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Nearby Restaurants

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
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 888-4146
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
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 742-1180
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.

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.

231 Douglas Ave
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 742-5400
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.

74 S Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(224) 227-7655

219 E. Chicago Street
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 468-8810
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.
Elgin, Illinois
(847) 888-9486
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.

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.

Grand Victoria Casino
250 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 531-PRIME (847-531-7746)
Bold. Beautiful. And oh so juicy. Prime BurgerHouse is a brand-new burger experience featuring the finest ingredients you’ll ever find between a bun. Cabernet reduction, poblano mayo, applewood smoked bacon, and dozens of other ingredients that’ll slap serious flavor across your face. Build your own meaty masterpiece or order one of their gourmet specialty burgers. Their chefs have reinvented old classics like the Surf & Turf burger and dreamed up fresh new tastes like the Prairie Fire Buffalo, while their bar serves up all sorts of tasty libations and conversations. Burgers range from $8.00 to $18.00.

Grand Victoria Casino
250 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 468-7000
Recently upgraded, the buffet features more choices than a multiline slot machine. From woodburning-oven pizza to Brazilian bouillabaisse, the buffet now offers some 150 choices at any one time.

23 S. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 531-8755
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.