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Al Bawadi Restaurant

7216 W 87th Street, Bridgeview, IL
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Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Bridgeview
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Shwarma, kabobs, lamb, non-alcoholic beverages, juices.
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I come from a city filled with options for Middle Eastern restaurants, so this place is being compared to some of the greatest restaurants in North America. Food: 9/10 I don't give out 10s unless the food is drop-dead amazing. This food was great and everything was cooked properly. The rice wasn't bland or dry, although the portion of rice... More 

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South Bend
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant with great food and service. The decor is beautiful and the staff is very knowledgeable. I always go for the mixed grill and every time I take a bite of the fooday I thank God and feel like I am eating the best food. If you want authentic and great food then this is... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I went here with my family based on a friend's recommendation. We thought it was just your typical Middle Eastern/Arabian food but when we tried it we were glad we were wrong! We ordered the meat platter, good for 5 people, and it was more than enough for us. The service was great but the place was a little too... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I visited this restaurant with 4 of my friends while on trip to Chicago. I have to say that it is the most amazing lebanese cuisine I have ever tasted in the US... truly authentic food and arab atmosphere. We ordered the full buffet. Every dish was amazing, from the hummus to the baba ghanouj to even the bread that... More 

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband & I had lunch here at it was wonderful. The selections on the menu are plentiful and the food tasted great. The ceilings are draped in fabric so the restaurant is very pretty. We are not middle eastern but the staff made us feel welcome and explained many of the dishes to us. Definitely get the mixed fruit... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The food was very tasty and reasonably priced we ordered meat (mixed grill), fish Talabia, and quail cooked on charcoal , all the food was cooked to perfection the presentation of the food on a special designed plates, for each item and the service was exceptional, if you have not been to middle eastern restaurant go there you will not... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for the last 5 years , always good quality food, their quality never changed , recently they remodeled the place and it looks good, keep up the good work guys.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to go for middle eastern food. The staff is great just like the food. Large portion sizes means you will be bring some of what ever you order home. You cannot go wrong here.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I visited the place while on vacation, and was craving for arab food and Was recommended this place, the food was amazing! The taste was original and the serving was above expectations. All in all, I recommend this for anyone who would to enjoy true arab cuisine

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This restaurant makes the best humus I've ever tasted. Their lamb chops are also great. I really liked the atmosphere and the service and will try to come back again whenever in Chicago.

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Additional Information about Al Bawadi Restaurant

Address: 7216 W 87th Street, Bridgeview, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bridgeview
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

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