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1831 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608-3455
+1 312-738-0786
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Chicago's Mexican-American community.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1831 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608-3455
+1 312-738-0786
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Just few people know that the name Pilsen is the German (American) translation of "Plzen" a Czech industrial town famed for its excellent beer and Skoda machine industry. Pilsner beer (plzenske pivo) is the "mother" and model of all pilsner beers around the world. In...More

7  Thank Dorka274707
Reviewed 4 February 2014

I was lucky enough to be in Chicago long enough to explore some of the neighbourhoods and Pilsen was by far my favourite. It has the Museum of Mexican Art, so many great Mexican restaurants and bakeries, awesome vintage clothing stores and best of all....countless...More

7  Thank vargasgirl1984
Reviewed 14 February 2013

Chicago is made up of neighborhoods. Pilsen is a one of a kind neighborhood that has so many roots from many generations of people. It has a rich Mexican history and awesome food...however it has an eclectic population full of artists, professionals, and working class...More

1  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Pilsen has great restaurants and an active art and theatre scene. The Chicago Fringe Theatre fest is held here every Fall, there are regular gallery exhibits, and the food is amazing and affordable. If you have a car, parking is easy. Local coffee shops have...More

1  Thank Peliroja82
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Every restaurant we have tried in Pilsen offers really authentic mexican at a grat price. We love Nuevo Leon which offers a free appetizer and as an added plus is BYO. A dinner for 3 (with a 4th entree of tamales to share) came to...More

3  Thank christyml
Reviewed 25 December 2012

The present days PR. and definite crime dangers even if one is street wise. The over the street signs are whatever.

1  Thank rdonath708
Reviewed 17 October 2012

The area is changing and there are some VERY GOOD new resturants in this area but there are still some Fabulous taco stands with fresh tacos in the area too! Don't miss them or be afraid to eat at them!

1  Thank greeneacr
Reviewed 25 September 2012

If you are in the area, the Mexican Museumis a must see!!! Attended a Lunada performed by the talented Teatro Luna ladies, best ever! museum is always free and you can't miss the Day of the Dead art work this year! Love!

Thank Yoli G
Reviewed 20 September 2012

This is a fun neighborhood to walk in - where many of the store front signs are in Spanish and English (or just Spanish). It's as if you are walking into another country. I suggest going on a hunt of all the great murals painted...More

Thank aemh92510
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Pilsen is a nice neighborhood to have lunch and take a walk and visit the museum of Mexican Art. I have 2 fav restaurants there. One is more authentic,it has great food and it's very cheap: Nuevo Leon. It's a true Mexican experience. The other...More

1  Thank HelenaGuerra
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