Best Restaurants in Logan Square

July 25, 2016
by Zagat Staff

The top-rated restaurants in Chicago's Logan Square.

Fat Rice
Asian · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.7 · Decor 4.2 · Service 4.4

A "tiny restaurant" with "big flavors" , this "unconventional" Logan Square "standout" offers an "exceptionally creative" Macanese menu ( "it’s every bit as exotic as it sounds" ) of "gorgeous" , "next-level" dishes, including a "fantastic" brunch; factor in "excellent cocktails" and a "convivial" , "boho-chic" setting and it’s "worthy of the hype" – the "only bad part is the wait."
Lula Cafe
New American · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.7 · Decor 4.3 · Service 4.4

"Serving farm-to-table cuisine before it became popular" , this Logan Square "mainstay" is a "gold mine" for "exquisite" , "creative" New American fare (including an "amazing" vegetarian tasting menu) and "wonderful" cocktails; a "well-informed" staff works the "stylish" yet "laid-back" room where you "never feel rushed" – even when there are "huge lines" for the "fantastic" , no-reservations weekend brunch.
Longman & Eagle
American · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.6 · Decor 4.2 · Service 4.3

This "popular" , "hipster" hangout in Logan Square features "superb" , "innovative" New American fare highlighting "unique ingredients and preparations" dispensed in a "lively" "bar atmosphere" fueled by "awesome drinks" ; a no-reservations policy means it’s often "crowded" , but fans say it’s "worth the wait" for a "meal you’ll be telling people about for a long time."
Owen & Engine
British · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.6 · Decor 4.2 · Service 4.2

"London pubs are envious" of the "legit" British bites at this "cozy" Logan Square gastropub, where standout scotch eggs and "one of the best burgers" in town are complemented by "a beer list you can't complaint about" ; "fancy, with a side of hipster" , the wood-and-leather space comes equipped with an "über-friendly" staff, plus there’s a "beautiful" fireplace lounge with "date-night" appeal.
Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits Ravenswood
Pie · Ravenswood · $
Food 4.6 · Decor 4.0 · Service 4.3

“Homemade goodness” radiates from these “cozy” bakery/cafes, dishing up “delightful” , “amazing” pies and “darn-good” sandwiches made with “decadent” , “buttery” biscuits; they’re “crazy busy” on weekends, but fans say the “fantastic” grub makes it “worth the wait.” P.S. Seasonal assets include a fireplace in Ravenswood and a “wonderful” garden in Logan Square.
90 Miles Cuban Cafe
Cuban · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.5 · Decor 4.1 · Service 4.2

These "real-deal" Cuban kitchens provide a "slice of Havana" via "seriously good" eats, including "awesome" pressed sandwiches, served in "funky" surrounds with a "lively, Caribbean" vibe; the "no-frills" North Center original and the larger Logan Square locale feature BYOB and "not-to-be-missed" patios, while Lincolnwood’s outpost has a full bar.
Billy Sunday
American · Logan Square · $$
Food 4.5 · Decor 4.5 · Service 4.5

"Fabulous" , "unusual" drinks crafted from a "well-curated" spirits selection pair with a "focused" menu of "inventive" , "cocktail-centric" fare at this "hip" Logan Square spot from Yusho’s Matthias Merges; the "dark" , "romantic" space suits both a "night out with friends" or a "date" , and a "helpful" staff adds to the reasons fans "can’t wait to go back."
L' Patron
Mexican · Logan Square
Food 4.5 · Decor 3.1 · Service 3.8

"Fresh ingredients" including "tender" meats go into "amazing" tacos and other "well-executed" Mexican fare at this "real-deal” Logan Square joint; the “no-frills" , cash-only setup is "always packed" and seating can be "tricky" , but a back patio helps, plus BYOB adds value.