Best American Restaurants in Evanston

Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
(395)
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American | Evanston, North Suburbs
Found Kitchen and Social HouseFound Kitchen and Social House
(700)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
The BarnThe Barn
(208)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
Farmhouse - EvanstonFarmhouse - Evanston
(647)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
Symphony's CafeSymphony's Cafe
(392)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
Bangers & Lace - EvanstonBangers & Lace - Evanston
(70)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
Whiskey ThiefWhiskey Thief
(141)
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs
BluegrassBluegrass
(1353)
$$$$
American | Highland Park, North Suburbs
EJ's PlaceEJ's Place
(368)
$$$$
American | Skokie, North Suburbs
L. Woods Tap and Pine LodgeL. Woods Tap and Pine Lodge
(4424)
$$$$
American | Lincolnwood, North Suburbs
Wildfire - LincolnshireWildfire - Lincolnshire
(6289)
$$$$
American | Lincolnshire, North Suburbs
Wildfire - GlenviewWildfire - Glenview
(6301)
$$$$
American | Glenview, North Suburbs
House 406House 406
(503)
$$$$
American | Northbrook, North Suburbs
Bobbys DeerfieldBobbys Deerfield
(1201)
$$$$
American | Deerfield, North Suburbs
GuildhallGuildhall
(1129)
$$$$
American | Glencoe, North Suburbs
The Happ InnThe Happ Inn
(1440)
$$$$
American | Northfield, North Suburbs
Scotty's on SheridanScotty's on Sheridan
(199)
$$$$
American | Highwood, North Suburbs
The Chocolate SanctuaryThe Chocolate Sanctuary
(803)
$$$$
American | Gurnee, North Suburbs
North BranchNorth Branch
(221)
$$$$
American | Glenview, North Suburbs

Best Italian Restaurants in Evanston

Trattoria DemiTrattoria Demi
(27)
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs
Terra & VineTerra & Vine
(477)
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs
Cafe LucciCafe Lucci
(1615)
$$$$
Italian | Glenview, North Suburbs
Del RioDel Rio
(223)
$$$$
Italian | Highwood, North Suburbs
Mambo ItalianoMambo Italiano
(160)
$$$$
Italian | Mundelein / Vernon Hills / Libertyville, North Suburbs
Francesca's IntimoFrancesca's Intimo
(1072)
$$$$
Italian | Lake Forest, North Suburbs
Alex's Washington GardensAlex's Washington Gardens
(610)
$$$$
Italian | Highwood, North Suburbs
BallaroBallaro
(404)
$$$$
Italian | Highwood, North Suburbs
NapolitaNapolita
(114)
$$$$
Italian | Wilmette, North Suburbs
Gusto of WilmetteGusto of Wilmette
(217)
$$$$
Italian | Wilmette, North Suburbs
Ristorante BottaioRistorante Bottaio
(261)
$$$$
Italian | Mundelein / Vernon Hills / Libertyville, North Suburbs
Enzo and LuciaEnzo and Lucia
(386)
$$$$
Italian | Long Grove, North Suburbs
Bella Via Ristorante and BanquetsBella Via Ristorante and Banquets
(450)
$$$$
Italian | Highland Park, North Suburbs
Francesca's NorthFrancesca's North
(1175)
$$$$
Italian | Northbrook, North Suburbs
Tuscany - WheelingTuscany - Wheeling
(1339)
$$$$
Italian | Wheeling, North Suburbs
Saranello'sSaranello's
(2664)
$$$$
Italian | Wheeling, North Suburbs

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Evanston Restaurants

OceaniqueOceanique
984 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Evanston, North Suburbs

Excellent food. A little pricey, but worth it. Service was good, but a bit underwhelming given the supposed quality of the restaurant. More

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Blind Faith CafeBlind Faith Cafe
654 reviews
$$$$
Vegetarian / Vegan | Evanston, North Suburbs

A great find on our recent trip to Chicago. Healthy, Creative & Vegan. Amazing service. More

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Flat Top Grill - EvanstonFlat Top Grill - Evanston
48 reviews
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Contemporary Asian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Haf a great time with the love of my life The waitress was awesome the food was great! Love this place More

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KinshipKinship
25 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

A sophisticated but warm space and great food make this a wonderful new addition to the Northshore dining scene. Love the energy of the space. The hangar steak was perfectly cooked and oyster shooters were oh so fun. Roasted veggies and whipped potatoes were our favorite sides. The turtle eclairs were OUTSTANDING. A couple of spicier sauces to go with the onion rings would have been great. I would recommend it for business meals too. More

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The BarnThe Barn
208 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

The restaurant didn't disappoint. The steaks were excellent. The service was good but felt a little forgotten at times. Definitely recommend for a special occasion. The room was fun and the history of the place made for interesting conversation. More

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Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
395 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We went for Valentine's Day celebration at lunch time. Quiet during my experience. Welcoming hostess, and waiter-Adam G. (knowledgeable and attentive) Menu has good selections. Chicken was ok. But, loved the beef brisket sandwich on brioche. The mac and cheese was a pleasant surprise. Ordered it for tasting. Like the ambiance. Sat by the fireplace, really enjoyed seating. Plan to return. More

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Chef's StationChef's Station
649 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

The tuna carpacio was outstanding. Drinks were also robust and good. This is a particularly good place for quiet conversation and the food is reliably very good. It's pricey, but worth it, especially if in the mood for something special. More

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HearthHearth
453 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Excellent service, delicious, lovely ambiance! More

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KansakuKansaku
306 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Evanston, North Suburbs

A very relaxed atmosphere with attentive service and a high quality broad menu. I started with their Green Tea and it helped set the mood. More

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Symphony's CafeSymphony's Cafe
392 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We have made reservations for Valentine's Day. We were attended to quickly. the waiter was great. We enjoy their time there together and the food was delicious. I would recommend it and return frequently specially for special events. More

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Mt. Everest RestaurantMt. Everest Restaurant
21 reviews
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

An evanston treasure - very well run - service , food and value top shelf . More

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Jilly's CafeJilly's Cafe
186 reviews
$$$$
French | Evanston, North Suburbs

Went for my wife’s birthday. Loved it. Food was particularly good; loved the salmon! Charming decor, attentive service. More

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BoltwoodBoltwood
775 reviews
$$$$
Farm-to-table | Evanston, North Suburbs

Very tasty food. Bartender was great and friendly. Owners always there and making sure everyone is happy. More

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Found Kitchen and Social HouseFound Kitchen and Social House
700 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We love everything about this place... the staff is welcoming and kind, the ambiance is romantic and eclectic, the food and drinks are wonderful! Always a great date night at Found! More

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The Stained GlassThe Stained Glass
1309 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We were celebrating two birthdays and were treated totally. Wonderful service and delicious food. The atmosphere was quiet and cozy. Elegant but not pretentious. More

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Whiskey ThiefWhiskey Thief
141 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Went in not expecting much but was very, very pleasantly surprised. Great beer list and outstanding burgers (even the portobello mushroom sandwich was delicious). We will definitely be back. More

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Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & LoungeKoi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge
620 reviews
$$$$
Chinese | Evanston, North Suburbs

Had a great time on our first date. She loves the place and food. Price of amazingly reasonable. The dessert was fantastic too. Will come back again. More

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Farmhouse - EvanstonFarmhouse - Evanston
647 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

As always, had an overall great experience at Farmhouse. Food was fantastic and fish was cooked perfectly. The mushroom flatbread was outstanding! The only thing that would have been nice is if the tables weren't so close to each other so that you can have more privacy. More

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Pete Miller's Seafood and Prime Steak - EvanstonPete Miller's Seafood and Prime Steak - Evanston
1631 reviews
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Steak | Evanston, North Suburbs

We are always the last to leave but they are never rude or kick us out...thank you Pete Millers for great service! More

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Trattoria DemiTrattoria Demi
27 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Always great More

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Terra & VineTerra & Vine
477 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Simply divine. Have been trying to try Terra & Vine for a while, and i finally got a dinner reservation for Valentines Day. The bread and herbed butter to start was awesome. I knew it was going to be a great meal from that point on. We havent tried their specials, which look good as well. Prime skirt steak paired with Toscana rosso was exceptional. My wife had the Mahi Mahi and she was so delighted. The service was great and the rustic, quaint vibe was perfect. More

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Rock 'N RavioliRock 'N Ravioli
30 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Great service! Delicious food! More

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Red Hot Chilli PepperRed Hot Chilli Pepper
11 reviews
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

It was our first visit to this restaurant. We were the only non-subcontinent Asians there. Food was delicious. Service was attentive and helpful. More

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Bangers & Lace - EvanstonBangers & Lace - Evanston
70 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We had a lovely Valentine's dinner here this year and couldn't have been happier! The servers were all very friendly and helpful, and since it coincided with their half-price wine bottles night, we got a great deal on a Syrah. The kitchen even put a cute chocolate heart on our apple cobbler for the occasion, which I thought was very sweet. More

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The CellarThe Cellar
86 reviews
$$$$
Tapas / Small Plates | Evanston, North Suburbs

Great restaurant, we love going there. There are less shareables but they have great ones for the ones they have. More

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Peppercorns KitchenPeppercorns Kitchen
8 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We all had a wonderful time. The food was delicious, and the wait staff aimed to please. The table was a little tight (the addition of one additional person forced us to take a second table). Other than this wrinkle, the night went beautifully. More

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Evanston Diners' Choice Winners

Evanston's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
OceaniqueOceanique
984 reviews
$$$$
Seafood | Evanston, North Suburbs

Excellent food. A little pricey, but worth it. Service was good, but a bit underwhelming given the supposed quality of the restaurant. More

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Blind Faith CafeBlind Faith Cafe
654 reviews
$$$$
Vegetarian / Vegan | Evanston, North Suburbs

A great find on our recent trip to Chicago. Healthy, Creative & Vegan. Amazing service. More

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Flat Top Grill - EvanstonFlat Top Grill - Evanston
48 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary Asian | Evanston, North Suburbs

Haf a great time with the love of my life The waitress was awesome the food was great! Love this place More

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HearthHearth
453 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

Excellent service, delicious, lovely ambiance! More

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KansakuKansaku
306 reviews
$$$$
Japanese | Evanston, North Suburbs

A very relaxed atmosphere with attentive service and a high quality broad menu. I started with their Green Tea and it helped set the mood. More

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Mt. Everest RestaurantMt. Everest Restaurant
21 reviews
$$$$
Indian | Evanston, North Suburbs

An evanston treasure - very well run - service , food and value top shelf . More

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Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
395 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We went for Valentine's Day celebration at lunch time. Quiet during my experience. Welcoming hostess, and waiter-Adam G. (knowledgeable and attentive) Menu has good selections. Chicken was ok. But, loved the beef brisket sandwich on brioche. The mac and cheese was a pleasant surprise. Ordered it for tasting. Like the ambiance. Sat by the fireplace, really enjoyed seating. Plan to return. More

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Chef's StationChef's Station
649 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Evanston, North Suburbs

The tuna carpacio was outstanding. Drinks were also robust and good. This is a particularly good place for quiet conversation and the food is reliably very good. It's pricey, but worth it, especially if in the mood for something special. More

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Symphony's CafeSymphony's Cafe
392 reviews
$$$$
American | Evanston, North Suburbs

We have made reservations for Valentine's Day. We were attended to quickly. the waiter was great. We enjoy their time there together and the food was delicious. I would recommend it and return frequently specially for special events. More

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Jilly's CafeJilly's Cafe
186 reviews
$$$$
French | Evanston, North Suburbs

Went for my wife’s birthday. Loved it. Food was particularly good; loved the salmon! Charming decor, attentive service. More

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