A gem of a neighborhood in Lakeview; cafes, restaurants and shops galore that cater to the locals.  The Roscoe Village neighborhood is within close proximity to the hustle of Wrigleyville, Lakeview (East) and the Lincoln Park (Southeast) locales. Walking distance distance to North Center and just a short L ride to Lincoln Square. Surrounding areas to the southern border of the neighborhood along Diversey are undergoing redevelopment, with new construction condos in full swing and a North Branch riverwalk revitalization project underway. Top it off with with one of Chicago’s most exciting developments – Lathrop Crossing. All of this development will no doubt encourage more shopping, eating, and drinking establishments to crop up.

Did you know that Roscoe Village has Chicago’s best Turkish restaurant, a neighborhood dining gem – Turquoise Cafe

Speaking of eating and drinking establishments, many find their home in Roscoe Village between Addison and Belmont Ave. You can find a nice selection whether it’s Kitsch’ n for brunch, Victory’s Banner for vegetarian or vegan preferences, or John’s Place, “Where the Neighborhood Goes.” In Chicago, you can’t forget about the local pizza places and Roscoe Village sports several… For a meat lover’s challenge, go to Bartoli’s and order the Union Stockyard with Italian sausage, bacon, pepperoni, prosciutto, and Chicago’s “True Love” –  Italian beef. Those looking for a drink and a blast to the past, the Hungry Brain is the place to go for old school comfy couches, jazz, arcade games, and dark ambience. If you have pups and want a beverage, the Four Treys Tavern is dog-friendly!

If you’re looking for more information on the Roscoe Village neighborhood, or a Dobbs Team realtor to guide you, we would love to chat.

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