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If you’re an adventurous foodie like me, you crave going to new restaurants to try their specialty plates! In this Just Eat Up guide, we’ll review fresh places to eat so you don’t have to risk an unimpressed venture. For those wondering if we actually go to the restaurants featured in this article, yes, we do. It’s our pleasure to report back to our audience regarding knowing all the information about a new place and its menu. 

Of course, depending on whether you like certain cuisines over others, you may skip a few of our recommendations. No worries; we are confident you’ll fall in love with any establishments we included in this guide. Please contact us if you found a new restaurant near Northwest Illinois suburbs and the Chicagoland area! 

We’ve included addresses and phone numbers for guests to request availability and get any questions answered.

Villa Perk Coffee Co.

Residing in the heart of Villa Park, near the Illinois Prairie Path, Villa Perk opened its doors to cafe lovers. They offer a variety of coffee roasts, and the friendly environment makes the Villa Perk a great place to study and work. The interior is decorated with modern lighting and chic furniture. My favorite thing about this new cafe in Villa Park is its pastries and lattes, specifically the vanilla option. 

Grab a cup of coffee at Villa Perk located at 217 S Villa Ave, Villa Park, IL.  

Villa Perk Coffee House interior in Villa Park, IL

Taco Maya 

Taco Maya offers a modern twist to traditional Mexican food in Downers Grove, IL. The relaxed-style restaurant features delicious burritos, tacos, and specialty cocktails. One thing that makes this place a popular new pick is its unique salsas. A growing number of restaurants are opening up by Taco Maya, but this location is inside the Butterfield Plaza. It’s worth noting that this Mexican restaurant has plenty of tasty vegetarian options.

Try Taco Maya today at 1400a Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL. Call the restaurant at 630-557-8588 for more information. 

Taco Maya restaurant interior in Downers Grove, IL

Lotus Banh Mi

A new Vietnamese restaurant opened in Oak Brook, IL, Lotus Banh Mi. This place will become an instant favorite, from pork noodle salads to delicious pho. The interior aesthetics include minimal design with the wall panels featuring pottery and pictures. Sandwiches are one of the most popular items on the menu, including Belly Classic, Sunny-Side Beef, and Ginger Chicken. 

Dine at Lotus Banh Mi today at 3041 Butterfield Rd #111, Oak Brook, IL. Call 630-891-3128 for availability and questions. 

Lotus Banh Mi interior restaurant in Oak Brook, IL

Five O Four Kitchen

Five 0 Four Kitchen is a unique culinary destination in Glen Ellyn, IL that combines American and international traditions to create a bold and unforgettable dining experience. They use only the finest ingredients, including cage-free eggs, organic produce, and sustainably raised meat and seafood. Everything is made in-house, including bread, pasta, burgers, and butchered protein sources.

Five O Four is located at 504 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn, IL. Call the restaurant by phone at 630-793-9834.

Five O Four Kitchen interior in Glen Ellyn, IL

Land Sea & Soul

Heading toward the southern suburbs, a new seafood restaurant opened its doors in Plainfield, IL. Their menu is extensive and has a lot of premium choices like Red Snapper and Groupers. Get a taste of land animals, too, via their fried chicken. The restaurant also is known for its macaroni and cheese. If you’re near this area, you must try Land Sea & Soul, which was outstanding!

Find Land Sea & Soul at 16108 S. Division St. Rte 59, Suite 110, Plainfield, IL. Call 815-782-4081 for any information on their food. 

Land Sea & Soul salmon fried fish in Plainfield, IL

Recently Opened Restaurants Near Me

Anyone visiting the city should find the opportunity to try out a new restaurant. Our guide for recently opened eateries will take you in the right direction. Find more details about popular food destinations in Chicago using our dining recommendations page

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