Check out the 4 top spots in Chicago's Dunning neighborhood

Check out the 4 top spots in Chicago's Dunning neighborhoodPhoto: Hands On/Yelp
Published on June 22, 2020

Spending time in Dunning? Get to know this Chicago neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a pizzeria to a steakhouse.

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

1. Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana

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Topping the list is bar and Italian spot Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana, which offers pizza and more. Located at 3719 N. Harlem Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 585 reviews on Yelp.

This local chain has one other Chicago location. The restaurant offers cold and hot antipasti, salad, pasta, paninis and pizza. (Check out the entire menu here.)

2. Hands On

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Next up is sushi bar and Thai spot Hands On, situated at 7117 W. Addison St. (between Nottingham and Nordica avenues). With four stars out of 351 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This franchise has three Chicago-area locations. According to the business website, Hands On offers "a contemporary style of Thai and Sushi within the comfort of a neighborhood restaurant."

On the menu, look for nigiri, sashimi, maki and specialty rolls. The restaurant's signature dishes include classic noodle platters as well as the Ocean Butter Garlic (mixed seafood stir-fry) and the Traditional Tom Yum Udon with wheat noodles with shrimp, cilantro, peanuts, lime, crispy wonton and tomato in broth. 

3. Mr. Beef & Pizza

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Fast food spot Mr. Beef & Pizza, which offers sandwiches and burgers, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 3917 N. Harlem Ave., four stars out of 243 reviews.

This eatery's Italian beef sandwich was recently named one of the best in Chicago by Eater. In addition to Italian beef, the spot also serves up steak and sausage sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza and hamburgers. 

4. La Parrilla Colombian Steakhouse

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La Parrilla Colombian Steakhouse, a steakhouse and Colombian spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 244 Yelp reviews. Head over to 6427 W. Irving Park Road (between Narragansett and Natchez avenues.) to see for yourself.

This spot serves up sandwiches as well as grilled steak, chicken and rice plates. The most popular item on the menu is the entraña a la parrilla, which includes grilled steak, rice, potatoes and sweet plantains.

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