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The Best Macarons in Chicago
Sugar Fixé Patisserie is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

1. Sugar Fixé Patisserie

8.1
119 N Marion St (at Westgate), Oak Park, IL
Boulangerie · 38 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Not only is the texture of the macarons ideal-a delicate eggshell crisp that gave way to an airy, but substantial interior-but each of the classic flavors is uniquely nuanced and fresh.

Pierrot Gourmet is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

2. Pierrot Gourmet

8.7
108 E Superior St (The Peninsula), Chicago, IL
Café · Streeterville · 99 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The shells of the macarons are satin smooth and beautifully colored. Most have a great texture. The standout flavors include the choco-coconut, which tastes like a Samoa, and the mint.

Bennison's Bakery is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

3. Bennison's Bakery

9.0
1000 Davis St (at Maple St.), Evanston, IL
Boulangerie · 64 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Each flavor of macaron, including pistacchio, passionfruit, and lemon, is distinct and not overly sweet. They're also technically near-perfect, with pebbled feet and smooth, well-aligned shells.

Floriole Cafe & Bakery is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

4. Floriole Cafe & Bakery

8.4
1220 W Webster Ave (btwn Magnolia & Racine), Chicago, IL
Café · North Side · 91 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Sandra Holl's macarons are perfectly at home in Floriole's elegant pastry case alongside seasonal baked treats. They're light, airy, and full of delicate flavor, leagues beyond usual sugary versions.

Slurping Turtle is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

5. Slurping Turtle

116 W Hubbard St (at N LaSalle St), Chicago, IL
Restaurant de nouilles chinoises · River North · 195 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Unique flavors of macarons are the focus here, and the Sesame, which comes with a soft chocolate filling, is fantastic.

Alliance Bakery is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

6. Alliance Bakery

8.4
1736 W Division St (at N Hermitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · Wicker Park · 68 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The yellow-and-black dotted lemon poppyseed macaron is refreshing, as is the deep green pistachio. All the varieties are filled with a consistently smooth center.

Toni Patisserie & Café is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

7. Toni Patisserie & Café

8.4
65 E Washington St (at Garland Ct), Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · The Loop · 99 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The almond macaron is exceptional with a clear nutty flavor though the filling is on the tough side.

Fritz Pastry is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

8. Fritz Pastry

2233 N Lincoln Ave (Webster), Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · Lincoln Park · 34 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The blueberry macaron is a true spring treat, packed with tons of berry flavor, while the strawberry is equally bright and not overly sugary.

Vanille Patisserie is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

9. Vanille Patisserie

2229 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · North Side · 15 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Unique macaron flavors like green tea, stout, and red velvet are visually stunning, but sometimes indistinguishable. Still, a simple vanilla is a knock-out.

Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

10. Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe

8.1
1114 W Belmont Ave (btwn Seminary & Clifton), Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · Lakeview · 39 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The fruity macaron flavors here are stand-outs, especially the strawberries and cream, which packs a jam-like filling. The salted caramel doesn't taste salted enough, so stick to the pastels.

Al's Deli is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

11. Al's Deli

8.1
914 Noyes St, Evanston, IL
Épicerie fine/de proximité · 31 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: What the Valrhona Chocolate and Salted Caramel macarons lack in visual appeal they more than make up for in taste and texture.

La Boulangerie is one of The Best Macarons in Chicago.

12. La Boulangerie

2569 N Milwaukee Ave (at W Logan Blvd), Chicago, IL
Boulangerie · Logan Square · 21 conseils et avis

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The macarons are bright and very smooth, but the shells don't pack much of a crunch. Pistacchio is pleasantly nutty and delicate, best nibbled with an espresso.