Here’s our breakdown of the best fried foods in Chicago. You name it, we have it covered. Let’s get into it! Chicagoist also put a great list together of a similar topic. Make sure to check theirs out as well!

8. Fried Shrimp at Calumet Fisheries

A remnant of a past era, Calumet Fisheries smokes their own fish in a small shack on the bridge made famous by the Blues Brothers. The fish is out-of-this-world good. Beware, there is no seating and its cash only. This place is worth the trek from other parts of Chicago.