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Revival Food Hall: The One Stop Shop for All of Chicago's Favorite Food

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Revival Food Hall might be Chicago's most underrated eatery. This might come as a shock to many as Revival Food Hall is essentially just a big food court in the middle of Chicago. When you are thinking of places to eat, a food court is probably last in your mind unless you are stuck in a mall or there are no other options. It is most likely because of this that Revival Food Hall has managed to slip under the radar of many and for so long.

In actuality, Revival Food Hall has a massive, industrial-chic interior design housing many of Chicago's favorite eateries from across the city all condensed into one location. The food hall was created with the idea of "all-local dining" and is owned and maintained by Chicago hospitality collective 16" On Center. The huge marketplace is located right in the middle of the central business district of Chicago. It was built mainly to cater to busy businessmen during their lunch hours providing them some of their favorite meals without going an hour out of their way.

Revival Food Hall is a must visit for any Chicago foodies. Visit while you are hungry as you will want to try out more than one food stall!

Here is the list of vendors located at Revival Food Hall:

Aloha Poke Co.

Aloha Poke Co. is one of Chicago's classic poke restaurants which has a casual atmosphere and offers a quick fix for any poke cravings.

Art of Dosa

Art of Dosa serves dosa as well as various other Indian comfort foods. For those that are unfamiliar, dosa is basically just a thin pancake that is created from a fermented lentil and rice batter.

Bianca's Burgers

Bianca's Burgers is one of Chicago's favorite burger joints and is a very traditional take on the diner style burger. They also serve various other items such as the popular Philly Cheesesteak.

Boonie Foods

Boonie Foods is a culmination of Filipino-American Cuisine and was created by Chef Joseph Fontelera just last year. They specialize in Silog which is the Filipino dish with garlic fried rice and egg.

Brown Bag Seafood Co.

Brown Bag Seafood Co. is a quick stop for anyone looking for a fresh and sustainable seafood. They offer different choices such as grilled salmon or crispy cod and are a value alternative to many other expensive alternatives.

The Budlong Hot Chicken

The Budlong Hot Chicken is actually new to the Chicago restuarant scene but has nonetheless captured the hearts of many hot chicken lovers for their perfectly fried Nashville hot chicken.

City Press Juice & Bottle

City Press Juice & Bottle serves wonderful juice cocktails that are sourced from whole foods and high quality ingredients with a high priority set on health and sustainability for the Earth.

Curbside Books & Records

Although not serving food, Curbside Books & Records has a wide assortment of independent literature and shows their support to many local musicians and is striving to improve the literary community around the South Loop of Chicago.


Danke serves their exquisite house-made charcuteries and innovative cheeses on their in house freshly baked baguettes.

Farmer's Fridge

Farmer's Fridge aims to serve healthy, scrumptious food that boasts a strong veggie-forward menu. Their items include various breakfast bowls, salads, and snacks.

The Fat Shallot

The Fat Shallot serves sandwiches done right and has quickly become a favorite to locals and was named the best food truck in all of Chicago in 2017.

Hamburger Stan

Hamburger Stan, as the name implies, serves an absolutely phenomenal griddle burger. They also have other options such as chicken sandwiches and a few vegetarian options.

Hot Chocolate Bakery

Hot Chocolate Bakery is run by Mindy Segal who won the James Beard Award. Here she offers an amazing assortment of savory and sweet desserts based off of the ingredients she finds seasonally and locally.

Lashuk Street Food

Lashuk Street Food is owned by Yosi and Aviva Alhadif who both have a love for Israeli street culture and the food they serve here reflects that. They serve wonderful homemade hummus, pita, and various other Israeli dishes here.

Lito's Empanadas

Lito's Empanadas has empanadas that are truly second to none. The Chef and owner, Ernesto have truly created a product that is without a doubt known as the tastiest empanada in Chicago.


Minahasa serves Indonesian cuisine with a curated menu full of the mouth watering creations of Chef John and Mama Betty.

Revival Café-Bar

The Revival Café-Bar serves artisinal cofee as well as a large selection of contemporary and traditional cocktails.

Smoque BBQ

Smoque BBQ has almost a cult like following with Chicago locals always coming back for the smoked meats here. Normally located quite a distance from downtown Chicago, Revival Food Hall has made Smoque much more accessible for many of Chicago's downtown residents.

You can find Revival Food Hall located here: 125 S Clark St, Chicago, IL 60603

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