Food & Drink in Shorewood

Up to Half Off American Pub Food

Joliet

$20 $10

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New Joliet location features a home-style selection of Angus burgers, wings in six different sauces, and other classic pub comfort foods

Up to 46% Off at The Wine Cellar Outlet Joliet

Joliet

$59.94 $35

Stock up on award-winning bottles of wine, from Sauvignon Blancs to Malbecs

50% Off Casual Italian at Nardi's on Chicago

Joliet

$40 $21

Chef with more than 30 years of experience crafts pork chops with chorizo hash, Cajun pasta, and his grandmother's meatballs

$5 at Jody's Hot Dogs in Joliet

Joliet

$10 $5

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Cooks prepare Chicago-style hot dogs, cheeseburgers, french fries, and a variety of sandwiches inside a casual ‘50s-inspired setting

Up to Half Off at McBrides Plainfield Pub & Grille

Joliet

$20 $11

Burgers laden with chipotle sauce or pulled pork; wings drenched in six sauces; ample domestic drafts and craft beers at a full bar

$5 for Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

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Frozen yogurt in more than 20 sweet and tart flavors, including oatmeal cookie, red velvet, and lemon chiffon

Half Off at CherryBerry Self-Serve Yogurt Bar

Plainfield

$10 $5

(5)

Frozen yogurt in flavors such as Cookie Monster, Birthday Bash, Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel, Chocoholic, and Orange Sorbet

Up to 52% Off Tea and Pastries at Gourmet Junction

Plainfield

$29.95 $15

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Inside a 145-year-old building, guests sample a range of pastries and scones while sipping on unlimited cups of tea

Up to 45% Off Breakfast or Lunch at George's Restaurant

Lockport

$20 $11

(12)

Chefs flip fresh pancakes, grill half-pound burgers, and stuff sandwiches and paninis with meats and fresh vegetables

50% Off at Aodake Sushi & Steak House

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Chefs create more than 40 traditional and specialty maki rolls in additon to Japanese favorites such as tempura, teriyaki, and hibachi

Half Off Japanese Cuisine at Sushi Train

Romeoville

$30 $15

(64)

Experienced chef oversees menu of familiar and updated Japanese cuisine, including sushi rolls with Cajun-spiced king crab meat and cilantro

Up to 51% Off Five Bottles of Wine

Oswego

$81.80 $40

(11)

Get to know Fox Valley Winery with a preselected package of five dry or sweet wines

40% Off at Pepe's Mexican Restaurant in Homer Glen

Homer Glen

$25 $15

Burritos, enchiladas, sizzling fajitas, and other Mexican favorites with vegetarian options

50% Off Pasta at Rosati's Pizza

Homer Glen

$30 $15

(8)

Lasagna, chicken parmesan, three-cheese baked penne, or bowtie pasta with fresh garlic, grilled chicken, and sautéed spinach

Half Off Gourmet Food and Drinks at Wine Bar and Martini Lounge

Lemont

$30 $15

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Amid burnt-orange organza drapes, crystal chandeliers, and live DJs and entertainment, chefs serve up glazed lamb chops and NY strip steak

Up to Half Off Indian Cuisine at Maharaja

Rosemont

$30 $15

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Celebrity chef Durga Prashad Bhatt heats up tables with Indian dishes such as lamb boti kebabs, tandoori shrimp, and chicken vindaloo

Half Off at Casa Santiago Mexican Restaurant

Yorkville

$30 $15

(9)

Burritos, chimichangas, and enchiladas filled with steak or pork and topped with guacamole

Half Off at Holly's Popcorn

Mokena

$20 $10

2-gallon popcorn tin with three flavors or deluxe sampler with 12 bags of popcorn in flavors such as Chocolate Caramel Drizzle

Up to 50% Off at Nevada Cafe

Mokena

$20 $11

(17)

Vegas-inspired cafe regales guests with American diner food

$10 for Chinese Food at Wonton Deli

Woodridge

$10 $5

Chinese food such as barbecue pork, shrimp roll, and wonton lo mein

45% Off Hibachi Food and Sushi at Domo 77 and Japan 77

Multiple Locations

$40 $22

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Seasoned chefs sear steak, chicken, and seafood on a hibachi-style grill, served alongside classic and specialty sushi rolls

50% Off Mexican Cuisine at La Quinta De Los Reyes

Downtown Aurora

$20 $10

(73)

Traditional Mexican restaurant in the heart of Aurora featuring tropical margaritas, table-side guacamole, mariachi music, and a nightclub

50% Off Mexican Food at Taco Grill & Salsa Bar

Downtown Aurora

$15 $7.50

Tostadas, nachos, burritos, and tacos topped with house-made salsas

40% Off Fresh Meats, Produce, and Deli Fare

Aurora

$50 $30

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Choice and grass-fed beef, all-natural chicken, and pork cut in house; more than 30 varieties of preservative-free, housemade sausage

Up to 52% Off Parmesans Wood Stone Pizza or Parmesans Station

Multiple Locations

$29 $14

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Chef Papandrea crafts gourmet pizzas baked over wood in stone oven, stuffed breads & signature pastas complemented by well-rounded wine list

Up to 47% Off at Zeppe's Italian Market

Old Farm

$20 $12

Housemade Italian morsels mingle with freshly sliced deli meats and cheeses at a market modeled after Italian spots of owner's childhood

Up to 58% Off Side Dish or Sandwich Party Tray at Alice's Deli

Naperville

$60 $25

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Alice whips up catering trays full of sandwiches and wraps or side dishes such as potato salad or pasta salad in her casual Naperville deli

$10 for Tapas and Drinks at Macarena Tapas

Naperville

$20 $10

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A seasonal menu of more than 40 classic and updated tapas pairs with fruity pours of sangria during dinner

Up to 57% Off Tea Tastings at Adagio Teas

Multiple Locations

$46 $21

(17)

Groups sample a variety of flavorful teas and take home ceramic teapots

Up to 50% Off Café Food at Juicy-O Pancake House

Multiple Locations

$15 $7.50

(317)

Classic breakfast and lunch food supplemented with complimentary house-recipe donuts and fresh fruit juices

45% Off at Cuisine of India

Naperville

$20 $11

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Spicy curries, soft naan & dishes from tandoor oven unite flavors from across India inside casual restaurant with elegant table dressings

$10 for Italian Take-Out at Little Sicilian Pizza

Cress Creek

$20 $10

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Hand-tossed pizzas made with never-frozen ingredients, served alongside salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes at family-owned eatery

Half Off Wine Tasting with Retail Discount at WineStyles Naperville

Naperville

$40 $20

Wine tasting and education event features instructor-led tasting of six wines; sessions focus on region or styles

Tom Dreesen – Up to 33% Off Standup

Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College

$52 $35

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Charity event for the Hundred Club of DuPage County stars comic legend Tom Dressen, who shares tales of his years touring with Sinatra

IHOP – Half Off Breakfast and Diner Food

Orland Park

$14 $7

(9)

The national brand delivers pancakes, eggs, and bacon in varying combinations alongside burgers, sandwiches, and other diner fare

Half Off Italian Cuisine at La Notte Due in Darien

Darien

$30 $15

(11)

Gnocchi with spicy arrabbiata sauce, spaghetti Bolognese, and other Italian entrees paired with a selection of international wines

Half Off at John Dough Bakery

Lisle

$10 $5

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Pastries and chocolate-covered confections accompany a casual lunch menu kicked up with components such as fresh goat cheese

Half Off Sushi and Stir-Fry at Wok 'n Fire

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Japanese, Thai, and Chinese specialties include grilled mango mahi-mahi, teriyaki chicken, and spicy Hong Kong scallops

50% Off at Dao Hibachi Restaurant

Burr Ridge

$30 $15

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Hibachi entrees sizzle on grills among boxy lanterns, sleek booths, and walls decorated with Japanese text

Half Off Pakistani and Indian Meal at Food Street

Downers Grove

$34.47 $17

Chunks of boneless chicken, braised goat meat, and thick cheese simmer in spiced gravies

Half Off Bistro Food at The Cellar Door

Downers Grove

$20 $10

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European-style bistro pairs small plates and carefully sourced charcuterie with wines from top vineyards around the world

60% Off Indian Cuisine at Shikara

Downers Grove

$25 $10

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Spicy chicken-chili masala with bell peppers and jalapeños; lamb in onion and tomato gravy; housemade cheese in roasted cumin sauce

40% Off Brunch at Barbakoa

Downers Grove

$50 $30

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Latin-themed brunch features short rib tacos or masa pancakes and mezcal guava marmalade, almond whip cream, and agave orange syrup

Half Off at Spice Merchants

Downers Grove

$10 $5

Shoppers stock their pantries with over 200 varieties of high-end spices, chilies, sea salts, and loose-leaf teas

Up to 53% Off Wine Tasting

Downers Grove

$20 $10

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Samples of six wines accompany light appetizers during tasting sessions for two, four, or six

$10 Off Produce and Prepared Fare at Lemon Tree Grocer

Downers Grove

$20 $10

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Upscale grocery store stocks local & organic produce & savory prepared dishes such as chicken pot pie, pasta salads & baked lasagna

Vincitori – Up to 46% Off Italian Cuisine and Drinks

Westmont

$80 $43

Former veteran Ritz-Carlton chef Bob Airdo crafts upscale northern- and southern-style Italian dishes

48% Off Indian Food at Saffron

Westmont

$40 $21

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Sample Indian food staples such as saffron chicken and lamb in spinach puree

Up to 52% Off Wings, Beer, and Karaoke at Philly T's

Palos Hills

$30 $15

(8)

Glasses of frothy beer paired with wings, nachos, or mozzarella sticks; sports every night

45% Off Sushi and Contemporary Grill Cuisine at Swordfish

Batavia

$40 $22

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Special-ordered fresh fish used in artfully presented seafood entrees, sashimi, and sushi rolls, served in room illuminated by fireplace

Up to 53% Off Italian Food at Aliano's Ristorante

Batavia

$15 $7

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Housemade veal, chicken, and seafood dishes evoke the flavors of Italy; New York– and Chicago-style pizzas nod to American traditions

40% Off at Prime "N" Tender Meats

Hinsdale

$50 $30

(12)

Premium cuts of beef, chicken, and veal stocked in a kitchen-style storefront that also vends sandwiches and housemade entrees and sides

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Interactive dinnertime murder mystery that stars professional actors tests diners’ sleuthing skills throughout a multicourse meal

Half Off Frozen Yogurt and Smoothies at U-Crave Frozen Yogurt

Wheaton

$5 $2.50

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24 non- and low-fat frozen yogurt and sorbet flavors topped with your choice of 40 fruit, granola, and candy varieties

Half Off at Stella's Pizza and Pub

Wheaton

$20 $10

Situated inside Fox Bowl, the restaurant serves thin-crust pizza, giardiniera-topped italian beef, and other pub-style eats

Up to 48% Off at Evviva Pizzeria & Cafe

Wheaton

$20 $11

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Traditional Chicago-style pizza, chicken vesuvio with white wine sauce, and homemade gelato; gluten free options available

Up to 53% Off American Food at The Bank Restaurant

Wheaton

$15 $7

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Ingredients sourced from within 150 miles of Wheaton combine to make slow-cooked pot roasts and steaks for sustainable dining

Up to 51% Off Mexican Meal at La Alianza Restaurant

West Chicago

$39.98 $20

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Fruity sangria or tangy margaritas complement entrees such as cheese-smothered enchiladas, crispy chimichangas, and massive burritos

Up to 50% Off Breakfast or Lunch at Olde North Pancake House

West Chicago

$15 $7.50

Cozy, family-friendly restaurant serves up 13 varieties of pancakes, along with waffles, sandwiches, and comfort-food entrees

Half Off Pub Food at Harry's Sports Bar

Countryside

$22 $12

(17)

Sports bar with more than 30 TVs and three projection screens entertains guests devouring wraps, pizzas, and nachos

Up to 55% Off Italian Foods from Formella Gourmet

Countryside

$20 $10

Since 1909, Formella family members have preserved original Sicilian recipes, using garlic, fresh tomatoes and vegetables, and rich cheeses

Half Off Pack of Vinegar and Olive Oil at Olive 'n Vinnie's Market

Glen Ellyn

$26 $13

More than 30 flavors of extra-virgin olive oil flavored with garlic or mushroom and sage; balsamic vinegars imported from Modena, Italy

Up to 54% Off Dairy Queen Blizzards

Glen Ellyn

$20.80 $11

While the menu lists 20 Blizzard varieties, the shop can produce over 70 upon request

Half Off Pan-Asian Cuisine at Asian Pearl

Glen Ellyn

$30 $15

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Chinese, Japanese, and Thai dishes served in modern dining room with Asian decor influences

46% Off at Chicago Prime Meats

Glen Ellyn

$50 $27

(17)

Fresh USDA Prime filet mignon, Scottish salmon, all-natural Amish chicken, lobster tail, and other savory treats

50% Off at Corleone Sicilian Restaurant

Lake Geneva

$30 $15

(75)

Mussels steamed in a white-wine and lemon sauce, fresh fettuccine tossed in a creamy garlic sauce with broccoli, and classic veal piccata

Up to 72% Off Porky's Rib Fest

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Second-annual rib fest at Toyota Park includes American and Australian barbecue vendors, live music, and more than 30 carnival rides

$5 for Frozen Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Fill a cup with any combination of a rotating selection of more than 50 low-fat and nonfat fro-yo flavors and dozens of toppings

Thipi Thai – Up to 43% Off Thai Cuisine

La Grange

$20 $12

(105)

Classic Thai cuisine served in vibrant dining room

Up to Half Off Steakhouse Cuisine at Saban's Place

Hodgkins

$30 $17.25

(16)

Chefs fire steak and seafood dishes and handcraft salad dressings and desserts in nostalgic, supper club–style setting

45% Off at Al's Char-House

La Grange

$20 $11

(70)

Diners feast upon juicy steaks and seafood inside a wild west-themed restaurant adorned with old photographs and cowboy memorabilia

50% Off English Food at Chequers of La Grange

La Grange

$30 $15

(27)

English and Irish draft beers foam beside bangers 'n' mash and beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips as fireplaces flicker inside and on patio

Half Off Mexican Food at Mr. Burritos and Los Lokos Burritos

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

(6)

Tacos and burritos stuffed with various vegetarian and meat fillings, such as carne asada, carnitas, and coconut shrimp

$10 for Mexican Cuisine at Fajitas Mexican Restaurant

Burbank

$20 $10

(10)

Traditional Mexican cuisine includes homemade chips and salsa, tacos and burritos chock-full of meats, and huevos rancheros

Up to 50% Off Small Plates at SIP Appetizer Bar

Oak Lawn

$20 $11

Mediterranean-inspired small plates such as bacon-wrapped dates, goat cheese-stuffed lamb meatballs, and thin-crust pizzas

47% Off at Sushi Thaime

Oak Lawn

$30 $16

(76)

Sushi rolls with fresh yellowtail, eel, or salmon; marinated Korean-beef short ribs charbroiled to perfection

Up to 50% Off Indian Cuisine at Viceroy of India

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

(174)

Sizzling morsels of lamb vindaloo and tandoori chicken tikka mingle with fluffy naan on expansive north and south Indian menu

45% Off at Thai Sawasdee

Lombard

$20 $11

Sichuan kung pao splashed with hot sauce and traditional Thai favorites including five kinds of curry

Up to 52% Off at Gulliver's Pizza & Pub

Oakbrook Terrace

$31.20 $15

Iconic pizza institution serves up classic Chicago-style pies with rich crusts wrapped around cheese, sauce, and fresh ingredients

Select Local Merchants

Mario Dovalina and Edwin Ptak established the original Pepe's Mexican Restaurant in 1967 in order to satisfy diners craving authentic Mexican dishes. With more than 40 locations in the Chicagoland area and northwestern Indiana and traditional eats that are sold across the United States and even in Mexico, Pepe's appeases a wide audience with its hearty options. Appetizers such as chips and fresh guacamole made daily or chili con queso ready bellies for veggie burritos bursting with seasonal vegetables. Flat-screen TVs broadcasting sports games or ballerina-wrestling matches dot the spacious walls at many of the chain’s casual eateries, keeping diners in their seats long after their shrimp, pork, or vegetable fajitas are finished.

221 Vertin Blvd
Shorewood,
IL
US

Grill Marx's menu is composed of dishes made with fresh ingredients, such as meats culled from Tischler's Market in Plainfield, and using filtered reverse-osmosis water. Appetizers include the hand-pattied Louisiana-style crab cakes, which are sweetly kissed with a cajun remoulade mayo ($9), and the BLT baked clams, which play peek-a-boo under a blanket of tomatoes, bacon, and herb cracker crumbs ($9). Noontime noshers can wrap mitts around a bevy of juicy burgers and sandwiches, such as the black eye, a double-layered rib eye topped with mozzarella on an egg bun ($9), or stab forks into Strawberry Fields Forever ($9), a baby spinach salad decorated with fresh strawberries, mandarin oranges, candied pecans, and lemon poppyseed dressing. Evening entrees include lemon chicken parmesan sidekicked with artichoke hearts and fresh spinach ($15), and an 8-ounce hand-cut filet mignon plated with sliced portabella mushrooms ($24). Grill Marx augments its atmosphere with seasonal beers on tap and the invisible rays of WiFi.

1150 W Jefferson St
Shorewood,
IL
US

For nearly four decades, the Benedetto family has hand tossed, sauced, and sprinkled authentic Italian pies and pastas, creating a menu of traditional family recipes. Munch on crisp thin-crust pizza ($11.95 medium, $1.70 each additional topping) or gobble a doughy disk of Chicago-style deep dish ($13.25 medium, $1.70 each additional topping), both of which don dough that the Benedetto's staff makes fresh daily. Specialty pies ($16.75 medium) include piquant pesto, vegetarian, and meat classic—a mound of sausage, pepperoni, bacon, and salami securely sealed with melted mozzarella and an intricate system of alarms. Dizzy cutlery with a plate of spaghetti bathed in marinara or meat sauce ($6.95) or spurn silverware for a juicy Italian beef sandwich ($5.95) or a slab of barbecued ribs ($17.95).

960 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood,
IL
US

The mexican taco sounds self-explanatory, but at Pizza for U, the moniker refers to a specialty pizza. Crowned in refried beans, taco meat, and tortilla chips, it evokes Mexico without abandoning the menu’s bedrock dish. Other specialty pies, such as the sauce-less white pizza and a meat lover’s pizza with two types of sausage, round out the selection, along with build-your-own variations in thin crust and deep-dish styles. Meanwhile, burgers, gyros and three types of chicken wings suggest an alternative to pizza, much like the Ninja Turtles’ personal trainer.

150 Brook Forest Ave
Shorewood,
IL
US

Originally opened as the Top Hat Drive-In in 1953, Sonic has grown into a burger-franchise mecca that today operates out of 3,500 locations across the country, making it the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants. Sonic specializes in made-to-order American classics—including burgers, hot dogs, milk shakes, and marshmallow Ford Thunderbolts—which customers order and receive without ever having to leave their cars. Unique menu items include toaster sandwiches stacked on thick slices of texas toast, as well as the brand’s signature tots and fresh limeades.

Sonic’s numerous awards include a 2011 Zagat survey ranking it among the top five fast-food restaurants in three categories: Best Value Menu, Best Milk Shake, and Best Drive-Thru. The benevolent eatery has also donated more than $2 million to public schools throughout the country through their program Limeades for Learning, which helps to fund educational projects and retirement plans for classroom guinea pigs.

1820 Plainfield Rd
Crest Hill,
IL
US

Authentic Mexican recipes outfit fresh meats with delicious aromas within the traditional kitchen of Carnitas Don Rafa. Equipped with a 40-year-old recipe, expert meat-seasoners craft signature carnitas—tender morsels of fried pork served beside rice and beans and an imposing cactus salad that wards off thieves. Protein-laden breakfast dishes kick off morning routines with hearty doses of scrambled eggs and tortilla strips, and evening munchers can wash down platters with cocktails and cognac.

2224 Plainfield Rd
Crest Hill,
IL
US