West Town is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of 30,298. West Town is in Cook County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Living in West Town offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Town there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in West Town and residents tend to be liberal.
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West Town Reviews
Love this area! Super classy yet artistic at the same time. This neighborhood is quiet but close to everything you need, such as restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and walking distance to river west/river north. Such a neighborhood feel to it.
We have really enjoyed living in West Town. It's an up-and-coming neighborhood with easy access to public transit, freeways and nearby shops, grocery store and hospitals.
West Town, stretching west from the Milwaukee Blue Line stop along Chicago Avenue, offers a palatable blend of historic and modern buildings, fun and friendly entertainment for all types, and excellent food at all hours of the day. Fantastic food can be found at longstanding venues such as El Taco Veloz and Cafe Central, LUSH, as well as at newer establishments like Butterfly Sushi, Five Star Grill, and Yuzu Robata Grill. Boutiques and galleries from the quaint to the outrageous pepper the spaces between restaurants and apartment dwellings. This up and coming area feels safe at all hours, even allowing a person to run after dark along the well-lit sidewalks.