Summary

Boka in Chicago, IL is an award-winning restaurant that has been featured on the TV shows Best Thing I Ever Ate and The Best Thing I Ate. It serves modern American cuisine with global influences, and is known for its creative and delicious dishes.

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Cuisines & Features

  • Traditional American
  • New American
  • Romantic Dining
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Online Reservations
  • Bar Scene
  • Notable Wine List
  • Theater District Dining

Nearby Restaurants

Alinea

Alinea

Chicago,IL $$$$
Best Thing I Ever Ate
77.5
TVFScore

Ted Allen - Hot Potato Cold Potato

Traditional American

Franks ‘N' Dawgs

Franks ‘N' Dawgs

Chicago,IL $
Closed
Meat And Potatoes +1
84.7
TVFScore

The Foss Hog, a pork link topped with smoky bacon, a fried egg, and a slathering of maple mayo

Hot Dogs Fast Food

Air Date: 09-24-2010
Butcher & The Burger

Butcher & The Burger

Chicago,IL $$
Food Paradise
58.0
TVFScore

Build your own unique burger

American Burgers

Air Date: 11-21-2012
Fairways

Fairways

Chicago,IL
Best Bars in America
6.1
TVFScore

Sophisticated, multi-roomed sports bar with craft beers, a seasonal American menu & golf simulators.

Air Date: 06-03-2015
Old Town Ale House

Old Town Ale House

Chicago,IL $
Best Bars in America
50.0
TVFScore

Legendary comedic hangout across the street from second city

Air Date: 05-20-2015
Jetro/Restaurant Depot

Jetro/Restaurant Depot

Chicago,IL
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
81.6
TVFScore

Jetro/Restaurant Depot in Chicago, IL is a wholesale warehouse that sells restaurant-grade food, supplies and equipment to ...

Air Date: 08-03-2009
Vanille Patisserie

Vanille Patisserie

Chicago,IL $$
Unique Sweets
49.4
TVFScore

French pastry shop that creates artful baked goods, calling on classic European traditions, but incorporating modern flavors ...

Air Date: 06-26-2011
Woodie's Flat

Woodie's Flat

Chicago,IL $$
Food Paradise +1
38.2
TVFScore

Dive Bar Fries

Air Date: 11-05-2017
Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company

Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company

Chicago,IL $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +1
97.0
TVFScore

Marc Murphy - Pizza Pot Pie

Italian Pizza

The Butcher & Larder

The Butcher & Larder

Chicago,IL
Best Bars in America
41.6
TVFScore

Cities first whole animal butcher shop

Air Date: 05-13-2015
Sweet Mandy B's

Sweet Mandy B's

Chicago,IL $$
Unique Sweets
64.8
TVFScore

epitome of childhood nostalgia with its kid-friendly atmosphere and old-fashioned sweets.

Bakery American Cafe

Air Date: 05-29-2011
Floriole Cafe & Bakery

Floriole Cafe & Bakery

Chicago,IL $$
Unique Sweets
43.6
TVFScore

handmade pastries prominently featuring the freshest fruit at this bakery focusing on local, seasonal, and fresh ingredients ...

Sandwiches Bakery Cafe

Air Date: 07-31-2011
Chicago's Dog House

Chicago's Dog House

Chicago,IL $
Outrageous Food +1
78.9
TVFScore

a hot dog joint that redefines this classic with an alligator corn dog for the truly adventurous type.

Hot Dogs

Air Date: 11-05-2010
L2O

L2O

Chicago,IL $$$$
Closed
No Reservations
42.5
TVFScore

Tony, Louisa Chu and fellow chef Eric Ripert experience some Chicago fine dining at L2O, a seafood wonderland owned and run b...

Italian Seafood

Air Date: 02-02-2009
The Meatloaf Bakery

The Meatloaf Bakery

Chicago,IL $
Closed
Food Paradise +1
52.6
TVFScore

Mini meatloafs.

Traditional American Vegetarian

Air Date: 12-19-2012
Pequod's Pizza

Pequod's Pizza

Chicago,IL $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +3
92.0
TVFScore

Best Deep Pizza - Pan Deep Dish Pizza

Italian New American Pizza

Air Date: 01-05-2015
Kingston Mines

Kingston Mines

Chicago,IL $$
Feed the Beast
52.0
TVFScore

Blues club with a great ribs joint.

Southern American Diner

Air Date: 03-20-2013
The Goddess and Grocer

The Goddess and Grocer

Chicago,IL $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate
8.1
TVFScore

Jeff Mauro Goddess Rainbow Cake

Air Date: 01-12-2020
Del Seoul

Del Seoul

Chicago,IL $
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
26.5
TVFScore

a modern Korean joint spices up wings and puts a unique twist on poutine.

Air Date: 08-31-2018

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Katz's Delicatessen

Katz's Delicatessen

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Best Thing I Ever Ate +7
100.0
TVFScore

Michael Psilakis - Knoblewurst

Traditional American Eclectic & International Hot Dogs

Air Date: 11-29-2010
Cafe Du Monde French Market

Cafe Du Monde French Market

New Orleans,LA $
Delicious Destinations +2
100.0
TVFScore

At Café du Monde, you’ll find near-perfect New Orleans doughnuts topped with powdered sugar, called beignets. But don’t ...

Air Date: 03-02-2015
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

Chicago,IL $$
You Gotta Eat Here +6
100.0
TVFScore

the oldest family name in deep-dish pizza. Layer after layer of cheese, meat, veggies and sauce, bake on a delicate, buttery ...

Italian Pizza

Air Date: 07-04-2014
Chaps Pit Beef

Chaps Pit Beef

Baltimore,MD $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +4
99.9
TVFScore

Guy Fieri - Chaps Submarine

Air Date: 06-01-2008
Gino's East

Gino's East

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United States of Bacon +3
99.9
TVFScore

He feasts his eyes on a mammoth deep-dish pizza overflowing with meat and, of course, tons of bacon.

Italian Pizza

Air Date: 12-30-2012
Tony Luke's

Tony Luke's

Philadelphia,PA $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +6
99.9
TVFScore

Marc Summers - Cheesesteak

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Primanti Bros.

Primanti Bros.

Pittsburgh,PA $
Bizarre Foods America +5
99.9
TVFScore

Located in the Strip District, Primanti Brothers is a legendary fast-food joint known for its sandwiches, always topped with ...

Traditional American

Air Date: 11-11-2013
Al's Beef

Al's Beef

Chicago,IL $
Food Wars +4
99.9
TVFScore

Camille visits Al's Italian beef -- a Chicago staple for 70 years -- to learn about the restaurant, its history and to experi...

Italian Steakhouse Fast Food

Air Date: 03-09-2010
Pat's King of Steaks

Pat's King of Steaks

Philadelphia,PA $$
Food Feuds +2
99.9
TVFScore

Cheesesteak Feud - Winner!

Steakhouse Soups Cheesesteak

Air Date: 10-10-2010
The Varsity

The Varsity

Atlanta,GA
Food Paradise
99.8
TVFScore

The Varsity in Atlanta, GA is an iconic fast-food restaurant that has been featured on popular TV shows like Food Paradise. ...

Traditional American Hamburgers Hot Dogs

Pappy's Smokehouse

Pappy's Smokehouse

St. Louis,MO $$
Food Feuds +2
99.8
TVFScore

Ribs Food Feud.

Air Date: 11-18-2010
Mother's Restaurant

Mother's Restaurant

New Orleans,LA $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +2
99.8
TVFScore

Sunny Anderson - Bread Pudding

Traditional American Cajun & Creole

Acme Oyster House

Acme Oyster House

New Orleans,LA $$
Man vs Food +1
99.8
TVFScore

This episode's challenge was to finish 15 dozen oysters at Acme Oyster House and join the "15 Dozen Club". Adam succeeded in ...

Seafood Cajun & Creole

Air Date: 01-28-2009
Geno's Steaks

Geno's Steaks

Philadelphia,PA $$
Food Feuds +1
99.8
TVFScore

Cheesesteak feud - loser.

Steakhouse Soups Traditional American

Air Date: 10-10-2010
Kuma's Corner

Kuma's Corner

Chicago,IL $$
Best Thing I Ever Ate +5
99.8
TVFScore

Adam Gertler - Plague Bringer Burger

Traditional American Hamburgers

Air Date: 11-29-2010
Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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Kansas City,KS $$
Man vs Food +4
99.8
TVFScore

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Sandwiches Cafe Catering

Air Date: 08-11-2010
Melt Bar and Grilled

Melt Bar and Grilled

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Best Thing I Ever Ate +3
99.7
TVFScore

Anne Thornton - The Godfather

Traditional American Vegetarian Sandwiches

Air Date: 09-26-2011
Philippe The Original

Philippe The Original

Los Angeles,CA $
Best Thing I Ever Ate +3
99.7
TVFScore

Wolfgang Puck - French Dipped Sandwiches

Soups French Traditional American

Air Date: 09-27-2010
Voodoo Doughnut

Voodoo Doughnut

Portland,OR $
Best Bars in America +4
99.7
TVFScore

Great place to end a bar crawl

Vegetarian Bakery Ice Cream

Air Date: 06-25-2014
Hash House A Go Go

Hash House A Go Go

Las Vegas,NV $$
Man vs Food +1
99.7
TVFScore

Fried Chicken Eggs Benedict

Traditional American New American

Air Date: 08-12-2009