Favorite Things To Do in Chicago

The results are in, and the best concierge in the country have voted these 170 establishements as their favorite locations in the city. Don't waste your time wondering where to eat, drink, shop, and learn. These lists have you covered. We just made your trip to Chicago a whole lot easier.


Located above Celeste in River North, this spot brings all the swag of the 70s. You can expect to see everything from fur sofas, to shag carpets, to disco balls (obviously), to a wall-to-wall LED light up dance floor, to a mirrored ceiling.

Casey Moran’s

Spacious sports bar near Wrigley Field with a rooftop and beer garden plus burgers and other pub grub.


Nightlife mainstay with a diverse, no-attitude, all-orientations crowd on the dance floor and known for their weekly theme nights.

Tango Sur

Prime meats, empanadas, and other options flavor the menu at this candlelit Argentinian steakhouse.

Steak 48

Stylish spot for prime meats, American fare and a full bar in a vast space with many seating areas.

Shaw’s Crab House

Seafood restaurant and oyster bar with classic fare and sushi in clubby space with frequent live music.

Rosebud Steakhouse

This Rosebud Restaurants outpost serves up steak and seafood in a large, elegant space.

Rosebud on Taylor

Chicago staple serving traditional Italian fare in a space with wood floors and white tablecloths.

RL Restaurant

Upscale Ralph Lauren restaurant serving American classics in a sophisticated setting.