There are many fabulous restaurants throughout the Loop but many don’t qualify as affordable. Following are the best quality and best value options. All information was verified at the time of this post and can change without notice.. Unless stated otherwise all prices are estimates and don’t include beverage, tax and tip. Cheers!
Farmer’s Fridge, Block 37 108 N. State Street (at Washington), 312-261-4700, Location: Pedway/Lower Level. Farmer’s Fridge is a vending machine that serves fresh daily healthy salads $10.
Broken English, 75 E. Lake, (312) 929.3601. Tuesday only 4-7PM. Select $2 tacos and beers. Tequila shot $3, house margarita $5, fruit margarita’s $6.
Cafecito, 7 North Wells Street at Madison, (312) 922-2233. Low cost Cubano sandwiches around $10.
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, 174 N. Wabash, 312- 344-1695. Huge subs $9-10. They’re a part of the Ritual app. Get $10 for signing up. Get $2 OFF Any Medium or Large Sub When You Sign Up for Texts on website.
Chicago Food Truck Fest , The fests are weekly at Daley Plaza on Fridays and monthly at Willis Tower from March-October 11AM-3PM. Open in summer
Emerald Loop, 216 N. Wabash (btw. Wacker Dr. and Lake) , 312-263-0200. Good pub food with daily, weekly and monthly food and drink specials. There’s a nice outdoor patio.
Cheap eats Chicago Loop
Halal Guys, 172 N. Wabash Ave. (312) 374-3255 Wraps, gyros and rice and meat platters.
I Dream of Falafel, 60 E. Jackson and 19 N Wells, Plates start at $11.
Naf Naf Grill, 326 N. Michigan Ave., 312-263-0019, 309 W Washington St., 312-251-9000, 28 S Wabash Ave, 312-726-6300. This chain has fresh-made falafel. Most pitas and bowls around $10.
Miller’s Pub, 134 S. Wabash, (312) 263-4988. Salads, burgers $13-$16.
Nando’s Peri Peri, 117 E. Lake (312) 729-5340 and 22 S. Wabash, (312) 589-7432. Flame grilled chicken, hot sauce. Yum.
Oasis Cafe, 21 N. Wabash (btw Washington and Madison), 312-558-1058 Located at the back of the Wabash Jewelers Mall. It offers good quality middle eastern food.
Lines can get long and seating is competitive at lunch. $5-$9. Website doesn’t seem to be working.
Pizano’s 61 E. Madison Street (btw Michigan and Wabash), 312-236-1777. Delicious entrees and thin crust pizzas. Decent individual serving deep dish pizzas around $10.
Pizano’s Slice Shop, 59 E. Madison Street, 312-236-1777. This to-go place next door to the restaurant offers thin crust mini pizzas for under $7 and deep dish for $10. Temporarily closed.
Revival Food Hall, 125 S. Clark St, Food hall with fast-casual stalls all are good and reasonably priced. A few of their stalls are a part of the Ritual app. Get $10 for signing up. Lines
are were heinous at lunch. Grab a table, order your food from Ritual and take turns going up to pick up your orders.
Shake Shack, Chicago Athletic Assoc Hotel, 12 S Michigan Ave, 312-646-6005.
Check your receipt for an offer to get $5 off your next order of $20 or more.
Urban Space, 15 W Washington, Multiple good quality reasonably priced options. The Roberta’s Original is $20 and could feed 2 non-linebackers. Yum!!!
Many Happy Hours have great deals on food