Every year, The Chicago Reader puts polls out for The Best Chicago has to offer. There are HUNDREDS of categories, and thousands of Chicago residents and businesses are nominated! They just released the winners of the 2023 Best Of Chicago winners, here are all the Lakeview East and Wrigleyville Winners!

Best Of Winners

Best venue to see drag: Berlin (closed November 2023)
(First runner-up is Roscoe’s Tavern)

Best place to get pictures framed: Foursided

Best record store: Reckless Records

Best Italian beef sandwich: Al’s #1 Italian Beef

Best seafood restaurant: Lowcountry

Best dance party: Nocturna at Metro

Best LGBTQ party: Queen!

Best neighborhood bar: The Gman Tavern

Best venue for dance music: Smart Bar

Best sports facility: Wrigley Field

Best professional men’s sports team: Chicago Cubs


Honorable Mentions:

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