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Ryan Field

1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
+1 847-491-2287
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A real old time ball field!

We saw a Northwestern play Penn State there. You could see evrything from where we sat and anyplace... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Cranford, New Jersey
Regular visitor

Ryan Field offers a fan-friendly old-style Big Ten college football experience. Yes, there is a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
David M
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  • Poor6%
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1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
1501 Central St, Evanston, IL 60208-3630
+1 847-491-2287
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We saw a Northwestern play Penn State there. You could see evrything from where we sat and anyplace else in the stadium.

Thank abarry39
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Ryan Field offers a fan-friendly old-style Big Ten college football experience. Yes, there is a modern video scoreboard and many improvements. It's an old stadium that is easy to navigate. The fans are friendly. On game days there is a children's area called Wildcat Alley...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you have mobility issues Ryan Field can be tricky to navigate. You must be pro-active to get help with everything from elevator access (to higher seating sections) to getting on "free" shuttle buses returning from stadium to parking lots. An able friend must go...More

1  Thank Midwestern_Woman
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not a die hard fan of the Northwestern Wildcats, but do cheer them on when they play against other teams; teams other than "Illinois Fighting Illini", and plus I love college football. As for the stadium it's great! The seats, and everything seems so...More

Thank T G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Take public transportation from the City or Burbs. The train / subway gets you close enough. Then, you can walk over. Otherwise, take a taxi, Uber, Lift, etc. This stadium is imbedded into a very traditional suburban neighborhood.

Thank Acommon1
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Wow - where do I start? I know - the clear bag policy. First - it doesn't speed gate entry. It inconveniences ONLY the female fan. I got the stupidest questions about my wallet and a windbreaker jacket. Really?? Get over yourselves, Northwestern stadium personnel....More

Thank Rosalie S
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint. But more like a large high school stadium than big-time college football. Understaffed and unprepared for more than a few thousand extra visitors.

Thank Esquire18589
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Had a great time watching Northwestern beat Duke. Great site lines. You can only bring in clear bags - purses can not be larger than 4" x 6". Prices were reasonable for pop and hot dogs. A short walk from the Purple CTA Line.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great local fun afternoon. You certainly will run into someone you know. Grateful to have a facility lie this so local

Thank diner574
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time at the NU game. I recommend it, it's perfect for a boring day. It's easy to get to and very cheep.

Thank jchar810
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Henry P
18 September 2016|
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Response from barrynoah | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can purchase traditional ballpark food here - nothing out of the ordinary.
7 September 2016|
Response from barrynoah | Reviewed this property |
I would contact the stadium as they have many tailgate areas around the stadium but arrangements need to be made in advance