The Best Dispensaries In Chicago

Smoke it, toke it, blaze it–call it whatever you want.

Recreational marijuana is officially legal as of January 1st, 2020! So whether you're already a patient, or looking forward to enjoying some legal weed, we wanted to put together a list of the best dispensaries in–and around–Chicago. Enjoy responsibly.

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Dispensary 33

5001 N. Clark St. - Andersonville

If you’re looking for a bit of history, Dispensary 33 was Chicago’s first-ever dispensary! A beautiful interior and wide range of high-quality products await you at this dispensary.

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2847 W. Fullerton Ave. - Logan Square

MOCA–short for Modern Cannabis–aims not only to be a supplier of great products, but also an educator. They frequently hold “Get A Card” educational events at all Emporium Arcade locations in Chicago, as well as the "Yes We Cann" cannabis market and symposiums. Check one out!


1804 Maple Ave. - Evanston
1816 S. Arlington Heights Rd. - Arlington Heights, IL

You’re guaranteed to find a clean, safe and peaceful environment at all Verilife dispensaries, plus a wide selection of products and superbly knowledgable staff.

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NuMed Chicago

1308 W. North Ave. - Bucktown

With a few different locations throughout Illinois, NuMed is focused on a clinical and compassionate approach to providing pharmaceutical-grade medical cannabis.

3C Compassionate Care Center

1700 Quincy Ave., Unit 103 - Naperville, IL

3C Compassionate Care Center donates 20% of all profits to research efforts to cure neurological conditions such as SCI, MS, ALS and others. That’s something we think everyone can get behind.

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GreenGate Chicago

7305 N. Rogers Ave. - Rogers Park

Open seven days a week, this medical-only dispensary aims to provide personalized care to all of its patients in a welcoming environment.

Mission Illinois

8554 S. Commercial Ave. - South Shore

Mission looks to provide a safe, inclusive and professional environment, as well as acts of community service, educational offerings, charitable donations and more.

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The Herbal Care Center

1301 S. Western Ave. - Tri-Taylor

You’ll find one of the largest and most diverse product selections at The Herbal Care Center including flower, edibles, concentrates and topicals.

MedMar Lakeview

3812 N. Clark St. - Lakeview

MedMar’s staff is comprised of experienced professionals that include Illinois pharmacists, nurses and pharmacy technicians. So you know you’re in good hands at this dispensary.

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Windy City Cannabis

1137 W. 175th St. - Homewood, IL

2535 Veterans Dr. - Posen, IL

11425 S. Harlem St. - Worth, IL

8340 S. Roberts Rd. - Justice, IL 

Not only does Windy City Cannabis offer a wide array of products, but also a wide range of locations with four spread across the Chicagoland area. You’ll find clean and modern facilities at each location, as well as well-trained and attentive staff.

Zen Leaf Chicago

6428 N. Milwaukee Ave. - Edgebrook

With 10–and counting–dispensaries across the nation, you can expect only the highest of quality from Zen Leaf.

Nature’s Care Company

975 Rohlwing Rd. - Rolling Meadows, IL

Helping patients feel better physically and emotionally, that is Nature’s Care Company’s mission. One that it is accomplishing with their staff of highly qualified patient care specialists and a substantial menu of products.

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Columbia Care IL

4758 N. Milwaukee Ave. - Jefferson Park

Columbia Care has over 50 facilities in operation or development in 15 markets, including the EU. So you better believe they know a thing or two about service and making sure their customers are taken care of.

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Seven Point

1132 Lake St. - Oak Park, IL

Check out Seven Point's modern and welcoming storefront in Oak Park, or attend one of their workshops or coffee & cannabis chat events.

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Maribis of Chicago

4570 S. Archer Ave. - Brighton Park

You'll always find a great selection of products at Maribis of Chicago as well as frequent deals and specials.

Midway Dispensary

5648 S. Archer Ave. - Archer Heights

No two conditions are alike. That’s why Midway Dispensary carries a diverse menu of carefully selected products to ensure that all of its patients are taken care of.

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7955 W. Grand Ave. - Elmwood Park, IL

FloraMedex’s loft-style environment gives patients ample space and comfort in an upscale urban environment. Perfect for browsing their large stock of dry flower, concentrate, edibles, vape cartridges, rso, tinctures and more.


852 South Westgate - Addison, IL

EarthMed staffs employees with backgrounds in healthcare and that are knowledgable about the medical applications of cannabis, so you know you’re in good hands here.