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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Casino
“Not the best on prices for tables and slots, but a good spot to get late night drinks and food (and good for people watching)! Cube is the nightclub attached to the casino and is usually bumping on the weekends, but personally not my style. The spot can be fun if you are going with an accomplice or a group of friends. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Stadium
“Watch a Chicago Wolves hockey game or see any of a number of shows and concerts.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Water Park
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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  • 1 local recommends
Sports Bar
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“This is a great bar. You can consider it a family place too because of the food. In the summer outdoor sitting and bags.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“Family owned and staffed by local high school students, this old general store is an absolute gem. Terrific ice cream and shakes and a great atmosphere especially in the summer.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a piece of history. It is perfect for a traditional breakfast. It serves lunch and dinner too.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This is a family operated restaurant with a lot of great specials. It is a good value for a nice restaurant.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
“The Library is the center of Downtown Des Plaines. It is a very nice library.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“This is a great bar. You can consider it a family place too because of the food. In the summer outdoor sitting and bags.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place is a piece of history. It is perfect for a traditional breakfast. It serves lunch and dinner too.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“This is a family operated restaurant with a lot of great specials. It is a good value for a nice restaurant.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is great place for kid's. At lunch time it is ver busy, Bid kids can go at dinner time for a very taste hamburger, which will still be brought by the train.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Fun little breakfast place with good food, good prices, and a very friendly service staff.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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