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Restaurants in Avondale

The restaurants in Avondale include a locally famous spot for fried chicken, a burger joint that plays metal, and a brewpub serving Mexican food. This neighborhood just north of Logan Square is becoming a dining destination with a consistent flow of new restaurant openings.

Restaurants in Avondale that are currently open have been included on the list. Thattu, an Indian restaurant specializing in the cuisine from the Kerala, is a high anticipated restaurant opening in Avondale in Fall 2022.

Avondale is home to breweries including Revolution and Metropolitan. Neither of these local craft breweries serve food, so they aren’t on the list below.

Last updated: March 2022

Restaurants in Avondale:

We had indicated which restaurants in Avondale serve breakfast/brunch and/or lunch in addition to dinner.

Honey Butter Fried Chicken
American, Lunch

A casual counter service restaurant known for fried chicken. The menu includes fried chicken and fried chicken sandwiches with eight different dipping sauces plus sides like pimento mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and coleslaw. It lives up to the hype.

Mother’s Ruin

A new gastropub serving craft cocktails and slushies plus bar food like beer cheese nachos, wings, a spicy chicken sandwich, a vegan falafel burger, a fish sandwich, and a double cheeseburger.

Modern American

Wherewithall serves a four course menu featuring seasonal American cuisine. The menu rotates weekly, changing on Tuesdays. A separate a la carte bar menu is available and features items like wings and steak frites. The bar is first some first serve.

Cafe Tola #2
Mexican, Latin American, Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

Cafe Tola is a colorful lunch counter known for their empanadas but the menu also includes tacos, tortas, and burritos. The food at Cafe Tola is consistently great, which might be the reason why the restaurant has four locations in Chicago.

Kuma’s Corner
Burgers, Lunch

This is the first Kuma’s location. The restaurant is known for burgers, beer, and playing heavy metal music, so, it isn’t the place for a romantic meal. The menu offers a dozen different burgers, many of which are named after metal bands like Iron Maiden and Slayer.

La Nonna
Argentinian, Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

A rustic Argentinian bakery and restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily (the exception is that they close at 4 pm on Sundays). The menu includes egg dishes, empanadas, sandwiches, and burgers.

Taqueria Mazamitla
Mexican, Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

A family-owned casual affordable taco joint serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The menu has tacos, sopes, burritos, and larger Mexican platters like enchiladas, flautas, and chile rellenos. Taqueria Mazamitla is known for the carne asada which is served in tacos and as a platter.

Restaurants in Avondale

Ravinia Brewing Co
Mexican, Brewpub, Kid friendly

This restaurant and taproom serves Ravinia Brewing Co’s local craft beer and Mexican cuisine. The menu features over a dozen classic and creative tacos (some have Nashville hot chicken, or hot dogs while others have chicken tinga or barbacoa beef). Burritos, tortas, tostadas, and salads are available too.

Joong Boo Market
Asian, Chinese, Korean

A market and grocery store selling produce, groceries, and prepared food items. Joong Boo Market also serves handmade dumplings, authentic Korean snacks, and large sashimi platters.

Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant
Irish, Gastropub

The menu at this gastropub includes Irish classics like corned beef, fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, chicken pot pie, meatloaf, and pot roast. Dinner is served nightly an a brunch buffet is offered on Sundays.

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