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Best things to do in Downers Grove

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“The Morton Arboretum, in Lisle, Illinois, is a public garden and outdoor museum with a library, herbarium, and program in tree research including the Center for Tree Science. Arbor Evenings: Music and More The special exhibits are always interesting, innovative, and well curated. During my last visit I had to make sure I saw the LEGO exhibit. It was breathtaking. This peacock was amazing. In an earlier couple of visits it took two visits to find all the trolls. Workmanship on them is fantastic! I’m a member, so I was able to enjoy the hunt in a couple of visits. I deducted one star because frankly while I love the space.”
19local recommendations
Shopping Mall
“only 5 minutes away with both inside mall and outside plaza, and a movie theater”
4local recommendations
Pub
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“An Irish pub with good food and beer. Try their homemade Chicken Pot Pie. ”
1local recommendations
Point of Interest
1local recommendations
Liquor Store
“Contemporary American cuisine & charcuterie. Quiet and laid back atmosphere ”
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Wine Bar
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“It is a little more classy than Ballydoyle, can sit outside by the front or inside if you wish. They only serve wine and beer, no mixed drinks, good sandwiches and fruit and cheese dishes. ”
3local recommendations
Point of Interest
Point of Interest
2local recommendations
Bar
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“Spacious sports bar with many TVs and decent food. You'll always find a table!”
1local recommendations
Restaurant
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Movie Theatre
3local recommendations
Restaurant
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“They say you haven't experienced the Chicago food scene until you've had Portillo's! The menu is extensive and the chocolate cake shake will change your life.”
3local recommendations
Brewery
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3local recommendations
Fast Food Restaurant
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“It's your typical awesome Greek style family restaurant, mostly for Breakfast and Lunch. ”
1local recommendations
Organic Grocery
“There are plenty of options for groceries around here but this is the closest. ”
3local recommendations
Convenience Store
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