Chicago's Best-Value Hometown Classics


Chicago is steeped in iconic joints turning out affordable eats. Here's our list of the best-value hometown classics in the city for $25 and under.

Food26 Decor19 Service22 Cost$20
Mr Beef On Orleans

Sandwich Shop • River North

Food26 Decor8 Service18 Cost$11
Manny's Coffee Shop & ...

UIC/Near West Side

Food25 Decor12 Service19 Cost$17
Al's Beef

Sandwich Shop • Little Italy/University Village

Food23 Decor13 Service19 Cost$12
Superdawg Drive-In

Hot Dog • Norwood Park

Food23 Decor20 Service21 Cost$11