Chicago Top 25 Restaurants: November 2017

If you are here, you may have been wondering what Chicago restaurants foodies have been buzzing about on social lately.  Or may be you're a chef/operator looking to see if your restaurant or which or your competitors made this coveted list.

Things are certainly heating up in Chicago, which arguably has one of, if not the best culinary scenes in the country. Foodable's Chicago Top 25 list returns with nine restaurants making their debut on the Foodable Top 25, eight of which are in the top 10. 

Foodable welcomes the veggie-forward New American eatery Bad Hunter to the list for the first time ever, landing at the impressive No. 1 spot. From the same team that operates Pub Royale, this West Loop restaurant offers a vegetable-centric menu that changes with the seasons. 

At No. 2, we welcome Oriole, another restaurant in the West Loop to the list. This fine-dining restaurant serving New American fare has a star-studded staff with the Michelin star awarded Executive Chef & Owner Noah Sandoval and Pastry Chef & Partner Genie Kwon.

Rounding out the top three, is BLVD, another New American restaurant in the West Loop making its debut. BLVD is known for its upscale classics being served in a space that gives guests the ultimate Old Hollywood vibes. 

As for the rest of the new restaurants– we welcome the New American casual dining restaurant Smyth and The Loyalist at No. 4; the Korean gem Hanbun at No. 5; the Alinea Group's Roister at No. 6; the Italian restaurant Gibsons Italia at No. 7; the trendy Mexican restaurant Barrio at No. 9; and Rick Bayless' Mexican restaurant Lena Brava at No. 11. 

See what other restaurants made the list below!

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  1. Bad Hunter | 186.66
  2. Oriole | 186.33
  3. BLVD | 184.67
  4. Smyth and The Loyalist | 184.57
  5. Hanbun | 184.25
  6. Roister | 184.00
  7. Gibsons Italia | 183.11
  8. Monteverde | 183.06
  9. Barrio | 182.68
  10. RPM Italian | 182.49
  11. Lena Brava | 182.02
  12. Aviary | Video | 181.56
  13. Nellcote | 180.22
  14. Parachute | 179.25
  15. Swift & Sons | 178.88
  16. Boka | Video | 177.56
  17. Fat Rice | 177.54
  18. CH Distillery | Video | 177.03
  19. RPM Steak | 176.99
  20. Ronero | 176.50
  21. Two Restaurant | Video | 176.20
  22. Little Goat Diner | 175.97
  23. Alinea | 175.44
  24. Grace | 174.91
  25. Nico Osteria | 174.89

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