Bridgeport is a haven for foodies interested in tasting the many cultures that call Chicago home. Thanks to the neighborhood's immigrant population and blue-collar roots, Bridgeport offers something for everyone at every budget: Gio's Cafe for Italian deli sandwiches, Carbon for serious Mexican tacos, and Ed's Pot Sticker House for Chinese dumplings. Swing by Schaller's Pump, the oldest pub in Chicago (opened in 1881), and find non-touristy souvenirs at Let's Boogie Records and Tapes.
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Getting Around Chicago
The best way to get around Chicago is on the elevated "L" train. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Orange Line "L" runs from Midway to downtown Chicago from 4:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. every day. Fare starts at $2.25. The Blue Line "L" runs from O'Hare to downtown Chicago 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Most CTA "L" lines run from 4 a.m. until 1 a.m. every day.
Nearby Airports
  • Midway International Airport-MDW
  • O'Hare International Airport-ORD
Airport Taxis
  • $30 (from Midway) $40 (from O'Hare)
Things to Do and See Near Bridgeport
  • Navy Pier
  • Willis Tower
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Field Museum of Natural History
  • Wrigley Field
  • Chicago Theater
  • Lincoln Park
  • Michigan Avenue
  • Millennium Park
  • Cloud Gate
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Holy Name Cathedral
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • John Hancock Center
  • United Center
  • Magnificent Mile
  • Joffrey Ballet
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • Millennium Park
  • Northwestern University