Welcome to Downtown Lemont, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Founded in 1835 during the construction of the I&M Canal, visit today and Enjoy Our Scene of restaurants, brewery, taverns, shopping, services, and lodging. Home to the award-winning Pollyanna Brewing and Taproom. Hungry Hound visited Wooden Paddle for their American wood-fired pizza and shared plates. Chicago’s Best conquered the famous half-pound Nick Burger at Nick’s Tavern and praised La Dolce Vita for their upscale Italian-American classics. Located 5 minutes by bike from The Forge: Lemont Quarries - the largest aerial park in North America! - you are never far from an adventure in Downtown Lemont.