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Best American Restaurants in Central Illinois

Firefly GrillFirefly Grill
(1456)
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American | Effingham, Central Illinois
Booked 9 times today
American Harvest EateryAmerican Harvest Eatery
(288)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 15 times today
Baxters American GrilleBaxters American Grille
(590)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 14 times today
Augie's Front BurnerAugie's Front Burner
(327)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 3 times today
Medici in NormalMedici in Normal
(605)
$$$$
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 12 times today
Public House 29Public House 29
(107)
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 1 time today
TGI FRIDAYS - BloomingtonTGI FRIDAYS - Bloomington
(13)
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American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
TGI FRIDAYS - ChampaignTGI FRIDAYS - Champaign
(12)
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American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Houlihan's - ChampaignHoulihan's - Champaign
(192)
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American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 5 times today
Hamilton WalkersHamilton Walkers
(353)
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American | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 10 times today
Tony Roma's - BloomingtonTony Roma's - Bloomington
(104)
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American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois
Booked 4 times today
ikram cafeikram cafe
(192)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 4 times today
RL RestaurantRL Restaurant
(4210)
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American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 92 times today
Beatrix - River NorthBeatrix - River North
(2240)
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American | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 217 times today
TemporisTemporis
(70)
$$$$
American | West Town, Chicago
Booked 3 times today
Summer House Santa MonicaSummer House Santa Monica
(2310)
$$$$
American | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 243 times today
Beatrix - StreetervilleBeatrix - Streeterville
(771)
$$$$
American | Gold Coast / Streeterville, Chicago
Booked 84 times today
VieVie
(1864)
$$$$
American | Western Springs, West Suburbs
Booked 37 times today
Little GoatLittle Goat
(2618)
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 220 times today
Parlor Pizza Bar - Wicker ParkParlor Pizza Bar - Wicker Park
(104)
$$$$
American | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 11 times today
The DawsonThe Dawson
(981)
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American | River West, Chicago
Booked 32 times today
Cherry Circle RoomCherry Circle Room
(963)
$$$$
American | Downtown / Loop, Chicago
Booked 82 times today
Doc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold CoastDoc B's Fresh Kitchen - Gold Coast
(236)
$$$$
American | Chicago, Exclusive
Parlor Pizza Bar - West LoopParlor Pizza Bar - West Loop
(307)
$$$$
American | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 49 times today

Best Italian Restaurants in Central Illinois

Riccardo EnotecaRiccardo Enoteca
(356)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 16 times today
RPM ItalianRPM Italian
(8159)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 265 times today
Siena TavernSiena Tavern
(2122)
$$$$
Italian | River North (Chicago), Chicago
Booked 152 times today
Nonna D's RistoranteNonna D's Ristorante
(23)
$$$$
Italian | Berwyn, Near West
Riccardo TrattoriaRiccardo Trattoria
(1472)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 39 times today
Tocco Pizza e ArteTocco Pizza e Arte
(531)
$$$$
Italian | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 4 times today
Viaggio Ristorante and LoungeViaggio Ristorante and Lounge
(1240)
$$$$
Italian | West Loop, Chicago
Booked 19 times today
Nando Milano TrattoriaNando Milano Trattoria
(601)
$$$$
Italian | Bucktown / Wicker Park, Chicago
Booked 13 times today
Cafe LucciCafe Lucci
(1583)
$$$$
Italian | Glenview, North Suburbs
Booked 14 times today
Sapori TrattoriaSapori Trattoria
(3051)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 44 times today
Piccolo SognoPiccolo Sogno
(3307)
$$$$
Italian | River West, Chicago
Booked 91 times today
Gaetano's & Ristorantino MediterraneoGaetano's & Ristorantino Mediterraneo
(929)
$$$$
Italian | Forest Park, Near West
Booked 11 times today
Tarantino'sTarantino's
(370)
$$$$
Italian | Lincoln Park, Chicago
Booked 12 times today

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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
Indigo-Springfield1. Indigo-Springfield
281 reviews
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 2 times today

My husband and I celebrate our anniversary every year at Indigo. This year we decided to make it a evening out more than once a year. More

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Firefly Grill2. Firefly Grill
1456 reviews
$$$$
American | Effingham, Central Illinois
Booked 9 times today

We love, Love, LOVE this place. They consistently serve high quality food in a rustic upscale setting at very reasonable prices. Service is attentive and competent. We seek this place out during our semi annual trips between homes. Well worth any side trip necessary to make a visit. More

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Maldaner's3. Maldaner's
379 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 4 times today

Maldaner’s is a favorite! Great food, great service, great atmosphere! More

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American Harvest Eatery4. American Harvest Eatery
288 reviews
$$$$
American | Springfield, Central Illinois
Booked 15 times today

The meal and service was excellent. We will definitely be back. More

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Miga5. Miga
393 reviews
$$$$
Sushi | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 21 times today

We have loved this restaurant since it opened. They recently started a sushi menu with an excellent chef. Highly recommend the rolls. More

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Central Illinois restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Lao Sze Chuan - ChampaignLao Sze Chuan - Champaign
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Chinese | Champaign, Central Illinois
Booked 2 times today

Lao Sze Chuan Restaurant is Chicago’s premiere restaurant for gourmet, authentic Chinese cuisine, and is rated the best Chinese Restaurant in the USA. International celebrity chef Tony Hu brings over 20 years of experience to the table to create a series of award winning dishes like our famous Chef’s Special Dry Chilies Chicken or the Crispy Shrimp in Lemon Sauce. Lao Sze Chuan’s reputation is built on providing authentic Sichuan cuisine with high quality materials and ingredients. To ensure authentic flavors, we import all ingredients, such as, peppercorn, Sichuan pickles, Chili bean paste, all directly from China. We also keep things current and exciting by always learning and implementing new cuisine straight from China into our menu. More

Tuscan Hills WineryTuscan Hills Winery
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Winery | Effingham, Central Illinois

Established July 1, 2011, Tuscan Hills Winery is a family owned and operated business. We are especially focused on creating well-balanced wines of the highest quality. We pride ourselves in providing excellent products and the people who work here are knowledgeable hosts who are connected to the story of the winery. As everyone’s sensitivities to the smells and tastes of wines are different, our staff is trained to help guests compare the subtle differences in our wines until they find a desirable favorite. Besides our selection of wines, we also offers sangrias, specialty craft beers and a broad range of liquor products for every palate. You are welcome to bring your own food or we have a cooler of specialty meats and cheeses and a menu of Italian breads and pizzas. Tuscan Hills Winery is a family and pet friendly winery with a relaxing, intimate environment and an old world Tuscan feel.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.