The Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is home to some of the best food and drink spots in the city, from Asian cuisine to vegan restaurants to Middle Eastern fare. Lots of restaurants offer takeout, so you can enjoy your favorite meals in the comfort of your apartment. Here are some of the best spots in the neighborhood to grab takeout food.
First up is Kubo Chicago, which features Filipino fare with a twist. The menu offers a wide range of foods, from crab cakes seafood balls to pancit (a Filipino noodle dish) and chicken curry. You’ll also find burgers and fries on the menu.
Whether you’re a vegan or a meat-eater, you’ll find something for you on the Native Foods menu, which is 100% plant-based. The spot has vegan burgers, vegan chicken wings, salads, sandwiches and more. Don’t miss the Crazy Good Grilled Chicken Sandwich, which is made with vegan grilled chicken and cheese, plus potato chips, roasted tomatoes, arugula and truffle aioli.
Buena Vista is a family-owned restaurant that’s been serving Mexican food since 2004. According to the website, the Ramirez family oversees all restaurant activities, from serving to cooking. You’ll find all of your favorite Mexican dishes on the menu, from tacos and burritos to fajitas and enchiladas.
Craving Indian food? Stop by Bombay Wraps to scoop up some fresh, fast Indian eats. On the menu, look for a variety of wraps, bowls and salads with ingredients like chicken tikka, beef or cheese paneer. The spot also offers vegan and gluten-free meals.
For artisan-style pizza, check out Panino’s Pizza. The restaurant uses the baking techniques and recipes of Naples to offer wood-fired pizza, featuring a thin “charred-blistered” crust. In addition to pizza, Panino’s has salads, calzones and pasta available on the menu.
When you’re in the mood for Middle Eastern food, head to Zam Zam Middle Eastern Grill to get your fix. The spot serves items like falafel, shawarma and kabobs. The menu also features hummus and various meat platters.