In the 1830s, Irish immigrants settled in Chicago’s Bridgeport area. As decades passed, the area welcomed other communities into the neighborhood looking for affordable housing. Today, there is a large Latino, Asian, and Italian influence within Bridgeport’s barriers, and a dining scene to match. We list the best spots here.
This Mexican gem is located at the northwest corner of 31st and Union. The main floor of Pancho’s Pistolas is tiny, but they have a second floor for larger parties. While they serve almost everything imaginable for its customers, there is no question that their nachos with skirt steak recipe is the true winner.
Pancho’s Pistolas, 700 W. 31st Street, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 312 225 8808
Zaytune is a small restaurant, but their food is incredibly tasty. They have a lot of dishes to offer and encourage you to mix and match until you figure out what it is you want. Some of their crowd favorites include garlic fries, chicken shawarma, and their Mediterranean salad. They serve large portions, so make sure you have a friend with you or room in your fridge for leftovers.
Zaytune Mediterranean Grill, 3129 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL, USA, +1 773 254 6300