ACIS2021
Midwest Regional
Conference

Food, Drink & Local Sites of Interest in DeKalb, IL

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Food & Drink
While in DeKalb

Restaurants and Local Sites of Interest in DeKalb/Sycamore:

DeKalb

Byers Brewing Company

(Microbrewery – no food – you can order in) 

https://byersbrewingcompany.com/

 

El Jimador Mexican Grill

260 E. Lincoln Hwy (outside seating available)

https://eljimadordekalb.com/

 

Ellwood Fish and Steak House

2219 Sycamore Road

https://ellwoodsteakandfishhouse.com/

 

Fatty’s Pub and Grille

(College/Sports Bar) – 1312 W. Lincoln Hwy.

https://www.fattysniu.com/

 

The Forge’s Tap Room

216 N. 6th Street

https://forgebrewhouse.com/taproom/

 

Fushi Yama

Hibachi/Sushi Restaurant

822 W. Lincoln Hwy

https://www.fushiyami.com/

 

Hillside Restaurant

(Americana/Comfort) 121 N. 2nd Street

(limited outside seating available)

https://hillsiderestaurant.com/

 

Jamrah Middle Eastern Cuisine 

http://www.jamrahrestaurant.com/

 

The Junction Eating Place

(Americana/Comfort) – 816 W. Lincoln Hwy

http://www.junctioneatingplace.com/#welcome

 

Rosita’s Mexican Restaurant

https://www.rositas.com/

 

Tapa La Luna

(tapas, grill, and wine)

226 E. Lincoln Hwy

https://tapalaluna.net/

 

Thai Pavilion

251 East Lincoln Hwy

http://thaipaviliondekalb.com/indexHome.php

 

 

Sycamore (7 miles northeast of DeKalb)

 

The Forge of Sycamore

(Microbrewery, Wood-fired pizza)

327 W. State Street

https://theforgeofsycamore.com/

 

Nat’s On Maple

(American/Upscale Comfort)

112 S. Maple Street

http://natsonmaple.com/

 

Taxco Mexican Cuisine

224 W. State Street

https://www.taxcorestaurant.com/

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Campus &
Local Sites 
of Interest

Art Museum – Altgeld Hall, NIU Campus

https://www.niu.edu/artmuseum/index.shtml

 

DeKalb County History Center 

1730 North Main Street, Sycamore

https://www.dekalbcountyhistory.org/

 

Ellwood House Museum

420 Linden Place, DeKalb

http://www.ellwoodhouse.org/

 

Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center

921 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb

http://www.gliddenhomestead.org/

 

Pick Museum of Anthropology

Stevens Building, NIU Campus

https://www.niu.edu/clas/pick-museum/index.shtml