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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.
Place of Worship
“Architecturally breathtaking. This is one of only six temples in the world and the only one in North America. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
College Football Field
“Northwestern's football stadium is only a 20 min walk down the street or a 5 min uber ride. Go Wildcats!!!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place is the B E S T for breakfast. These are the best pancakes I've ever had. They have a great spread and the building is beautiful.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Gillson Park / Beach offers 60 acres of beautiful lakefront property, ideal for picnics, bicycling, volleyball, soccer, tennis, and many other spring and summer outdoor activities. South Entrance Sheridan Rd & Michigan Ave. About 5 min car ride from here. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Really well done small museum of the American Indian in Evanston. Please look on-line for hours, cost, and location. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Beautiful garden, architecture. Free open 7 days a week, open to all denominations, accessible by public transportation”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Indie Movie Theatre
“Cheap seats. Also have a variety of events outside of movies. Some live music and other offerings.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gastropub
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  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Women's Store
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This place is the B E S T for breakfast. These are the best pancakes I've ever had. They have a great spread and the building is beautiful.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Gastropub
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Walk to 7blk down Lincoln St. to Lincolnwood Dr. turn right 1 blk to Central St. Gotta B Crepes 2901 Central St. Evanston, IL 60201. Fun place, good crepes, order in line they bring to you. eat at benches and tables.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional French. Reservation recommended. Open for lunch and dinner. An Evanston staple!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends

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