Illinois State Fair | Ethnic Cuisine
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Ethnic Cuisine

Booths open 10:30 am - 10 pm daily
Fifteen nationalities and two international beer booths will be represented in the Ethnic Village this year: Below are the different nationalities that are represented in Ethnic Village and a few of their food specialties.

Open 10:30 am - 10 pm daily.
Live music from Noon - 9 pm

  • Filipino

    Pancit, Egg Rolls, Pork Kabobs, Crab Rangoon, Banana Turon, Chip Stix Potato Shish Kabob, Water, & Drinks

  • Cajun

    Turkey Legs, Chicken Sandwiches, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Shrimp-on-a-Stick, French Fries, Chicken Jambalaya, Po-Boy Sandwiches, Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice with Andouille Sausage, Beignets, Corn-on-the-Cob, Water, & Drinks

  • Italian

    Pizza, Italian Beef, Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwiches, Chicken Parmigiana Sandwich, Italian Combo Sandwich, Cheese Claw, Water, & Drinks

  • Cuban

    Pork Sandwiches, Pork Wraps, BBQ Pork Nachos, Havana Black Beans & Rice, Iced Tea (Brewed & Flavored), Shake-Ups (Kiwi-Lime-Ade & Lemon), Water, & Drinks

  • Czech

    Potato Pancakes Plain, Pork Goulash, Goulash Taco's, Czech Sausage Kabobs, Fried Prasky-Czech Bologna Sandwich, Czech Hot Dog (Parky), Langos Sweet/Savory, Mushroom Ragu, Brown Pan Gravy, Fried Cheese with Tarter Sauce, String Cheese, Pickles On-A-Stick, Sopsky Salad, Apple Strudel, Popcorn, Czech Lemonade Shake Up, Herbel Tea, Bottled Water, Hot Coffee, & Drinks

  • Indian

    Chicken/Pork Curry, Chicken Tikka Masala, Vegetable Curry, Samosa Rice, Tandoor Kabobs, Jerk Chicken, Spinach Paneer, Mango Smoothies, & Drinks

  • Greek

    Gyros (Chicken & Beef), Grecian Salad, Baklava, Gyro Puffs, Greek French Fries, Iced Tea,, & Drinks

  • Polish

    Polish Sausage, Keilbasa, Sauerkraut, Pierogies, Ribeyes, Cheddar Bacon Pork, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Marinated Pork Chops, Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, & Drinks

  • Mexican

    Pork Belly Hurache, Street Tacos (Chorizo, Steak Chimichuri, Carnitas, Fish), Big Walking Tacos, BBQ Pork Carnitas Sandwiches, Burritos/Burrito Bowls, Hard Shell Taco Salads, Quesadillas, Loaded Nachos, Chips & Salsa, Churros, Horchata, Mango Limeade, Water, & Drinks

  • German

    Brats, Franks, Ruben, Schnitzel, German Potato Salad, Red Cabbage, Sauerkraut, Pulled Pork, Apple Strudel, & Drinks

  • Brazil

    Beef Wraps, Tacos, Street Nachos, Multi-Colored Potato Nuggets, Spanish Rice, Shake-Ups (Kiwi-Lime-Ade & Lemon), Iced Tea (Brewed & Flavored), Water, & Drinks

  • English

    Jacket Potatoes, Fish & Chips, Frog Legs with Chips, Bangers & Mash, Shepherd's Pie (Lamb & Beef), Lancashire Hot Pot, Bubble & Squeak, BBQ Burgers & Potatoes, Fiery Chicken Wings, Steak & Potatoes, Loaded Hot Dogs with Curry Fries & Crab Mayo, & Drinks

  • French

    Garlic & Cajun Chicken/Steak/Pork Wraps, Fried Garlic Chicken, French Fries-on-a-Stick, Grilled Chicken Salad, Haystack Onion Strings, Butterfly Potato Chips, Garlic Eggplant, Garlic Pickles, Garlic Calamari, Fruit Crepes, Smoothies, Chocolate Cheesecake, Fried Candy-on-a-Stick, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade, Iced Tea, & Drinks

  • Romanian

    Dracula's Feast (Chicken with Garlic or Spicy Pork & Mujdei), Spicy Sausage-on-a-Stick & Shrimp, Clatite, Meat Pies, Polenta with Feta, Giant Gogosi with Honey Pecans, Smoothies, Lemonade, Iced Tea, Deep Fried Coke & Ice Cream, Fish & Chips, Funnel Cakes, & Drinks

  • Mediterranean

    Pita Melts (Chicken, Beef, Ham), Falafel Sandwiches, Hummus, Spanakopita, Chop Salad, Iced Tea, & Drinks

  • A Filipino
  • B Greek
  • C Cuban
  • D Indian
  • E German
  • F Polish
  • G Cajun
  • H Beer
  • I Brazil
  • J Jamaican
  • K Italian
  • L Mexican
  • M Romanian
  • N English
  • O Beer
  • P French