Chicago’s Diverse Dining – From hot dogs to haute cuisine, Chicago is a food-lover’s paradise. Tantalize your taste buds at Chicago’s cornucopia of trendy restaurants, casual cafés and ethnic eateries offerings culinary delights from the perfect steak to Chicago’s deep-dish pizza. The Best Western Chicago River North Hotel is in the hub of Chicago’s dining district – steps away from the finest restaurants that downtown Chicago has to offer.
Pizzeria Ora & Lounge – Please your palate at Pizzaria Ora at the Best Western River North, a casual Italian restaurant specializing in Chicago deep dish pizza and delicious Italian cuisine, including pastas, sandwiches, salads and dinner entrees. Carryout, delivery, catering and room service are available. Pizzeria Ora Lounge is a relaxing atmosphere with tasty libations, where you can watch sports, listen to music or visit with friends in a unique downtown spot. Hours: 11AM until Midnight (1:00AM on Friday & Saturday). 125 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL 60610; Ph: (800) 704-6941
Hard Rock Cafe – Located across the street from the Best Western River North, the Hard Rock Café Chicago offers fantastic rock-and-roll memorabilia, delicious food, great drinks, a fun atmosphere, and awesome tunes. â€œLove All, Serve All” is the motto that captures the spirit of the Hard Rock Cafe Chicago. Hours: Sun. – Thurs., 11:00AM – 11:00PM, Fri. – Sat., 11:00AM – 1:00AM. 63 West Ontario, Chicago, IL 60610. Tel: 312-943-2252
Rainforest Cafe – Enjoy a dining experience as close as you can get to eating in a rain forest. This unique Chicago restaurant – located across the street from the Best Western River North – is a phenomenal re-creation of a jungle, complete with authentic sights and sounds, and a diverse menu of Asian, Mexican and Caribbean selections.
ESPN Zone – Just steps away from the River North Hotel, ESPN Zone is a sports-themed restaurant that serves lunch and dinner. Enjoy tasty American cuisine, a variety of drinks, and the interactive video games and sports activities that make this a sure bet!
Ed Debevic’s – Enjoy eatinggreat foodin an entertaining 50’s-style diner and a Chicago tradition you just can’t miss – only one block away from the Best Western River North Hotel.
Portillos – A great nearby snack place inRiver North, Portillos serves authentic Chicago hot dogs, Italian beef, and Polish sausage.
The Cheesecake Factory – At the Cheesecake Factory, you’ll enjoy excellent family dining with delicious cuisine and excellent service – only blocks away from the Best Western River North Hotel.
Maggiano’s – Feast on delicious Italian cuisine in a casual family atmosphere, walking distance from Best Western River North Hotel.
Carsons-Insanely ruch au gratin potatoes and hickory smoked ribs-thats the deal at Carson’s. It’s what people order, and its why Chicagoans hvae loved Carson’s since the doors swung open in 1977.
HarryCaray”s-Names for the late Hall of Famer, this legendary steak house has the finest prime rib, aged steaks and chops in a truely warm “Chicago” atmosphere.
Chicago Chop House-Just across the street from River North Hotel, located in an immaculately restored Victorian brownstone is the Chicago Chop House. Offering the taste of true Chicago with an awe-inspiring 64-oz porterhouse, 16 and 24-oz New York Strips and 24-oz prime ribes all served charred and bursting with prime-aged flavor.
Spiaggia-Chicago’s only four-star Italian restaurant rates by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine, Spaiggia offers an unparrelled dining experience and world-class Italian Cuinsine.
Lawry’s the Prime Rib-As the name suggests, prime rib is the star at Lawry’s. At this unpretentious dining spot, it is offered in a variety of cuts for different tastes and appetites.
Dick’s Last Resort-Food is served in buckets, and accompanied by Dixieland Jazz, if you can hear it over the sound of customers (and purposely obnoxious waitstaff)yelling at each other. During the summer try to get a table on the floating dock out back.
Rainforest Cafe – Mon-Thurs 11am-9:30pm, Friday 11am-10:30pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-9pm
Espn Zone – Sun-Thurs 11am-11pm, Sat & Sun 11am-12pm
Ed Debevics – Sun-Fri 11-9pm, Sat & Suns 9am-9pm
Portillos – Sun-Thur 10am-11pm, Friday-Sun 10am-12pm
Cheesecake Factory – Mon-Thur 11am-11:30pm, Fri & Sat 11am-12:30am, Sun 10am-11:30pm
Carsons Ribs – Sun 12pm-10:30pm, Mon-Thur 11:30am-10:30, Fri & Sat 12pm-11:30pm
Maggiano’s – Mon-Thur 11:30am-10pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30am-11pm, Sun Noon-10pm
Harry Caray’s – Mon-Sat 11:30am-10:30pm, Sun 4pm-10pm
Chicago Chop House – Lunch Mon-Fri 11:30am-4pm, Dinner Sun-Thur 4pm-11pm, Fri & Sat 4pm-11:30pm
Spaiggia – Mon-Thur 6pm-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 5:30pm-10:30pm, Sun 6pm-9pm
Lawry’s Prime Rib – Mon-Thur 5pm-10:30pm, Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm, Sunday 3pm-10pm
Dicks Last Resort – 11am-2am