There are a number of Harold’s in the city, and these casual counter spots all focus on fried chicken and fish, plus things like fries, coleslaw, and spicy wings. Not all locations are created equal (they can vary in service and quality), but the one near McCormick Place is reliably good.
Where we've featured it
More spots in South LoopSee more
14 Parish is a Caribbean restaurant in the South Loop that’s very close to McCormick Place.
Lobo Rey is a Mexican restaurant in the South Loop serving decent tacos, but not much else.
More American spotsSee more
Crisp is one of Chicago’s best wing spots, and it’s all about the Seoul Sassy jumbo wings here. Get them delivered or pop in for a quick bite.
Billy Goat Tavern Navy Pier
Billy Goat Tavern is an iconic burger restaurant, and this is their Navy Pier location.
Proxi is a West Loop restaurant with River North vibes serving an underwhelming small plates menu.
Suggested by our writers
Parson’s Chicken & Fish
Parson’s Fried Chicken & Fish serves good fried chicken on the best patio in town. This is an excellent hangout spot when it’s nice outside.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more