Webster Avenue in Lincoln Park is home to some of the city’s best dining spots. There’s so much culinary talent represented across sweet and savory selections for each meal of the day, you’re sure to fall for this quaint street and its lively neighborhood feel. Explore the city’s beautiful North Side and make Webster Avenue your pit stop for tasty and affordable fare. Read on to learn about some of our favorite picks.
This cafe is known for its fresh and seasonal European-inspired menu featuring breads, sandwiches, salads and pastries. They use only the highest quality locally sourced ingredients—organic flour and sugar, Valrhona chocolate, European-style butter and cage-free eggs. Stop by for lunch and enjoy the bright decor with friends or grab a warm sticky bun to go.
1220 W. Webster Avenue
Cupcakes are always a great choice when you want a quick break between sights. This bakeshop is a favorite of sweets lovers all around the city. They’re known for old-fashioned treats ranging from cupcakes and pies to cookies and breakfast bites. The vast selection of homemade baked goods is ever-changing. It’s difficult to choose just one dessert, so take a few to go. The fun decor will have you instagramming and snapchatting before you consume your treats of choice.
Sweet Mandy B's
1208 W. Webster Avenue
This chef-driven neighborhood tavern offers refined, rustic cuisine sourced from Midwest farmers and food artisans. Plus creative and seasonal cocktails. They offer brunch, lunch and dinner—all three are great options—we highly recommend the burger if you’re there for lunch.
White Oak Tavern & Inn
1200 W. Webster Avenue
This on-trend juice apothecary, originated in Logan Square, has a pop-up location on Webster Avenue. Here you can find cold-pressed, plant-based juices, smoothies, nut milks and custom herbal blends. In addition to healthy drinks, they also have plant-based bowls, salads and snacks such as coconut jerky. Stop by to refuel after a workout or grab a refreshing juice to sip while you explore the neighborhood. This up-and-coming foodie destination is great to try out this holiday season. It’s just a quick El or Uber ride from downtown.
Owen + Alchemy
1211 W. Webster Avenue
(Located inside élu boutique)
Making a day of it in Lincoln Park? Step into the warmth and out of the cold at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, go ice skating and see the holiday lights (to say nothing of the penguins and polar bears!) at the Lincoln Park Zoo, or marvel at the costumery and couture at the Chicago History Museum's current exhibit, "Making Mainbocher: The First American Couturier."