6201 15th Ave NW
Status: Certified Open
Benito's Chicago Eatery, a new Ballard spot serving up deep dish pizza, Chicago beef, and Chicago-style hot dogs opened to the public on Friday May 11, per their Facebook page. My Ballard says that hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m. On Friday and Saturday they’re open till 11 p.m. and closed on Sundays. Benjamin Kulikowski, the chef and former Chicagoan, has spent the last year renovating and building out a site that housed a former mail and shipping vendor called The Mailbox. No beer flowing, as of yet.