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Little Italy and University Village neighborhood guide

Stroll down Taylor Street and explore restaurants, bars, shops and attractions in Little Italy and University Village

Written by
Elizabeth Atkinson
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Once the center of Chicago's Italian-American community, Little Italy is still home to some of the city's best Italian restaurants and bars, where you can stop by for a sandwich or a beer. Due to its proximity to the University of Illinois at Chicago, the area has also become know as University Village. Even if you're not a college student, the neighborhood is a great place to visit a park, go shopping or admire some historic church facades. 

RECOMMENDED: Explore more of the city with our Chicago neighborhood guides

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