Downtown Champaign Restaurants
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Offers a variety of wonderful Edible Art: Sexy toast, sandwiches and organic espresso and coffee. View menu
bacaro's menu features thoughtful combinations of seasonal, local produce, cheeses, meats, poultry, eggs, and polenta. Truly a fine dining experience. View menu
Big Grove Tavern
Offering the very best in fresh Farm-to-Table New American Cuisine with a wide selection of house cocktails, Midwestern craft beers and carefully curated wines. View menu
Boltini Lounge is the quintessential cocktail lounge of the Champaign-Urbana community, offering a great selection of liquor, food, entertainment and fun. View menu
Consistently voted that best cafe in the area, Cafe Kopi offers gourmet coffees, a full cappuccino bar, and a wide selection of loose teas. View menu
Known for their expansive outdoor seating and live entertainment, Cowboy Monkey offers southwestern cuisine with a large selection of beer, wine and mixed drinks. View menu
Cream & Flutter
Cream & Flutter inspires handcrafted artisan pastries and confections with unique elements of design and community engagement. View menu
Destihl Brew Works
DESTIHL® is a gastrobrewpubTM which creatively combines and reinvents craft beer and full-flavored dishes from America's melting pot using many local ingredients and both modern and traditional techniques. View menu
Dublin O’Neil’s is here to tell the tale of hearty fare, warm conversation, and full flavored brews that make up the Irish tradition. Any more authentic and you’d swear you’re on the Emerald Isle! View menu
A mainstay in downtown Champaign, the Esquire Lounge is where locals go to spend time with friends, relax in the outdoor patio, and enjoy burgers, sandwiches, pizza and a wide selection of beers and mixed drinks. View menu
Head chef, Obdulio, took over a deserted garage in 2007 and transformed it into Escober's with the intention of providing South American delights to the CU community. View menu
Farren’s Pub and Eatery
A hidden gem in Downtown Champaign, Farren's is a low-key pub that boasts signature burgers and an extensive list of micro-brews. View menu
Guido’s Bar & Grill
Offering a lively outdoor patio, a wide selection of martinis, brews and mixed drinks along with a broad menu, Guido’s is a popular hot spot in Downtown Champaign.
Jupiter’s Pizza & Billiards
A great selection of specialty pizzas and grinders await at Jupiter’s. With plenty of billiards tables, this is an ideal hangout! View menu
KoFusion proudly serve natural meats, wild caught seafood and local produce. Our menu features both signature sushi and a unique blend of contemporary American and Asian cuisine. View menu
Merry Ann’s Diner
Open around the clock, Merry Ann’s Diner is the quintessential diner in Champaign. With a location downtown and one near Assembly Hall, you may find yourself here for breakfast any time of day!
Nitaya is a small family owned restaurant that serves authentic Thai dishes made with fresh homemade sauces. While providing delicious Thai dishes, the restaurant also boasts an incredible Thai atmosphere.
Pekara boasts a very relaxed atmosphere with Serbian artwork, hanging lights and modern music. If you're looking for a cafe to grab a latte and enjoy a slice of cake, Pekara will not disappoint you. View menu
Delicious savory soft meats, crispy tantalizing appetizers, steamy mouthwatering vegetables, hot beds of rice, fine wines, boutique beers and whiskeys are the classic comforts of Peking Garden--a 200 seat restaurant offering delicious Mandarin/Szechuan Cuisine. View menu
Radio Maria offers food that is creative, combining the familiar and unfamiliar, fearlessly taking you a step into spiciness or other realms. A non-chain in historic downtown Champaign with wonderful food and great personality. View menu
Seven Saints offers a unique atmosphere for indulging in a variety of sliders, sandwiches, soups and salads. They’re also known for their impressive scotch and whiskey selection. View menu
Offering fresh sushi for lunch and dinner!
With over 100 Tequilas, including several house-infused, gluten-free corn tortillas, a variety of tasty tacos, salsas, your choice of guacamole, a stylish interior which boasts a cozy, sophisticated vibe, you are guaranteed to enjoy a fabulous night out in downtown Champaign. View menu