At HERE Champaign, we know that you have a lot to think about as you begin your new semester in the Urbana-Champaign area. While you feel the world anew in the upbeat, student-driven culture, we’re here to share some of the eateries in Chambana that are worth taking a breather for. Borrow some of our top suggestions for a fantastic culinary experience – whether you’re looking for a quick bite, planning a get-together, or want to experience the finest dining the city has to offer.
Quick Bites That Kick
Students live life in the fast lane. But just because food is prepared quickly doesn’t mean it can’t still wow you. Some of the best fast food in Chambana is located right by the university, and it won’t disappoint. After that late-night study session, hit up Burrito King Mexican Grill, which is always open late. Here are some other top-rated spots to swoop into for a quick bite:
- Meatheads – Excellent burgers and fries
- Fat Sandwich Company – Creative and hearty sandwiches
- Shawarma Joint – A well-done spot for quick gyros and other Middle Eastern zest
Time for Sunday Brunch?
Every once in a while you get to pump the breaks, stop, and smell the roses. Gathering with your crew for a nice brunch is a refreshing opportunity to savor the essence of living the good years. The Big Grove Tavern has some amazing and fresh options for a complete brunch menu, including classic and nuanced eggs Benedict. For a quicker breakfast catch-up during the week, try the gourmet simplicity of Cracked the Egg Came First.
Why Not Go All Out?
Then, of course, there are times when you want to celebrate. The best restaurants in Chambana offer exceptional fine dining for myriad tastes. Silver Creek impresses with its unprecedented take on surf and turf. And KoFusion takes inventiveness to the east with a mix of several Asian cuisines and American cuisines. If you want to see the future of the fine dining industry, check out Spice Box, where culinary students run the show.
Style is forged by the youthful, and in our upscale student housing at HERE Champaign, you can see it in every corner of our community – from the rooftop lounge down to the sauna and fitness center. We strive to make the student experience better, so feel free to check out more of our blogs to step up your game.