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Things to do in Wicker Park, Chicago

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Taco Place
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“Mexican street food, plus margaritas & other drinks fuel a lively scene at this funky hangout.”
  • 370 locals recommend
Speakeasy
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“One of the city's most reputable cocktail bars. No reservations. Only craft products used. Proper attire requested. ”
  • 218 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“See and be seen with cool restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping on Milwaukee avenue. It's also easy to catch the Blue Line train downtown.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“So many options on tap and delicious pizza. They offer a dinner and lunch menu. I would recommend the New Haven Style pizza if you go!”
  • 152 locals recommend
Bar
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“NOW WITH POOL TABLES! Over 50 arcade and pinball games, skee ball, 20 beers on draft, cocktails, and more! Open at 5p”
  • 90 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A great brunch option with a wide variety of different breakfast and lunch options. I would recommend their "Caramelized Apple Pancakes". Definitely a treat! ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Donut Shop
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“If you like donuts, you need to go to Stan's. Nutella stuffed pockets. Pistachio cake. Blueberry fritter. Line can build but goes fast. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Popular burgers plus shakes, beer & cocktails served in rustic, takeout-friendly digs with a patio.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Small, bustling neighborhood restaurant & bar serving seafood & vegetarian/vegan comfort food. Very hip and cool and a little punk.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“'80s-themed rustic coffee shop, complete with a DeLorean, pouring locally roasted coffee.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Bookshop
“This is a second hand bookstore that also has live music on Mondays! They also have occasionally poetry reads (go to their website for the events calendar).”
  • 54 locals recommend
Diner
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“Homestyle Mexican - an ideal spot to do some people-watching too (I love to sit in the window!)”
  • 57 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Personally, I have never been here but I have heard nothing but amazing reviews! I would recommend the "Smoke Daddy Rib Sampler" for the best selection of all their slow smoked ribs. They also have live music which would make the perfect night out! ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Hip family-friendly American eatery known for its seasonal fare, rich desserts & hot chocolate.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“They have delicious fish tacos! For dessert, I would recommend the "Abuelita's Pop Tarts". ”
  • 65 locals recommend
Bar
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“Elevated pub grub including sausages pairs with lots of brews at this rustic-chic hangout.”
  • 59 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Mexican street food, plus margaritas & other drinks fuel a lively scene at this funky hangout.”
  • 370 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“So many options on tap and delicious pizza. They offer a dinner and lunch menu. I would recommend the New Haven Style pizza if you go!”
  • 152 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A great brunch option with a wide variety of different breakfast and lunch options. I would recommend their "Caramelized Apple Pancakes". Definitely a treat! ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“Popular burgers plus shakes, beer & cocktails served in rustic, takeout-friendly digs with a patio.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Small, bustling neighborhood restaurant & bar serving seafood & vegetarian/vegan comfort food. Very hip and cool and a little punk.”
  • 94 locals recommend
Diner
“Homestyle Mexican - an ideal spot to do some people-watching too (I love to sit in the window!)”
  • 57 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Personally, I have never been here but I have heard nothing but amazing reviews! I would recommend the "Smoke Daddy Rib Sampler" for the best selection of all their slow smoked ribs. They also have live music which would make the perfect night out! ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Hip family-friendly American eatery known for its seasonal fare, rich desserts & hot chocolate.”
  • 71 locals recommend

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