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The beverage program comes from Chicago’s most award-winning mixologist, Lance Bowman, who rotates half of the cocktail list every two months while perfecting the art of tradition with his riffs on American classics, staples of the cocktail list at The Alderman.
Experience elevated Vietnamese Cuisine in a an atmosphere that is chic, approachable, warm & inviting.
Chef Thai & Danielle Dang’s critically acclaimed restaurant celebrates Vietnamese cuisine in the heart of a vibrant Chicago neighborhood, Pilsen.
Enjoy Chef Thai's famous Caramelized Fish Sauce Wings, his signature Whole Fried Fluke and one of the New York Times favorite dishes, HaiSous' Grilled Oysters ! Guests may also enjoy a special and seasonal Grand Tasting Tour, 3 curated courses with the option of an optional wine pairing. Or simply join us at the bar for our $10 Happy Hour menu, $10 dishes & cocktails 4pm-6pm! *Happy Hour at Bar Seating Only
The more guests you bring, the more dishes you get to try! Great for groups.
Luna stays true to the communities cultural, ever-evolving roots and offers a place for both locals and visitors alike to enjoy traditional Mexican recipes in a creative space that pays homage to the diverse, artistic vibe of the neighborhood.
Nice to Know:
Walk in Friendly (please call ahead)
Please have your complete party present before checking in to be seated. As a courtesy, reservations are held for 15 minutes past the reservation time.
With a nod to the building's history dating back to 1892, Dusek’s hopes to bring a comfortable food experience to this re-established tavern. Our corner spot echoes the same neighborhood spirit of Mr. Dusek’s time, where his family tavern once lived and breathed.
For a pre-fixe experience, visit us at Dusek's Dining Room for a four-coursed meal centered around seasonality, creativity & fun.
Exec. chef Juan Carlos Gutierrez's menu of latin-inspired street food, from tacos to ceviches, hummus to carne asada is plated up next to a mezcal, tequila, & whiskey charged bar program from bev director Lance Bowman, and it’s all on the cheap.
We serve our meats in the traditional Memphis-style--dry rub, roasted with wood and charcoal and the sauce always on the side. Our dry rub is the perfect combination of salty and sweet, pepper and spice. Three house-made sauces are served for your enjoyment: Chicago Sweet, Memphis Tangy, and Carolina Mustard-Butter-Garlic.
Prime Brisket and Premium Pork are roasted for 14 hours over a wood burning fire pit. Slow and low makes for perfect tenderness and a tasty smoky combination. St. Louis Spare Ribs and Baby Back Ribs are likewise slow-smoked for 6 hours until they are just right juicy and tender.
Sides are zesty and full flavored, the perfect compliment to the meats! And remember, all our sides are vegetarian or vegan. Even our two red BBQ sauces are gluten-free! Regardless what kind of diner you are, everything we serve is healthy!
- BWBWillNew York / Tri-State Area •3 reviews5.0Dined 2 days agoFood is fantastic. Not the cheapest but worth it as a truly special meal. Great mix of young/hip and older folks or families out (not very kid friendly though). Not loud or frenzied.More infoHaiSousPrice: Expensive• Vietnamese• Pilsen•4.8
- OTOpenTable Diner1 review5.0Dined on Sep 11, 2023Really real brisket and the Sunday night band to match. I went for the music and discovered awesome barbecue! Prices are good for the area. The Chicago Cellar Boys are the best! Listen to authentic early Jazz without the scratching!More infoHonky Tonk BarbequePrice: Moderate• Barbecue• Pilsen•3.9
- OTOpenTable DinerChicago / Illinois •1 review5.0Dined on Sep 8, 2023Amazing! Matt is incredible and the drinks he makes are the best cocktails I’ve had!! I come back here every time I’m in town :)More infoThe AldermanPrice: Moderate• Cocktail Bar• Pilsen•4.9
- OTOpenTable DinerTahoe / Reno Area •2 reviews5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Andy was amazing as were his colleagues. We came for the mussels which were not on the menu due to the holiday but they magically appeared at our table. Thank you Andy! Our water glasses were never empty, the old fashions were delish, burgers, vermicelli, and espresso martinis made for a perfect evening!More infoDusek's TavernPrice: Moderate• Contemporary American• Pilsen•4.6
- OTOpenTable DinerChicago / Illinois •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Always a great time. Service and staff are awesome.More infoPilsen YardsPrice: Moderate• Mexican• Pilsen•4.8
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Famous for its Mexican diners, restaurants, and cafes, you'll find all sorts of different varieties of Latin American foods to eat in Pilsen. However, this is hardly the only kind of food to be found. Pilsen's has a British pub that features breakfast and brunch, serving steak and ale together. A number of noteworthy fusion restaurants have recently come on the scene, providing authentic ramen, inspired cocktail inventions, and an encyclopedic collection of beers in a gastropub setting. Fresh and local is celebrated in many of these venues, and others still have taken some of the traditional Mexican ingredients that the area is known for and combined them into Polish, Vietnamese, Belgian, and other international cuisines. From Bahn Mi to carnitas, Pilsen has a variety of delicious food you can eat.
Frequently asked questions
The best reviewed restaurant in Pilsen is Sushi Hoshi - Pilsen