Oak Park restaurants

Mediterranean in Oak Park

Citrine Cafe

This Serbian–American venture offers a lovely, dimly lit bar and restaurant serving a melange of Mediterranean and Balkan-influenced fare. The beet and feta salad (red and golden beets, oranges, pistachios, arugula,…
Deli in Oak Park


This independent butcher sources its meat and dairy from local farms in Fairbury, IL, and makes damn sure you feel welcome when you step through the door. Co-owner Brad is the kind of guy you want to have a dozen be…
Bakery in Oak Park

Split Milk

This tiny Hemingway District bakery does 'murderous pies' (according to one local; yes, he meant that positively!) but if you're not in the market for a whole pie, the oversized cookies are stop-you-in-your-tracks g…
French in Oak Park

Hemmingway's Bistro

Fork in to all the French classics – coq au vin, caussoulet, bouillabaisse – at this cozy little bistro across from the Ernest Hemingway Museum. If nothing else, drop in and sit at the bar for a glass of wine.