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Naperville Restaurants

The restaurants in Naperville Il are some of the most fantastic eateries in the Chicago suburbs. Naperville is a top-notch destination for foodies. From cozy mom and pops to upscale restaurants, the city offers plenty of opportunities for a delicious and unforgettable dining experience. Whether you’re in the mood for classic Italian, savory BBQ, or something a little more adventurous, Naperville has it all – and I should know, as a local food enthusiast who has explored the city’s culinary scene over the years. In addition to the Downtown Naperville, Freedom Drive and Riverwalk areas, there are plenty of other locations to enjoy including the restaurants on rte 59.

I’ve also researched and asked around for other recommendations.

Be sure to contact the Restaurant for availability and reservations!

Downtown Naperville Restaurants

Some of the newest restaurants in Naperville downtown are also some of the tastiest and most creative.

The area near North Central College has tons of variety. You can pretty much get your hands on everything in downtown Naperville from Farm-to-Fork to Japanese BBQ. 


Address: 224 S Main St, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 536-8862


Address: 245 S Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 364-2397

Chez Francois Poutinerie

Address: 22 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 649-8129

Everdine's Grilled Cheese Co.

Address: 24 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 544-6626


Address: 19 N Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 470-9441

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ

Address: 47 E Chicago Ave #108, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: Phone: (630) 536-8270

La Sorella di Francesca

Address: 18 W Jefferson Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 961-2706

Seoul Taco

Address: 206 S Washington St, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (331) 401-5105


Naperville Freedom Drive Restaurants

Freedom Commons is such a cool outdoor space filled with places to shop alongside both locally owned and chain restaurants of all kinds. 

Typically Eat The Burbs focuses on small businesses but there are times when major Chain restaurant locations are so good, they deserve a mention. 

This section will grow, as we visit more of Freedom drive. 


Address: 1715 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 423-6551

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Address: 1740 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 245-8000

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 1824 Abriter Ct, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: Phone: (630) 955-0022


Address: 1727 Freedom Dr, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 799-0700

Kogii Kogii Express

Address: 1763 Freedom Dr #101, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 453-5506

Naperville Riverwalk Restaurants

Just outside of the Naperville downtown area is the Riverwalk. Lined with gorgeous hotels, restaurants and wine bars, the Naperville Riverwalk is two miles of local beauty, not to be missed.

Right now, these are some of our favorite places to eat on the riverwalk in Naperville, check back often for new additions. 


Address: 120 Water St Ste 122, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (331) 702-2711

Santo Cielo

Address: 123 Water St UNIT 509, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 323-0700


Address: 135 Water St, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 328-0431


Restaurants Near Fox Valley Mall

My favorite Tapas restaurant is across from Fox Valley Mall. There are also plenty of other places to eat delicious food in the Naperville Aurora area. 

One of the best mom and pop Mexican restaurants in Naperville is about 5 minutes down the street from the mall. Another is the amazing Vais Naperville, seriously one of the best Italian restaurants in Naperville. 

Bistro Manila Of Naperville

Address: 2764 Aurora Ave Ste 104, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (331) 305-4042

Bundoo Khan Express

Address: 2603 Aurora Ave #123, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 857-9704

Macarena Tapas

Address: 618 S, Illinois Rte 59, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 303-6877

Sudooku Ramen

Address: 1767 W Ogden Ave suite 135, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 857-9488

Totopos Mexican Restaurant

Address: 2048 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 637-0418

VAI's Italian Inspired Kitchen + Bar

Address: 916 Illinois Rte 59, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 453-5200

Restaurants South Naperville

South Naperville has some AMAZING ‘za! Some of the best Pizza in Naperville can be found at restaurants just off of route 59.

From takeout to upscale, the south Naperville restaurants have something to offer.

Bollywood Bistro

Address: 1413 Plainfield-Naperville Rd, Naperville, IL
Phone: Phone: (630) 444-7078

Little Italian Pizza

Address: 373 E Bailey Rd, Naperville, IL 60565
Phone: (630) 983-8200

Little Pops NY Pizzeria

Address: 1819 Wehrli Rd, Naperville, IL 60565
Phone: (630) 210-8084

Paris Bistro

Address: 2656 Showplace Dr, Naperville, IL 60564
Phone: (630) 357-1005

Pho Thien Vietnamese Kitchen

Address: 931 W 75th St #177, Naperville, IL 60565
Phone: (630) 445-5155

Sugo Mio pizza & pasta

Address: 541 w 87th St, Naperville, IL 60565
Phone: (630) 983-8414


North Naperville Restaurants

There are also plenty of great Indian restaurants in North Naperville. Some have been around for decades, because they are just that tasty and consistent.

The North side is also home to some of my favorite Chinese food in Naperville. 

Cuisine of India Restaurant

Address: 1163 E Ogden Ave, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 548-9440

Indian Harvest

Address: 796 Royal St George Dr #101, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 579-9500

J's Kitchen

Address: 115 E Ogden Ave Suite 117, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (331) 229-8998

Kreger's Brat and Sausage Haus

Address: 605 N Ellsworth St, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 355-4418

Mapo Restaurant

Address: 1563 Naperville Wheaton Rd, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 420-1388

Mesón Sabika

Address: 1025 Aurora Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: Phone: (630) 983-3000

Rise & Bite Cafe

Address: 1021 W Ogden Ave, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (331) 701-7170

The Lucky Penny Diner and Deli

Address: 1224 W Ogden Ave G, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (331) 229-3696

Restaurants Around Naperville

Dining in Naperville for lunch or dinner can be full of surprises and unique treats. Personally, I believe that although Naperville fine dining is some of the best in the Chicago Suburbs. The takeout and fast food in Naperville can be delicious as well, don’t over look it. 

Adamo's Pizza & Catering

Address: 1550 N, Illinois Rte 59 #136, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 369-8600


Address: 1478 E Chicago Ave, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 420-1370

Deccan Spice

Address: 192 W Gartner Rd #124, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (331) 701-7105

Fire It Up Naperville

Address: 1523 N Aurora Rd #107, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 305-8225

Succulent Seafood

Address: 192 W Gartner Rd #104, Naperville, IL 60540
Phone: (630) 548-3474


Address: 535 Fairway Dr Suite 115, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (331) 701-7175

One of the Best Italian Restaurants in Naperville


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