1008 W Armitage Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 +1 773 929 5375
Experience laid-back and casual ambiance at the Ja' Grill Restaurant & Lounge coupled with spicy Caribbean recipes and heady cocktails. Located near the famous Lincoln Park, Ja is famed for its flavorful and colorful dishes served here. Try the Jerk Chicken or simply gorge on Beef Patties, for sea food lovers Jerk Catfish is recommended. Do ensure that you have enough appetite to accommodate heaps of tasty food spiced up with authentic herbs and condiments. Right from refreshing natural fruit juice to traditional Jamaican rum, Ja has an assortment of drinks to choose from. The Caribbean music played in the back-drop perfectly complements the jovial mood. All-in-all a perfect space to experience the Islands magic!
420 West Diversey Parkway Chicago, IL 60614 +1 773 549 9090
This unique high-end sports bar and restaurant offers guests more than just the visual thrill of seeing everything from basketball to soccer on any of the 40 television sets packed throughout the dining room. There is also live music nearly every night of the week, a brunch service on weekends, and sporadic dueling piano shows. The food menu takes typical bar fare to a new level, with lighter options such as hummus and goat cheese and artichoke fritters. The wine list is both diverse and lengthy. Be sure to stop in for brunch, and try the Bloody Mary bar or the Mimosas. - Gina Rosemellia
1935 North Sedgwick Street Chicago, IL 60614 +1 312 337 7900
Considered by many as one of the best Sports Bars in Lincoln Park, Sedgwick's is the place to sit back with a chilled beer and catch the season's most awaited games with pals on the large TV's. The crowd is mainly made up of local sports enthusiasts who with their constant chatter and comments on ongoing soccer and rugby matches add to the noisy atmosphere. With daily and nightly specials, the menu is extensive and features offerings for light snacks and heavier meals. Best described as American Tex-Mex, the food is appetizing with wraps, pizzas and pasta specials to satiate guests.
1711 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60614 +1 312 266 1976
Adjacent to the Steppenwolf theatre in Lincoln Park, the Italian restaurant Trattoria Gianni is a neighborhood gem. Trattoria Gianni serves the most authentic fare of Italy on foreign shores, with food that speaks of earthy flavors that are reminiscent of the by lanes of Rome. A place known for celebrity spotting, Gianni's is a favorite among the locals as well as the elite. The restaurant also doubles up as a venue for private parties and special events in their spacious dining hall. The service staff has won appreciation from patrons for their knowledge and will to guide.
1417 West Fullerton Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 +1 773 348 0706
At the Lincoln Park locale of Sprout Restaurant, the mood is always on the idyllic side. The decor is reminiscent of the courtly dining spaces of Europe, complete with brick walls, wooden floors and raised ceilings. The tasting menu and the specially selected wines leaves you wanting for more. The food offered is a rich assortment of French and American fare. The versatile staff adds another dimension to this much celebrated eatery.
1800 North Lincoln Avenue Hotel Lincoln Chicago, IL 60614 +1 312 981 7070
Perennial Virant is an extraordinary change from the flood of restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood. A sure shot hit in every sense of the word, this eatery is a popular choice among food lovers. Owned and founded by multi-award winning, celebrity chef Paul Virant, the food speaks for itself. With importance given to the freshest of seasonal produce and the art of 'canning' preservatives and flavors, the dishes on offer are nothing short of eye-opening. The interiors reflect an upscale and elegant flair for refinement, complete with cozy recliners and warm lights. Virant's bar is one of the bustling corners of the restaurant, with a wide array of wines and beers. Perrenial Virant also hosts private events and special occasions in their spacious dining hall.
2433 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 +1 773 348 4123
The Biograph Theatre is best known for its historical connection to the infamous gangster John Dillinger. It is also one of Chicago's oldest remaining neighborhood movie houses. This theater possesses many of the distinguishing characteristics of the earliest movie houses, including a simple storefront-width lobby, recessed entrance, free-standing ticket booth, and canopy marquee. Its construction typifies the first-generation movie houses whose architectural style gave legitimacy and respectability to the fledgling motion picture industry.
3111 North Western Avenue Chicago, IL 60618 +1 773 296 6024
The Viaduct Theater located in the western avenue is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of entertainment. Assistance in every aspect of producing, organizing, creating and promoting plays, art, films, music and dance etc is the prime aspect of the theatre. Showcasing independently made movies, it also has provision for facilities related to film making and theatre productions. Over the past, the theatre has also played host to a number of remarkable plays and performances.
1625 West Diversey Parkway Chicago, IL 60614 +1 773 404 7922
Saint Sebastian Players believe in delivering quality performances in different genres ranging from comedy to mystery. This non-profit organization not only performs but tries to imbibe cultural awareness among audience of all ages. In order to achieve this, they perform on a regular basis at Saint Sebastian Players Theatre. Over here, one can enjoy watching operas and theatre shows that take place on seasonal basis. Tickets for the upcoming shows are available at their box-office and one can buy them online through the website too.
615 West Wellington Avenue Chicago, IL 60657 +1 773 281 8463
Supported by the Chicago Community Trust, TimeLine Theatre produces and performs plays that have historical significance but also target present political scenario. They have showcased classic plays like "Timepieces", "Dolly West's Kitchen", "Widowers' Houses", "Not About Nightingales" and many more. Affiliated with the "Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence", After Dark Award and has also won the "Joseph Jefferson Citations", for five years in a row, the theatre continues to bridge the gap between the past and present entertainment era.