Business Directory Come In!

From jewelry stores to full-service salons, downtown Aurora has convenient shopping for every lifestyle. Whether browsing the home decor at Wyckwood House or filling a tray with pastries at La France Bakery, downtown will leave you satisfied.

14 W. Downer Ste. D
Aurora

(630) 405-3161
14 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora
Dance Studio

 

“AKA Dance strives to maintain a high level of dance technique and knowledge while building confidence and a healthy body image for children of all ages. Our vision is to create strong dancers that can succeed in the world of dance and to offer opportunities to children who otherwise would not have the access to studio quality teaching. We believe dance instructors have the responsibility to not only build strong technical dancers but also have a hand in raising well rounded, compassionate adults who will grow to make an impact on whichever path they choose.” – https://www.akadance.org/

http://www.akadance.org/
(630) 701-9570
akadance@outlook.com
14 W. Downer, Ste. 12
Aurora
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Bike Shop

 

All Spoked Up is simply a community bike shop in the best sense of the word. All Spoked Up carries a wide range of kids, cruisers, road, mountain, fixed gear, and BMX bicycles from Cannondale, Orbea, Santa Cruz, Ellsworth, Schwinn, GT, Kona, Norway, We The People, KHS, Verde, and more because our goal is to find the right bike for you. We also carry a full line of skateboard decks, trucks, wheels and accessories. Located in Fox Valley, our 20 years of experience means we can fully overhaul your bike or make small adjustments.

(630) 801-9005
7 W. Downer Pl
Aurora

Allstate Insurance Agent: Mary Schur.

(331) 256-8777
8 E. Galena Blvd. # 203
Aurora

The American Purchasing Society is a purchasing management association dedicated to the advancement of the purchasing profession and those who are in it.

American-Purchasing.Com
(630) 859-0250
propurch@propurch.com
52 W. Downer Pl. # 207
Aurora

American Resource Solutions assist clients comply with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. They specialize in making innovative, practical, cost-effective technology solutions possible and partner to optimize processes, enhance productivity, and improve bottomline.

Ameresol.Com
(630) 801-9979
222 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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Ice cream, Dessert, Snacks

Got a sweet tooth! Look no further than Amigos on Galena Boulevard just west of Rt. 31 in downtown Aurora. Lots of frozen treats to please anyone.

Monday: 10AM–9PM
Tuesday: 10AM–9PM
Wednesday: 10AM–9PM
Thursday: 10AM–9PM

Friday: 10AM–9PM

Saturday: 8AM–9PM

Sunday: 8AM–9PM
(779) 206-5278
5 1/2 W. Downer Ave.
Aurora

(630) 608-0332
arcanastudiosdta@gmail.com
42 W. New York St.
Aurora
“Basement of the Dead haunted house in Aurora Illinois which is just outside of Chicago Illinois is simply put one of the BEST haunted houses in the country. Their attraction features some of the scariest actors, crazies scenes, and amazing set design, plus one of the industries best 3D haunted houses.Now sit back and read all about the best haunted house in the Chicago Illinois area The Basement of the Dead.”
Located across the bridge from Hollywood Casino and behind Ballydoyle Irish Pub in the Court Yard.
42fear.Com
(630) 896-2466
44 1/2 W. Downer Pl. # 42
Aurora

Aspen Financial Services LLC (Financial Services) is a financial advisory firm in Aurora, Illinois.

(630) 897-7575
50 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora, IL
Art Studios

Aurora Art Studios is a cooperative of area artists featuring water color, pen and ink sketches and mixed media work. The studios also hosts open gallery events, and features local artists. Aurora Art Studios is open by appointment only. They host an open house annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

(630) 801-0818
cheryl@cherylholz.com
57 E. Downer Pl. # 203
Aurora

“Aurora Dentrix was founded in 1976 by Dr. Kishore Belani in Aurora, Illinois. Over the years, we have been known in the community for providing quality dental treatment at reasonable prices. The office has expanded to have three locations throughout the Aurora area. Each location is periodically renovated to stay at the cutting edge of dental technology. Our dentists not only work in this community, but we live in it. With this in mind, we make it our policy to treat every patient as if they were a friend or family member. We appreciate the continued trust of our patients and strive to continue to provide the highest quality dental work available.”

Auroradentrix.Com
(630) 859-8686
54 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora

“Welcome to Aurora Fastprint – the shop you’ve trusted for more than 40 years to put those dreams on paper.” – http://aurorafastprint.com/

Aurorafastprint.Com
(630) 896-5980
24 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora

(630) 897-0594
29 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 897-7612
43 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora

A member-driven business association, the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce is a catalyst for business development in the greater Aurora region. Within its four divisions — economic development, community development, member services and business advocacy — the Chamber provides more than 300 programs, services and activities for the benefit of its members.

The Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce is 5 Star Accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; only two percent (2%) of the nearly 7,000 chambers in the United States can claim this distinction. To find out more, visit us today at AuroraChamber.com or stop by our offices in downtown Aurora on the northeast corner of Galena and River on the first floor of the parking garage.

(630) 256-3180
chamberinfo@aurorachamber.com
53 N. Broadway
Aurora

The Aurora Regional Fire Museum is located in Aurora’s old Central Fire Station. Open to the public regular hours, the museum features a variety of interactive exhibits designed to educate and inspire.

The museum’s primary exhibit, “Getting There, Getting Water, Getting Rescued ” traces the evolution of the tools and technology used by firefighters. Visitors can pass a leather fire bucket from the early 1800s. See the horse stalls and the “real” fire horses. Discover what was found under the floor boards of the old central fire station. Marvel at the strange looking Vajen-Bader smoke mask. See and hear how modern fire apparatus clears the streets with sirens, air horns and devices that change traffic lights green. Watch vintage film clips of firefighters and fire engines on one of five video touch-screens. All this in addition to five pieces of fire apparatus on display in a fully restored 1894 fire station.

The fire museum is a perfect day out with the family. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.

(630) 256-4140
ARFMinfo@aol.com
134 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora

The longest bar in town! Visit this old-time bar and take in the nostalgia of a tin ceiling and friendly patrons. It’ll soon become your favorite neighborhood hangout. Visit the Aurora Tap House Facebook page!

(630) 892-9220
101 S. Lake St.
Aurora

Car dealership located on 101 S. Lake St.

(630) 966-9842
544 E. Benton St.
Aurora
Automotive
Automotive Repair

Auto Repair

(630) 340-6898
info@baezaautorepair.com
33 S. Broadway Ave.
Aurora

“Our mission is to use our talents, skills, and education to assist and inspire our guests to realized and enhance their own beauty and walk a little taller.” – https://www.facebook.com/balavibeauty/

(630) 780-2702
balaviorganicsalon@gmail.com
25 N. Broadway
Aurora
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Balderas Beauty Salon has a deep history in Downtown Aurora. They have been offering professional haircutting services for more than thirty years.

(630) 897-1211
28 W. New York St.
Aurora

Ballydoyle

Ballydoyle is situated along Restaurant Row in downtown Aurora and offers the best in comfort food and live entertainment. The friendly Irish pub and restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Enjoy mac and cheese bites at the bar or a vegetable boxty out on the deck that overlooks the Fox River. It’s a great place to get away from it all.

(630) 844-0400
23 N. Broadway
Aurora

Bella Jewelry is a business that specializes in gold silver and platinum. They have all types of jewelry, offer in house jewelry repair and appraisals.

(630) 897-9282
37 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
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Big Boss Barber Shop is located on Stolp Ave.

(630) 801-8901
77 S. Lake St.
Aurora
Garden shop

Branch Gardens is a corner garden shop in downtown Aurora. Open seasonally, make sure to check Facebook or call for updated hours.

(630) 303-1042
174 S. Broadway
Aurora
Used Tire Business

We sell new and used tires

(630) 897-3968
info@broadwaytireshopaurora.com
109 S. Lincoln Ave.
Aurora
Auto Repair
(630) 340-3153
2116 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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“Buchner Heating, AC, & Plumbing is your one-stop shop for a wide range of essential services in the Chicagoland Area.  We offer effective solutions to plumbing, heating, cooling, duct cleaning, and indoor air quality needs, facilitating your everyday life with superior products and job performance.  Serving the Fox Valley Area since 1919, we’ve perfected our services to ensure greater cost and time-savings, making it simple to get the help you need.  Contact us at (630) 896-4600, speak with a knowledgeable member of our staff, and we’ll immediately focus on meeting your requirements.  For new installation, retrofit projects, proactive maintenance, skilled repair, and more, Buchner Heating, AC, & Plumbing provides prompt response, quick turnaround, and lasting solutions.” – http://buchnerinc.com/

Buchnerinc.Com
(630) 896-4600
83 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
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Cafe and tea room

“The beautiful Calla Lily tea room is located in Historic downtown Aurora. The Calla Lily Victorian Tea Room serves the Chicagoland area making your event something more then just a tea party. Come for just lunch or plan a party with us.

We want you to know just how special your occasion is to us, even if the occasion is simply “Just because.”  We serve the freshest foods and highest quality teas. You simply pick the date, pick your menu and leave the rest to us.  We love creating personalized packages to fit every budget!” – https://callalilytearoom.com/

(630) 892-8100
36 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 892-2473
28 N. Broadway
Aurora

(630) 892-1331
6 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora
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Ice Cream

“An ice cream shop passionate about rich flavors and fresh ingredients.” A new ice cream shop in downtown Aurora. It’s officially called Charlie’s Silver Spoon Creamery in homage to the Silverplate building that it is housed in at the northeast corner of Downer Place and Stolp Avenue. The shop serves up about a dozen small batch, homemade ice cream flavors.

HOURS

Sunday: 12pm-7pm

​Monday: Closed

​Tuesday-Thursday: 11am-8pm

​Friday-Saturday: 11am-10pm

(630) 340-4074
info@charliescreamery.com
208 E. Benton St.
Aurora
(630) 896-0574
7 N. Broadway
Aurora
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(630) 801-0072
8 E. Galena Blvd
Aurora

(630) 801-3400
34 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora

(630) 897-5011
4 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 801-8682
36 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora

(630) 405-9491
info@colliercommunitycenter.vpweb.com
111 W. Downer Pl. # 312
Aurora

“The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a collection of individual funds and resources given by local citizens to enhance and support the quality of life in the Fox River Valley Illinois.

We are a tax-exempt public charity that allows individuals, businesses, and other non-profit organizations to establish permanent endowment and temporary funds within the confines of one large foundation.

Foundation funds are used to provide grants to non-profit organizations and scholarships to area students.

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley serves the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County in the State of Illinois.” – https://www.communityfoundationfrv.org/about/

(630) 896-7800
311 N. Locust St. Suite #2
Aurora

“A residential real estate brokerage with a decade of professional exposure to the REO/Foreclosure industry and over 25 years of traditional real estate experience.” – Website

http://compassreoinc.com/
(630) 859-8966
31 W. Downer Pl. # 202 - Located in the Aurora Business Center
Aurora
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CRB Commercial Interiors, Inc., an Illinois based company founded in 2001, dedicated in providing professional services for new and remodeling projects in the retail and food industry with quality service at a great value.

CRB Commercial Interiors, Inc. is a privately owned company which values its relationships with our customers and has been awarded many contracts for a variety of clients throughout the nation.

(630) 844-2483
info@crbint.com
14 N. Broadway
Aurora

* Weddings *Quinceñeras *Baptisms *Communions *Prom Dresses *Tuxedo Rentals

(630) 897-33422
creaciones_morelos@yahoo.com
12 N. River St.
Aurora
(630) 801-1243
200 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora

(630) 844-6235
39 W. New York St.
Aurora

“D L Rawlings, Inc. is a full service architectural firm offering Architectural Solutions from interior space planning to multi million dollar facilities. D L Rawlings, Inc. offers the highest level of professionalism, technical competence and design expertise.” – http://dlrawlings.com/contact-us/

(630) 892-4031
dlrawlings@sbcglobal.net
80 S. Broadway
Aurora
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(630) 801-9108
126 N. Lake St.
Aurora
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Diary Queen, Aurora

 

Stop by Dairy Queen on Lake Street near downtown for some classic soft serve ice cream. A staple for years, Dairy Queen is a perfect treat after dinner or after a show. Now open year-round!

 

Monday: 11AM–10PM

Tuesday: 11AM–10PM

Wednesday 11AM–10PM

Thursday: 11AM–10PM

Friday: 11AM–10PM

Saturday: 11AM–10PM

Sunday: 11AM–10PM

Dairyqueen.Com
(630) 892-2856
20 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora
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One of the oldest buildings in downtown Aurora is home to both the Aurora Historical Society and the Aurora Public Art Commission. The David L. Pierce Art and History Center at 20 E. Downer Pl. is a three-story limestone-faced structure that was restored and reopened to the public as a museum in 1996; it was renamed in honor of the former mayor in 2003.
Each floor is filled with art and history. The first floor houses a gift shop with plenty of Aurora-themed items; the second floor is home to “Aurora Story,” an eclectic look at Aurora’s past through vintage, iconic relics; and the third floor features rotating exhibits hosted by Aurora Public Art.
It is free to visit the museum. Donations are appreciated.

Hours are Wed-Sat, Noon to 4 p.m. and First Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m.

36 N. Broadway
Aurora

Notary Public, Lourdes Espinoza is an interpreter and president of Fundacion de Defensa Comunitaria (Community Defense Foundation).

(630) 906-2791
defensacomunitaria@hotmail.com
59 S. Broadway
Aurora

“We are proud to serve the Aurora Downtown Area and also Joliet. We carry a large assortment of 10k & 14k Gold and silver. We also specialize in precious gem mounting and appraisal. we do instant repair and custom work.” – Delgado Jewelry, Facebook

(630) 801-6922
24 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
Salon

Need your hair cut, colored, styled or even fixed. Stop at Do or Dye Designs on Stolp Avenue in downtown Aurora. Hair is their passion. Come get your hair done by Do or Dye. You will love your new look!!!

Visit them on Facebook!
47 W. New York St.
Aurora
(630) 892-7600
78 S. Broadway
Aurora

“At Don’s Downtown Ink (DTI), we offer professional tattooing and precise body piercing that is a step above the rest. Since opening our doors 7 years ago, we have quickly become the area’s favorite tattoo shop. We have artists who are trained and experienced in the art and who will always put your safety above everything else. All our equipment and jewelry are safe and clean, using health department certified autoclave sterilization.” – http://downtownink.com/

Downtownink.Com
(630) 264-4400
40 W. New York St.
Aurora

 

Doughballs Pizza is a great place to pick up a quick slice of yummy New York style pizza. Or call ahead and pick up a pie to eat in or go. A handful of tables offers the chance to sit and relax.

 

Monday: 3PM–1AM

Tuesday: 3PM–1AM

Wednesday: 3PM–1AM

Thursday: 3PM–1AM

Friday: 3PM–3AM

Saturday: 3PM–3AM

Sunday: 3–10PM

 

doughballspizza.com
(630) 844-5205
11 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora

“Downer Place Dental, located in Aurora, IL, offers the finest dental care in all of Fox Valley! When you smile, we smile!”

Krishandental.Com
(630) 892-4000
8 E. Galena Blvd. # 202
Aurora
Dunhamfund.Org
(630) 844-2774
73 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
(331) 684-1725
29 W. New York St.
Aurora
Cafe

Endiro Coffee: A better menu, better coffee, better locations, and better careers. Enter the world of Endiro. A world that sees an end to child vulnerability. Enjoy lunch on their patio along the Fox River Trail or waffles on the deck, and read more about their mission HERE.

Monday: 7AM–9PM

Tuesday: 7AM–9PM

Wednesday: 7AM–9PM

Thursday: 7AM–9PM

Friday: 7AM–9PM

Saturday: 7AM–9PM

Sunday: 10AM–6PM

 

(331) 256-6683
132 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora

(630) 906-6545
69 S. Lasalle St.
Aurora
Expocad.Com
(630) 896-2281
26 E. Downer PL.
Aurora

“Our one-on-one approach to customer service makes the staff at Eyeland Optical, the eye care providers of choice in the Aurora area. At Eyeland Optical, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment” – http://www.eyelandopticalcorp.com/

(630) 892-5000
230 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
(630) 537-0038
70 S. River St. # 2
Aurora
Social Services

Family Counseling Service of Aurora is 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that has been serving the Aurora area since 1925.

FCS’s Behavioral Healthcare and Big Brothers Big Sisters programs serve more than 4,000 families each year.

FCS is an accredited, innovative, professional agency serving you and our community. No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay; and there is a discounted/sliding fee schedule available for those who are uninsured.

http://aurorafcs.org/
(630) 844-2662
34 S. Broadway
Aurora

53.Com
(630) 844-6219
2 S. Broadway
Bank
http://firstmidwest.com
(630) 844-7030
133 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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Foremost Liquors

(630) 896-5333
219 W. Galena Blvd
Aurora
(630) 896-3113
44 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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“Together with concerned citizens, Fox Valley United Way fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every person in our community. We win by LIVING UNITED! By forging partnerships to find new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources and inspiring individuals to join the fight to help their neighbors in need.” – https://www.foxvalleyunitedway.org/about-us

foxvalleyunitedway.org
(630) 896-4636
5 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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“At Galena Dental, we offer all phases of general, cosmetic
and orthodontic dental care for all of your family’s needs.
Using the latest technology, we help you keep your smile healthy. ” – http://galenadental.com/

 

Galenadental.Com
(630) 896-3133
444 E. New York St.
Aurora
(630) 892-4200
116 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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(630) 264-9890
7 S. Broadway
Aurora

Gallery and Studio located at 7 S. Broadway.

http://garybrownart.com
(630) 768-4591
203 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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Full barber service

(630) 709-4668
33 W. New York St.
Aurora
Burgers, pasta, salads, appetizers
Restaurant/Bar

Gillerson’s Grubbery is the place to grab a burger along Restaurant Row in downtown Aurora. Visit the Grubbery for good foods and craft brews. Stop by for dinner or drinks. Whether it’s tater tots and a seasonal or a juicy burger with bacon and blue cheese, you’ll be glad that you stopped in this neighborhood gastric pub. Hungry?

Kids eat free on Sundays!

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 11AM–10PM

Wednesday: 11AM–10PM

Thursday: 11AM–10PM

Friday: 11AM–12AM

Saturday: 11AM–12AM

Sunday: 9AM–3PM

http://gillersons.com/
(630) 340-3719
40 E. New York St.
Aurora
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Located near La Quinta de Los Reyes, Glanze Boutique is for the woman the likes to be trendy but at the same time classy and with a touch of “ooh la la.” Where you can find a nice tailored suit as well as an evening gown. They also do alterations and make their own designs.

(630) 429-7865
116 W. New York St.
Aurora
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Schor Glass Glasshopper sign

“To ensure you can always rely on your glass, come to Glasshopper Schor Glass in Aurora, IL. Our company has been installing and maintaining residential glass and commercial glass since 1921. Come to us when you need a glass expert.” – https://glasshopperaurora.com/

Glasshopperaurora.Com
(630) 897-5298
52 W. Downer PL., 2nd floor
Aurora
Private art studios

14 W. Downer Pl. upstairs
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(773) 877-9467
36 N. Broadway
Aurora IL

Family, Newborn, Boudoir & Maternity Photography – http://www.graciegphotography.com/contact

(630) 201-3239
graciegphotography@gmail.com
105 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
(630) 844-6110
130 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora
Recording Studio

Since opening in late 1997, Gremlen Studios has been devoted to the development of music artists from the Chicago area and beyond.

Out of Chicago’s recording studios, Gremlen has distinguished itself as one of the busiest, best sounding studios in the Chicago area. Record producers, artists, and bands of all different types of music genres have come to Gremlen Studios for its mix of the best vintage gear, analog capabilities, and the latest in digital recording.

(331) 684-7469
80 S. Lincoln Ave.
Aurora
(630) 897-0541
215 W. Galena Blvd. #4
Aurora
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(630) 340-3288
20 N. Broadway
Aurora
Retail vaping store
Vaping shop

(630) 229-6463
102 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
Happytimes.Com
(630) 897-2936
129 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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Headliners-Inc.Com
(630) 844-3410
41 W. New York St.
Aurora
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(630) 474-1383
120 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora
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(630) 844-6239
17 N. Broadway # 1
Aurora
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(630) 892-9641
659 S. River St.
Aurora

“Hesed House’s mission is to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, shelter the homeless and give people the chance to hope again.

Hesed House is a national model for ending homelessness – one person, one family at a time. It is the culmination of nearly three decades of strategic evolution from a formerly acceptable model of “eats and sheets” to a Comprehensive Homeless Resource Center – a campus of centralized highly skilled professionals collaborating to provide the tools necessary to help individuals and families break free of the shackles binding them to homelessness.” – https://www.hesedhouse.org/

(630) 870-1004
122 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora
(630) 486-1173
1 W. New York St.
Aurora

Try award-winning steak at Fairbanks or treat yourself to a bite from Take Two. Hollywood Casino Aurora boasts some of the best casino dining options in the Chicago area. They offer a variety of choices, each with its own unique experience. From a quick bit to eat at Take Two between spins on the slots, to a truly fine dining experience at Fairbanks Steakhouse, Hollywood Casino Aurora dining can’t be beat.

Hollywoodcasinoaurora.Com
(630) 801-1234
36 N. Lincoln
Aurora
“Find hope,give hope” is the motto for the Hope Chest Resale Store. If you like bargain shopping, then you will enjoy the Hope Chest. Your purchases and donations help provide services for the homeless and needy in the Greater Fox Valley Area of IL.” – Facebook.
(630) 892-4239
32 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
Frame Shop
Framing Shop and Art Gallery

“If These Walls Could Talk Custom Framing & Gallery is co-owned and operated by Jennifer Rauch and Tim Frederick. Combined, Jennifer and Tim have over twenty years of experience in the custom framing business.

​As a small local business, If These Walls Could Talk uses local vendors and suppliers whenever possible. ” – http://www.itwct.com/aboutus

http://www.itwct.com/
(331) 212-5962
wallstalk@itwct.com
15 N. Broadway
Aurora

(630) 844-3434 Fax: (630)-906-3460
1267 N. Lake St.
Aurora

“Illinois Floor Co. is the residential and commercial carpenter of choice for Aurora, St. Charles, Batavia, Kaneville, Naperville, Oswego, Yorkville, Plano, and beyond for clients looking for an affordable and hassle-free experience. Every project is overseen by our certified installation experts who are happy to answer any questions you have during the build phase of your project. We know that no two properties are exactly the same, and we’re always ready to provide innovative and original solutions to your unique interior needs.” – Website

(630) 844-8171
18 S. River St.
Aurora
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(630) 906-4143
213 N. Lake St.
Aurora
(630) 897-0574
37 S. River St.
Aurora

 

Located at Old Second Bank.

(630) 906-2000
1 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 229-6431
60 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora
(630) 906-9711
31 W Downer Pl # 410 - Located in Aurora Business Center
Aurora

(630) 320-2700
220 N. Broadway
Aurora
Business

At Jake’s the bagels are made from scratch and steam-baked daily. Because the bagels are steamed and not boiled they’re soft both on the inside and out. Not only are the bagels homemade right in the shop, so is everything sold at Jake’s. With 15 different kinds of bagels and over 10 flavors of cream cheese, and a featured flavor of the month, there’s sure to be something to please everyone’s taste buds!

(630) 906-0332
36 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 585-1866
56 S. Lasalle St.
Aurora

Located in the 605 innovation District at 56 S. Lasalle St.

(630) 788-1348
160 S. River St.
Aurora

dining jjs

Jimmy John’s sandwich shop is located on the ground floor of River Street Plaza. Dine in or get quick delivery. Enjoy a river view in the rear or an enjoyable lunch on the front patio.

jimmyjohns.com
(630) 844-2334
32 S. Broadway
Aurora

“Since 1990, Joseph Corporation has been addressing affordable housing needs in the Aurora community through programs dedicated to homeownership, financial planning and creating safe communities.

At Joseph Corporation, we understand that homeownership is an important part of your family’s stability and financial security.  We specialize in helping people become homeowners for the benefit of themselves, their neighborhood, and their town. Review our programs — Take your first step today toward homeownership!” – http://josephcorporation.org/

Josephcorporation.Org
(630) 906-9400
8 E. Galena Blvd. # 204
Aurora
(708) 896-7678
35 N. Broadway
Aurora
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Knightsbridge PME

 

Downtown Aurora is now home to the United States’ first PME School of Cake Decorating. Come visit today and see the exciting classes the school offers for all ages and experience levels. PME is located on the southeast corner of Broadway and New York Street.

(630) 859-3536
128 S. Broadway
Aurora
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(630) 896-2696
110 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora

 

A local bakery found on East Galena.

(630) 897-2741
118 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
Bakery, Cakes

 

Pick up cakes, bakery items, doughnuts, delicious flan and dos leches cake out of their eye-popping, lip-licking display cases. La France welcomes you with an elegant ambiance and delicious, sweet treats. Enjoy quality-crafted custom cakes or a dessert after dinner in downtown Aurora. They offer indoor and outdoor cafe seating.

(630) 892-1900
50 N. Lincoln Ave.
Aurora
Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant

Yelp review: “This place is really good! It is casual and perfect for my college life stature of living! I got two tacos for 3 bucks, and later realized they had a special: 5 tacos for 4 dollars!!
The tacos are amazing because they are completely handmade, fresh, and steaming when served on a foam plate. You can tell all of the ingredients are cut up and freshly served. I am very satisfied my new favorite spot!”

(630) 844-9908
info@laminaaurora.com
36 E. New York St.
Aurora

La Quinta de los Reyes is a fine Mexican restaurant located on the northwest corner of New York and Broadway. Famed for their fresh table-side salsa and guacamole, La Quinta is a stand out in downtown Aurora. The two-story building boasts lots of room and an outdoor patio. Live mariachi music and karaoke adds to the festive ambiance.

(630) 859-4000
15 S. Lake St.
Aurora
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“Established in 1963, Lampheres is a 4th generation family owned and operated business that strives to provide customers with a broad selection, easy credit terms, and friendly customer service.” – https://lampheres.com/about-us/

Lampheres.Com
(630) 859-1553
3 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora

Latinos Travel

(630) 844-9334
upetravel@yahoo.com
61 S. Broadway
Photographer

(630) 303-2373
11 S. Lake St.
Aurora

(630) 851-3333
77 S. River St.
Aurora
Fitness

Legacy Nutrition and Fitness is your go-to place for all your wellness needs. They offer an amazing 2,000 sq-ft. group fitness studio with full amenities, running all-day groups, personal training classes, kettlebell, boxing and dance fitness classes. Relax at their amazing health bar that serves delicious protein shakes such as Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Blueberry Muffin, and Strawberry Shortcake or enjoy an amazing fat burning Bomb Tea’s for maximum energy to boost your productivity. We also have a variety of protein bars and other great nutritional products to fuel your healthy active life style.

(630) 499-7773
17 N. Broadway
Aurora
(630) 201-5965
32 S, Lincoln Ave,
Aurora
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Automotive Glass

“Lincoln Auto Glass, before known as Fernandez Auto Glass, offers our services of auto glass replacement ,new and used, with an owner with over 18 years of experience. We also do power window repairs, window regulators, door locks, mirrors, and more. Give us a call to get a price estimate. We also have same day service.” – https://lincoln-auto-glass.business.site/

(630) 844-1440
76 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
8 E. Galena Blvd. # 208
Aurora

“Terrence M. Lindsay, PE, SE, SECB, MBA founded Lindsay & Associates, Inc. in 1997.  Terry has been serving his clients for over 25 years and provides experienced senior level involvement resulting in a demonstrated record of project success.” – http://lindsay-se.com/about/

t.lindsay-se.com
(630) 264-9650
132 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
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(630) 264-6350
113 N. Lincolnway
North Aurora 60542

Customized Residential & Commercial Cleaning Services.
We are the only cleaning services that allow the customer to determine what we get paid!

(331) 643-2087
kimberllyanne@yahoo.com
64 E. Downer Pl. # 1
Aurora

(630) 896-8343
35 S. Lasalle St.
Aurora
(630) 892-4242
31 W. Downer Pl. # 202 - Located in the Aurora Business Center
Aurora

 

(630) 844-3052
129 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
(630) 897-8771
31 W. Downer Pl. # 102
Aurora

Located in the Aurora Business Center 

(630) 896-6367
5 E. Downer PL., Suite E
Aurora

“Metro West Council of Government is a council of municipalities serving a population of more than 750,000 in Kane, DeKalb and Kendall Counties of Illinois. The non-profit organization was founded in November 2004 and is supported by member dues. It serves its members and the region by:

  • Promoting excellence in local government.
  • Evaluating the impact of pending state and federal legislation on municipalities.
  • Articulating municipal concerns and advocating municipal positions on local, regional, state and national issues.
  • Fostering intergovernmental communication and cooperation.
  • Providing research, technical assistance, training and leadership development opportunities to members.
  • Addressing growth, transportation and water conservation issues affecting the region.
  • Serving as a strong advocate for municipalities.” – http://metrowestcog.org/about.aspx
Metrowestcog.Org
(630) 859-1331
Stolp Avenue
Aurora

Millennium Plaza is situated along Stolp Avenue behind the historic Leland Tower (now Fox Island Apartments) in downtown Aurora. The public park is a landmark with its Millennium tower that points to the North Star. Wide stairs that look out to the Fox River descend to a gazebo perfect for live music or performance.

225 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora

(630) 906-6360
215 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
(630) 906-6671
63 S. Broadway
Aurora

“Mission Possible exists to holistically meet human needs in Christ’s name through two primary mechanisms:

  • We offer free healthcare for adults who are completely uninsured and unable to afford care elsewhere. This includes medical, dental, vision, physical therapy, chiropractic, occupational therapy, diabetes education, biblical counseling, and speech therapy.
  • We also offer a small Christian Recovery Ministry for clean and sober men who are looking for a safe gathering place to grow in their walk with Christ. This includes Bible study, fellowship, mentoring, discipleship, and a host of other support services that help men transition well into productive God-honoring members of society.” – http://onjesusmission.org/
(630) 801-0086
65 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
(630) 896-2384
Aurora

Mundy Park is a small pocket park in downtown Aurora that faces Broadway and opens up to Water Street Mall near Aurora’s City Hall. The park has picnic tables and benches and is the perfect place to picnic or relax in the shade of the locust trees. Local musicians perform in the park on the last Saturday of August during Alley Art Festival.

105 E. Galena Blvd. # 800
Aurora
Mrmlaw.Com
(630) 897-8475
220 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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NAPA Auto Parts

Napaonline.Com
(630) 897-8696
67 E. Downer Pl. # A
Aurora
Danmintzlaw.Com
(630) 844-8444
205 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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“The center is dedicated to supporting the natural healing of the clients with lymphedema, edema and compromised immune systems. We offer Manual & Energy Lymphatic Drainage.” – Facebook

(630) 896-8321
140 S. River St.
Aurora

dining chinahut

Dine in, carry out, or deliver. Noodles! Veggies! Tofu! And more. New China Hut #3 is a great choice for lunch or dinner in downtown Aurora.

(630) 966-2626
219 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
8 E. Galena Blvd. # 230
Aurora

(630) 896-7676
21 N. Broadway
Aurora

(630) 631-1240
233 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
(630) 844-2118
37 S. River St.
Aurora
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Oldsecond.Com
(630) 892-0202
14 W. Downer Pl. Suite H
Aurora

“We operate out of Downtown Aurora’s Art District, situated about 30 miles west of Chicago, IL. Our mission is to breathe new life into your business and brands by developing fresh, unique and impactful visual graphics. We believe in good ‘ole hard work, perseverance, and a lot of ingenuity! We focus on excellence in design and creativity while partnering with you on your visual art projects. After all, your success is our success!” – https://olivetreebrands.com/

(630) 401-6987
305 W. Indian Trail
Aurora
Auto Insurance

At Oxford Insurance we pride ourselves on being better. As one of the leading insurance agencies in Illinois we always strive to provide our customers with superior service and the best value. We have been serving Chicagoland for over 65 years!

(630) 489-0000
131 W. Galena Blvd.
Aurora
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Eyewear, Eyewear Repair & Replacement and Eye Exams
Retail

Oxie Affordable Optical provides great-looking eyewear at affordable prices. Visit our store conveniently located in downtown Aurora, Illinois.

Find us on social media:

 

(630) 692-9220
59 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
(630) 897-7573
20 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
Education
Education

“The new Paramount School of the Arts is housed in the John C. Dunham Aurora Arts Center located next to Paramount Theatre in Downtown Aurora. The Dunham Aurora Arts Center will also include new rehearsal space for the Broadway Series, guest artist apartments, a restaurant and affordable artist housing.

The new school facility will include over 20 private studios, large classroom spaces, a dance studio and the beautiful new Studio Theatre, a flexible performance space which doubles as a dance studio and classroom. The school will be the home to students of all ages and ability to study both privately and in a group setting.” – https://paramountaurora.com/school/about/

 

(630) 896-6810
school@paramountarts.com
23 E. Galena Blvd.
Aurora

Paramount Theatre is an exquisite and historical entertainment hall accommodating nearly daily productions.

(630) 896-6666
vald@paramountarts.com
14 W. Downer PL. (entrance on Stolp)
Aurora

(630) 800-8111
1000 Ray Moses Dr.
Aurora
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Established in 1915, the zoo is open daily, year-round and admission is free. Exhibits include bald eagles, wolves, cougars, foxes, otters, elk, goats, llamas, turkeys and peacocks.

(630) 256-3860
rjohnson@aurora-il.org
225 W. New York St.
Aurora

“We specialize in auto collision repair including but not limited to Frame Work, Welding, Body Work, & Exotic Paint.” – Facebook

(630) 892-6441
31 W. Downer Pl # 409 31 W. - Located in the Aurora Business Center
Aurora

(630) 844-0225
30 N. Lake St.
Aurora
(630) 892-2150
9 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora
Popcorn

“The popcorn shop will offer 40 different flavors and plans to add vegan flavors as well. Hours are noon to 7 p.m Tuesday through Saturday.”

46 W. New York Street
Aurora
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Retail

Premil is a multimedia store located at 46 W. New York St. It is owned by, Daniel Miranda, and Gio Rodriguez, both in their 20s who grew up together on State Street in Aurora. The owners are working to make Premil more than just a storefront. They want it to be part of the Aurora community and be a place for people to come together.” – Aurora Downtown Summer 2019 Quarterly. 

(630) 877-7497
premil.chicago@gmail.com
60 S Broadway
Aurora
Primerica.Com
(630) 859-0464
26 S. Stolp Ave.
Aurora

Pure Skin Solutions focuses on the health and care of your skin in ALL aspects. Enjoy an environment where holistic and advanced esthetics coexist right on Stolp Avenue in downtown Aurora.

Visit them on Facebook!
2 W Downer Pl.
Aurora

“At QT3 Systems, we take personal training to a higher level to help you live healthy; mentally, physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Become more confident in the skin you are in with realistic training methods that will work for you and your new lifestyle.

We all want to look and feel better about ourselves. It’s simple to take care of your body, and in turn your body will take care of you!” – https://qt3systems.com/#about

http://www.qt3systems.com
(630) 692-9103
43 W Galena Blvd
Aurora
Qcaachamber.Com
(630) 859-9776
213 N Lake St
Aurora
(630) 897-0574
222 S. River St.
Aurora
upholstery

Upholstery shop conveniently located on River Street just south of downtown Aurora.

(630) 859-2180
riverupholstery@gmail.com
11-13 Water Street Mall
Aurora

Riverfront Playhouse is a tucked away treasure in downtown Aurora. Located along the bricked Water Street Mall, this local theatre company operates year-round providing entertainment nearly every weekend presenting comedies, murder mysteries, thrillers and original plays and some children’s productions. Ticket discounts available on Facebook and Foursquare. Check out their website or social media pages for the current offering.

630.897.9496
info@riverfrontplayhouse.com
Aurora

A small park set back from Galena Boulevard, Rotary Park welcomes visitors of downtown Aurora with benches and nice plantings. It’s a nice place to sit and read a book while waiting for prints from Aurora Fastprint, located just east of the park. Fisherman-friendly.

39 W New York St
Aurora
Rundeengineering.Com
(630) 966-0250
rengineeringinc@gmail.com
18 W Benton Street
Aurora
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The SciTech Discovery Academy, located in downtown Aurora’s hands-on science museum, is a unique learning experience for preschoolers that encourages confident learners and a love for learning. The academy offers a stellar hands-on learning experience with enriched curriculum that includes music theory, computers, art and Spanish in addition to its core curriculum. Limited to only 36 children between the ages of 3 and 5, this preschool and kindergarten is one of the only S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum based preschools in the country an the first preschool in a museum! Full and part time options are available. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

630-859-3434 x220
preschool@scitechmuseum.org
18 W Benton St
Aurora
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SciTech is science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) represented in hundreds of hands-on exhibits in the old Aurora post office at 18 W. Benton St. in downtown Aurora.
SciTech is science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) represented in hundreds of hands-on exhibits in the old Aurora post office at 18 W. Benton St. in downtown Aurora.

Come explore over 200 interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. SciTech sparks young minds of all ages to discover the world around them.

SciTech features several indoor exhibits plus a seasonal outdoor park overlooking the Fox River.

SciTech participates in First Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. and Downtown Saturdays.

http://scitechmuseum.org
(630) 859-3434
24 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora
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630-896-0735
31 S Broadway
Aurora
(630) 264-4300
36 W Downer Pl
Aurora
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(630) 264-1172
12 N. Lasalle St
Aurora
(630) 264-3770
105 E Galena Blvd # 3
Aurora
Culverprop.Com
(630) 844-7077
57 S Broadway
Aurora
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Hair salon in downtown Aurora offering discounts to students on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call for appointments.

(630) 264-2137
201 N Lake St
Aurora
(630) 896-9306
61 S Broadway
Aurora
77 Stolp Avenue, Ste. 304
Aurora
Services

630-335-1054
jobs@stolpislandnetwork.com
5 E. Downer Pl.
Aurora
Fast Food, American

dining subway

In a hurry? Grab a quick bite to eat at everyone’s favorite sandwich shop. Subway sandwich shop is located on the ground floor of the parking garage at Downer Place and Stolp Avenue in downtown Aurora.

(630) 801-4282
15 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora
630-897-2744
219 N. Lake St.
Aurora

“Family owned and operated we have been proudly serving the Downers Grove and Chicagoland area since 1984. Always in Good Standing with the Better Business Bureau. Our staff has extensive as well as ongoing training in both foreign and domestic vehicles. Choose us for all of your transmission needs and take advantage of our unbeatable prices and excellent customer service.” – http://superiortransmission.org/

(630) 264-6000
1 E. Benton St.
Aurora

Technical Support for Technology located at 1 E. Benton St.

(866) 850-8840
31 N. Broadway Ave.
Aurora
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Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant

“Come taste Aurora’s only salsa bar with over 10 unique and homemade salsas & toppings. You are sure to find the one that pleases your palette.

At Taco Grill & Salsa Bar, you will find authentic, homemade, Mexican cuisine along with the best tacos you will ever eat. Don’t believe us? Come and try them out yourself!” – https://tacogrillaurora.com/

(630) 618-4781
info@tacogrillaurora.com
305 Cedar St.
Aurora
Photo Aurora Historical Society via Website

The house has proudly been the home of the Aurora Historical Society since it was given to us by the family in 1936. The house was a gift to the Society from William Tanner’s children, Mary Tanner Hopkins and Martha Tanner Thornton, affectionately referred to as the Tanner twins. It was placed on the national register of historic places in 1976. The Aurora Historical Society is also housed in the David L. Pierce Art and History Center at 20 E. Downer Pl. in downtown Aurora.

630-906-0650
ahs@aurorahistory.net
101 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
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Mexican Restaurant
Photo by JP P via Yelp

Facebook review: “My favorite place for tacos. Great portions. Pastor and Lengua tacos are awesome! Mi lugar favorito para comer tacos. Las porciones son excelentes! Los tacos de Lengua y al Pastor de lujo!”

(630) 859-2947
81 S. River St
Aurora
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Popular among locals, Taqueria El Tio boasts $1 tacos on Mondays and a full menu for lunch and dinner. It’s conveniently located across from the Santori Library on River Street.

(630) 844-6603
48 W Galena Blvd
Aurora
(630) 906-2232
35 S. Broadway
Aurora
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Review from Yelp: “This place is probably one of the best Mexican place I’ve ever eaten at. The staff is sweet, and the restaurant itself is nice and clean. They start you off with chips and salsa which is ridiculously delicious! The salsa is spicy, but so so good! Once you start eating the salsa you won’t be able to stop..we asked for seconds and the lady was more than willing to give us more.”

(630) 892-8059
227 E Galena Blvd
Aurora
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630-801-1900
21 S Broadway Ave
Aurora
Entertainment

“The Venue is a live music performance space in downtown Aurora, Illinois, with a 200-seat listening room and outdoor stage when weather permits. We are proud to book nationally-recognized talent in all genres of music from blues and big band, to rock and world music, and everything in between. Frequently, our opening acts feature regional and local musicians and songwriters.

The Venue is a part of the Fox Valley Music Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to music education and preservation. Please visit FVMF.org for more information.” – https://themusicvenue.org/

TheVenueAurora@gmail.com
6 W Downer Pl
Aurora
(630) 301-7444
35 S Stolp Ave # 1
Aurora

“Tools For Life is DASA-Licensed and Court-Approved, offering reasonably priced services to the Aurora, Naperville, and surrounding Fox Valley area.” – http://toolsforlife.info/

Tools4life.Info
(630) 906-1200
3 S. Lincoln Ave
Aurora
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torresmania

 

Enjoy authentic Mexican food at Torresmania #3 just east of the river. A cozy booth awaits you for lunch or dinner. Rated 4 1/2 stars on Yelp!

(630) 301-6266
5 S. Lake St
Aurora

Tortas Guadalajara

Enjoy authentic Mexican food at Tortas Guadalajara.

(630) 844-3292
14 W. Downer Place, Suite 18
Aurora
Cafe

 

Want to grab a coffee? Or a quick pastry? Meet your friends at Tredwell Coffee in downtown Aurora and enjoy the quaint atmosphere and great coffee. The cafe is open Monday through Saturday. A full menu of coffee drinks is available, as well as teas, bottled and canned beverages, and more. Check their Facebook page for daily specials. Outdoor seating is available on the rear deck overlooking the Fox River.

(630) 844-1418
205 N. Broadway
Aurora

Two Brothers Roundhouse is an Aurora destination. Passion for beer, love of food, and appreciation for great architecture flourishes in the walls of this historic 70,000 square foot facility.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Two Brothers Roundhouse is the oldest limestone roundhouse in the United States. As with their beer and food, the live entertainment has a local flair. Whether it be a wedding, reunion or corporate event, Two Brothers has a variety of spaces for friends and family to gather.

(630) 264-2739
37 W. New York St.
Aurora
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Brazilian Restaurant
Restaurant
A little piece of Brazil in downtown Aurora. Visit U Samba? for a delicious taste of Brazilian comfort foods. Find daily specials and a warm welcome at U Samba? along downtown’s Restaurant Row.
Click here to see what Yelp is saying about U Samba?
(630) 897-3903
22 E Downer Pl
Aurora
(630) 897-1925
214 S. River St.
Aurora
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(630) 859-3800
15 W Downer
Aurora

VARA Design is an award-winning full service interior design firm servicing the Chicagoland area. The designs consist of both residential and commercial interiors. They offer full service design with 3D renderings, construction documentation, fabrication, procurement, purchasing, and art curating.

http://varadesign.com
57 S. LaSalle St.
Aurora
(630) 859-1079
28 S Stolp Ave
Aurora
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Artist Studio

Wardell Art Glass Aurora IL

Step into a real working artist studio when you walk into Wardell Art Glass Studio in the historic Keystone Building in downtown Aurora. Pieces of historic stained glass are often being restored in the large, open studio. Shop for greeting cards, handcrafted tiles, and other architecturally-inspired items in the storefront.

(630) 896-4181
18 S River St
Aurora

Waubonsee.Edu
(630) 801-7900
101 N Lake St
Aurora
(630) 844-5200
30 N Lake St
Aurora
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Westernunion.Com
(630) 892-2150
73 S Lasalle St
Aurora

(630) 264-3171
14 W. Downer Ste. 16
Aurora
Vintage and artisan retail market in downtown Aurora.

Shop local! Wyckwood House offers a unique shopping experience featuring goods from local artisans in downtown Aurora. All items are woman made. Love the next item you buy for your home at Wyckwood House.

(630) 220-6841
84 S Broadway
Aurora

Xpertinsurance.Com
(630) 896-4000
20 S Lincoln Ave
Aurora
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630-264-2009
6 W. Downer Pl.
Aurora
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“We are a cooperative~minded wellness center that is home to 15+ small businesses that are passionate about their trade and serving their community! We are dedicated to providing a variety of yoga classes, belly dance, aerial yoga, reiki, and therapeutic massage to the Aurora community for a more holistic lifestyle. We offer an open space for workshops, free community events, and artistic expression. Instructors, students, and clients alike love to be a part of our mission to bring peace, learning, and wellness to the City of Aurora. – Website
(630) 465-5638
ZenLoftWellnessCenter@gmail.com
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