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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Post Office
“Endless dinning options. You can spend several days trying to get around to everything. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Convention center hosts multiple numerous global events, conventions and gatherings.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the Chicago White Sox. Games here are always a treat for visitors as well as first-time attendees. Tickets for games are available on their website as well as bargainseatsonline.com. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“My favorite neighborhood Pizza Joint and Sandwiches for dine in or Delivery... The Breaded Steak Sandwich here is a USA today's BEST in America! I have been eating here for over 34 years. The sandwich has many imitators in the neighborhood... no Duplicates!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Table-service bar with craft beer, pub food & live music amid retro rec-room decor with a photo booth.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Café
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“Great brunch spot in Bridgeport and they have one of my favorites —chilaquiles! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Sports Club
“Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox play April - October at Guaranteed Rate Field. Group outings and events/meeting spaces are available year-round. Groups of 20+ fans receive priority seating & special incentives. Save $1 up to $15 off each ticket depending on the size of your group. Enhance your group outing with one of our party areas: •Patio Party •Diamond Suites (from 10-100 people! •Fan Deck •Warning Track •Terrace Suites •Miller Lite Porch •Conference & Learning Center • Conference & Learning Center – Host your pre-game or non-game day meeting/event in this state-of-the-art facility. The Center provides flexible meeting space and advanced communication”
  • 25 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Affordable Coffee spot with awesome snacks and without the pretense. This is in the Beautiful Bridgeport neighborhood, just north west of the BNB which has a Low Key art scene and nightlife along Morgan and Halsted Streets ( between 31st-35th streets). Maria's and Kimski- a Korean Polish Fusion joint. Bernice's, Mitchell's...”
  • 25 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
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“Great dimsum. Good chinese food at price that will not break the bank. Place is huge so the wait is usually minimal.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Chinatown stop where it’s all about the bubble tea! They use fresh fruits and the options are seemingly endless!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Casual Thai spot with a large menu of faves including pad thai & curries in a sleek, warm space.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Beach
“Thursday evening/night is known for Live house music on the beach deck. Time - 6pm through 10pm”
  • 19 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Great live rock music venue easily accessible via the Cermak bus from the Whipple AirBnB or CTA L from the Claremont AirBnB. Be sure to check out their schedule!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
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“There are many excellent restaurants in Chicago's own Chinatown neighborhood, but none of them compare to Three Happiness, for delicious and very affordable Cantonese dining.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“The most beautiful park in the city, in my opinion. Get lost in the weeping willows, the superb landscaping, the sweeping views of the river, Pagoda, the city and bridges of Chicago. Your can walk, kayak, bike, and jog here blissfully. Grabbing a water taxi and heading downtown is a beautiful ride, and a must-do for locals and tourists alike.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Home to the Chicago Whits sox, but also a great place to hang at the bar and watch sports. Catch a baseball game, see the fireworks, get some food from the sports bar attached to stadium anytime”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“My favorite neighborhood Pizza Joint and Sandwiches for dine in or Delivery... The Breaded Steak Sandwich here is a USA today's BEST in America! I have been eating here for over 34 years. The sandwich has many imitators in the neighborhood... no Duplicates!”
  • 22 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Table-service bar with craft beer, pub food & live music amid retro rec-room decor with a photo booth.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Café
“Great brunch spot in Bridgeport and they have one of my favorites —chilaquiles! ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Dim Sum Restaurant
“Great dimsum. Good chinese food at price that will not break the bank. Place is huge so the wait is usually minimal.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“Chinatown stop where it’s all about the bubble tea! They use fresh fruits and the options are seemingly endless!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Casual Thai spot with a large menu of faves including pad thai & curries in a sleek, warm space.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Great live rock music venue easily accessible via the Cermak bus from the Whipple AirBnB or CTA L from the Claremont AirBnB. Be sure to check out their schedule!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Chinese Restaurant
“There are many excellent restaurants in Chicago's own Chinatown neighborhood, but none of them compare to Three Happiness, for delicious and very affordable Cantonese dining.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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