Winter time means one thing: it’s time to stay inside and get cozy. We’ve rounded up all our favorite meaty, cheesy, gooey, fried, calorie-laden dishes – all made with love – from your favorite Lettuce Entertain You restaurants. Read on to find out all of our favorite comfort foods that are guarenteed to keep you warm while you stay safe at home.

 

Bub City’s Tots Four Ways

Atomic Fiesta Tots at Bub City

Bub City’s entire menu is comfort food but one of our top picks? The new menu of Tots piled high with a variety of fixin’s like the Fiesta Tots with atomic cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, chipotle ranch and  jalapeños or the Loaded Bacon Baked Potato Tots. Pro tip: Add these tops onto one of Bub City’s BBQ packages to-go and be sure to take a nap immediately after consumption.

Order carryout or delivery from Bub City – River North.  Make a reservation at Bub City – River North. Order carryout or delivery from Bub City – Rosemont. Make a reservation at Bub City – Rosemont.

 

Pizzeria Portofino’s Parmesan Fries

Parmesan Fries from Pizzeria Portofino

What is it about fried potatoes? We don’t ask, we just eat. Pizzeria Portofino’s crispy fries are topped with parmesan cheese and come with a side of garlic aioli. Pair it with one of the signature pizzas and you’ve got instant happiness.

Order carryout or delivery from Pizzeria Portofino. Make a reservation at Pizzeria Portofino.

 

Mon Ami Gabi’s French Onion Soup

Mon AMi Gabi French Onion Soup

It’s soup season, and that means we’ll be at Mon Ami Gabi for the iconic French Onion Soup at least twice a week. Now you can make a night out of it with their new DIY French Onion Soup Kits. We highly recommend adding an extra sprinkle of gruyere and jarlsberg cheese to yours. Click here to order the French Onion Soup Kit from Mon Ami Gabi. 

Make a reservation or order carryout or delivery at the Mon Ami Gabi location nearest you. 

Looking for more comforting soup to enjoy this winter? Check out Coastal Soups available for carryout and delivery in Chicago.

 

A Piping Hot Bowl from Ramen from Ramen-San or Tokio Pub

Tokio Pub Ramen Bowls

A bowl of ramen is like big warm hug on a cold winter day. Enter Ramen-San and Tokio Pub! Whether you’re in the Windy City or the suburbs of Chicago, you can order up a bowl to enjoy at home. You can also build-your-own bowl at home with Tokio Pub’s DIY Ramen Kit, check it out here.

Order carryout or delivery from the Ramen-San location nearest you. Make a reservation at Ramen-San. 

Order carryout or delivery from Tokio Pub. Make a reservation at Tokio Pub.  (available for dine-in on Tuesdays)

 

Pad Thai from Big Bowl or Vong’s Thai Kitchen

shrimp pad thai

From King Crab and Shrimp Pad Thai from Vong’s Thai Kitchen to the classic Chicken, Vegetable, Shrimp or Tofu Pad Thai at Big Bowl, this tangy Thai favorite is crave-worthy for lunch and dinner.

Order carryout or delivery from the Big Bowl location nearest you. Order carryout or delivery from Vong’s Thai Kitchen.

 

Saag Paneer from Padma’s Curry Leaf

Saag Paneer from Padmas Curry Leaf

Vegetarians, this one’s for you. Dive into a warm bowl of Saag Paneer from Padma’s Curry Leaf. Made of Indian cheese cubes served with slow cooked chopped spinach and served with basmati rice. Be sure to add on an order of Butter Naan for optimal dipping. 

Order Padma’s Curry Leaf for delivery.

 

Check out these vegetarian and vegan options available for carryout and delivery. 

 

Fried Chicken from Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

Joes fried chicken

We’d venture as far to say that Joe’s Fried Chicken might be the juiciest we’ve ever tasted. Lovingly coated in seasoned flour and cracker meal blend, it could also make a run for one the crispiest. Pair it with a bottle of champagne for your next special stay-at-home occasion.

Make a reservation or order carryout or delivery from the Joe’s Seafood location nearest you. 

From Big City Chicken to Seaside’s To Go, here’s a list of more crispy, fried chicken dishes to order.

 

The Lamb Ragu Hummus from Aba

Lamb Ragu Hummus from Aba

An Aba signature? The Lamb Ragu Hummus. Dip into this little piece of heaven with their warm, housemade pita topped with Za’atar seasoning, for a melt-in-your-mouth Mediterranean delight.

Make a reservation at Aba – Chicago. Order carryout or delivery from Aba- Chicago. 

Make a reservation at Aba – Austin. Order carryout or delivery from Aba – Austin.

 

The Buffalo Chicken Nachos from RJ Grunts and the Famous Pulled Chicken Nachos from Hub 51

RJ Grunts Buffalo Chicken Nachos

Let’s talk nachos. For this comfort category, we just couldn’t decide so here are two you’ve got to try. Order up RJ Grunts’ Buffalo Chicken Nachos or go for the classics with Hub 51’s Famous Pulled Chicken Nachos. Pro tip: When placing your order at Hub 51, be sure to add a dish or two from Ben Pao.

Order carryout or delivery from RJ Grunts. Make a reservation at RJ Grunts. 

hub 51 nachos

Order carryout or delivery from Hub 51. Make a reservation at Hub 51.

 

The Ricotta Cavatelli from Osteria Via Stato

Osteria Ricotta Cavatelli

It’s true, we could eat pasta for breakfast, lunch and dinner! There’s so many delicious handmade pastas to choose from at our restaurants like the Mama Depandi’s Bucatini at RPM Italian (Chicago & D.C.), the Gnocchi Bolognese at Antico Posto, the Spicy Shrimp Scampi at il Porcellino, the Penna Alla Vodka at Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar, the Cellentani Alfredo from Barilla Pasteria or the Rigatoni with Sasuage and Broccoli from Saranello’s to name a few. But you can’t go wrong with Osteria’s Ricotta Cavatelli with wild mushrooms, ricotta cheese, and parmesan broth, it’s perfectly suited for those chilly winter nights.

Order carryout and delivery from Osteria Via Stato. Make a reservation at Osteria Via Stato.

 

il Porcellino’s Burrata Lasagna

Burrata Lasagna from il Porcellino

Speaking of pasta, how do you feel about layers of lasagna noodles and burrata cheese smothered in bolognese sauce? If you’re nodding your head feverishly, you’re in the right place. Adding on the Garlic Bread to your order is always a good idea, so go ahead! Order il Porcellino’s famous Burrata Lasagna, or check out the recipe here.  The Burrata Lasagna Kit takes the guesswork and (almost all of) the prep out of your next meal at home. Enjoy the included Chianti and Focaccia and Prime Beef Meatballs while you assemble and bake the lasagna, then Tiramisu for dessert. The lasagna kit serves four for just $99.95 (plus tax). Order the Burrata Lasagna Kit for carryout Order the Burrata Lasagna Kit for delivery

Order carryout or delivery from il Porcellino. Make a reservation at il Porcellino.

 

Lobster Mac & Cheese from Shaw’s Crab House

Lobster Mac and Cheese

It’s your childhood favorite, but with delicious, fresh lobster! Shaw’s Lobster Mac & Cheese makes for a delicious side dish or make a meal out of it. For more elevated options of this comfort food classic, try RPM Seafood’s King Crab Mac & Cheese! Looking for a classic, downright cheesy version? Might we suggest Bub City’s Mac N’ Cheesy!

Order Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago for carryout or delivery. Make a reservation on the Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago.

Order Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg for carryout or delivery. Make a reservation on the Shaw’s Crab House – Schaumburg. 

 

Any Burger from M Burger (but make it Roman-Style)

Roman Style Burger

Burgers count as a food group right? Whether you like your burger classic, vegetarian and topped with black truffle, we’ve got a burger that’s perfect for you. Check out M Burger and be sure to ask for your burger Roman-Style, which means you get a grilled cheese for each bun on any sandwich.

Order carryout or delivery from the M Burger location nearest you. 

From the Mushroom Quinoa Burger at Beatrix to the Black Truffle Burger at RPM Steak, order these burgers for carryout or delivery.

 

Detroit-style Pizza from B Square Pizza 

B Square Pizza Mozzerella

Now available in downtown Chicago and Chicago’s Northern Suburbs, B Square Pizza’s Detroit-style is has the perfect crust that is light and airy complete with crispy browned edges.

Order from B Square Pizza – Chicago. Order from B Square Pizza – Wheeling. 

Tavern-style? Thin Crust? Artisan? Deep Dish? Cauliflower? No matter what pizza team you’re on, we’ve got options from Stella Barra Pizzeria & Wine Bar, Bill’s Original Tavern Pizza, Pizzeria Via Stato, Pizzeria Portofino, and more. Check them out here!

 

Breakfast Tacos from Tallboy Taco

Tallboy Taco breakfast tacos

The best part of waking up? Breakfast tacos from Tallboy Taco! Enjoy them all day like the Steak, Egg and Cheese Taco, Egg, Bacon and Cheese Burrito and more.

Order carryout or delivery from Tallboy Taco.

 

And for dessert, the Triple Layer Chocolate Cake from Wildfire

Wildfire triple layer chocolate cake

It’s OK to skip right to dessert! For the ultimate decadant, chocolate bite, order up Wildfire’s Triple Layer Chocolate Cake.

Order carryout or delivery or make a reservation at the Wildfire location nearest you. 

Dessert delivered right to your door? Yes Please! Order up Hub 51’s Carrot Cake, the Oh My! Caramel Pie from Beatrix, the Signature Cookies from Summer House Santa Monica, and so much more. Check out our guide to sweets available for carryout and delivery.