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Living in Pilsen Chicago

Pilsen is the 20th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with 35,903 residents.

Pilsen has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Illinois Medical District, University Village - Little Italy, McKinley Park, Bridgeport, Tri-Taylor, Near West Side and Armour Square.

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88 Walk Score of Pilsen, Chicago, IL

Pilsen is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Nuevo Leon Restaurant

Photo of Cafe Jumping Bean in Pilsen, Chicago

Cafe Jumping Bean

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Pilsen Chicago.

Pilsen is the 20th most walkable neighborhood in Chicago with a Walk Score of 88.

Find apartments in Chicago's most walkable neighborhoods: East Ukrainian Village, Near North Side and West Loop.

Pilsen Chicago Apartments for Rent

Pilsen Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Pilsen to other Chicago neighborhoods.




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18 DePaul 90 77 87 30,656
19 Logan Square 89 68 92 92,596
20 Pilsen 88 66 85 35,903
21 Armour Square 88 76 86 12,718
22 River West 88 80 92 1,298

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 188 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Pilsen.

People in Pilsen can walk to an average of 7 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Photo of Parkview Restaurant Grill in Pilsen, Chicago

Parkview Restaurant Grill

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thumbnail for PlzenArtsy food from an artsy neighborhood, got to love Pilsen.

Jorge Vega
on Plzen

66 Transit Score of Pilsen, Chicago, IL

Pilsen has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Pilsen Chicago apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Pilsen has good public transportation and about 11 bus, 1 rail and 1 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Pilsen on public transit.

85 Bike Score of Pilsen, Chicago, IL

Pilsen is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Photo of Pilsen Farmers Market in Pilsen, Chicago

Pilsen Farmers Market

Photo of Dvorak Park in Pilsen, Chicago

Dvorak Park

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Photo of US Post Office in Pilsen, Chicago

US Post Office

Photo of Pulbic Art in Pilsen, Chicago

Pulbic Art

Photo of St Procopius Catholic Church and School in Pilsen, Chicago

St Procopius Catholic Church and School

thumbnail for Pilsen Farmers MarketThis small market still brings your local and organic products to the table. Make sure to check out their popular honey stand that provides local honey from city dwelling bees. Hours: Sundays, 9am-3pm. #farmersmarket Photo: The T & L Chicago Project

Kelley B.
on Pilsen Farmers Market

thumbnail for Parkview Restaurant GrillParkview is a local hub and hot spot of good eats with good deals. Though cash only, Martha (owner) prides herself on being in business for 23 years serving everyone from firemen (station across the street) to students and professionals.

on Parkview Restaurant Grill

Photo of Honky Tonk BBQ in Pilsen, Chicago

Honky Tonk BBQ

Photo of Lozano Library in Pilsen, Chicago

Lozano Library

Photo of 16th Street and Throop St. in Pilsen, Chicago

16th Street and Throop St.

thumbnail for Western-CermakThe view from the Western CTA pink line provides a reminder of all that is available 15-20 minutes away. Pilsen is an affordable neighborhood providing many amenities such as this.

on Western-Cermak

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