Heritage Corridor Burger Trail

Sometimes the best things in life come on a bun.  For those days when you just want a good burger, the restaurants of the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor will take it a step further. Get a fabulous burger experience with the best meat and creative toppings that will have you snapping photos on social media quicker than the blink of an eye.

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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 perfect dinner combination is waiting for at Chicago Street Pub, a Rueben and a pint. The pub is known for their excellent dining options which include traditional Irish Fare. Chicago Street Pub is Joliet’s premiere music venue for live original music. Chicago Street Pub is favorite place for the locals to grab a drink.

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Corner Stone Tavern

One of the newest restaurants in the Village, Corner Stone Tavern offers delicious food and a wide selection of drinks in Lemont, Illinois.

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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 chicken and American comfort food. The Chicken Basket is the perfect stopping place if you are traveling to or coming from Chicago. Enjoy a vast array of dining pleasures including the Famous Fried Chicken in a Basket - a half fresh Grade-A chicken cut into four pieces, hand breaded, and deep fried. Grab a bite of some of the best chicken on Mother Road.

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Honest Abe's Tap & Grill

Honest Abe’s Tab & Grill is family owned bar and grill in Morris, Illinois. They are famous for their Springfield Shoe sandwich. Much like Abe Lincoln’s political career, the horseshoe sandwich originated in Springfield, Illinois and is considered a favorite among local Illinois cuisine. The tap & grill also features burgers, salads and other local sandwiches. Enjoy a quaint family meal like Abe Lincoln at Honest Abe’s Tap & Grill. Part of the Heritage Corridor Ale Trail and ...

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Lodi Tap House - Utica

Great Food, Great Beer, Great People! Lodi Tap House is truly Illinois-Centric! They pride themselves on great craft beer, incredible food, and a great environment for everyone to enjoy! Come in to watch a game, enjoy the music, try the rotating Illinois ONLY craft beer on tap, and great local food.

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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, onion rings, and pulled pork in the Chicagoland area. Though Nelly’s burgers, Vienna hot dogs, and sandwiches are all amazing, their star dish would be the pulled pork. Nelly’s will never fail to stratify your taste buds and is a great place to eat with the locals. Nelly's Restaurant on Route 66 is located next to RT 66 Old School Brewing on historic Route 66 in Wilmington and ...

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Nick's Tavern

If you ask a local in the Heritage Corridor on where to grab a great burger, they'll say "Nick's Tavern" before you can even finish your question. Nick’s Tavern opened in 1945 and is Lemont’s favorite gathering place for drinks, food, and a welcoming atmosphere. Nick’s Tavern features Lemont’s best burgers and drink specials. In fact, it has been voted as the "Best Burger along the I&M Canal" for 2 straight years now. Not much has changed since the early years, Nick’s Tavern ...

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Tangled Roots Brewing Company

In beautiful Starved Rock Country is Illinois’ finest craft beer experience, Tangled Roots Brewing Company. Tangled Roots Brewing Company is a locally grown farm-to-foam brewery experience and craft beer brand that compliments Starved Rock Country well. You can also eat at the amazing, adjoing The Lone Buffalo restaurant as well. While enjoying a tasty craft brew, schedule your brewery tour to learn how Tangle Roots creates their beer and their history. Every Friday and Saturday ...

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The Red Dog Grill

The Red Dog Grill is Starved Rock Country’s best waterfront dining venue. Located in Heritage Harbor Ottawa, the Midwest’s premier getaway destination and marina resort, you will dive into their splendid menu enjoying gourmet American and seafood cuisine while overlooking a world-class marina. Red Dog Grill is the perfect place to enjoy scrumptious apps, mouthwatering burgers and fresh seafood. Enjoy the beautiful marina views from the outdoor patio during the summer, or warm ...

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