Restaurants on Damen Avenue

2152 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 862-5555
Moderately priced great midwestern food with mediterranean roots. Small, medium and large plates with small and communal table.

O’Cha Thai Cuisine
2062 N. Damen Ave.  Chicago, IL
(773) 235-6242
Neighborhood Thai place

2046 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 772-5600
Breakfast is their specialty, although they do serve lunch. Great selection and always busy on the weekends.

Coast Sushi Bar
2045 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 235-5775
We’ve eaten there on many occasions and the food and ambiance is always wonderful. Great reviews from all of the guests that we send there as well. Try the white dragon roll, it’s a house favorite.

Nick’s Pit Stop
2023 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
Great grilled Chicken.

My Pie Pizza and Li’L Guys Deli
2010 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 394-6900
Great sandwiches, salads and the best pan pizza in the neighborhood. Run by the son of the original owner of the My Pie pizza chain.

Shawarma Inn
2011 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 235.7777
Middle Eastern

Sublime Sushi 
2009 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 772-8744

Izakaya Mita
1960 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
A Japanese-American take on the traditional Japanese “pub” concept.

Le Bouchon
1958 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 862-6600
Country French (Provencal). A jewel of a restaurant. Small and almost always full, this place received great reviews since it opened. I love the roasted duck!
Check Please review

1952 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL
A Southern-focused upscale restaurant aiming to change your perception of southern food.
(773) 648-4466 

George’s Hot Dog
1876 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 227-4034
The neighborhood hotdog joint. I love their sign: “Eat in or take your dog for a walk”
10-8 Monday – Saturday

Sarpino’s Pizza
1852 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 276-7777
A mostly order-out pizza joint with a few seating options inside.

Miko’s Italian Ice  (opens back up in the summer)
1846 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 645-9664
NOON TO 10PM daily (closed until summer)
Lemon Ice is the #1 flavor but they also offer a variety of other fun flavors. They also serve slushies and iced coffee. Open only in the summer.

En Hakkore
1840 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
A Korean / Sandwich place.

Club Lucky
1824 W. Wabansia Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 227-2300
Popular and comfortable Italian place. Excellent grilled calamari, lamb chops, and many other great dishes. Also boasts a nice bar that is ideal for events.

1749 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL 
(773) 697-3315
Cocktail Bar/Lounge

Hot Chocolate
1747 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 489-1747
American Contemporary. The name is Hot Chocolate, but they serve up much more than just delicious desserts in this urban cafe! Their seasonal menu changes often, with plenty of sweet and savory choices for dinner, and of course, dessert. Also serves brunch on weekends.

1733 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
Open 11am to 10pm daily. Mexican fast food on the upscale side. I have always liked their food.

The Goddess and Grocer
1649 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 342-3200
Deli/Takeout/Grocer. Great sandwiches, very elaborate selection of sides & salads (some organic options).

The Northside Bar & Grille
1635 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 384-3555
Informal dining and bar that is always busy on the weekends.

1625 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 772-5501
Toasted sandwiches served inside an old firehouse. Try “The Wreck” with everything on it. A lot of people love this place.

Dimo’s Pizza
1615 N Damen Ave. Chicago, IL

Enso Sushi & Bar
1613 N. Damen Ave Chicago, IL

Flash Taco
1570 N. Damen Chicago, IL
(773) 772-1997
Sun-Thu (10am-4am); Fri-Sat (10am-5am)
Neighborhood taco joint — been around for a while at the Damen/North/Milwaukee intersection. Late night salvation for a lot of hungry over indulgers.

1566 N. Damen Chicago, IL
(872) 829-3144
Sun-Wed (11am-10pm); Thu-Sat (11am-Midnight)
Fast, casual Greek food. A cut above your gyros shacks.

Stan’s Doughnuts
1560 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 360-7386
Sun-Wed (630am – 9pm); Thus (630am-10pm); Fri-Sat (630am-1030pm)
Gourmet Doughnuts – they now also deliver.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters
1552 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(872) 829-3681
Mon-Sun (7am-7pm)
Coffee Shop

Blue Line Club Car
1548 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 395-3700
Dinner only. Right under the Damen Blue Line stop. Beautiful wrap around bar.

Dove’s Luncheonette
1545 N. Damen Ave.
Southern-inspired Mexican food. Order the torta!

Urban Belly
1542 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
Asian Fusion Grub

Big Star
1531 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
(773) 235-4039
Upscale Mexican food at casual restaurant prices. Fish tostadas and goat tacos are two of their many recommended items along with cheap beer.

Lou Malnati’s
1520 N. Damen Ave. Chicago, IL
Delivery/Take-Out only
Chicago based chain that’s been around since 1971.


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