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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Baseball Stadium
“Wrigley Field is a baseball park located on the North Side of Chicago, Illinois. It is the home of the Chicago Cubs, one of the city's two Major League Baseball franchises. It first opened in 1914 as Weeghman Park for Charles Weeghman's Chicago Whales of the Federal League, which folded after the 1915 baseball season.”
  • 398 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Established in 1914, Wrigley Field is the centerpiece and namesake of this former working-class neighborhood. The area is now a tourist hub that swells with activity during Chicago Cubs home games. It’s densely packed with lively sports bars and cool pubs, as well as baseball-themed gift shops that line Sheffield, Addison and Clark streets. The iconic Metro has hosted shows by bands such as R.E.M. and Nirvana.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Best korean wings in the country per dozens of food magazines and tons of locals.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“High-end coffee bar chain serving daily roasted brews in an industrial-chic setting.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Brewery
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“they make their own beer. outdoor seating, great atmosphere. Food is good too!”
  • 55 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“The most amazing bread pudding pancakes. It's up near Wrigley Field but in a fun neighborhood.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“This is one of our first picks to take visitors because it's so different to what most people eat. This is a 100% vegan restaurant, from the buffalo wings to the burgers to their award winning milkshakes, everything is plant based and you're tastebuds with slap you with how much flavor eat bite has. We've heard nothing but praise about this recommendation and we're positive you'll enjoy it too. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Gay Bar
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“Huge, friendly gay bar with tons of space, nightly entertainment, and great frozen drinks.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Housed in an old Schlitz brewery, this bar showcases a diverse lineup of bands, from indie to jazz. A Chicago staple.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Comedy Club
“Comedy club. The Chicago scene is very broad. I only put the Laugh Factory because this is an iconic brand, but I encourage you to look up other comedy and improv club!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Gay Bar
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“Best LGBTQ friendly neighborhood in Chicago, located right next to Wrigley field, enjoy the night scene or the brunch scene. You are sure to have a blast no matter what your background!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Local Landmark Theatre. MoviePass e-ticketing accepted. Go early for some ax throwing in the basement.”
  • 41 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great dinner and brunch. Perfect for families. They have an amazing chicken dip sandwich! Make a reservation for dinner or weekend brunch. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Often listed as one of the top burger joints in Chicago and it’s within walking distance. Great milkshakes too.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
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“Craft Beer, Patio, Neighborhood bar serving BBQ, bar food & craft beers inside or in the large beer garden.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Pub
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“Literary-themed upscale Irish pub with leather banquettes, extensive beer list & American bar fare.”
  • 46 locals recommend