Elgin Area Native Foodie Hotspots

Elgin Area Native Foodie Hotspots
August 16, 2023 Elgin Area CVB

When visiting any destination, the best way to experience the beauty of it is to see it through the local’s eyes. Locals know the communities more than anyone else. They know where to get the best burger, the best sushi, and great spots to grab a drink. So let’s see what businesses the locals love!


Elder + Oat – West Dundee, IL

Alexander’s Cafe – Elgin, IL

Maple and Hash – Pingree Grove, IL

Eastside Cafe – East Dundee, IL

Paul’s Family Restaurant – Elgin, IL

Ray’s Family Restaurant – Elgin, IL


BeaUnique Latin Kitchen – Elgin, IL

Chick N Dip Drive In – Hampshire, IL

Kubo Sushi and Sake Lounge – Elgin, IL

JuRin Japanese Restaurant – South Elgin, IL

Elgin Public House – Elgin, IL

Woodfire Dundee – West Dundee, IL

Old Republic Kitchen and Bar – Elgin, IL

Sammy’s Mexican Grill – Elgin, IL

Cafe Roma – Elgin, IL


Herbs Bakery – Elgin, IL

The Milk House – Pingree Grove, IL

Van’s Frozen Custard – East Dundee, IL

Original Country Donuts – Elgin, IL

Sugar and Rhyme Coffeehouse – Elgin, IL

Rebeccas Cakes and Lattes – Bartlett, IL 

So next time, when you come to the Elgin Area, make sure to stop at a few of these wonderful local businesses and get to know some of the residents. 

Make sure to use the hashtag #ExploreElgin for the chance to be featured on any of our posts or blogs! 

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