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Top 5 must-try restaurants in River North Chicago

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River North Chicago

Located just across the Loop and bordering Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile, River North is a neighborhood that has plenty to offer. In addition to being a hotspot for art and design aficionados, the trendy neighborhood is home to a selection of fantastic restaurants that is sure to please even the most discerning foodie.

Without further ado, here are five buzz-worthy restaurants located in River North:

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab 60 E. Grand Ave.

One of the oldest and most beloved dining hotspots in Miami, Joe’s now delights Chicagoans with their surf n’ turf dishes that are simply out of this world. Their signature stone crabs, which features some of the sweetest, most succulent claw meat you’ll ever try is complemented perfectly by their own blend of mustard-based sauce, sending your taste buds into overdrive.Joe’s serves terrific steaks as well, which they carve table-side for guests. When you factor in their delicious side dishes, you get a steakhouse menu that is simply excellent. It’s actually hard to figure out what they serve better – stone crabs or steak – so it’s best to order some of both!

Gene & Georgetti 60 E. Grand Ave.

Opened in 1941, Gene & Georgetti is Chicago’s oldest steakhouse. Nearly everything on their menu is top-notch – steaks and chops, pastas, salads, and more. All of their dishes are served in huge portions as well, perfect for sharing.The restaurant’s stylish interior design sets the right mood, with vintage décor, classic art, oversized tables and comfortable red chairs creating the perfect dining ambiance

Sunda 110 W. Illinois St.

Looking for one of the finest Asian-fusion bistros in Chicago? Sunda is a fantastic option. Managed by the same people behind Rockit and Underground, this restaurant’s menu consists of familiar Asian cuisine classics infused with a modern twist.We really can’t recommend any single dish as everything on the menu is excellent, so it’s best to just mix it up and order anything that catches your fancy.

Gilt Bar 230 W. Kinzie St. 

Gilt Bar is an excellent place for a romantic evening, with its intimate and dimly lit ambiance and great selection of hearty dishes. Their food is reasonably priced, and is perfect for those cold winter evenings – sink your teeth into their mouthwatering pork belly, truffle pasta, or tenderloin steak tartare – all of which are highly recommended.While their atmosphere isn’t exactly what you can call “family-friendly,” Gilt Bar should be one of your top destinations for your next big date.

3 Greens Market 354 W. Hubbard St.

The versatile 3 Greens Market is a perfect place to hang out any time of the day. It features both hot and cold food bars perfect for a quick snack while you work, and becomes a bar during evenings, where you can meet up with your friends.The restaurant is divided into two sections: a cafeteria-style eatery with sandwiches and salads, and a cozy café that serves coffee or cocktails, depending on the time of day. Visitors can lounge around and enjoy a nice conversation on one of their comfy couches or enjoy a fun board game, a table tennis match, or a putting competition on their putting greens.

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