If there’s one thing that Proctor District is rich in, it’s plenty of fine dining options. From grabbing something quick and on-the-go to planning a night out with friends, there is something for everyone at Proctor. Below are some suggestions to get your Proctor culinary exploration started.
3205 N. 26th St.
For breakfast, lunch, dinner and anytime in between, Brewers Row has got you covered: breakfast organic coffees, espresso drinks, breakfast taquitos, burritos or jalapeno cheddar biscuit sandwiches. For lunch and dinner: a wide array of South-of-the-Border favorites, including tacos, burritos, ensaladas, quesadillas and more, with vegetarian/vegan fillings if you like. And don’t forget: beer! Brewers Row offers 24 mostly local draft beers on tap and more than 65 cans and bottles in the cooler. The entire menu is available from open to close.
Chalet Bowl & 26th Street Café
3806 N. 26th St.
A landmark in Proctor District, Chalet Bowl is more than a family favorite bowling center. Its 26th Street Café offers a mouthwatering menu of traditional favorites: more than a dozen pizza choices (gluten-free crust available) in individual sizes or enough to feed the family; burgers; salads; sandwiches; snacks and more to dine in or take out.
3201 N. 26th St.
Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails seven days a week, Cooks Tavern provides a menu celebrating the food of the Americas with a healthy shot of comfort foods. The culinary wizards at Cooks Tavern traverse the world from Montreal to Paris to Machu Picchu with a new menu every four months celebrating the food, beverages and worldly cultures of a new region. But fear not, as the restaurant retains a set menu of favorite dishes year-round.
2707 N. Proctor
Another Proctor landmark, this old-school, family-style American eatery and cocktail lounge serves traditional, hearty breakfasts, lunchtime favorites, classic dinners and more from its huge menu.
Peaks and Pints
3816 N. 26th St.
Craft beer taproom, bottle shop, tavern eatery – Peaks and Pints is all of this and more. With more than 650 bottled and canned brews in the cooler and another 28 on tap, Peaks and Pints is a beer lover’s paradise. And you’ll have good reason to order another round to wash down this mountain-themed tavern’s hearty sandwiches, fresh salads, appetizers and desserts.
Pomodoro Italian Restaurant & Bar
3819 N. 26th St.
Within a casual and comfortable atmosphere, the Pomodoro menu is packed for your enjoyment: full lunch and dinner menus daily with appetizers, entrees and desserts and weekend specials like potato chip-encrusted halibut and pomodoro chicken topped with bay shrimp. Homemade bleu cheese dressing is a specialty!
3323 N. 26th St.
From a light meal to a sumptuous feast, Rosewood Café is a must visit. House-made soups, vegetable and fruit salads, big sandwiches and delectable entrees including comfort foods like homestyle mac and cheese, pulled-pork tacos and Irish shepherd’s pie will suit any taste.
Viva 4 Life
2602 N. Proctor
Specializing in globally-influenced vegan dishes served raw or cooked, Viva is wildly popular for its organic, gluten-free and dairy-free dining – soups and salads, entrees, pizzas, sandwiches, desserts…even biscuits and gravy all grace the menu, with breakfast served on weekends until noon. Come taste just how incredibly flavorful healthy eating can be.
2710 N. Proctor
The Waffle Stop liberates the good ol’ waffle from the world of breakfast foods. Have them on the sweet side with strawberries, Nutella, etc., or go for savory with the classic chicken and waffles. Maybe add in a mimosa to start and a sundae for dessert for a feast that will have you coming back for more.
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