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Uncle Fun - CLOSED

1338 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3209
+1 773-477-8223
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Uncle Fun is closing!!!

I very much regret to advise my TripAdvisor friends that the Uncle Fun store on Belmont Ave. is... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2014
Glenview, Illinois
a fun find

A weekend in town with my son caused me to look for fun activities. Ran across this place on... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2014
Carmel, Indiana
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22 Jan 2014
“Uncle Fun is closing!!!”
6 Jan 2014
“a fun find”
1338 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-3209
+1 773-477-8223
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

I very much regret to advise my TripAdvisor friends that the Uncle Fun store on Belmont Ave. is going out of business on the weekend of January 25, 2014. The owner has moved to Baltimore and has started a similar business there. The Chicago store...More

6  Thank SailorJon11
Reviewed 6 January 2014

A weekend in town with my son caused me to look for fun activities. Ran across this place on tripadvisor and took a chance. Very glad I did. Unique shop with eclectic inventory begs for casual shopping. Something for everyone. Bins, shelves, drawers, and walls...More

Thank energydude
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This store is off the hook! If they don't have it here, you're not worthy to have it anyway! I found SO MUCH cool souvenirs for our friends and family back home that i spent the rest of our honeymoon buying stuff for ourselves, hell...More

Thank Cornelis T
Reviewed 10 September 2013

What a treat! I came across this online and added as a "must-stop" while in Chicago. I was not disappointed! After driving the crazy streets of Chicago and finding parking I arrived with approximately 3 minutes left until they closed. I said I would hurry...More

Thank Natasha C
Reviewed 11 August 2013

This store is for EVERYONE! Goofy gifts, nostalgic gifts, quirky gifts, wacky gifts....well, you get the idea. The prices are great; the employees fabulous!! I would give this store 10 stars if I could -- 4 glitter stars, 3 neon stars, 1 made from bacon,...More

3  Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Uncle Fun is this kitchy cool little shop off Belmont. It's got retro toys, funky toys, crazy books, and kooky hats. I haven't seen wind-up toys in FOREVER and they've got 'em. It's a step back into my childhood and into my dad's childhood. There's...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Great shop to visit while in the Lakeview neighborhood. They've got tons of fun gadgets, toys, and miscellaneous fun stuff. Really awesome collection of books as well. The employees are silly (as expected in such a place) but also really helpful and friendly.

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Uncle Fun is an awesome retro/vintage store. It has only changed slightly over the last few years.It is filled with toys and junk that looked like it has been stored and just now seen the light of day. That's the thrill, digging through old library,...More

Thank LittleLassie
Reviewed 9 December 2012

We saw a short paragraph on this place in a shopping guide from our hotel room. We love gag gifts, silly items, and geeky stuff (think stupid.com or thinkgeek.com), so we had to check it out. It is hard to find items like that in...More

Thank pottersclay75
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I found this place online prior to our trip. I included it for my crazy, young at heart husband who loves practicle jokes, cartoons and toys. He was in heaven at Uncle Fun! The young ladies working in the store have terrific personalities and will...More

1  Thank catlapinski
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