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Yoshi's Cafe

3257 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3419
+1 773-248-6160
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wagyu burger” (6 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3257 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3419
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

My trip to Chicago isn’t complete without a visit to Yoshi’s Cafe. As usual, the service is superb and food is even better. Had three mushroom soup and Wagyu burger. Just amazing.

Thank Tad W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Yoshi's Cafe during Restaurant Week to celebrate our friend's birthday. The food was excellent and needless to say so was the value of their menu offering. It had been years since I had been (with an unfortunate and most likely singular incident...More

Thank judiths776
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

One of the best overall consistent, best value, best tasting, and best service upscale (not fine) dining option in the East Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. Simple nouvelle French-Japanese fusion comfort food! Never misses to please.

1  Thank Darrell N
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a little congested inside but they did a good job of making a comfortable and “classy” feel. Food - 3 The preparation and fusion of Japanese and American styles are done right. Just a little salty for my taste. Service - 4...More

1  Thank skankymonk
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous foods and taste so delicious and when the food comes, makes your mouth watering. Staff is extremely nice and friendly. You will be so satisfied to visit this restaurant. Love it, love it, love it.

1  Thank Anson0325
Reviewed 31 March 2017

First off, let me start by saying we were having a horrible travel day. Our flight was 3 1/2 hours late which made us late to a theatre show even though we went straight there from the airport. Traffic was horrible due to a severe...More

2  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Came here for Sunday dinner after moving a relative into the area. Quite a treat. All dishes were wonderful. Great menu. Looking forward to a return visit.

1  Thank jls57300
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Yoshi's is a classic great neighborhood restaurant. They offer everything from Waygu to vegetarian and all with great flavor and originality. Solid good food and Mrs. Yoshi is a true gem! The service is impeccable, the bread delicious and the drinks are great to go...More

1  Thank philip r
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Since 1982 continues to deliver cutting-edge culinary delights, with an American/Asian fusion flare. Specials menu essentially presents a different offering every evening. We have eaten here for three decades and continue to be pleased and amazed. Fine wine menu. White table cloth with warm personal...More

1  Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I cannot begin to write how much my husband and I love this restaurant. The food is consistently excellent and the service is impeccable. We had our wedding at Yoshi's and invited 30guests. Everyone was favorably impressed with the food, service and atmosphere. Everything on...More

Thank lzellhofer
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Questions & Answers
Howard R
11 February 2017|
Response from DON_2013_CR | Reviewed this property |
The menus change with some frequency. Would suggest that you check their website or contact them directly when making a reservation. My preferred meal at Yoshi's has always been at dinner, and I have never been... More
Howard R
11 February 2017|
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Response from DON_2013_CR | Reviewed this property |
Menus do change periodically, but most offerings are what you would expect (omelets, waffles, pancakes, etc) for breakfast.
Liz R
13 September 2016|
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Response from DON_2013_CR | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the other responses. A bit more casual in the warm weather, but certainly necessary jackets, ties or fancy clothes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3257 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60657-3419
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-248-6160
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