Restaurants on Western Avenue

Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins
1651 N. Western Ave. 773.278.0215

1722 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL

Ava’s Italian 
1814 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
Smoothies & Juices Vegan Raw Natural Desserts

Le Café Station Grill
1889 N. Winnebago Ave. (773) 697.4644
Dine-in, Carryout, or Delivery.  New upscale little café restaurant connected to the Western “EL” station.

Sweet Rice
1904 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 661-2743
Mixed Asian menu of Thai, Korean & Japanese fare BYOB


Little Lazo’s Latin Café
1961 N. Western Ave (773
Cuban, Mexican & other Latin comfort foods

2001 N. Western Ave. (773) 772-4944
Mexican. Been around for many years, some people have said this is their favorite place.

Marcus Estilo Nayarit
2009 N. Western Ave.
Mexican seafood

Mammoth Poke
2035 N. Western Ave. (312) 516-2456

The Art of Chicken

2041 N Western Ave.   773.661-2774
Open again after long shut down. Counter-service spot for flame-boiled grilled chicken and sides including “disco fries”. 

Las Asadas
2045 N. Western Ave. (773) 235-5538
One of five in the Chicago area. Serves a fine basic taco.

John’s Pizzeria Ristorante & Lounge
2104 N. Western Ave. (773) 384-1755
A family restaurant that has been in the neighborhood since 1957. Delivers great thin-crust pizza till Midnight Sun-Thurs and till 1am Friday & Saturday.

Brasil Legal Cafe
2161 N. Western Ave. (773) 772-6650
Unassuming market & café offering traditional Brazilian food

Fresh Market Place
2134 N. Western Ave. (773) 904-3000
Inside this great neighborhood grocery store is a take-out restaurant and great to-go items.

Birrieria Estilo Jalisco
2230 N. Western Ave. (773) 252-8425Birrieria translates to “Goatery”, serving goat dishes and a few other basic Mexican dishes.  Get a whole goat (serves 40) for $200.

Taqueria Chingon

2234 N. Western Ave. 773.687.9408
Upscale new taqueria with a variety of tasty options

Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur
2235 N. Western Ave. (773) 235-8807
Mexican with vegan and vegetarian options!

Allez Cafe
2239 N. Western Ave.
Opened by former Alinea and Blackbird cook Jason Melamed along with Andrew Silaghi offers a full espresso menu and other coffee drinks, handmade pastries, breakfast sandwiches and a rotating list of food options made in the Ambrosia kitchen. They also plan to offer the space to local chefs to host pop-up meals and events.

Sazon Cubano
2252 N. Western Ave. (773) 252-4747

Chef Special
2165 N. Western Ave. (773) 666-5143 

Buzzing craft cocktail bar with a menu of upscaled Chinese favorites. Our staff’s favorite restaurant — could be because it’s our manager Ashlee’s husband’s restaurant but most likely because it is really good food!

The Fullerton
2400 W. Fullerton Ave. (773) 384-5500
Clean diner with cheap breakfast. Good basic breakfasts and lunches.  Open for dinner.

Estrella Negra
2346 W. Fullerton Chicago, IL (773) 227-5993
Upscale Mexican restaurant with funky décor, great food and fun atmosphere.

Wonder Chop
2418 W. Fullerton  Chicago, IL (773) 384-6499
A nice Chinese take-out & delivery.

Owen & Engine
2700 N. Western Ave.  (773) 235-2930
A British pub with well reviewed food and an impressive beer list.