The Best Ukrainian Village Chicago Restaurants Based On What You’re Craving
Ukrainian Village has no shortage of restaurants serving up mouth-water dishes. And that’s truer now than ever before, thanks to the increasing popularity of this relatively small West Town community. While being spoiled for choice is definitely a good thing overall, sometimes it can lead to confusion when you’re trying to decide which restaurant you should get dinner from. Here, we’ll take a look at the best Ukrainian Village Chicago restaurants, based on what you might be in the mood for.
Since we’re talking about Ukrainian Village, let’s look at Ukrainian dishes first. Tryzub Ukrainian Kitchen is your best bet when it comes to delicious Ukrainian food with a fresh, modern twist. Known for excellent service and ambiance, you can’t go wrong with Pirogis, Palyushku (potato pancakes), or a serving of Goulash.
Tryzub Ukrainian Kitchen, 2201 W Chicago Ave
Healthy, farm-to-table food
Homestead On The Roof is a farm-to-table restaurant with a unique concept, and it serves dinner to guests right in the middle of a 1000 square foot organic restaurant set up on a rooftop. The seasonal menu lets you choose from a wide variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs that are literally grown right next to you. With a great selection of desserts and cocktails also available, it’s an ideal venue for a romantic night out.
Homestead On The Roof, 1924 W Chicago Ave
Sometimes, you’re just in the mood for some pizza, and no other dishes will do regardless of how fancy or unique. In Ukrainian Village, you’re in luck because Roots pizza is right down the road. They serve delicious handmade pizza, pasta, soups, build your own salads, and beer! If you’re feeling cozy and don’t want to leave the house, you can order online, and they’ll deliver.
Roots Pizza, 1924 W Chicago Ave
If you’ve got the sweet tooth, you can head over to Black Dog Gelato, one of the more unique Ukrainian Village restaurants. They make fresh gelato daily and have unusual (but delicious) flavors like bacon-studded chocolate whiskey gelato. They only serve until their supply runs out so you might want to head there early.
Black Dog Gelato, 859 N Damen Ave
Head to Beatnik for tasty cocktails, and an upbeat vibe. Beatnik has a Spanish/Mediterranean fusion theme, elegant decor with chandeliers, daybeds and Persian rugs that serve as the perfect complement to the reggae or Afrobeat music pumping in the background. The cocktails are unique, and the menu has mostly small plates with dishes like rabbit arpea with olives. The cocktails, along with food and the creates the perfect combination for a fun night out.
Beatnik, 1604 W Chicago Ave
Many other restaurants in Ukrainian Village cater to all types of tastes, and we recommend that you try as many of them as possible. Ukrainian Village has been growing in popularity in recent years, and it was recently named as one of the hottest neighborhoods in the country. That is partly because there are so many options for dining, along with shopping, cultural activities, and easy access to downtown Chicago. If you’re interested in learning more about the real estate available in Ukrainian Village, you can check it out here.