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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“See website for pricing An amazing place for exploration for kids. Best for kids age 2-7 ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Dentist's Office
“The Fox Valley Mall is 15 minutes away, and is home to some of the top stores in the area. For a rainy day, or for shopping enthusiasts, this is a great spot to go! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“My family has enjoyed strolling along this downtown Naperville attraction for over 18 years. We have seen it grow along in a very well planned and well-executed manner. It is scenic, with lots of trees, colorful foliage, and indigenous plant life bordering the walkway. You can view art and sculpture, a nearby park, and the charming Centennial Beach pool. It is calming and peaceful, but can also be active with paddle boating available, scheduled concerts, and events like the annual "Last Fling" carnival and food fest every Labor Day weekend. There is even a very affordable restaurant, the "Riverwalk Cafe" just over one of the bridges. it's a great find for casual food like burgers and salads,”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“I have never had a bad meal here. The menu is hard to pick which item to eat since everything is great. Your water glass will always be kept full. Your desserts will always be hard to choose. Great place for celebrations.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“A great way to have fun and get a feel for the colonial past on the prairie. Great for kids, fun for everyone. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located in the heart of downtown Naperville, create your own stir fry and watch the grillers do their magic.”
  • 1 local recommends
Cinema
“Awesome newly update theater with great seats, great sound, and food, they have a new bowling alley inside too. Fun place to go to catch a new movie and relax.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
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“One of the best wings around this area. You will never forget. Expect 30 minutes waiting during weekend.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“The ticket counter are closed on weekend. Download "Ventra" app and buy from there.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“They bring fresh fruits on Thursday and make stock lots if you buy on other days.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This vintage style bar offers live music, great food, and a phenomenal view overlooking the Naperville River Walk in scenic downtown Naperville. Check out their website for their current schedule. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Day 2 of golf road trip. Staying in Bolingbrook Illinois after golfing at Cog Hill #4 (awesome). Limited dining options in Bolingbrook so did the internet search and found Hugo's in Naperville. High TripAdvisor rating and this one was correct. Both excellent food and service. 5 star dining. Fresh seafood flown in daily. Locally aged beef selections. Generous portions. Escargot for app...fabulous. Ordered ribeye and surf/turf for entrees. Melt in your mouth. Impeccably seasoned. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Family-owned local chain for Italian classics & Chicago-style, deep-dish pizzas with butter crusts.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“everything in walking distance. Shops, restaurants, entertainment, walking paths. explore and enjoy!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Place to get out and take a great walk, while enjoying the downtown Naperville area ”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“I have never had a bad meal here. The menu is hard to pick which item to eat since everything is great. Your water glass will always be kept full. Your desserts will always be hard to choose. Great place for celebrations.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the heart of downtown Naperville, create your own stir fry and watch the grillers do their magic.”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
“One of the best wings around this area. You will never forget. Expect 30 minutes waiting during weekend.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“This vintage style bar offers live music, great food, and a phenomenal view overlooking the Naperville River Walk in scenic downtown Naperville. Check out their website for their current schedule. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Day 2 of golf road trip. Staying in Bolingbrook Illinois after golfing at Cog Hill #4 (awesome). Limited dining options in Bolingbrook so did the internet search and found Hugo's in Naperville. High TripAdvisor rating and this one was correct. Both excellent food and service. 5 star dining. Fresh seafood flown in daily. Locally aged beef selections. Generous portions. Escargot for app...fabulous. Ordered ribeye and surf/turf for entrees. Melt in your mouth. Impeccably seasoned. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Family-owned local chain for Italian classics & Chicago-style, deep-dish pizzas with butter crusts.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“20 minute drive to happening downtown NAPERVILLE. This spot has views of the river, great music, and drinks.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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