Eat & Drink
The dining destinations of the Aurora Area are perfect for pairing with a night out at a show or simply to enjoy reconnecting with friends & family over a relaxing meal. Our listings are where you'll find a dish to match every taste, ranging from upscale gourmet and gastropubs to family-style restaurants and hidden gem diners. Browse by category or check out our collection of new restaurants in the Aurora Area to try this winter. To ensure the best experience, please call ahead or check in with Aurora Area restaurants prior to arrival, as reservations may be required. Curbside pick-up and delivery options will continue to be available at many eateries. Please follow public health guidelines as well as on-site dining area guidance.
Photo courtesy El Jefe - Leña y Mar.
The Aurora Area is home to some of Chicagoland's most celebrated craft breweries & gastropubs, where you can sip your way through seasonal meals at unique dining destinations
Breweries & Gastropubs
The Latin-American communities of the Aurora Area serve up some of the freshest and most authentic cuisine.
Smoked, rubbed, and served up with love, the barbecue restaurants of the Aurora Area are among best in the region
Take your taste buds on a tour of the world with the melting pot of flavors you can find in the Aurora Area
Gather around the table at family restaurants throughout the Aurora Area, where you'll be welcomed by friendly faces and find satisfying meals for your whole group
Nothing beats a great slice of pizza after a big day out on the town, and we've got every style to suit your taste, from Chicago to Naples and parts in between
From independent cafes where you can linger over a mug of house-roasted coffee to ice cream and candy shops where you can indulge your sweet tooth
Coffee, Tea & Sweet Treats
Check out our list of places to meet up with friends, catch the big game, enjoy live entertainment and a great meal in the Aurora Area
You've got your seats, now where to eat? Our "Dinner & A Show" dining guide provides the perfect pairing for your next night out.