By RedEye staff
October 12, 2012
Cheesie’s Pub & Grub
958 W. Belmont Ave. 773-388-1574
Grilled cheese sandwiches with unorthodox fillings—think tater tots, mac ’n’ cheese and chicken tenders—were made for a satisfying post-bar meal. Pizzas with toppings inspired by the bar’s signature grilled cheese sandwiches also are available, and the kitchen’s open until 5 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Pick Me Up Cafe
3408 N. Clark St. 773-248-6613
Open around the clock on weekends and until 3 a.m. on weekdays, this cute cafe serves breakfast all day, plus “sammitches” (sandwiches both classic and signature) and “pizzadillas” (a pizza-quesadilla hybrid).
3463 N. Clark St. 773-525-4580
Ready for the weirdest slices in Wrigleyville? You could order plain old pepperoni at this creative pizzeria, but then you’d be missing out on crazier toppings like s’mores, Philly cheese steak or chicken penne alfredo.
Lucky’s Sandwich Company
3472 N. Clark St. 773-549-0665
Fries and coleslaw aren’t side dishes at this bar; instead, they’re standard fillings stuffed inside every sandwich. The kitchen’s open until 1 a.m. nightly and 2 a.m. on Saturdays, and you can order double meat anytime if you’re seriously hungry.
The Diner Grill
1635 W. Irving Park Road 773-248-2030
This tiny 24-hour greasy spoon in a converted train car is best visited after a night of boozing. Its signature dish is The Slinger, a chili-covered heap of hamburger patties, hash browns and eggs.
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