Top 10 restaurants in Darien, United States

April 14, 2018 Moriah Teneyck

Darien in United States, from Nouth America region, is best know for Takeout. Discover best restaurants in Darien with beautiful photos and great reviews from traveller around the world here!
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1. Dell Rhea’s Chicken Basket

645 Joliet Rd, Willowbrook, IL 60527-5628 (Formerly Chicken Basket) Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar American Lunch, Dinner +1 630-325-0780
Excellent
52%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 263 reviews

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. 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! We have all your favorite sides including mashed potatoes, green beans, onion rings, and Mac & Cheese, just to name a few. Our birds are special! Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket fries in trans-fat and cholesterol free soy bean shortening. The birds are cage free, non-GMO, antibiotic and hormone-free. We only use USDA Grade-A birds that are fresh and never frozen. They're marinated for 24 hours and always cooked for your order. It's this kind of quality that sets Dell Rhea's apart from the rest! Every day you'll find special mouth-watering deals like Saturday's Roast Prime Rib Dinner. Friday's Lobster special, and 50% off a second meal on Tuesday! Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket has been in countless Route 66 documentaries and travel books on Route 66 and has visitors from around the world on a regular basis! Our goal has long been to serve our customers the freshest, most outstanding food. We also promise to provide you with the best service in the world. We would like to thank you for 60 plus years of loyalty, and we would like to ask for another 60 years of that same loyalty.

Reviewed By Glenda W - Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States

Over the years I have watched the quality of the food go down. Don't bother visiting it is a waste of money.Sorry to hear you are not a fan, Glenda. We have been using the same recipes and ingredients since the beginning of Dell Rheas but I will be sure to share this with our kitchen staff so we can look for ways to improve.

2. Blueberry Hill Pancake House

7340 Route 83, Darien, IL 60561-4281 Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch +1 630-734-1300
Excellent
53%
Good
33%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
2%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 103 reviews

Blueberry Hill Pancake House

Reviewed By MakeCandy - Darien, Illinois

BHPH was a restaurant that was busy, quaint, and efficient. The food was descent; however, it was not seasoned very highly. The food liked some flavor, because of light seasoning; otherwise, all was well. Service was good, waitress was friendly, and efficient.

3. Ingram's Busy Bee Bakery

5126 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4601 Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible Breakfast +1 630-968-8830
Excellent
83%
Good
16%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

5 based on 65 reviews

Ingram's Busy Bee Bakery

Reviewed By IlliniTrav - Illinois

Busy Bee's maple cinnamon donut is one of the best things I've ever eaten. It's an airy yeast donut topped with a thin layer of caramel frosting and dusted with cinnamon powdered sugar. Everything else I've tried is very good, but these are amazing. Sometimes my co-workers bring in a tray of Busy Bee donuts - I am always grateful for their thoughtfulness. Note that Busy Bee is closed on Sunday and Monday.

4. Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

510 Village Center Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-4515 Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks SGD 14 - SGD 46 +1 630-887-0123
Excellent
56%
Good
32%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
3%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 280 reviews

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

They have multiple locations, in Burr Ridge, Orland Park, South Barrington, Wheeling, Indianapolis

Reviewed By Scott B - Arlington, Virginia

A group of five us went to Cooper's Hawk Winery to celebrate a birthday last Saturday night. It was pretty average experience. First, they put us at an expanded 4 top and the back of my chair was about 2 feet from the booth behind me. I was bumped and nudged by the wait staff throughout the meal. At a place this big, they should have a better spot for a party of five with a reservation. Not a good start.

The food was okay. I enjoyed the pot sticker, meatball, and brussel sprout appetizers that the group shared, but the skirt steak that I had for a main was not memorable. However, the experience really suffered from the timing of the meal. It was the entire time. First, we had a difficult time getting our waiter to take a cocktail order. Second, we didn't have table settings until the appetizers arrived, when we flagged down another server to get them. Next, the first bottle of wine was gone in the initial pour around the table. We weren't asked if we wanted another, and when we were finally able to request it, the bottle arrived just prior to dessert. Finally, all of the desserts came out at the same except one. It arrived once everyone else had finished. A weak excuse was offered, but no mention of taking it off the bill.

In the end, the food was okay, but the experience was disorganized and disjointed. Can't say that we'll be rushing back anytime soon.

5. Mago Grill & Cantina

641 E Boughton Rd, Ste 155, Bolingbrook, IL 60440-3143 Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Late Night SGD 39 - SGD 39 +1 630-783-2222
Excellent
44%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
13%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 237 reviews

Mago Grill & Cantina

New location.

Reviewed By schjul - Plainfield, Illinois

Have visited this restaurant a few times and really enjoy. The sangria is wonderful as well as the margaritas! The chicken burrito is my favorite along with a side of the Corn - so good! The table side guacamole looks good but I have never had it as my husband does not like it. The Fajitas are also very good and taco salad is huge!Fun atmosphere and usually pretty busy!

6. Papa's Pizza Place

8258 Janes Ave, Woodridge, IL 60517-4303 Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Seating Pizza, Italian Lunch, Dinner +1 630-985-0101
Excellent
73%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
1%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 52 reviews

Papa's Pizza Place

Reviewed By Mike H - Plainfield, Illinois

Lived in Woodridge for 18 years before moving. We had always ordered to go now we live 25 minutes away we eat there. After all theses years the pizza still rocks. Love the double decker. Prices are good. Seems like a good local place as the wait staff knows there customer. This is much better than the Bolingbrook location. I have a $10 credit there and probably won't use it as we rather drive to Woodridge

7. Capri Express

114 Burr Ridge Pkwy, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-6484 Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly Dinner, Lunch, Brunch SGD 8 - SGD 46 +1 630-323-1200
Excellent
57%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
3%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 164 reviews

Capri Express

Family owned, providing the best homemade Italian food with recipes by Mama Capri. The Capri Express restaurant caters, delivers and fills pick up orders. Our guests are family!

Reviewed By Virg779 - Chicago, Illinois

This is a little annex to the Capri restaurant that had a daily $5.00 special, and great Italian sandwiches. I usually go there for either a beef, sausage or combo sandwich for lunch. You can eat in, but I usually carry out! Foods always good...MoreThank you for your review! We are pleased to hear about your past experiences- Take care!!

8. Portillo's

7195 Kingery Hwy, Willowbrook, IL 60527-2274 Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards American, Fast Food Lunch, Dinner +1 630-789-0909
Excellent
58%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
2%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 120 reviews

Portillo's

Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.

Reviewed By Karen S - Downers Grove, Illinois

Actually hit a Portillo's when it wasn't packed, but food was still hot and fresh. Other than the fact that they omitted my grilled chicken sandwich from the order, everything was very good. The French fries were excellent and so was the chocolate shake. Sandwich was good when I got it. This is the place that my son has to visit repeatedly when he is in town, for a hot dog, a beef sandwich, and fries.

9. Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe

8025 Cass Ave, Darien, IL 60561-5072 Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night SGD 13 - SGD 39 +1 331-431-4000
Excellent
42%
Good
34%
Satisfactory
18%
Poor
2%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 150 reviews

Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe

Reviewed By drgoodhands - Chicago

A great place to get together for lunch with friends in a casual environment. Overwhelming selection of beers and a broad tasty menu. I highly recommend the crawfish Etouffee. I added grilled shrimp to mine. We started the meal with a BBQ nacho platter which was more than enough for our party of 4. We had a great waiter who guided us through the beer menu with samplers when asked. Service was very good during our extended get together. The restaurant and bar areas are large and could test the service of the wait staff when crowded. Only speculating. We will return. So many beers to try, so many food choices to try and we didn't even get to the dessert menu yet. Too full.

10. Eddie Merlot’s

201 Bridewell Dr, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-0834 Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options Lunch, Dinner SGD 41 - SGD 66 +1 630-468-2098
Excellent
56%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
10%
Poor
8%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 137 reviews

Eddie Merlot’s

At Eddie Merlot’s hospitality and the comfort of our guests are our highest mission; we pledge to provide the finest service, highest quality foods, in world class facilities for our guests to enjoy a memorable experience. Eddie Merlot’s features USDA Prime Aged Beef, fresh seafood, and many other offerings including an extensive wine list. Eddie Merlot’s starts with Prime beef, only 2% of all U.S. beef is awarded this certification. We age it for a minimum of 21 days, to an unparalleled standard of tenderness and flavor. The chef selects each piece, before hand-cutting and seasoning the thick, tender and juicy steaks to your specifications, then to seal in the flavor, we flash-sear your steak on our special high-heat grills. Our from scratch kitchen crafts everything fresh daily from dressings and sauces to appetizers, sides, and desserts. Come and enjoy an “Exceptional Experience”.

Reviewed By EJJourney

A group of 12 gathered for an informal networking event/social time. Sat in the bar area, around tables reserved for us. Great service. Good and reasonably priced bar food. Had prime rib sliders and a burger. One person had a date dish (excellent) and another had salmon. Good wine. Free parking. Very accommodating staff.

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