DINING

Dining & Restaurants in Downtown Joliet

Joliet is home to a wide variety of culinary opportunities. From bar & grills, fine dining, Mexican, or fast food— downtown Joliet has the eateries that fit your culinary style. Browse through our directory of Joliet restaurants below.


  • The Blue Taco

    10614318_1460092517585796_7178171189445016782_nThe Blue Taco
    79 N. Chicago St.
    815-514-1139
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    The Blue Taco offers a wide variety of tacos, quesadillas, and burritos and uses a unique recipe for blue corn tacos and tortillas. Stop in and experience authentic Mexican cuisine!

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Catrinas Mex

    Catrinas Mex
    20 W. Jackson St.
    815-714-2101
    Website | Facebook

    The best Mexican restaurant in Downtown Joliet! You might know chips and salsa as a snack you enjoy while watching TV with friends. Salsa, meaning “sauce” in Spanish, plays a bigger part in Mexican cuisine than just a dip. Not every salsa is spicy. They help enhance the flavors of the meat in tacos. That’s why no taco is complete without a little salsa on top. Stop in and try our authentic homemade salsas!

  • Chicago St. Pub

    Chicago Street PubChicago St. Pub
    75 N. Chicago St.
    815-727-7171
    Website | Facebook

    Downtown Joliet’s premier irish pub, the downtown establishment has been a staple for drinking and dining in the area for many years. Chicago St. is also host to a monthly open mic night, traditional Irish music every Monday and is known for quality music entertainment from local area musicians throughout the month. Open for lunch and dinner.

    Visit the Chicago St. website for an entertainment schedule or to view their menu options.

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
    Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
    Saturday from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
    Closed Sunday.

  • Chévere Latin Café

    Chévere Latin Café
    81 N. Chicago St.
    (815) 582-4353
    Website | Facebook

    Find yourself in delightful dining, right in the heart of Joliet on Route 66. Chévere Latin Café offers a myriad of delicious dishes, especially Venezuelan favorites!

    HOURS
    Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Thursday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Chicken & Spice

    Chicken-SpiceChicken-n-Spice
    251 N. Chicago St.
    815-727-1100
    Website | Facebook

    Chicken-n-Spice serves up big, meaty chunks of juicy chicken breasts, cooked just right!  If you like a touch of Cajun, you’ll find a great sampling here.  We also specialize in big orders for banquets, parties and other large gatherings.

    Visit the Chicken-n-Spice website or call us today for more information.

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • CUT 158 Chophouse

    CUT 158 Chophouse
    158 N. Chicago St.
    815-409-7411
    Website | Facebook

    Established 2019 with a bold vision – to embody the rich tradition of the classic American steakhouse. We keep this tradition alive, but with a modern, sleek twist, bringing you an unparalleled experience every time you dine. Top quality meats grilled to perfection, delivering the most amazing flavors.

    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00AM – 11:00PM
    Friday: 11:00AM – 12:00AM
    Saturday: 04:00PM – 12:00AM
    Sunday: 12:00PM – 09:00PM

  • DeWitt's Gourmet

    DeWitt’s Gourmet
    20 E. Cass St.
    (815) 280-5280
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    Home made cookies & home made ice cream!
    Chocolate Chip/Pecan Choc Chip/White Choc Macadamia/Oatmeal Raisin/Butter/Peanut Butter.

    Open Monday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Gji's Sweet Shoppe

    gijisGji’s Sweet Shoppe
    81 N. Chicago St.
    815-727-1500

    Downtown Joliet Historical District Old Fashioned Sweet Shoppe…
    Specializing in Gourmet Popcorn, Nostalgic Candies, and Ice Cream Fantasies

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Thursday- 11 am to 6 pm
    Special Events – Open until 8 pm
    Friday – 11 am to 7 pm
    Special Events – Open until 8 pm
    Saturday – 12 pm to 6 pm
    Sunday- Open for Special Events Only

  • Harrah's Joliet Casino

    HarrahsHarrah’s Casino
    151 N. Joliet St.
    815-740-7800
    Website | Facebook

    Can’t you hear it? It is the sound of another big winner at Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel. Located along the Des Plaines river in picturesque downtown Joliet, Harrah’s Joliet offers the hottest new slots, thrilling table game action, award-winning restaurants and the best customer service around!
    For the best in dining, you gotta get to Harrah’s Joliet.

    The Reserve Steakhouse
    Sink your teeth into something special at The Reserve, the Harrah’s Joliet fine dining restaurant where steakhouse burgers and meatloaf stand alongside pasta dishes and traditional steak and seafood entrées.

    The Reserve is open:
    Wednesday: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Thursday: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Friday: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Saturday: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    Sunday: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Reservations are available by calling 815-774-2624.

    Flavors the Buffet

    Flavors the Buffet in Joliet offers a wide variety of cuisine including BBQ, house-made pizza, and build your own stir-fry.

    Choose from forty feet of scrumptious desserts, featuring our wheel of cupcakes and many more sweet treats.

    Flavors the Buffet brings a fun and lively dining experience to Harrah’s Joliet. Flavors the Buffet also offers a 10% to all police officers, firefighters, EMTs and their parties when they present their ID.

    Saturday Wine & Dine – On Saturdays, enjoy dinner for two and a bottle of wine for just $60.

    BRUNCH
    Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    LUNCH
    Monday, Thursday–Saturday: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    DINNER
    Monday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Thursday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Friday: 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 4 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 4:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.

    Cross Street Grill

    The newest restaurant at Harrah’s Joliet is bringing back some of your favorite items from Ace’s Diner plus so much more. Cross Street Grill’s expanded menu includes everything from Burgers and Sandwiches to Tacos and full Entrées. Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, the new layout allows you to place orders from both on and off the casino floor. Come try some mouthwatering food you are sure to love!

    Cross Street Grill is an authorized purveyor of Starbucks® coffee. Get a fresh cup of Coffee just the way you like it! With a tremendous menu of drinks to choose from there is something for everyone to enjoy! Espressos, Lattes and specialty drinks available!

    Hours:
    Friday – Sunday: 7 a.m. – 4 a.m.
    Monday – Thursday: 7 a.m. – 3 a.m.

  • Jitters Coffeehouse

    JittersJitters Coffeehouse
    178 N. Chicago St.
    815-740-0048
    Website | Facebook


    Pick up your morning cup of Joe to go, or relax over Espresso served with delicious homemade pastry, bagels or sweet muffins.  All are specialties at Jitters, downtown Joliet’s appropriately-named coffeehouse, deli and pastry shop.  Of course, you can enjoy soothing decaf versions of your favorite beverages too. Quick lunches at affordable prices are another reason to visit Jitters.

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Closed Sundays.

  • Joliet Route 66 Diner

    Joliet-route-66-dinerThe Joliet Route 66 Diner
    22 W. Clinton St.
    815-723-3865

    Soup, salad, sandwiches and the special of the day are all on the menu at Joliet Route 66 Diner.

    Open for breakfast and lunch in City Center.

  • Juliet's Tavern

    juliets-150x150Juliet’s Tavern
    205 N. Chicago St. 
815-630-5654
    Website | Facebook

    The building at 205 N. Chicago Street in Joliet, formerly “The Department” reopened this Fall as “Juliet’s” – an Italian inspired restaurant and sports bar. Chicago restaurateur, Will County native, and attorney, Carmen Rossi opened Juliet’s as a new concept that embraces and celebrates the rich history of the building.

    Hours of Operation:
    Tuesday & Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
    Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
    Friday & Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m.
    Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

  • Puerto Escondido

    puertoescondidio-300x226Puerto Escondido
    509 N. Chicago St.
    815-727-5150
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    Visit Puerto Escondido for quality food items for a great price and prompt friendly service that will have you coming back for more! This authentic Mexican restaurant has a variety of fresh menu items that will be sure to make your mouth water.

  • Niko's Pizzeria

    NikosPizzaNiko’s Pizzeria
    20 Ohio St.
    815-722-8800
    Website | Facebook

    Niko’s Pizzeria has been serving since 2003. Stop on in for some of the most fresh pizza in Joliet! Niko’s is dedicated to making each and everyone one of their customers receives quality treatment and service. Delivery is also available.

    Having a party!? Niko’s Caters! From pizza to mouthwatering italian beef sandwhiches, you won’t regret choosing Niko’s!

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

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