Early morning or late night…University Village Maxwell Street offers an eclectic mix of cuisines to please a variety of tastes. Choose from a variety of dining options including Vietnamese Bahn Mi sandwiches, Chicago-style pizza, tapas, Mediterranean dishes, Maxwell Street polishes, sweet treats, specialty coffees, wine, craft beer, and more!
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    Bar Louie

    Famous for handcrafted signature martinis, this eclectic urban bar features traditionally and regionally inspired American food. Also boasts an extensive selection of imported beer, microbrews, and over 20 wines by the glass.

    1325 S. Halsted St.
    (312) 733-1411
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    Cold Stone Creamery

    A 50’s style diner specializing in custom-made frozen desserts. Experience ice cream, ice cream cake, shake, and smoothies the way you want them.

    1316 S. Halsted St.
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    Express Grill

    A family-owned Chicago hot dog stand famous for their custom-made Maxwell Street Polish. Open 24 hours. Carry out only.

    1260 S. Union Ave.
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    A breakfast and lunch spot featuring five versions of hash browns, including sweet potato. Breakfast is served anytime and includes specialty omelets and old standbys.

    731 W. Maxwell St.
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    Jim's Original Hot Dog

    For over 66 years, this Chicago hot dog stand has served as the destination of choice for connoisseurs of Polish sausage. Carry out only.

    1250 S. Union Ave.
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    Joy Yee Noodle

    Featuring Pan Asian cuisine and infamous Taiwanese-style bubble tea. Dishes range from traditional Asian favorites to innovative twists on classic recipes.

    1335 S. Halsted St.
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    Kohan Japanese Restaurant

    Japanese steak and sushi eatery features a display kitchen fitted with a teppan grill. Designer sushi made on the spot. Catering and delivery available.

    730 W. Maxwell St.
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    Lalo's Mexican Restaurant

    Renowned for serving authentic Mexican family recipes. Offers a full bar featuring its famous Margaritas. Catering available.

    733 W. Maxwell St.
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    Lotus Café

    Serves six versions of Vietnamese-style Bahn Mi sandwiches, as well as spring rolls and other appetizers, plus a variety of noodle salads.  All menu items emphasize fresh, flavorful, ingredients and healthy preparations.

    719 W. Maxwell St.
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    Peet's Coffee & Tea

    Offers superior quality coffees and teas in multiple forms, by sourcing the best quality coffee beans and tea leaves in the world. Enjoy local artisan baked goods and more.

    1328 S. Halsted St.
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    Ph.D Pub Chicago

    Features a beer garden with a selection of over 50 different bottled beer and 12 on tap, streamed soccer games, specialty cocktails, and mason jar drink specials all in a 1920’s speakeasy environment.

    1257 S. Halsted St.
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    Enjoy Popeyes’ unique “New Orleans” style menu that features spicy chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp and other seafood, as well as jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice and other regional items.

    1251 S. Halsted St.
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    Rosati's Pizza

    Serving the suburbs for more than five decades, this family-owned pizzaria has opened its second Chicago location. The menu includes thin-crust, stuffed and pan pizzas, pasta, ribs, chicken, sandwiches, and salads.

    1339 S. Halsted St.
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    University Village Marketplace possesses a vibrant and refreshing atmosphere infused with a variety of restaurants, taverns, retail outlets, and service shops.

    1252 S. Halsted St.