Located on Chicago’s north side, Devon Avenue is one of the most diverse streets in America. From unique dining and fashion to shops that have been family-owned for generations, there are businesses and experiences that you can find only on Devon.
Our new series of videos takes you down the street & around the world to introduce you to the unique people and places of Devon Avenue. The only street in Chicago where you can find chicken tikka, Kosher babka and designer saris on the same block.
Find your next adventure right here. #OnlyOnDevon
New videos will be added every week!
All American Medical Supply – 2805 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-0184
Meet Dr. Nikky from All America Medical Supply and learn about this women-owned and operated business. Their flagship location is in the community to help find the right products and/or equipment and assist in the health insurance process.
All American Medical Supply –
Only On Devon
Annapurna Simply Vegetarian – 2600 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-1858
We chatted with Bhavesh Patel owner of Annapurna and he gave us the lowdown of their specialty dishes, like their fresh sugar cane juice (which they serve over 1,000 cups a day) to their Panipuri station and Masala Dosas. Opened for more than 30 years it is one of a few restaurants on Devon Ave. whose menu is completely vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan friendly and serving over 200 items.
Annapurna – Only On Devon
Bundoo Khan – 2539 W. Devon Ave. (872-241-9100
Meet Eric Maniya, owner of Bundoo Khan who opened its doors in 2015 to serve BBQ food from Karachi, Pakistan. Their most popular dish on the menu is the BBQ Platter and all their dishes are created following unique traditional flavors and a commitment to displaying the authenticity of the recipes and real flavor of Pakistan cuisine.
Bundoo Kahn – Only On Devon
Cary’s Lounge – 2251 W. Devon Ave. (773) 743-5737
Take a tour of Cary’s Lounge and meet its owner Pete. Did you know Pete collects masks from all over the world? Learn about his favorite customer and about all the masks he has collected over the years and exhibits at the bar. Visit them for a relaxed vibe and thirst-quenching drinks.
Cary’s Lounge – Only on Devon
Deck the Neck – 2552 W. Devon Ave. (773) 293-6212
Shop for accessories, clothing and jewelry at this local retail store where products are brought from Bangladesh, India, Italy, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Turkey. Looking for a gift or something for yourself? Stop by, we are sure you will find something special.
Deck the Neck – Only on Devon
Diya Handicraft – 2603 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-7576
From a CD/DVD store to a craft shop, Diya Handicraft has come a long way. Carrying a variety of Indian crafts, idols, temples, Puja items, utensils, small appliances, clay plots, carrom boards, incense and so much more. This store is a shoppers paradise.
Diya Handicraft – Only on Devon
Fresh Farms International Market – 2626 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-3557
Take a tour of this fabulous market where you can find all kinds of pepper types, sugar-free honey and unique. Family-owned grocery store for over 30 years with a variety of international products.
Fresh Farms International Market –
Only on Devon
Ghareeb Nawaz – 2032 W. Devon Ave. (773) 761-5300
Since they opened their doors in 1994, Ghareeb Nawaz has been serving delicious and super affordable dishes. Their first dish on the menu ban in ’94 was the Chicken Biryani and it still is the most popular meal at the restaurant. We will let the images of the food speak for themselves!
Ghareeb Nawaz – Only on Devon
Inspire Multi Brand – 2658 W. Devon Ave. (773) 856-5501
They focus on delicate embroidery from the fabric to the stitching and from the color combinations to the intricate designs, they carry top-of-the-line clothing and jewelry for bridal parties.
Inspire Multi Brand – Only on Devon
ISP India Sari Palace – 2534 W. Devon Ave. (773) 338 2127
At India Sari Palace shoppers will find a variety of beautiful beaded, chiffon and other beautiful saris and fabrics plus other traditional women’s apparel and a wide selection of fabrics.
ISP Indian Sari Palace – Only on Devon
Italian Express – 2447 W. Devon Ave. (773) 761 7700
Italian Express is the only Italian restaurant in Chicago serving Halal meat. Opened in 1997, they have accrued a following amongst Italian foodies because of their famous spicy gyro pizza.
Italian Express – Only on Devon
Kol Tuv Kosher Foods – 2938 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-1800
Kol Tuv Kosher Foods is the place to be where specialty items is the name of the game. From wine to interesting herring flavors to meats produced locally to snacks and Turkish coffee, anyone looking for the flavors from Israel will find them at this 100% Kosher grocery store.
Kol Tuv Kosher Foods – Only on Devon
Music House – 2925 W. Devon Ave. (773) 761-3770
Established in 1951 and owned by Richard and Jeanne Trumbo since 1985, Music House is a family-owned performing arts school dedicated to serving families in the Chicagoland area and beyond. They teach about 2,000 students a year in their space and at schools and they offer private lessons, summer camps and much more.
Music House – Only On Devon
NP Jewelers – 2647 W. Devon Ave. (773) 508-4653
Learn about this family-run jewelry shop that specializes in 22 karat gold and handmade collections for special occasions. They also buy gold and diamonds and do repairs and appraisals. This is your one-stop-shop
for all things gold.
NP Jewelers – Only on Devon
Regal Jewels – 2625 W. Devon Ave. (773) 262-4377
This family-owned business opened its doors 40 years ago on Devon Ave. They started with Regal Sari carrying sari’s and clothing for the whole family and they expanded to jewelry carrying 22K gold, diamonds, silver and an assortment of gemstones and custom work. Visit their showroom to find the most exquisite jewelry and clothing collection.
Regal Jewels – Only on Devon
Robert’s Fish Market – 2916 W. Devon Ave. (773) 761-3424
Arturo the most recent owner of Robert’s Fish Market talked to us about their services and the variety of products they carry. The fish market originally opened d their doors in the ’40s on the south side of Chicago and in the ’60’s they moved to Devon Ave.
Robert’s Fish Market – Only on Devon
Sahil – 2605 W. Devon Ave. (773) 262-7500
Looking for beautiful formal wear for your next special event? Sahil is the place to shop. Boasting a selection of exclusive brands and one of the largest South Asian showrooms in the U.S., we are sure you will find something special at this 35-year-old shop.
Sahil – Only On Devon
Sign America – – 2748 W. Devon Ave. (773) 262-7800
Sign America is being in existence on Devon Ave. and providing all printing needs to businesses and residents since 1995. Meet Mohammad Rameez who has been running the show since 2016 when his uncle retired. He likes the pedestrian friendliness in the commercial corridor that is good for the vibrancy of the community.
Sign America – Only on Devon
Tel Aviv Kosher Bakery – 2944 W. Devon Ave. (773) 764-8877
A family-owned business for 30 years. This bakery specializes in European-style cakes and offers pastries, challah, rolls, cookies, roshki, cakes and other baked goods. Make sure to stop and try their treat at what is considered one of the best Kosher bakeries in the city.
Tel Aviv Kosher Bakery – Only on Devon
Tiffin The Indian Kitchen – 2536 W. Devon Ave. (773) 338-2143
Established in 1995, Tiffin The Indian Kitchen is famously known for authentic savory Indian food, stunning decor, full-service bar, and upscale service. Their Tiffin “Wallallahs” (head chef, and staff) lead you on an exotic journey of tastes in a beautiful setting.
Tiffin The Indian Kitchen – Only on Devon
Udupi Palace – 2543 W. Devon Ave. (773) 338-2152
Looking for vegetarian options on Devon, Udupi Palace has just what you are craving. Since opening their doors 28 years ago they have been serving authentic south Indian food like Samosas and Dosai. You can visit them at their location on Devon or get their food delivered right to your home.
Udupi Palace – Only on Devon
Uma Sarees – 2541 W. Devon Ave. (773) 338-6302
They opened their doors in 1973 and have been selling good quality children and adult clothing on Devon Ave. They boast a variety of beautiful silk and hand-embroidered Saris. Customers can also choose from a large selection of fabrics to design their own clothing.
Uma Sarees – Only on Devon
Usmania Chinese – 2253 W. Devon Ave. (773) 338-4488
Since opening their doors more than 15 years ago Usmania Chines has been serving desi Chinese food with dishes such as their chili fish, orange chicken and their signature dish, Mongolian beef. They strive to serve the best quality meals and they have an extensive menu. With top-quality ingredients, unique flavors and Zabiha halal meat, you want to try every dish on the menu.
Usmania Chinese – Only on Devon
Usmania Fine Dining – 2244 W. Devon Ave. (773) 262-1900
They opened their restaurant in 2000 and they are expanding by creating a beautiful and spacious outdoor patio. They serve authentic Indian and Pakistani food and they love being on Devon Ave. serving their community.
Usmania Fine Dining – Only on Devon
Vitha Jewelers – 2651 W. Devon Ave. (773)-764-4735
Meet Ramesh, owner of Vitha Jewelers who shared how his father started making custom jewelry at home and opened the jewelry store in 1975 around the same time that the Patel Brothers grocery store opened on Devon Ave. Their specialty is Mangalsutras and custom-made jewelry for all occasions.
Vitha Jewelers – Only on Devon
Wheels of Chicago – 6201 – 6233 N. Western Ave. (773) 262-7500
Learn about Wheels of Chicago from Dennis and get the inside scoop as to why they have been on Western Ave. since 1984. Their showroom is packed with cars to fit any budget and family size. Their staff speaks English and Spanish and their hours are Mon-Fri 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wheels of Chicago – Only On Devon
World Fresh Market – 2434 W. Devon Ave. (773) 508-0700
They serve a very diverse clientele and carry a variety of international products to fit their customers’ needs and cravings. From injera to dozens of types of rice and fresh produce, World Fresh Market has all the top quality products and just what you are looking for.
World Fresh Market – Only on Devon