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Jul 17, 2013 07:08 PM

Oak Brook Restaurants

Hi, visiting Oak Brook in the near future on business. I don't know yet if I'll have a car. I am interested in any fresh, different, unique, ethnic, etc., restaurants that I might be able to make my way to cheaply. Thanks!

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  1. Oak Brook does not have a very good public transportation system. As such, if you don't have a car, your choices will be very limited. Are you staying close to the mall/McDonald's corporate HQ, or elsewhere?

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    1. re: sunbrace

      I have business at 1111 West 22nd Street. Not familiar with Oak Brook, and not sure yet where I'll be staying, but probably nearby.

      1. re: sandylc

        That address is katty-corner to the Oak Brook Center - an upscale (outdoor) shopping mall. There are plenty of restaurants in the mall but none that I'd describe as unique, etc. Here is the link to the mall's food directory, Of the restaurants listed, the best are probably Antico Posto, Mon Ami Gabi, and Wildfire.

        Outside of the mall, within a block or 2 are a Ditka's steakhouse and Tuscany, an Italian restaurant (part of a small local chain). Again, not unique or ethnic.

        For unique & ethnic, you'll need a car -- e.g., to drive a few miles to Westmont which has some Indian restaurants as well a hole-in-the wall Chinese noodle & dumpling place called Katy's.