Handlebar is a mostly vegetarian restaurant in Wicker Park that has a real locals-only feel to it. It’s the kind of place you want to sit, eat, drink, and hang. And that’s especially true in the summer, when you can do it all on their patio out back. Just don’t plan on coming with a big group, because you can only get tables for up to 6 max. While Handlebar is mostly vegetarian, it’s not just for vegetarians. Items like catfish or fried avocado tacos are good as well, and it's also a nice place to drink.
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