Downtown Restaurants

​Ember's Tap House
Located at:
933 S. State Street

Phone: (815) 552-3031

Ember's Tap House is opening it's doors in summer 2015 and is located in Downtown Lockport, Illinois. Embers Tap House interior reflects the hip sensibilities of the surrounding area while also staying true to its tap house roots. The multi-level restaurant offers the choice to observe passers-by on the roof top patio, or step inside for a game of pool. Join us for lunch or dinner and enjoy one of over 40 craft beers we have on tap.

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Public Landing
Located at:
200 West 8th Street

Phone: (815) 838-6500

On the old I&M Canal in the Entertainment District of downtown Lockport, this family of service professionals brings their combined knowledge, talent, and hearts to ensure a memorable dining experience for each and every guest. Quality American comfort food and first rate service in an upscale atmosphere.
Public Landing
State Street Restaurant
Located at:
1118 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 838-9116

It's not often that you can find as big of a menu as is offered at the State Street Restaurant and still find everything tasty. They pull it off every time here. Play in the video game room while you are waiting for your food or come and plan a party. 
State Street Diner
Heritage Pizza - Chicken - Ribs
Located at:
924 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 838-4321

Heritage Pizza is on its game with new owners and a new menu. Offering sandwiches, beef rolls, broasted chicken and more. 
Olde Towne Cafè
Located at:
1001 S. State Street

Phone: (815) 524-3228

Located in the heart of The Historic District in Downtown Lockport. From delicious coffee, espressos and lattes; to your favorite Taylor Street Style Italian subs, hot dogs and polishes. 

1011 S State St
​Vegan Cafe
Located at:
928 S. State Street

Phone: (815) 838-4626

Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 7 pm
Fri & Sat: 11 am - 8 pm
Sunday: available for private events

The mission of the Vegan Cafe is to advocate living foods for better health and wellness. All products are raw, organic, gluten free, dairy free and non-GMO. The menu features a variety of plant and nut based selections. 

Located at:
1006 S State Street

Phone: (815) 838-5566 

Since opening Tallgrass in 1981, Chef Robert Burcenski and Maitre d' Thomas Alves have maintained the highest standards for cuisine, wine and service. Tallgrass is housed in a lovingly restored 110-year-old red stone and brick Victorian building. Rich fruitwood wainscot, warm original gas chandeliers, cut crystal and polished silver create a soft, glittering light and warms the diners' anticipation of the gustatory treats to come.
Mamma Onesta's
Located at:
1100 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 588-0900

Mamma Onesta’s is a terrific restaurant with great atmosphere and delicious food. Hollywood even used the restaurant to film a scene for "Public Enemy." Frank runs this popular restaurant and tends bar, and every once in a while Mamma still comes in to make cookies.
Papa Joe's
Located at:
1001 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 838-9099

Strictly takeout and catering, Papa Joe's is the place to call when you want great Italian food delivered right to your door. 
Mangia Pizza
Located at:
132 E. 9th Street

Phone: (815) 838-1919

Offering take-out & delivery. This guy makes a mean calzone; you want one - seriously. 
Mangia Pizza
El Burrito Habenero
Located at:
1500 South State Street

Phone: (815) 524-4444

This Mexican eatery in Lockport serves very good, quality food to-go. The tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and tortas are all prepared with fresh ingredients and moderately priced.
Wine Tasting
William Alexander Wine Studio
Located at:
900 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 834-9463

William Alexander is an intimate Wine and Martini Bar, Wine Tasting Room, and Home Decor gift store. Relax with old friends in their comfortable surroundings over a bottle of your favorite wine, or make new friends dancing to some of the area's best acoustic music. 
William Alex
Paradise Bay
Located at:
105 W. 10th St.

Phone: (815) 838-6513

Inconspicuously located behind Papa Joe's, Paradise Bay is the great hole-in-the-wall known to locals. Family run with love, there is plenty of outdoor seating with bean-toss games in the summer and warm comfort inside during the winter. Make sure you try the fish (grilled or fried - both are terrific).
Paradise Bay
Stella's On State
Located at:
823 S. State Street

Come in as a customer; leave as a friend!
Jackie's Pub
Located at:
1014 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 838-9823

Loud and happy. What more could you want in a local pub? Jackie's Pub
1014 S State
Uncle Richie's
Located at:
112 E. 9th Street

Phone: (815) 834-1287

Legendary Bloody Marys and a favorite hangout for the 2-wheeled crowd. Do the right thing and go visit your Uncle. 
Uncle Richies
Hollingworth Candies
Located at:
922 S. State St.

Phone: (815) 838-2275

If you like toffee, then you will LOVE this toffee. Made on the premises right in front of your eyes, Hollingworth is worth the trip. They also make other confections including great caramel apples. 
Cool Creations
Located at:
937 S. Hamilton St.

Phone: (815) 838-4700

A seasonal ice cream shop that serves great sundaes and gelato. Sit outside on the benches on a summer day and enjoy.
Cool Creations