Roosevelt Road is an entertainment and dining destination with nationally known live music venues like FitzGerald’s Night Club and Wire, as well as juke-joints like Friendly Tap serving up everything from country and rock to jazz and blues. Dine-out no matter what you’re craving from Michelin-rated establishments to hometown eats.
Ogden Avenue is Berwyn’s stretch of Historic Route 66 – the Mother Road – designed for automobiles when the car was king of American culture. Today Rte 66 is celebrated with the Berwyn Route 66 Gift Shop, scenic byway exhibits, at the annual Berwyn Route 66 Car Show, at local haunts like Cigars & Stripes BBQ Lounge, Michael Anthony’s Pizzeria and Paisans Pizzeria & Bar or just around the corner with live music at Harlem Avenue Lounge.
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Berwyn’s quaint, walkable city center extends across both sides of the Metra Line with a mix of independent shops, restaurants and lounges and access to parks. Enjoy great food at spots like Capri Ristorante Due and nightlife at stops like The Outtaspace, Lavergne’s Tavern, Olive or Twist Martini Bar, Godson’s, James Joyce Irish Pub, The Garage Smokehouse and Bar and Off the Traxx. Visitors have a variety of transportation options via train, bus or biking.
Once known as the “Bohemian Wall Street” due to the large number of savings and loans located here, Berwyn’s Cermak Road is now an eclectic mix of retail and restaurants including El Nuevo Vallarta Sports Bar & Grill and green energy powerhouse Cermak Plaza.