The United Center, on the city’s Near West Side, is caught in limbo near the fancy restaurants along Randolph Restaurant Row and the older guard along Madison Avenue. It’s not an amusement park-type atmosphere like in Wrigleyville, where North Side developers are building hotels, restaurants, and stores close to Wrigley Field. The United Center is surrounded by parking lots and housing. That’s one reason the arena recently unveiled a new restaurant inside the United Center, as Queenie’s Supper Club hopes to offer fans convenience.
But for more discriminating tastes, the neighborhood does offer some solid eats. There’s fine dining, family-friendly casual, and iconic Chicago burgers nearby. While the arena food has improved in certain areas, there’s no need to depend on concessionaires for a good time. There’s certainly no need to wait in line for a taco while missing game action.
These are the best bets for food around the United Center.Read More