Bridgeport has a rich history of industrialism and working class ethics. These days however, the Chicago neighborhood is experiencing a renaissance with the appearance of new homes, nightlife, galleries, urban shops and restaurants. Our Lexington Square rowhomes are located right in the heart of this transforming neighborhood. In this post we've narrowed down a few of our favorite spots to grab some grub in the Bridgeport area.
Family owned and operated since 1997, Pancho Pistola's offers authentic Mexican food in a casual and relaxed atmosphere in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood. Their wide range of authentic Mexican cuisine and specialties is a real treat for those craving spicy delights. Pancho Pistola's is set in a contemporary urban atmosphere that includes outdoor dining as well, when the weather allows. 700 W. 31st St. (312) 225-8808.
Freddie's Fabulous Italian Eatery on 31st Street has been a staple in the neighborhood for more than fifteen years. Well-known for their beef sandwiches, famous double sausage and breaded steak sandwich, Freddie's also caters to the masses with excellent pizza, salads, pasta and many more menu options! Catering and delivery services are also available. Say hi to Fred for us when you go to the restaurant, who after all these years is still serving it up to the public behind the counter! 701 W. 31st Street. (312) 808-0147.
Cobblestone's Bar & Grill is a great spot to head to before or after a Sox game right here in the neighborhood. Also perfect for a night out on the town with pals or a date, Cobblestone's offers up a wide variety of menu options and specials for all kinds of tastes. Everything from barbecue shrimp to steak crostini to jambalaya rice are available for order. Sandwiches, pastas and other entrees and drink specials are also what have made Cobblestone's a Brdigeport hotspot since 1990.
Since 1985, Happiness has been serving patrons with their appetizing Chinese cuisine. With a wide range of soups, rice, tofu, meat and other excellent dishes, Happiness is the finest spot in town to get your Chinese food fix. They're open seven days a week and also specialize in catering to large group meetings and parties as well as offering wide ranging delivery service throughout a large portion of the neighborhood and city. 3313 S. Halsted Ave. (773) 247-0808.
Nana is an excellent and healthy spot for those looking for an organic alternative for their meals. Open for breakfast and lunch daily, Look for staples such as waffles, pancakes, French toast, omelets and chilaquiles at breakfast, and a lunch lineup that includes salads, sandwiches and a handful of different burgers. With all their products being free of any synthetic ingredients, Nana is a healthy and delicious spot for meals in Bridgeport! 3267 S. Halsted Ave. (312) 929-2486.