4 (ORD Airport), Chicago, IL
Restaurante mexicano · 220 tips y reseñas

Joanna F.Joanna Flamm: Our favorite airport restaurant in the country. Fresh local food with zip. It takes about 10 minutes, but it's soooo worth it.

Dove's Luncheonette is one of Chicago To-Do.

41. Dove's Luncheonette

9.3
1545 N Damen Ave (btwn Milwaukee Ave & Wicker Park Ave), Chicago, IL
Cafetería · Wicker Park · 95 tips y reseñas
Replay Beer & Bourbon is one of Chicago To-Do.

42. Replay Beer & Bourbon

8.6
3439 N Halsted St (at W Newport Ave), Chicago, IL
Bar gay · Lake View East · 44 tips y reseñas
DryHop Brewers is one of Chicago To-Do.

43. DryHop Brewers

8.8
3155 N Broadway St (btwn W Briar Pl & W Belmont Ave), Chicago, IL
Cervecera · Lake View East · 106 tips y reseñas
Corridor Brewery & Provisions is one of Chicago To-Do.

44. Corridor Brewery & Provisions

9.1
3446 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL
Cervecera · Lakeview · 35 tips y reseñas
Beermiscuous is one of Chicago To-Do.

45. Beermiscuous

8.8
2812 N Lincoln Ave (Diversey), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 32 tips y reseñas
Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden is one of Chicago To-Do.

46. Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden

8.8
3258 N Sheffield Ave (at W School St), Chicago, IL
Bar · Lakeview · 105 tips y reseñas
Ann Sather is one of Chicago To-Do.

47. Ann Sather

8.5
909 W Belmont Ave (btwn N Wilton Ave & N Clark St), Chicago, IL
Restaurante escandinavo · Lakeview · 110 tips y reseñas
Big Jones is one of Chicago To-Do.

48. Big Jones

8.6
5347 N Clark St (btwn W Summerdale Ave & W Balmoral Ave), Chicago, IL
Restaurante de comida para el alma/sureña · Andersonville · 136 tips y reseñas