As hard as we try to pretend it is, Lake Michigan is not an ocean. That said, there are some spots along the “beach” that manage to convince you that you’re closer to the Jersey Shore than to Gary, Indiana. The Dock at Montrose Beach in Uptown achieves this - it’s a cafe right on the lakefront sand. And while the burger might be mediocre, the convenience definitely isn’t.
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Tank Noodle is a casual Vietnamese restaurant that serves great pho, among other traditional dishes.
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Homeslice is a pizza spot ideal for hanging out with your friends for food and drinks.
Lula Cafe is a Logan Square staple that’s Perfect For a lot of occasions. It’s always a reliable place to eat.
Chicken & Farm Shop
Chicken & Farm Shop is one of the casual restaurants in Soho House. It shouldn't come as a surprise that chicken is the main attraction.
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Demera in Uptown is one of the best and only ways to experience Ethiopian food in town. Go with a group and try a few different things.
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