Chicago’s Kitchen Nightmares – 20 Restaurants That Failed Health Inspections

by Tony Mazzarri

Chicago has a reputation of being one of America’s great food cities. However, for all of the great eateries this city has to offer, there are also those which have failed the city’s health inspections for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, these often tend to be for disgusting reasons. And in some cases, the violations committed are completely avoidable.

According to the City of Chicago’s data portal, close to 34,000 health inspections have been failed. Here is a map of 20 restaurants which failed health inspections in recent years according to the City of Chicago’s data portal available at