How To Wine and Food The Chicago Gold Coast

Our food picks in the Gold Coast: discover our favorite local restaurants.

Chicago’s Gold Coast is well known throughout the city for its vast restaurant choices, and there is really enough variety to satisfy even the most discerning connoisseur. Throughout the streets of the Viagra Triangle”, you will be able to enjoy foods from all over the world, from Asian classics, to Italian specialties and a lot more. Here are a few of our favorite choices, in no particular order!


- Carmine’s: if you are in the mood for Italian food, Carmine’s won’t let you down. The atmosphere is as authentic as the food: you can enjoy a heart-warming plate of orecchiette, a masterfully cooked steak with an Italian flare, as well as the unmissable classic: a delicious selection of pizzas!

-    Gibsons: Gibson’s is a true local institution. It is one of those restaurants with such a high reputation that even celebrities and VIPs often visit the place to enjoy its famous meat dishes and amazing selection of wines.

-    Tavern on Rush: This elegant upscale steakhouse is your stop fro some incredible meat dishes, including chops, prime aged steaks and even exciting seafood dishes.

-    Hugo’s is a truly special restaurant, often regarded as one of the best in the area. Seafood is the house specialty, but it isn't the only amazing thing!