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From bistros to hot dog stands, Joliet offers a wide variety of dining options suitable for any palette. Choices include elegant restaurants located in beautiful downtown Joliet and fun and funky themed dining at Heroes West or Champions Bar and Grill.

 

American Family

NAME LOCATION PHONE NO.
Addison's Family Restaurant 2501 Manhattan Rd.
Aisha's Southern Cuisine  2777 Black Rd.   (815) 592-9991 
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill
& Bar
2795 Plainfield Rd.
2400 W Jefferson St.
(815) 254-0970
(815) 729-1766
Baker's Square 2211 W Jefferson St. (815) 729-1531
Big Apple Pancake House 106 N Larkin Ave. (815) 630-5783
Bob Evans 1776 McDonough St. (815) 725-0160
Cracker Barrel 1511 Riverboat Center (815) 744-0985
Diamond's Family Restaurant 3000 Plainfield Rd. (815) 436-1070
Epic Buffet   777 Hollywood Blvd.  (888) 436-7737 
Golden Corral 2100 W Jefferson St. (815) 725-8989
Joliet Route 66 Diner 22 W Clinton St. (815) 723-3865
Louie's Family Restaurant 1001 W Jefferson St. (815) 722-6660
Merichka's Restaurant 604 Theodore St. (815) 723-9371
Old Fashion Pancake House 2122 W Jefferson St. (815) 741-4666
Taste of Polonia 221 Ruby St. (815) 722-3110
TGI Fridays 3340 Mall Loop Dr. (815) 254-1882
Truth Restaurant 808 W Jefferson St. (815) 744-5901

 

Bar & Grill

NAME LOCATION PHONE NO.
Andy & Sophie's Tavern 931 N Hickory St. (815) 723-5857
Bobby's Tap 1107 Plainfield Rd.
Bookie Magee's  2450 W Jefferson St.  (815) 744-6500 
Chicago St. Pub  75 N Chicago St.  (815) 727-7171 
City of Champions 2727 W Jefferson St. (815) 730-4755
Crow's Nest Bar & Grill 1400 N Center St. (815) 722-8701
Crybabies Tap 435 E Jackson St.
Dog House Pub 3111 W Jefferson St.
Double "J" Sports Bar  1001 Essington Rd.  (815) 730-8488 
El Rodeo Sports Bar & Grill 816 E Jackson St.
Hammer's Sports Bar & Grille 2771 Black Rd.
Hero's West Sports Grill  1530 Commerce Ln.   
Hooters 3301 Hennepin Dr. (815) 267-8602
Izzy's  507 Theodore  (815) 727-4999
Jameson's Pub  2755 Black Rd.  (815) 729-0000 
Joliet Bakery Deli & Liquor 821 Plainfield Rd.
Larsen's Corner  1329 W Jefferson St.  (815) 725-3839 
McBrides Pub & Grill 7162 Caton Farm Rd. (815) 609-0192
McBrody's   73 W Jefferson St.  (815) 726-8960 
Metro Bar and Grill  2019 Essington Rd.  (815) 577-8191 
O'Charley's 117 N Center St. (815) 722-6382
Old School Bar & Grill 926 Gardner
Paulie's Pub 2006 W Jefferson St. (815) 725-1579
Raynor's Tap 1502 N Raynor Ave.
Samy's Bar & Grill 3151 Voyager Ln. (815) 439-9330
Senor Tequila 2219 W Jefferson St. (815) 730-9770
Thayer Brothers Deli & Grill  753 Ruby St.  (815) 726-8990 
Thirty Bucks Sports Bar 753 Ruby St. (815) 723-3030
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery 3340 Mall Loop Dr.
Traditions Restaurant & Pub  3000 W Jefferson St.  (815) 730-0888 
Vela's Tap  226 E Cass St.  (815) 727-2281 
Zelmos Full Moon Saloon  1117 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 727-3840 
Zobel Tavern  1200 Elizabeth St.   
 

Chinese-Asian

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
China Kitchen  1104 Houbolt Rd.  (815) 773-0830 
EN LAI Chinese Restaurant  2356 Essington Rd.  (815) 254-9988 
Golden Dragon  800 Wilcox St.  (815) 723-7689 
Hong Kong Cuisine  7180 Caton Farm Rd.  (815) 609-8090 
Hue Palace  2779 Black Rd.  (815) 725-6788 
Lucky Bamboo Asian Cuisine 2304 Il Route 59  (815) 609-7888 
Super China Buffet 2138 W Jefferson St. (815) 741-8686 
Sushiya Asian Cuisine  2721 W Jefferson St.  (815) 730-3838 


Coffee Houses/ Pastries

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Auntie Anne's Pretzels  3340 Mall Loop Dr.   
Baklava PLUS Bakery  1500 Essington Rd.  (815) 741-8784 
Barnes & Noble  2621 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 609-8233 
Book & Bean Cafe  3395 Black Rd.   
Donut Den  3021 Theodore St.  (815) 267-3810 
Dunkin Donuts  20 S Larkin Ave
3011 Plainfield Rd
1350 Houbolt Rd. 
422 S Chicago St.
(815) 730-3666
(815) 609-5870
(815) 725-9550
(815) 727-2409
El Sol Bakery  405 Collins St.   
Gloria Jean's Coffees  3340 Mall Loop Dr.  (815) 439-3655 
Home Cut Donuts  815 W Jefferson St. 
1317 E Washington St.
(815) 727-3511 
Honey Fluff Donuts  821 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 723-2726 
Jenny's Bakery  850 Collins St.  (815) 726-0090 
Jenny's Cappuccino Cafe  3395 Black Rd.  (815) 725-8491 
Jitter's Coffee House  178 N Chicago St.  (815) 740-0048 
Milano Bakery, Inc. Retail Shop  433 S Chicago St.  (815) 727-2253 
Mrs. Fields  3340 Mall Loop Dr.   
Red Goose Bakery and Cafe  56 N Chicago St.  
Starbucks  1536 Il Route 59
2518 W Jefferson St. 
 
The Great American Bagel  1101 Essington Rd.  (815) 744-9630 


Hot Dogs

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Ace Drive-In (Seasonal)  1207 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 726-7741 
Babe's Hot Dogs  2600 W Jefferson St.  (815) 744-7773 
Hey Hot Dog  601 Ruby St.  (815) 723-5487 
Jody's Hot Dogs  326 Republic   
Joes Hot Dogs  810 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 723-6375 

Ice Cream & Treat

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Dairy Queen  2310 Essington Rd. 
1700 W Jefferson St.
1410 E Washington St.
(815) 254-0644
(815) 725-5554
(815) 559-1000 
Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins  3011 Plainfield Rd.
2959 W Jefferson St. 
(815) 609-5870 
(815) 729-1740
Oberweis Dairy  2200 Il Route 59  (815) 254-6739 
Rich & Creamy  920 N Broadway St. (815) 740-2899 
Sonny's Delight  1730 Essington Rd.  (815) 436-8816 
The Big Chill  623 Wilcox   
The Original Walts Ice Cream  1314 W Jefferson St.   


Italian

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Barolo Restaurant 2765 Black Rd.  (815) 729-3606 
Maurie's Table  2360 Glenwood Ave.  (815) 322-9488 


Mexican

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Birrieria Y Taqueria Ochoa  2210 W Jefferson St.   (815) 730-9788
Burrito King 1329 W Jefferson St.
3038 Caton Farm Rd. 
(815) 439-3806

Chapala  509 N Chicago St.  (815) 727-1742 
Chipotle Mexican Grill  2848 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 733-2197 
El Burrito Loco  1509 W Jefferson St. 
1659 Plainfield Rd.
351 E Cass St.
(815) 729-9177
(815) 725-6616
(815) 726-1515
El Caminante Panderia y Pasteleria  617 Jackson St.   
El Grande Burrito  1116 Houbolt Rd.  (815) 741-4500 
Friacos Mexican Restaurant & Cantina  1121 Essington Rd.  (815) 730-3370 
La Consendita  674 Meeker Ave.  (815) 727-7576 
La Mex  3157 W Jefferson St.  (815) 729-2666 
La Mina   848 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 722-7634
La Nueva Michoacana
30 Ohio St.   
La Tapatia 1508 Essington Rd. 
La Villa Restaurant  324 Collins St.   
Las Gorditas de Don Angel  907 W Jefferson St.   
Los Camales  510 Collins St.  (815) 722-7008 
Puerto Escondido  509 N Chicago St.   
Susana's Grocery Store & Carry Out  1023 Woodruff Rd.   
Taco Mex Restaurant  2298 Essington Rd.   
Taquerias Atotonilco  500 E Cass St.  (815) 714-2390 
Taqueria Caminos De Michoacan  1030 N Hickory St.  (815) 722-9960 
Taqueria Don Jose  552 E Cass St.  (815) 723-7006 
Taqueria Los Paisanos  573 Collins St.   
Tony's Place 2141 W Jefferson St.  (815) 744-4636 


Pizza

NAME LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Aurelio's Pizzeria  328 Republic Ave. 
3101 W Jefferson St.
(815) 741-1400
(815) 741-1400
Cemeno's Pizza & Joe's Dugout  1630 Essington Rd.  (815) 254-2500 
Chuck E Cheese's  3520 Chicagoland Cir.  (815) 854-0092 
Dominos Pizza  2007 Essington Rd.
571 Collins St. 
(815) 436-8000
(815) 722-3313
Franco's Pizza  7174 Caton Farm Rd.  (815) 230-3241 
Giordanos 3058 Caton Farm Rd.   (815) 254-2700
Gnarley's Pizza  1019 Plainfield Rd.   
Haunted Trails  1425 Broadway St.  (815) 722-7800 
Linda's Pizza  723 Taylor St.  (815) 726-4425 
Little Ceasars  321 Collins St.  (815) 722-4075 
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria  1528 Il Route 59  (815) 254-6200
Malnar's Tap & Pizza  1123 Clement St.  (815) 723-1661 
Michaels Pizza  2405 Essington Rd.  (815) 426-0707 
Nancy's Pizzeria  2308 Il Route 59    
Nikos Pizzeria  20 Ohio St.
1015 Essington Rd. 
(815) 722-8800
(815) 744-7200 
Papa Johns   2410 W Jefferson St.   
Pizza 4 U  4 N Midland Ave.  (815) 741-2555 
Pizza By Machelloni  70 Barney Dr.  (815) 741-2502 
Pizza Hut  1156 W Jefferson St.
2901 Plainfield Rd. 
(815) 729-9300
(815) 254-9781 
Sbarro Restaurant  3340 Mall Loop Dr.  (815) 436-9342 


Ribs & Chicken

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Browns Chicken & Pasta  18 S Larkin Ave.  (815) 729-3532 
Chicago Style Ribs  219 N Chicago St.  (815) 723-0733 
Chicken N Spice  251 N Chicago St.  (815) 727-1100 
Church's Fried Chicken  345 Collins St.   (815) 723-5294 
JJ Fish & Chicken  1220 Richards St.
213 S Larkin Ave.
(815) 726-9129
(815) 725-0802 
Knights of Columbus #4400  1813 E Cass St.  (815) 723-3827 
Louisiana Barbeque  1200 Richards St.  (815) 774-0131 
Smokehouse  3340 Mall Loop Dr.   
Smoky's Barbeque  2314 W Jefferson St.   
Taste of Louisiana  318 S Chicago St.  (815) 722-6080 
White Fence Farm - Carry out  80 Barney Dr.  (815) 744-2072 

Sandwiches/Deli

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Jimmy Johns  1108 Houbolt Rd.
2311 Essington Rd. 
(815) 730-6048
(815) 609-8202 
Mr. Submarine  1507 W Jefferson St.  (815) 773-6100 
Panera Bread Company  3340 Mall Loop Dr.
2360 Il Route 59 
(815) 254-3340
(815) 609-2360 
Sandwich Shoppe  79 N Chicago St.  (815) 723-8071 
Sub Dock  923 W Jefferson St.  (815) 726-2417 


Steak & Seafood Houses

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO.
158 North  158 N Chicago St.  (815) 727-0123 
Al's Steak House  1990 W Jefferson St.  (815) 725-2388 
Bayside Fishery & Rib  236 E Cass St.  (815) 726-2228 
Final Cut Steakhouse  777 Holly Blvd.  (888) 436-7737 
King Fish & Wings  703 E Jackson St.  (815) 727-7123 
Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon  2705 Plainfield  (815) 436-7600 
Merichka's Restaurant  604 Theodore St.  (815) 723-9371 
Outback Steakhouse  3241 Chicagoland Cir.  (815) 267-3020 
Red Lobster  2950 Plainfield Rd.  (815) 439-1339 
Reserve Steakhouse  151 N Joliet St.  (815) 254-9129 
Syl's Restaurant & Lounge  829 Moen Ave.  (815) 725-1977 
Texas Roadhouse  3151 Tonti Dr.  (815) 577-9003 
The Reserve - within Harrah's Casino  150 N Joliet St.  (815) 740-7800 
Truth Restaurant 808 W Jefferson St.  (815) 744-5901 

Fast Food

NAME  LOCATION  PHONE NO. 
Arby's Roast Beef 1422 Riverboat Center Dr.
2307 W Jefferson St. 
(815) 725-1652
(815) 439-2247 
Baba's Famous Steak & Lemonade  925 W Jefferson St.   
Boston Market  1866 W Jefferson St.  (815) 741-0330 
Burger King  3130 Plainfield Rd.
400 E Cass St.
108 N Larkin Ave.
3624 Rock Creek Blvd. 
(815) 254-2347
(815) 727-4059
(815) 725-7928
(815) 730-0609
Culvers  1500 Il Route 59   
Great Steak & Potato Co.  3340 Mall Loop Dr.  (815) 439-7170 
Johnny's Beef & Gyros  3567 W Jefferson St.  (815) 725-1590 
Just Toni's 2301 W Jefferson St.   
KFC  116 N Larkin Ave.
600 Collins St.
4381 Enterprise Dr. 
(815) 744-3499
(815) 723-8645
(815) 744-1716
Long John Silver's  2421 W Jefferson St.  (815) 725-5622 
McDonalds  1421 Riverboat Center Dr.
508 E Cass St.
1515 W Jefferson St.
2212 Essington Rd.
4280 W Jefferson St.
305 S Larkin Ave.
1704 Plainfield Rd.
2885 Plainfield Rd.
1555 N Broadway St.
508 E Cass St. 
(815) 730-8141
(815) 726-1981
(815) 725-9651
(815) 577-6576
(815) 725-3630
(815) 744-0731
(815) 729-2692
(815) 439-1045
(815) 723-8333
(815) 726-8400
Mr G's Gyros  1422 Riverboat Center Dr.   
Panda Express  2410 W Jefferson St.
3340 Mall Loop Dr. 
(815) 744-9397
(815) 254-9599 
South End Steak & Lemonade  48 W McDonough St.   
Steak & Shake  201 S Larkin Ave. 
2675 Plainfield Rd.
(815) 725-9401
(815) 439-9145 
Subway 17 W Jefferson St.
1710 W Jefferson St.
4710 Caton Farm Rd.
2892 Plainfield Rd.
121 Collins St.
1354 Houbolt Rd.
1017 Essington Rd.
7176 Caton Farm Rd.
(815) 723-7827
(815) 729-1234
(815) 609-5600

(815) 723-6962
(815) 741-3878
(815) 729-2600
(815) 609-8094
Taco Bell  125 S Larkin Ave.
2924 Plainfield Rd.
1818 Plainfield Rd.
3340 Mall Loop Dr. 
600 Collins St.
(815) 744-5390
(815) 439-1012
(815) 744-2606 


Wendy's Old Fashion Hamburgers  110 S Larkin Ave.
2900 Plainfield Rd.
104 N Center St.
(815) 730-9708
(815) 254-6810
(815) 727-0847 
White Castle  1803 W Jefferson St. 
2231 Il Route 59
(815) 436-5915  


Banquets & Catering

Bella Cucina Catering
800 W Jefferson St.
(815) 744-8454
Bussean Custom Caterers 
50 E Jefferson St. (Union Station)
Abbey Theatre 
20 S. Eastern Avenue, Joliet
815/722-2465 
This recently renovated theatre hosts heartwarming productions with homemade meals in an intimate and elegant venue.
Barber and Oberwortmann Horticultural Center
227 N. Gougar Road, Joliet
815/741-7278 ext. 104
A beautiful facility for hosting banquets,
business meetings and wedding receptions. Located within the scenic Pilcher Park and adjacent to the beautiful Birdhaven Greenhouse and Conservatory, the horticultural center truly has a unique atmosphere.
Duke's Catering
250 SE Frontage Rd.
(815) 730-0454 
Fiesta Banquets
242 E Cass St.
(815) 726-2622
 George A. Periner Memorial Hall
1407 Essington Road, Joliet
815/725-4759
Formal sit down dining for up to 300 people. All occasions, weddings, private parties and meetings. Full custom event coordinating, custom menus and packages available.
Grand Ballroom at Joliet Union Station
50 E. Jefferson Street, Joliet
815/727-1200
A perfect location for weddings or corporate events housing up to 350 guests. View By appointment
Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel 
151 N. Joliet Street, Joliet
815/740-7800 
JolietParty@harrahs.com
Be it weddings, corporate events, holiday parties or private shindigs, our expertly trained staff of caterers, culinary artists and outstanding facilities have what it takes to make any big event memorable. Available for parties of up to 1200 guests, call or email us today to schedule a viewing.
Holiday Inn Hotel & Joliet Conference Center
411 S. Larkin Avenue, Joliet
815/729-2000
This full-service hotel has 200 guest rooms, the Eighty North Steakhouse and Bar, Outdoor swimming pool, and over 14,000 square feet of convention and banquet space. All major credit cards accepted.
Jacob Henry Mansion 
20 S. Eastern Avenue, Joliet 
815/722-2465
An elegant historic landmark offering
the perfect location to experience Victorian charm as well as its delicious meals and entertainment. Wedding receptions, groups and tours are welcome!
Joliet Area Historical Museum 
204 N. Ottawa Street, Joliet
815/723-5201 
All facilities are available for rental, including Rooftop Terrace, Caterpillar
Auditorium, Rt. 66 Welcome Center and Galleries.
Patrick C. Haley Mansion 
17 S. Center Street, Joliet 
815/726-6800
This 1891 historical mansion is available for special events, offering superb meals. The conservatory and ballroom are surrounded by fountains, ponds and Victorian gardens.
Renaissance Center 
214 N. Ottawa Street
Junior College
815/280-1404 
Restaurant and Banquet facility serving Wednesday buffets 11am to 1:30pm. Fine dining restaurant open to the public on Friday’s during school semesters from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
Rialto Square Theatre 
102 N. Chicago Street, Joliet
815/726-7171 
Your event deserves the magnificent
Rialto Square Theatre! Host your wedding ceremony, reception or banquet in this elegant, historic setting.