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Devon Avenue

Devon Avenue, Chicago, IL
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Ranked #125 of 367 attractions in Chicago
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Traveler Description: Multi-ethnic (but predominatly South Asian) shopping and dining strip in the central portion (east to west) of the far northern edge of Chicago... more »
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Be there, you'll never miss your food. Affordable ones and high range ones all kinds of restaurants are there for everyone!! I love it.. I stay 0.3 miles away from it :D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Whenever I encounter tourists in Chicago lining up for "The Rainforest Cafe" or "Pizzaria Uno" (both are chains you know), I want to step in and urge them to the north side. The West Rogers Park neighborhood is the cultural tossed salad. Devon Avenue is like Chicago's Brick Road. There are so many wonderful Indian and Pakistani restaurants, snack shops,... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Able to eat Halal food easily lot of Indian and Pakistani food shops and that also with amazing taste!

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

So , you need to taste the authentic Indian food ? Or buy groceries like pulses , rice in Chicago ? then , just head towards W.Devon Avenue. There are lot many Indian stores over there , to buy any Desi stuff like food to Indian traditional wear (dresses are pretty expensive though). This place is generally , a 3-4... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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46 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

This 3 or 4 block street is the majority of all of the Indian restaurants, shops and travel all in one place. I have been to 5 restaurants and a couple of the stores and they have anything you are looking for from India. The only real drawback is that there is very limited parking, and the street parking is... More

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My family and I spent several hours on Devon Ave over the course of three days. The girls had their eyebrows threaded and henna on their hands at a local salon. I visited Fresh Farms grocery and wandered around in amazement at all the choices. They make juices out of pretty much whatever fruits and vegetables they have available. I... More

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Ajax, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Strolleld thru Devon St & OMG...multi-tude of culture & Best Food ---had grill chicken, sheesh kebabs at Khan BBQ...clean, food tasty & above quick service...big portions....will definately come back!

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Adorable little avenue to visit in Chicago. It is full of different little Indian restaurants, shops, and electronics. Basically like an Little India. There are many things that you can get from here instead of spending money and going on a trip.

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Winnetka, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

I really like everything about this place and the food is excellent. The quality is also really good. DevonAve is one of the most multicultural streets in Chicago and there is a lot for everyone to do. You experience a different culture and have a lot of fun, and thats what i love about it. Because of the food and... More

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monterey, california
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

An Asian friend, suggested that I go there, specially because I am planning a trip to India. There was a huge number of Indian shops and restaurant. It was interesting to see the colors on the street and the huge number of Asian population. I even saw some women in Sariees. I must say that I felt the place was... More

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