10 Luxe Chicago Restaurants For Take-Out While Sheltering In Place

J.P. Anderson | March 26, 2020 | Food & Drink

Thanks to a wave of expanded take-out and delivery options, you can indulge in some of Chicago’s finest restaurants without having to leave your abode. Here are 10 to put on your must-try list.

TEMPORIS
This Michelin-starred Ukrainian Village fave is offering a comfort food feast, with menu highlights including truffled lobster mac and cheese, Wagyu fat roasted potatoes, and a dinner for two deal of baby kale salad, short ribs and cheddar grits, and chocolate brownies, all for $70, with a bottle of white or red available for a $30 supplement. 933 N. Ashland Ave., 773.697.4961

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Stone crab from Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

JOE’S SEAFOOD, PRIME STEAK & STONE CRAB
Bone-in ribeyes, Chilean sea bass, Alaskan king crab and stone crab—all of the signature favorites of this River North staple are available for take-out and delivery. 60 E. Grand Ave., 312.379.5637

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Bar snacks at Acadia

ACADIA
Chef Ryan McCaskey’s two-Michelin-starred restaurant has serious bona fides when it comes to fine dining, but its bar menu is equally appealing: Lobster grilled cheese, crab and kimchi fried rice, and one of the best lobster rolls in the city—and all available for takeout. 1639 S. Wabash Ave., 312.360.9500

THE ALINEA GROUP
From beef short rib Wellington, mashed potatoes and creme brulee at Alinea; to pasta with vodka sauce, Caesar salad and cheesecake at Next; and fried chicken sandwiches, tomato soup and chocolate cherry torte at Roister, this award-winning outfit’s concepts are going all in on comfort food with their changing-weekly takeout menus.

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Take-out spread from Siena Tavern

SIENA TAVERN
This Italian hot spot in River North offers a slate of its signature dishes for take-out, from the ever-popular shaved brussels sprouts salad to cacio e pepe and brick chicken breast Diavolo. 51 W. Kinzie St., 312.595.1322

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Galit's Mediterranean take-out offerings

GALIT
This Lincoln Park favorite brings its craveable modern Mediterranean fare to the takeout realm with three kinds of hummus and a slew of dishes cooked over coals, from stuffed cabbage with lamb kebab to carrots with cumin-orange glaze and Bulgarian feta. 2429 N. Lincoln Ave., 773.360.8755

BRASS HEART
Half roasted chicken and tagliatelle with roasted mushrooms and garlic are two of the featured dishes on this Uptown tasting menu restaurant’s more casual takeout fare. 4662 N. Broadway, 773.564.9680

MOTT STREET
This funky Wicker Park spot takes its smart Asian-American fare to the streets with a takeout menu including faves like steamed, miso-bruleed black cod with furikake rice; for the more ambitious, order a whole branzino to be baked at home and served alongside dirty rice with plantains and spicy chili sauce. 1401 N. Ashland Ave., 773.687.9977

GENE & GEORGETTI
Go family style at this steakhouse favorite with complete meal packages including starter, main, side, dessert starting at $45 for two—or choose from the complete a la carte menu (chicken Vesuvio anyone?). 500 N. Franklin St., 312.527.3718; 9421 W. Higgins Road, Rosemont, 847.653.3300

CAFE SPIAGGIA
This Italian mainstay on the Mag Mile has a sure-fire way to elevate your takeout order of wild boar ragu gnocchi or prawns with bucatini and Calabrian chili—a topping of shaved black truffle, available with any dish as a $50 supplement. 980 N. Michigan Ave., 312.280.2750

[Editor's note: Restaurant offerings are changing everyday due to COVID-19; for the most up-to-date listings of Chicago restaurants offering take-out and delivery, go to Dining at a Distance.]



Photography by: Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab photo courtesy of Lettuce Entertain You; Acadia photo by Neil Burger; Siena Tavern photo courtesy of DineAmic Group; Galit photo by Sandy Noto