Lakeview has possibly the widest variety of nightlife options in Chicago, with choices that range from lively dance clubs to classic sports where the patrons cheer on the Cubs, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks (but never the Sox - you're in Cubbie territory!). During the day residents can visit the beach or browse in the eclectic shops along Clark and Belmont.


As home to some of the city's most diverse urban lifestyles, Lakeview has an equally diverse array of dining options, from decadent bakeries to nightspots with cocktails as delicious as their food. Standouts include Viennese café Julius Meinl and South American steakhouse Tango Sur, along with several inexpensive neighborhood Mexican joints known for their authentic flavors.



Boundary Streets:

Irving Park Road to Diversey Parkway;
Ravenswood Avenue to Lake Michigan

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