Bensenville is a village located the in DuPage and Cook counties of Illinois, with a population of just over twenty thousand at last count. Interestingly part of the land here is a part of O'Hare Airport, but there are no residential properties on that area. It's easy to get to Bensenville via Amtrak through the Milwaukee District/West Line. No matter your reason for visiting this village, you've got to eat and drink! These are our top picks for bars and restaurants in the 60105, 60106, and 60399 zip codes!
TWO CHEF'S CAFE & CATERING
Two Chef's Cafe & Catering is a wonderful place to stop in for lunch or dinner when you're in the Bensenville area. They've got wonderful appetizers, entrees, and desserts that will really whet your appetite and satisfy your cravings! Everything is gourmet and very flavorful. We're really hooked on an appetizer called Mushroom Vol au Vent! Very highly recommended. Be sure to check them out for your private events and parties!
Address: 3 South Center Street
JADE DRAGON RESTAURANT
Jade Dragon Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant located on South York Road in Bensenville. We're big fans of their fabulous egg foo young and their flavorful lo mein dishes. Something unique that they've got is smoothies - how many Chinese restaurants do you know that will serve you a fresh delicious smoothie with your meal? Besides that, nobody can beat their egg rolls. They are fantastic!
Address: 1075 South York Road
DE CAMPANA RESTAURANT
De Campana Restaurant is a Mexican Restaurant that serves some of the very best dishes we've ever had the opportunity to try. Best of all, it's not just the food that's great - the service is also outstanding. Believe it or not, this restaurant has been going strong since the early eighties, which is a testament to just how good it is. Only a restaurant with food this amazing could possibly last that long. Very, very highly recommended to you!
Address: 229 West Grand Avenue
Though the previous restaurant is our favorite one in Bensenville for Mexican food, Senor Lopez is a close second! The atmosphere is fun and lively, with lots of happy customers packing the restaurant at all times. They serve delicious steak that always gets rave reviews from all the regulars, and they've always got great music playing here to really get you in the mood for a fabulous meal. We love it!
Address: 120 West Green Street
MAMMA MARIA PIZZA
Mamma Maria Pizza is such a wonderful place to get your pizzas and Italian favorites. We're big fans of the traditional cheese pizza, the stuffed pizza, and the Hawaiian pizza. They're all wonderful. Very good thin crust here too! We would highly recommend Mamma Maria for your private parties because their catering services are superb. Wonderful place to chow down and fill up on pizza, pasta, and so much more!
Address: 438 South York Road
WHITE PINES GOLF CLUB AND BANQUETS
White Pines Golf Club and Banquets is one of the most elegant places to dine in the Bensenville area. The surroundings are truly beautiful and the crowds are always classy and sophisticated. The giant windows that envelop the banquet room give you an amazing view of the golf course. If you're getting married any time soon, you may want to consider this as a place for your ceremony and reception. Truly beautiful and impressive.
Address: 500 West Jefferson Avenue
BROWN'S CHICKEN & PASTA
Brown's Chicken & Pasta is the best place in Bensenville to get fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti, and all your classic American favorites. We've been frequenting this restaurant for a long time, and it's definitely a cut above that "other" fried chicken restaurant if you know what we mean! All the same items, but a real home cooked version of them. They've also got catering services here, so if you're in need of some delicious fried food for your next private party, you know who to call!
Address: 511 West Irving Park Road
3 J's TAVERN
3 J's Tavern is one of our favorite bars in the Bensenville area, and they've got all your favorite things to eat from appetizers to burgers to sandwiches. The ambiance is low key and relaxed, and the service is really fast and friendly. The crowds that gather here are of all ages, and they're all very friendly and happy to converse with you. No need to worry about sitting alone if you come in by yourself - you can either make conversation with the bartender or perhaps some of the regulars! Always a good time here any time of day.
Address: 206 West Green Street
Inn Between is a cozy neighborhood bar located on West Irving Park Road in Bensenville. We can't get enough of this place. The bartenders are very friendly and fast with the drinks, and the crowds are equally lively and energetic. The music is always good and you can always catch a game on TV too. They've got a nice selection of beers both on draft and in bottles, and the selection of liquors is equally impressive. Great place to relax with friends!
Address: 1300 West Irving Park Road
HALA KAHIKI LOUNGE
Actually located in nearby River Grove, Hala Kahiki Lounge is one of our favorite bars near Bensenville primarily because of its awesome outdoor wooded courtyard complete with tiki huts and mood lighting. The bar is very unique, with large delicious drinks that you won't find anywhere else. There's no food served here, so if you're planning a special date you will want to dine elsewhere and then come here for drinks later on. Very popular for a girls night out too!
Address: 2834 River Road (in River Grove, IL)