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St. Charles Dining Guide 2023

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1St. Charles Restaurant WeekDine Out & Support LocalSee Page 12A Premier Guide to Dining Out in St. Charles, ILSt. CharlesEXPLORE OVERRESTAURANTS126

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2 2Cafés Breakfast LunchAlexander's Cafe1650 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0514Daytime cafe and bar serving breakfast, sandwiches, and cocktails.Bezo’s Sandwiches208 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6982Specialty sandwiches in downtown.Brunch Cafe172 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-2814Has everything you need: breakfast foods, soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, burgers, wraps, and more.Syrup552 S Randall Rd., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-8338Upscale, modern farmhouse-meets-luxe breakfast and lunch destination featuring an exquisite menu.Start your mornings sunny side upPictured: SyrupDeliveryOutdoor seating"We had a chance to sample Syrup's Mini Waffle Flight. This picture-perfect plate of goodness seemed to disappear as quickly as it had materialized at our table."- Jeff & Crystal, @ourchanginglives

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3 3Brunch CafeAlexander's CafeCafés | Breakfast | LunchShareTea3689 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0289Bubble tea, milk tea and natural on-the-go beverages.Bosa Donuts2536 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 444-1554Fresh baked donuts and coffee made daily.Smitty’s on the Corner15 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 762-1080Delicious hearty sandwiches, homemade soups, crisp salads, ice cream, and more.Tropical Smoothie Cafe3839 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-2438Serving fresh smoothies along with sandwiches, wraps, salads, and flat breads.Southern Cafe1590 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3437Home of the Nasty Biscuit with a mix of good old home cooking and a dash of culinary genius. Clean Juice1970 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 901-5201Organic acai bowls, cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and other healthy foods on-the-go.Core Nutrition303 N 2nd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6282Healthy, low-sugar, protein based meal replacement shakes, teas, shots, and snacks for adults and kids.IHOP125 S Smith Rd., St. Charles, IL (630) 377-7448An American multi-national pancake house restaurant chain that specializes in breakfast food.Colonial Cafe & Ice Cream1625 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-4647Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and legendary ice cream.Tasty Biscuit Pancake House3755 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 800-3906A host of mouth-watering classic American comfort dishes and scratch made specials.Pictured: Syrup

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4 4Billy Bricks 11 N 3rd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 797-5158Neapolitan and New Haven style inspired wood-fired pizzas served in a premier casual atmosphere.Charlie Fox's Pizzeria3341 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-8888Chicago-style pizza joins diverse comfort food.Mio Modo200 S 2nd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 587-8221Contemporary Italian restaurant featuring pasta, pizza, and other Italian dishes in a romantic setting.Gia Mia31 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 415-0770Neapolitan style wood-fired pizzas, creative small plates, fresh pasta, and hand-made-mozzarella. Giordano’s Restaurant & Pizza3641 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 762-1600Known for deep-dish pizza, this casual chain serves other classic Italian food, plus beer and wine.La Za’ Za’ Trattoria5 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-9304Italian steakhouse serving a menu of pasta, chops, seafood, and pizza in a relaxed stylish setting.Nuova Italia Ristorante 18 N 4th St., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-4040Wood-fired pizzas, seafood linguine and wine dinner with entertainment in a cozy spot with a bar.Olive Garden3785 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-1122Lively, family-friendly chain featuring Italian standards such as pastas and salads.Osteria Trulli210 Cedar St., St. Charles, IL (630) 797-5566Italian eatery focusing on Pugliese authentic food, wood fired pizzas, gluten-free pizza, and pasta risotto.Gia MiaItalian & PizzaGia Mia

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5Restaurants 5Mio ModoLa Za' Za' TrattoriaPomodoro E Mozzarella Pizzeria1850 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0589Authentic homemade Italian cuisine - from fried ravioli to savory chicken piccata, to artisan style pizzas.Riverside Pizza & Pub102 E Main St., St. Charles (630) 549-6644Family-friendly neighborhood pizzeria with a unique spin on classic dishes.Rock 'N Ravioli105 E Main St., St. CharlesServes generations-old Italian recipes, including chicken vesuvio, ravioli, and braised beef ravioli. Rock 'N Za105 E Main St., St. Charles Features wood-fire pizzas, salads, and Chicago-style hot dogs.Salerno’s on the Fox320 N 2nd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-7900Family-friendly riverside spot for Italian mainstays and pizza, plus occasional live music in the bar.Gia Mia

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6Amer ican 6Alley 64212 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 513-6464Relaxed pub with an outdoor area offering a full bar, sports on TV and classic American food.Cooper’s Hawk3710 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-1000Contemporary American menu infused with flavors from around the world and a Napa style tasting room.Crazy Fox Bar & Grille104 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-2876Familiar pub plates, cocktails, and draft beer offered in an easy going setting with a vegan friendly menu.Duke's Northwoods7 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 235-5818A Wisconsin-style supper club serving burgers, bratwurst platters, cheese curds, fish n' chips, and more!Evergreen Pub & Grill1400 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 901-5142Famous fish-fry and great specials. Large outside patio with volleyball court.Flagship on the Fox100 S Riverside Ave., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-7672Classic American menu serving burgers, salads, wraps, and more. A great spot for entertainment and sports.Flagship on the FoxThe Office Dining & SpiritsThe Office Dining & Spirits

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7Restaurants 7The Filling Station Pub & Grill 300 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-4414Family-friendly, antique adorned pub with a diverse American menu, patio seats, and sports on TV.The Hive Tavern & Eatery204 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0268Welcoming atmosphere with handcrafted food and sophisticated drinks.The Office Dining & Spirits201 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0287Gastropub with huge garden patio featuring hand-pressed burgers and other hearty handhelds.Throwback Sports Bar1890 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3066Family-friendly sports bar serving wings, hand crafted burgers, cold drinks, and more.Wahlburgers825 S Randall Rd., St. Charles, IL (331) 235-5200Bite into a mouth-watering burger with government cheese or dig into one of the delicious salads.Whiskey Bend222 W Main St., St. Charles, IL Opening SoonAmerican gastropub featuring upscale handcrafted burgers, specialty soups, and salads. Flagship on the FoxRookies Sports Bar1545 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 513-0681Sport-focused, family-friendly pub with an American menu of salads, sandwiches, pizza, and tacos.Spotted Fox Ale House3615 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-2239Large sports bar with a patio forAmerican grub, craft beers on tap, and live weekend entertainment.Tap House Grill 3341 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-1664Relaxed outpost serving creative American pub fare and a changing selection of craft beers.Cooper's HawkThe Hive Tavern & Eatery

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8Moto iMotoPho 95 8Chamber Red Chinese Bistro1554 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 797-5155Known for modern interpretation of classic Cantonese dishes.Lin’s Garden2400 E Main St. #102, St. Charles, IL (630) 513-6060A diverse array of Chinese stir-fries, noodles, and soups served in a traditional dining room.Moto iMoto 181 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 425-0990Chef-driven Asian inspired menu offering shareable plates and fresh farm-to-fork ingredients.AsianAuthentic FdPho 952770 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3870Simple setting for authentic Vietnamese soups, buns, banh mi, noodle dishes, and other classics.Shakou312 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6079Suburban Chicago award-winning modern Asian cuisine restaurant.Szechwan Restaurant117 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 513-1889Downtown St. Charles restaurant offering a Chinese, Mandarin, and Cantonese influenced menu.Teriyaki Madness1840 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-2141Delicious, fresh Japanese-inspired teriyaki bowls, full of flavor. Customize your bowl, they make it fresh.Ton-Ichi Ramen3843 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 901-5994Japanese restaurant offering ramen and other Japanese cuisine.Maly Thai3825 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-8461Simply appointed Thai restaurant with a menu of familiar dishes and a full bar.Wok 'N Fire2801 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 444-3580Pan-Asian style serving sushi, stir-fry, noodles, and cocktails in a trendy, lounge-like setting.

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9El Puente108 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 377-8884Blend of authentic Mexican cuisine and world class margaritas.JalapeÑo Grille602 Geneva Rd., St. Charles, IL (630) 587-1918Diverse Mexican dishes, including breakfast, served in a quirky space lined with old photos.MexicanLa Mesa Modern Mexican51 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0162Vibrant traditional Mexican inspired menu with new age modern flare, unique margaritas, and craft cocktails. 9RestaurantsLa Mesa Modern MexicanJalapeÑo Grille

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10 10MediterraneanChef Abdul Mediterranean2075 Prairie St. #101, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6378Relaxed option whipping up home-style Middle Eastern eats in an unpretentious setting.Eden Restaurant & Events1 Illinois St., Ste 160, St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3332A modern Mediterranean restaurant and event venue with an outdoors four-season covered patio overlooking the Fox River.E&S Fish CompanyE&S Fish CompanyMcNally's Irish PubAuthentic Fd

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11SushiIrishMcNally’s Irish Pub109 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 513-6300Traditional Irish pub offering a classic menu and beer on tap in a convivial environment.E&S Fish Company311 N 2nd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 444-0168Fresh seafood dishes amid fish decor and a warm, convivial vibe.Chum’s Shrimp Shack2115 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (224) 484-8098Dedicated to serving quality shrimp, lobster, seafood, po’ boys, and chicken tenders.SeafoodMr. Hibachi and Sushi2762 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 940-2110A fast-casual Japanese restaurant serving fried rice, hibachi, plates, spring rolls, and moreSushi Diva 2400 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3336Signature rolls as well as classic maki, sashimi, and nigiri, teriyaki entrees, hot sake, and beer.Sushi DivaMcNally's Irish Pub 11RestaurantsIndianTaste of the Himalayas110 N Third St., St. Charles, IL (630) 444-1575Regional Indian and Nepalese cuisine in a casual setting with an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet.

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12Come and enjoy St. Charles Restaurant Week in February— a 5-day celebration of the city's amazing culinary scene, with a special discount offered to anyone who dines at participating restaurants. Find out more details 12Club Arcada Speakeasy & Restaurant105 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 962-7000A Speakeasy and restaurant with a roaring 20's vibe. Featuring prohibition-era drinks, full menu, live entertainment, dance floor, and flapper girls! Rox City Grill100 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 845-5800Upscale riverside dining room and lounge serving global small and large plates in the Hotel Baker.Re fined DiningSt. Charles Place Steakhouse2550 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 377-3333Enjoy choice cuts of USDA hand selected steaks and prime rib charred and bursting with flavor.The Graceful Ordinary3 E Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 235-5803Where past meets present. Refined rustic fare in a sophisticated, timeless setting along the scenic Fox River.The Graceful Ordinary

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13 13QuickBitesIf you're looking for something quick, or to take a meal on-the-go, St. Charles has a variety of cuisine that you can grab if you're in a hurry.Scan here for a complete listof quick bites in St. Charles.Urban Counter1825 Lincoln Hwy. p: (630) 402-0470Just Kabobs1825 W Main St.p: (630) 443-3400Los Burritos Mexicanos2125 W Main St. p: (630) 584-9610Skippy’s Gyro922 Randall Rd. p: (630) 513-0900Portillo’s Hot Dogs 3895 E Main St. p: (630) 762-8484Jalisco’s Tacos311 N 2nd St. p: (630) 443-1306Taco Madre902 Randall Rd. p: (630) 549-6161Rosati’s Pizza615 S Randall Rd. p: (630) 584-8244550 Kirk Rd. p: (630) 513-9222Salsa Verde1850 Lincoln Hwy. p: (630) 444-0673El RayoBurritos Guacamole818 E Main St. p: (331) 901-5988Culver’s4068 E Main St. p: (630) 444-1700 111 S Randall Rd. p: (224) 281-4425Franky’s Red Hots2526 E Main St. p: (630) 513-5001Burrito Los Azaderos2400 E Main St. #112 p: (331) 901-5099Chicago Pizza & Pasta2400 E Main St. p: (630) 587-2525Poke Bros3835 E Main St. p: (630) 945-3399AJ's Keto Factory2075 Prairie St., Unit 110 p: (224) 538-6669Wing Stop2400 E Main St., Ste 113 p: (331) 248-6706Salsa Verde

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14Brown Butter Cafe & Bakery311 N 2nd St., Suite 104, St. Charles, IL (630) 246-8626Serves gluten-free donuts and other allergy friendly treats.Mad Batter Bakery &Confections320 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0533A full service daily plus custom bakery. Also offering a large variety of retail confections, tea, honey, syrups, jams, and more!Mochinut2704 E Main St. (773) 474-2626Serves mochi donuts, Korean rice flour hot dogs, bubble tea drinks, and soft serve.Co 14Kilwins Chocolates, Fudge, and Ice Cream132 S. 1st St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-7943Enjoy the sweet smells, delicious flavors, and watch the craftsmanship of fudge, caramel corn, and peanut brittle production.Kimmer’s Ice Cream1 Illinois St., St. Charles, IL (630) 762-9480Homemade gourmet and classic ice cream. Open year round with scoops, sundaes, shakes, and ice cream cakes.Forever Yogurt117 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6076Self-serve frozen yogurt shop with a variety of flavors and toppings to choose from.The Tiny Kitchen107 W Main St., St. Charles, ILA bake shop, gathering space, and educational kitchen.SwtsKimmer's Ice CreamScan here for a complete list of sweet treats in St. Charles.

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15Arcedium Coffee House60 Indiana St., St. Charles, IL (630) 444-0610Chic cafe featuring specialty coffee drinks, baked goods and light bites in a stylish cozy setup. Coroco Coffee101 S First St., St. Charles, IL (630) 945-3413Boutique coffee roastery serving carry-out specialty coffee drinks, freshly roasted coffee beans, and sweet treats.Co Town House Cafe105 N 2nd Ave., St. Charles, IL (630) 584-8603Intimate cafe with attached bookshop. Serving java, sandwiches, and breakfast items in a cozy ambiance.Gym'N Juice Bar201 S Third St., St. Charles, IL (815) 293-7720100% vegan, gluten-free, and peanut-free eatery.Kava Diem1 Illinois St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0818A clean-food cafe and coffee shop that doubles as a comfy community hangout with a cozy vibe.15Sweets & CoffeeTown House CafeMochinutTHE COFFEEAND SMELLWAKEUP

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16McNally's Irish PubOutdr DiningWith the Fox River running right through Downtown St. Charles, there are excellent outdoor dining options for you to enjoy the view during breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Not only are there many restaurants to dine al fresco, but St. Charles is also home to a handful of breweries if you're looking to enjoy a drink outside.Every season is patio season in St. Charles! There are a number of restaurants where you'll stay warm dining outside, even in the chilliest weather, thanks to heated globes, tents, and even igloos. 16Explore St. Charles outdoor dining scene

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17 17Alter Brewing + KitchenOutdoor DiningThe Graceful Ordinary Explore St. Charles outdoor dining scene

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18 18Alter Brewing + Kitchen12 S First St., St. Charles, IL (331) 901-5949Restaurant and brewery located on the Fox River with food, Alter beers, and more.D & G Brewing303 N 4th St. Suite A, St. Charles, IL (773) 203-2325Offers true-to-style beers with 13 beers on tap. 93 Octane1825 Lincoln Hwy., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0332Choose from a variety of craft beer. 93 Octane strives to create new flavors to keep their customers engaged.Pollyanna Brewing Co.106 S Riverside Ave., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-7372Overlooking the beautiful Fox River, the largest of their three tap rooms offers not only their diverse beer menu, but also their wide range of distilled spirits and cocktails.Riverlands Brewing Co.1860 Dean St. Unit A, St. Charles, IL (630) 549-6293Visit Riverland’s taproom or recently upgraded beer garden and enjoy their variety of tasty beers and locally-sourced snacks. Brewer iesPollyanna"If you like hefeweizens, give Humpenscrump a try! Its one of my favorite hefes!"- Beck, A Girl Rates BeerPollyanna Brewing Co.

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19Broken Brix225 W. Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 377-1338Wine and cider made in house! Also inside this gem, you can find homebrew supplies and draft beers.The Wine Exchange1 Illinois St. #140, St. Charles, IL (630) 513-5577With over 500 wines from around the world, you will find something you love here! Stop by on Friday or Saturday for wine tastings!Vintage 53162 S. 1st St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0423A specialty marketplace, cheese shop, and rustic-industrial wine bar in the heart of downtown St. Charles. 19Navigate your way through St. Charles beer scene. Take our self-guided brewery tour, featuring 6 local, craft breweries. And redeem a FREE limited edition STC Brew Tour shirt! The Beach Hut8 N 3rd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 513-0204Authentic, Florida Keys beach hut specializing in delicious, tropical drinks and island beers.The Lewis106 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-7167A 70's themed cocktail, wine and whiskey bar. Global Brew Tap House2100 Prairie St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0397Features 50 craft drafts, weekly live music and trivia, outdoor patio seating, and cocktails.Breweries | Wineries | Local FavoritesThe St. Charles Brew TourLocal FavoritesWiner iesR-House214 Main St., St. Charles, IL (630) 549-0711A cocktail bar with indoor and outdoor seating that delivers high-end cocktails, beer, and wine.2nd Street Tavern221 S 2nd St., St. Charles, IL (630) 443-8325A great selection of wings, pizzas, and beers.Bogart's219 W Main St., St. Charles, IL (331) 901-5915Serving craft beer, cocktails and spirits. Enjoy pinball, arcade games and trivia! Broken Brix

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20Plan your visitExplore St. Charles, ILSt. Charles is home to five live performance venues, hundreds of restaurants & bars, boutique shopping & national chain shopping. If you are looking for a night out, weekend away or a full week vacation, St. Charles is full of activities to keep you busy and having fun! From boutique shopping to national retail chains, St. Charles, IL has it all.Find a list of all retail businesses at and AttractionsShoppingSalons and SpasParks and RecreationHotelsLooking for entertainment? Find museums, theatres, live music, and more!Visit the beauty St. Charles has to offer with an overnight stay at one of the many hotel options.Book your stay at /accommodationsLooking to relax? Find the perfect salon and spa for you.Visit Credit: Brigette Burgman of Nomadic Soul PhotographyOver 60 parks and walking trails.Find a list of St. Charles award-winning parks and facilities at