Chicago’s Oldest Restaurants

Daley's Restaurant

Daley’s Restaurant

809 E 63rd St | Woodlawn

A mom and pop diner serving homestyle classics. Established in 1892.

The Berghoff

The Berghoff

17 W Adams St | The Loop

Family owned and operated serving traditional German food. Established in 1898.

The Walnut Room

The Walnut Room

111 N State St | The Loop

Located inside Macy’s department store and serves American food. Established in 1905.

Cafe Brauer

Cafe Brauer

2021 N Stockton Dr | Lincoln Park

Seasonal lunch, dinner and brunch patio. Established in 1908.

Pompei Chicago


1531 W Taylor St | University Village

Family owned and operated serving Italian favorite. Established in 1909.

Lou Mitchell's

Lou Mitchell’s

565 W Jackson Blvd | Near West Side

Diner serving breakfast and lunch. Established in 1923.

Millers Pub Chicago

Miller’s Pub

134 S Wabash Ave | The Loop

Traditional American food. Established in 1935.

Gene Georgetti

Gene & Georgetti

500 N Franklin St | Near North Side

Traditional old school steakhouse. Established in 1941.


Chicago born and raised. Always looking for new places.

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