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Lawndale residents tell us their favorite neighborhood spots

We reached out to prominent Lawndale residents to find out about their favorite neighborhood restaurants, parks and more
By Clayton Guse |

Speak to a Lawndale resident and they'll tell you about all of the things that make the area a wonderful place to live. From the neighborhood's beautiful parks to some delicious taquerias and hot dog joints, there's no shortage of great things to do. Check out these picks from some prominent Lawndale area residents before you plan your next trip.

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Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Cook County Board of Commissioners

1. Green Tomato Cafe, 3750 W Ogden Ave
2. Los Candiles, 2624 S Central Park Ave
3. El Chisme, 3324 W 26th St
4. El Milagro, 3050 W 26th St
5. Los Comales, 3141 W 26th St
6. La Catedral/Las Quecas, 2500 S Christiana Ave
7. Fiesta Tapatia, 2752 W Cermak Road
8. Raymond's Tacos, 2653 W Cermak Road
9. La Casa De Samuel, 2834 W Cermak Road
10. Cocula Restaurant, 2801 W Cermak Road

Jaime di Paulo, Little Village Chamber of Commerce Executive Director

1. La Catedral Cafe & Restaurant, 2500 S Christiana Ave
M Hair Design, 2458 S Millard Ave, Unit 4B
Los Mangos, 3551 W 26th St
Dulcelandia, 3253 W 26th St
Los Candiles Restaurant, 2624 S Central Park Ave
Don Pepe, 3616 W 26th St
El Milagro, 3050 W 26th St
Bombon, 3748 W 26th St
Lalo's, 4126 W 26th St
Troha's Chicken & Shrimp, 4151 W 26th St

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