Central Illinois Restaurants

Make a free reservation

View all 10280 restaurants in Chicago

Best American Restaurants in Central Illinois

Firefly GrillFirefly Grill
(1432)
$$$$
American | Effingham, Central Illinois
Booked 21 times today
American Harvest EateryAmerican Harvest Eatery
(271)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 4 times today
Baxters American GrilleBaxters American Grille
(564)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 18 times today
Augie's Front BurnerAugie's Front Burner
(311)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Medici in NormalMedici in Normal
(585)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 29 times today
Public House 29Public House 29
(105)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 3 times today
TGI FRIDAYS - BloomingtonTGI FRIDAYS - Bloomington
(10)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
TGI FRIDAYS - ChampaignTGI FRIDAYS - Champaign
(10)
$$$$
American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 1 time today
Houlihan's - ChampaignHoulihan's - Champaign
(187)
$$$$
American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 2 times today
Hamilton WalkersHamilton Walkers
(317)
$$$$
American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 10 times today
Tony Roma's - BloomingtonTony Roma's - Bloomington
(94)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 10 times today
ikram cafeikram cafe
(184)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 1 time today
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
(4083)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 130 times today
Beatrix - River NorthBeatrix - River North
(2109)
$$$$
American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 205 times today
TemporisTemporis
(54)
$$$$
American | West Town, Chicago
Booked 5 times today
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
(2210)
$$$$
American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 195 times today
Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
(719)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 118 times today
VieVie
(1837)
$$$$
American | Western Springs, West Suburbs
Booked 27 times today
Little GoatLittle Goat
(2454)
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 235 times today
Parlor Pizza Bar - Wicker ParkParlor Pizza Bar - Wicker Park
(99)
$$$$
American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 51 times today
The DawsonThe Dawson
(956)
$$$$
American | River West, Chicago
Booked 54 times today
Cherry Circle RoomCherry Circle Room
(867)
$$$$
American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Booked 76 times today
Doc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold CoastDoc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold Coast
(207)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 36 times today
Parlor Pizza Bar - West LoopParlor Pizza Bar - West Loop
(290)
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 104 times today

Best Italian Restaurants in Central Illinois

Riccardo EnotecaRiccardo Enoteca
(329)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 14 times today
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
(7859)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 207 times today
Siena TavernSiena Tavern
(2055)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 114 times today
Nonna D's RistoranteNonna D's Ristorante
(17)
$$$$
Italian | Berwyn, Near West
Booked 2 times today
Riccardo TrattoriaRiccardo Trattoria
(1423)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 29 times today
Tocco Pizza e ArteTocco Pizza e Arte
(525)
$$$$
Italian | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 3 times today
Viaggio Ristorante and LoungeViaggio Ristorante and Lounge
(1217)
$$$$
Italian | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 38 times today
Nando Milano TrattoriaNando Milano Trattoria
(572)
$$$$
Italian | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 16 times today
Cafe LucciCafe Lucci
(1539)
$$$$
Italian | Glenview, North Suburbs
Booked 31 times today
Sapori TrattoriaSapori Trattoria
(2999)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 81 times today
Piccolo SognoPiccolo Sogno
(3215)
$$$$
Italian | River West, Chicago
Booked 91 times today
Gaetano's & Ristorantino MediterraneoGaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(912)
$$$$
Italian | Forest Park, Near West
Booked 14 times today
Tarantino'sTarantino's
(360)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 20 times today

Popular restaurants in Chicago

Browse some of the most booked restaurants in Chicago

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse - Oak Brook
(738)
$$$$
Steak | Oak Brook
Maya Del Sol
(301)
$$$$
Latin American | Oak Park
View all Chicago restaurants

Treat your taste buds: Explore Central Illinois restaurants.

Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Central Illinois's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
EDGE by Chef Dustin Allen1. EDGE by Chef Dustin Allen
285 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois
Booked 3 times today

Terrific venue in the Heights. Portions are just right; food is terrific and expertly prepared. Good wine selection, too. The chocolate tort with salted caramel and vanilla bean ice cream was a very fine cap to the meal. More

OpenTable Diner -
Firefly Grill2. Firefly Grill
1432 reviews
$$$$
American | Effingham, Central Illinois
Booked 21 times today

The food was fresh, not too heavy and delicious! The waiter was very friendly and informative about the dishes and how they were prepared. More

OpenTable Diner -
Maldaner's3. Maldaner's
372 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 2 times today

They never let the water glass go empty ... it’s like the waitstaff acted a team!! More

OpenTable Diner -
Miga4. Miga
365 reviews
$$$$
Sushi | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 30 times today

What a great place, love the decor. Their sushi Is the best in town and my husband loved his steak, cooked to perfection. More

OpenTable Diner -
Baxters American Grille5. Baxters American Grille
564 reviews
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 18 times today

Had the Carne Asada dinner special. It was delicious! More

OpenTable Diner -

New to OpenTable

Central Illinois restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Blue Margarita Mexican Bar and Grill PeoriaBlue Margarita Mexican Bar and Grill Peoria
$$$$
Mexican | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Blue Margaritas Mexican Bar and Grill in Peoria and Springfield. Come in to join us for great food in a casual dining atmosphere. Let us make dinner for your family tonight!More

Blue Margarita Mexican Bar and Grill SpringfieldBlue Margarita Mexican Bar and Grill Springfield
$$$$
Mexican | Springfield, Central Illinois

Blue Margaritas Mexican Bar and Grill in Peoria and Springfield. Come in to join us for great food in a casual dining atmosphere. Let us make dinner for your family tonight!More

Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & LoungeKoh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & Lounge
$$$$
Indian | Champaign, Central Illinois

Kohinoor Indian Restaurant & Lounge located in Champaign, IL, serves only the finest north Indian food, prepared with our original Indian recipes. Call 217-552-1384 or come visit us today and try our signature dishes prepared with fresh ingredients and spices, which have delighted patrons around the world for 40 years. We are proud that Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & Lounge is a locally, family-owned and managed restaurant with roots from the Champaign-Urbana area and recipes from Northern India. Ujjwal Ghimire owns the restaurant and manages it along side of his brother, Sanny mother, Mina, and father, Hari Pratap Ghimire. Chef Ghimire started Sitara Indian Restaurant in Urbana and was the head chef. Now, Chef Ghimire is the head chef at Koh-i-noor Indian Restaurant. With 35 years of professional cooking experience our Chef knows how to properly prepare and season foods to satisfy your cravings.More

Long 9 at Crowne Plaza SpringfieldLong 9 at Crowne Plaza Springfield
$$$$
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

The Long 9 Restaurant is our featured restaurant and it is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our elegant and inviting atmosphere is the perfect host for you, your family, and your business associates.

Start your meal at The Rosewood Dining Room with a classic combination of the house special lobster bisque and classic Caesar salad. Another popular appetizer is the fingerling potatoes. The menu offers a variety of gourmet sandwiches that you can enjoy for a main course at lunch. For dinner, try traditional American specialties like the filet mignon entrée.

More

Loukinens' on 4thLoukinens' on 4th
$$$$
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 7 times today

We offer a balance of delicious Contemporary American fare with a twist of Classical French technique. Chef Loukinen has created a lunch menu of flavorful soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Dinner is a dining event of palate pleasing courses meant to be savored throughout the meal. Join us today and create your own memory at Loukinens' on 4th!More

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.