Eat Local Week

Chicago Northwest Eat Local Week 2021 is set for June 4 – 13, 2021. This 10-day event only happens once a year so don’t miss out  Make sure to let your hostess and server know that you are there for Eat Local Week!

Note: Restaurant menus and pricing may change without notice to Meet Chicago Northwest. Tax and gratiuty are not included.

If curated menus aren’t your thing, please continue to support local restaurants with the Chicago Northwest Eat Local Challenge!


Participating Restaurants

400 Park Bistro

400 Park Blvd., Itasca

Located in the Westin Chicago Northwest, 400 Park Bistro offers relaxed dining with an outdoor patio. Serving artfully crafted burgers and sandwiches. Extensive beer, wine and cocktail selection. 14 televisions and a lakeside patio.
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8000 Miles

107 E. Main St., Roselle

8000 Miles menu is comprised of Chinese and Japanese small plates.  Guests looking for a custom experience can talk to their server about the Sichuan written menu with authentic gems.  An entire sushi menu will be available featuring fresh nigiri and sashimi and unique maki plates along with a vast variety of fresh vegetable dishes.   8000 Miles will offer a select menu of homemade desserts and a Group Share menu will also be available for tables of six or more guests along with a Gluten Free and Kids Menus
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Belvedere Events & Banquets

1170 W. Devon, Elk Grove Village

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Big Bowl Fresh Chinese & Thai Restaurant

1950 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg

Big Bowl is a pioneering Asian restaurant, vibrant in design and cuisine, offering the lastest in authentic Chinese and Thai food.
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Brazil Express Churrasco Grill

1045 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg

Since opening in May of 2012, we at Brazil Express Churrasco Grill strive to provide quality Brazilian cuisine at an affordable cost. As soon as you walk in, you will be greeted and served by our friendly and experienced staff. We welcome groups of all sizes, ages, and backgrounds. At Brazil Express, we want you to feel like family.
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Buddy's Bites N Brews

1540 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg

Buddy's Bites N Brews (formerly Alumni Club) is a neighborhood pub and grill. Home of the Jumbo Sliders, Boozy Shakes, Sidekick Combos and a fun, friendly atmosphere!
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Carlos & Carlos

27 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights

 In the heart of Arlington Heights down town, is an elegant French Italian Bistro, limited sitting (70 guests) offering the best of Italy    and France, and featuring a Chef’s Table to experience special gourmet menus. Our whole mission is to give you the best experiences, whether you enjoy a light dinner or an elaborate one let us assure you that all of us at Carlos & Carlos will do what it takes to see you and your guests enjoy.
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Chandler's Chophouse and Grille

401 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg

Chandler's is overlooking the beautiful grounds of the Schaumburg Gof Club. Grab lunch after a round of golf or take your special someone out for a romantic dinner. Breakfast and lunch are available during season. There are food and drink specials every day. Private dining and special events including dinner show packages.
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Chicago Prime Italian

700 N. Meacham Rd., Schaumburg

Family owned - Chicago Prime Italian is a warm, upscale casual restaurant. Enjoy the bold flavors of trendy Italian fare featuring organic ingredients USDA PRIME Steaks, veal, chops & fresh seafood. A lively lounge area with LIVE MUSIC Thursday-Saturday makes for great pre-dinner or post-dinner social atmosphere. Daily Specials & signature dishes are complemented by a great happy hour, wine, beer & cocktail menu. Seasonal outdoor patio - takes you to another world. Private Events from 10-250 and partial or complete buy-outs are always available breakfast, lunch or dinner. Call for details 847-240-1414
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City Works

1850 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg

We’re beer geeks, not beer snobs. We celebrate all styles of craft beer, housing 90 local and global varieties on draft. We cook from scratch, adding brilliant twists to American classics. We’re the unique marriage of best beer bar and delightful restaurant. Above all, we are genuine people offering genuine hospitality, striving to make your day better. We live for it, and look forward to hosting your party, no matter how big or small.
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Coquelicot Gallery & Cafe

4880 Euclid Avenue, #109, Palatine

We are a locally owned and operated cafe featuring fresh and innovative dishes and drinks crafted with quality, wholesome ingredients. Our menu is ever evolving, reflecting seasonal ingredients and exciting flavor combinations dedicated to creating a truly delicious and memorable dining experience. We also take great pride in partnering with local/Midwest businesses ranging from organic & fair trade coffees, organic & fair trade teas, and decadent desserts. Currently offering dine in (with limited capacity seating), curbside service, & carry out.
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Cortland's Garage

1 N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights

Home of the Cortland Street Burger and other homemade upscale bar food.
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1428 N. Meacham Rd., Schaumburg

We’re a from-scratch kitchen. Every ingredient comes into our kitchen fresh and raw. Our salads, sauces, and falafel are freshly chopped, diced, mixed, and prepared by our cooks. Our meats are marinated, grilled, and seasoned by hand, every day. The result is a quality of food you wouldn’t normally find in a quick-service setting like ours. We don’t take shortcuts because our passion is making great food part of your everyday life. That’s what makes Falafill so special. It may not be easy. If it were easy, everyone would do it.
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Finn McCool's

1941 E. Algonquin Rd., Schaumburg

Finn McCool’s goes beyond typical pub food with more than 50 distinctive dishes on the menu, plus daily food specials. Finn McCool’s is open serving both lunch and dinner. Over fourty large extra-bright flat screen TVs (including one giant 50 inch screen) provide full coverage of the day’s sporting events. Tabletop speakers are available that can be tuned to each individual table’s game of choice to hear the play-by-play. Patrons can also play sports and trivia video games on the NTN satellite network using cordless “playmaker” units to compete with players in bars across North America.
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Frato's Culinary Kitchen

628 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg

Top-Rated Independent Pizzeria, according to Chicago's Best on WGN.  Frato's employs the top culinary students in the area with over 90% of the menu made fresh, in-house.  Real Cooks, Real Food! When you support Frato's, you support the Community as Frato's is a Corporate Leader continually giving back to the Community and volunteering to teach at local schools.  Frato’s Catering utilizes 100% Culinary Leaders, 0% Culinary Students. Culinary Leaders are made up of Assistant Personal Chefs and Frato’s Approved Personal Chefs! These individuals have gone through a very long training program to graduate to this level! Now they train to handle 1000+ Person Corporate Events, Special Weddings or a simple drop-off catering for a Birthday or Office Party with a menu that ranges from Handmade Pizza to Red Wine Marinated Brisket! This training structure allows Frato’s to control our caterings at a higher level than other caterers! Every Catering is handled by your very own Personal Chef! It is even delivered by a Personal Chef!
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Giordano's Schaumburg

930 N. Meacham Rd., Schaumburg

Chicago's Famous Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza. Italian born. Chicago raised.
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Hey Nonny

10 S. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights

Hey Nonny serves the best local food and drinks. The farm-to-table menu will offer fun small plates, shareables and entrees whipped up from the freshest offerings of local farm suppliers. You’ll enjoy new and classic cocktails crafted from the best Midwest distilleries. Food service will be in the gastropub, and at 16 VIP seats in the music venue room.
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1800 E. McConnor Pkwy., Schaumburg

In addition to your traditional IKEA finds, swing by the IKEA restaurant for a delish meal. A range of food products inspired by Swedish traditions—perfect for curious taste buds! You'll find classics like meatballs, and salmon prepared in all sorts of ways. There are drinks and treats too.
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Javier's Sabor Mexicano

8 W. Miner St., Arlington Heights

Javier's Sabor Mexicano is an everyday celebration of fresh food, margaritas and a large selection of fine tequila.  This Mexican restaurant has been around since 1967. Consistency, Quality, and Generous portions are what keeps everyone coming back. Javier's Sabor Mexicano features four separate dining rooms and a full service bar for your dining pleasure as well as private parties and special events.
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Local Bar and Grille

396 W. Irving Park Rd., Wood Dale

Local Bar & Grille is the casual yet trendy spot in town, where you can meet up, mingle or lounge while enjoying great food, wine, beer and spirits. More than just your run-of-the-mill restaurant/bar, Local Bar & Grille offers multiple dining options within a contemporary atmosphere, to suit every mood...and taste! Featuring an eclectic menu with crowd favorites, including delicious specialty pizzas, award-winning wings, juicy burgers, full entrees such as chicken carbonara, a ribeye dinner, grilled salmon and a variety of tacos - and don’t forget the made from scratch soups to warm you up in the fall! A full bar is also offered with upscale wine selections and spirits, along with domestics, imports and a range of popular craft beers.
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Mago Grill & Cantina

115 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights

 A celebration of Mexico's heritage, Mago Grill & Cantina's original Mexican and Latin menu is comprised of authentic favorites of freshly smashed tableside guacamole, seafood ceviches, savory salsas, fresh salads, and main dishes of steak, chicken, pork and seafood including the chef's own Grandma Paula's family recipes.
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Meze Mediterraneo

680 Mall Dr., Schaumburg

From the Aegean Sea to the French Riviera, our restaurant embodies the essence of Mediterranean food & culture. Our contemporary cooking style includes fresh and simple ingredients to create the complex yet ambrosial flavors found uniquely in our kitchen. Mezé is an innovative take on the traditional cuisine – mixing a modern aesthetic with authentic flavors to deliver classic Mediterranean dishes. With an eclectic menu and illustrious wine selection, Mezé finds a way to celebrate every moment. It’s more than fine dining, it’s an experience.
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Moretti's Ristorante & Pizzeria

1893 Walden Office Sq., Schaumburg

Award-Winning Moretti’s Pan and Thin Crust Chicago-Style Pizza is just the most famous part of our large menu. We offer a Varied selection of Italian and American Dishes, Both Classic and Modern for Lunch and Dinner in a friendly atmosphere. Come in and let our family serve yours !!!! See you Soon
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Schaumburg

1470 McConnor Pkwy., Schaumburg

Morton's The Steakhouse features USDA prime-aged beef, succulent seafood, fine wines, decadent desserts and exceptional service for over 30 years. Private Dining.
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My Cocina Grill

43 S. Sutton Rd., Streamwood

Delicious, authentic Mexican food made entirely from scratch.
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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

1780 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg

Perry's excels at the unexpected. Our standout style impresses from start to finish with Flaming Desserts and exquisite celebratory touches. Extraordinary service professionals uphold our tradition of excellence, creating a rare experience. Here, steakhouse mainstays are enhanced to the finest detail. Perry's prime USDA-aged steaks are of unparalleled quality, with exceptional marbling for the best texture. And on our menu, you'll find your favorite additions – from double cut slab bacon to lobster tail halves – for quintessential steakhouse dining that's well done every time.
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Pinoy Grill Filipino Street Foods

2324 E. Rand Rd., Arlington Heights

A charming and welcoming family-owned restaurant serving high quality authentic Filipino Street Foods and all time classic Filipino favorite dishes for everyone to enjoy.
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Riccardo's Restaurant

1170 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg

Riccardo’s Ristorante is a spectacular restaurant with an amazing array of delicious meals.  Old-fashioned Italian menu items and daily imaginative specials are sure to please everyone. Menu items are rich and fulfilling.
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Schaumburg Indian Grill

1301 American Ln., Schaumburg

Welcome to Schaumburg Grill. We are proud to serve the best cuisines with a delectable menu prepared by a renowned celebrity chef that offers authentic traditional flavors. The restaurant's sophisticated dining room is perfect for a business lunch, romantic dining, or enjoy a festive party.
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Schaumburg Public House

1551 N. Thoreau Dr., Schaumburg

Hand-crafted dishes with regionally grown ingredients reflecting the creativity of our Northern Mid-American heritage comfort your senses and your spirits. We will welcome the loyal local neighbor and the spontaneous explorer to authentic menus and weekend brunches. An abundance of local & craft beers and curated creative cocktails will keep our guests intrigued and looking forward to their next time with us. Evoking the personality and strong sense of culture from Schaumburg’s early farming families the modern urban brasserie will be strikingly approachable, known for its genuine hospitality, ambiance and connection to the locals. Providing social opportunities and flexible spaces in communal and intimate settings this first floor venue with a welcoming locale and open views will capture the interest of the evening’s guests, convention goers and nearby businesses alike. Built on the Prairielands East of the Fox River once cultivated by courageous newcomers, this restaurant draws on Schaumburg’s history of cultivating its rich farmlands and long mid-western heritage.
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Scratchboard Kitchen

5 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights

Locally-sourced breakfast and lunch fare, and like the title suggests, everything made from scratch. 
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Seasons 52

1770 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg

Seasons 52 is a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar that invites you to discover the sensational flavors of our seasonally-inspired menu. Award-winning international wine list. Live entertainment nightly. Private & semi-private dining. Chef's table. Complimentary Valet.
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Shaw's Crab House

1900 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg

Shaw’s is two restaurants in one – a jazzy, sophisticated, seafood restaurant and a carefree, lively oyster bar. Both serve top-grade fish and shellfish, several varieties of just-shucked oysters, and inventive sushi and sashimi combinations, made with the freshest fish in town.
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Shelby Campbell's "Almost Famous"

Shelby Campbell's, Elk Grove Village

Shelby Campbell's goal is to offer a quality menu at a reasonable price. Located in Elk Grove Village, serving specialty steaks and chops, flame grilled burgers, sandwiches, fresh wraps, salads and one of a kind appetizers. We also feature an extensive draft beer selection and global wine list.Whether you are dining with the family, out with coworkers or looking for a great place to watch the big game... Come in and experience our timeless service and atmosphere, perfect for any occasion.
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Stadium Sports Club & Pizza

4015 Algonquin Rd., Rolling Meadows

The pizza and pasta dishes might convince you that you are at a family-style Italian restaurant rather than a sports bar. We have good, affordable food with a wide variety of choices including huge portions of pasta served in skillets, wings with 20 different sauces, sandwiches and of course pizza. Fridays offers an All You Can Eat Fish Fry for $7.95. There are three rooms with two 10 ft. screens and 25 regular TVs scattered throughout. We have 10oz drafts for .95. Come for lunch, dinner or just to watch your favorite team in a fun and friendly atmosphere. We are the first bar in rolling meadows to have 5 Video Slot available in the bar area
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Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue

800 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village

Enjoy the best in Authentic Southern Barbecue from the founders of the Barbecue Sauce by the same name. Try our steaks, fresh fish, salads, pastas, burgers, and desserts. Complement your meal with cocktails from the full bar. Private Dining and Catering Available.
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1250 E. Higgins Rd., Schaumburg

Our signature dishes include Filet Medallion Trio, Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut, Wildfire Chopped Salad, Horseradish Crusted Filet Mignon, Roasted Prime Rib of Beef and Cedar Planked Salmon. In addition, we offer a variety of fresh salads and sandwiches.
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Wildfish Sushi

60 S. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights

 WILDFISH is Located in the heart of downtown Arlington Heights, Wildfish delivers the concept of contemporary Japanese dining by fusing traditional and urban cultures. Wildfish has been known to be a hidden gem as it is tucked away in the corner of downtown Arlington Heights.
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WynBurg Cafe

306 E. Rand Rd., Arlington Heights

We serve breakfast and lunch daily, from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. We are family-friendly, and we offer catering, public and private party options, and take-out ordering capability.
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