Third Annual Champaign County Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week

Continuing to celebrate our award-winning culinary scene, Visit Champaign County will once again showcase local restaurants in the greater Champaign County area with the return of Restaurant Week.

The third annual Champaign County Area Restaurant Week, held January 25–February 2, 2019, encourages residents and visitors to discover new restaurants, flavors, and dishes during this week-long celebration. After two successful years, Visit Champaign County continues to expand the number of participants, with 26 lined up to for 2019 from as far east as Saint Joseph and as far west as Monticello.

The 2019 Champaign County Area Restaurant Week will offer lunch and dinner specials at participating restaurants within the communities served by Visit Champaign County, including all of Champaign County, Monticello, Tuscola and Arthur.

Diners will be able to select from prix-fixe lunch menus starting at $9, or dinner menus at $19, $29 or $39 per person. Restaurants may feature a special menu for the week or offer their discounts on existing menu items.

Diners can also participate in an Instagram contest, sharing their pictures and experiences with #CCRestaurantWeek for a chance to win a $100 gift card to their Champaign County area restaurant of choice.

Participating restaurants include: Baldarotta’s Porketta and Sicilian Sausage, Baxter’s American Grille, Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, Big Grove Tavern, The Bread Company, Caribbean Grill, Clever Moose Café, Crane Alley, Dancing Dog Eatery & Juicery, Hamilton Walker’s, Houlihan’s, JT Walker’s Restaurant, Kohinoor Indian Restaurant & Lounge, Lodgic’s Everyday Kitchen, Monarch Brewing Company, Nando Milano Trattoria, Neil St. Blues, The Pink Pig, Pizzeria Antica, Project 47 Smokehouse, Red Herring Vegetarian Restaurant, Silvercreek, Sticky Rice, Sun Singer Wine & Spirits, V. Picasso, and The Wheelhouse.

Diners can find information at or on Visit Champaign County’s Facebook page. For more information, contact Terri Reifsteck at 217-351-4133 or

The WheelHouse mission is to serve the Central Illinois community with the highest quality Farm-to-Fork fare. Look for delicious and nutritious ‘comfort food’ based on New American Cuisine — a melting pot of all cuisines and techniques. The WheelHouse brings a unique and eclectic dining experience to the warm community of St. Joseph.

The Wheelhouse are champions of the local food movement by supporting organic farming, sustainable agriculture, and community-supportive agriculture. The WheelHouse restaurant will procure local products whenever possible to showcase the amazing products grown right here in Central Illinois. Chef Ryan Rogiers has a nose-to-tail philosophy, a spiritual philosophy based on making the most out of the ingredients and treating them with respect. The WheelHouse will feature a seasonal menu with local beers, and small batch wines and spirits.

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