Restaurants & Food

Backlot Coffee

Backlot Coffee is an independent, neighborhood coffee house. We are focused on serving our community with exceptional, locally roasted coffee, small eats, and authentic gelato.

2012 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Beer on Central

We have a passion for beer that we hope to spread throughout the community. We support local breweries and businesses. It is important to us to create and maintain a loyal customer base through a wide selection of craft beer, daily opportunities to sample beer, and knowledgeable staff. Large selection of cold and room temperature craft beer. A small quantity of craft spirits, wine, cider and mead also available. Stop in to taste & drink craft beer from 8 rotating taps while browsing through our large selection craft beer. Selected Breweries provide free tastings. Private parties are welcomed with advanced notice.

1930 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 905-0951

Beth's Little Bake Shop

Beth’s Little Bake Shop features Beth’s eye catching and mouth watering creations ranging from perfectly iced cakes to her more rustic breakfast pastries. Her creations have a European taste with an American flair. We use the very best ingredients when we are baking at Beth’s Little Bake Shop. We make everything from scratch and love to use local ingredients. Using real butter, sugar, the best dairy and locally sourced ingredients, we are able to create our outstanding pastries we know you will love. We bake all of the breakfast pastries early in the morning and you will love the fresh out-of-the-oven taste. Our cakes and cupcakes are meticulously iced and decorated and you will be thrilled to show them off. Our macarons are painstakingly piped, filled, and aged to perfection. We know that no matter what you taste from Beth’s you will be in a state of bliss!

1814 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201


You know that feeling….when you just want comfort and home? Familiar faces, tasty food that reminds you of Mom’s home cooking, and a friendly smile. Welcome to Bluestone! Your home away from home, we strive to give you a great experience everytime you walk in the door. Wanting to bring the Chicago style neighborhood restaurant to Evanston, Bluestone was the very first. Always family run it’s maintained that hometown feel. When you come into Bluestone and look up, you will notice there are over 250 pin flags from all over world. The flag collection was born from John’s love of the game that began at Peter Jan’s as a boy. He would take the L from Dempster to Central street with his friends from St. Mary’s School and hit the course. Fresh ingredients, menu variety, and affordable prices have always been standards. We take pride in our fresh fish, and daily specials. The sizzling burgers, paper thin pizza, smoked wings, and the legendary key lime pie have become staples on Central Street and beyond!

1932 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Coast Sushi Bar

Our chefs have created a menu that will satisfy sushi connoisseurs and novices alike. Through years of experience they have mastered the pairing of simple but complex flavors to create some of the most tasteful and innovative New-Japanese cuisine. Using only the freshest ingredients and top quality fish from around the world. Coast offers something for everyone.

2545 Prarie Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
847 328 2221

Curt's Cafe

Curt's Cafe presents an opportunity to “dine with purpose”, by enjoying great food and helping the community at the same time. Operated by food service professionals who love freshly brewed coffee, homemade pastries, inspired sandwiches and salads, while also believing in giving back to the community by providing training to at-risk youth in Evanston in both food service and life.

2922-24 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201


Foodstuffs has been providing the highest quality gourmet foods and services to discerning Chicagoland shoppers for over 30 years. With full-service catering and online shopping, we are conveniently located for all your gourmet food needs. Foodstuffs specializes in providing our customers with uncompromised top quality prepared foods; including homemade appetizers, soups, entrees, salads, sauces, breads and pastries. Our customers will also find fine pates and cheeses, fresh seafood, quality meats, custom made sandwiches, build your own salads and unique shelf products. Our courteous and knowledgeable staff is trained to help you with any questions you may have about our products and services. We look forward to helping to make your daily routine special and your special events memorable!  

2106 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Mustard's Last Stand

Mustard's has been serving up delicious Vienna Beef Hot Dogs and Alpha Baking (S. Rosens) Buns to customers for almost half a century!  Mustard’s Last Stand was opened by Jerry Starkman in 1969. Jerry still owns and manages Mustard’s with his sons Steve Starkman (Karen, Ryan & Nick) and Lonnie Starkman (Michelle, Eric & Rachel). With help from long-time employees Keith Woods, Valadia Pazand, Steven Pazand, Angel Alvarado and Sam Licea. Their mission as one of Chicago’s most renowned Hot Dog Stands & Restaurant, is to carry on a family tradition by not only providing excellent customer service, but also retain customer loyalty by providing the same quality year after year.

1613 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Old Neighborhood Grill

Counter-serve option for American & Greek basics in a cozy, wood-accented space with homey touches

2902 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 492-9500

Pinto Thai Kitchen

Petite storefront serving Thai curries & noodle dishes along with some Chinese and Japanese items.  

1931 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Prairie Joe's

For over twenty-four years Prairie Joe's has worked to combine worldly and eclectic culinary influences with the classic diner food experience, all while providing the level of service you could only expect from a family-owned business. While our cheeseburgers and fries are timeless, we are especially known for our lunch and brunch specials. Everything from lamb patties to Mexican-inspired fried pork and unique vegetarian dishes can be found on our daily specials menu. As a proud member of the Central Street Business Association, we are happy to serve you. When you stop at our restaurant, be sure to take in our one-of-a-kind interior and eye-catching art, handmade by our own chief cook.

1921 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Tag's Bakery

Since 1937, Tags Bakery in Evanston has always maintained a high level of quality, creating fresh-baked goods daily. The bakery serves cakes, cookies, pastries, and their world famous Florentines confections.

2010 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Ten Mile House

In 1836, Major Edward H. Mulford established the original Ten Mile House.  Combining a tavern, post office, inn and courthouse, Ten Mile House served as the social and economic center of the community now known as the City of Evanston. 178 years later, Ten Mile House restaurant reestablishes the area’s first public gathering point and continues the tradition of hospitality.  Neighbors and area visitors alike are welcome to enjoy our thoughtful comfort food in a vibrant, welcoming setting just steps from Northwestern University. Ten Mile House is an ideal venue for a variety of experiences, including family-friendly dining, game day gatherings, after-work get-togethers, a casual night out and more.

1700 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201


Allegro Dance Boutique

Allegro is a boutique retailer that aims to provide a fun and relaxed shopping atmosphere for you, our customer. We believe that all bodies in motion feel better and perform better when they are comfortable and look great. Allegro is intentionally a boutique, not a supply store, allowing dancers to shop for shoes, apparel, and accessories in an environment that is as beautiful as what they do. We invite you to check out our ever-changing selection of: • Fashion leotards • Stylish yoga and exercise apparel • Kids’ gymnastics and ice skating apparel Or simply drop in for advice on how to break in your pointe shoes or find a dance class near you. Our team of 100% passionate dancers is what keeps our company fresh, relevant, and growing. We are committed to giving back to and being active members of the local dance community. We want to be the dance store you’re friends with!

2114 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Apelian Carpets

Oriental Rugs and Carpets. Featurng Karastan, Stanton Couristan, Masland, and fabric carpets. Also hardwood, laminate, vinyl, and ceramic floors.

2900 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Beer on Central

We have a passion for beer that we hope to spread throughout the community. We support local breweries and businesses. It is important to us to create and maintain a loyal customer base through a wide selection of craft beer, daily opportunities to sample beer, and knowledgeable staff. Large selection of cold and room temperature craft beer. A small quantity of craft spirits, wine, cider and mead also available. Stop in to taste & drink craft beer from 8 rotating taps while browsing through our large selection craft beer. Selected Breweries provide free tastings. Private parties are welcomed with advanced notice.

1930 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 905-0951

Custom Eyes

What do Beyonce, Jennifer Lawrence, Stephen Colbert and Jeff Goldblum have in common? They all wear frames we carry at Custom Eyes! Custom Eyes has been reigning optical royalty in Chicago since 2003, and we are very excited to announce the opening of our first suburban location on Central Street. Our boutique carries handmade frames, featuring the latest trends from Europe alongside timeless classics. Our beautiful frames incorporate vintage plastic, jewelry-quality precious metals, and weightless titanium. We curate a refined collection of frames that are crafted, not produced. Lines we carry include Barton Perreira, DITA, Anne et Valentin, Mykita, Theirry Lasry, and SALT. Optometrists on site now taking appointments. Most major vision insurance accepted. We offer only the best optical technology available. Ask us about digitally surfaced bespoke progressives, specifically made for your eyes. Our staff carries over 50 years combined optical experience. We’ll help you look great and see beautifully.

1939 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

George Ritzlin Antique Maps and Prints

  We believe that maps are meant for more than getting you from A to B. They are works of art to be admired, decorations to hang on your wall, conversation pieces to enjoy with visitors, and historical documents to treasure and behold. For over a quarter century, we at Ritzlin have been local dealers of: • Antique maps • Atlases • Prints • Rare books We’ve spent countless hours scouring conventions, antique shops, catalogs, and more to ensure that our collection is the deepest and most interesting in Evanston and the surrounding Midwest. Member, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America All items offered subject to prior sale unless stated otherwise Hours by appointment Only

PO Box 8040
Evanston, IL 60201


Gracie's, a women's wear boutique, has a little something for everybody. We carry up-to-date sportswear, dresses, jewelry, accessories and gifts. Stop in and introduce yourself!

1939 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Happy Husky Bakery

  Think your dog or cat is special? So do we! Don’t you think special dogs and cats deserve special treats, food and supplies? Think special or unique pet supplies means expensive? Not here!

  • 14+ Different Fresh Baked Dog and Cat Treats made on-site in a State of Illinois licensed pet food kitchen.
  • Dog birthday cakes and other dog birthday items
  • High quality/high value dog & cat foods. Stop by for a FREE consultation with our knowledgeable food experts. We match your nutritional needs with your pocketbook.
  • Unique and fun dog toys and supplies. Collars, leashes, bowls, supplements and other dog & cat necessities for your furry family member are right here at the Happy Husky Bakery. Many you will not find at other stores.
  • Need a pet gift for someone close or far? We have gift cards and will make a custom package/gift basket just for you and ship anywhere in the US.
  • Don’t forget to ask about our nutritious, exclusive “Snow Dog Sundaes”.
Quality, Value and Fun are our guiding principles. Come in and bring your well-behaved, leashed furry friend and see why we were chosen the best pet bakery and pet boutique by Make It Better Magazine. We are also a 5 Star Rated business, by our customers, on the trusted review site At the Happy Husky Bakery we want your dog & cat to be happy and healthy. Ginger, the Happy Husky, can’t wait to be your new friend!

2601 Prairie Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Harold's True Value Hardware


2912 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Let's Tailgate, Inc.

As the Official Merchandiser of Northwestern University Athletics, the folks at Let’s Tailgate, Inc. know a thing or two about sports fandom. On game day, the only thing that matters more than chants, cheers, and celebratory fist pumps is looking the part while you do it. Let’s Tailgate! helps you unleash your inner fanatic by offering the newest name-brand sports gear for team supporters of every color: • Stylish flat-brim and classic snap-back caps • T-shirts from the biggest names in sports: Adidas, Nike, and more! • Team jerseys, including the newest designs for 2015 • Tailgating accessories for parking lot warriors of any allegiance Whether you’re a Wildcat, a Cub, a Bear, Blackhawk, or one who wears their Sox White, the pre-game party doesn’t begin until you say the words: “Let’s Tailgate!”

1805 CentralStreet
Evanston, IL 60201

Lois & Company

Easy clothes for busy lives

2014 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony

  Sometimes we wish our kids enjoyed shopping as much as we do. Luckily, Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony children’s boutique is a happy source of delight for children and adults alike. You will amaze your kids with stylish and trendy apparel for girls and boys 0-12, as well as one-of-a-kind toys and books. Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony carries an awesome selection of girls, boys, and infant clothes designed to handle your kid’s rough and tumble lifestyle as well as the special occasions when they must dress up. Sizes go from newborn up to 12 years old. Fans of Tea Collection will love that Maya Papaya & Tony Macarony is a Tea Collection Destination Store, and carries the largest selection of Tea in the North Shore. Other favorites include Kickee Pants bamboo clothing, See Kai Run shoes, as well Maya Papaya’s “Local Corner”, which exhibits products made by local artists and designers, from cool t-shirts, to books, and hand made toys

1901 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Millefiori Florists Ltd.

MilleFiori is reminiscent of an old-world European flower shop. We offer hand-selected seasonal flowers that are flown in directly from importers around the world. Our custom floral designs are perfect for weddings, parties, corporate events, and everyday or special occasions. We strive to create fresh, exciting designs. With every customer, our goal is to go beyond mere flowers to create unique personal works of art. Our shop is built on the foundation of creativity, originality, quality, and, most important, customer service.

1943 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201


  Don’t let the moniker fool you: Notice may be “the smallest department store in the world,” but our collection of fashion-forward clothing, special occasion dresses and accessories, personal care luxuries, baby and toddler gifts, and clever, quirky gifts is as large as any! Born from a family-owned framing store in 2007, Notice has become Evanston’s go-to retailer for bold personal effects: jewelry from small women-owned companies; handbags by companies including HOBO, Orla Kiely and mywalit; apparel by Bailey 44, Yoga Jeans, 3Dot, Westen; and so much more! At Notice, we know you’ll go to great lengths to find high-quality apparel and gifts, but we don’t think you should have to. That’s why we work so hard to keep our inventory fresh, sell our goods at honest prices, and serve every customer with a smile. Why head to the mall when you can get everything you need—plus a warm, friendly, and close-to-home shopping experience—right here on Central Street?

2112 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Old Town Oil

  More than a simple specialty shop, Old Town Oil is better described as a “playground for your palette." Each time you set foot in our store, you’ll surround yourself with dozens of the world’s best olive oils and vinegars. With a twist of the spigot they’re yours to taste, test, and take home to your kitchen. From spicy Italian oils to buttery-sweet Spanish varieties, our cold-pressed, 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oils are a healthy and flavorful addition to any meal. Pair them with our premium balsamic vinegars for delicious vinaigrettes, add them to sauces and marinades, or simply drizzle them over your favorite pasta dishes. Or give the gift of flavor a family member or friend. With delicious two- and four-bottle gift boxes to suit your special occasion, you’re bound to receive a tasty thank you from the lucky chef in your life.

1924 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Oliver Trains and Toys

Oliver’s Trains & Toys is Evanston’s leading supplier of old-fashioned FUN! With oodles of brand-name toys, games, books, and crafts, Oliver’s is a community toy store for all ages—from tots to teenagers to grown-up tinkerers. If what you love to do is play, we have just the thing you’re looking for: • Toys for infants • Plush • Puppets and dolls • Cars, trucks, and trains. • Card games • Board games • Puzzles • Brain Teasers • Lego building blocks • Activities for outdoors Visit our Central Street storefront for a shopping experience that will make you laugh and a selection of toys you won’t forget.

2002 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201


Presents. Teas. Decorations. Invitations. Celebrating 25 years in business, Perennials is your go-to gift shop for occasions big and small. Specializing in personal service (including complimentary gift wrapping), we are proud to carry unique and thoughtful products, perfect for the special people in your life—and for you! • Bath products by Crabtree & Evelyn as well as lines from Australia, France, Italy, Ireland and Sweden

• Delicious teas from Tea Forte, Republic of Tea, and Metropolitan Tea Company as well as teapots and accessories

• Ribbon-by-the-yard—the largest selection on the North Shore • Baby and children's items, including clothing, toys, puppets, "lovies," and books • An extensive selection of special and unique greeting cards and stationery • Holiday items and home decor to celebrate every season Invitation Services Perennials provides a creative and comfortable atmosphere for you to select, personalize, and design the perfect announcements, invitations, cards, and stationery to honor or celebrate any occasion. We also stock many unique and beautiful papers for in-house or at-home printing. Just walk in—no appointment is needed—and we’ll help you every step of the way!

1808 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Preston's Flowers

Preston's Flowers proudly serves the Evanston area. We are committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. Because all of our customers are important, our professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one. That is why we always go the extra mile to make your floral gift perfect.

1726 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Sew on Central

Sew on Central is the best place to learn to sew! Our youth, adult, and private lessons introduce and continue the craft of sewing to small groups in our historic makers studio in Evanston, IL.

1937 Central St. Suite A
Evanston, IL 60201


  If adventurous shopping sounds like “you,” then you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll embark on a personal treasure hunt as you explore troves of fashion effects and wears, including: • Fashionable and flattering clothing • Unique purses, handbags, and accessories • Eclectic home décor • Vintage and contemporary handmade jewelry Stella’s large and colorful inventory makes it the perfect destination to find gifts for everyone on your list—including the babies, men, teachers, and hostesses in your life. If you see something you like, snatch it fast, as Stella treasures rarely last. We’re always rotating and rethinking what we keep in our store, making each trip to Stella is a new adventure—even for seasoned shoppers. Our customers love to come back again and again, which has made Stella a feel-good forum for women of all walks to socialize, network, and shop. Simply put, Stella is a whole lot of fun.

2116 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

The Spice House

Follow your nose to Evanston’s widest selection of premium spices and herbs. A Midwest mainstay since 1957, The Spice House has a little something for everyone: exotic whole and freshly ground spices for the flavor purist, signature rubs for the barbecue buff, and easy-to-use dip mixes and sprinkles for gourmet-made-easy. Big and bold flavors are in the palm of your hand when you stop in to sample one of our 300+ unique products. You’ll quickly see why we believe that in-house grinding and small-batch blending makes all the difference. If your recipe calls for it, chances are we’ve got it, and in multiple varieties! Looking for lemony Greek oregano to brighten up your pasta, or tangy Mexican oregano to spice up taco night? Need some warm and sweet Vietnamese cinnamon sticks to warm a winter drink or a soft and subtle Ceylon to make your pie perfect? Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is happy to help you find just the right spice! Try a pinch, take home a pound, and tell your friend you found it at The Spice House.

1941 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Walsh Natural Health

  At Walsh, we believe in helping people live healthier lives. Walsh Natural Health is a community-minded health food store that has proudly served Evanston, Wilmette, Skokie, Rogers Park and the North Shore communities for more than 20 years. We carry a wide variety of treatments for the many physical, mental, and emotional components of illness. We thoroughly research our products to provide you with the best new products as well as tried-and-true remedies that have been around for many years: • Vitamins & Minerals • Flower Essences & Herbs • Homeopathy • Probiotics • Natural Face & Body • Fish & Other Healthy Oils • Natural Pet Products Our growing selection of health foods and supplements is just one of the reasons why our customers come back again and again. When you shop at Walsh, you’ll walk away with more than a clean bill of health. We hope you’ll have learned something, too! In addition to providing best-in-category certified health products, we also empower you to choose and use them on your own. With over 85 years in the natural products industry, our friendly staff can help you understand what our products are, how they work, and how they’ll affect your health. We are a natural health resource you can trust!

2116 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201


9Round ​Kickbox Fitness

  A fast, effective full-body workout in 30 minutes. Work out every muscle, every time. A new station every 3 minutes, Get In Get Fit. No class times, equals no waiting. High-energy, motivating trainers included. Measureable results with heart rate technology. Workouts change daily, never get bored. Burn up to 500 calories in 30 mins. Virtual nutrition coach included.

1706 Central Stree
Evanston, IL 60201

Abode Architects

Abode Architects specializes in full Residential Architecture services including Remodeling, Additions and New Construction. Our mission is to design homes, not just houses. Our talent lies in defining solutions for better living, specific to each client. From architectural styles to finishes, we educate homeowners during the design process, empowering them with the information necessary to make confident decisions. Abode Architects is located in Evanston, serving Chicago, the North Shore and beyond.

2733 Central St. #3
Evanston, IL 60201

Afsan's Pro Skincare Spa

Afsan began her career in the beauty industry in 1983 as a cosmetologist. In 1998 she began practicing as an esthetician after developing a strong interest in skin care and continues to advance her knowledge and master her craft. Afsan is also dedicated to sharing her experience and love for skin care through her work as an esthetics instructor at a local esthetics school. After working for many years at a prominent North Shore spa, Afsan is excited to bring her services to you in her own spa. Afsan works only with leading professional product lines including: GM Collin and Cuccio.

1812 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Aim & Ailie Hair Boutique

Aim & Ailie Hair Boutique serves an eclectic, style-savvy clientele on Chicago’s North Shore. Our team of highly skilled stylists, assistants, and desk staff cultivates a friendly, relaxed, family-oriented and client-focused atmosphere. Drawing from a vast wheelhouse of cut and color techniques ranging from classic to cutting-edge, our talented stylists craft precise, sophisticated looks to fit our clients’ lifestyles. It’s important to us that our clientele looks great between appointments. To that end we use products that result in the optimum health of our clients’ hair and execute unique styles tailored to each individual.

2907 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Amy Kartheiser Design

Amy Kartheiser has an eye for detail, layering and combining traditional and modern in a serene palette. She creates inviting, personal, and livable environments by collaborating with her clients on a shared vision, delivering a project that is on time, on budget, and beautifully functional. Amy has a background in business, which gives her a unique skill set to manager her clients projects with white glove customer service.

1804 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Ardath Berliant

Ardath Berliant, LMT, CRMT, BCST Licensed Massage Therapist Certified Reiki Master Teacher Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist

2533 Hartrey
Evanston, IL 60201

Berglund Animal Hospital

Berglund Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary practice. We understand the special role your pet plays in your family and are dedicated to becoming your partner in your pet's health care. Our goal is to practice the highest quality medicine with emphasis on client education. Our entire team is committed to providing personal attention to the unique concerns of each individual pet. Berglund Animal Hospital is among the 12 percent of animal care facilities in the nation certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. To achieve certification, our hospital passed comprehensive inspections of our veterinary practice, management, facilities and medical equipment.

1815 Central St
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 328-1440

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

The Evanston team is led by Managing Broker Alan Zuber, a solid industry professional who believes in the highest standards of customer service. The office is located in the heart of the Central Street business district just a mile north of the beautiful Northwestern University Campus and Ryan Field, home of the Wildcats. KoenigRubloff clients find that our creative and energetic approach to orchestrating the sale or purchase of real estate is unparalleled. Supported by an exemplary administrative team and an award winning marketing department, we are able to focus specifically on each client’s needs. While we are renowned for luxury marketing, we have set the standard for representation in any market

2110 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Bradley Investment Center

  As independent professional advisors, Bradley Investment Center can offer you a personalized financial strategy, not a generic investment program. Your individual portfolio will be based on your unique situation, your attitudes, preferences and goals. It will be designed to account for change, both in the market and in your circumstances, so that it can work with you and for you at every stage of your life.

3000 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201

Central Street Yoga

Central Street Yoga was the blossoming of a seed planted several years ago by now studio owner, Shana Stitzel. The where, how, and when swirled on the proverbial cosmic back-burner of life for several years as Shana and her husband Rich juggled extremely busy & complex schedules as two self-employed creatives with two teenage daughters. Happy in the lives they created, but approaching the next phase of schooling for their daughter’s high school life, Shana and Rich found their sites aiming at their favorite Chicago suburb of Evanston. Shana Marie Stitzel’s desire to teach yoga began with her journey into meditation and most importantly, as she describes it, “the journey into truth & presence “. Completely dedicated to teaching others to reflect joy, peace, and light into every moment of their lives, she shares her own light & love with others by sharing from traditional forms of yoga with the emphasis being mindfulness

2631 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Christian Science Reading Room

1936 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

City Fit

CityFit offers strength training, body weight training, mobility training that will develop you into a better athlete. Whether you are a serious performance athlete, health-conscious athlete, mom athlete, desk-bound athlete, or whatever it is that you do - if you move, that makes you an athlete! We take your personal goals and desires seriously. That’s why at CityFit, you will receive individual attention to help you attain your goal. And we will do it with you in the most efficient way – via improving communication between you and your own nervous system. The nervous system is the governing system for your body. It controls everything. With a wide array of options and tools, we are equipped to identify and address your specific training need to help you rewire your movement patterns so you achieve your highest potential.

2120 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Coiffeur Copenhagen

Hair styling  

2018 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Complete Chiropratic and Rehab

Dr. Nick Mendez, D.C. and Dr. Nick Bournazos, D.C. are chiropractors committed to providing pain relief for many symptoms and conditions so that you can have a higher quality of life. We believe that each patient is unique and so our doctors are committed to tailoring a unique treatment program to each individual. At our Evanston chiropractic office you will receive the best care through the use of modern chiropractic techniques and technology. Dr. Nick Mendez and the staff at Complete Chiropractic and Rehab have a genuine concern for your well-being and health! Call us today and we can develop a chiropractic plan specific for you.

2103 Crawford Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 332-BACK (2225)

Custom Eyes

What do Beyonce, Jennifer Lawrence, Stephen Colbert and Jeff Goldblum have in common? They all wear frames we carry at Custom Eyes! Custom Eyes has been reigning optical royalty in Chicago since 2003, and we are very excited to announce the opening of our first suburban location on Central Street. Our boutique carries handmade frames, featuring the latest trends from Europe alongside timeless classics. Our beautiful frames incorporate vintage plastic, jewelry-quality precious metals, and weightless titanium. We curate a refined collection of frames that are crafted, not produced. Lines we carry include Barton Perreira, DITA, Anne et Valentin, Mykita, Theirry Lasry, and SALT. Optometrists on site now taking appointments. Most major vision insurance accepted. We offer only the best optical technology available. Ask us about digitally surfaced bespoke progressives, specifically made for your eyes. Our staff carries over 50 years combined optical experience. We’ll help you look great and see beautifully.

1939 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Duxler Tire & Car Care

  Duxler Complete Auto Care serves the automotive repair, tire, and wheel needs of customers throughout Evanston and Chicago’s North Shore. Think Duxler when your vehicle needs trustworthy, professional attention in any of the following areas: • Quality repair services for brakes, transmissions, exhaust, steering, and suspension systems • Tire care: computer spin balancing, TPMS adjustments, flat tire repairs, rotations, and wheel alignments • Glasswork, including repair, replacement, and tinting At Duxler Complete Auto Care, your car or truck is in good hands. All work is performed by ASE-certified technicians, and we’re proud to offer competitive prices on tire brands like Continental, General, and Toyo. To make your servicing even more stress-free and convenient, Duxler offers a FREE local shuttle to get you to and fro, as well as free Wi-Fi, reading material, coffee, and a children’s play area to keep you and yours entertained while you wait. No matter where you live in the North Shore suburbs of Chicago, Duxler Complete Auto Care should be your one-stop shop for auto maintenance, repairs, and new tires. Come into our Central Street location for a quote on the automotive repair service you need, or schedule a service appointment online today.

2620 Green Bay Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Dwelling Spaces + Places

The team at Dwelling Spaces and Places skillfully guides retirees, seniors and family members through the often difficult and time-consuming process of transitioning to a new lifestyle or home environment. Leveraging resources and tools honed over years spent in healthcare design and project management, the DWELLING Spaces + Places team delivers widespread services, including: Designing interiors for accessibility and aesthetics Evaluating quality-of-life needs and choices Remodeling, reconfiguring and modifying rooms Staging and decorating family home for resale Opti-sizing for quality of life Space planning for current or future dwelling Identifying valuables and preserving treasures Assessing what to keep, replace, discard or pass along Organizing moves to make it easier on everyone Sorting, professional packing and setting up Decorating and accessorizing new dwelling Consulting for the planning, design and interior architecture of senior living facilities Call today to schedule a complimentary hour-long consultation. A member of our team will review your needs and recommend a transition plan. Whether your modifying for accessibility, opti-sizing or relocating, we’ll help guide you through the process with sensitivity, care and expertise.

2930 Central St,
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 769-2412

Edward Jones

  We help individuals achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. Edward Jones exclusively serves individual investors, and we believe the only way to do business is on a personal, one-on-one basis. We've built our business on the golden rule, treating our clients as we would want to be treated, a simple rule that still makes sense in today's complex marketplace.

2935 Central Street,Suite B
Evanston, IL 60201

Evanston Art Center

The Evanston Art Center has always been a community-minded art and cultural organization. Our education program and exhibitions alone impact thousands of people in any given year. EAC participates in Evanston events such as the Ethnic Arts Fair, the Fountain Square Arts Festival and the Citizens for a Greener Evanston Weekend by offering free arts activities. EAC helped initiate the "Art Under Glass" program in downtown Evanston, which installed artworks by local artists in windows of downtown retail spaces that had been vacated. We partner with schools in after-school arts programs and Evanston's Youth Job Center with arts administration internships. We have organized arts activities in hospital settings such as Rush Behavioral Health, as well as senior residences.

1717 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 475-5300

Evanston Public Library

North Branch

2026 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Evanston School of Ballet Foundation

The Evanston School of Ballet Foundation is directed by Kerry Hubata and was founded in 1968 by Kerry Hubata and Phyllis Wills. It is dedicated entirely to education in classical ballet and includes work from pre-ballet through professional levels. Students may expect to be offered a sound technical preparation for professional work. At the same time, the school offers classes designed to meet the interest of students who wish to study ballet for personal enrichment and fitness.

1933 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

First Bank & Trust

2925 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Flader Plumbing & Heating Co.

Flader Plumbing & Heating Co. guarantees your complete satisfaction for all your plumbing, heating, air conditioning, water filtration, indoor air quality, drain cleaning, and related home comfort and safety needs. Since 1918, we have been serving residents of Chicago's North Shore. Our uniformed technicians will answer all of your questions and make sure your are both confident in our recommendations and satisfied with the end ressult. We make it our mission to provide customers with the highest quality of plumbing and heating services at a price they can afford.

3004 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency is one of the largest independent health insurance agencies in the United States and is licensed to market and sell health insurance in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. We distribute health, Medicare, life and supplemental insurance products from more than 200 insurance companies with thousands of plans available nationwide to individuals and families, seniors, small business owners and their employees. We represent health insurance companies including Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, Cigna, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield and many more. Your local Central Street Agent can advise, shop, and place a customized plan to fit your needs and budget. Best of all our help is at no cost to you! - Individual & Family Health Insurance including Marketplace assistance - Medicare: Medicare Advantage Plans Medicare Supplement, Prescription Drug Plans - Small Business Health Insurance - Life Insurance - Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance - Disability Insurance, Accident Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance



Hometech provides a spectrum of services for your PC, Mac and other electronics. We also create Smart Homes. A Smart Home integrates your home’s devices and systems—security, lighting, entertainment, energy—into one easy-to-use interface. When everything works together, life is good. A Smart Home is safer, greener, more efficient—and more fun.

1925 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847- 251-8000

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian is one of only a handful of museums across the country that focuses exclusively on the art, history, and culture of Native American and First Nation peoples from throughout the United States and Canada. It promotes public understanding of cultural diversity through first voice perspectives. Since its founding in 1977, the Mitchell Museum has evolved into a cherished resource of collections, exhibits, programs and activities that introduce visitors from throughout the Chicago region to the cultures of American Indians. The Mitchell Museum’s mission is to promote and share a deeper understanding of Native American peoples through the collection, preservation, and interpretation of their traditional and contemporary art and material culture.

3001 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Morgante-Wilson Architects, Ltd.

Morgante-Wilson Architects, Ltd. is an Award Winning architecture, interior design, and urban planning, committed to enriching our community and our clients’ lives through design excellence. We specialize in residential architecture and interior design. Our team members are self motivated, embrace team work and pay attention to detail. Our studio environment allows our employees to be hands on involved in all phases of a project from client concept, through design definition to the highest quality of build reality.

2834 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

My Eye Doctor

  When you think “eyeglasses Evanston” it’s fairly certain you’ll think of My Eye Doctor! Formerly Spex, with two stores located in the Evanston community, they are sure to have a convenient location near you. We are passionate and committed in providing a superior standard of optical care and exceptional eyewear collections for all age groups: Lafont, l.a.Eyeworks, David Yurman, Lindberg, Seraphin, Ray-Ban, Maui Jim—and so many more. While collections change from season to season, our attentive customer service and premier optical knowledge completes the experience. The medical side of My Eye Doctor continues to grow in scope and expertise; our Eye Exam, an exam far more encompassing than a standard eye exam and made possible through adoption of the latest eyecare technology, sets us apart from other optical retailers. Our team of experienced optometrists are certified by the National Board of Examiners of Optometry and licensed through the state of Illinois. Most major medical and routine vision insurances are accepted. The Spex/My Eye Doctor experience helped us secure ‘best eyewear—2014’ in the Chicago READER’s “best of Chicago” annual poll.

2000 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

My Piano Study, Inc

The prestige that comes with being associated with Steinway & Sons has multiple benefits for our students, but above all, taking lessons using the finest pianos in the world regularly maintained by Steinway technicians, thus setting the uncompromising standard for sound, touch, and beauty. From our model A brand-new Steinway grand pianos, to the Boston Performance Edition for the serious student, to the Essex studio upright for those new to the STEINWAY family, STEINWAY & SONS has an instrument for everyone at our studio!

2809 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Northwestern Dept of Athletics

Connect with the 'Cats by keeping up on the latest NU news, sharing your photos and interacting with other Wildcat fans!

Nykasa, Dan D.D.S


2200 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Roman Insurance Agency, Inc.

Our driving passion is to give you a great insurance experience. We will strive to make sure you are completely satisfied whether it's a simple question or a complex claim. Give us a chance to be your insurance office and I think you'll end up doing what most of our customers do - refer your friends.

1800 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Root Medicine

Root Medicine Provides Healing Alternatives For Every Stage Of Life At Root Medicine we integrate acupuncture, bodywork and herbal medicine to help nourish and heal the root of a woman's body. Our approach to wellness is based upon time-tested methodologies that are safe, natural and effective: Acupuncture / Chinese Medicine / Abdominal & Pelvic Care. Each treatment is designed to assess and address underlying energetic imbalances while simultaneously enhancing one's sense of connection and well being.

2956 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Schermerhorn & Co.

Schermerhorn & Co. was formed in 1967 and started out serving Evanston and the surrounding communities. Our company was founded by J. P. Schermerhorn who served as Chairman of the Board from 1967 - 2012. Over the past 45+ years we have expanded our service area to include the North Side of Chicago, the North and Northwest Suburbs of Chicago, and Southern Wisconsin. We employ a very "hands-on" approach to managing the properties in our portfolio. We get to know our clients' needs as well as the needs of the properties themselves. Our goal is to enhance the value of each property we manage through constant attention to the specific needs of each property and client. We live in the communities we serve and look forward to continuing our commitment to the Real Estate Industry for many years to come.

2737 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-869-4200 x102

Trio Evanston

At Trio Evanston, every day is a good hair day. The times and styles may change, but our dedication to your salon experience never will. Praised by beauty magazines nationwide, our salon has offered the perfect mix of urban chic and suburban friendliness since it's opening in 2000. Whether you're more pixie or Rapunzel, platinum or ebony, curlicued or straight, our highly trained specialists will turn your cut or color into a collaborative work of art. Each of our stylists is either devoted solely to cut or color. They receive in-house, ongoing training so that they are up to date with the latest hair trends and technology. In addition to cut and color, Trio Evanston also offers: • Special-occasion styling • Hair retexturing • Fine hair care products No matter what, we’ll ensure that look your best for every occasion, big or small. We are proud to provide professionalism in the art of hair couture, and we believe that a salon environment should comfortable and friendly. Please, be our guest.

1913-15 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201

Unity Church on the North Shore

Unity on the North Shore is a diverse community that believes we are one with God. We support each other and provide a safe, loving and accepting environment for individual spiritual growth Rev. Kurt Condra - Senior Minister

3434 Central Street
Evanston, IL 60201