The Best French Fries in Chicago
The Bad Apple is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

1. The Bad Apple

9.0
4300 N Lincoln Ave (at W Cullom Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · North Center · 200 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Get the Garlic Fries: Skin-on and fried, they get that rich hue of brown, rendering them crispy on the outside and pillowy on the inside, tossed in a perfect amount of fresh minced garlic. Read more.

Benjyehuda is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

2. Benjyehuda

212 W Van Buren St (btwn Franklin & Wells), Chicago, IL
Falafel Restaurant · The Loop · 33 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Fries with Merkt's Cheddar: Larger fries are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and the smaller ones have a crunchiness like potato chips. Try Merkt's Cheddar on the side - fried potato heaven Read more.

BIG & little's Restaurant is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

3. BIG & little's Restaurant

8.2
860 N Orleans St (btwn W Chestnut St & W Locust St), Chicago, IL
Fast Food Restaurant · Near North Side · 140 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Order the Foie Gras Fries, hand-cut beauties that have a crisp exterior and soft interior and are bursting with fresh potato flavor. The foie gras was flawlessly cooked with a nice crust. Read more.

4. DMK Burger Bar

8.8
2954 N Sheffield Ave (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Lakeview · 257 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Get the Sweet Potato Fries. They have a thin crispy exterior and a sweet interior with a hint of caramel flavor. Served with a lemon-Tabasco aioli - a spicy kick to make things even more interesting Read more.

Edzo's Burger Shop is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

5. Edzo's Burger Shop

7.7
1571 Sherman Ave (btwn Davis St & Grove St), Evanston, IL
Burger Joint · 95 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Order Taylor Street Fries, a standard order of fries, doused in Italian beef jus, topped with sweet peppers and spicy giardinera. The result? A glorious cross between an Italian beef and french fries. Read more.

Franks 'N' Dawgs is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

6. Franks 'N' Dawgs

1863 N Clybourn Ave (at W Wisconsin St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · North Side · 67 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Try the Triple Truffle Fries, waffle fries tossed in truffle oil, truffle butter, and truffle salt. The crisp, buttery waffle fries are sprinkled with a bit of fresh parsley to finish them off. Read more.

Gene's & Jude's is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

7. Gene's & Jude's

8.6
2720 River Rd (btwn Cherry Ave & Grand Ave), River Grove, IL
Hot Dog Joint · 175 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Put Fries on a Hot Dog. The best way to eat them is stacked directly atop. They're made with freshly cut potatoes fried in vegetable oil with a touch of beef fat, which adds a welcome savory element. Read more.

Hot Doug's is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

8. Hot Doug's

3324 N California Ave (at Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Northwest Side · 236 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Order Duck Fat Fries. They are only served on Fridays and Saturdays and people line up for hours to get them.The distinct flavor of the duck fat adds a dimension to the starch of the fresh potatoes. Read more.

Portillo's is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

9. Portillo's

8.9
100 W Ontario St (at Clark St), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · River North · 667 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Get the Cheese Fries. Yes, these are frozen and this is fast food, but that doesn't stop us. Crispy and well salted with a piping hot cup of bright yellow cheese sauce. Sometimes, that's all you need. Read more.

Wiener & Still Champion is one of The Best French Fries in Chicago.

10. Wiener & Still Champion

802 Dempster St (at Sherman Ave), Evanston, IL
Hot Dog Joint · 31 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Fries with Muffaletta Dip: Hand-cut and double-fried french fries, crispy, rich, and oily and always made to order. We love the olive-rich muffaletta sauce, which is mayo-based and packed with flavor. Read more.