Where to Eat around The Westin O'Hare
Collected by Westin AFAR
Rosemont boasts a serious slew of shopping, dining, and recreation options. While lots of its establishments are chains, it's possible to find more personal experiences here. On the other hand, sometimes it's good to go large. Just come hungry: It's a big-appetite kind of town.
4801 N Austin Ave, Chicago, IL 60630, USA
A simple little place in the Portage Park neighborhood, Pizza by Alex makes thin crust pizzas in a wood fired brick oven. They offer a delivery option but they tend to take awhile… so I’d recommend eating in the restaurant and bringing your own...
8349 W Lawrence Ave, Norridge, IL 60706, USA
The Blossom Cafe serves all-American comfort food, including breakfast any time of day, seven days a week. You don’t have to wait until the weekend to indulge in strawberry-Nutella French toast, red velvet pancakes, an omelet with applewood-smoked...
10000 W O'Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666, USA
Sporting an appetite? One of the innovative features to be unearthed if travel takes you through Chicago’s O’Hare is the use of fresh organic produce, grown right in the airport and supplied to four of the facility's restaurants. Ticketed airport...
10275 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
Rosemont’s dining scene is a hotbed of steakhouses. This upscale restaurant features the same old-school ambiance as those meat-centric eateries, but lightens things up (if only a bit) with fare from the sea, including a delicious...
10441 E Touhy Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
Quick-service-style dining usually means no liquor license, but this small pasta/pizza/salad place is the exception, with an array of simple and affordable wines and beers. The well-stocked gelato case and patio seating make a summer visit...
9501 W Devon Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
It's not often that you find a combo that is an Italian restaurant AND a night club all in one. Cafe Zalute & Retro Bar does a fine job of meeting these requirements in true style. Select from any of their mouth-watering dishes featuring...
10000 Bessie Coleman Dr, Chicago, IL 60666, USA
Chicago hot dogs are piled high with onions, tomatoes, peppers, and pickles and look like they’ve been dragged through a garden. Several places around town do a great Chicago dog, including the Wiener Circle in Lincoln Park, the notorious late...
10233 W Higgins Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
As its name suggests, this culinary tribute to Chicago’s favorite sports broadcaster is a cross between a classic steakhouse and a homey Italian eatery. For an old-Chicago experience, try the chicken vesuvio; served with potatoes and peas in a...
5500 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
If it’s a rollicking brew-ha-ha you’re after, you’ll find it at this German-style beer hall. In this fourth U.S. location of a German franchise, diners nosh on bratwurst, pretzels, dumplings, schnitzel, and other Teutonic specialties while...
9501 W Devon Ave, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
It’s all but illegal to visit the Chicago area without eating at least one slice of Chicago-style deep dish pizza, and Gino’s has mastered the form. Be warned that the made-to-order pie takes about 30 to 45 minutes to arrive after ordering.
5460 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
Fill up on all the meat you can eat at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse. Located near O’Hare Airport, the restaurant serves 16 cuts of fire-roasted meats, including the signature picanha top sirloin and filet mignon. Gaucho chefs carve all of...
130 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL 60068, USA
When you hear "suburbs," you don't necessarily think "sushi." If you happen to be in the 'burbs of Chicago, though, BluFish Sushi Bistro is a great destination where you can really get your sushi on, and it's a pretty trendy spot. The restaurant's...
3000 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
Located in the Rivers Casino, this restaurant may have an unusual name (yes, those are sautéed frog legs on the appetizer menu), but it’s essentially a steakhouse, with enough filet mignons, sirloins, and porterhouses to fuel even the longest...
5464 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
Yes, it’s another classic steakhouse; Rosemont’s got enough to keep an army of carnivores happy. Surrender to the major meat-and-spuds vibe with a T-bone or London broil, accompanied by a twice-baked potato, and a lot of waistband-adjusting. The...
9765 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018, USA
It can be hard to find an ethnic-food fix in the ‘burbs, but Maharaja steps up with an extensive menu of North and South Indian specialties. The lunchtime buffet makes it easy (and quick) to fill up on tandoori chicken, palak paneer, chana masala,...
8541 Ferris Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053, USA
Rosemont has some fantastic restaurants, but they tend to be of the 'big and glitzy' variety. If you’re willing to drive about eight miles to the suburb of Morton Grove, you’ll find what serious pizza scholars call the best pie in the metropolitan...
9463 W Higgins Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, USA
Whether you slant sweet or savory in the mornings, this homey old-school diner—located in an unassuming strip mall—has the goods: omelets, waffles, blintzes, breakfast sandwiches, and benedicts. The electric train that runs overhead on a track...
2656 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, USA
It's called Goosefoot. It's up in Lincoln Square. It's far away from the 'food scene' of downtown Chicago. It's run by a lovely couple. He cooks, and she runs the place and makes you feel like you are at home. It's spectacular. Chef Chris Nugent...
2900 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA
Back in 2010 Lady Gaga tweeted that she loved the burgers at Kuma’s Corner and today there are still waiting lines out the door just to have lunch. You think that’s the Gaga or the burger? I know that we waited for a good hour to get a table at...
2051 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
Bang Bang is pie heaven! Everyday they have a fruit, a cream, and a chocolate selection, and they change up their menu daily based on what's in season and newly developed recipes. It's first-come-first-served, so go early before they run out! They...
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