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129 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2901
+1 708-848-5555
11:00 - 21:00
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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Small and cozy place but the food is incredibly delicious and such a bargain for the price. The lamb dishes are especially good and with such generous portions.

Thank seng102757
Oak Park, Illinois
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Grape Leaves has been tucked away in the same location for years. That says something in itself. I have also been going for lunch for at least ten years. We loved the reliable flavors and low prices. Then it happened, new decorations, new owners and new prices. I am going to continue to make it a stop but I have... More 

Thank TravelingTess1013
Oak Park, Illinois
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Even though we are a walking distance away from this place and having tried several menu items just to give them another chance I am convinced that their cook has not the finesse for Middle eastern and Mediterranean dishes. I am not going into the details but the dishes lack the vibrant taste that you expect from the region. Bland,... More 

Thank OP60302
Oak Park, Illinois
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I have gotten take out from here a few times and it is pretty good. It's reliably good but not great. The wait times are pretty short and it's well priced. I wouldn't recommend eating there though as the tables and atmosphere are not great. Just get takeout and enjoy the food at home.

Thank GriffinKelley
Oak Park, Illinois
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We typically go here for takeout, but there is a relatively small dining area. The food is good and very reasonably priced. The shwarmas are great.

Thank seanoseano
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Went recently for dinner using a groupon. We got an appetizer two mains with soup or salad and dessert We also had tea. Picked the egg plant spread as appetizer Outstanding with just a hint of smokiness The main courses were lamb chops and a seafood platter. Both of the main courses were very good with outstanding ingredients. Plump shellfish... More 

Thank Michael R
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

I've been looking for a good Greek restaurant to get Chicken Shwarma--it's my favorite! I saw it on the menu at this place and decided to take my sister and check it out. We started with the hummus appetizer. I didn't think you could mess up hummus but this had absolutely no flavor. Then my chicken shwarma dinner came out.... More 

Thank catstick
Oak Park, Illinois
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

I am not sure how this place stays in business. Everything they serve has pine nuts and is overcooked. Have never had a good experience there...except the wait staff is very sweet!

Thank lesleykeeley223
Vienna, Virginia
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124 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

If you like eastern Mediterranean food, try this place. It's a bit of a hole-in-the wall with a simple menu and good service. BYOB as they do not have a liquor license or choose not to serve. Make sure they understand your order: both I and another patron were delivered the wrong dish. No big deal for me: picking off... More 

Thank UCLA72
St. Louis
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We frequent this place and love it. It is one of our fave OP restaurants. Plus it's BYOB which makes it that much better. We love the hummus and babba. The shish kabobs are yummy and the service is pretty good. Owner is there most of the time and he is very nice.

Thank BrockStar1977

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oak Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-848-5555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?