Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Chicago's Fulton River District neighborhood

Your guide to the 4 most popular spots in Chicago's Fulton River District neighborhood
Oriole. | Photo: Annie Z./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on February 18, 2020.

Looking to uncover all that Fulton River District has to offer? Get to know this Chicago neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a fine dining restaurant to a salon.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Fulton River District, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Oriole

Photo: Annie Z./Yelp

Topping the list is New American spot Oriole. Located at 661 W. Walnut St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 299 reviews on Yelp.

The restaurant has two Michelin stars. Oriole hosts guests in an intimate dining setting with an open kitchen.

2. Glowout A Golden Girl Salon

Photo: Glowout a Golden Girl Salon/Yelp

Next up is nail salon, tanning and blow dry and blow out spot Glowout a Golden Girl Salon, situated at 529 N. Milwaukee Ave. With five stars out of 260 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Glowout is a one-stop shop salon. Beauty services include manicures, blowouts, tanning, makeup application, eyelash extensions and more.

3. Carnivale

Photo: Sopheap L./Yelp

Cocktail bar, Latin American and New American spot Carnivale is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 702 W. Fulton Market, four stars out of 2,257 reviews.

The restaurant specializes in Central American cuisine using flavors from Argentina, Colombia and Brazil. On the menu, look for the beef tenderloin skewers or the shrimp ceviche. 

4. La Scarola

Photo: Lanha T./Yelp

La Scarola, a bar and Italian spot, is another high-traffic neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 1,188 Yelp reviews. Head over to 721 W. Grand Ave. (between Union and Milwaukee avenues) to see for yourself.

The restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine including pasta, veal and caprese salads. On the menu, look for the grilled calamari, veal and mushrooms with a side of pasta or the cheese ravioli.

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.