Complete Your Trip In Style
Dining and shopping are two activities that complete any trip. Whether you’re in Naperville for business, simply passing through or enjoying a relaxing vacation here, it’s important to know the best spots for both shopping and dining.
No matter where you travel, you always need a few spots for great eats. In Naperville, we have plenty to choose from.
Angeli’s is a hidden gem with some of the best Italian cooking you will find. This local favorite is not only charming but the food is out of this world. Located in a small strip mall, it is the last thing you would expect to wow you but have not doubt it will.
Next on our list is Catch 35, an amazing upscale seafood hot spot. With a quaint ambiance and friendly staff, the menu is just one of the few things we love about this place. Be sure to start off with the Bisque but leave room for dessert. You will be grateful that you did!
A fantastic breakfast spot to try out is Egg Harbor Café. Located in the heart of downtown Naperville, this go to morning spot has classic breakfast options but also added to their menu a few healthy treats which goes over well with those watching their girlish figure. Always a hot spot in the community, the wait typically is not long. The service is top notch and you will definitely want to come back again.
For a combination of savory food, great drinks, and friendly service, be sure to try out CityGate Grille. It doesn’t matter what you order, it is all enough to put you in a food coma it is so good. Offering valet services, you don’t have to fight for a parking spot to start off your evening. And if you are lucky, you might catch a little live music with your meal. All the way around, this restaurant gets an A+.
Looking for more dinning options? For convenience, the property is adjacent to Ginger and Garlic (upscale Chinese restaurant and lounge) and across the street from McDonalds and Buona Beef. We're also within walking distance to Chipotle, Tom & Eddies, Panera, Butterfield’s Pancake House and the Cuisine of India, diversity truly is the “spice” of life, especially when it comes to restaurant options. Guests can also take a short drive, just one mile, and reach California Pizza Kitchen, Stir Crazy, Las Palmas or Quincy’s.
Shop til you Drop
In Naperville, shopping isn’t a hobby—it’s nearly a sport. Luckily, guests at the BEST WESTERN Naperville Inn have a plethora of shopping options at their fingertips.
Not only does Naperville have your typical big box retailers and large shopping malls but it also has several small pockets of unique stores and boutiques.
The Riverwalk, Naperville will whisks you along the DuPage River with nearly two miles of historic brick paths. Designed in 1981 to celebrate the 150th birthday of Naperville, today it’s a popular destination for shoppers, wining, and dining.
Nearby, you’ll find Bri’Zan Couture, a local shop showcasing classic couture designs alongside more contemporary pieces. MANGO is also in the neighborhood, the perfect place to pick up some showstopping pieces for a night on the town. Of course, the Apple Store is a popular destination, and just one block from Jackson Avenue and the Naperville Public Library.
Check out Meg & Me, Dean’s Clothing, and the Naperville Running Co. to get a taste of what local retailers have to offer. On Washington Street, travelers will find the WAR Chest Boutique, perfect for treasure hunters. Karisma is a favorite of locals, and the Naperville General Store is the ideal spot to pick up sweets, treats, and a souvenir.
The Bella Caley Boutique is just around the corner, and the famous Naperville Nuts & Sweets will give shoppers a pick me up. Plus, there’s a premium outlet mall not far away:
- Ogden Iroquois Mall (1/4 mile)
- Danada Square Shopping Center (2 miles)
- Chicago Premium Outlets (8 miles)
- Downtown Naperville (2 miles)
- Fox Valley Mall (4 miles)