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Andersonville

Address: Chicago, IL 60640
Phone Number: 773-728-2995
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Ranked #62 of 304 Attractions in Chicago
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Owner description: Andersonville combines Swedish roots and small-town charm with the city's newest and hippest stores and restaurants. Offering everything from stylish clothes and unique items for the home to delectable international dining and traditional holiday events, our unique array of ethnically-diverse, locally-owned businesses guarantees you'll find something to love. A visit to our popular north side neighborhood always makes for a memorable Chicago experience.
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Jonesburg, Missouri
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I went to visit my daughter in June while they were having Midsommarfest! Great time and awesome people!!

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Arlington, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We sometimes come back here for the nostalgia related to Swedish roots. But now it has lost its charm in that regard. The modest Museum is the redeeming feature, but the Swedish stores are gone, the eateries are mediocre or fake; sad to say, we will not be back; and people looking for a Swedish connection should not waste their... More

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Beaverdam, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Many cute shops, furniture, collectibles, repurposed antiques, restaurants, all things Swedish. Visit the Swedish Museum. Rose Hill Cemetery is not far away.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We stayed in Andersonville while visiting Chicago. It's just a short walk to everything. Shops, eateries you name it. Great tree lined streets and the locals are friendly and helpful. The neighborhood was very diverse which we loved. Tons of vintage homes here too. Train station was close by so when we wanted to go into the city we hopped... More

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San Francisco, California
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49 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You can take bus #22 from downtown all the way to Andersonville. Nice area with shops and restaurants. Very walkable. More of an area where locals hangout than touristy like downtown areas.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Stroll on Clark Street through Andersonville, visit the excellent Swedish American Museum, eat and drink in one of the nice restaurants, shop in the Galleria, Gethsemane garden shop or in any of the many other interesting shops along the street. Andersonville will give you a new picture of Chicago.

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Chicago
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

andersonville has many bars ,stores ,and wonderful ethnic restuaraunts to choose from its one of the more nicer neighborhoods on the northside my favorite resturants is rezas

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uk
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great area of Chicago. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. There are a lot of great bars and restaurants and the prices are great. It only costs 15-20 dollars in a cab into the centre of Chicago, about 15 mins. We thought it was great wondering about at night you felt safe. Will stay in Andersonville next... More

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Montrose
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334 reviews 334 reviews
121 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We took the train which stops at Brhyn Mahr and you walk along a lovely tree-lined sidewalk to Andersonville. Take a left at the end of that road and you are there. Andersonville is lovely, lots of nice shops, some a bit pricey, and nice restaurants. Just a nice neighbourhood to stroll around in. On the way back, we explored... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Not at all touristy, Andersonville is one of the best neighborhoods on Chicago's north side for just hanging out and browsing through the eclectic shops. The crowd is mostly young locals, so it's a more authentic Chicago experience than downtown's museums and name-brand stores.

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