The twin cities of Urbana and Champaign have a plethora of great restaurants to suit just about any taste and satisfy any craving. Many of the restaurants are family-owned and unique to this community. Listed below are a few of our favorites.

Places to Eat in Urbana

Black Dog Smoke & Ale House (Urbana) Great Barbecue and Craft Beers
Courier Cafe American Cuisine
Silvercreek Upscale American Cuisine
Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery  Vegan Cuisine
Sitara Indian Restaurant and Lounge Indian Cuisine
Trip Advisor - Urbana Restaurants

Places to Eat in Champaign

Houlihan’s at the I Hotel
Black Dog Smoke & Ale House (Champaign) So good we listed it twice
Nando Milano Trattoria Italian Cuisine
Big Grove Tavern Farm to Table American Cuisine
KoFusion Sushi, Asian Fusion
Escobar’s Latin American Cuisine
Miga Asian Fusion
Maize Mexican Grill Little Place, Great Food
Farren’s Pub & Eatery American Cuisine
Yelp – Champaign Restaurants

Local Area

Enjoy Your Trip To Our Hometown!

The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Urbana and Champaign. These micro-urban communities offer a host of unique opportunities for visitors to enjoy. To learn more about what we have to offer, click on the links below.


Campus Photo Tour

City of Champaign
Allerton Park
Visit Champaign County
City of Urbana
City of Champaign
Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch
40 North 88 West
Champaign County Arts Council
Tuscola Outlet Mall
Hardy’s Reindeer Ranch
Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
– Springfield, IL (86 miles)

University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Japan House
The Arboretum

Allerton Park
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Spurlock Museum
Beckman Institute
Blue Waters: Sustained Petascale Computing

ECE Building