Hungry after drinking all night or just up late? Check out the best late-night restaurants in Chicago perfect for anyone looking to grub into the late hours.

You shouldn't have to search for Chicago's best after-hours restaurants, so we've done the research for you! From bustling diners to pizzerias, our 312Area Guide showcases the best late-night eats in Chicago. Read on for more of the best restaurants in Chicago and more things to do in the windy city.

Maxwell Street Depot

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411 W 31st St , Chicago IL, 60616
For over 40 years, we have been providing some of the greatest sandwiches in the Chicagoland area. Maxwell Street Depot has become a permanent staple in Chicago....

The Original Jimmy's Red Hots

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4000 W Grand Ave , Chicago IL, 60651
Counter-serve stand slinging hot dogs, Polish sausages, fries & tamales for over 55 years. Jimmy's is family owned and operated still to this day. For...

Chi Cafe

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2160 S Archer Ave , Chicago IL, 60616-1514
Tiny, modern eatery with late-night hours serving an extensive menu of classic Chinese dishes.

Little Bad Wolf

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1541 W Bryn Mawr Ave , Chicago IL, 60660
Little Bad Wolf offers an extensive selection of cocktails, beers, and wines while serving upscale bar and street food.

Cheesie's Pub & Grub

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958 W Belmont Ave , Chicago IL, 60657
We serve a variety of delicious grilled cheese sandwiches with dipping sauces, soup, and unique sides! We offer tomato soup, seasoned fries, sweet potato...

Fatso's Last Stand

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2258 W Chicago Ave , Chicago IL, 60622
Fatso's Last Stand has started with the concept of a hot dog stand and taken it to the next level. How? Well, add Charred Polish and Salami to the menu...

Hollywood Grill

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1601 W North Ave , Chicago IL, 60622-2246
Around-the-clock diner eats plus beer & wine served in colorful retro digs with booths & tables.

Three Happiness

209 W Cermak Rd , Chicago IL, 60616-1913
The Wonton Noodle Soup tastes great and has that "healing food" feeling of chicken soup. The ginger beef with scallions is also pretty tasty. One thing...

Goose Island Shrimp House

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1011 W Division St , Chicago IL, 60622
Chicago's OLDEST Shrimp House, serving Chicago More than 40 years. Cash-only, carryout joint for fried seafood such as signature jumbo shrimp, oysters...

Tempo Cafe

6 E Chestnut St , Chicago IL, 60611-2012
24-hour diner in the heart of the Gold Coast, specializing in breakfast. A full menu is served around the clock at this cash-only diner. BYO booze until...

Big Star | Wicker Park

1531 N Damen , Chicago IL, 60622
Mexican street food, plus margaritas & other drinks fuel a lively scene at this funky hangout.

The Wiener's Circle

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2622 N Clark St , Chicago IL, 60614
Famously surly staffers serve char dogs & more at this tiny institution that's open late. The official page of The Wiener's Circle. Home of the Chardogs...

Bijan's Bistro

663 N State St , Chicago IL, 60654
Eclectic New American menu, from waffles & burgers to barbecued Norwegian salmon & escargot.

Diner Grill

1635 W Irving Park Rd , Chicago IL, 60613
The Diner Grill is a local diner featuring fantastic food, wonderful company and open 24 hours. Come and have our famous Slinger. NOW OPEN

Zombie Taco

530 North LaSalle Drive , Chicago IL, 60654
Are you ready for the Tacopocalypse? Say hello to River North’s first and only taco window—where the taco dreams you never knew you had, will finally...

Estelle's Cafe n Lounge

2013 W North Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Art deco lounge with late-night hours & a menu of cocktails, craft beers & burgers.


1174 W Cermak Rd , Chicago IL, 60608-4537
Vintage diner with counter seating turns out breakfast & American comfort food 24 hours a day.

Huck Finn Donuts & Snack Shop

3414 S Archer Ave , Chicago IL, 60608
Diner-style grub (including donuts) served in a casual, wood-trimmed eatery that's open 24/7.

Golden Nugget Pancake House

3959 W Diversey Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Breakfast, American eats & soda-fountain favorites served around the clock in basic diner digs.

Furious Spoon

2410 N Milwaukee Ave , Chicago IL, 60647
Furious Spoon is a Tokyo-style quick service ramen shop in Chicago. The ramen features hnand made noodles and is made fresh in-house by Michelin Star Chef...

White Palace Grill

1159 S Canal St , Chicago IL, 60607-4906
Diner open 24 hours serving up an endless menu of classic American eats since 1939.

Pequod's Chicago Pizza

2207 N Clybourn Ave , Chicago IL, 60614
Come on in for mouth watering deep dish Chicago style pizza, made famous by it's cheese caramelized crust! Visit us in two locations: Morton Grove and...