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The 77: Little Village

Come discover the Mexico of the Midwest

Little Village is known for its diverse restaurants, colorful murals, and a thriving shopping district that attracts visitors from all over the region. Join us as we explore the hidden gems of “La Villita” and what gives this tight-knit community its resilient and entrepreneurial spirit.


Dive deeper into Little Village

La Catedral Cafe & Restaurant

Rooted in the culinary traditions of Guadalajara, this award-winning spot has locals lining up for their chilaquiles and beyond.

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Osito’s Tap

Visit the first family-owned bar in Little Village, where old-school speakeasy vibes meet modern Mexican cocktails.

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The history of La Villita

Discover the trials and triumphs that have shaped this thriving Mexican community, from local activism to cultural preservation.

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What to eat, see, and do in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood


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Discover vibrant murals, family-owned restaurants, and local shops with handmade wares throughout this welcoming community.

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