Downtown Merchants 

Welcome to Downtown Lemont, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Founded in 1835 during the construction of the I&M Canal, visit today and Enjoy Our Scene of restaurants, brewery, taverns, shopping, services, and lodging. Home to the award-winning Pollyanna Brewing and Taproom. Hungry Hound visited Wooden Paddle for their American wood-fired pizza and shared plates. Chicago’s Best conquered the famous half-pound Nick Burger at Nick’s Tavern and praised La Dolce Vita for their upscale Italian-American classics. Located 5 minutes by bike from The Forge: Lemont Quarries - the largest aerial park in North America! - you are never far from an adventure in Downtown Lemont.

Corner Stone Tavern Lemont

Corner Stone Tavern | 103 Stephen Street
Family-friendly pub grub with a dash of Nashville. Outdoor Dining
M-Th. 11a -11p | F-Sa.11a - Midnight | Su. 11a - 10p
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Digs on Canal Lemont

Digs on Canal | 316 Canal Street
Scratch-made kitchen classics and brunch
M-F. 11a - 9p | Sa. 10a - 9p | Su. 8a - 2p
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Gelsosomo's Pizza and Smokey Row BBQ Lemont

Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria & Smokey Row BBQ | 206 Main Street
Old-school family pizzeria & barbeque with all the southside classics.
Su-Th. 11a - 9p | F-Sa. 11a - 11p
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Hughie McClafferty's Irish Pub Lemont

Hughie McClafferty’s | 118 Stephen Street
Lemont by way of Donegal, Ireland. Traditional music every Monday
Daily 11a - 2a
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La Dolce Vita Lemont

La Dolce Vita | 107 Stephen Street
White tablecloth Italian Ristorante featured on Chicago’s Best
M-Th. 4p - 9p | F-Sa. 4p - 10p | Su. 3p - 8p
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Lemont House

Lemont House | 210 Main Street
Traditional Korean & Chinese is the House specialty
W-F. 11a - 9p | Sa-Su. 12p - 9p | Closed M-Tu.
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Next Mex Lemont

next mex | 319 Front Street
Creative, chefy Mexican with incredible tequila and whiskey list
Su.-W 11a - 9p | Th. 11a - 10p | F-Sa. 11a - 11p
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Nick's Tavern Lemont

Nick’s Tavern | 221 Main Street
Est. 1945, the ½ lb Nickburger was featured on Chicago’s Best
Kitchen Hours: M-W 11a - 9:30p | Th-Sa. 11a - 10:30p | Su. 11a - 8p
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Old Town Lemont

Old Town | 113 Stephen Street
Polish and traditional Eastern European dining in a Highlander setting
Tu-Th. 11a - 8p | F-Sa. 11a - 9p | Su. 1p - 8p
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The Vault Lemont

The Vault Café & Bar | 308 Canal Street
First-rate American dining and drinks in a historic bank building
Tu-Th. 11a - Midnight | F-Sa. 11a - 2am | Closed Su-M.
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Wooden Paddle Lemont

Wooden Paddle | 212 Stephen Street
Wood-Fired pizza and small plates with craft cocktails. Featured on HH
Tu-Th. 4p - 10p | F-Su. 11a - 10p
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