2 Chicago Restaurants Named Top 25 Nationally, New Yelp List Shows – NBC Chicago


Two restaurants in Chicago and several restaurants in the Midwest were named to Yelp’s Best Restaurants of 2022 list released Tuesday.

Oriole, located in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood, ranked No. 4 among the 100 restaurants on the latest list, making it the No. 1 spot in the Midwest.

The Michelin-starred restaurant offers signature dishes like capellini with shredded truffles, A5 Japanese Wagyu beef with grilled lettuce, and Alaskan king crab with edible flowers.

Chicago’s 016 restaurant and sandwich shop ranks next among Midwest joints in the list, ranking 25th.

According to Yelp, 016 is the area code for Leskovac, Serbic, home to the world’s largest grilled meat festival and the inspiration for the Ravenswood hotspot.

Here’s where other restaurants in the Midwest ranked:

No. 41: The Sleeping Rooster in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
No. 45: The Dining Hall Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio
#52: FoxGardin Kitchen & Ale in Fortville, Indiana
#59: Bistro Bella Vita in Grand Rapids, Michigan
No. 62: Gray Ghost Detroit in Detroit, Michigan
#67: Fireside Pizza in Cincinnati, Ohio
No 74: The Alcove Restaurant and Lounge in Mount Vernon, Ohio
#81: Christos Greek Restaurant in Minneapolis, Minnesota
No. 92: JT’s Pizza & Spirits in Grand Rapids, Michigan
No. 100: Naviya’s Thai Brewery in Minneapolis, Minnesota

For the complete list, click here.

To create the list, Yelp said it contacted “Yelpers” for their favorite restaurants, then ranked them based on total submissions, ratings, reviews and geographic representation, among other factors.


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