Being a foodie while traveling can be both exciting and frustrating. On the one hand, you’ll get to try all sorts of new food. At the same time, finding new places to eat might feel a little difficult. Chicago is one of the nation’s biggest cities, and its food hall scene is out of this world. If you haven’t gotten to try some of these places, you’re in for a treat. Here are our favorite Chicago food halls.
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Revival Food Hall
125 S Clark St Chicago, IL 60603
Revival Food Hall has a little something for everyone. With more than 24,000 square feet of space, there’s more than enough room for their 15 vendors. All of their vendors are local, and there’s a ton of variety. Try some of their Aloha Poke if you feel like being a little adventurous. This dish’s exotic flavor wins over new fans every day. However, if you’d rather try something with a Spanish flair, check out the antique tacos. Those are sure to satisfy those Latin cravings.
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333 S Wabash Ave Fl 2 Chicago, IL 60604
Found in Chicago’s Loop, Hayden Food Hall is an excellent addition to the area’s culinary choices. There are more than a dozen different vendors, so you can try something new each time. Perhaps their most popular dish, the steak chimichurri tacos taste as authentic as anything south of the border. Of course, you might sample one of their burritos if you’d rather have something more substantial. Either way, Hayden Food Hall has an expansive menu, sure to satisfy the whole family.https://american-eats.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Time-Out-Market-Chicago.jpg
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Time Out Market Chicago
916 W Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607
Time Out Market has several locations across the country, and their Chicago venue might be the most impressive. Walking into their shop and getting something to go is as simple as it can get. Plus, they’ve got plenty of vegan options for people who have dietary restrictions. Opened in 2019, Time Out Market has quickly garnered quite the following. They’ve got 18 different vendors who all specialize in diffident cuisines. So, it’s tough to walk away disappointed.
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H Mart – Chicago
711 W Jackson Blvd Chicago, IL 60661
H Mart is more than just your local Korean grocery store. It’s also got an amazing food hall inside. Most of their dishes are inspired by Asian culinary traditions. Ask them for some of their calamari. Or, you might want to taste a bite of their spring rolls. Don’t overlook this commonly missed gem.
55 E Monroe St Chicago, IL 60603
First opened in 2017, Forum 55 has 5 different found vendors in their 10,000 square foot space. Their famous salad bar “The Community Garden” has some of the region’s best produce variety. If you’ve been struggling to find somewhere with great lettuce, you might want to stop by. They’ve built up quite a reputation for having the best in the city.
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Urbanspace – Chicago
15 W Washington St Chicago, IL 60602
Newly established, Urbanspace has brought another 12 food vendors to the Chicago Loop. This time, they’ve added some regional delicacies, such as a lobster shop. If you haven’t visited the Loop in a while, it’d be more than worthwhile to taste some of this.
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Atrium at the Thompson Center
100 W Randolph St Chicago, IL 60601
Anytime you shop at the Thompson Center, you’ve got to grab a plate from The Atrium. This food court is more than meets the eye. Although most of their restaurants aren’t local, the cuisine is still tasty. Plus, you’ll get to eat while surrounded by some of the city’s most beautiful architecture.
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Showroom Food Hall
2121 S Prairie Ave Marriott Marquis Chicago Chicago, IL 60616
The Marriot Marquis first opened the doors to Showroom Food Hall in 2017. Since then, their unique combination of flavors has drawn in visitors from all over. Whether you’d rather have pizza or baked potatoes, they’ll take care of you.
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All Day Kitchens
907 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL 60622
All Day Kitchens explores a new angle of the culinary tradition. One part food hall, one part delivery service, their dishes are convenient and delicious. If you’ve been searching for somewhere that delivers, it’ll be tough to beat this. Such an iconic eatery is a welcome addition to the city.