Lincoln Park & Old Town restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Alinea

One of the world's best restaurants, with three Michelin stars, Alinea brings on multiple courses of molecular gastronomy. Dishes may emanate from a centrifuge or be pressed into a capsule, à la duck served with a ‘…
Pizza in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Pequod’s Pizza

Like the ship in Moby Dick, from which this neighborhood restaurant takes its name, Pequod’s pan-style (akin to deep dish) pizza is a thing of legend – head and shoulders above chain competitors because of its caram…
Bakery in Lincoln Park & Old Town

La Fournette

The chef hails from Alsace in France and he fills his narrow, rustic-wood bakery with bright-hued macarons (purple passionfruit, green pistachio, red raspberry-chocolate), cheese-infused breads, crust-crackling bagu…
Barbecue in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Twin Anchors

Twin Anchors is synonymous with ribs – smoky, tangy-sauced baby backs in this case. The meat drops from the ribs as soon as you lift them. The restaurant doesn’t take reservations, so you’ll have to wait outside or …
Cafe in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Bourgeois Pig

An old-style cafe with big, creaking wooden tables and chairs, the Pig serves strong java and whopping sandwiches. It’s a convivial place to grab a bite while working through the newspaper or chatting with friends. …
Middle Eastern in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Sultan's Market

Neighborhood folks dig the falafel sandwiches, spinach pies and other quality Middle Eastern fare at family-run Sultan's Market. The small, homey space doesn't have many tables, but Lincoln Park is nearby for picnic…
Hawaiian in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Aloha Eats

From musubis (rice rolls wrapped in seaweed) to saimin (egg noodle soup) to katsus (breaded cutlets), it’s all about whopping portions of Hawaiian food here. Spam, aka ‘the Hawaiian steak,’ is the main ingredient in…
Burgers in Lincoln Park & Old Town

RJ Grunts

The very first of the now-ubiquitous Lettuce Entertain You stable of restaurants, RJ Grunts came on to the scene in the 1970s, when Lincoln Park emerged as the young singles’ neighborhood of choice. Now, as then, th…
American in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Wieners Circle

As famous for its unruly, foul-mouthed ambience as its charred hot dogs and cheddar fries, the Wieners Circle is a scene for late-night munchies. During the day and on weeknights it’s a normal hot-dog stand – with d…
Bakery in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Floriole Cafe

The chef got her start selling lemon tarts, twice-baked croissants and rum-tinged caneles (a pastry with a custard center and caramelized crust) at the Green Market. She now sells her French-influenced baked goods a…