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Cafe Orchid

1746 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613-3538
+1 773-327-3808
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb” (8 reviews)
“kebab” (5 reviews)
“hummus” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Halal
$$ - $$$
1746 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613-3538
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The meals and appetizers we tried out were excellent. The Ezme, Stuffed Grape Leaves and the Eggplant Imam Bayildi were really tasty and well prepared. The feta cheese filo dough wraps were delicious and fresh! You cannot go wrong with the Doner and Kofte kebab...More

Thank OP60302
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had a taste for some classic Turkish food & Cafe Orchid didn’t disappoint! The appetizers were great from the Calamari, chopped salad, white beans, delicious bread, shredded potato salad & chopped liver with fries & onions, listed as the best in Chicago, & it was!...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Sultan's Delight is just as I remember in Turkey. I would have never ordered it had I not been to Turkey. It is delicious! My friends loved it. Great place to enjoy a quiet dinner with friends.

Thank Pam-travelfan
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We got a cab here but there was a small parking lot. A small place with lots of delicious options. We each chose a dish from the restaurant favorites. The lamb was tender and flavorful. The chicken thighs were grilled and tasty. We brought our...More

Thank LauryJ
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Cafe Orchid is a small place in a nondescript neighborhood, but don't let that fool you! Bring your own wine to enjoy with their varied menu selection focusing on lamb and chicken. I ordered the lamb shank and it was big enough for three people...More

Thank midwest52016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Years ago, a friend recommended Cafe Orchid, but I am so seldom in this neighborhood that I never went. But my (grown) son and I ate here before Game Three of the World Series, and I went back this weekend with my wife. For several...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I visited this place on the weekend and I liked it. I ordered the chicken served with rice which was really good. It is quaint which I enjoyed as well. I will visit again.

Thank dln882
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The zucchini pancake appetizer turned out to be three patties that were sort of dry and flavorless. The chicken stew was hearty and a large enough for two leftover dinners at home. The complimentary bread was very good. I was charged more for the entree...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This Wrigleyville storefront looks like a hole in the wall, as another review has mentioned, but the food is spectacular. My wife and I have eaten in Turkey, and in other Turkish restaurants in the US, and this is at the highest level in terms...More

Thank Henry F
Reviewed 29 February 2016

West of Wrigleyville on Addison there is a little Turkish restaurant that is really good. Our server was prompt and knowledgeable about the menu and made us feel at home. I had the Chicken Sahanda Kebab sauteed with red and green pepper, tomato, olive oil....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
11:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1746 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613-3538
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: +1 773-327-3808
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