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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Pizza Place
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“Pequod's Pizza specializes in Chicago Deep Dish Pizza with a caramelized crust .  ”
  • 146 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Hip family-friendly American eatery known for its seasonal fare, rich desserts & hot chocolate.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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“Costa Rican restaurant that has also been featured on "Diners, Dives and Drive-ins" - BYOB”
  • 66 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Featured in "Chicago's Best" Magazine, this is a relaxed and BYOB sushi joint.”
  • 46 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Man...their burger is insanely good with housemade pickles. There are some insanely good cocktails, and the wine list never disappoints. They've started a new specialty menu recently, which features a seasonal food.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Hip neighborhood BYOB cafe serving brunch/lunch in a casual setting with toasters & knickknacks.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Trendy coffee bar along the 606 walking trail. Great place to grab a coffee and then explore the trail.”
  • 29 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Le Bouchon has been thriving in Bucktown since 1993, serving classic French Bistro food in a dining room that will transport you to Paris. Voted one of the best French Restaurants in America by Timeout Magazine. Open for Lunch and Dinner”
  • 29 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Petite coffee shop offering breakfasts, baked goods & sandwiches from a counter & walk-up window.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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“Local Korean favorite. A must visit for foodies looking for quick, casual, inexpensive and relatively healthy meal. Counter service. Best of... ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a bar with free music and/or comedy every night. The majority of people who go there for the events are artists and musicians. They have 4 musical open mikes every week, including a great blues jam on Tuesday nights and 3-4 comedy open mics. Art on the walls. Definitely dive-y, but with a lot of heart.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Good tacos. Some would say better than Lazo’s (right next door), others would dispute that. Open 24 hours.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Short menu, cash only, and amazing. The Red Chili Chicken is probably my top dish in the city.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wonderful staff that makes you feel welcome! Daily specials for both food and drink. Can't get a better patio with covered seating and TVs. Enjoy trivia night on Wednesdays @ 8pm - get there early for a seat.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“best deep dish in chicago. Only place I go for deep dish. hole in the wall, expect to order and sit at a bar, or carry-out. extremely cost friendly!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Antico is just a short walk away. Incredibly friendly staff, delicious high-end Italian food and wine, quiet atmosphere, and a back patio (open in the summer) that feels like a piece of Europe right in the middle of the neighborhood.”
  • 8 locals recommend