111 "Dining Solo" restaurants in Chicago.
Gaijin is a great all-day Japanese restaurant specializing in okonomiyaki and kakigori.
The Region is a counter service spot in Roscoe Village with excellent (and ugly) burgers.
Middle East Bakery is a spot in Andersonville that’s equally great for a quick lunch or picking up groceries.
Phodega is a small counter-service spot with great pho that also sells corner store essentials.
The Grafton is an Irish pub in Lincoln Square with decent bar food and a great fireplace.
Taste of Lebanon is a small, cash-only Lebanese spot with excellent chicken shawarma and lentil soup.
Cellar Door Provisions is an excellent cafe and restaurant in Logan Square that’s useful for a lot of situations.
Tortello is a counter-service spot in Wicker Park specializing in handmade pasta.