847-549-3152 | 547 N. Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048



$8 Spicy Chorizo Eggrolls

Chorizo & cream cheese stuffed eggrolls, CU signature sauce

$5 Edamame

Tossed with your choice of sea salt or CU spice mix

$9 Ricotta Meatballs

Turkey, pork, & ricotta meatballs, fresh mozzarella, marinara sauce, toasted ciabatta bread

$7 Fried Pickles

Thinly sliced dill pickle, CU Panko breading, creamy chipotle sauce, chives

$7 Poutine

Waffle fries, CU gravy, melted white cheddar cheese curds

$7 Chili-Loaded Twice Baked Potato

Mashed potato, Midwest chili, diced CU bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream

$7 Chili U Haystack Onions

$12 Chili U Fried Shrimp

Herb marinated, crispy-fried shrimp, sweet garlic chili dipping sauce

$14 Peppercorn Tuna

Peppercorn crusted sushi-grade tuna, sliced avocado, sticky rice, wasabi mustard mayo

$12 Lettuce Wraps

Thai marinated, thinly sliced, chilled medium rare ribeye, tomatoes, cucumber, cilantro, sweet Thai dressing, brown rice pad Thai noodles

$10 Chili U Appetizer Trio

Two fried pickles, two egg rolls, two fried shrimp

Chili U Specialties

$12 Chili U Sliders

Mix and match any three:
Chili Joe (chili, cheddar cheese, Fritos chips, scallions)
Quinoa Mushroom (quinoa, mushroom, lettuce, tomato)
Pulled Pork (pork, mango salsa)
Kobe Beef (choice of cheese - cheddar, pepperjack, or Wisconsin blue)
Add caramelized onions +.25 Add diced CU bacon +.50


Plate(one style) $9 Platter(pick three) $25 Chili U Chicken Wings

Dry-rub seasoned jumbo chicken wings with your choice of:
Sriracha - Sweet Thai Chili Peanut - Buffalo - Spicy Maple

Half $14 / Full $24 Lobster Mac N’ Cheese

Maine lobster, ditali pasta, brie cream sauce, crispy pancetta

Half $8 / Full $15 Chili U Mac N’ Cheese

Three cheese blend, CU spiced bacon, sweet potatoes, chives

Chili You Make

Pick a Chili, Base, and Your Toppings. Customize Any Way You Want!

$14 Almost Texas Chili

Top sirloin, Dos Equis beer gravy, chuck wagon spices, poblano pepper, onion

$9 Midwest Chili

Ground sirloin, pork, bacon, red kidney beans, house secret seasonings

$9 Lean Mean Turkey Bean Chili

House made turkey sausage, ground turkey, red bell peppers, red beans

$9 Vegan 4 Bean Chili

Garbanzo, great northern, red kidney, black beans, rich tomato broth, bell peppers, CU seasonings and spiced with chipotle peppers

$12 Cheeseburger Chili

Ground sirloin, bacon, burger fixin's, onion cheddar béchamel sauce, buttered burger bun


Mashed Potatoes - Macaroni Noodles - Angel Hair Pasta - Hashbrowns - Green Beans & Onions - Chili Fried Rice - Sticky Rice - Brown Rice - White Rice


Red Beans - Black Beans - Sour Cream - Cheddar Cheese - Pepper Jack Cheese - Queso Fresco - Vegan Cheese - Jalapeno Peppers Red Peppers - Onions - Red Onions - Scallions - Tomatoes - Black Olives
Grilled Onions +$.50 - Diced Avocado +$1.50 - CU Bacon Chips +$1.50 - Fried Egg +$1.50

Chili We Make

Tried and True Recipes Designed to Please Your Palate!

$16 Thai Shrimp Chili

Sticky rice, sautéed chili garlic shrimp, shitake & button mushrooms, great Northern beans, onion, ginger, Thai seasoning, red curry, tomato coconut sauce, cilantro

$13 African Chicken Chili

Angel hair pasta, roasted chicken, creamy tomato peanut sauce, crimini and button mushrooms, onion, sour cream, scallions

$13 Rio Rio Chili

White rice, house made pork sausage, bacon, smoked sausage, bell peppers, black beans, aged cheddar cheese, sour cream, diced onions

Chili of the Month

Ask your server about this month’s specialty chili!


$3.50 Waffle Fries, Sweet Potato Tots

$3.50 Side Salad, Balsamic Vinaigrette

$3.50 Creamy Mango Jalapeno Slaw

$3.50 Green Chili Cheese Grits

$3.50 Jalapeno Corn Muffin

$3.50 Custard Corn Muffin

$3.50 Chili U Seasonal Vegetables

Big Salads

$15 Korean Steak Salad

Bulgogi marinated beef, Asian cucumber salad, sticky rice, crunchy rice noodles and spicy chili garlic dressing (mild dressing available)

$13 Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad

Marinated slow roasted diced chicken tossed with romaine, queso fresco, avocado, red peppers, corn, black beans, tomatoes, red radish and jicama in a honey-cilantro-lime vinaigrette

$11 Quinoa Salad

Lightly seasoned quinoa, butter lettuce, snow peas, roasted pumpkin seeds and chives with a Creole mustard dressing - Add slow roasted chicken +$3.00 - Add caramelized chili shrimp +$5.00

$13 Hot and Crunchy Chicken Salad

Crunchy almond chicken breast, green leaf & butter lettuce, snow peas, red pepper, mango-jalapeño dressing topped with mango slaw

$15 Caramelized Shrimp Salad

Shrimp sautéed with CU spices, green leaf & butter lettuces, blueberries, grilled asparagus, toasted pecans and shredded egg with blueberry yogurt dressing

$15 Spicy Asian Tuna Salad

Sesame seed crusted Ahi Tuna, red & green leaf lettuce, arugula, toasted almonds, rice noodles, oranges, with a spicy sesame seed vinaigrette

Hand Helds

All served with a choice of waffle fries, sweet potato tots, CU slaw or side salad. Gluten-free buns available for an additional fee.

$13 Prime Rib Sandwich

Slow-roasted thinly sliced prime rib, CU spiced grilled onions, provolone cheese, ciabatta roll

$13 Kobe Beef Burger

Half pound Kobe beef burger, Fontina cheese, sautéed shiitake mushrooms

$9 Two Vienna Beef Chili Cheese Hot Dogs

Toasted New England roll, Midwest chili, aged cheddar cheese

$14 Shrimp Po’Boy

Toasted New England roll, lightly breaded herb marinated shrimp, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, CU remoulade

$11 BELT Sandwich With CU Bacon

Toasted New England roll, 2 fried eggs, CU bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado, CU spread

$13 CU Bella

Italian twist on a Cuban classic - Slow braised pork, sliced prosciutto, Fontina cheese, sliced pickles, mustard, mojo mayo, pressed on a ciabatta bun

$14 Panko Fried Tilapia Tacos

3 flour tortillas, honey-lime-cumin glazed tilapia, chipotle cream sauce, mango-jalapeno slaw

$13 CU Overloaded Burger

Half-pound sirloin burger, haystack onions, CU bacon, sriracha cream cheese, scallions

$12 Quinoa Mushroom Burger

Quinoa burger made with shiitake, crimini, and button mushrooms, onion, celery, carrot, cheddar cheese, pepperjack cheese, brioche bun

$12 CU Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Marinated chicken breast, grilled red onion, grilled tomato, provolone cheese, chimichurri mayonnaise

Sweet Surprises

$6 Cheesecake

Vanilla cheesecake, fresh raspberries, walnut graham cracker crust

$6 Texas Sheet Cake

Moist chocolate cake, sweet chocolate fudge, vanilla bean ice cream, rich whipped cream

$6 Fluffernutter Bread Pudding

Warm peanut butter and marshmallow bread pudding, vanilla bean ice cream, creamy peanut butter sauce

$6 French Apple Pie

Cinnamon spiced apples, brown sugar topping, vanilla bean ice cream

$6 Fresh Berries and Mousse

Grand Marnier, fresh ricotta, whipped cream

$6 Cookies and Milk

Kids Menu

Served with choice of apple slices or waffle fries and a kids beverage

$5.50 Cheese Quesadilla

$5.50 Hamburger

Add cheese +$.50

$5.50 Peanut Butter Sandwich

With your choice of jelly, fluff or honey

$5.50 Chicken Fingers

$5.50 Vienna Beef Hot Dog

Add chili +$1.00 Add cheese +$.50

$5.50 Mac N’ Cheese