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19 Great Chicago Restaurants for Delivery

When staying in is the right move

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The Nile brings Mediterranean classics to Chicagoans’ doors.
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Unlike other cities, Chicago does not shut down even on some of the coldest winter days. Still, Lake Michigan’s wind chill can take a toll. Armed with that knowledge, many Chicago restaurants invest in robust delivery options to ensure customers are able to enjoy food without compromise from the comfort of their own homes. And with multiple delivery services now operating in Chicago, more and more spots are getting in on the action. New additions to the map include Indian egg dishes at Egg-O-Holic, Northern Thai street fare at Ghin Khao, and pork-centric taqueria Carnitas Uruapan.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Noon-O-Kabab

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4701 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 279-8899
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Noon-O-Kabab is an Albany Park favorite that delves into Persian cuisine. The restaurant is split into two parts: A sit-down dining room and a fast-casual space for takeout. Enjoy juicy kebabs, crispy falafel, and more. Order delivery here.

2. Roost Chicken & Biscuits

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1467 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 261-5564
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Beat the blistering cold with hot chicken that’ll induce sweat from head to toe. Roost, with multiple locations, was one of the first places in town frying the Nashville specialty back in 2012 and today it’s still among the finest. Each piece of poultry is seasoned with a variety of spices before being slathered in a fiery cayenne paste and cooked to order. Customers can savor the burn (and cry, if necessary) away from prying eyes by having it delivered. Order delivery here.

3. The Gundis

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2909 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 904-8120
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The city’s only Kurdish restaurant is home to a wide-ranging mix of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors. Try options such as ezme with walnuts, baba ghanoush, chicken shish, lamb shank, and sac tava — a traditional stir-fry. Order delivery here.

4. Pat's Pizza and Ristorante

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2679 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 248-0168
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Few feelings are sadder than when a soggy pizza arrives. Pat’s, which specializes in tavern-style crusts in Lincoln Park, won’t let customers down. It’s a classic taste of Chicago with the perfect crispiness in each bite. Order delivery here.

5. Irazu

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1865 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL
(773) 252-5687
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Costa Rican food is scarce in Chicago but fortunately, Irazu more than makes up for it. The restaurant’s BYOB policy allows patrons to come in and enjoy casado, the pepito sandwich, and oatmeal milkshakes. For those who’d rather not pop open a bottle in the presence of strangers, though, delivery is also available. Order delivery here.

6. Rangoli

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2421 W North Ave
Chicago, IL
(773) 697-7114
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Rangoli arguably serves some of the best Indian food that’s not on Devon Avenue. This small Humboldt Park spot is often packed to the brim so if diners don’t feel like waiting for a table, delivery is always an option. Try the gobi Manchurian — fried cauliflower sauteed with garlic, ginger, and spring onions — or stick with classics such as samosas, butter chicken, and lamb biryani. Order delivery here. There is also a Lincoln Park location.

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7. Egg-O-Holic

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F1, 833 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 940-3521
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There are many noteworthy Indian restaurants in Chicago that deliver but only this River West spot specializes in the country’s egg-centric street food. Instead of butter chicken, the menu features dishes including egg rice, egg curry, chicken masala sandwiches, and surti gotalo — shredded boiled eggs mixed with a spicy tomato-based gravy and topped with sunny-side up eggs. Order delivery here.

A plate of surti gotalo.
Egg-O-Holic focuses on egg dishes found on the streets of Northwest India.
Egg-O-Holic [Official Photo]

8. Arami

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1829 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 243-1535
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One of the best sushi spots in town brings fresh fish right to Chicagoans’ doors. No, diners won’t be able to watch executive chef Joseph Fontelera as he skillfully slices up tuna, salmon, and more, but it’s a small price to pay to enjoy sushi at home in pajamas. Menu highlights include soft shell crab maki, bluefin nigiri, and udon noodles in mentaiko cream sauce. Order delivery here.

9. Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

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847 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL
(312) 733-1971
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Chicago’s fried chicken standards have raised substantially within the past few years thanks to new additions such as Memphis import Gus’s. The chicken chain’s secret family recipe produces impeccably crisp, golden-brown skin and a juicy interior with a bit of kick from cayenne pepper. After a long day, few things are better than coming home and indulging in some scrumptious thighs and drumsticks. Order delivery here. There is also a River North location.

A plate of fried chicken and sides.
Gus’s offers arguably the best fried chicken in town.
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10. Brown Bag Seafood Co.

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340 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL
(312) 496-3999
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Getting away for a lunch break is sometimes difficult but that doesn’t mean workers should skip their midday meal. Brown Bag has multiple locations that bring seafood straight to customers. The choices range from grilled salmon and fried shrimp to curry fish cakes, and they’re available in a variety of formats including salad, sandwich, and tacos. If that doesn’t reel in patrons, there are also luscious lobster rolls served with truffle Parmesan tots. Order delivery here. There are several locations, including Roscoe Village.

11. Honky Tonk BBQ

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1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-7427
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No one should have to smoke meats outside during a Chicago winter, so order in from this popular barbecue spot instead. Honky Tonk’s owner and chef Willie Wagner is a master of the craft who serves Memphis-style dry-rubbed brisket, ribs, chicken, pulled pork, and more. Delivery customers will miss out on live music and a Wild West atmosphere when eating at home but they also won’t have to worry (as much) about getting sauce all over their clothes. Order delivery here.

A plate of brisket, hot links, and sides.
Honky Tonk BBQ smokes a variety of delicious meats.
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12. Carnitas Uruapan

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1725 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 226-2654
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This Eater 38 restaurant focuses all of its attention on the pig. The family-owned business offers succulent pork carnitas, which are slow-cooked for over two hours, by the pound. They’re served alongside tortillas, salsas, and other accompaniments so that diners can make their own tacos. Order delivery here. There’s also a Gage Park location.

A plate of carnitas alongside chicharrones, salsa, onions, and a Jarritos beverage.
All kinds of porky goodness are sold at Carnitas Uruapan.
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13. Pleasant House Pub

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2119 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL
(773) 523-7437
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Despite a move from Bridgeport to Pilsen in 2016, Pleasant House Pub remains as popular as ever. The restaurant and bakery’s award-winning royal pies come stuffed with delicious fillings including steak and ale, chicken balti, and mushroom, and kale. Add a scotch egg and have a hearty meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Order delivery here.

A spread of royal pies, dishes, and drinks on a table.
Savory pies are the specialty at Pleasant House Pub.
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14. Ghin Khao

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2128 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 565-4487
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Inspired by her family’s cooking, owner Nova Sasi offers home-style dishes as well as Northern Thai street snacks at this casual Pilsen spot. There’s no pad Thai on the menu but green papaya salad, crab fried rice, grilled pork shoulder, and grandma’s signature fried pork belly will help diners forget all about it. Order delivery here.

15. Original Triple Crown

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211 W 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL
(312) 791-1030
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Chinese food is synonymous with delivery and Original Triple Crown is a Chinatown stalwart. The large menu of American Chinese staples includes noodle and rice dishes; beef, pork, and chicken entrees; and fresh seafood. The signature “hundred flavored” proteins are best sellers and as an added bonus, the restaurant is open late every night. Order delivery here.

16. Nana

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3267 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 929-2486
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Nana in Bridgeport emphasizes local and organic ingredients. Diners can indulge in avocado fries, a “nanadict” (eggs Benedict with chorizo and house-made sopes), and a plantain sandwich for breakfast or lunch. Order delivery here.

17. Phil's Pizza

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1102 W 35th St
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 523-0947

Just down the street from Sox Park, Phil’s Pizza makes great thin crust pies. And while baseball season is over, that doesn’t mean fans have to wait until spring for their next slice. Order a pizza — make sure to get it with juicy, sizeable hunks of sausage — to enjoy at home, but have some bills on hand because it’s cash only. Call 773-523-0947 to order.

18. Gorée Cuisine

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1126 E 47th St
Chicago, IL 60653
(773) 855-8120
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Senegalese food takes flight at Goree in Kenwood. Spicy grilled snapper, fataya (fried salmon dumplings), and West African kebabs star here. Order delivery here.

A plate of grilled whole fish and sides.
Senegalese cuisine is highlighted at Gorée.
Gorée Cuisine [Official Photo]

19. The Nile

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1162 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 324-9499
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Located near the University of Chicago, the Nile is a low-key Middle Eastern restaurant. Feast on favorites such as shawarma, kebabs, falafels, stuffed grape leaves, hummus, and more without having to put that textbook down. Order delivery here.

A plate of meats, rice, and veggies.
Customers can order all of their Mediterranean favorites at the Nile.
The Nile [Official Photo]

1. Noon-O-Kabab

4701 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60625

Noon-O-Kabab is an Albany Park favorite that delves into Persian cuisine. The restaurant is split into two parts: A sit-down dining room and a fast-casual space for takeout. Enjoy juicy kebabs, crispy falafel, and more. Order delivery here.

4701 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60625

2. Roost Chicken & Biscuits

1467 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613

Beat the blistering cold with hot chicken that’ll induce sweat from head to toe. Roost, with multiple locations, was one of the first places in town frying the Nashville specialty back in 2012 and today it’s still among the finest. Each piece of poultry is seasoned with a variety of spices before being slathered in a fiery cayenne paste and cooked to order. Customers can savor the burn (and cry, if necessary) away from prying eyes by having it delivered. Order delivery here.

1467 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613

3. The Gundis

2909 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657

The city’s only Kurdish restaurant is home to a wide-ranging mix of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean flavors. Try options such as ezme with walnuts, baba ghanoush, chicken shish, lamb shank, and sac tava — a traditional stir-fry. Order delivery here.

2909 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60657

4. Pat's Pizza and Ristorante

2679 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Few feelings are sadder than when a soggy pizza arrives. Pat’s, which specializes in tavern-style crusts in Lincoln Park, won’t let customers down. It’s a classic taste of Chicago with the perfect crispiness in each bite. Order delivery here.

2679 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

5. Irazu

1865 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Costa Rican food is scarce in Chicago but fortunately, Irazu more than makes up for it. The restaurant’s BYOB policy allows patrons to come in and enjoy casado, the pepito sandwich, and oatmeal milkshakes. For those who’d rather not pop open a bottle in the presence of strangers, though, delivery is also available. Order delivery here.

1865 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL

6. Rangoli

2421 W North Ave, Chicago, IL

Rangoli arguably serves some of the best Indian food that’s not on Devon Avenue. This small Humboldt Park spot is often packed to the brim so if diners don’t feel like waiting for a table, delivery is always an option. Try the gobi Manchurian — fried cauliflower sauteed with garlic, ginger, and spring onions — or stick with classics such as samosas, butter chicken, and lamb biryani. Order delivery here. There is also a Lincoln Park location.

2421 W North Ave
Chicago, IL

7. Egg-O-Holic

F1, 833 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
A plate of surti gotalo.
Egg-O-Holic focuses on egg dishes found on the streets of Northwest India.
Egg-O-Holic [Official Photo]

There are many noteworthy Indian restaurants in Chicago that deliver but only this River West spot specializes in the country’s egg-centric street food. Instead of butter chicken, the menu features dishes including egg rice, egg curry, chicken masala sandwiches, and surti gotalo — shredded boiled eggs mixed with a spicy tomato-based gravy and topped with sunny-side up eggs. Order delivery here.

F1, 833 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

8. Arami

1829 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

One of the best sushi spots in town brings fresh fish right to Chicagoans’ doors. No, diners won’t be able to watch executive chef Joseph Fontelera as he skillfully slices up tuna, salmon, and more, but it’s a small price to pay to enjoy sushi at home in pajamas. Menu highlights include soft shell crab maki, bluefin nigiri, and udon noodles in mentaiko cream sauce. Order delivery here.

1829 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

9. Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

847 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
A plate of fried chicken and sides.
Gus’s offers arguably the best fried chicken in town.
Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken [Official Photo]

Chicago’s fried chicken standards have raised substantially within the past few years thanks to new additions such as Memphis import Gus’s. The chicken chain’s secret family recipe produces impeccably crisp, golden-brown skin and a juicy interior with a bit of kick from cayenne pepper. After a long day, few things are better than coming home and indulging in some scrumptious thighs and drumsticks. Order delivery here. There is also a River North location.

847 W Fulton Market
Chicago, IL

10. Brown Bag Seafood Co.

340 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL

Getting away for a lunch break is sometimes difficult but that doesn’t mean workers should skip their midday meal. Brown Bag has multiple locations that bring seafood straight to customers. The choices range from grilled salmon and fried shrimp to curry fish cakes, and they’re available in a variety of formats including salad, sandwich, and tacos. If that doesn’t reel in patrons, there are also luscious lobster rolls served with truffle Parmesan tots. Order delivery here. There are several locations, including Roscoe Village.

340 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL

11. Honky Tonk BBQ

1800 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
A plate of brisket, hot links, and sides.
Honky Tonk BBQ smokes a variety of delicious meats.
Honky Tonk BBQ [Official Photo]

No one should have to smoke meats outside during a Chicago winter, so order in from this popular barbecue spot instead. Honky Tonk’s owner and chef Willie Wagner is a master of the craft who serves Memphis-style dry-rubbed brisket, ribs, chicken, pulled pork, and more. Delivery customers will miss out on live music and a Wild West atmosphere when eating at home but they also won’t have to worry (as much) about getting sauce all over their clothes. Order delivery here.

1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60608

12. Carnitas Uruapan

1725 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60608
A plate of carnitas alongside chicharrones, salsa, onions, and a Jarritos beverage.
All kinds of porky goodness are sold at Carnitas Uruapan.
Carnitas Uruapan [Official Photo]

This Eater 38 restaurant focuses all of its attention on the pig. The family-owned business offers succulent pork carnitas, which are slow-cooked for over two hours, by the pound. They’re served alongside tortillas, salsas, and other accompaniments so that diners can make their own tacos. Order delivery here. There’s also a Gage Park location.

1725 W 18th St
Chicago, IL 60608

13. Pleasant House Pub

2119 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL
A spread of royal pies, dishes, and drinks on a table.
Savory pies are the specialty at Pleasant House Pub.
Pleasant House Pub [Official Photo]

Despite a move from Bridgeport to Pilsen in 2016, Pleasant House Pub remains as popular as ever. The restaurant and bakery’s award-winning royal pies come stuffed with delicious fillings including steak and ale, chicken balti, and mushroom, and kale. Add a scotch egg and have a hearty meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Order delivery here.

2119 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL

14. Ghin Khao

2128 W Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60608

Inspired by her family’s cooking, owner Nova Sasi offers home-style dishes as well as Northern Thai street snacks at this casual Pilsen spot. There’s no pad Thai on the menu but green papaya salad, crab fried rice, grilled pork shoulder, and grandma’s signature fried pork belly will help diners forget all about it. Order delivery here.

2128 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60608

15. Original Triple Crown

211 W 22nd Pl, Chicago, IL

Chinese food is synonymous with delivery and Original Triple Crown is a Chinatown stalwart. The large menu of American Chinese staples includes noodle and rice dishes; beef, pork, and chicken entrees; and fresh seafood. The signature “hundred flavored” proteins are best sellers and as an added bonus, the restaurant is open late every night. Order delivery here.

211 W 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL

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16. Nana

3267 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608

Nana in Bridgeport emphasizes local and organic ingredients. Diners can indulge in avocado fries, a “nanadict” (eggs Benedict with chorizo and house-made sopes), and a plantain sandwich for breakfast or lunch. Order delivery here.

3267 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60608

17. Phil's Pizza

1102 W 35th St, Chicago, IL 60609

Just down the street from Sox Park, Phil’s Pizza makes great thin crust pies. And while baseball season is over, that doesn’t mean fans have to wait until spring for their next slice. Order a pizza — make sure to get it with juicy, sizeable hunks of sausage — to enjoy at home, but have some bills on hand because it’s cash only. Call 773-523-0947 to order.

1102 W 35th St
Chicago, IL 60609

18. Gorée Cuisine

1126 E 47th St, Chicago, IL 60653
A plate of grilled whole fish and sides.
Senegalese cuisine is highlighted at Gorée.
Gorée Cuisine [Official Photo]

Senegalese food takes flight at Goree in Kenwood. Spicy grilled snapper, fataya (fried salmon dumplings), and West African kebabs star here. Order delivery here.

1126 E 47th St
Chicago, IL 60653

19. The Nile

1162 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615
A plate of meats, rice, and veggies.
Customers can order all of their Mediterranean favorites at the Nile.
The Nile [Official Photo]

Located near the University of Chicago, the Nile is a low-key Middle Eastern restaurant. Feast on favorites such as shawarma, kebabs, falafels, stuffed grape leaves, hummus, and more without having to put that textbook down. Order delivery here.

1162 E 55th St
Chicago, IL 60615

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