Find most of the restaurants in this neighborhood on Aurora Avenue, near 105th Street, which makes it easy to decide on the fly what kind of food you’re in the mood for. With so many international cuisines on offer, you might be glad of the convenience.
Tropicos Breeze serves El Salvadoran cuisine and other traditional Latin American fare. Local favorites include the freshly made Salvadoran pupusas, Hondurean baleadas and savory Colombian bandeja.
For a no-frills meal experience, try Burgermaster. Offering classic hamburgers and meals, locals choose this eatery when looking for something fast and simple. For a taste of nostalgia, try the combo meal of a Burgermaster, fries and milkshake.
Good Guys Pizza offers traditional pizza options alongside a few unexpected options, such as the Euro, which consists of mozzarella, ranch sauce, Canadian bacon, grilled chicken breast, red onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, garlic and extra cheese.
Locals looking for a night out on the town enjoy a varied selection of bars to whet their whistles. Try Tim’s Tavern when you’re looking for a sports bar, with local games projected on the overhead monitor. Teacher’s Lounge meanwhile features a theme unique to this neighborhood. Located in Greenwood,
a reasonable jaunt from North College Park, the bar is decorated to look like a classroom and known for its unique cocktails. You won’t find any music venues in North College Park, but the neighborhood is within reasonable distance of downtown should you want to take in a show.