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Staff Pick for Lunch!
Lovely1130 N. Milwaukee Ave.
This country kitchen-cute bakery comes complete with rocking chairs, mix-and-match furniture, and a general store stocked with arty kitchen towels, teapots, and aprons. The pastry case is loaded with choices like banana-pecan muffins, oatmeal raisin cookies, brownies, lemon "tartlettes" and apple almond "cobblerette." They also offer a delicious breakfast and lunch menu.
1050 N Milwaukee Ave
Right around the corner from our theater, this casual quick-serve focuses on inexpensive Mediterranean and Middle Eastern favorites such as shawarma, falafel, hummus, baba ghanoush and kabobs. Vegetarian options are plentiful.
Swim Café1357 W. Chicago Ave.
This coffee shop and cafe offers baked goods such as house-made pastries and cookies, plus salads, sandwiches, and panini.
1132 N Milwaukee Ave.
This little Noble Square BYOB serves classic Thai noodle and
rice dishes (aromatic curries are among the menu highlights) and sushi.
FLO1434 W. Chicago Ave.
Flo is a funky cafe that specializes in New Mexican cooking (there are subtle differences between this cuisine and Tex-Mex, or California Mex, or Mex Mex). Flo gets its peppers directly from a farmer in New Mexico, so the taste is as genuine as anything in Santa Fe.
branch 271371 W. Chicago Avenue
Branch 27 is an American bistro open for brunch and dinner - a casual, neighborhood spot with hearty, urban-meets-rustic bistro fare. Located within an early 1900s brick and terra cotta building that once contained Chicago’s 27th ward Library, Branch 27 creatively combines a rustic setting with stylized, handcrafted furnishings and details.
butterfly Sushi bar1421 W. Chicago Avenue
Our chefs have created a menu that will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. Through years of experience they have mastered the pairing of simple but complex flavors to create some of the most tasteful and innovative New-Japanese and Thai cuisine. Using only the freshest ingredients and top quality meats and fish from around the world. Butterfly Sushi bar offers something for everyone.
Leona’s1936 W. Augusta Blvd.
A Chicago favorite since 1950, this locally owned-and-operated chain (yes, there really was a Leona) serves gargantuan portions of Italian favorites like ravioli and lasagna, thin crust and Sicilian-style deep dish pizza, including honey wheat and butter crust options, plus all-American fare like barbecued baby back ribs, Buffalo chicken wings and burgers.