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Hubbard Street hot spots

River North's busiest street delivers with Japanese noodles, Indian-Latin fusion and a mechanical bull for good measure

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July 24, 2012|By RedEye staff

10 W. Hubbard St. 312-527-4060
Chef Maneet Chuahan’s menu mashes up Indian and Latin flavors to create dishes such as cilantro-tamarind shrimp and tandoori skirt steak with fried plantains.

Dos Diablos
15 W. Hubbard St. 312-245-3100
If you have enough liquid courage in the form of margaritas, mojitos or sangria at this Mexican bar and eatery, get in line for a turn on the mechanical bull.

Rockit Bar & Grill
22 W. Hubbard St. 312-645-6000
This reliable hangout has earned plenty of fans over the years. It’s just as popular of a destination for lunchtime burgers with truffle fries as it is for late-night dancing or shooting pool. 

Hubbard Inn
110 W. Hubbard St. 312-222-1331
Not an inch of space in this European-inspired tavern has gone undecorated, with framed paintings, globe lights, patterned wallpaper, rich wood communal tables and ornate chalkboard menus as far as the eye can see. Wash down a merguez sausage flatbread or steak tartare with classic cocktails such as a Moscow mule or negroni.  
112 W. Hubbard St. 312-222-4940
When it comes to seating at this sizzling multi-level spot, there are plenty of options. Not feeling the bar? Make a reservation for a table in the high-ceiling dining area. Need some air? Head upstairs to the rooftop lounge, where table reservations require bottle service but bar seating is first-come, first-served.

Slurping Turtle
116 W. Hubbard St. 312-464-0466
Award-winning chef Takashi Yagihashi serves whimsical Japanese tapas and steaming bowls of ramen at this sleek, brick-walled eatery.

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