Food halls & food courts can be found all over the city, but did you know that the oldest, largest and most diverse food hall of Chicago is located under the train tracks at Ogilvie station? If you are looking for flavors from around the world, the French Market is your new favorite place!
The French Market first opened in 2009 and at this moment delicacies from more than twenty local vendors is available for a worldly dine-in, pick-up or delivery food experience. You will find only the best-of-the-best from Chicago’s melting pot neighborhoods, all at one central location.
Paris in Chicago
As the Original Chicago Food Hall, Chicago French Market is fast becoming a destination for tourists and locals alike. The in-house seating area is reminiscent of a Parisian street cafe. Photo-ops in the seating area are frequent with an original art mural of Paris at night as a backdrop.
The World in Chicago
It can’t be emphasized enough that the French Market literally offers food from every corner of the world, including Barangaroos’ Australian meat pies, Lito’s empanadas, authentic cuisine from the Philippines, French macarons, Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches and much much more. Some of the food offerings are even unique and exclusive to the French Market and cannot be found anywhere else in the city.
Firenze Italian Street Food brings the street food of Florence, Italy to Chicago, Illinois by offering simple, authentic, and homemade food. All of their high quality ingredients can be enjoyed as a sandwich that uses Firenze’s homemade schiacciata bread. This unique and mouth watering bread can only be found in Italy and at Firenze Italian Street Food.
Talking about exclusives: Jian is the very first First JianBing Shop in Chicago, offering different types of the most popular Chinese street food, originating from ShangDong in Northern China but thriving all over China – and beyond. In Illinois it is a rare delicacy though, time to indulge and try this scrumptious dish now!
An up-to-date list of all vendors can be found on the French Market website