Spending time in Wicker Park? Get to know this Chicago neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a pizzeria to a hair salon.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Wicker Park, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Piece Brewery And Pizzeria
Topping the list is brewery Piece Brewery and Pizzeria, which offers pizza and more. Located at 1927 W. North Ave. (between Winchester and Elk Grove avenues.), it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 3,497 reviews on Yelp.
Piece Brewery and Pizzeria specializes in a New Haven style thin-crust pizza and beer. The space includes several large screens for sporting events.
2. The Wormhole Coffee
Next up is cafe The Wormhole Coffee, which offers coffee and tea and more, situated at 1462 N. Milwaukee Ave. (between Evergreen Avenue and Honore Street). With 4.5 stars out of 1,112 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The cafe offers a rotation of espresso and java options. The food menu features vegan pastries, sandwiches and more.
3. Epoch Studio Salon
Hair salon and makeup artist spot Epoch Studio Salon is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 1849 W. North Ave. (between Honore Street and Elk Grove Ave.), five stars out of 245 reviews.
The salon offers a variety of services for men and women. Services include beard and mustache trims, bridal services, makeup application, blowouts, updos and more.
4. Via Carducci La Sorella
Via Carducci La Sorella, a wine bar and Italian spot that offers pizza and more, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 332 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1928 W. Division St. (between Winchester and Wolcott avenues) to see for yourself.
The restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine. On the menu, look for the capellini al pomodoro with angel hair pasta or the bruschetta topped with tomatoes, mozzarella, basil and olive oil.