Tucked away in the bustling heart of Chicago, a city famed for its culinary giants, lies a comfort food quest like no other: the search for the city's best mac and cheese. This isn't just any quest; it's a cheesy odyssey through layers of elbow pasta swathed in the most velvety, rich sauces known to mankind. Imagine a dish so comforting, it could easily give the iconic Chicago hot dog a run for its money. We've braved the cheesy depths of mom-and-pop diners, hipster hangouts, and even the swankiest of restaurants to unearth the mac and cheese that's not just food, but a warm, cheesy embrace on a cold Chicago day. So, whether you're a local foodie with a penchant for pasta or a visitor looking to indulge in the city's cheesiest delights, buckle up. We're on a mission to discover that golden, breadcrumb-topped, oven-baked masterpiece that might just have you whispering sweet nothings to a casserole dish. Welcome to Chicago's ultimate mac and cheese adventure—where every bite is a cheesy slice of heaven.

Blackwood BBQ

Bub City

Burger Bar Chicago

Cheesie's Pub & Grub

Chicago Q

Emerald Loop Bar & Grill


Gayle V's Best Ever Grilled Cheese

Joey G's Mac n Cheese

Kuma's Corner

Lady Gregory's Irish Bar & Restaurant

RPM Steak

Top This Mac and Cheese

Did we miss any Chicago mac and cheese favorites?