Where to Get the Best Takeout In Chicago During Cold WeatherXiao Faria daCunhaon November 3, 2021 at 1:50 pm

Winter is here (again)! But don’t worry, we know what will cure the cold-weather blues — the best takeout in Chicago to warm your heart and soul! So, get your phone ready, bundle under a warm blanket, and let Chicago’s best restaurants bring your favorite meals home to you without having to change out of your slippers. Treat yourself to a hearty meal!

2542 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Wishing it was still summer and not a cold Chicago night? Be swept away to the warm Grecian beaches without leaving your couch by ordering from Andros Taverna’s takeout and delivery options.


Indulge in the Lemon Garlic Chicken made with Half Green Circle Chicken cooked with the Andros classic seasonings and topped with vibrant mountain herbs. Also, you can pair your meal with the popular Lemon Potatoes sliced accordion style and cooked in Lemon Juice, Garlic, Iliada Olive Oil and topped with Mediterranean Oregano.

Pickup is available from Toast here and Delivery options are available through GrubHub with this link.


817 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60607


Roll the Credits! Sit back and relax while watching one of your favorite Old Hollywood movies during this chilly season, and let BLVD Steakhouse bring some main courses right to your doorstep. Order the BLVD Steak Frites which is a 10-oz Prime NY Strip that is sure to have you feeling like a celebrity.

Enjoy this meal with a bottle of wine by choosing a classic red or white, like the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé or the Varichon et Clerc, “Privilège”, Blanc de Blanc. Dine like a movie star with a meal fit for one by ordering BLVD Steakhouse through DoorDash here.


500 N Clark St #465, Chicago, IL 60654

Looking to add a little spice to a gloomy, cold afternoon? Jaleo makes it really easy to get your tastebuds heating up without having to put on a coat and enjoy delivery and pickup options right at your fingertips.

Try the Patatas Bravas which are Fried Potatoes with a Spicy Tomato Sauce and Aioli, which is sure to get your mouth dancing with a little heat. Meanwhile, traditional Spanish tapas are an absolute must from Jaleo. So, try ordering the Gambas al Ajillo which is a Classic Tapa made with Shrimp and sauntéed with Garlic.

The flavors of Spain come right to your front door by checking out the to-go menu here and ordering pickup or delivery through Uber Eats.

1542 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Not much beats Asian takeout in the winter, especially after a long day at work. Urbanbelly is offering all your favorites available for delivery, which come hot and ready to warm you up after a long day.

Start off your meal with Coconut Curry Pho made with Rice Noodle, Ground Lemongrass Chicken, Cilantro, Bean Sprouts in a Young Coconut Broth. After that soup has warmed you up, try the creative Korean BBQ Beef Dumplings which is Seared Beef Dumpling topped with a BBQ Soy Sauce.

Of course, no Asian takeout meal is complete without an order of Hot Chicken Bao Buns with Cabbage, Pickle and a Lemongrass Fire Sauce. Both Delivery and Pickup options are available on urbanbelly’s website or by clicking the link here.

340 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

If you are looking for a nice meal that reminds you of home, Nonnina’s got you covered.

Nonnina To-Go has pickup options so you can have all your home cooked Italian favorites made from the heart, without having to turn on your stove. Try the Chicken and Spinach Pizza if you are looking for something new — made with local Mozzarella, Marinated Chicken, Olive Oil, Roasted Garlic, Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes, Artichokes and a Lemon Zest topping.

Nonnina’s popular subs and paninis are also available for pickup, like the classic Eggplant Parmigiana Sub with Breaded Eggplant deep fried with a Tomato Basil Sauce, Mozzarella and Parmesan. The Panini and Subs are available in both 6 and 12-inch options. Order your Italian favorites on Toast here.

205 N Peoria St, Chicago, IL 60607

PB&J’s in the West Loop has got your happy hour bites covered. Enjoy all your favorite finger foods right to your kitchen table this winter season, like the Country Chicken Sandwich with Crispy Cornflake-Crusted Fried Chicken, Creamy Slaw, Chipotle Aioli, Kosher Pickles on a Brioche Bun.

Also, be sure to order some shared plates perfect for you and all your roommates like the Gooey Wisconsin Cheese Curds, or the Chipotle Beef Sliders which is 3 House-Ground Beef Sliders with American Cheese, Caramelized Onion and a Chipotle Aioli. PB&J is available for pickup through Toast here or for delivery through DoorDash. All you need to do is grab your happy hour drink of choice, and PB&J has got the rest covered.

2075 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Craving some classic American food from your favorite neighborhood spot, but want to eat at home instead? Gemini is here for you.

Get all your favorite dishes from the essential neighborhood hangout, like the G Burger made with Monterray Jack Cheese, Pancetta Crisp, Shaved Onion, Shredded Lettuce, the Classic Gemini Aioli on a Brioche bun and Served with French Fries. If you are looking for something a little healthier, try the Vegan Veggie Bowl of Fregola (pasta), Piperade, Asparagus, Mushroom Medley, Blistered Cherry Tomatoes, Roasted Corn and a Petit Salad that is sure to be guilt-free.

Gemini is available for Pickup through Toast here or for delivery through DoorDash. Don’t worry — your neighborhood favorite will be waiting for you to stop in when the warmer weather arrives, but for now they will come to you.

1200 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Are the gusty Chicago winds stopping you from enjoying Taco Tuesday? Not at Old Puebla Cantina, where delivery and pickup are available every night of the week.

Old Puebla has everything you need to make every Tuesday night a fiesta without stepping outside this winter. Order from one of their many Taco Platters such as the Crispy Shrimp with Pacifico Butter, Chipotle Mayo, Mango-Fresno Salsa in a Flour Tortilla, or try the Al Pastor which is Grilled Pork, Charred Pineapple, Pickled Red Onion in a Flour Tortilla. Also, remember to add a drink to your order from their extensive cocktail list of the Classic Margherita or the Sonoran Sun, a Passionfruit and Raspberry Margarita.

Old Pueblo Cantina is available for Pickup through Toast here or for delivery through DoorDash.

400 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654

Time to go burger mode. The Smith is the place to satisfy all of your burger cravings. With such an extensive menu, everyone in the family will find something they love like the famous Smith Burger made with Bacon Shallot Jam, American Cheese, Crispy Onions, House Pickles, TSB Sauce on a Potato Bun paired with a side of Fries.

Looking for something more adventurous, try the Butternut Squash Schnitzel with Braised Red Cabbage, Cremini Mushrooms, Melted Leeks in a Dijon Beurre Blanc. The Smith is available for both Pickup and Delivery through their website. Put the grill away and have all your favorites delivered right to your door.

145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602

The Dearborn has made it easier than ever to order your Tavern-style favorites delivered right to you or for pickup at their restaurant. Try the adventurous pizzas such as Prosciutto and Fried Egg with a Truffle Bianca Sauce, Saba, Arugula, Fontina and Chili Flakes for some spice.

Another popular pizza available to-go is the Baby Kale and Wild Mushroom Pizza with a Medley of Foraged Mushrooms, Petite Kale, a Homemade Pomodoro Sauce finished with Fontina and Mozzarella cheese. Not craving pizza tonight? Try the Midwest Fried Chicken which is Buttermilk-Marinated Chicken, Maple Mustard Glaze with a Housemade Hot Sauce and served with Dill Pickles.

The Dearborn is available for pickup at GrubHub, Ritual, Tock and Open Table and available for delivery on GrubHub and Tock.

Featured Image Credit: Nonnina

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