Local Evanston Attractions
Several local attractions are either on-campus or within a short walking distance from Northwestern University.
Panoramic image of the lakefill
Lake FIll walking path MAP

 Lakefill walking path Enjoy late-summer lake Michigan. • 0.1 miles (0.2km) Walking Directions
Block Museum logo Mary and Leigh Block Museum • 40 Arts Circle Drive • (847) 491-4000 • The Block Museum is the fine arts museum of Chicago’s North Shore, offering focused visual arts programming for the Northwestern University community and the greater Chicago area. (free admission). • 0.4 miles (0.7km) Walking Directions
Line-art of Historic Gross Point Lighthouse Grosse Point Lighthouse • 2601 Sheridan Road • (847) 328-6961 • The grounds around the historic lighthouse are open on a daily basis, tours of the tower and keepers’ quarters museum are held on weekends only. • 0.8 miles (1.3km) Walking Directions
Last Summer's Evanston Art Center Ground Installation Evanston Art Center (next to the Grosse Point Lighthouse) • 2603 Sheridan Road • (847) 475-5300 • Free Sculpture on the Grounds outdoor exhibition. • An indoor gallery houses a selection of exhibits (free admission, $3 suggested donation). • 0.8 miles (1.3km) Walking Directions
Evanston Dining
Evanston is the Dining capital of the Northshore. Although standard regular registration includes lunches and dinners, a wide array of dining options are available within walking distance from Northwestern University:
Einstein Brother's Bagels Logo Einstein Brother's Bagels • Second Floor of Pancoe Life Sciences Pavilion, across the street• 847-491-5856 • bagels, cream cheese, sandwiches, salads, soups and muffins. • 0.0 miles (0.1km) Walking Directions
Willies' Food Court Willies' Food Course • Norris University Center, south of the lagoon • 847-467-6111 • a bit of everything, including: Starbucks, crepes, sushi, pizza, smoothies, salads, stir-fry, grill • 0.3 miles (0.5km) Walking Directions
Pete Miller's Steak House Logo Pete Miller's • 1557 Sherman • (847) 328-0399 • Steak & Seafood - Live Jazz Nightly - Billiards. Offering fresh seafood, and prime steak. • 0.8 miles (1.7km) Walking Directions
Olive Mountain Restaurant Logo Olive Mountain • 4 Church St. • (847) 475-0380 • The 1st of its kind in Evanston and is till considered to be the best fine dining Middle Eastern cuisine along with fresh seafood served daily. • 0.9 miles (1.5km) Walking Directions
Merel's Barebeque Logo Merle's Barbecue • 1727 Benson • (847) 475-7766 • offering BBQ, beers, banquets bourbons, game room, delivery, and fun. • 0.9 miles (1.5km) Walking Directions
Davis Street Fish Market Logo Davis Street Fishmarket • 501 Davis • (847) 869 3474 • Restaurant - Raw Bar - Retail. Offering fresh seafood, spirits and a festive atmosphere. • 0.9 miles (1.5km) Walking Directions
Trattoria Demi Logo Trattoria Demi • 1571 Sherman • (847) 332-2330 • Evanston Italian restaurant offering lunch, dinner, catering and seasonal outdoor seating. • 1.0 miles (1.7km) Walking Directions
Lulu's Dim Sum Logo Lulu's Dim Sum • 804 Davis • (847) 869-4343 •Creative and delicious contemporary variations on traditional Asian cuisines. • 1.0 miles (1.6km) Walking Directions
Tapas Barcelona Logo Tapas Barcelona• 1615 Chicago Ave • (847) 866-9900 • Impeccably prepared, unique and colorful cuisine from Spain. (dates wrapped in bacon, amazing. • 1.1 miles (1.4km) Walking Directions
Blind Faith Logo Blind Faith - 525 Dempster • 847 328-6875 • Evanston vegetarian health food restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner healthy specialties. • 1.2 miles (2.0km) Walking Directions

For a more complete list please visit: http://evanstonrestaurants.net/  

last updated 10/11/2011