04/12/2012 01:26 pm ET

Chicago's Most Expensive Cuisines: Local List Varies Widely From National Averages (PHOTOS)

Chicago doesn't need to be told that we can be a little eccentric, especially when it comes to our food. But in case that wasn't explicitly clear, GrubHub rounded up the city's most expensive cuisines--and, compared to the national averages, the Second City's first-choices are clear.

While the U.S. list was topped by fine dining and included French, Korean, Persian and African fare, Chicagoans vote with their dollar in very different directions.

Check out the food styles we throw down the most cash to eat below. Looking for a meal that's easier on the wallet? Check out Chicago's cheapest cuisines.

Chicago's Most Expensive Cuisines