8 Great Restaurants in Hoffman Estates, IL

Visiting friends or family out in the suburbs? Heading out of the city over the weekend? Leaving Chicago doesn’t mean leaving great food behind― you still have plenty of great restaurants in Hoffman Estates to enjoy! 

Lucky Monk

105 Hollywood Blvd, Barrington IL 60010

This “Burger, Pizzo & Beer Company” in South Barrington offers its own house brews in addition to a wide selection of other beers from around the world. Balance out your booze with a Margherita pizza or a Peppercorn Bleu burger and you’re all set.


The Assembly

2570 Hassell Rd, Hoffman Estates IL 60169


Summon your crew for a night at this American bar and cafe. Along with gourmet burgers, sandwiches, and an assortment of “house favorites,” customers can also partake of the extensive beer and wine menu at this restaurant in Hoffman Estates. 

Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai

1129 N Roselle Rd, Hoffman Estates IL 60169

With a culinary history tied closely to its origins in Japan, Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai’s ramen is characterized by a “flat, wide and hand-crumpled curly noodle” as well as a “clear but flavorful broth.” Start off with gyoza or a Ban Nai bun before you try the main event― a bowl of ramen.

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Apple Villa Pancakes

3101 Barrington Rd, Hoffman Estates IL 60192

For those of us who want the option to eat breakfast at all times, there’s Apple Villa. This traditional breakfast restaurant in Hoffman Estates, IL serves omelettes, skillets, pancakes, waffles, crepes, french toast, and more(!).

Daruma Restaurant

1823 W Golf Rd, Schaumburg IL 60194

This Japanese restaurant offers noodle dishes and other dinner entrees, but one particular attraction here is the sushi list. Bring your friends and order rolls or pieces à la carte to go with some sake.

Region Kitchen and Bar

718 W Northwest Hwy, Barrington IL 60010

Built on the expertise of longtime chef Dave Perlick, Region’s goal is “to exceed your gastronomic expectations every visit.” With a variety of small plates (like lobster mac n cheese) and large plates (including the Kansas beef short rib), Region is always ready to bring something surprising to the table.


830 N Roselle Rd, Hoffman Estates IL 60169

Describing itself as “Greek food with a kick,” QP serves ribs and chops “the Greek way,” as well as a bevy of starters and “QP Greek Secrets”― a section of its menu which includes spinach pie, baked Greek meatballs, and more.

Go Goo Ma

1606 W Algonquin Rd, Hoffman Estates IL 60192

Go Goo Ma is a Korean restaurant in Hoffman Estates that not only serves authentic Korean food, but also has pictures of its dishes on the wall for the new and uninitiated diner. Favorite meals of Go Goo Ma customers have included the Kimchi Jjigae and Chicken Dole-Sote Bibimbap. 

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