Chicago’s River North neighborhood has some of the best places for takeout in the city. The next time you want to grab a bite to go, head to one of these local spots — you won’t be disappointed. Here’s where to get takeout in River North.
When you and your roommate are craving different things for dinner, we recommend ordering from Big & Little’s. The spot offers a variety of delicious casual fare, from sandwiches and wraps to tacos and fried seafood. You’ll also find poke bowls, burritos, and burgers on the eclectic menu.
Another one of our favorite spots for takeout in River North is Portillo’s. Order your comfort food favorites like burgers, beef sandwiches, and, of course, hot dogs. If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, you’ll be glad to know Portillo’s has a plant-based dog, too.
If Italian food is on your mind, try takeout from Rosebud on Rush. The spot serves up gigantic portions of Italian favorites, so you’ll probably have leftovers. Choose from dishes like Caprese Salad, Rigatoni all Vodka, Linguini and Clams, or Cheese Ravioli.
Next on our list is Beatrix, a modern American eatery with an amazing selection of meals, sides, and snacks. From the vegan truffled mushroom risotto to the slow-braised short rib tacos, we’re certain there’s something on the menu you’ll love. Don’t miss the Oh My! Caramel Pie for dessert.
In the mood for Mexican food? Head to Rick Bayless’ Xoco for carryout tacos, tortas, salads, and lots more. In addition to the awesome meal items like the Baja chicken torta with gunthorp chicken, house-made chipotle mayo, slaw, black beans, and queso fresco, they have a great dessert menu. Make sure to save room for some bean-to-cup chocolate.
Ema is another great option for takeout in River North. The Mediterranean restaurant serves a variety of small plates, spreads, and dips. Try the spicy hummus, green falafel, or the chicken kabobs.