Let Us Entertain You restaurants, also known as Lettuce Entertain You, were created in 1971. They started out in Illinois, but now have over 80 restaurants across the United States. The first of the Let Us Entertain You restaurants began in Chicago, IL in the historic Lincoln Park area. It was called R.J. Grunts. They had a rough first few weeks, but held on until the whole chain exploded. Thank goodness, because they have some of the best eateries to be found anywhere. The Let Us Entertain You restaurants have atmosphere and great food choices.
- Wildfire. This one of the Let Us Entertain You restaurants has a 1940's theme going on, and a completely decadent menu. They offer wood stoves and roasters to add flavor to their specialties. They focus on seafood and steaks with all the bells and whistles like potatos and creamed spinach. Save room because they're also known for their desserts and wine list. They can be found at 159 W. Erie Chicago, IL 60654, or even in Tysons Galleria 1714U International Drive McLean, VA 22102.
- Maggianno's Little Italy. This one of the Let Us Entertain You restaurants is a combination of hearty Italian American food, and a good, old fashioned down home atmosphere. Great family restaurant. Find them at 516 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60654.
- Joe's. This one of the Let Us Entertain You restaurants is located in both Chicago and Las Vegas. The focus is, of course, seafood and great cuts of steak. The restaurant idea for Joe's started out in Miami, FL. It was then incorporated into the Let Us Entertain You restaurants. They're located at The Forum Shops at Caesars 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas, NV 89109, and Corner of Grand & Rush 60 E. Grand Chicago, IL 60611.
- Shaw's Crab House. It's a combination of a classy seafood restaurant and an oyster bar. This one of the Let Us Entertain You restaurants also offers sushi and sashimi. The focus is on succulent top quality crab, and of course, steak. Find them at 21 E. Hubbard Chicago, IL 60611. Don't forget to check out the live jazz band.