Enjoy any of these local restaurants before or after an ESO concert! We highly recommend these options.
For complete information on dining in Elgin, please visit the Elgin Area Visitors and Convention Bureau’s website or the Downtown Neighborhood Association’s website!
1725 N State St
Alexander’s was named after our great hero, Alexander The Great, from Macedonia, Northern Greece, where we are from. Our specialties include our fantastic baby back ribs that fall off the bone, charbroiled steaks & juicy prime rib that melt in your mouth, & a wide variety of glorious burgers.
43 Du Page CT
You would not expect your soup choice to be Brazil de Cacao or Vegetable Creole at the local malt shop, but then again Al’s isn’t your run of the mill eatery. Al’s Café and Creamery provides its customers with comfort food alongside more innovative dishes that are sure to delight your pallet. Each dish is made from scratch, and tastes better than even Mom’s homemade dinners.
309 Meier Street
East Dundee, Illinois 60118
(847) 426-7710 Walk-ins Welcomed. Reservations Recommended.
The Anvil Club has long been known for exquisite symphony dining. Whether before or after the performance, our craft cocktails, USDA Prime steaks, and fresh seafood will complete your perfect evening. We are especially excited to announce that The Anvil Club is open to the fine-dining public. Now every symphony goer can enjoy this Fox Valley classic. The Club will accept ESO ticket stubs on any night for complementary desserts with your dinner! Visit our website www.theanvilclub.net for details about our menu, dress code, special events, and making reservations for a night to remember!
495 Airport Road
Elgin, IL 60120
The story of our Legendary Irish Hospitality began over 38 years ago and continues today with new chapters that reflect Bennigan’s history while introducing a reinvented brand. We are redefining casual dining with chef-driven food, innovative drinks and memorable dining experiences for every guest, every meal, every day.
Grand Victoria Casino
250 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(888) 508-1900 Reservations Recommended
Award-winning Buckinghams Steakhouse and Lounge is fine dining at its very best. Sip on a signature cocktail in the lounge before enjoying a hand-chosen menu of exquisitely prepared beef, poultry, lamb, and seafood dishes, premier wines, and decadent desserts in our elegant dining room. It all makes Buckinghams the perfect ingredient in your special night out.
231 Douglas Ave
In 1968 Danny and Sandy Dalton decided to live their dream, and opened their first pizza restaurant, and they have been in the pizza business ever since. The first “Danny’s Pizza” was opened on the North side of Chicago. At that time they began the family tradition of serving a delicious pizza made using special ingredients and from their own family recipes. Open daily from 11:00am to midnight, and until 2:00am on Friday and Saturday.
219 E. Chicago Street
A great place to eat before or after the concert. The menu has something for everyone, from steaks, stuffed chops and fresh fish, to awesome salads, the best burgers in town, delicious soups and sandwiches. Located just a few blocks from the Hemmens, the Elgin Public House is warm and inviting, with a special focus on great service. Open for Lunch and Dinner, entrée prices range from $7.00 to $23.95
185 North Edison Ave.
Since 2005, we have been exceeding our guests’ satisfaction through the art of exceptional food and exceptional service, where you are always the guest! Whether dine-in, carry-out, or our catering service, we pledge to approach everything with honesty, integrity, professionalism, and your best interests at heart.
TOOM TOOM THAI
23 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
Great Thai Food by Thai People – Downtown Elgin’s newest Thai restaurant offers a cozy, yet elegant atmosphere with authentic Thai cuisine at affordable prices. Located just south of the Hemmens Theatre in downtown Elgin, Toom Toom Thai is open for lunch and dinner offering entrée prices ranging from $7.95 to $9.95.