Chicago Top 25 Restaurants: August 2014

What was happening in Chicago this August? 

This month's Top 25 list is made up of entirely veterans– meaning all the restaurants have made an appearance on a previous month's list. However, three restaurants return after not appearing on the list for several months. These returning restaurants are Tavernita, Schwa Restaurant, and Found Kitchen and Social House. 

The no. 1 restaurant this month is RPM Italian, with the high social score of 173.19. As for major shifts on the list from last month– Avec dropped to no. 25 from no. 7 and Vera dropped from the top 5 to no. 15.

Check out the full list below!

Lobster Caprese at RPM Italian | YELP, Tuanh D. 

Lobster Caprese at RPM Italian | YELP, Tuanh D. 

 Croquetas at Tavernita | YELP, Julianne Z. 

 Croquetas at Tavernita | YELP, Julianne Z. 

Spring Salad at Schwa  | YELP, Lina D. 

Spring Salad at Schwa  | YELP, Lina D. 

 Pan Roasted Trout at Found | YELP, Meghan H.

 Pan Roasted Trout at Found | YELP, Meghan H.


Rank Restaurant Social Score
1 RPM Italian 173.19
2 Two Restaurant 171.93
3 The Bristol 171.65
4 Little Goat Diner 170.93
5 Sunda 170.37
6 BellyQ 169.63
7 Next 169.04
8 Trenchermen 168.83
9 The Publican 168.72
10 Earth + Ocean 168.72
11 Paris Club Bistro & Bar 168.37
12 Nellcôte 167.53
13 Alinea 167.26
14 Found 166.69
15 Vera 166.15
16 Nightwood Restaurant 164.92
17 Taxim 164.58
18 Grace 164.24
19 Schwa Restaurant 163.97
20 CH Distillery 163.09
21 Au Cheval 162.09
22 Tavernita 161.25
23 Takito Kitchen 160.83
24 Kai Zan 158.53
25 Avec 157.48