Pilsen is one of the most recognizable neighborhoods in the city. With a distinct mural or piece of public art adorning a facade in nearly every block, it's not hard to see the artistic culture that's present in the Southwest Side area. With one of the best museums in the city, some fantastic contemporary art galleries and a booming bar and restaurant scene to boot, Pilsen has everything a fun and culture-loving Chicagoan could desire. It's accessible by way of bus, Pink Line, Metra or a quick hop off of the Eisenhower, Dan Ryan or Stevenson Expressways. Head to the gorgeous Southwest Side 'hood and enjoy all the culture and entertainment it has to offer.
Here's the best of the neighborhood.
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Things to do in Pilsen
The best bars in Pilsen
When you're in need of a drink in Pilsen, you've got plenty of options
The best attractions and things to do in Pilsen
It's no secret Pilsen is the next hip Chicago neighborhood, and it's easy to see why
The best shops in Pilsen
It's no surprise a neighborhood as unique and eccentric as Pilsen offers up a wide variety of local shops with plenty of character
Pilsen residents tell us their favorite neighborhood spots
Take a peek at recommendations provided by some prominent Pilsen residents and start planning your visit