Lakeview East has one-of-a-kind dining, retail, experiential and specialty local businesses that are sure to impress any scrooge.
We’ve rounded up some of the best places in Lakeview East so you can knock out your holiday shopping without going too far.
Keep scrolling to find the perfect presents for everyone on your list, including:
Foodies & At-Home Chefs
Bookworms & Comic Fanactics
Fashionistas (& Fashionistos!)
Furry Family & Friends
and even the “Impossible-to-Shop-For”s!
Can’t decide on just one?
Give the Lakeview East Gift Card, accepted at nearly 200 local business in the neighborhood.
Stop by either Chamber office to purchase, or click here to buy online!
The Coffee & Tea Exchange – 3311 N. Broadway
Give the perfect gift for the avid coffee and tea drinkers in your life!
The Chicago Diner – 3411 N. Halsted
Perfect for the veggie or vegan on your list, The Chicago Diner is the place to go for a large menu of creative vegetarian & vegan comfort food since 1983!
Wells Street Popcorn – 2804 N. Clark
This season we have holiday tins. 1 gallon, 2 gallon, and 3.5 gallons with holiday designs! 1 gallons are $29.95, 2 gallons are $44, and 3.5 gallons are $54. All gallons are refillable which is the perfect gift! 1 gallon refills are $9.95, 2 gallon refills are $22, and 3.5 gallon refill are $27. Soon we will also be adding to our specialty flavors, Gingerbread Caramel.
BottlesUp! – 3164 N Broadway
Whether you’re gifting a bottle or a case, BottlesUp! has something for every wine lover.
Sheffield’s – 3258 N. Sheffield
Stop in Sheffield’s to give a lot and get some back! Or, purchase online here.
Johnson’s Real Ice Cream – 2951 N Broadway
Johnsonʼs Real Ice Cream Gift Cards make the holidays sweet! Now through
December 31, for every $25 in gift card purchases, you will receive a $5 bonus certificate. Stop by your Lakeview East Johnsonʼs today or visit us online at johnsonsrealicecream.com.
Wilde Bar & Restaurant – 3130 N. Broadway
Snag a Munster Restaurant Group gift card, good at all Munster Restaurant Group locations including Wilde Bar & Restaurant!
Osmium Coffee Bar – 1117 W. Belmont
Four cream, four sugar, slightly sweet, or straight black – Osmium is cool and cozy coffee shop you can’t help but love.
Maddon’s Post – 1119 W. Waveland
Step up the foodie in your life’s game with trendy accessories, including koozies, grocery (or booze) totes and specialty olive oil!
Chicago Comics – 3244 N. Clark St.
For every $50 purchase (in a single transaction) you make at Chicago Comics you receive one $5 Backstock Buck credit slip. They’ve got something for every comic book lover – from small press and hard to find indie comics titles to available superhero titles and merchandise!
Unabridged Bookstore – 3251 N. Broadway
A must-stop local shop for the bookworms on your list, this East Lakeview favorite is also loved by Chicagoans near and far!
For the Holidays! Order your signed paperback at davidjaycollins.com and get free U.S. shipping AND a free bookmark!
Graham Crackers Comics –3162 N. Broadway
For a gift sure to stir up all sorts of nostalgic goodness, check out their huge selection of amazing comics & graphic novels.
Carpe Librum – 2812 . Clark
Used books, CDs and DVDs – all under $6! Get great, eco-friendly gifts while supporting a good cause – proceeds benefit family engagement and literacy programs in Chicago Public Schools.
CRAM Fashion – 3331 N. Broadway
Stay looking sharp all season long with handpicked men’s styles at CRAM Fashion. From coats and pullovers, socks and accessories, CRAM has you covered.
The Colette Collection – 2858 N. Clark St.
Great gifts for your fashion lover and perfect outfits for your holiday parties!
Zeglio – 3245 N. Broadway
Give the gift of being the best dressed man, not just in the room – but in all of Lakeview East!
BodyBrite Chicago – 2949 N. Broadway
Purchase $100 gift card and receive a $25 voucher to use toward future services! Purchase a $50 gift card and receive a $10 voucher.
*Voucher expires April 1, 2020; follow-up email included
RICHARD DAYHOFF Underwear
Best-in-class and a step ahead with innovation, the trunk is made of a heavier gauge 350g sportswear fabric that is more structural, yet they are lightweight on the body. Perfect for travel—and as a gift for someone special—this is functional luxury at its best.
Proudly made in the USA.
Available at Zeglio custom clothiers or RICHARDDAYHOFF.com
Wigglyville – 3337 N. Broadway
Your four-legged friends deserve some presents this holiday season too!
Bark by the Park – 2936 N. Clark St.
Don’t forget about your fur babies this holiday season. The more you spend, the better the deal you get!
Make sure your best friend’s a “good boy” with some top-notch training!
The Alley – 843 W. Belmont
The Alley is a Lakeview East (and Chicago) classic favorite, offering top-notch counter culture clothing, accessories and gifts for over 40 years.
Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace – 3434 N Broadway
Whether treating yourself to a staycation or finding a place for your in-laws to crash, the Best Western Plus Hawthorne Terrace is nestled right in the heart of Lakeview East.
Stay 2 nights (or more) and get 25% off the room stay between now and March 26, 2020!
Inkling – 2917 ½ N. Broadway
You’ll love all the hip local art, gifts, apothecary items & cards.
FOURSIDED Cards + Gifts – 2958 N. Clark St.
Offering eclectic gifts for those special people in your lives.
FOURSIDED Custom Framing Gallery – 2939 N. Broadway
A picture is worth a thousand words. Get all your holiday framing needs covered.
ArtDeTriumph – 2938 N. Clark
Special gifts starting at $5 at ArtDeTriumph & Artful Framer Studios!
Choose from cards, coasters, ornaments, art instruction videos, pastel products, prints, originals and framing to fit every budget. All products are by in-house artist, Nancie King Mertz. Open 7 days a week and celebrating 16 Years on Clark Street!
You might not know what to get them, but you’re sure they need to chill out! Head over to the website and get 30% off with code LAKEVIEWEAST30!
Sports World Chicago – 3555 N. Clark St.
Get your loved ones some sporty ornaments this holiday season!
Amigos and Us – 3209 N. Clark St.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (and cold weather!). Get unique, quirky warm winter gear to stay warm and stand out.
Shirts Illustrated – 1340 W. Belmont Ave.
Decorated holiday stockings make a very thoughtful gift!
Clark Street Sports – see website for locations
Enjoy FREE ground shipping on all orders over $49!
FFC – 3657 N. Pine Grove
For every $100 of gift card purchases, earn $25 bonus cards.