Say Goodbye to These Chicago Restaurants Closing in 2018

With new beginnings come heartfelt endings. This December, we’re saying goodbye to some of our favorite local restaurants, some for good and others in certain locations only.

In short, these are all the restaurants that closed in 2018.

  1. Tocco
  2. The Bagel
  3. Sabatino’s
  4. Roy’s Restaurant
  5. Dragon Inn North
  6. 24Karrots Juice Bar
  7. Mexique
  8. Tiny Lounge
  9. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
  10. Porkchop West Loop



Photo Credit: Tocco Instagram

1266 North Milwaukee Avenue


Tocco is closing after 10 years of Contemporary-style Italian cuisine with the intent to reopen in the suburban area.

The Bagel

Highland Baking Co
Highland Baking Co Instagram

4905 Old Orchard Shopping Center 


After over 30 years, this Jewish deli shop is closing its Old Orchard location. Luckily, there’s always their Broadway restaurant.




Sabatino's Restaurant
Photo Credit: Sabatino’s Instagram

4441 West Irving Park Road

This staple is closing after 40 years of serving classic Italian cuisine in the Old Irving Park area.



Roy’s Restaurant

Roy's Restaurant
Photo Credit: Roy’s Restaurant Facebook

720 North State Street


Located in River North, this seafood restaurant with a Hawaiian flare has closed.



Dragon Inn North

Photo Credit: Accidentalplan Instagram

1650 Waukegan Road

After over 50 years, this delighted Chinese restaurant is closed.


24 Karrots Juice Bar

24Karrots Juice Bar
Photo Credit: 24Karrots Juice Bar Facebook

2004 West Armitage Avenue 

Offering natural smoothies, salads, juices, and more, 24Karrots is officially closed.



Mexique Resturant
Photo Credit: Mexique Restaurant Facebook

1529 West Chicago Avenue

After 10 years of serving Mexican and French cuisine, Mexique shut down this year.


Tiny Lounge

Tiny Lounge
Photo Credit: Tiny Lounge Instagram

4352 North Leavitt Street

After 19 years of serving as a neighborhood hideout with their classic cocktails and grill bar bites, Tony Lounge will be officially closing all of its locations starting Monday, December 31st.


Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
Photo Credit: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Instagram

58 East Oak Street

Starting in January, Del Frisco’s Double Steak House is closing its Gold Coast restaurant after seven years of service.


Porkchop West Loop

Photo Credit: Porkchop West Instagram

941 West Randolph Street.

After seven years of classic barbecue, Porkchop is closing its Randolph Street location.


Are any of your favorite restaurants closing this year? Let us know below.


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