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Andersonville neighborhood guide

Explore the historic Swedish neighborhood with our guide to Andersonville's best restaurants, bars and things to do


By Amy Cavanaugh

Posted: Wednesday December 16 2015


Photograph: Jason Little
Hopleaf in Andersonville

Andersonville is one of Chicago's most charming neighborhoods, with tons of shopping (and exceptional vintage shops), low-key bars and some of the best Chicago restaurants. Other gems include the Swedish American Museum, annual events like Midsommarfest and the Miss Andersonville contest and more. We rounded up the best of the neighborhood and talked to some area residents to get their top picks for how to spend your time in Andersonville. Here's where to go in Andersonville.

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Things to do in Andersonville

Best things to do in Andersonville

For such a small neighborhood, Andersonville is packed to the brim with attractions

Best Andersonville restaurants

The neighborhood's culinary scene is incredibly diverse

Best Andersonville bars

The neighborhood has great beer and wine spots, plus glögg, natch

Cheap eats in Andersonville

Andersonville has lots of options for great, cheap meals

The best shops in Andersonville

Andersonville offers great vintage shops and a top bookstore