Looking to escape the big city for a fun day out? Consider Schaumburg for your next adventure!
The Woodfield Mall offers plenty of shopping and the nearby Legoland Discovery Center features a 4D cinema and kids’ rides. Or if you’re in need of some fresh air, check out the paved trails along a chain of connected pools at the Ned Brown Preserve. After a full day of exploring, you’ll likely work up an appetite. Here are some of the top restaurants in the area!
22 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Craving Japanese food? Then check out this low-key spot with heaping bowls of ramen noodles and other Japanese dishes. Torizen is a “ramen/izakaya” style restaurant and the only place in Illinois specializing in Sapporo-style ramen noodle soup.
2. Kuma’s Corner
1570 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Calling all heavy metal fans! This rock ‘n roll restaurant offers a wraparound bar and patio for massive burgers piled with toppings. Try the Lair of the Minotaur while GWAR videos on the big screen. It’s ~an experience~ everyone should try.
3. Westwood Tavern
1385 N Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Westwood’s menu is simply American cooking done right. Everything on their menu is made from scratch including their fresh ground burgers and corn tortillas. Plus you’ll love their beautiful outdoor bar with two fireplaces to relax on those perfect Spring days.
4. Fat Rosie’s Taco & Tequila Bar
870 N Meacham, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Love tacos and tequila? Who doesn’t! Fun fact: this restaurant is named after a beloved ass. On a trip to Mexico, Chef Scott Harris met an Agave farmer with a donkey called Fat Rosie. After many shots of tequila, Scott made a promise to name his restaurant after Rosie. And the rest is history.
5. City Works
1850 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Need a place to chow down near Woodfield Mall? City Works is an ‘eatery and pour house’ style restaurant, with a focus on traditional American food, a massive selection of drinks, and a fun atmosphere. Their ‘pour house’ offers 90 draft handles, as well as 8 wines on draft. Come hungry…and thirsty.
6. Phat Phat
17 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Dim sum, clay pots, dumplings, and Taiwanese ice are just a few of the items you’ll find in this modern, minimal setting. Not sure where to start? Try the Taste of Phat Phat’s Favorites for $9.75 which includes their most popular items: Cha Siew Pao, Siew Mai, Har Gao, and Spring rolls.
7. Seasons 52
1770 E. Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
If you’re feeling a little more fancy, try Seasons 52. Their seasonal menus feature ingredients at peak freshness, oak-fire grilled or brick oven roasted (without a fryer in sight) to be more flavorful and naturally lighter. Sip back and relax with a glass of wine or two.
8. Pilot Pete’s
905 West Irving Park Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193
Let your hunger take flight! This laid back, airplane-themed eatery offers runway views, a full bar, and a menu of American comfort foods. You’ll be on cloud nine.
To read more, please see the full blog written by Urban Matter here: https://urbanmatter.com/chicago/8-best-restaurants-you-must-try-on-a-visit-to-schaumburg/