The perfect DePaul parents’ accommodation, couples’ getaway, or business traveler’s stay.
Opening on the next block June 2019, the luxury Koehler Waters Spa. Lincoln Park is the city’s sweet spot for shopping, fine dining, wine bars, salon spas, cafés, fitness boutiques, museums, lakefront sports, and live music and theatre venues.
Also new in the neighborhood, a three-block stroll from the Guest House: Wrightwood 659, a space conceived for the presentation of exhibitions of architecture and of socially engaged art.
The Guest House is across from the DePaul University’s new Performing Arts Center, and a short share ride to the Loop and Millennium Park. Fullerton Station, a major CTA train stop is two blocks. It's all happening in Chicago's hottest neighborhood.
Lincoln Park Guest House
2319 N Halsted St
Chicago IL 60614
Within a few blocks is a full spectrum of eateries: French, Vietnamese, Italian, Spanish, American, Japanese, Chinese, Greek, Mexican and Thai cuisine as well as specialty wine bars and breweries offering delectable menus and expansive brews.
From Aēsop and Anthropologie to Warby Parker and Williams Sonoma, walk to all the shops from the Guest House.
Live Theatre, Parks, Museums:
From the Steppenwolf Theatre to the free Lincoln Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Conservatory, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Caldwell Waterlily Pond and lakefront beaches, stay entertained for days on end.
Your Chicago getaway is waiting.
In the Neighborhood, walk from the Guest House to…
Within a few blocks is a full spectrum of eateries: French, Vietnamese, Italian, Spanish, American, Japanese, Chinese, Greek, Mexican and Thai cuisine as well as wine bars and breweries offering delectable menus and expansive brews. *Also recommended for breakfast.
Alinea Restaurant – 1723 N Halsted, 773-867-0110, rated 15th best restaurant in the world; Michelin three-star.
The Athenian Room – 807 W Webster, 773-348-5155
Greek food done right at this favorite of the locals. Get the chicken kalamata. Tina Fey said, “You
need to go to a place called the Athenian Room on Webster. You need to order the roasted chicken.
It's cooked on a spit, it comes on a bed of steak fries and the chicken juice gets into the fries.
The Bagelers Coffeehouse - 2461 N Lincoln, 872-802-0347
Coffee shop, Internet Café
Bella Bacino's Pizzeria – 2204 N Lincoln, 773-472-7400
Italian bistro and pizzeria featuring an award-winning deep-dish Chicago pizza.
* Blue Door Farm Stand - 2010 N Halsted, 773-935-2583
Farm-to-table restaurant and café.
Boka – 1729 N Halsted, 312-337-6070
Michelin-starred, Seasonal American food
* The Bourgeois Pig Café – 738 W Fullerton, 773-883-5282
Old-world coffee shop with expansive menu; Recommended by Rachael Ray.
Café Ba Ba Reeba – 2024 N Halsted, 773-935-5000
A Spanish tapas restaurant known for superb paella; festive outdoor patio.
Chez Moi - 2100 N Halsted, 773-871-2100
A delightful and authentic country French Bistro.
Chipotle – 2256 N Orchard at Lincoln, 773-935-6744
Fast-food Mexican grill: fajitas, burritos, tacos.
Dairy Queen Orange Julius – 2200 N Lincoln, 773-871-2200
Offers a walk-up window at the sidewalk.
* Floriole Cafe and Bakery – 1220 W Webster, 773-883-1313
Features rustic French pastries and farm fresh meals.
Hanabi Japanese Sushi Bar – 806 W Webster, 773-935-3474
A small, long-time neighborhood staple.
* Jam ‘n Honey – 958 W Webster, 773-327-5266
New twists on hearty breakfast; everything served with a jar of Nutella.
j9 Wine Bar - 1961 N Halsted, 713-269-3794
Upscale neighborhood wine bar
Jeni's Spendid Ice Creams - 900 W Armitage
Creamiest ice creams and glazed waffles
La Colombe Coffee Roasters - 858 W Armitage
"America deserves better coffee"
La Diosa - 2308 N Clark, 773-372-5559
Mexican comfort food with French touches
The Lakefront Restaurant - 2401 N Lake Shore Drive, 312-414-1313
Upscale Midwestern Tavern. Opens June 3 2017.
Las Fuentes – 2558 N Halsted, 773-935-2004
Mexican cuisine, margaritas, outdoor patio.
Le Pain Quotidien - 1000 W Armitage, 773-770-4341
French bakery and communal table.
Lincoln Hall – 2424 N Lincoln, 773-525-2501
Live music venue has full dinner menu; three bars.
Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria – 958 W Wrightwood, 773-832-4030
“Best Chicago-style deep dish pizza in the world!”
* McDonald's – 2400 N Lincoln
Open late. ATM and pay phones.
Noodles in the Pot – 2453 N Halsted, 773-975-6177
Tasty Thai food you can count on.
Oyster Bah – 1962 N Halsted, 773-248-3000
Another offering from Lettuce Entertain You.
Pasta Palazzo – 1966 N Halsted, 773-248-1400
Casual neighborhood favorite; fresh, fun pasta joint with great service.
Potbelly Sandwich Works – 2264 N Lincoln, 773-528-1405
The original Potbelly's! Fast food with a slight party atmosphere.
PS Bangkok – 2521 N Halsted, 773-348-0072
Thai restaurant; what they’re missing on ambiance, they make up in good food.
Rickshaw Republic - 2312 N Lincoln, 773-697-0072
"We peddle Asian street food."
Red Lion Pub - 2446 N Lincoln, 773-883-2422
Step into a genuine English Pub
Sai Café – 2010 N Sheffield, 773-472-8080
Japanese restaurant and sushi bar.
Shine – 756 W Webster, 773-296-0101
Asian cuisine and sushi bar
Simply It Cuisine of Vietnam, 2269 N Lincoln, 773-248-0884
* Starbucks – 2275 N Lincoln, 2200 N Halsted, 1001 W Armitage
STATE Restaurant and Café – 935 W Webster, 773-975-8030
100 flat-screen HDTVs offer sports and news; American menu.
* Stella Barra 1954 N Halsted, 773-634-4101
Signature artisan pizzas
* Subway – 2412 N Lincoln and 2008 N Halsted
Fast food sub sandwiches, breakfast too – open 7 a.m. weekdays.
* Summer House Santa Monica - 1954 N Halsted, 773-634-4100
Wood-fired grill, handcrafted pastries, artisanal breads.
Sweet Mandy B’s – 1208 W Webster, 773-244-1174
Charming and delightful old fashioned dessert bakery and café.
Swirlz Cupcakes – 705 W Belden, 773-404-2253
Specialty cupcakes (at a price); also serving coffee.
Taco Joint - 1969 N Halsted, 312-951-2457
Urban taqueria and cantina; a delish and fave little hangout of ours.
* Toast – 746 W Webster Ave, 773-935-5600
Trendy and delish; breakfast and lunch only. Liquor menu features a wasabi Bloody Mary.
Vinci Restaurant – 1732 N Halsted, 312-266-1199
Rustic Italian fare; great selections of wine by the glass. Adjacent to Steppenwolf Theatre.
Willow RM. - 1800 N Halsted, 312-982-2151
"High-end comfort food."
SHOPPING IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD is incredible:
A sampling of stores and boutiques within walking distance of the Guest House include:
Aēsop – 857 W Armitage
All She Wrote – fine stationery and gifts, 825 W Armitage
Anthropologie - 1548 N Fremont
Apple Store Lincoln Park – 801 W North
Aroma Workshop – essential oils, 2050 N Halsted
Art Effect – “Modern day general store," 934 W Armitage
Athleta - 901 W Weed
Banana Republic - 917 W North
Bedside Manor Ltd - setting the style for sleep, 2056 N Halsted
Bela - Chicago centric art and decor, 2136 N Halsted
Benefit Cosmetics Boutique - 852 W Armitage
Berco's Popcorn - 904 W Armitage
Bevello - women's clothier, 837 W Armitage
Bonobos Guideshop - Personalized menswear, 845 W Armitage
CB2 – affordable modern housewares and furniture by Crate & Barrel, 800 W North
Chubbies – Shorts and Hawaiian shirts, 843 W Armitage
Club Monaco – 2206 N Halsted
Crate & Barrel – furniture, home décor, housewares and gifts, 850 W North
Dilly Lily – florist and design, 742 W Fullerton
Francesca’s Collections – women’s clothing and accessories, 2012 N Halsted
Helen Ficalora – the Midwest's first location for this jewelry designer, 2014 N Halsted
Interior Define - 833 W Armitage
Kiehl's – Skin care since 1851, 901 W Armitage
Kryolan – professional make-up, 2034 N Halsted St
L'Occitane - the international skincare, bodycare and fragrance retailer, 846 W Armitage
LBD – Little Black Dress shop, 2202 N Halsted
Lil Pyar - Pure Love, Pure Luxury for Little Ones, 2130 N Halsted
Lori's Discount Designer Shoes – 824 W Armitage
LUSH – Fresh handmade soaps and cosmetics, 859 W Armitage
Margaret O'Leary – Clothing for women, 850 W Armitage
Marine Layer - American made casual and sport clothing, 849 W Armitage
Monica + Andy – infant clothing, milk and cookie bar, mom and baby yoga, 2038 N Halsted
Nordstrom Rack - 1551 N Sheffield
Pogo Boutique - women's lifestyle sportswear, 912 W Armitage
Pottery Barn - 1000 W North Ave
Read It and Eat - Culinary bookstore with full demo
kitchen, 2124 N Halsted
REI - 1466 N Halsted
Sax off Fifth - 1457 N Halsted
Serena & Lily - 853 W Armitage
The Tie Bar - Ties and accessories for men, 918 W Armitage
Underthings – Finer designer lingerie, 804 W Webster
Vosges Haut-Chocolat – “Peace, Love and Chocolate,” 951 W Armitage
Warby Parker – Frame studio, 837 W Armitage
West Elm - Home décor, 100 W North Ave
Williams Sonoma – 1550 N Fremont
B.L.U.E.S. – 2519 N Halsted
Live music seven nights a week. Actor Bruce Willis performed here.
Lincoln Hall – 2424 N Lincoln, 773-525-2508
Chicago’s newest live, mid-size music venue.
Lilly's Bar – 2513 N Lincoln, 773-525-2422
Eclectic music joint features array of rock, jazz and Americana.
Kingston Mines – 2548 N Halsted, 773-477-4646
Sunday nights, cover at B.L.U.E.S. gets you into Kingston Mines free.
Wise Fools Pub – 2270 N Lincoln, 773-929-1300
SPAS, MASSAGE, ACUPUNCTURE, BARBERS AND SALONS:
Blueberry Moon Salon Spa – 2108 N Halsted, 773-529-3333
Full service Aveda salon.
Bluemercury - 2208 N Halsted, 773-327-6900
The national luxury apothecary and spa chain.
Clear Nails Spa - 2122 N Halsted, 773-883-8815
Pedicure, manicure, artificial nails and wax.
DreamDry - 901 W Armitage, 773-697-8172
Make Every Day Glamorous
Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique – 2457 N Halsted, 773-327-7051
Biologique Recherché Paris, European and medical skin care
Lincoln Park Massage Spa – 630 W Webster, 773-296-6300
Deep tissue, hot stone therapy, aromatherapy, salt and sugar glows and facial.
Natural Elements Salon – 2212 N Lincoln, 773-477-2500
Hair, nails, makeup.
Patricia Marie Salon – 707 W Belden, 773-525-0194
Hair cuts, color, extensions and blow outs for women, men and children.
Pretty Nails – 2523 N Lincoln, 773-868-1590
Nails, wax, massage and facials.
PARKS AND RECREATION:
Divvy bike-share system has several portals within two blocks in every direction of the Guest House
Lakefront beaches and running and bicycling paths – One mile directly east
Lincoln Park Boat Club – North Cannon Drive and Fullerton Parkway
Lincoln Park Conservatory – 2391 W Stockton
Constructed in 1890s, it features a Palm House, Fernery and Orchid House.
Lincoln Park Zoo – N Cannon Drive at Webster
35 acres of a beautiful park-like setting, from anteaters to zebras—and it is free.
Oz Park festures Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, Lion and Scarecrow - 2021 N Burling English gardens, tennis, softball, hoops, jogging track, large children's playlot
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum - 2430 Cannon
A natural and inspiring oasis with education about our environment. Live butterfly room.
The Point at Diversey - Diversey Harbor at the Lakefront
Double-decker driving range and mini golf course.
Caldwell Waterlily Pond – Fullerton, west of Cannon Drive
The Alfred Caldwell lily pool originally built in 1889 for raising tropical lilies.
Apollo Theater – 2540 N Lincoln, 773-935-6100
Royal George Theatre Center – 1641 N Halsted, 312-988-9000
Steppenwolf Theatre – 1650 N Halsted, 312-335-1650
Victory Gardens Theaters:
Main stage at the Biograph – 2433 N Lincoln, 773-871-3000
The Greenhouse– 2257 N Lincoln, 773-871-3000
Bank of America – 2401 N Clark
Bank of America ATM – 2240 N Lincoln
Chase Bank – 935 W Armitage
Citibank – 2001 N Halsted
Fifth Third Bank – 644 W Diversey
PNC Bank – 2600 N Halsted
FedEx Office – 744 W Fullerton, 773-472-3066
Don's Cleaners - 709 W Belden, 773-248-1293
Bikram Yoga Chicago - 2736A N Clark, 773-348-9642
Butler Chiropractic & Accupuncture – 2534 N Halsted, 773-529-6530
Chicago School of Hot Yoga – 2442 N Lincoln, 773-868-9642
Corepower Yoga – 959 W Webster, 773-388-9642
Equinox Fitness Club – 1750 N Clark, 312-587-0774
Studio FUSE, when one workout isn't enough – 2215 N Halsted, 312-702-0200
Lakeshore Sport & Fitness, a full service facility – 1320 W Fullerton, 773-348-6377
Dr Lori Portnoy, family chiropractor using drop table technique- 954 W Armitage, 773-248-2323
Orange Theory Fitness - 2209 N Halsted, 312-762-5556
Pilates Pro Works, 2128 N Halsted
Pure Barre, a workout studio, 2058 N Halsted, 872-206-5154
Mobile, Full service; have taken great care of our vehicles over 20 years, 1106 W Fullerton, 773-248-0414
Shell, 1160 W Diversey at Racine, 773-404-8563
Whole Foods Market, – 959 W Fullerton (two blocks west) small neighborhood grocer
Whole Foods Market – 1550 N Kingsbury St (1.25 mi south of Guest House) large, full-service
Trader Joe’s, the specialty grocer to count on – 1840 N Clybourn Ave (1 mi)
Trader Joe’s, 667 W Diversey (0.5 mi)
HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM / URGENT CARE:
* NOTE: always dial 911 in the event of an emergency
* Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center – 846 W Wellington (at 3000 N Halsted)
* Rush Walk-In Care Center for non-emergency healthcare - 2835 N Sheffield Ave Suite 104, 312-563-3440, Hours, as of this posting: Mon+Thur 9:30-11:30am; Tue+Wed 8-10am; Fri 2p to 7p; Sat 9a to 5p Sun Closed
* Immediate MD Urgent Care - 2077 N Clybourn, 773-886-1500 - "Quality Care When You Need It" Hours, as of this posting: 8a-8p daily, Sunday 8a-4p
AMC River East 21 – 322 E Illinois St
ArcLight Chicago - 1500 N Clybourn Ave C-301, 312-637-4760
Century Centre Cinema – Features independent & foreign films, 2828 N Clark, 773-248-7759
Regal Webster Place 11 – 1471 W Webster, 773-348-0137
Music Box Theatre – Features independent & foreign films, 3733 N Southport, 773-871-6604
CVS/Pharmacy – one block north at 2414 N Lincoln, 773-665-8126
Walgreens – 834 W Armitage, four blocks south, 773-687-0709
Walgreens – 740 W Diversey Parkway, four blocks north, 773-929-1097
Burling Row House District - 2225 - 2245 N Burling St
Francis J. Dewes Mansion – 503 W Wrightwood
Lincoln Park Cultural Center – 2045 N Lincoln Park West
Lincoln Park Conservatory – 2391 Stockton
Theurer-Wrigley House – 2466 N Lakeview
These Chicago cultural institutions offer FREE admission daily:
(Subject to change; information current when posted.)
DePaul Art Museum, 935 W Fullerton Ave
Edgewater Historical Society and Museum (open Sat only)
The following museums are free on certain dates. Dates subject to change, and were current when posted. See museum websites for updates and additional free days throughout the year:
FREE on Sunday:
• Chicago Children's Museum (Age 15 and under, 1st Sunday of month)
FREE on Wednesday:
• The Spertus Museum (free only between 10 a.m. and noon.)
FREE on Thursday:
The Art Institute of Chicago - (free from 5 to 8 pm) for Illinois residents only
Chicago Children's Museum (free from 5 to 8 pm)
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (free; “optional” donation suggested)
The Spertus Museum (free from 2 to 6 pm)
Chicago Children's Museum (free from 5 to 8pm)
• National Veterans Art Museum