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Fan Fare

White Sox fans spend many summer nights at Guaranteed Rate Field. While you're in the Bridgeport neighborhood, check out some of our favorite pregame and postgame hot spots!

Bridgeport Restaurant, 3500 S. Halsted, is a local favorite that offers American and Greek cuisine; they also feature a homemade soup every day. A great start to any White Sox winner.

Catcher's Inn, 901 W. 35th St., is a friendly bar where you'll find locals and White Sox fans any time of the day, watching games on the big screen or enjoying live jazz on Tuesdays after games.

Cobblestones Bar and Grill, 514 W. Pershing Rd., features a wide menu, including tasty muffaletta sandwiches. Cobblestones has extended hours during the baseball season.

First Base, 3201 S. Normal Ave., draws a good postgame crowd. The bar hosts karaoke contests on Thursday nights and a DJ most Saturdays. The neon sign above the entry way reminds White Sox fans that "You Can't Go Home until You Stop at First Base."

Franco's, 300 W. 31st Street., is a small restaurant offering great Italian fare in a comfortable neighborhood setting. Franco's has an outdoor seating area, a good wine list and moderate prices.

Freddy's Pizza and Pasta Parlor, 701 W. 31st Street, is the perfect place to grab a quick slice of pizza and Italian ice before the game. Have more time? The outdoor patio is the perfect place to relax and enjoy your meal.

George's Restaurant, 3445 S. Halsted Street, if a family-run business that features a White Sox Special before each home game, other menu items include mozzarella sticks, hamburgers and cheese fries at a very reasonable price.

Harry's Tap, 3243 S. Paulina, will make you feel right at home for any White Sox game. Their menu includes beer and pizza, just like home, with larger televisions!

Maxwell Street Depot, 411 W. 31st Street, is a walk-up food depot that offers a wide variety of local favorites including: Chicago style hotdogs, cheeseburgers and Italian beef sandwiches--as a bonus fries come with every order!

Mitchell's Tap , 3356 S. Halsted St., is a family-owned bar that boasts the neighborhood's most extensive and ever-changing beer selection. White Sox fans frequent Puffers before and after games, and the friendly crowd can be found playing darts or video games, enjoying the beer garden or listening to live music most weekends. Food is not served, but guests are welcome to order in.

Morrie O'Malley's, 3501 S. Union Ave., is a seasonal grill with counter space inside and picnic tables out front. The menu features burgers, hot dogs and the neighborhood's best ice cream.

Pancho Pistolas, 700 W. 31st St., offers traditional Mexican fare and ice-cold margaritas. Pancho's serves breakfast and lunch for fans in the neighborhood year-round.

Polo Café and Catering, 3322 S. Morgan St., is a casual restaurant with a fine-dining menu that's housed in a former confectionary and candy store. The café now serves certified Angus beef steaks that rival the city's great steakhouses, but the desserts set it apart.

Reggie's Music Joint, 2105 S. State Street, is a bar and grill featuring live local music, flat-screen TVs, 24 draft brews, 30 bottles of specialty beers and plenty of comfort food. Enjoy a side of indie rock with your burger!

Ricobene's Pizzeria, 252 W. 26th Street, features fast-food favorites like: chili dogs, pizza by the slice and the local favorite, breaded steak sandwiches. Their fast service is perfect for the on-the-go White Sox fan.

Schaller's Pump, 3714 S. Halsted St., is another family-owned favorite of White Sox fans that offers a broad menu of food and drinks before and after games. The corned beef and cabbage are a neighborhood tradition, and the hash browns are worth the trip.

Shinnick's Pub, 3758 S. Union Ave., an Irish bar known as a police and firefighter hangout, boasts a beautiful bar with old-time tavern décor and a lively atmosphere. The bar is third-generation family-owned and has great beer specials most days.

Stages Family Restaurant, 657 W. 31st Street, in a neighborhood where traditions are important, Stages fits right in, this family owned restaurant has not exchanged hands in over 20 years. Their homemade food is available to White Sox fans for breakfast, lunch and dinner.