Preview Chicago’s Top 10 Oldest Restaurants in the City
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THE 10 OLDEST RESTAURANTS IN CHICAGO
You know alllllll about the oldest bars in Chicago (because we told you about them), which means it’s time for you to know alllllll about the city’s top 10 oldest restaurants. Because, well, that’s how life works.
Near West Side
What you’re getting: Sausage lasagna, Belgian malted pecan and bacon waffle, giardiniera omelet, 1/2 slab ribs
The tradition of handing out donut holes and Milk Duds to customers as they enter the restaurant dates back to the early days of “Uncle” Lou Mitchell, derived from the Greek tradition of offering guests something sweet as they enter the home. Now on the National Register of Historic Places, Lou’s has not only hosted Obama, but Bush as well.