Dine Out On Broadway is Returning For It’s Fourth Season
Sunglasses, carafes of mimosas, SPF, and patio season, our feature summer event is back for the 2023 Season!
Started in 2020 to help our local businesses throughout the pandemic, we’re continuing our program this year to further lend a hand to our businesses and allow our community to enjoy open streets & expanded patios.
Read more below to see our participating restaurants!
DINE OUT DATES
Friday, July 7 – Sunday, July 9 Friday September 22nd – Sunday, September 24th
Bombay Eats formerly known as Bombay Wraps is Chicago’s first fast-casual Indian concept focusing on authentic, fresh, and fast Indian fare served in a modern environment. They have taken the best of Indian food – complex flavors, rich aromas, abundant variety and delicious slow-cooked recipes – and made it simple, fast and approachable by serving it in Wraps (Paratha or Whole Wheat Roti), Sandwich Rolls (Buttered & Toasted), Bowls (Basmati Rice or Fresh Cut Salad), and Tacos! Their menu features delicious meat (chicken tikka, lamb curry, beef kebab, etc.) and vegetarian (cheese paneer, chickpea chana, etc.) choices. Fresh. Indian. Fast!
Buena Vista Restaurant is the premier carry out Mexican cuisine in Lakeview East. Family owned and operated since 2004, the Ramirez family personally oversees all activities in the restaurant, from serving to cooking! You will be thrilled with the quality of the food and the excellent service you receive. The Ramirez family prides itself on having a family member in Buena Vista at all times to serve the neighborhood family. Stop by during the dine out or order online and have a great meal delivered directly to your home.
Chilam Balam is a sustainably-minded BYOB restaurant serving Mexican tapas with a farm-fresh twist. Incorporating tasty, fresh ingredients, Chilam Balam designs all its dishes to share at the table. There are also many gluten-free options. After more than twelve years of being in business, the team has received several impressive accolades including the Chicago Michelin Bib Gourmand(2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, 2021), Chicago Magazine’s Best New Restaurant as well as Top Mexican Restaurants in Chicago
Tucked away in Lakeview East, Dram Shop is a dive bar that features unique decorations, including a vintage jukebox. This classic spot has been a gathering place for all types, including those who want a beer at 7 AM. Dram Shop has tons of beer options and famous specials like a $2 Pabst Blue Ribbons. Stop into this eclectic dive bar to enjoy a cold beer and rub elbows with some Lakeview East locals.
New in 2023, Done-ne is a Korean snack bar, the first in Lakeview East! The menu consists of dozens of Korean dishes, such as kimchi pajeon, spicy pork bulgogi, and beef bibimbap. Check out the full menu here!
Fancy Plants Cafe
Fancy Plants Café is a 100% plant-based coffee shop featuring fresh brewed Dark Matter Coffee, Rishi Tea, and an assortment of delicious pastries and savory breakfast items including bagels with cashew cream cheese & carrot lox, a breakfast sandwich, burrito or wrap from nationally renowned (yet local) Chefs Kevin Schuder and Tiffany Lowder. Grab ‘n go food and seasonal soup options rotate daily. Weekends feature an extensive menu with freshly baked cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting, chocolate babka, and almost 2 dozen pastries and savory items.
Flub a Dub Chub has had a home in Lakeview East for nearly 14 years! They are a family-run business with a strong reputation for service and food quality. They have had appearances in Chicago Magazine for Top Burgers in Chicago as well as appearances on “Chicago’s Best.” Come in and see their customer-driven Gallery of Flub A Dub Chubs caricatures. They specialize in grab-and-go foods that include burgers with over 15 varieties including a veggie and turkey burger, and hot dogs with many varieties including Polish brats, sausages and Vienna dogs. Stop by this tucked-away spot on Broadway for one of the best burgers in the city.
Little Wok is a full-service restaurant that represents the culmination of a variety of Asian flavors. The extensive menu covers Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Korean fare. The traditional orange chicken, Mongolian beef and fresh sushi sashimi are among the best in the city. Little Wok offers both a modern and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for a night out with friends and family, or date night. Little Wok also features a full bar, Al fresco dining, carry-out and delivery
Monsignor Murphy's is the ultimate neighborhood watering hole. With live music on the weekends, trivia nights, and plenty of TVs to catch a game, this tucked-away gem has it all. With a full-service back patio bar, this is the perfect spot for catching up with friends over a beer. Plus, the free popcorn to munch on while you hang out is a fun addition to any night
O-Mi is a brand new Japanese Dessert Shop! Located at the corner of Broadway and Briar, O-Mi is serving up delicious goodies like soft serve, milk tea, smoothies, boba, shaved ice, rice bowls, and even more! They are open and ready to serve, go check them out!
New to the neighborhood, Sila's is changing the concept of fast food with its unique Mediterranean flare. They specialize in Mediterranean-style bowls and sandwiches with house-made delicious sauces. The interior is full of lots of sunflowers and comfortable seating, perfect for a sit-down lunch or dinner. Take a picture in front of their instagramable flower wall and try some of their picture-perfect foods
Since 1962, family-owned and operated Stella’s Diner has been a neighborhood gem offering diner classics including milkshakes and burgers. A giant fist adorns Stella’s façade paying tribute to Jimmy Mavraganes who originally opened this Lakeview East local favorite. Current owners describe the diner as “a step up” from the typical diner experience offering delicious comfort food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch...all with a smile and friendly service
When the owner’s grandparents arrived from the Old World, they brought with them a lifetime of prized, traditional recipes. Armed with these family secrets and a desire to provide authentic Jewish meals, they established The Bagel in 1950 as a premier ethnic eatery. Since opening, the restaurant has moved twice, but the owners of The Bagel are proud to carry on their family heritage in Lakeview East. The Bagel offers traditional Jewish dishes, fresh bagels, catering packages, special holiday menus, and more!
An upscale Irish Bar and Restaurant located in the heart of Lakeview East, Wilde Bar & Restaurant provides a luxurious ambiance where guests will find a welcomed change from the usual Irish bar experience. Whether you partake in libations at one of the two Brunswick bars, dine with friends in the comfortable leather booths, or cozy up by the fireplace in the grand library, you are guaranteed an experience that is sure to warm your heart. With an extensive drink selection, you are sure to find the perfect food and drink pairing. Wilde offers upscale comfort food ranging from chicken pot pie to classic fish & chips. Don’t forget to join the team for brunch every Saturday and Sunday!
Boasting exceptionally fresh and authentic Japanese cuisine, Yellowtail is dedicated to integrating seasonal ingredients into the regularly evolving menu, in the company of the delectable house-made sauces. Patrons will savor sushi classics like the beloved Spicy Tuna Crunch Roll or California Roll, or more unique offerings like the Kudo Maki with shrimp tempura, avocado rolled in tempura crunch topped with kudo sauce and cilantro. Their ambiance is warm and alluring with high vaulted ceilings and classic accents. Their executive Chef Will has been working behind the sushi bar for more than 30 years and his experience in the world of sushi brings international talent and flavor to this cozy BYOB neighborhood gem!