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Al Bawadi Restaurant

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7216 W 87th St, Bridgeview, IL 60455-1822
09:00 - 23:00
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best middle eastern restaurants I have ever been too. I would recommend all folks to eat here once. All is halal. ;)

Thank Hamad A
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg this was literally some of the best food I have ever had and I know Arab food. We ate here twice during our stay in Chicago. If we lived closer we would eat here every single day. I wish they had one where we live, they would be so busy all the time just like they are here. All... More 

Thank Michelle K
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133 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place is great. We usually eat in or take out and it's always great. If you're dining there, order the mixed grill tray. Comes with more than you can handle for 4-5 persons including fatoush (Arabic salad), bread, hummus, and mixed pickles. For dessert try the kenafah made to order. Goes well with mint tea or coffee.

Thank adelZman
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a guy who knows how Middle Eastern tastes, this is by far is one of the best middle eastern food I've tried within the USA. I went to Chicago for three nights and we had all our dinners there. Abo Fars the owners is a wonderful guy and he offered us free desert and tea despite my son broke... More 

2 Thank alSariKSA
Charlottesville, Virginia
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

To me middle eastern food is all about that killer combination of pita bread, smeared on the inside with either, hummus or even better garlic sauce and filled with a combination of meat and tabbouleh salad. This place has some amazing garlic sauce and grilled meats that makes this into a unforgettable mixture. The price is right here and if... More 

Thank Michal F
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Located west of chicago in suburbs great mediterranean restaurant i been going here once in 2 months great food, great environment must try their Lamb shish kebab. They also have some fresh squeezed juice and great mint tea.

Thank Arturas S
Islamabad, Pakistan
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191 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing Restuarant, offers authentic Mediterranean Lebanese cuisine. Tip: order food with caution. The servings are too large for two - three people.

1 Thank AmirJahangir
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Mezze are really really good. Hummus is thick and creamy, baba ghannoush is good and garlicky, and the toum, a whipped garlic dip, is phenominal. Kabobs are usually cooked well, but juicy and flavorful. Sandwiches are pretty good too. Only thing is they have plighty and sketchy highly promiscuos Euro Marxist contemplatories working there sometimes, and makes you think twice....

Thank Babbalooman
Lexington, Kentucky
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have been to this place twice before and found a serious issue with there service , a very rude Manager who was not listening. We ordered a two of the the main platters which used to include Lamb chops and Quail which they took it out and replaced with spicy chicken which we as also not seen in the... More 

Thank Atif S
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Authentic, tasty and great atmosphere. I will most certainly return. Also the staff made suggestions and cared that we had an excellent meal and time.

Thank griergirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7216 W 87th St, Bridgeview, IL 60455-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview
  • Phone Number: 7085991999
Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?