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Route 66 Dining

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99 Hops House

99 Hops House is located at the Hollywood Casino in Joliet. 99 Hops House is the perfect place to ki...Details

Sports Bars749

Joliet
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Al's Steak House

Al’s Steak House is one of the oldest steak houses and upscale dining restaurants in Joliet. Al’s St...Details

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Joliet
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Ashbury's at Boughton Ridge Golf Course

Ashbury's Bar & Grill at Boughton Ridge in Bolingbrook is an American restaurant perfect for a night...Details

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Bolingbrook
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Barolo Restaurant

Barolo Restaurant is located in Joliet, and offers a quaint European atmosphere with a unique spin o...Details

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Joliet
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Big Fish Grille

The Big Fish Grille is located at Harborside Marina in Wilmington, Illinois. Big Fish Grille is your...Details

American1143

Wilmington
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Burger Theory

Burger Theory in Joliet focuses on gourmet burgers. Their beef burgers are a special blend of certif...Details

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Joliet
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Cemeno's Pizza

Cemeno’s Pizza is has been a family owned tradition in Joliet for over 40 years. Cemeno’s Pizza offe...Details

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Joliet
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Cherry Hill Cafe

Cherry Hill Café in Joliet is one of the best cafes in town. Cherry Hill Café serves lunch and dinne...Details

American1269

Joliet
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Cherry Red Roasters BBQ

Cherry Red Roasters BBQ is a family owned barbecue restaurant and catering company located in Dwight...Details

BBQ/Ribs1392

Dwight
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Chevere Latin Cafe

Chevere Latin Cafe in Joliet right on Route 66 offers arepas, jibaritos, and a myriad of other delic...Details

Eclectic1340

Joliet
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Chicago Street Pub

Chicago St. Pub has been a staple for drinking and dining in Downtown Joliet for many years now. The...Details

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Joliet
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Cross Street Grill

The newest restaurant at Harrah’s Joliet, Cross Street Grill provides guests with a casual place to ...Details

Dining761

Joliet
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Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket

Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket is a historic roadhouse on the famous Route 66 specializing in fried chic...Details

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WILLOWBROOK
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Elder Brewing Company

Elder Brewing Company is a small cozy craft brewery in Downtown Joliet, Illinois. They have 5 craft ...Details

Gastro Tavern/Pub1478

Joliet
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Epic Buffet

Epic Buffet at Hollywood Casino in Joliet is your place to dig into a parade of food. You will find ...Details

Dining752

Joliet
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Final Cut Steakhouse

Final Cut Steakhouse is the finest steakhouse in Joliet and it is located at Hollywood Casino Joliet...Details

Steakhouses747

Joliet
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Fire Water BBQ

The flavors, traditions and hospitality of Southern style BBQ have been perfected in the windy city,...Details

BBQ/Ribs979

Crest Hill
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Flavors, The Buffet at Harrah's Joliet

Flavors, The Buffet at Harrah’s Joliet is an award-winning buffet concept from the Harrah’s Las Vega...Details

Dining766

Joliet
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Friaco's Mexican Restaurant

Friaco’s Mexican Restaurant is a family owned restaurant in Joliet, Illinois. In a relaxing atmosphe...Details

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Joliet
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Hamburgerseria

Hamburgerseria is bringing back the tradition of gourmet burgers in Joliet. After a day at Chicagola...Details

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Joliet
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Hanover & Hardy's Public House

Hanover & Hardy’s Public House is located inside the Holiday Inn & Suites Hotel in Bolingbrook. Whet...Details

American1434

Bolingbrook
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Hayden's Crossing

Hayden’s Crossing is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in Downtown Wilmington with welcoming family atmosph...Details

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Wilmington
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Home Cut Donuts

Donuts! Home Cut Donuts is Joliet’s favorite coffee and donuts headquarters since 1966. They serve o...Details

Bakeries & Delis1070

Joliet
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Joliet Route 66 Diner

Tucked on the corner of downtown Joliet, the Joliet Route 66 Diner serves classic American food. Rou...Details

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Joliet
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Juliet's

Juliet’s restaurant in Joliet is home to the best fine dining experience, and traditional Italian Cu...Details

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Joliet
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Lickety Split

On Historic Route 66, Lickety Split Ice Cream Shoppe in Wilmington, Illinois serves a wide variety o...Details

Dining1362

Wilmington
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Maria's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Maria's Ristorante & Pizzeria in Morris, IL, is Grundy County's home for award winning pizza, classi...Details

American1112

Morris
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Merichka's

Mericha’s has been family owned since 1933. Known for their World Famous “Poor Boys”, they also have...Details

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Crest Hill
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MORA Asian Fusion

MORA brings the essence of Chicago's dining experience to the suburbs with an eclectic medley of Asi...Details

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Plainfield
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MyGrain Brewing

MyGrain Brewing is a brewpub located in the historical Joliet Union train station. They offer many c...Details

Gastro Tavern/Pub1429

Joliet
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Nelly's Restaurant on Route 66

Nelly’s Restaurant on Route 66 is “Home of The Best DAM” burgers, beef, hot dogs, fresh cut fries, o...Details

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Wilmington
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Nothing Bundt Cakes - Shorewood

Step into a Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery and let the aroma of freshly-baked Bundt stir your senses. No...Details

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Shorewood
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Old Log Cabin

Old Log Cabin in Pontiac, Illinois is one of the oldest restaurants located on Historic Route 66. En...Details

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Pontiac
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Old Route 66 Family Restaurant

Get your kicks with an old fashioned milk shake on Route 66 at Old Route 66 Family Restaurant. The f...Details

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Dwight
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Pesciolino Osteria

Pesciolino Osteria is an Italian restaurant featuring authentic handmade pasta, fresh seafood, house...Details

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Channahon
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PK UnKorked Wine Shop and Tasting Room

PK UnKorked Wine Shop and Tasting Room is perfectly located right on the square in historic Downtown...Details

Wine Bars1468

Pontiac
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Polk-a-Dot Drive In

One of the most memorable attractions along Route 66 is the Polk-a-Dot Drive In. Once you enter the ...Details

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Braidwood
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Route 66 Food N Fuel

Route 66 Food N Fuel is ideally situated along Route 66 on the southern edge of Joliet near the Chic...Details

Fast Food1300

Joliet
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RTE. 66 Bar & Grill

Route 66 Bar & Grill is a fantastic place for a family meal along the “Mother Road” Route 66. Th...Details

Dining1459

Wilmington
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Station 343

Just off Historic Route 66 in Dwight, Illinois, Station 3433 is the perfect place to get a taste of ...Details

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Dwight
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Stefanich Restaurant & Lounge

Stefanich Restaurant & Lounge is located a few blocks away from Downtown Joliet and a short drive fr...Details

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Joliet
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Take Two Deli

Take Two Deli is located inside the Hollywood Casino in Joliet. You are on a hot streak while gambli...Details

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Joliet
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The Forge

The Forge is a live music concert venue in Downtown Joliet just off of I-80. This venue hosts all ge...Details

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Joliet
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The Great American Bagel

The Great American Bagel in Joliet is an award-winning bagel bakery and deli concept specializing in...Details

Bakeries & Delis1508

Joliet
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The Reserve Steakhouse at Harrah's Casino

The Reserve Steakhouse at Harrah’s Casino in Downtown Joliet is the place for fine dining after a da...Details

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Joliet
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TRUTH Restaurant

TRUTH Restaurant is a friendly neighborhood restaurant in the Cathedral area in Joliet. Even though ...Details

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Joliet
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Viet Little Home Vietnamese Cuisine

At Viet Little Home Vietnamese Cuisine you’ll never go home hungry. Most of the food at Viet Little ...Details

Asian1426

Shorewood
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White Fence Farm

If you're making a trip down Route 66, make sure to plan on eating at White Fence Farm. The restaura...Details

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Romeoville
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Wild Horse Restaurant & Bar

Wild Horse Bar & Grill is a country-style restaurant and bar proudly serving unique wood-grill cooke...Details

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Joliet
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Will County Brewing Company

This popular brewery in Shorewood, IL is known for its amazing concoctions and the head brewer's bea...Details

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Shorewood
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Wilmington Downtown Merchants Association

Come take a walk on Water Street in Downtown Wilmington browsing locally owned shops who are home to...Details

American1121

Wilmington
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Wine & Cheese by TCC

Wine & Cheese by TCC is a fine wine and artisan cheese shop, wine bar and cafe located in historic d...Details

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Plainfield
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