Restaurants on Western Avenue

Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins
1651 N. Western Ave. Wicker Park Chicago, IL

Life on Marz Community Club
1950 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 579-1935
Hip, funky Microbrewery feat. a rotating draft list and classic Chicago hotdogs.

Raffaelo’s Pizzeria
1901 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 697-3155
Dine-in, Carryout, or Delivery. Open until 1am on Fri-Sat, and midnight on Mon-Thu.

Sala Pao Thai Steamed Buns
Inside Western “EL” station
Along with Thai Ice Tea and Thai Ice Coffee

1906 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL

Oromo Cafe 
1912 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 904-8147


1960 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 384-1035
Western Ave. and Armitage Ave. A Chicago classic – all ice cream and candies are homemade. Classic 50’s style ice cream shop with booths and all the goodies your sweet tooth craves. Also serves food.
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Little Lazo’s Latin Cafe
1961 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 904-7584
Cuban & Mexican.

2001 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 772-4944
Mexican. Been around for many years, many people’s favorite. Parking behind the building off Armitage.

2009 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 486-3303
24 Hour Mexican joint that has been around for about 25 years. My favorite Mexican restaurant when I first moved into the neighborhood– and the food is still cheap and good.  Full bar and music on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. They now deliver! 11am-11pm. Parking next door to the north and across the street.

2035 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
Great coffee, excellent small menu food and wonderful atmosphere.

Las Asadas
2045 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(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
Family restaurant that’s been in the neighborhood since 1957. Delivers great thin-crust pizza till Midnight Sun-Thurs and till 1am Friday & Saturday.

Fresh Market Place
2140 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
For those of us that remember the old  Jimenez grocery store & food service counter will be happy to know Fresh Marketplace kept some of the old favorites in their food service counter.

Brasil Legal Cafe
2161 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 772-6650
Brazilian food in an unassuming market & cafe

Chef Special Cocktail Bar
2165 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 666-5143
It’s name aside, amazing take on Chinese food and other notable food!

Birrieria Estilo Jalisco
2230 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 252-8425
“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. Chicago, IL
(773) 687.9408

Quesadilla La Reina Del Sur- vegan & vegetarian
2235 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 235.8807
Mexican with vegan & vegetarian options!

Chay Fratello’s Italian Restaurant and BBQ
2241 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 698-6925

2252 N. Western Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 252-4747
Cuban restaurant with an expansive rum bar. Live music every Tuesday!

The Fullerton
2400 W. Fullerton Ave. Chicago, IL
Clean diner with cheap breakfasts. Good basic breakfast and lunch. Open for dinner.

Estrella Negra
2346 W. Fullerton Chicago, IL
(773) 227-5993
Amazing upscale (but affordable) Mexican restaurant with great food and excellent classic margaritas.  Closed Mondays.

C0cina Boricua
2420 W. Fullerton Chicago, IL
(773) 235-7377
Traditional Puerto Rican


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