Elmhurst, Illinois area restaurants
Elmhurst, Illinois, conveniently located 16 miles due west from downtown Chicago, is a vibrant, beautiful community complete with fine dining, quaint retail shopping, and many special outdoor events during the year. Summertime in Elmhurst includes events like Elmfest, Cool Cars Under the Stars, and various parades.
Nearly every fare imaginable is well represented, including authentic Italian, Chinese, al fresco/outdoor dining and also romantic restaurants to take your sweetheart. While you’re downtown, catch a movie at Elmhurst’s famed York Theater. York Theater was built in 1924 and is an important Elmhurst landmark. Not only does this theater have 9 auditoriums with stadium seating, but on the second floor, there is also a museum with vintage artifacts from the golden age of American theater.
Elmhurst is an historic town with many famous and historic homes, such as the F.B. Henderson House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and other Prairie School designed homes like the Emory House. Also located near the downtown area is Elmhurst College, a small liberal arts college.